Monday Potluck - 5:30 p.m., Senior Center Tuesday Coffee and Doughnuts - 8:30 a.m., Senior Center Pinochle - 1 p.m., Senior Center Candy Corn Guy - 1:30 p.m., High Rise Wednesday Pitch - 7 p.m., Senior Center Thursday Dominoes - 1 p.m. at the Senior Center Friday Bridge - 1 p.m. Recreation Center Haiti - 1 p.m., Senior Center Bingo - 1:30 p.m., High Rise
Monday Lite and Lively - 6:30 p.m., Burnside Room Drawing - 7:30 p.m., Meeting Room Tuesday Bowling - 4 p.m., Walnut Bowl Wednesday Lite and Lively - 6:30 p.m., Burnside Room Easy Cooking - 7:30 p.m., Kitchen Thursday Pickleball - 7 p.m., City Auditorium
USD 428, Holy Family, Central Kansas Christian Academy and HeadStart Schools The following meals will be served Oct. 11 through Oct. 15. The secondary schools also have available daily: Main dish second choices, chef's salad, combo lunches and choice of vegetables and dessert. The breakfast menu is offered only to students in USD 428. Menus are subject to change without notice. Milk served with all meals. All meals as offered meet USDA nutritional guidelines. Lunch ...
sun 10.10 Cheyenne Stamp Club - 2:30 p.m. at the North Main Pizza Hut mon 10.11 Great Bend Optimist - noon at the Highland Hotel North Heritage Room Great Bend Rotary Club - noon at the Highland Hotel South Heritage Room Evening Quilt Guild - 6:30 p.m. CPI Annex, 1809 24th. Information meeting Homemakers Unlimited FCE - 7:30 p.m. Hostess-Jackie Gun. Leader-Connie Roth-Hearth Fire Series Bungalow FCE - 11:30 a.m. at the Highland Hotel with ...
USD 428 Board of Education will meet at 5 p.m. on Monday at the District Education Office. Items on the agenda include curriculum day on Oct. 18, Kansas assessments, meeting with the officer of Parent Organizations and grant application: "Healthy Habits for Life".
Elmer and Mary Ellen Stueder will celebrate their 60th anniversary with a family dinner. Elmer Stueder and Mary Ellen Johnson were united in marriage on Oct. 15, 1950 in the Methodist Church at Bushton. Elmer is a retired farmer and stockman. They moved from the farm by Claflin to Great Bend in 1988. The couple have four children, Daniel Stueder, Bill and Patty Stueder, Alan and Rita Stueder, all of Claflin, and Terry and Mel ...
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3111 and its Ladies Auxiliary met on Sept. 28 at the Post Home.
The 4-H Holding Board announced the following scholarship recipients. Chandra Devine, a 2010 graduate of Macksville High School, is a freshman at Kansas State University majoring in animal science and industry. She was a 4-H member for eight years in the Great Bend City Slickers club. She served as president for her club, the Barton County 4-H Council and the 4-H Livestock Committee. In high school, she was active in Student Council and Kayettes. Devine ...
Great Bend League of Women Voters will hold their monthly meeting at noon on Tuesday at The Club at Stone Ridge. Lunch will be from the menu.
Students from nine Kansas high schools will be honored Thursday, Oct. 21, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment.
Great Bend High School Kayettes are selling holly and greenery until Oct. 20. Delivery will be right before Thanksgiving. If you are not contacted and would like to purchase, please call the high school, 793-1521, and ask for Karen Clark or Barbara Harris.
The Golden Belt Community Foundation invites proposals for its next competitive grant cycle. Applications now are being accepted from qualified 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations and public institutions, including schools, clubs and civic/community organizations in Barton, Pawnee, Rush, and Stafford counties. Funds are available primarily for the health and well being of youth; however, limited funds are available in many other categories.
TLC Discoveries invited Berny Unruh and Donna Krug to talk to the children about 4-H in honor of National 4-H week. The children were also surprised with a basket of goodies each for all the help they give to the club and community. Phyllis Brack started a club at TLC about 10 years ago so the kids that were there and loved doing projects would have a place to showcase them and learn some important ...
The Gertrude Lischesky Scholarship, given by Chapter DU, P.E.O., recently awarded five renewable scholarships of $1,500 each to five Great Bend Seniors who will be attending a Kansas College of Cottey College in Nevada, Mo. this year.
The staff of the Santa Fe Trail Center invites the public to sign up for a heritage craft program offered on 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 17. This is the perfect time of year to make a cornhusk doll to add to your fall decorations.
Whew! I need to catch my breath. I can't keep up with the quickly shifting journalistic conventional wisdom.
The Barton County Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Monday at the Barton County Courthouse, 1400 Main in Great Bend. The agenda includes a project to improve the Wetlands and Wildlife National Scenic Byway overlook east of Hoisington, the Doonan communications tower replacement project and a Southwst Kansas Area on Aging Board appointment.
LACROSSE - The Meade at LaCrosse Class 2A football playoff game has been postponed from Friday night until 3 p.m. Saturday because of a wintry forecast. LaCrosse (11-0) and Meade (10-1) have met in the playoffs the past three years. Defending state champion Meade beat LaCrosse 34-12 last year. By mid-morning Friday, Meade has received 3 inches of snow. Hugoton reported 5 inches of snow and Seward County reported 4 inches of snow.