"The Hit" by David Baldacci. As a highly skilled assassin, Will Robie is the man the U.S. government calls on to eliminate the worst of the worst, monsters committed to killing innocent victims. But now one of his colleagues has gone rogue, turning the gun sights on members of their own agency. Can he bring her in before her betrayal reveals a larger threat to the world?
LARNED -- Prairie Arts Unlimited, in conjunction with the Larned High School's Over Actors' Anonymous drama department, will present "Murderous Night at the Museum," a dinner theater presentation Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Larned Knights of Columbus.
In spring, 2013, the United Way gave presentations to the fifth grade classes at the USD 428 and Holy Family Elementary Schools and asked students to make a poster depicting the United Way and the 21 agencies they serve and how they make a difference in the community.
If you're a follower of the Huffington Post, you've probably read about Panera Bread founder and CEO Ron Shaich and his week-long commitment to spend no more than $4.50 a day on food, thus spotlighting the plight of the 49 million Americans on food stamps.
The Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) has selected a new director to head the Northern Parole Region (NPR), overseeing the 10 regional parole offices and the more than 2,500 offenders paroled in the northern half of the state. This area includes Barton County.
Barton County Preparedness Week has been scheduled for this coming week, and all individuals are encouraged to make emergency planning a priority next week, said Amy Miller, Barton County emergency management director. Her office has developed a week of planning actions for individuals to become disaster ready.
Critter Ministry will sponsor an evening of praise and worship – accompanied with a light show, strobes, lasers and CO2 cannons – at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Barton County 4-H Building, located between Great Bend and Hoisington at 601 North U.S. 281.
In honor of the new school year, St. Mark Lutheran Church, 2101 Jackson St., Great Bend, will be serving hotdogs and all the fixings, as well as sundaes for dessert at a sundae bar, following the service on Sunday, Sept. 22. The community is invited to join this celebration, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the St. Mark Fellowship Hall.
The King United Methodist Church of Great Bend, located at 1608 Odell Street, will welcome its new pastor, Laurie White, along with her husband Phillip, with a reception on Sunday, Sept. 29, after the morning worship.