OTIS - Fern I. Tuzicka, 89, died Nov. 2, at Wheatlands Health Care Center in Kingman. Born Aug. 8, 1925, in Russell County, she was the daughter of Henry H. and Katy (Bender) Berschauer. On April 27, 1942, she married Albert E. Tuzicka in Russell. He died on April 4, 1998. A resident of Hoisington since 1999, coming from Otis, she was a homemaker and farm wife. She enjoyed quilting and playing the piano.
Barton County office buildings will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 11, in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. The Health Department and the Records Division of the Sheriff's Office will also be closed that day. The Landfill will be open until 11 a.m. Emergency services will be in normal operation.
HOISINGTON - Twenty-five-old Burt Thompson, 209 E. 1st, of Hoisington was injured in a single car accident at 3:08 p.m. Sunday afternoon in the 900 block of NW 10 Ave.
Superintendent's Honor Roll
The 2014-15 basketball season if officially off and running for the Barton Community College men's basketball team. With several new faces on the roster, the Cougars were able to get a good look at them with a pair of easy wins at the Best Western/Pizza Hut Classic at the Barton Gym over the weekend.
WICHITA (AP) - When last season finally ended for Wichita State, and Gregg Marshall had a chance to reflect on it, the Shockers' coach relished just about everything.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Alex Smith doesn't care how the Kansas City Chiefs score touchdowns.
It wasn't the easiest way to tip off a season with a lot of new players – taking on the 11th ranked team in the country. But that was the task of the Barton Community College women's basketball team this weekend.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Royals extended a $15.3 million qualifying offer Monday to right-hander James Shields, which assures Kansas City of draft pick compensation if its staff ace signs a major league contract with another team before June 8.
HHS to hold Coat Drive
Jerad and Ashley Gorney announce the birth of their son, Ian Robert Gorney, on Sept. 13, at Saint Luke's South in Overland Park. He weighed 4 lbs. 11 oz. and was 18 in. long. He has a big sister, Jeryn Gorney, who is 4 1/2 years old.
Orville Monroe celebrated his 80th birthday on Oct. 26, with a Come and Go Open House. Born on Oct. 24, on a farm near Geneseo, he was one of 13 children. With the exception of time spent in Korea, he was employed in the oilfield, with the last 25 years spent as owner of his own small oil company, Big O Oil Company. He and his wife Jackie have two daughters, Eileen Wilkinson (Bobby) of Dennison, Texas and Jenny Hejny (Daniel) of McCamey, Texas; and three step-children, Melissa Dickson (Tim) of Ellinwood, Bret Eulert (Connie) of Great Bend and Colby ...
Todd and Linda Francis announce the engagement of their daughter Samantha Lynn Francis, to Alex Paul Elsen, son of Kenny and Sheri Elsen.
Kelley Shivers and David and Brandi Dickerson announce the engagement of their daughter Jessica Shivers to Lukas Demel, son of Maurice Demel and Lois Demel.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert and Sharon Smolik of Great Bend will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a card shower. A surprise celebration will be held at a later date.
The following well-balanced and nutritious Friendship Meals will be served for lunch at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. Meals are served with milk; donations for coffee and tea are accepted.
The following meals will be served Nov. 10 through Nov. 14. The secondary schools also have available daily: second choices, chef 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.
Preceptor Pi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi began its 2014-15 year in September with new plans for community service, and social and cultural activities. Members welcomed back Brenda Black, who has rejoined the chapter after returning to Great Bend from Topeka.
Sunflower Bank has partnered with Ellinwood Chamber of Commerce to create a visitor information kiosk. The kiosk is located at Sunflower Bank, 13 N. Main in Ellinwood, inside of the ATM center. The Sunflower Bank ATM center is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and is located just north of the bank's main entrance.
USD 428 Board of Education will meet at 5 p.m. on Monday at the District Education Office, 201 S. Patton Road. Items on the agenda include recognition of Great Bend High School All-Conference athletes; approval of Title VI B and Early Childhood Flow-Through budget application; approval of BOE representative to the GBRC Board; approval of Capital Outlay Resolution; report on Curriculum Day, KSDE Fall conference, Danielson Instructional Model course and MTSS training; update on disaster preparedness; approval of Lincoln Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization donation; update on Optimist Club speaker, negotiations workshop, distribution of Rotary Club dictionaries to 3rd ...
The Progress Club met on Nov. 3, at the home of Pat Halbower, with Jackie Curtis and Maxie Hinkson as co-hostesses. Sixteen members attended.
William (Bill) L. Janssen was inducted into the Kansas USBC BA Hall of Fame on April 25th. A formal dinner was held in Wichita to honor him.
Whether it is your first time to host a holiday meal or you are a seasoned veteran, it never hurts to review the basics of cooking a turkey keeping food safety in mind. Many hostesses are busy getting a head count so that they can purchase the correct sized turkey. A rule of thumb is to purchase at least one pound of uncooked turkey per person. This should allow enough for the feast and for leftovers too. Read on for answers to a few more of your turkey day questions.