HOISINGTON - The Hoisington Labor Day Committee is bringing back the Labor Day Princess Contest in conjunction with the annual Labor Day activities.
HOISINGTON -Once again there will be a Labor Day Baby Contest in conjunction with the annual Labor Day activities in Hoisington. A Labor Day Baby will be named during the Labor Day weekend, and the winner will receive a cash award of $100, a $100 savings bond and a memento.
There are several new reads available for check-out at the Ellinwood Public Library. They are:
CLAFLIN - The city officials say 4-4,500 people were in town maybe even close to 5,000. So many back yard barbecues were held. Plans are already being made to do another event in five years.
LARNED - The Santa Fe Trail Center will offer a special presentation on Caring for Your Keepsakes at the Trail Center's auditorium at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 19.
The Pawnee County Humane Society will sponsor an Adoption Fair from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday at the Great Bend Orscheln Farm and Home Supply and during Orscheln's Moonlight Madness event at 5320 11th Streer.
LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met May 31 in a special session. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee Commission clerk Ruth Searight.
Activities June 12-18 Carry in Dinner - Sunday 12:30 p.m. Bring some food and enjoy visiting and eating with friends. Rosella Sydow and Thelmarie Wilhite will serve as hosts. Blood Pressure check -Monday 11:30 a.m. Paraffin Spa - Monday and Thursday 11 a.m. Makes your hands feel great under the supervision of Byron Stilts. Balance and Flexibility Class - Tuesday and Friday 11 a.m. About a 30-minute class led by Betty Tauscher. Coffee Time - ...
Free fall, injury prevention offered LARNED - The Pawnee County Health Department is sponsoring a free Fall and Injury Prevention Program for senior citizens in June and July. The program features free in-home safety assessments and free smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. Contact the Pawnee County Health Department (620) 285-6963 or 1-800-211-4401 to set up a free appointment. For information, e-mail Jacque Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org or Mary Beth Herrmann at email@example.com. Commission to meet LARNED ...
Jehovah's Witnesses are inviting all in the area to attend a program focusing on a government that millions, perhaps billions, pray for God's Kingdom government, which is requested in the world-famous model prayer taught by Jesus Christ, will be the focus of the 2011 "Let God's Kingdom Come!" District Convention to be held at Century II Convention Hall, 225 West Douglas Avenue in Wichita.
Sterling College graduated 119 students at the College's 119th annual Commencement ceremony held on Saturday, May 14. The Commencement ceremonies were held on Cooper Hall's East Lawn, and began at 9:45 a.m. with the traditional bagpipe, flag, faculty, staff and student processional. Rev. Dr. James D. Miller, pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Tulsa, Okla., delivered the Commencement address entitled, "Your Role in the Theatre of God's Glory." Graduates included: Nicole Ball, Great Bend, ...
The Young Swedish Singers, a 34-member gospel singing group from Hässleholm, Skåne, Sweden, will appear in concert at Trinity Lutheran Church, 24th and Adams, in Great Bend, at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 19. The group's tour includes stops in Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska, and Iowa, June 14-July 5.
Larned Police Dept. Sunday, June 12 Officers assisted with a vehicle lockout in the 1200 block of State Street at 8:48 a.m. Officers recovered some found property in the 400 block of Broadway at 10:38 a.m. A suspicious vehicle was reported on South Broadway at 1:54 p.m. An animal control officer responded to the 1800 block of Broadway at 2:11 p.m. An animal control officer responded to Johnson and 8th at 8:25 p.m. An animal ...
DALLAS (AP) - Dirk Nowitzki thrust both arms in the air, a sea of blue screaming around him and the Dallas Mavericks finally ahead in these ultra-close NBA finals.
Dear Editor, I was watching Bill O'Reilly comment on the news a few nights back when he exposed the fallacy of his religious beliefs. Mr. O'Reilly was speaking about the situation of a congressman who had recently been caught up in a scandal in which the congressman was forced to admit he had lied. Mr. O'Reilly was expounding on whether or not this congressman should be forgiven of his sin. Now, there are two types ...
MAGIC 109, HAWKS 92
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The impenetrable wall that was the Kansas City defense was breached by the Denver Broncos two weeks ago, when Peyton Manning and his cohorts ran up and down the field in a 27-17 victory.
LAWRENCE - For the second straight season, Kansas coach Charlie Weis has taken the reins from a highly-touted transfer quarterback and handed them to an unproven but more mobile signal-caller.
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Barton Community College will hold auditions for its spring musical "Sweet Charity," at 5:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 2 and 3, in the Fine Arts Auditorium.
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The Great Bend Sports Complex will host the 2014 baseball and softball championships of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference.
The Kansas Lottery is restructuring its field staff in order to provide better service to lottery players and retailers, and increase sales and transfers to the state. As part of the restructuring, the Lottery will close its Great Bend office. The last day the office is open to the public will be December 13, 2013.
ELLINWOOD - Owned by Ann Christiansen, Annie Mae's, 518 E. Santa Fe has opened in Ellinwood. The former John Henry's now also serves breakfast and has takeout and delivery in Ellinwood.
Looking for that unique holiday gift? How about a one of a kind piece of jewelry? The Kansas Wetlands Education Center is offering a make and take beaded jewelry class from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8. They'll make two different bracelets using seed beads. Once you learn how simple it is to create your own jewelry, you'll be hooked. There is a $5 materials fee for the class. All materials will be provided. Call ...
Preparation for the Russell Area Artists Exhibit at the Deines Cultural Center has begun. The exhibit will run from Jan. 10 through Feb. 7th. The show is open to any adult artist within a 60-mile radius of Russell.
"I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you," declared Nietzsche.
In 2006 I came up against a holiday deadline crunch, so I turned my column over to Turpy, the beloved eight-year-old Golden Retriever/Chow mix who had turned up at our doorstep as a puppy.