The Great Bend USD 428 Board of Education will approve a 2015-2016 budget for publication when it meets at 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10, at the District Education Center, 201 S. Patton Road. The final budget will be approved at a special meeting on Aug. 24.
The Barton County Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Monday at the Barton County Courthouse, 1400 Main in Great Bend. The agenda includes a revised Juvenile Services Department budget, and updates on the road sealing program and the Appraiser's Office property re-inspection.
For the fifth straight year, Hutchinson based music group/scooter gang, The Scukesters will be touring cities of all size in Kansas. This year the start of the tour coincides with Hawaiian Statehood Day, Friday Aug. 21st. An appropriate date because this music group's instrument of choice is the Hawaiian instrument, the ukulele.
Ellinwood School/Community Library is once again hosting Stuff the Bus. This year, we will forgive partial fines for a donation. The premise of Stuff the Bus is to load a school bus with items that United Way's 19 member agencies need to serve the community. The drop-off place beginning in August is the Ellinwood School/Community Library.
August 07, 2015|
Sheri Holmes Director of Library/Media Services Ellinwood School/Community Libraries
Open auditions for the Russell Community Theater production of A Second Evening of One Acts will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Aug. 25 and 27, at the RCT Playhouse, 5th and Kansas in Russell. Auditions will include an evening of theater games and cold readings. Prepared audition materials are not required.
Get to high ground everybody. Our nation is in danger of being inundated by a candidate tsunami of 17 Republicans. The Sweet Sixteen and Never Been Kissed Plus One. Seventeen Shades of Grey. If they used a designated pitcher they could split up into two teams and play softball against each other. No hardball allowed.
Tim Lewis will be the guest speaker at the next Great Bend Aglow Lighthouse, Saturday, Aug. 8 at Perkins Family Restaurant, 2920 10th St. Coffee and social time begin at 9 a.m., and the meeting is at 9:30. Everyone is welcome.
LARNED - Charles M. Wonsetler, 85, died Aug. 6, 2015, at his residence in Larned. He was born March 8, 1930, in Larned, the son of Charles H. "Sam" and Clara VanDanacker Wonsetler. On May 26, 1954, he married Josephine "Jo" Mooney at Larned. She died Oct. 8, 2004. A lifetime area resident, he was a production manager for Doerr Metal.