Mike and Christi Madden of Derby announce the birth of their daughter, Brenna Marie Madden on Aug. 4. She weighed 7 lbs. 14 oz. and was 20 1/2 in. long. She is welcomed by her big brothers Devin, age 8, Carter, age 6, and Brexton, 18 months.
Matt and Jennifer Gilmore of Pittsburg announce the birth of their daughter Mariella Lucille Gilmore on Aug. 11 at Mt. Carmel Medical Center in Pittsburg. She weighed 5 lbs 15.9 oz and was 18 inches long.
Max and Debbie (Dolechek) Folk of Anchorage, Alaska announce the birth of their daughter, Kendall Marie Folk on Aug. 7, at Providence Alaska Medical Center. She weighed 8 lb. 4 oz. She is welcomed by her big sister, Lakin.
Bob and Roxana Hale of Edmond, Okla announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayci Anne Hale, to Steffan Alan Bynum, son of Bob and Gayla Bynum of Newcastle, Okla. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Dick and Ramona Dunlap of Great Bend.
Lauren Sturn and Nathan Spare were united in marriage on Aug. 7 at Grace Community Church in Great Bend in a double ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Matthew Lantz of Tyler, Texas. The bride is the daughter of John and Tammy Sturn of Ellinwood. The groom is the son of Marlyn and Kathie Spare of St. John.
Sara Beth Schlabach of Hanover, and Kevin Andrew Hoff of Great Bend, were united in marriage on June 26 at St. John Catholic Church with Father David Metz officiating. Parents of the couple are Darrell and Debra Schlabach of Hanover, and Terry and Mary Katherine Hoff of Great Bend. Grandparents are Wilhelmina Johnson of Hanover and the late Harold Johnson, the late Howard and Delores Schlabach, Alice Chaffee of Pharr, Texas and the late James ...
The WELCA group of the Hope Lutheran Church in Rush Center will hold their annual Bazaar on Nov. 5. Lunch will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. with an auction to begin at 7 p.m. conducted by auctioneer Jason Dellett. Items offered at the auction include hand quilted quilts ranging from baby size to queen size, tea towels, pillowcases, hand crafted items and baked goods of all sorts.
Principal's Honor Roll 8th Grade: Gabby Batt, Natasha Bieker, Peyton Burkhart, Samantha Croft, Justin Denney, Paul Flores, Morgan Francis, Anna Frizell, Daniella Gabrieli-Vasquez, Mindy Harp, Grant Harris, Jenna Hertel, Maycie Hestand, Taylor Hofeling, Adam Jacobs, Kelsie Keener, Kelci Keyse, Dykota Knorr, Lindsay Leuenberger, Darian Mayhugh, Morgan McIntosh, Hunter Middleton, Alex Morgan, Sarah Niederee, Stevee Nily, Tyler Nuss, Allison Peak, Michelle Rooney, Abigail Rose, Dakota Sanders, Kameko Schultz, Kiersten Sinclair, Mariah Stein, Karah Stewart, Blake Sullivan, ...
The following meals will be served Oct. 25 through Oct. 29. 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.
Senior Friendship Meal 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. Choice of means you have the choice of entree but you have to sign up ahead of time for choice. Coffee, tea, and hot chocolate are not included in suggested contribution for meal. For those 60 years and over, ...
Monday Birthday and Anniversaries - noon, Senior Center Medicare Update - 1 p.m. Tuesday Coffee and Doughnuts - 8:30 a.m., Senior Center Wednesday Tree Diseases and Insects - noon, Great Bend Recreation Center Activity Center Pitch - 7 p.m., Senior Center Thursday Senior Advisory Council - 9:30 a.m., Senior Center Dominoes - 1 p.m. at the Senior Center Legal Aid - 1 p.m., Senior Center Friday Bridge - 1 p.m. Recreation Center Bingo - 1:30 p.m., ...
Monday REACH - 6:15 p.m., St. Pats, supper Tuesday Bowling - 4 p.m., Walnut Bowl Wednesday Lite and Lively - 6:30 p.m., Burnside Room Drawing - 7:30 p.m., Meeting Room
Kimberly Williams, Professor of Horticulture, was introduced as Kansas State University Coffman Chair for University Distinguished Teaching Scholars for the 2010-2011 academic year at the College of Agriculture graduation ceremony on May 15. Williams will spend the
A-B Honor Roll Seniors: Michael Abbott, Tory Arnberger, Andrew Baker, Ashley Boeger, Ryan Bretches, Shira Brown, Logan Buehler, Louis Burley, Carmen Carranza, Maria Carrasco, Felicity Chism, Sara Cruse, Jacob Delgado, Steven DeVorss, Ana Karen Dominguez, Morgan Duvall, Elizabeth Escobedo, Chasity Farr, Johanna Garcia, Austin Habash, Sam Hafner, Abigail Hammeke, Jamie Hatfield, Summer Hoss, Scott Johnson, Sherri Kober, Sarah Lear, Kalie LeShore, Chelsea Leuenberger, Kevin H Manase, Karina Mata, Randi McAfee, Marcella McCluskey, David Monceaux, Austin ...
The 2010 Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom (KFAC) Annual Meeting will be held on Thurs., Nov. 18 in Wichita. The meeting will be held in conjunction with the Kansas Agri Business Expo at the Century II Performing Arts and Convention Center.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Chiefs could be without their two top pass rushers against Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos on Sunday after Tamba Hali and Justin Houston were hurt against San Diego.
PATRIOTS 34, BRONCOS 31 (OT)
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Red-faced and bundled on the sideline in a parka and stocking cap, Peyton Manning looked nothing the part of the cold-weather quarterback.
LARNED - JoAnn (Bruntzel) Simmons Selzer, 82, passed away peacefully Nov. 22 at the Linnwood Park Senior Care home in Meriden. She was born Oct. 21, 1931 in Rozel, the daughter of Alfred and Mildred Ellis Bruntzel. JoAnn was a Pawnee County resident until 1985, when she and her husband, Clyde, sold their beloved Melody Ranch southeast of Larned and moved to Paola to be closer to their children and grandchildren living in the Kansas ...
WELLINGTON - Evelyn Fairy DeYoe, 83, died Sunday, Nov. 24, at Lakepoint Nursing and Rehab Center in Wichita. Born Jan. 31, 1930, in Wichita, she was the daughter of William and Evalena (Fields) Gasswint.
WICHITA - Sidney J. Hughes, died on Nov. 23. He was a retired police officer with 28 years of service.
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Crime Stoppers of Barton County and Great Bend is seeking information about a burglary that occurred between Oct. 19 and Nov. 6 at 107 East Fourth St. in Ellinwood. The residence showed no signs of forced entry, but a laptop computer, three Ruger revolvers and a Beretta 92SF and an 18-inch double barrel shotgun were stolen. Great Bend Police Chief Dean Akings, speaking for Crime Stoppers, said loss was in excess of $2,100. Akings asks ...
Barton Community College will be closed for Thanksgiving break Wednesday, Nov. 27, through Friday, Nov. 29. The college will resume its regular schedule on Monday, Dec. 2.
ELLINWOOD - The newly formed Ellinwood Recreation Commission will meet at 7 p.m. on Nov. 26 in a special meeting at the Farmers Mutual Insurance office, 16 N. Main, to discuss a youth basketball league being organized by Hoisington Rec.
Barton County Office Buildings will be closed on Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The Barton County Health Department and the Records Division of the Sheriff's Office will also be closed both days. The Barton County Landfill will be closed on Thursday. It will reopen on Friday between the hours of 8 and 11 a.m. On Saturday, it will return to normal operational hours. Emergency services will be in normal operation.