The Hoisington Jets 4-H Club met Sept. 27th. The club had a potluck dinner before the meeting. The meeting was called to order by Vice-president Drew Reisner. Roni and Kayleigh led us in the song "A Bear Went Over the Mountain". Roll call was taken by secretary, Tiffany Schneider, answering to the question "What was your favorite food?" There were 15 members, two leaders, six parents and one guest in attendance. Desmond Noah gave the treasurer report. He reported that two deposits had been made. A bill was submitted for float and club supplies. It was paid. Kayleigh reported the ...
Leaders of the 315 Kansas Lions and Leo Clubs from all parts of the state will be meeting in McPherson Nov. 5-7 for the Fall Assembly of the Kansas Lions Council of Governors. A major order of business will be the assembly of the State Council of Governors for the second of their required meetings during the year to establish and evaluate policy that will guide Kansas Lions in community service to their hometown communities.
Dr. Naomi Oreskes, science historian, author and professor of history and science studies at University of California San Diego, will visit Fort Hays State University and give a presentation about climate change on Wednesday as part of her state tour.
Poets, writers, singers, dancers, mimes, musicians, rockers and artists of all shapes and sizes will converge on the Memorial Union's Cody Commons from 7 to 10 p.m. on Nov. 4 on the Fort Hays State University campus.
On Friday, Oct. 22, Sterling College will host Fred F. Berry Jr., chairman of Berry Companies, Inc., as its 2010 Oscar Schmidt Convocation speaker. The event will be held at Culbertson Auditorium on the Sterling College campus at 10 a.m. The event is free and open to the public.
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Senior Friendship Meal
With more than twice the point total of the second place team, the Sterling College debate team captured first place on Sept. 24-26 at the Debates on a Plain Tournament at Hutchinson Community College. This is the third straight year that SC has won the championship, it is also the third straight year that junior David Bowers has been a member of the first-place debate team, winning each year with a different debate partner. In another affirmation of the team's long-term success, senior Emily Graham was recently awarded a $500 scholarship from the Kansas Speech Communication Association for her ...
It was a fun day of snow cones and funnel cakes, face painting and raffle giveaways at the 6th Annual Rosewood Rodeo. The Rodeo was held on Saturday, Oct. 9 in the Great Bend Expo Center. The annual rodeo is an event designed to give Rosewood cowboys and cowgirls in the equestrian therapy program a chance to show off their skills and really shine in front of an audience. Several hundred people attended this year's competition including rodeo participants, their families, spectators, vendors, and volunteers.
I'm thinking of putting my family on food stamps because Nancy Pelosi, in her wisdom, has assured us that doing so will help the economy and as a concerned American I want to do my part.
Veteran criminal Nathan Pugh, 49, walked in to a Wells Fargo bank in Dallas and presented his holdup note to a teller - claiming to have a "bom."
BEVERLY HILLS - God bless America, and how's everybody?
Russell Original Art Review is gearing up for its 46th Show. Entry forms have begun to flood the Kansas Art World. Since 1969, the ROAR Show has given Kansas artists the opportunity to show and sell their work of art by professional and amateur Kansas artists in categories of Oil, Watercolor, Other Two-Dimension, Sculpture, Ceramics, Pastels, Photography, and Computer Generated or Manipulated Original
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.
Farmers Bank & Trust has been awarded an A+ in DepositAccounts.com's independent Bank Financial Health Rating System for the quarter ended June 30th. The A+ rating is defined as the highest distinction in terms of relative financial strength and stability, according to their standardized measurement system. The service gives consumers information on the relative financial strength of U.S. commercial banks, savings institutions and credit unions.
A sewing class for adults will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Sept. 29, at the Extension office meeting room, 1800 12th Street. The project will be a simple table runner. Sewing machines and equipment will be provided. Donna Krug, Barton County Extension Agent, and volunteers from the Central Kansas Thread Benders quilt guild will be on hand to teach the class. There is a $10 fee for the class. For more information or to register contact Joyce Burnham at 620-793-7094.
A free educational program which will target Medicare beneficiaries is set for Wednesday, Oct. 8th. Rick Schaffer, Assistant Director for the Southwest Kansas Aging and Disability Resource Center, will share a Part D review for Baby Boomers and other Medicare beneficiaries as open enrollment is set to begin. The program will be presented at noon at the Barton County Extension Office, 1800 12th Street. The same information will be shared at a 4 p.m. meeting at the Hoisington Public Library. Three newly trained counselors will be introduced at these meetings. Pat Brown from Hoisington, and John and Donna Krug ...
Domestic violence just doesn't happen on elevators.
This fall our college senior decided it was time to move off campus. As decidedly older parents, we knew this drill well. Robert's brothers had rental options subjected to a billion questions/inquiries/inspections from their CSO - chief safety officer - Lori.
This year Kansas has green fields, kissed by the sun. There are blue skies with white clouds high above. There are even valleys where rivers run. Heck, there's even water standing in terrace channels.
This is the time of year when the Kansas State University entomology department receives a lot of calls. The question most asked: Why am I getting so many spiders in my house?
The announcement that the Conservation Awards Program will again be held in this county was received today by Alicia Boor, Barton County Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Agent, who has been asked to serve as chairman of a committee to select candidates for awards.
Visits to six classrooms during the past week to share the importance of proper hand washing were fun and educational. Kids as young as three were learning about the importance of washing their hands so that they can stay healthy. I have access to a Glo-Germ TM, complete with a black light. After tossing a balloon around that had the "magic potion" on it we could see exactly where the germs were hiding.
Eric B. Banks, Kansas State Conservationist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced that $3.8 million in conservation funding has been allocated in Kansas to help landowners protect and restore key farmlands, grasslands, and wetlands. This announcement follows Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack's statement that $328 million is being invested nationally for this USDA initiative.