USD #428 Board of Education will meet at 5 p.m. on Sept. 13 at the District Education office. Items on the agenda include recognitions and achievements, approval of local Inservice Education plan, approval of vehicle bids, USD 428 Kansas Assessments, enrollment update, and supervision of middle school students at football games.
The Otis Rural High School class of 1960 held their 50th reunion on Aug. 21 at the Highland Hotel in Great Bend.
With preliminary data in, quality traits of the 2010 Kansas wheat crop were a pleasant surprise, according to the annual Wheat Quality Report released Sept. 2 by the Kansas Agriculture Statistics.
The League of Women Voters of Great Bend will hold the monthly meeting at noon on Sept. 14 at The Club at Stone Ridge. Lunch will be from the menu. The speaker will be State Senator Ruth Teichmann, Republican from Stafford. She will be addressing the issues and problems the shortfall will have on the state and local programs funded by the state. Lunch will be informal, and time will be allowed for questions from the floor. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. Come prepared to ask questions. They will be answered it possible.
John Jaco Realty is proud to announce that Lori L. Kelly has joined their firm.
Kansas State University alumni in the Great Bend area are planning a tailgate party for local alumni and prospective K-State students Thursday, Sept. 23, at The Front Door, 1615 Tenth St. High school students interested in learning more about K-State are encouraged to attend.
TLC Twisters 4-H Club met on Aug. 29. Sayler led us in the Pledge of Allegiance and the
Nex-Tech Wireless would like to announce the second quarter results for the Holy Family Great Bend School district with a donation of $102.85 and a donation of $50.57 for the Central Kansas Christian Academy School district, from the School Rebate Program. The School Rebate Program, offered exclusively by Nex-Tech Wireless, was created to assist local schools in raising additional funds to be used as determined by the participating school. The program, which was launched in the fall of 2006, has donated over $100,000 to local schools throughout the Nex-Tech Wireless service area.
A special day for Sunflower Diversified Services will begin with an open house at its Comfort Zone therapy center, 1521 K-96. The event will be held simultaneously with the Chamber of Commerce Coffee at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 16.
HUTCHINSON - Congressman Jerry Moran announced Thursday that he is now accepting applications for nominations to the United States Service Academies. The academies include the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y; the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.; the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.; and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, N.Y. Those selected will enter the academies in June 2011.
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Genetics, brain function and other factors hold promise of helping researchers predict which teenagers will become binge drinkers and abuse alcohol. A study just out in the journal Nature suggests scientists can teach a computer to make such a prediction with close to 70 percent accuracy.
LONDON - Novak Djokovic's large lead in the rollicking Wimbledon final was slipping away, due in no small part to Roger Federer's regal presence and resurgent play.
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CLEVELAND - The Kansas City Royals' recent road dominance has grounded to a halt.