This week the Great Bend Brit Spaugh Zoo will launch a series called Summer Keeper Talks, Zoo Director Scott Gregory said.
The Great Bend High School Class of 1961 will hold its 50-year reunion Aug. 12-13 at the Best Western Angus Inn, 2920 10th St. Alumni, teachers and friends are welcome. Activities start at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, in the Angus Inn courtyard, with a dinner at 7 p.m. On Saturday there will be golf, a tour of the high school, and a dinner at 7 p.m.
Golden Belt Wood Carvers will offer a five-week beginners course, starting Aug. 18.
Christian-based recovery Celebrate Recovery - 6-30-8:30 p.m. Mondays at Grace Community Church, 210 McKinley St., Great Bend. The group is open to all adults, and deals with addictions and hurts, hang-ups and habits. The Serenity Seekers, a Christian-centered 12 Step program Alcoholics Anonymous (cl) closed (o) open (bb) big book (n/s) non-smoking (ls) literature study A.A.: Ellinwood Group A.A.: Grapevine Group <p ...
Barton County 2011 high school graduates and voc-tech and college students enrolled for fall 2011 – sophomores through seniors – are eligible to apply for 2011 Barton County Prevention Scholarships if they have not previously received the prevention scholarship.
Anyone interested in learning more about Incredible Years preschool is invited to its open house where staff members will share information about the curriculum and other activities. The event is scheduled for 5:30 to 7 p.m., Monday, Aug. 8, at the preschool, 1312 Patton Road.
The new equipment is in, the training is complete and now the lab at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center is offering new tests, and quicker turn-around times on many others.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Melky Cabrera and the Kansas City Royals got off to a fast start, then kept piling on after Carlos Carrasco drew their ire with a dangerous pitch. Cabrera hit a grand slam, Jeff Francis pitched eight sharp innings and the Royals pounded the Cleveland Indians 12-0 on Friday night in a testy game between regular AL Central foes. Billy Butler went deep twice and Alex Gordon also connected for Kansas City, ...
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs signed first-round pick Jonathan Baldwin on Friday morning, then capped a busy day by agreeing to terms with eight unrestricted free agents, including Arizona wide receiver Steve Breaston and their own veteran center Casey Wiegmann.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs could be facing a serious leadership void as Brian Waters and Mike Vrabel set about doing other things with their lives and careers. Together, those two totaled 27 years of NFL experience and excellence. Waters, released by mutual consent on Thursday, was a five-time Pro Bowl left guard and one of the most respected players not only on the team, but in the league. The ...
Chiefs cast unanimous vote to recertify SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have voted unanimously to recertify as a players union. Several players said Friday there was no sentiment not to recertify the NFL Players Association as a union. "I know a lot of the deal was based on the fact that we had to recertify," Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassell said. "We know as of Aug. 4 ...
Nnamdi Asomugha had a tough choice: the New York Jets or the Dallas Cowboys? Then, the Philadelphia Eagles swooped in and snagged the biggest prize in this year's free agent frenzy. The All-Pro cornerback signed a five-year contract Friday with the Eagles, who gave the former Oakland Raiders star a deal that would pay him $60 million over the life of it, with $25 million guaranteed. It was a stunning development as the Jets and ...
There are new books at the Ellinwood School/Community Library. They are: "The Redemption Series" by Karen Kingsbury and Gary Smalley. These five titles by inspirational novelist Karen Kingsbury and collaborator Gary Smalley follow the Baxter family women through their relationships and life stories. Each faces personal crises and finds faith to survive. Series titles include Redemption, Remember, Return, Rejoice, and Reunion. "One Thousand Gifts" by Ann Voskamp. How can one find joy ...
Bingo to be held at Heritage Club There will be bingo following the 6 p.m. finger food supper at the Heritage Club tonight. All senior citizens are invited.
HOISINGTON - Hoisington Main Street Inc. is in search of a new director with the resignation of Michele Winiecke, effective Aug. 12.
Hoisington NHS inducts new members
HOISINGTON - Sonja Dee Ritter, 49, died Nov. 21, 2013, at Clara Barton Hospital in Hoisington. She was born May 4, 1964, at Larned, the daughter of Raymond Lee and Patricia J. (Freeburg) Hanken.
Lending an ear to a person takes on a new meaning when it is part of the E.A.R.S. program. "Everyone Able to Read through Sharing," is a program that was created over 10 years ago through the Retired Senior Volunteer Program.
Last week, when Bill Clinton said President Obama should allow people to keep their health-insurance coverage - an early attempt to distance Hillary and himself from ObamaCare - I began to worry that the Clintons may be serious about another run at the White House.
"The holiday turkey sure looks grand this year," Dick Cheney said. "Why don't we go around the table and say what we're thankful for?"