The Central Kansas Association for the Visually Impaired will hold its annual Craft and Food Sale on the last weekend of September. The sale will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 27, and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 28, at the Dominican Sisters Convent auditorium, 3600 Broadway Ave., Great Bend. Easy access is on the north side of the Convent off 17th St.
Since Brandi Demel, R.N., knows that studies indicate Tai Chi is an excellent resource for addressing physical and cognitive concerns, she is sharing her expertise with Sunflower Diversified Services clients.
Cecelia Steffan, 90, died Sept. 6 at Cherry Village Nursing Home, Great Bend. She was born Aug. 5, 1923, at Marienthal, the daughter of John F. and Magdalena (Dreher) Younger. She married Frank J. Steffan on Oct. 21, 1942, at Marienthal. He died Feb. 24, 2001. A Great Bend resident since 1945, coming from Marienthal, she was a homemaker.
MINNEOLA - Bruce L. Tomlinson, 71, passed away early morning on Aug. 19, at the Minneola District Hospital after a brief illness. Born Aug. 23, 1941, in Chanute, he was the son of Johnie 0. and May (Churchill) Tomlinson. On Sept. 24, 1966, he married Linda Kane in Hershey, Pa. She survives.
A true cowboys' showdown rodeo fundraiser will be held to benefit Healing Hearts Ranch, a nonprofit ranch providing low cost equine therapy. It will be held beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Barton County Fairgrounds with concessions, buggy rides, barrel train, bounce house and auction. Admission is $1.
LAWRENCE - Jake Heaps and Justin McCay could only watch last season as the first yuear under Kansas head coach Charlie Weis turned into a nightmare. The two high-profile transfers were forced to run the scout team while the Jayhawks scuffled along to a single win.
September 06, 2013|
The Associated Press
HAYS - Emporia State University quarterback Brent Wilson threw for 301 yards as the Hornets blew past the Fort Hays State Tigers 43-13 on Thursday night at Lewis Field Stadium in a Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association football game to open the season.
ARKANSAS CITY - After dropping its first two games of the season to ranked opponents, the Barton Community College women's soccer team earned their first win by shutting out Cowley College 2-0 on Thursday night. Barton improved to 1-2 on the season and 1-0 in Jayhawk Conference play. Cowley drops to 1-2, 0-2.
The new requirements for No Child Left Behind waivers from the Department of Education have some bad news for America's teachers. The Obama administration wants states to use standardized tests to not only judge students and schools but now teachers as well lest we lose ground to China. Coincidentally, China this week banned standardized testing in early grades and reduced it thereafter. China, it seems, wants to be more like us.