Quilts of Valor were presented to veterans Dec. 18, 2015, at the Argonne American Legion Post 180 in Great Bend. They were presented by the Golden Plains Quilts of Valor unless otherwise noted. The tops were done by various individuals and, unless otherwise noted, they were quilted by Amy Schartz Mellor. Photos were taken by Gerald Postlewaite.
Jon A. Kubitscheck, 57, died Dec. 26, 2015, at Great Bend Regional Hospital. He was born Oct. 11, 1958, at Liberal, the son of Joseph L. and Viola Mae (Weigel) Kubitscheck. A Great Bend resident since the mid '90s, coming from Minturn, Colo., Jon was a mechanic by trade and worked in the construction industry.
HOISINGTON - Funeral services for Robert E. Ray, 88, have been postponed due to inclement weather. Services had been scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 28, at the Sterling Community Cemetery in Sterling. Services are now pending and will be announced by Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home in Hoisington.
Christmas Day is just past and New Year's is staring us in the face. This week we wrap up the major stories in agriculture over the past year. These are in no particular order and the list is by no means complete.
December 27, 2015|
Dr. Victor L. Martin
Pawnee Rock Lions Club has been a Lions club since Aug. 22, 1949. The amount of club members has varied over the years. The Lions Club raises money for local charity and betterment organizations in the community. They are looking for new people to join the club, which is down to only seven members. If you are a giving person who would like to be a part of a fun Lions organization that is world wide, contact Janice Schmidt or President John Schmidt at 620-982-4436
Trees have a way of propagating themselves in our landscapes on their own. Many times when this happens, it is in a spot that is undesirable to the homeowner. I get a lot of questions throughout the year on how to permanently get rid of unwanted trees in the landscape. If you have trees that you would like to remove, now is actually a good time to get rid of them. I found an article from the Horticulture department at K-State Research and Extension that explains how to effectively control them. As always, you can call me if you have ...
For the 25th consecutive year, the Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association of Kansas (PMCA) donated gasoline to the Kansas Highway Patrol to fill up patrol cars during the holidays. Through the Holiday Highways Safety Program, the PMCA donates fuel to the Patrol to fill up patrol cars from Dec. 24 through Jan. 1. The donation will be of great assistance at a time when budgets continue to be tight.