Larned's High's Tanner Galliart signs a football scholarship offer with Garden City Community College. Front row, Tricia Prescott, Tanner's mother, and Tanner Galliart; back row, Jacob Tapia, LHS assistant coach; Carl Nolan, LHS assistant coach; Roy Prescott, Tanner's dad; A.B. Stokes, Larned head football coach; Mike Hensley, LHS assistant coach; and Tad Remy, LHS assistant coach.
Larned's High's Marcus Allen signs a football scholarship offer with Hutchinson Community College. Front row, LeAnna Unruh, Marcus Allen's mother, Marcus Allen; Mike Hensley, LHS assistant coach; Carl Nolan, LHS assistant coach; A.B. Stokes, Larned head football coach; and Tad Remy, LHS assistant coach.
LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met at 9 a.m. Feb. 1 for a regular meeting. Pawnee County commissioners Kathy Bowman; Donna Pelton; and Gary Caplinger, chair, were present. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee County clerk Ruth Searight.
The City of Great Bend and the Sunflower Rod and Custom Association announced that the reality TV show, Street Rodding American Style will be aired at 5:30 p.m. Sunday on Smoky Hill Public Television. It will feature the Great Bend Party in the Park Car Show segment that was taped on Aug. 8, 2015.
February 1-7 was recognized as National Burn Awareness Week, and Safe Kids Kansas and the Office of the State Fire Marshal focused that week on reminding parents and caregivers that fire is just one cause of burn injuries to children. Scalding hot water, hot foods and beverages, heating appliances, hot pots and pans, fireworks, electrical currents and chemicals can all be the cause of serious burns to children.
The future of Barton County is important to all of us. Looking ahead and planning takes a lot of cooperation between all the county entities, cities, townships, fire and EMS districts, department heads, County Administrator and County Commissioners. We don't always see eye to eye, but we always have the best interest of the citizens of Barton County at heart.
The Hoisington Middle School Wrestling team put on quite a display this past Monday night as the team traveled to Ellsworth to take on teams from Ellsworth and Beloit. The team won 18 matches while dropping just 10 on the evening. The team was coming off a big tournament win at Russell just this past Friday evening. Despite the team not being able to fill seven weight classes they continue to roll. Staying unbeaten on the season are: Josh Ball (5-0), Cole Steinert (8-0), Dayne Yott (8-0), Wyatt Pedigo (7-0), and Trey Bitter (4-0). Quentin Boxberger has just one loss ...
The United States Preventive Services Task Force recently recommended mandatory depression screening for all Americans. The task force wants to force health insurance companies to pay for the screening. Basic economics, as well as the Obamacare disaster, should have shown this task force that government health insurance mandates harm Americans.