Wednesday, Nov. 6 8:30 a.m. - A VIN inspection was completed 12:36 p.m. - A prisoner was booked 1:15 p.m. - An inmate was escorted to court 1:32 p.m. - An accident was reported at S Road and 130th Ave. 1:33 p.m. - An inmate was escorted to jail 1:45 p.m. - A prisoner was released 3:32 p.m. - A prisoner was booked 9;30 p.m. - A vehicle struck a deer at K-156 and 370th ...
Activities Oct. 10-Nov. 16 Carry in Dinner - Sunday 12:30 p.m. Bring some food and enjoy some fellowship. Veterans Day - Monday closed Coffee Time - Tuesday 9:30 a.m. Bring food to share, or just show up. Hearing Aid Service - Wednesday 1-3 p.m. Diabetes Support - Thursday Group to Hays at 5 p.m. Mexican Train (dominoes game) Every day following lunch. Come play with us. The Welcome Inn is located at 113 W. 4th. ...
DUNDEE - Byron Keith Nelson, 74, died Nov. 10 at his home. Born April 8, 1939, in Clay Center, he was the son of Raymond Emanuel and Nina Irene (Fritz) Nelson. He was raised in Cleburne, Olsburg and Alta Vista areas, graduating from Alta Vista High School. He attended Kansas State University, studying biology and wildlife management. On Sept. 11, 1960, he married Carolyn Parsons in White city. She survives. A Great Bend resident since ...
DeleteCHICAGO, Ill. - Gregory Daniel was born in Great Bend on June 25, 1965. He passed away Oct. 28, in Chicago, Ill. Gregory was a loving, caring person with a giving heart. He was a dedicated, loyal employee of Polo Ralph Lauren. He was impeccably dressed and loved to dress others. He loved to sing and could often be heard belting out a tune in the freight elevators of Ralph Lauren. Gregory was known for ...
Melvin V. Keil, 92, died Nov. 10 at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita. Born Aug. 9, 1921 in Rush County, he was the son of Siegmund and Ernestine Karoline (Becker) Keil. On May 5, 1951, he married Elizabeth Jane Parish in Great Bend. She died on June 10, 2012. A resident of Great Bend since 1942, coming from Rush County, he was a heavy equipment operator, working for Knupp Construction and Nichol Construction.
HOISINGTON - Rosemary Schmidt, 76, died Nov. 9, at her home in Hoisington. Born April 7, 1937 in rural Barton County, she was the daughter of William and Beatrice (Karst) Cook.
HAYS - Doris Arlene Karst, 87, died Nov. 10, at the Hays Medical Center. Born on Sept. 16, 1926, in rural Barton County, she was the daughter of Emanuel and Martha (Steinert) Ochs. On May 26, 1946, she married Albert Karst in Milberger. She received her teaching certificate at Fort Hays Teacher's College and taught school at Milberger, for two years. She received her LPN diploma in 1975 from Fort Hays State University. Her nursing ...
When colder weather sets in, some people abandon their outdoor fitness routines for the comfort of indoor gyms and home exercise equipment. However, walking in the winter and even jogging, when practical, are not limited to the warmer months of the year. Outdoor conditions can be a bit treacherous, so safety and common sense should always prevail.
It's been more than two years. For some reason, I had set this impossible standard that my body should be back to "normal" within a few months of giving birth. So when my first child was born in August 2011, the clock was ticking. I'm not sure where two years went, but as his second birthday approached I had an epiphany. My health is in my own hands, and what I was doing wasn't working. ...
U.S. Senator Pat Roberts today released the names of the young Kansans who will receive his nomination for appointments to U.S. Service Academies.
With more than three decades of collective service under their belts, six former U.S. agricultural secretaries discussed and cussed climate change, international trade, subsidies, crop insurance, food stamps and a bushel basket full of other ag issues Oct. 21.
In what has become an annual neighborhood tradition, Great Bend Applebee's will again thank our nation's veterans and active duty service members by inviting them to their neighborhood Applebee's for a free meal on Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11th.
Dear Editor: As America celebrates Veterans Day, the Great Bend Military Moms are planning our next shipment of care packages. We owe our entire "way of life" to those who have fought for the cause of freedom throughout the history of this great country! I'm not sure who said this – but it is one of my favorite quotes. "A Veteran is someone who, at one point, wrote a blank check made payable to the ...
Diana Yarmer and Brad Harmony were united in marriage on July 20 at Our Lady of Guadalupe in South Hutchinson in a double-ring ceremony officiated by Father Ned Blick. Parents of the bride are Melvin and Donave Yarmer of Albert. Parents of the groom are Gayla and Albert Stallknecht of Golden, Colo. and Kenny Harmony of Hutchinson. The bride was given in marriage by her father.
"Quilts of Valor" are heirloom quilts sewn with comforting and healing hands to show their compassion for our veterans who have served our country valiantly and with great hardship to themselves but only thinking of their country and how they can best serve. Presenting the "Quilts of Valor," on Veterans Day was the local representative, Sandra Vink of Great Bend, assisted by Helen Hullman of St. John and Shannon Royer of Otis.
Donald and Lilly Penka will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a Come and Go Reception from 3 to 5 p.m. on Nov. 30 at the Best Western Angus Inn. Hosts for the event will be their children and families, Michele, Delbert, Sarah and Samantha Smith; Matt, Christi, Lauren, Blake, and Dru Penka; and Melissa, Ashley, and Braden Sides.
Angela Humphrey and Christopher Beck were united in marriage on Sept. 21, at the Immaculate Conception Church in Claflin with Father Robert Schremmer officiating. Parents of the couple are Gary and Linda Humphrey of Bison and Allan and Anne Beck of Claflin. The bride was escorted by her father.
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.