BERKELEY, Calif. - Every time Arizona had been challenged this season, the Wildcats survived by making big plays and big shots in the closing moments of big games.
USD 428 Board of Education will meet at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at the Great Bend Middle School, 1919 Harrison, for the final walk-through of the schools gymnasium addition. Guests will be HTK Architect Charley Sexton as well as a representative from Compton Construction Corporation.
Kristi Smith and Kami Schmidt of Great Bend have been promoted in the deposit and loan operations area at American State Bank and Trust Company in Great Bend. Smith will assume the lead position for deposit operations while Schmidt will assume the lead position for loan operations. They will be responsible for the day-to-day functions in each respective area.
Years ago every town had one. They served as a meeting place for friends and neighbors. You could catch up on local news and wet your whistle at the same time.
David and Janie Burns announce the engagement of their daughter, Dianna Louise Burns, to Devin James Brew, son of Diana Brew of Downs and Chris and Heidi Trent of Salina.
David and Norma Schneweis of Claflin announce the engagement of their daughter, Jacque Schneweis to Paul Simon, son of Ed and Jana Simon of Marienthal. Grandparents of the bride-elect are Leonard and Irene Mattas of Wilson and the late Lawrence and Cecelia Schneweis. Grandparents of the prospective groom are Iona Dierks of Leoti, the late R.L. and Mugs Simon, and the late Clare Dierks.
Elizabeth Lavern Splitter and Matthew David Lansdowne were united in marriage on Oct. 12, at the First Baptist Church in McPherson in a double ring ceremony officiated by Minister Tom Bronleewe. The bride is the daughter of Dr. Janet Splitter of Lorraine and the late Dr. Melvin Splitter. The groom is the son of David and Kathy Lansdowne of Hutchinson. Grandparents of the bride are the late Vernon and Melva Splitter and Willard and Lois Janssen. Grandparents of the groom are Margaret Lansdowne and Dr. Kenneth and Maxine Burkhard, all of Manhattan and the late Robert Lansdowne.
The Southwest Kansas Bar Association is sponsoring its annual scholarship essay contest for all qualified seniors attending a high school in the 29 county area served by the Association.
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.
At this time of year, many gardeners are thinking about what to plant in their gardens, and how they want their landscape to look this coming growing season. K-State Research and Extension can be a great resource for research on what will grow well in your yard. By going to the Horticulture website at www.hfrr.ksu.edu, you can find a link for Recommended Plants for Kansas. These plants have been tested at research centers and placed on the list for their abilities to grow and thrive in the Kansas climate.
The following meals will be served Feb. 3 through Feb. 7. 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.
During the month of February Landmark National Bank asks you to remember those special friends who give us Purr Fect Love by donating cash, supplies or pet food to the Golden Belt Humane Society.
February may be the shortest month of the year but it is an especially good time to recognize the importance of making lifestyle changes related to heart health. Is it true that you are what you eat? When it comes to heart health, the answer is a resounding "Yes!" Eating the right way is not about dieting, which is really a temporary change in your eating habits to lose a few pounds; it is about making better choices every day so that they become second nature.
Sterling College named Rebecca E. Oberle of Claflin, to the Dean's Honor Roll for the fall 2013 semester. To earn this honor, students must have a gpa of 3.50 or better in at least 12 credits of residential work or 10 credits for Sterling College Online students. Oberle was one of 207 who earned this honor.
A key concept taught in any economics class is the difference between an economic and a noneconomic good. The difference involves scarcity. In fact a concise definition of economics is "The study of the allocation of scarce resources between competing ends." Scarcity is simply defined as the amount of something that is available compared to the demand for that something. Any scarce good has economic value and the scarcer the good the greater that value is. And shortages of a good or resource increases its value. Many of us have seen this reflected in the prices paid when purchasing food ...
TOPEKA - The Great Bend High School boys' swim team only brought six swimmers competing in seven events.
WICHITA - The magic number for the Great Bend High School wrestling team is 10.
INDIANAPOLIS - The NFL competition committee may attempt to clean up the language on the field next season.
HUTCHINSON - The Barton Community College men's basketball team overcame Hutchinson's home-court advantage.
WICHITA - Wichita State went to the Final Four last year, yet there was something missing for that team: a Missouri Valley Conference championship.
SOCHI, Russia - The Norwegian women revived their cross country skiing dominance at the Sochi Olympics on Saturday and the Dutch added two more speedskating gold medals to their record haul.
NORMAN, Okla. - With six days to prepare for a team that has struggled all season on the road, Oklahoma turned Saturday's home game against Kansas State into a confidence booster heading into the final four games of the Big 12 season.
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LAWRENCE - Andrew Wiggins scored 21 points, Joel Embiid briefly flirted with a triple-double and No. 8 Kansas trounced No. 19 Texas 85-54 Saturday night to seize control of the Big 12.
Saturday night, Feb. 22, the 2013 Business Person of the Year and Business of the year were announced at the 92nd Annual Meeting and Banquet of the Great Bend Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development at the Great Bend Convention Center.
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