ARKANSAS CITY - After dropping its first two games of the season to ranked opponents, the Barton Community College women's soccer team earned their first win by shutting out Cowley College 2-0 on Thursday night. Barton improved to 1-2 on the season and 1-0 in Jayhawk Conference play. Cowley drops to 1-2, 0-2.
The new requirements for No Child Left Behind waivers from the Department of Education have some bad news for America's teachers. The Obama administration wants states to use standardized tests to not only judge students and schools but now teachers as well lest we lose ground to China. Coincidentally, China this week banned standardized testing in early grades and reduced it thereafter. China, it seems, wants to be more like us.
Have we just witnessed a political slam-dunk reflecting 21st century political realities? Did Newark Mayor Cory Booker just manage to ingratiate himself with one group of voters while provoking his opponent into negatively defining himself and his political party in the campaign to fill New Jersey's Senate seat?
ARKANSAS CITY - The No. 19-ranked Barton Community College men'ssoccer team opened the 2013 conference season much like they did throughout the previous season as the Cougars dominated play and cruised to a 4-0 shutout of Cowley College on Thursday night.
Catholic Social Service in the Diocese of Dodge City invites married, engaged, dating and single individuals to attend a free marriage or relationship education workshop for tips and tools to enrich existing or future romantic relationships.
Guest speaker Lora Jones from Liberal returns to Great Bend on Saturday, Sept. 14, when she will speak at the Aglow meeting at Perkins Family Restaurant, 2920 10th St. Coffee and social time begins at 9 a.m., followed by the meeting at 9:30.
The Central Kansas Missions Conference will be hosted by Faith Community Church, Friday and Saturday, Pastor Sandy Kennedy announced. The public is invited to attend tonight's evening service at 7:30, and Saturday sessions at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Faith Community Church is located one mile west of 10th and Patton Road in Great Bend.
The Shafer Art Gallery at Barton Community College will continue its "Art Chat" series with a supplemental discussion session related to its latest exhibit, "Eye-Dentities," from noon to 12:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 10.
Wildlife educator Jean Aycock will present the free program, "Butterfly," at 1 p.m. Friday at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. Aycock, from the Kansas Wetlands Education Center, will talk about Monarch butterflies and their incredible migration.