LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met at 9 a.m. Oct. 21 for a regular meeting at the Pawnee County Courthouse. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee Commission clerk Ruth Searight.
COPPELL, Texas - Alco Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:ALCS) ("Alco" or the "Company"), a general merchandise retailer specializing in providing a superior selection of essential products for everyday life in small-town America, has announced that the proposal to adopt the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of July 25, 2013 (the "Merger Agreement"), by and among Mallard Parent, LLC, M Acquisition Corporation and the Company, did not receive approval from more than a majority of the outstanding shares of the Company's common stock during a special meeting of the Company's shareholders Wednesday,
EDITOR'S NOTE: This story and photos were submitted by Brandon Steinert at Barton Community College. Steinert notes: All photos showing inmates have been approved to be published by the Kansas Department of Corrections. I have omitted the last name of a prisoner identified in the story to protect the victims and the inmate's identity, as requested by ECF personnel. Also, know that names shown on certificates in photos have been blurred out for the same reason.
Barton County residents will have two opportunities to donate blood to the American Red Cross in November. Donations will be accepted from 1:30-5:45 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, at Immaculate Conception Church, 110 E. Williamson in Claflin, and from 11:15 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 11, at St. Rose Auditorium, 1412 Baker Ave. in Great Bend.
The Shafer Art Gallery will be closed Friday, Nov. 1, until Sunday, Nov. 24 in preparation of its holiday exhibit. The gallery will reopen Nov. 24 from 1-5 p.m. with the Festival of Trees exhibit as well as the Jacob's Ladder exhibit featuring ornate quilts from the National Quilt Museum. The opening reception for the exhibit will be held two weeks later on Dec. 8.