"The Kansas Mosaic: Ethnic Settlement in Central and Western Kansas, 1870-1900" discussion series continues with its second session from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 7 at the Kinsley Library. This popular series, funded in part by the Kansas Humanities Council, has 75 participants, but "there is always room for more people who would like to learn about our Kansas heritage," said library director Joan Weaver
For decades Americans have been laboring under a misconception that has fueled the growth of Jenny Craig, stretched spandex to the limit and turned people-watching at the mall into a vaguely unsettling experience.
Aaron Yoder, who is the Bethany College track coach has set a world-record for the fastest mile, RUNNING BACKWARDS! He set the record of 5:54.25 in November. That got me to thinking, "What other things are "running backwards" in the world of sports?
DODGE CITY - Lori Marie Truitt, 40, passed away Jan. 19, 2016, at Via Christi St. Francis Hospital in Wichita. She was born on Aug. 24, 1975, in Dodge City, the daughter of Glenn and Charlynn (Brazda) Truitt.
A monetary donation from Great Bend High School students, added to time donated by the Barton County Young Professionals and other volunteers, means area children may be better prepared when they start school. More than 400 literacy kits from the United Way of Central Kansas have been assembled to hand out at Kindergarten Roundups this spring.
The Great Bend Panther Bowling teams traveled to Wichita on Saturday, Jan. 9, to compete in the 27 Team Bishop Carroll Bakers Tournament. The Lady Panthers finished in 9th place. Team members included, senior Hanna Pfeifer; juniors, Allie Brodrick, Kylynn Keeler, McKenzy Black, and Elsi Miller; and sophomore Jordan Vsetecka.