USD 428 Board of Education will meet at 5 p.m. on Monday at the District Education Office, 201 Patton Road. Items on the agenda include approval of GBHS Panther Booster Club donation of WAC and state championship banners in the high school gymnasium, GBHS Instrumental Music student trip to Kansas City in March, notification of Title VI B and Early Childhood Flow-Through budget application, Master's Degree one-time payments, approval of supplemental salary recommendation for 7th grade sports coaches, KASB delegate assembly, building school improvement plan snapshots, schedule of curriculum day, technology committee update, state assessments, project update on ...
Shirley Endlsey of Great Bend recently returned from Topeka where she participated in the 30th Annual Kansas Silver Haired Legislature as a Delegate from Barton County. The organization, established by the Kansas Legislature, consists of individuals, aged 60 and older, elected by their peers to develop bills and resolutions that are of interest to Kansas Seniors and their families.
Leslie Wise and Nathan Humphreys were united in marriage on Aug. 10 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Ellinwood in a ceremony officiated by Father Trong Tran. Parents of the couple are Andy and Joanie Wise of Ellinwood, and Robert and Lori Humphreys of Sterling. Grandparents of the bride are Roy and Rosemary Robl and Jack and Sondra Wise, all of Ellinwood. Grandparents of the groom are Voyle Chance of Fowler, and the late Velma Chance, and the late James and Mary Humphreys.
Keith W. Mull of Larned will celebrate his 90th birthday with a "come and go" reception from 1 to 5 p.m. on Oct. 27 at Glory Be, 623 Broadway in Larned. The public is invited. No gifts are requested and attire is casual dress. Hosts for the event will be is children and their spouses, Glenn and Elaine Mull and Brad and Jeanine Haynes; five grandchildren and their spouses, Amy and Doug Harter, Jen and Walter Ladwig, Jason and Terri Haynes, John and Kristy Mull, and Robyn and Brian Kavanagh; and his five great-grandchildren, Samantha and Chase Harter, Ava ...
Kayla Klocke and Brian Murta were united in marriage on Sept. 27 in Hannibal, Mo. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Dan Murta of Great Bend, Ms. Edie Klocke of Hannibal, Mo. and Mr. and Mrs. Gary Klocke of Monroe City, Mo.
Most people think that the time to get a soil test is in the spring when they start thinking about what they want to grow, and how it is going to look. While a spring test can be important if one hasn't been done for several years, a fall test can actually help you more.
Internationally known expert on forage livestock systems, Jim Gerrish of American GrazingLands Services LLC, is returning to Kansas from Oct. 28-31, for two 2-day workshops on grazing management as it applies to the livestock business.
Recently Robert Winiecke, City Engineer for the City of Great Bend was approved to serve on the Upper Arkansas Basin Advisory Committee (BAC) to help provide information and advice on water issues to the Kansas Water Authority (KWA). BACs serve as a forum for community involvement to address high priority water issues within their region.
The following meals will be served Oct. 14 through Oct. 18. 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.
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.