The Annual meeting of the Welcome Inn was on held Oct. 6 preceding the noon meal. Along with other business related activities, an election was conducted to fill four positions on the Board of Directors. Charles Wonsetler was selected to replace Mona Marie Wysong as President. Mona Marie's term had expired. Marylee Phinney was selected to fill the one year left on the unexpired term for the Vice-President position vacated by Charles Wonsetler. Thyra Frazer was elected Financial Secretary to fill the position Rosella Sydow resigned from a couple of months ago. Incumbent Roger Haberman was re-elected.
Great Bend High School A Cappella Choir will hold a garage sale from 6 a.m. to noon on Saturday at the Panther Athletic Center. The sale is to help raise funds for the Washington D.C. trip in March.
Venture Corporation will be working on 24th Street between McKinley and Harrison Streets starting through Wednesday, Oct. 13. Expect to see lane closures, traffic diversions, rough roads without lane lines, and increased dust during construction.
They say you should never talk about politics or religion. I'm sure I have been guilty on both counts. This really isn't about politics though; it's about keeping and growing strong extension programs.
Nobody questions Barack Obama's talent as an effective orator - it's more a question of what he says than how he says it.
In several regions of the African nation of Cameroon, parents try to keep maturing daughters off the market by "ironing" their breasts - pressing them with heated stones and leaves to make them flatter and the girls thus less desirable for sex.
Great Bend Aglow Lighthouse will meet Saturday at Perkins Restaurant.
The sixth annual Exalt The Name of Jesus Area Wide Event will be held Saturday, starting at 7 p.m. in the Crest Theater in downtown Great Bend.
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody?
Here is an interesting question that I would like for you to ponder with me for a little while today. Is beauty over rated? From my perspective, the answer to this question is both yes and no, depending on what kind of beauty we are talking about, and also the source of that beauty.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Andy Pettitte gave the New York Yankees yet another clutch performance in the postseason, pitching seven smooth innings in a 5-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday evening for a 2-0 lead in their AL division series.
The City of Rozel is holding an Open House and ribbon cutting from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday to celebrate the opening of the new Water Treatment plant located at 203 North Main Street. The City of Rozel was awarded a Community Development Block Grant and a Grant Loan from USDA Rural Development. The purpose of the grant was to construct a filtration facility and to dig a new well to improve the city's water.
4-Hers will showcase their projects and answer any questions you may have concerning joining 4-H from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday at the next Community Market located north of Carr Auction. They will have dogs, bucket calves, photography, archery, air rifle, rabbits, foods/nutrition, arts and crafts, just to name a few. Call the Pawnee County Extension Office at 620-285-6901 with questions.
Larned Renegades girls fastpitch team will hold a sign-up at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Larned Community Center.
The First Christian Church CWF Thrift Shop will hold their annual back room coat sale from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. beginning through Oct. 9 on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
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LAWRENCE - Andrew Wiggins scored 21 points, Joel Embiid briefly flirted with a triple-double and No. 8 Kansas trounced No. 19 Texas 85-54 Saturday night to seize control of the Big 12.
Saturday night, Feb. 22, the 2013 Business Person of the Year and Business of the year were announced at the 92nd Annual Meeting and Banquet of the Great Bend Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development at the Great Bend Convention Center.
Great Bend Fire/EMS
A motorcyclist was taken to the Lyons Hospital with possible injuries after an accident Saturday afternoon in Rice County.
At their Feb. meeting, 17 members of Great Bend Garden Club learned of the far reaching legacy of the legendary Johnny Appleseed during a program given by Alice Young.
Evelyn Anna Hochstatter, 96, died Feb. 22 at Great Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center, Great Bend. Born Feb. 25, 1917 at Holyrood, she was the daughter of John and Katie A. (Schmitt) Ehler.
Doris J. Nitzel, 86 years, longtime Great Bend resident, passed away on Thursday evening, Feb. 20, 2014 at the Great Bend Regional Hospital in Great Bend after a brief illness. Doris was born on Oct. 21, 1927 at Fairbury, Neb. to Moses G. and Grace (Eilts) Williams. She graduated from Endicott High School at Endicott, Neb. in 1946, and was united in marriage to Robert Dale Nitzel on Feb. 9, 1947 at Endicott. Doris was an Accounting Clerk for various businesses for many years prior to her retirement. She was an active volunteer for RSVP, and delivered Meals On Wheels ...
TRES PIEDRAS, N.M. - Carl Don Nicholas Bradley, Sr., 65, died Feb. 20 at his ranch in Olmitz, Kans. Born Dec. 6, 1948 at Santa Fe, N.M., he was the son of John Carver and Winifred (Wright) Bradley.
OLATHE - Jerad Lee Bickford, 24, died Feb. 19. Funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday at Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Olathe. Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the church. To view the full obituary and to leave a message for the family, visit www.PenwellGabelOlathe.com.
ELLINWOOD -The Ellinwood School/Community Library is excited to welcome national award winning author Cynthia Kadohata to the Ellinwood library for a series of events during the first week of March. The schedule of events includes presentations to student groups, student book signings, and question and answer sessions on Wednesday, March 5th.
Approximately 121 calls for service and 112 officer initiated calls were received for the month of January. Officers responded to 11 medical/fire calls. Ten arrests were made and four criminal summonses were served in the month of January.
Legislative coffee to be held
Husband and wife Carl and Teresa Jilg were named the King and Queen at the River Bend Assisted Living Valentine's Day Party on Feb. 14th.