Relay for Life of Barton County events The 2011 Relay for life of Barton County relay will open at 6 p.m. Friday, June 10,and wrap-up at 6 a.m. Saturday, June 11, at Jack Kilby Square in downtown Great Bend. For more information, call chairperson Linn Hogg at 620-617-3640, Team Development Chairperson Kandi Wolf at 620-797-5651, or visit relayforlife.org. Below are some of the upcoming fundraisers. Concert to benefit relay A Concert of Hope for Relay ...
Carry-in dinner set for Sunday Activities April 10-16 Carry-in Dinner - Sunday 12:30 p.m. Bring some food and enjoy visiting and eating with friends. Blood Pressure check - Monday 11:30 a.m. We all need to know!! Paraffin Spa - Monday and Thursday 11 a.m. Makes your hands feel great - under the supervision of Byron Stilts. Balance and Flexibility Class - Tuesday and Friday 11 a.m. About a 30-minute class led by Betty Tauscher. Coffee ...
USD 495 school board LARNED - Personnel with final action and resolutions for contract non-renewals will be an action item after an executive session for the Fort Larned USD 495 school board Monday. Administrative contracts will also be discussed. The regular meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. at the board of education. The student spotlight will be focus on a Larned High chemistry video. Reports will be heard on curriculum, maintenance, transportation, technology, principals, superintendent Jon ...
As Farmers Bank and Trust, NA continues to increase in size, the need to designate an official corporate trainer has become a major focus. The bank is announced that Maryln Schumacher has been chosen to lead this effort bank wide.
When Valerie Marshall learned that Barton County eliminated its share of funding for Sunflower's Early Education Center (EEC), she was "saddened" and, subsequently, attended a special meeting on the subject.
The current furor over the national budget is ample proof of the fact that federal budgets should be completed in time and based on reality, and not based on welfare-state politics.
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? President Obama warned workers at a wind turbine factory in New York Wednesday to get used to high gas prices until his green-energy policies take root. That's not what they came to hear. Gas prices are so high in New York that the rats are car-pooling in from New Jersey. The White House had mountains of dirt on the lawn Wednesday from all the digging on the ...
The ear has a "G-spot," explained the Santa Clara, Calif., ear-nose-and-throat surgeon, and thus the moans of ecstasy that Vietnamese "ear pickers" reportedly elicit from their clients might well be justified.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - The flair of Rory McIlroy. The sheer power of Alvaro Quiros. These are but two of the fresh faces in golf who offered more evidence Thursday at the Masters that a new generation is on the way.
CHICAGO (AP) - Derrick Rose scored 30 points and the Chicago Bulls closed in on the top seed in the Eastern Conference by beating the Boston Celtics 97-81 on Thursday.
GARDEN CITY - The Great Bend High School girls' soccer team took Western Athletic Conference powerhouse Garden City to a 0-0 tie after 100 minutes of playing time on Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Kansas twins Marcus and Markieff Morris are skipping their senior seasons with the Jayhawks, choosing instead to hire an agent and enter the NBA draft.
American League Indians 1, Red Sox 0 CLEVELAND (AP) - The winless Boston Red Sox lost their sixth in a row when the Cleveland Indians squeezed home the only run in the eighth inning, then trapped pinch-runner Darnell McDonald off second base for the final out Thursday in a 1-0 victory. The Red Sox are off their worst start since 1945, when they lost a team-record eight straight. Boston, favored by many to win the ...
Nora Shorock, 58, died April 7 in Lawrence. Services are pending.
HOISINGTON - Adeline F. Bryant, 87, died April 7 at Country Place Senior Living in Hoisington. Born April 18, 1923 in Pitcher, Okla., she was the daughter of Oscar L. and Ida E. (Emily) Brandon. A Hoisington resident for 50 years, she was a homemaker. On Jan. 15, 1939 she married Vivian T. Bryant in Columbus. He died July 2, 1968.
John Carmon Ellison of Allen, Texas, 57, passed away on May 30, 2013. He was born on Sept. 3, 1955, in Fort Stewart, Ga., the son of John and Dee Ellison. On Nov. 28, 1995, John married Phyllis Taylor in Great Bend. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. John was also very proud of his police work; he started the SWAT program in Great Bend. John loved barbecue and cooking out, but most of all, he loved his family. He had a great sense of humor and loved to laugh.
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HOISINGTON - Hoisington Cemetery employees request that all arrangements and grave decorations on the ground and not at the head of the grave be removed to allow for maintenance of the grounds by Monday, June 10.
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This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Clara Barton Foundation, 250 W. 9th, Hoisington, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Ambassador in charge will be Jim Vopat with greeters Jan Westfall and Jill Fitzsimmons. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.
The City of Great Bend's newly formed committee to study the banning of pit bulls will hold an organizational meeting at 9 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, at the City Council chambers, 1209 Williams. The meeting is open to the public.
Since the Obama administration has confessed to spying on journalists at the Associated Press and Fox News, have you noticed there are more stories about the Obama scandals in the news?
As amateur news hounds gain power and influence through social media, the definition of "journalist" has ripened for philosophical debate. But now it's becoming a legal issue – one that could hamper efforts to protect the news profession at the very time federal lawmakers are awakening to the need to do so.
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