Kanopolis State Park will host a guided nature hike from 9 to 11 a.m. on Aug. 31. Hikers will meet at Trailhead C in the East Shore State Park-Horsethief Area and will learn about area history, plants and animals as well as see caves, creeks, rock formations, and prairie. Hikers are asked to wear clothes and shoes that can get wet and muddy, bring bug spray and a water bottle.
This summer, the Barton County 4-H Shooting Sports Program added a new discipline, Small Bore Rifle, to compliment the other disciplines, Air Rifle, Archery and Hunting Skills, that they already have in place.
HOISINGTON - At 6 p.m. on Aug. 26 Clara Barton Hospital and Country Place Senior Living will host the Alzheimer's Association's "Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters" workshop at Clara Barton Hospital in the Turnbull Safe Room.
Mary Lou Fryberger, 87, died Aug. 11 at Great Bend Regional Hospital. Born July 5, 1926 at Kansas City, Mo., she was the daughter of John and Mary (Russell) Taff. A lifetime resident of Great Bend, she was a 1944 graduate of Great Bend High School. She was the first basketball homecoming queen at Great Bend High School.
Ina Lea Folkerts, 83, died Aug. 9 at Via Christi St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Wichita. Born Dec. 4, 1929 in Craig County, Okla., she was the daughter of Walter and Amy Ellen (Cumiford) Minson. On Oct. 24, 1952 she married Doyle Dean Folkerts in Syracuse. He died on Jan. 13, 2013. A resident of Great Bend for 58 years, coming from Craig County, Okla., she was a homemaker.
Thelia Belle Moore Brack, 91, died Aug. 11 at Sterling House of Great Bend. Born Dec. 13, 1921, on a farm southeast of Dundee, she was the daughter of Robert Warren and Hellena Unruh Moore. She attended Barton County rural school, graduated from Pawnee Rock High School. She attended Fort Hays Teachers College, and taught in rural schools in Barton County for five years. On July 25, 1945, she was united in marriage to Vernell F. (Shorty) Brack of Otis at the Pawnee Rock New Jerusalem Church. He passed away on Nov. 12, 1996. To this union three children were ...
RAYTOWN, Mo. - Marcia C. McIntyre, 71, passed away Aug. 3rd. After years of moving around with the Air Force, she and her husband settled in Raytown, Mo., where she eventually retired from DST Systems. She moved to Dayton in January of 2012. She was a 1959 graduate of Great Bend High School.