Royal Family Kids Camp is having a chili and soup lunch from noon to 2 p.m. this Sunday, Nov. 3, at First Assembly of God Church in Great Bend. A freewill offering will be accepted to benefit this camp for children ages 6-12 who are in foster care due to abuse or neglect.
Nancy Clark, Salina, will be the speaker at the next Great Bend Aglow Lighthouse meeting, set for Saturday, Nov. 9 at Perkins Family Restaurant, 2920 10th St. Coffee and social time beings at 9 a.m., with the meeting starting at 9:30.
CLAFLIN - The Claflin Lion's Club will host the 52nd annual Hunter's Breakfast from 5:30-10:30 a.m. on Nov. 9 at the new Claflin Community Center, ("A" St. between Williamson and Park). The meal includes all you can eat pancakes, scrambled eggs and ham along with a drink.
HAYS - A delusional southern beauty surrounded by misfits and mental cases tries to build a road to redemption out of a small-town pageant in ways that are funny but not soul-destroying in "The Miss Firecracker Contest," a Southern Gothic play by Pulitzer Prize-winner Beth Henley, coming Nov. 14 to Fort Hays State University's Felten-Start Theatre.
RAYMOND - John A. Snider, 77, died Oct. 31 at Cherry Village Nursing Home in Great Bend. Born Jan. 5, 1936, in Raymond, he was the son of Dee Lambert and Clara Mary (Wille) Snider. He graduated from Fort Hays State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture. A lifetime resident of Raymond, he was a farmer and cattleman.
LAKE QUIVIRA - Dr. A. William Shafer, 85, peacefully passed in the presence of his family on Oct. 28, in Kansas City, Mo. Bill enjoyed retirement life with his wife, Betsy Thomas Dring Shafer, at Lake Quivira, as a committed family man, voracious reader and avid golfer. Bill was married to June Alefs Shafer for 49 years prior to her death in 1999 and married Betsy in 2000.
Eula "Fay" Moser, 74, passed away on Oct. 30 at her home in Great Bend. Born on May 2, 1939, in Pollard, Okla., she was the daughter of Gilbert Edward and Myrtle Patience (Stout) Hollingsworth. She was a resident of Great Bend since 1962. Over the years, she was employed at the former Thies Development and the Fuller Brush Company, both of Great Bend, and worked as a cook for many years, most recently at the Great Bend Senior Center, until her retirement five years ago. Fay loved playing cards, reading, and enjoyed music, but her biggest joy in life ...