The Kansas Chapter of Singles in Agriculture annual meeting will be held Sept. 27-29 in Great Bend. On Friday morning the Kansas Chapter of Singles In Agriculture will take a guided tour of Fort Larned, then visit the Little Red House/ Sibley's Camp. After lunch they will tour the Santa Fe Trail Center and then Pawnee Rock. Saturday morning they will tour the Kansas Oil and Gas Museum. In the evening there will be a dinner and dance. On Sunday morning there will be a farewell breakfast. For more information contact Janice at 620-793-7288 or Wilma at 620-754-3844.
Heather Dawn Stos and 1st Lieutenant Christopher Michael Robinette were united in marriage on July 20, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Great Bend, in a double ring ceremony officiated by Father Don Bedore. The bride is the daughter of Leo and Charlotte Stos of Great Bend. The groom is the son of Larry and Linda Robinette of Cedar Vale. Grandparents of the bride are Melba Stos of Great Bend and the late Leo A. Stos and the late Lester and Patty Sell. Grandparents of the groom are Grace Robinette of Coeburn, Va. and the late Hank Robinette ...
Alli Burns and Zach Conine were united in marriage on May 4 at Prince of Peace Catholic Church in a double ring ceremony officiated by Father Reginald Urban. Parents of the couple and Tom and Kay Burns of Great Bend and Kelly and Shawn Conine of Scott City.
Great Bend City Slickers 4-H club met on Sept. 12 at the Presbyterian Church. Nine members, three leaders and eight parents were present. It was announced that 4-H record books are due on Sept. 18. Election of officers will take place at the next meeting. 4-H week is Oct. 6- Oct. 12 and all members were asked to wear their 4-H t-shirts and bring friends to the next meeting. The club voted to pay half of the cost of the meal at the awards banquet. The group will be cleaning the Expo grounds after the Big Bend Bike Rally. Different ...
Lloyd and JoAnn Basgall celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with a family vacation hosted by their children at Table Rock Lake, Mo. Their children gave them the gift of a lakeside vacation rental home with all the family spending the week together. The family attended Mass and followed with many lakeside activities including boating, swimming, family memories and smores around a campfire every evening.
Lillian Rosenberg will celebrate her 90th birthday today with her children. She was born on the family farm north of Republican City, Neb. Her children are Rex of Hoisington, Douglas of Wichita, Neil (Carolyn) Fraser of Colorado, Mark (Debra) and Joyce VanCamp, both of Great Bend, Kay (David) Cook of Owasso, Okla., and the late Barbara Casey.
USD 428 Board of Education will meet at noon on Tuesday at Eisenhower Elementary School, 1212 Garfield. Items on the agenda include Superintendent search and approval of Lincoln Elementary School PTO contribution. Eisenhower Elementary School Principal Tricia Reiser and other staff members will share information regarding the academic programs and the school improvement efforts at Eisenhower.
Farmers, ranchers, community food organizers, conservation and wildlife enthusiasts, landowners and others interested in farming practices and our local food system may now register to attend the Kansas Rural Center's 2013 Farm & Food Conference from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2 in Newton. The event will be held at the Meridian Center, 1420 E. Broadway Ct.
Did you have a chance to visit the showcase of 4-H talent in 4-H Centennial Hall at the Kansas State Fair? If not, put that on your bucket list and plan to visit the Fair next year. You will be impressed with the exhibits on display.