The Holy Rosary will be held at noon on Oct. 16 at the Convent Fatima Shrine, 3600 Broadway. For more information contact Harold Schmidt at 792-4095. This is one of 5,000 international events to be held on this date.
Activities Week of Oct. 10 - 16
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.
If the EPA's proposed rule to redefine waters of the United States becomes law, farming and ranching as we know it today may end.
League of Women Voters of Great Bend will hold the monthly meeting at noon on Tuesday, at Montana Mike's in the north room. Lunch will be from the menu and can be from their "quick serve" menu.
Great Bend native and President and General Manager of Sunflower Broadcasting, Inc., Joan Barrett, was named one of Wichita's Top Women in Business for 2014. Barrett was among only 20 women who received the honor Aug. 26, at a special presentation hosted by the Wichita Business Journal.
Time's up, Mr. President.
At age 12, I earned a rather unusual distinction: I was the most experienced funeral altar boy at St. Patrick's parish. And with my kid brother Marty as my wingman, we became a pretty reliable one-two tag team for many funerals in the early '70s. If there were a teen version of funeral crashers, I was Owen Wilson.
The news made many Americans do a double-take. Wait a minute: this news story says a 9-year-old girl accidentally killed her gun instructor while he was teaching her to use...an Uzi? An UZI?! One of those Israeli-designed compact sub automatic machine guns? That gun that can fire 600 rounds per minute? It just had to be a bad joke.
The Barton County Association of Retired School Personnel will meet at 11:30 a.m. on Friday at Montana Mike's. John Popp, from USD 428, will present the program "College Career Readiness Standards."
The mosaic, artistic, eccentric, sunken toilet, Bowl Plaza, public restroom at Lucas has been selected as a "Top 10 finalists for America's Best Restroom." Voting begins now. The public is invited to cast a ballot for a favorite restroom online at www.bestrestroom.com through Oct. 31. You can vote today and every day. Please help Lucas win over other entries from Florida, Missouri, Washington, DC, California, Pennsylvania, Illinois, and Texas.
The State Fair is in high gear and today is Sept. 7. A strong cold front moved through this past Friday and parts of the area have received fairly significant amounts of precipitation over the last week. Much of the immediate area was listed under the Moderate Drought category last Thursday but parts of eastern Barton, Rice, and Ellsworth Counties are a bit better and rated as Moderately Dry. Some producers question this since they are dealing with fields too wet for equipment while other missed out on the rains. It's almost time to plant the 2015 winter wheat ...