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Great Bend City Slicers 4-h club meeting

Great Bend City Slickers 4-H club met on Sept. 12 at the Presbyterian Church. Nine members, three leaders and eight parents were present. It was announced that 4-H record books are due on Sept. 18. Election of officers will take place at the next meeting. 4-H week is Oct. 6- Oct. 12 and all members were asked to wear their 4-H t-shirts and bring friends to the next meeting. The club voted to pay half of the cost of the meal at the awards banquet. The group will be cleaning the Expo grounds after the Big Bend Bike Rally. Different ...

September 22, 2013 | | Club News


Betty Wilkinson 90th

Betty Wilkinson will celebrate her 90th birthday from 2 to 4 p.m. today at the Best Western Courtyard.

September 22, 2013 | | Birthdays


Basgall 40th

Lloyd and JoAnn Basgall celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with a family vacation hosted by their children at Table Rock Lake, Mo. Their children gave them the gift of a lakeside vacation rental home with all the family spending the week together. The family attended Mass and followed with many lakeside activities including boating, swimming, family memories and smores around a campfire every evening.

September 22, 2013 | | Anniversaries


Lillian Rosenberg 90th

Lillian Rosenberg will celebrate her 90th birthday today with her children. She was born on the family farm north of Republican City, Neb. Her children are Rex of Hoisington, Douglas of Wichita, Neil (Carolyn) Fraser of Colorado, Mark (Debra) and Joyce VanCamp, both of Great Bend, Kay (David) Cook of Owasso, Okla., and the late Barbara Casey.

September 22, 2013 | | Birthdays


USD 428 Board of Education meeting

USD 428 Board of Education will meet at noon on Tuesday at Eisenhower Elementary School, 1212 Garfield. Items on the agenda include Superintendent search and approval of Lincoln Elementary School PTO contribution. Eisenhower Elementary School Principal Tricia Reiser and other staff members will share information regarding the academic programs and the school improvement efforts at Eisenhower.

September 22, 2013 | | Area Briefs


Kansas Rural Center 2013 Farm & Food Conference to focus on “Farming as if People Matter”

Farmers, ranchers, community food organizers, conservation and wildlife enthusiasts, landowners and others interested in farming practices and our local food system may now register to attend the Kansas Rural Center's 2013 Farm & Food Conference from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2 in Newton. The event will be held at the Meridian Center, 1420 E. Broadway Ct.

September 22, 2013 | | Agriculture


Beginning Farmer/Rancher call to focus on pricing and selling in local food markets

The Kansas Rural Center invites beginning farmers and ranchers searching for information on pricing and selling in local food markets to join a teleconference call at 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 26,

September 22, 2013 | | Agriculture


Kansas State Fair 4-H Results

Did you have a chance to visit the showcase of 4-H talent in 4-H Centennial Hall at the Kansas State Fair? If not, put that on your bucket list and plan to visit the Fair next year. You will be impressed with the exhibits on display.

September 22, 2013 | Berny Unruh | Local Life


USD 428, Holy Family, Helping Hands and HeadStart Schools

The following meals will be served Sept. 23 through Sept. 27. 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.

September 22, 2013 | | Menus and Activities


Senior Menu

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.

September 22, 2013 | | Menus and Activities


Special Needs Calendar

Monday

September 22, 2013 | | Menus and Activities


Great Bend Pilot Club names Knudson Sweetheart of the Year

Pilot International Foundation was established in 1975 to support the community-based work of Pilot Clubs by promoting the awareness and prevention of brain-related disorders, and improving the lives of those affected by such disorders, through education, volunteerism, financial support, and research. Each year, the Great Bend Pilot Club supports the efforts of Pilot International through a multitude of activities.

September 22, 2013 | | Club News


Golden Belt Humane Society receives birthday presents

COURTESY PHOTOS

September 22, 2013 | | Local News


FHSU theatre kicks off it’s year with ‘Crazy for You’

George and Ira Gershwin take the stage of Felten-Start Theatre for the first theatrical production of the fall, the Fort Hays State University Homecoming Weekend production of "Crazy for You."

September 22, 2013 | | Education


Make the farm bill a top priority

Talk to anyone in farm country and next to concerns about the need for more rain, the farm bill remains at the top of the list of things Congress must do before the end of the year.

September 22, 2013 | John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau | Agriculture


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Melvin Lyle Herrell 1933-2016

PRETTY PRAIRIE - Melvin Lyle Herrell, 82, died Feb. 8, 2016, at Hospice House, Hutchinson. He was born Dec. 19, 1933, in Stafford, to Leo Jesse ...

February 09, 2016 | | Obituaries


TIED AT THE TOP

LAWRENCE (AP) - Landen Lucas rarely gets much credit for the work he does for Kansas, mainly because the blue-collar forward earns his minutes with rebounding ...

February 09, 2016 | | AP Sports


OTR for February 9, 2016

Great Bend Fire/EMS

February 09, 2016 | | On the Record


BCSO conducts canvas of registered sex offenders

According to the Barton County Sheriff's Office. In recent weeks, in an effort to ensure compliance and foster public safety, the Barton County Sheriff ...

February 09, 2016 | | Local News


GBRC to host ‘Concealed and Carry Firearm Regulations’

The Great Bend Recreation Commission will be hosting a free Stop 'N Learn Session titled, "Concealed and Carry Firearm Regulations" on Wednesday, Feb. 10, from ...

February 09, 2016 | | Local News


Cougars on short end of another close Jayhawk battle

The past two games it was the Barton's men's basketball team that left the floor following close wins. Wins, in fact, that came ...

February 09, 2016 | Mike Marzolf | Community College


Barton women pick up win over Dodge

It has been a season of some rough moments for the Barton women's basketball team. A pair of injuries have taken away what most ...

February 09, 2016 | Mike Marzolf | Community College


2015 World Wetlands Day Coloring Contest Winners

The Kansas Wetlands Education Center announces the winners of the 2016 World Wetlands Day Coloring Contest. Nearly 400 second graders completed a coloring sheet featuring ...

February 09, 2016 | | Local News


Democrats, Not Republicans, Are Spewing Racism

You've read about it ad nauseam in mainstream media outlets like the Washington Post: "What social science tells us about racism in the Republican ...

February 09, 2016 | Rick Jensen | Columnists


Iowa, Where Everyone's a Winner

The great state of Iowa has a history of cultivating its topsoil for a harvest of winners the rest of the country may enjoy. Glenn ...

February 09, 2016 | Will Durst | Columnists


Heart and Head

February 09, 2016 | | Editorial Cartoons


Barton News – Week of Feb. 8

Wrestling

February 09, 2016 | | Community College


Rush County Memorial Hospital Foundation fundraiser

The Rush County Memorial Hospital Foundation will hold a fundraiser from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturday at the Country Club in LaCrosse. Wine ...

February 09, 2016 | | Local News


Three more inducted into Barton Sports Hall of Fame

The Barton Sports Hall of Fame grew by three Saturday as Caley Carter, Joe Burger, and Ray Seib entered the Hall.

February 09, 2016 | | Community College


Chamber Coffee

This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Post Rock Radio at the Chamber Board Room, 1125 Williams, at 9:30 a ...

February 09, 2016 | | Local News


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