WICHITA - Herbert Marlin Wong, 87, retired restaurant owner, passed away July 21, 2011.
MESA, Ariz. - Violetta Louise "Vi" (Oetken) Karst, 81, died April 26, 2011 in Mesa, Arizona, surrounded by her loving family, after a brief illness.
Eleven of the Dodge City Diocese Jubilarians are commemorating other significant anniversaries:
This year, the Dominican Sisters of Peace (formerly the Great Bend Dominicans) celebrate a year of Jubilee, commemorating significant profession anniversaries of 63 Golden and Diamond Jubilarians, including 14 Sisters who made their original professions of vows in Great Bend. Three of these Sisters are commemorating milestone "Golden Jubilees:" • Sister Joan Ice, OP, 50 years professed Sr. Joan Ice was born in Topeka, Kansas, as Joan Yvonne to Albert ...
This year, the Dominican Sisters of Peace (formerly the Great Bend Dominicans) celebrate a year of Jubilee, commemorating significant profession anniversaries of 63 Golden and Diamond Jubilarians, including 14 Sisters who made their original professions of vows in Great Bend.
Students at the "Shake it Up Cafe" Vacation Bible School presented their collection for the Barton County Food Bank to Bob and Evelyn Essmiller on Friday. The VBS was held at First Congregational United Church of Christ and was jointly sponsored by their congregation as well as First United Methodist, King United Methodist and Trinity United Methodist.
SATURDAY MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 6 p.m. - Chicago White Sox at Cleveland, WGN 6 p.m. - Tampa Bay at Kansas City, FSN PGA 2 p.m. - RBC Canadian Open: third round, CBS MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER 4 p.m. - World Football Challenge: Manchester United vs. Chicago, ESPN2 WNBA 2:30 p.m. - WNBA 2011 All-Star Game, ABC SOFTBALL 1 p.m. - 2011 World Cup of Softball: Canada vs. United States, ESPN 3 p.m. - 2011 Border Battle ...
Barton Community College has released the second annual edition of Prairie Ink, the college's literary annual, Vice President Penny Quinn said. The magazine accepts fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, drama, literary criticism and those graphic narratives that can be successfully reproduced into black and white photography. The second edition, like the inaugural edition, was published in-house and edited by Jaime Oss and Teresa Johnson from the college's English department. Entries were ...
Barton County Sheriff A vehicle hit a deer on East K-4 and NE 90 Ave. at 8:09 a.m. Thursday. Kansas Highway Patrol responded. A shop at 1233 NW 50 Ave. was broken into, it was reported Thursday. Nothing appeared to have been stolen, but property was damaged. Great Bend Police Thursday, July 21 reports Money was stolen from 2910 10th St. Theft of a ...
LARNED - Ruth V. Wells, 91, died July 21, 2011 at Via Christi St. Joseph Campus in Wichita.
By Jim Misunas firstname.lastname@example.org LARNED - Retired Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS) employees don't have to worry about future benefits. But current and future KPERS enrollees will pay a higher contribution and will likely receive lower future benefits, according to a local legislator. Rep. Mitch Holmes, R-St. John, outlined issues with KPERS facing a $8.3 billion unfunded liability through 2033. Holmes is co-chair for the House Committee on Pensions and Benefits. He visited with ...
Quilting Bees meet LARNED - Members of the guild met July 19 and welcomed guest Rosella Sydow. The July workday has been rescheduled for Saturday, July 23. Thank you notes were read from Sacred Heart Church for Father Felix quilt, Chuck Irvine of Des Moines, Iowa and Thread Benders Quilt Guild. Janis Lewis of Poulsbo, Wash. send two cards announcing quilt shows in her area. Ann Hicks thanked all who have recently helped with prayer ...
ELLINWOOD - Helen Mae Standlee 81, died July 22, 2011 at the Ellinwood District Hospital.
HOISINGTON - Once again the Hoisington Labor Day Committee will host a 3-on-3 basketball tournament. The cost is $50 per four-man team. Team registrations and payment must be made by Wednesday, Aug. 31.
Red and Jean Peevyhouse will celebrate their 60th anniversary on Nov. 30 with a Come and Go Open House from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Central Baptist Church, Lakin and Harrison, in Great Bend. The public is invited to attend.
Paul and Nancy Jones, of Hays, will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Nov. 27, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo. with their children, Paul Weston and Elodie Jones, Matthew and Shelley Jones, and Jarrod and Stacey Jones and grandchildren. The couple was united in marriage on Nov. 27, 1963 at The Evangelical United Brethren Church in LaCrosse.
Author Diana Webster announces the release of her new family novel, "The Parent," which helps parents examine their own relationships with their children.
The following meals will be served Nov. 25 and Nov. 26. 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.
C&V Home Improvement has been serving Central and Western Kansas for over 35 years. Since 2011, the growing company has been under the ownership of Matt Hoisington. When founder Dennis Carson sold his business to Hoisington, the two worked to move the company's headquarters from Ellinwood to Great Bend, with an office at 2407 10th Street. After two years of continual growth, C&V Home Improvement once again needed room to expand. In October, they hosted ...
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.
Jordyn Buntain, Great Bend, is a candidate to receive a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree at Washburn University commencement exercises at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 13 in Lee Arena, Petro Allied Health Center. Graduates will also be honored during a recognition and pinning ceremony at 3:30 p.m. the same day at White Concert Hall.
Christmas, lamentation, October air and memory will express themselves musically at Fort Hays State University's first concert in December.
The image of Mom with her nose buried in the front page, Dad reading the sports page and the kids chuckling their way through the comics, harkens back to long ago days when news exposure in the home was a family affair. Sections of the daily paper were shared just like the space around the glow of the round radio dial and later the television set.