The Great Bend Recreation Commission is forming the spring sessions of exercise classes. All classes start Monday, April 11, and continue until Memorial Day. Classes are held at the Great Bend Activity Center, 2715 18th St. Program Coordinator Garet Fitzpatrick provided the following course descriptions: Talaya Schwartz leads Noon Body Shaping over the lunch hour. This is a fun, strength and flexibility exercise program to tone and firm. This class ...
Great Bend Municipal Court March convictions and fines Christopher Shawn Adams, no driver license, $376 Emily M. Adams, loud music from vehicle, $96 Joshua Ryan Anderson, driving while suspended/revoked, no proof insurance, $1,426 Kenneth Paul Appleby Jr., battery, $211 Genevieve M. Bartonek, violate traffic control signal, $111 Eugene Vann Black, battery, $561 Todd Eugene Bowers, battery. $276 Antonia Burrow, dog at large, vicious dog, ...
The Barton Community College Board of Trustees will look at contracts and other issues when it meets for the monthly study session, at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Seminar Room, F-30 of the Fine Arts Building. Contract renewals for faculty and for head coaches are coming up and are on the agenda. Dean of Administration Mark Dean will present a financial statement, and board chairman Dr. Paul Maneth will review "reporting formats." ...
The City of Claflin met at its regular meeting on March 14. Below are the unofficial minutes.
Barton Community College art students and their instructor, Steve Dudek, had their work accepted in Sterling College's 37th Annual Prairie Art Exhibition. The exhibit is continuing through mid April. Dudek received a first-place award for his watercolor painting of Japanese koi fish titled "Gridded Koi." Barton art student Diane Engle, Great Bend, earned a Merit Award for her watercolor painting, "Faith ...
The Barton Community College Foundation anticipates another growth spurt for its Fourth Annual Sporting Clay Shoot, which has attracted more and more participants each year since the first event in 2008. The clay shoot is a fund-raiser to provide mini grants for Barton faculty to enhance student learning, said Darnell Holopirek, Barton's Executive Director of Institutional Advancement. This year's event is set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 17, ...
The City of Great Bend Cemetery Rules and Regulations Committee will meet at 4 p.m. on Wednesday at the Cemetery office.
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Habitat for Humanity, 19th and Hubbard, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Ambassador in charge will be Barry Bowers with greeters Shay Kasselman and brett Middleton. Coffee, doughnuts and door prizes will be available.
LARNED - Larned High School's Over Actors' Anonymous will present 'The Masked Musketeer,' April 9 and 10 at the Larned Community Center.
From a memo to paramedics in Edmonton, Alberta, by Alberta Health Services: Drivers should "respond WITHIN the posted speed limits EVEN when responding with lights and siren." "Our job is to save lives," AHS wrote, "not put them in jeopardy." According to drivers interviewed by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation News, police have been issuing tickets to drivers on emergencies if they speed or go through red lights. Oh, man, here's your bad idea Thalia Surf Shop ...
HOUSTON (AP) - Connecticut's Alex Oriakhi and the rest of his frontcourt mates led the Huskies to their third national title by succeeding where so many teams have failed: They bullied Butler.
HOUSTON (AP) - The only thing that could stop Kemba Walker and Connecticut's amazing run was the final buzzer.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Already packed with one surprise after another, the NCAA women's tournament has one big dose of intrigue left when Notre Dame and Texas A&M play for the championship.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - The Larned State Hospital marathon team captured second place among the 15 entries in the Government Agency Division of the 13th Annual Oklahoma City Marathon.
The Larned High forensics team competed at Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina May 4 for the Class 4A state speech festival. From left, Abby Ayre, Rachael Herter, Michael Wysong, Shealon Calkins, Alex Lessard, Samantha Harter and (not pictured) Jacey Bishop. Earning one ratings were Michael Wysong, poetry; Rachael Herter and Jacey Bishop, IDA; Jacey Bishop, prose. Earning two ratings were Abby Ayre, poetry; Samantha Harter, humorous solo; Alex Lessard and Shealon Calkins, IDA.
Activities Week of May 12-18
May 13-18, 2013
Army Reserve Spec. Tiffany J. Hekele has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
The Barton County team of Ryan Kohman, Parker Smith, Katelyn Reh and Lake Lyman placed 2nd in the state at the recent State 4-H Air Rifle Competition. The 4-H Shooting Sports Program uses the skills and disciplines of shooting to assist young people and their leaders to attain knowledge and develop essential life skills.
The Kansas 911 Coordinating Council and the Kansas Adjutant General's Department have selected Scott Ekberg as the Kansas 911 liaison. Ekberg will begin his duties May 13th.
The certified public accounting firm of Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, Chartered is pleased to announce Brian Staats as the firm's new Managing Partner, effective May 1st.
Louise Gunn will celebrate her 90th birthday with a reception from 1 to 3 p.m. on May 18 at the First Christian Church, 5230 Broadway in Great Bend. Hosts for the event will be her children, grandchildren and their families. No gifts are requested.
Richard L. Ahlvers will celebrate his 80th birthday with an Open House from 1 to 4 p.m. on May 19 at 37 NW 48 Road in Great Bend. Hosts for the event will be his children, Alicia Ahlvers and Richelle Ahlvers Dolphin and husband Wade.
League of Women Voters of Great Bend will hold the monthly meeting at noon on Tuesday, May 14, at Montana Mike's in the north room. Lunch will be from the menu and can be from their "quick serve" menu.
USD 428 Board of Education will meet at 5 p.m. on Monday at the District Education Office, 201 Patton road. Items on the agenda include approval of 7-12 English Language Arts resource adoption; options for replacement of current HVAC system at Riley Elementary School; approval of FBLA trip to Anaheim, Calif. for national competition; approval to alter summer hours at the District Education Center; approval of sign purchase by Lincoln School PTO; approval to renew ...
Timothy and Amy Frieb recently presented the Hoisington Boy Scout/Cub Scout Troop 7130 with a $2,500 FOCUS grant through Fontanelle Hybrids.