The Great Bend Seventh-day Adventist Church is inviting the community to join in the national "Let's Move Day" on Sunday, Sept. 22. Registration is at 2:30 p.m. and events start at 3. All events begin at the parking lot of the church, located one mile west of 10th and Patton, across the road from the Great Bend Trailhead.
First Assembly of God Church, 601 South Patton Road, will be the venue for Child Fund International's 3rd Annual Small Town America Tour, featuring Seventh Day Slumber, Manic Drive, Havenstance, Submission Red and speaker Joseph Rojas of Seventh Day Slumber. The concerts start at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
In honor of the new school year, St. Mark Lutheran Church, 2101 Jackson St., Great Bend, will be serving hotdogs and all the fixings, as well as sundaes for dessert at a sundae bar, following the service on Sunday, Sept. 22. The community is invited to join this celebration, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the St. Mark Fellowship Hall.
Heartland Center for Spirituality in Great Bend will present the movie "Doubt" (2008) at 6:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at the Dominican Sister Motherhouse, 3600 Broadway. Refreshments will be served, and there will be discussion time after the movie. A freewill donation is requested.
The Barton County Sheriff's Office will conduct selective enforcement at an area near Barton Community College from 7:45-10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19. Sheriff Brian Bellendir said the deputies will patrol NE 30 Road between U.S. 281 and K-156. The enforcement action will also extend south of NE 30 Road on NE 10 Ave. and NE 20 Ave.
HOLYROOD - Gladys M. Phelan, 56, passed away Sept. 11 in Hoisington. Born July 25, 1957, in Hoisington, she was the daughter of Theodore and Viola (Kuhn) Popp. Gladys spent most of her life living in the Holyrood area. She was a special education teacher at Jefferson Elementary School in Great Bend. On June 12, 1982, she married Mark Phelan at Chase. He survives.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Tamba Hali remembers when he first joined the Kansas City Chiefs as a wide-eyed rookie out of Penn State. The outside linebacker was put into the starting lineup opposite pass-rush specialist Jared Allen, a rising star in the NFL.
September 12, 2013|
The Associated Press
There is a danger in being as glib as Sen. Ted Cruz, the winner of several national debating awards in college. He has utilized his considerable rhetorical skills to put himself in the 2016 discussion. But by both politicizing and trivializing the question of whether to bomb another country, Cruz has shown that he is unready for serious consideration.
Does "GOP" now stand for the "Grand Old Peace" party? You'd think so if you listen to many Republican conservative talkers, pundits, and nervous politicians holding their fingers up to the wind, then holding up a certain finger to the White House.
I would like to know why some dog owners feel it's okay to allow their dogs to run loose in the neighborhood? They obviously don't take into consideration that this is a safety and health hazard for their pets. Free to run out into the street making traffic have to come to a screeching halt and leaving them out to run for hours without water available during these hot summer days is dangerous. This practice is also very inconsiderate to their neighbors as their dogs are free to get into their yards to tear up their flower gardens ...
WASHINGTON – A new study illustrates the far-reaching economic contributions of unconventional oil and natural gas development, particularly in the manufacturing sector, says API Vice President for Policy and Economic Analysis Kyle Isakower.