By Mildon Yeager U.S. Naval Reserve Sea Bee Battalion LARNED - It all started when I was a senior in high school. A Navy recruiter came to visit with students who were interested in maybe joining the Navy. I was very interested, because I knew in April, I would be 18 years and would be on the wanted list at our draft board and I was not interested in going into the Army. So I ...
USD 495 calendar Wednesday -Seminar, FCA Core Team; Seminar, TAC; LHS Stuco, 7:30 a.m.; Play practice, 6 p.m. Thursday - LHS Cross Country at Sterling, 4 p.m.; LMS Football at Pratt, 4 p.m.; Play practice, 6 p.m. Friday - LHS Regional Tennis at Abilene; FCA, 7:30 a.m.; LHS Football at Hoisington, 7 p.m. Saturday - LHS Regional Tennis at Abilene; LHS Golf at Lakin, 9:30 a.m.; LHS Debate at Hays, 8 a.m.; LHS Fr. Volleyball ...
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by the Family Crisis Center, 1924 Broadway, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Ambassador in charge will be Eric Gotsche with greeters Erin Powers and Rebecca Ford. Coffee, doughnuts and door prizes will be available.
"Hundreds" of blondes paraded through Riga, Latvia at the third annual "March of the Blondes" festival designed to lift the country's spirits following a rough stretch for the economy.
Dear Editor, If the Democrats want to avoid an election slaughter in 2012 maybe they should move for the immediate repeal of Obamacare. The majority of our population wants it repealed and resent the manner in which it was passed over their loud objections. Democrats need to stop acting as though that big stink doesn't exist. Maybe they should also avoid Obama and his cronies like the plague. Byron Maduska, Leavenworth
Dear Editor, Now that I have gone this far on my B-29 Memorial information, I want to thank everyone who have helped is doing so. Linda McCaffrey, Beverly Komarek and her staff at the Barton County Museum have provided hospitality and support. I plan to leave this notebook at the Barton County Museum for your inspection and viewing. I want to thank Jim Misunas, Great Bend Tribune reporter, for his support by an article and ...
Dear Editor, To the citizens of Great Bend: While traveling through your fine city the other day I noticed a monstrosity in front of your courthouse. I inquired about it and found out it was a monument dedicated to Jack Kilby, inventor of the computer chip. I was told the cost was over a million dollars. What a travesty. At a time when money is so scarce and people are finding it hard to survive, ...
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) - ESPN pulled Hank Williams Jr.'s classic intro song from its broadcast of Monday night's NFL game after the country singer famous for the line "Are you ready for some football?" used an analogy to Adolf Hitler in discussing President Barack Obama.
Dan Altman of Orlando, Fla. and Kristine Mathers Altman of Maitland, Fla., announce the engagement of their daughter, Staci Altman, to Steve Nekic, son of Debbi and Frank Nekic of St. Joseph, Mich. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Darlene Mathers of Great Bend, and the late Robert R. Mathers.
Red and Jean Peevyhouse will celebrate their 60th anniversary on Nov. 30 with a Come and Go Open House from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Central Baptist Church, Lakin and Harrison, in Great Bend. The public is invited to attend.
Paul and Nancy Jones, of Hays, will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Nov. 27, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo. with their children, Paul Weston and Elodie Jones, Matthew and Shelley Jones, and Jarrod and Stacey Jones and grandchildren. The couple was united in marriage on Nov. 27, 1963 at The Evangelical United Brethren Church in LaCrosse.
Author Diana Webster announces the release of her new family novel, "The Parent," which helps parents examine their own relationships with their children.
The following meals will be served Nov. 25 and Nov. 26. The secondary schools also have available daily: Main dish second choices, chef's salad, combo lunches and choice of vegetables and dessert. The breakfast menu is offered only to students in USD 428. Menus are subject to change without notice. Milk served with all meals. All meals as offered meet USDA nutritional guidelines.
C&V Home Improvement has been serving Central and Western Kansas for over 35 years. Since 2011, the growing company has been under the ownership of Matt Hoisington. When founder Dennis Carson sold his business to Hoisington, the two worked to move the company's headquarters from Ellinwood to Great Bend, with an office at 2407 10th Street. After two years of continual growth, C&V Home Improvement once again needed room to expand. In October, they hosted ...
The following well-balanced and nutritious Friendship Meals will be served for lunch at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. Meals are served with milk; donations for coffee and tea are accepted.
Jordyn Buntain, Great Bend, is a candidate to receive a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree at Washburn University commencement exercises at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 13 in Lee Arena, Petro Allied Health Center. Graduates will also be honored during a recognition and pinning ceremony at 3:30 p.m. the same day at White Concert Hall.
Christmas, lamentation, October air and memory will express themselves musically at Fort Hays State University's first concert in December.
The image of Mom with her nose buried in the front page, Dad reading the sports page and the kids chuckling their way through the comics, harkens back to long ago days when news exposure in the home was a family affair. Sections of the daily paper were shared just like the space around the glow of the round radio dial and later the television set.