Catholic Social Service will offer a free weekend of enrichment for married couples starting Friday, March 7 in Great Bend, and continuing through Sunday, March 9. Pre-registration is required and is being accepted now at the website www.KansasLoveLetters.com or by calling 620-272-0010.
MANHATTAN - The other day, I listened to a broadcast by Ravi Zacharias concerning the effect of globalization on our lives. He started out by quoting secular sociologist Daniel Bell, who wrote, "Culture is an effort to provide a coherent set of answers to the existential situations that confront all human beings in the passage of their lives."
For the second consecutive year, Rosewood Winery has come home a winner from the Kansas Grape Growers and Winemakers Association Conference. The 28th Annual KGGWA Conference was held Jan. 17 and 18 in Topeka at Ramada West. In the "Taste of Kansas" wine competition, conducted during the conference, three Rosewood Wines earned medals.
The Ellinwood School\Community Library was recently honored as one of four runner-up finalists for the 2013 AWE, Inc. Literacy Success Award. Ellinwood was nominated for their pre-school and emergent-reader initiative called the AWESOME Club, a literacy engagement program that encourages children ages 2-6 and their families to participate in various literacy activities.
Tom Hegarty, M.D., has been caring for patients at Heartland Cancer Center for only a short time but he is already eager to share with the community his enthusiasm about the facility and its services.
Sotelo to continue total joint replacements, begin fracture repair and management initiative
ELLINWOOD - There are new books at the Ellinwood School/Community Library. They are:
When Charise Oelger commented that women are extremely conscientious about their husbands and heart disease, her colleagues nodded their heads.
BY Dr. Dan Witt
The new training that Justin Chapman recently received allows him to zero in on the fine points of maintaining Canon copiers as he serves Office Products Inc. customers. Chapman has successfully completed the two-week course in Canon Applied Technologies at Dallas.
Preseason player of the year watch lists are not always accurate.
Peyton Manning and Richard Sherman can agree to agree.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. - They sat on the tarmac just hoping for the chance at a meeting.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. - Richard Sherman, Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch deservedly draw the attention for what they've done in getting the Seattle Seahawks to the Super Bowl.
In one week, the national average price of propane has increased by $1 per gallon, sending a chill up the spines of many Kansans.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission will offer an American Red Cross lifeguard certification course March 16-21 at the Barton Community College pool. GBRC offers the ARC Water Park Lifeguard training class. This class includes CPR for the professional rescuer, AED, and first aid. This is a 24-31-hour course.
Barton Community College will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28 in the Technical Building in room T-186, the Case New Holland Training Building. All types of blood are needed.
OKLAHOMA CITY - LeBron James scored 33 points before leaving in the fourth quarter with a bloody nose and the Miami Heat beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 103-81 on Thursday night.
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Auditions for the Great Bend Community Theatre production of "Becky's New Car," by Steven Dietz, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 9, and 7 p.m. Monday, March 10, at the Crest Theatre, 1905 Lakin Ave. Note this is one week later than previously announced.
St. Mark Lutheran Church in Great Bend will host its annual Roast Beef Dinner"on Sunday, Feb. 23 in the Church Fellowship Hall, 2101 Jackson St.
The First Baptist Church, 1600 19th St. in Great Bend, will host a women's Bible study from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 7. The subject will be "Becoming a Woman of Grace."
GALATIA - St. Paul Lutheran Church in Galatia is hosting a Soup Supper/Bingo night on Saturday, March 1 starting at 5:30 p.m., with bingo following at 7 p.m. Chicken noodle/butterballs, green bean dumpling, chili and homemade desserts will be served.
It's anybody's game on Saturday when Great Bend High School's wrestling team opens up the postseason with a Class 5A regional tournament at Wichita Heights.
WICHITA(AP) - Pope Francis has named a priest from Illinois as the new bishop for the Roman Catholic diocese of Wichita.
MANHATTAN - We have been watching in the news as the antiquated Iranian navy sails towards American waters. The navy commander is saying this is just a training exercise for new sailors. However, their president is saying this action is being taken because the American navy is near Iran's waters. This is the first time a foreign power has openly threatened the mainland of America since the War of 1812.
The public is invited to a free memorial concert in honor of Connie Schneweis, set for 4 p.m. Sunday, March 2 at St. Patrick's Church, 4200 Broadway Ave.
The Western Athletic Conference bowling tournament that was schedule for Thursday was postponed due to high winds making it unsafe to travel.
SURPRISE, Ariz. - Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost is all about "Breaking Bad" this spring training. He has downloaded the popular cable TV series onto his iPad and plans to watch episodes as he runs on a treadmill.
SOCHI, Russia - The puck skittered the length of the ice on its way toward the empty Canadian net before clanging off the post and stopping in front of the crease.