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Thank you to all who have worn uniforms

This Veteran's Day, I want to thank all of those who have warn the uniform in service to our nation. Every November 11 we come together to honor their service and their sacrifice. And most important, to thank them.

November 10, 2013 | | Columnists


Senior Menu

The following well-balanced and nutritious Friendship Meals will be served for lunch at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. Meals are served with milk; donations for coffee and tea are accepted.

November 10, 2013 | | Menus and Activities


USD 428, Holy Family, Helping Hands and HeadStart Schools

The following meals will be served Nov. 11 through Nov. 15. The secondary schools also have available daily: Main dish second choices, chef's salad, combo lunches and choice of vegetables and dessert. The breakfast menu is offered only to students in USD 428. Menus are subject to change without notice. Milk served with all meals. All meals as offered meet USDA nutritional guidelines.

November 10, 2013 | | Menus and Activities


New addition to the Grain Science Complex

With the official dedication of the O.H. Kruse Feed Technology Innovation Center on Oct. 11, Kansas State University's Grain Science Complex added another building, and increased opportunities for customer education, hands-on experience for students and enhanced research capacity.

November 10, 2013 | | Agriculture


USD 428 Board of Education meeting

USD 428 Board of Education will meet at 5 p.m. on Monday at the District Education Office, 201 South Patton Road. Items on the agenda include approval of Title VI B and Early Childhood flow-through budget; approval of money awarded to the district in the federal E-Rate program; State Board of Education assessment update; Certificates of Merit recipients; Curriculum Day report; Focus EduVation online tutoring update; and project updates for Riley Elementary School HVAC, Great Bend High School track and Great Bend Middle School gym construction.

November 10, 2013 | | Area Briefs


LWV meeting

The City of Great Bend's Community Coordinator, Christina Hayes, will provide an update on promotions being planned for the upcoming holiday season at the November meeting of the League of Women Voters. The luncheon meeting will be held over the noon hour on Nov. 12, in the north room of Montana Mike's, 906 McKinley.

November 10, 2013 | | Club News


Maintain Don’t Gain Challenge is Underway

The next few weeks undoubtedly are challenging in many ways. Staying focused on health and wellness during the busy holiday season may seem impossible. Maintaining your body weight can be difficult and studies show that the average person gains between 1-5 pounds during the winter holidays. The "Maintain Don't Gain Challenge" will encourage you to practice habits that are supportive of maintaining your weight while you celebrate a healthy holiday season!

November 10, 2013 | | Local Life


Memorial Day 2013

November 10, 2013 | | Editorial Cartoons


ECF staff honored at governor’s residence as Employees of the Quarter

Samuel Liggett, Sarah Trevino, Richard Booher and Mary Perkins were honored November 6, at a reception at Cedar Crest, the governor's residence, for having been named employees of the third quarter at the Ellsworth Correctional Facility (ECF).

November 10, 2013 | | Business


Barton County eligible for public assistance from FEMA

On Oct. 22, Barton County was declared eligible for Public Assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) due to severe storms and flooding that occurred throughout Kansas from July 22 through August 16. An Applicants' Briefing for township officials, cities, county, school districts and certain non-profit organizations within Barton County has been scheduled for 9 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 15 at the Barton County Courthouse, Room 101, Great Bend. This meeting is for public officials and officers from these agencies and organizations, and elected officials from these entities may be in attendance.

November 10, 2013 | | Local News


Consumer Preferences, Food Safety, and Health

You may have missed some items regarding changes occuring in the grocery section where you shop. While they may not affect agriculture directly, they indicate changes to the items in the title. So what exactly are these changes?

November 10, 2013 | Dr. Victor L. Martin | Agriculture


​Movies with a Message series to show ‘Strike’

Heartland Center for Spirituality in Great Bend will show the 2006 movie Strike in the continuing program Movies with a Message series. The movie begins at 6:15 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15, at the Dominican Sister Motherhouse, 3600 Broadway Ave. Refreshments will be served, and there will be discussion time after the movie. A freewill donation is requested.

November 09, 2013 | | Area Briefs


​Heartland Farm prepares for Advent

Heartland Farm in rural Pawnee Rock invites the public to spend a day of reflection for Advent. The program will run from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7.

November 09, 2013 | | Religion


​Myers Chapel AME to serve chili, bierocks

Myers Chapel AME of invites the public to come celebrate with its members at a chili or bierock dinner in Simpson Hall at the church, 1511 9th St., on Saturday, Nov. 16. Serving will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

November 09, 2013 | | Area Briefs


​Olmitz K of C serving soup Sunday

OLMITZ - The Olmitz Knights of Columbus Annual Soup Supper will be held from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10 at the K of C Hall in Olmitz. They will be serving beef vegetable soup, chili, turkey noodle soup, and homemade bread and pies. Donations will also be accepted for a drawing for prizes.

November 09, 2013 | | Area Briefs


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Barton split wrestling duals

Being a first year program, the Barton wrestling team is looking for progress. The Cougars showed that for sure Tuesday night at the Barton Gym.

January 22, 2016 | | Community College


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