Wayne and Karen Habiger of Bushton announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Habiger, to John Montgomery, son of Dan and Kristi Montgomery of Lees Summit, Mo. Grandparents of the bride-elect are Fred and Kate Feist of Ellinwood and Anna Lee Habiger of Bushton and the late Jerome Habiger. Grandparents of the prospective groom are Jack and Barbara Welch of Blue Springs, Mo. and Francis and Elsie Montgomery of St. Louis, Mo.
Brandon and Abby Foster of Overland Park, announce the birth of their daughter, Anistyn Faith Foster on Sept. 9 at St. Luke's South Hospital in Overland Park. She weighed 9 lbs. 13 oz. and was 20 1/2 in. long.
Michael J. Keenan of Great Bend will celebrate his 80th birthday with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Oct. 9 at 1409 Main Street. Family and friends are invited. Hosts for the event will be his children, Evan and Nicki Keenan of Spring, Texas, Valerie and Mark Hardy of Sherman, Texas and Kent and Roxann Keenan of Great Bend.
Les and Mary Lou Stewart celebrated their 50th anniversary on Oct. 2 with an extended family dinner. Les Steward and Mary Lou Schnewies were united in marriage on Oct. 1, 1960 in Beaver. The have lived their entire married life in Great Bend. Les is retired from Tretolite Chemical Company and is presently self-employed as Stew's Fluid Levels. Mary Lou retired in 2003 after 43 years in nursing. Their children and grandchildren are Lisa and Bill Richardson and Shalane; Mona Schaffer and Bill Crusan and Jaclyn and Alexandria Schaffer; Julie and Nino Lipari and Nicole; Mary and Jose; and ...
Preceptor Pi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met Sept. 21 at the home of Brenda Black. Linda Jerke served as co-hostess. President of the chapter, Black led the chapter meeting.
Mark and Betty Hazlett announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachelle Dawn Hazlett, to Levi James Hapes, son of Jim and Kelly Hapes.
Amil and Berniece Hanson will celebrated their 60th anniversary on Oct. 1. The couple was united in marriage on Oct. 1, 1950. Amil was a farmer all of his life and Berneice was a farm wife. They have two children, Lynn and Tama Hanson and Rod and Mary Jane Lauer; and three grandchildren.
Students from 13 Kansas high schools will be honored Oct. 13, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment.
Lester "Buck" Lindsay celebrated his 80th birthday at his home in Olmitz with his family. He was born Sept. 28, 1930 at home on a farm at rural Olmitz to Charles and Caroline Lindsay. Buck grew up with three brothers and one sister. He served in the army in Korea and is a life long member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Buck married Dolores Brewer in 1961 and was married for 49 years raising three daughters, a son, and currently a grandson at home. He enjoys his three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren with another on the way. He likes ...
Fort Hays State University's English Department, University Activities Board and office of Diversity Affairs will host the second annual Poetry Slam from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 12, in Cody Commons in the FHSU Memorial Union, lower level.
Activities Week Of Oct 3 - 9Th
The 55th reunion of the Great Bend High School Class of 1955 will be held on Oct. 15 and 16 and the Courtyard at the Angus Inn in Great Bend. Fur further details and registration, contact Franklin J. Appl at 405-321-4182.
The 78th Kansas Junior Livestock Show (KJLS) offered numerous learning opportunities and rewards for exhibitors. During the state's largest youth livestock show, held September 24-27 in Wichita, 626 4-H and FF A members from 84 counties competed for auction premiums and scholarships by exhibiting 1,216 head of livestock. Major sponsors of the show are the Kansas Livestock Association, Kansas State University and the AgriBusiness Council of Wichita.
Barton Community College's Sneak Preview Concert, set for 7:30 p.m. on Monday in the college's Fine Arts Auditorium, will be the opening act for Barton's observance of National Arts and Humanities Month.
Knew he shouldn't. Couldn't help himself. I'm talking about the beaming leer in Rick Perry's mug shot. Or to be more precise, his smug shot. In the photo released by the Austin Police Department, the Texas Governor grins like a Cheshire Cat who just cleaned out the canary department of a PetSmart and is presetting his Lexus' GPS for another store.
Thursday, Aug. 28
BALTIMORE - Delmon Young, J.J. Hardy and Chris Davis homered in succession during a six-run fifth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles cruised past the Tampa Bay Rays 9-1 Monday night to end a three-game losing streak.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Derek Jeter drove in two runs in his final scheduled trip to Kauffman Stadium, backing a sharp outing from Michael Pineda and helping the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Monday night for their fifth straight win.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles and safety Eric Berry have returned to practice after dealing with injuries.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Chiefs have waived 11 players and placed safety Sanders Commings on injured reserve as they pare down their roster before the first deadline.
MANHATTAN - The top three returning running backs for No. 20 Kansas State this season have combined to carry the ball 11 times for 55 yards. None of them has ever scored a touchdown.
NEW YORK - Spinning in 70 mph second serves, grabbing at his hamstring during points, Andy Murray gritted his way through head-to-toe cramps to win at the U.S. Open.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers will need to rewrite history if they hope to repeat as NFC South champions this season.
A burglary was reported Sunday afternoon at Cole Body Shop, 76 SE 16 Road. The scrap yard had been broken into and a trailer being used as an office burned to the ground.
Bennie Lou Moos, 69, died Aug. 24, at Hays Medical Center. Born June 18, 1945, in Hoisington, she was the daughter of Leon and Vanonda (Wise) Gray. On April 28, 1962, she married Don J. Leiker in Great Bend. They were later divorced. She then married Lyle L. Workman. He passed away in 2003. She then married Robert W. Moos on May 2, 2013, in Great Bend. He survives. A resident of Great Bend since 1986, coming from WaKeeney where she had resided since 1971, she was a homemaker. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, craft work, floral arranging and music.
DADE CITY, Fla. - Paul Folds of Dade City, Fla. passed away Aug 21, at 67 years of age. Paul loved his family, friends, and animals. He had a kind heart and was always giving what he could to others. His enjoyments in life were the family and animals that he cherished. Paul will be greatly missed by everyone who had the privilege of knowing him.
LARNED - The general area of concentration for the Wet/Dry Routes Chapters is between the Ash Creek Crossing and Fort Dodge, in the Kansas counties of Pawnee, Edwards and Ford.
LARNED - Eighty members and guests of the Santa Fe Trail Trail Wet-Dry Chapter met Sunday at Country Living for the summer meeting and ice cream social.