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Sweet potatoes are one of the most nutritious vegetables we have. I did not grow any this year but quite a number of you gardeners out there did. I really like the taste so if you have any you want to get rid of, you can bring me a few.
What are you breathing? It is a good question to ask ourselves. All of us face a variety of risks to our health as we go about our day-to-day lives. Driving in cars, engaging in recreational activities, and being exposed to environmental pollutants all pose varying degrees of risk. Some risks are simply unavoidable. The good news is indoor air pollution is one risk that you can do something about. As we celebrate Indoor Air Quality Awareness month during October, see if any red flags go up in your house.
Vicki Spina, Larned, has been named the new assistant vice-president and branch manager of American State Bank and Trust Company's west branch in Great Bend. She replaces Harold Langrehr who retired on Thursday, Sept. 30. Spina assumed her duties on Friday, Oct. 1.
St. Mark Lutheran Church will hod its annual Noodle/Butterball or Taco Soup lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 10 at the church Fellowship Hall, 2101 Jackson. Free will offering will be used for church projects.
The City of Larned Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday. Items on the agenda include review of the Pawnee County Humane Society Animal Shelter Project, review and award bid for animal control vehicle, review and award bid for water and waste water utilities, and review ordinance requiring street numbers on buildings
Drs. Danny and Sclie Murray of Murray Chiropractic Center have attended several seminars recently in the Kansas City area. Dr. Danny attended a nutrition and wellness seminar on Aug. 13-15, while Dr. Sclie attended a seminar on practical neurology the same weekend. On Sept. 18 and 19, Dr. Sclie attended a challenged child seminar, which addressed the unique needs of adjusting children with conditions such as autism, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and infant torticollis. On Oct. 2-3, Dr. Sclie will attend a neurosensory integration seminar, which will further explore the needs of children with challenging health conditions.
Theories abound about why, with so many tech tools at their disposal and so much time spent connected and tuned in, Americans seem to be losing touch with significant news and current events.
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody?
Americans continue to agonize over government "giveaways," but as News of the Weird has noted several times, somehow federal farm subsidies continue unabated - even though much of the money no longer goes to "family farms" but to rich urban industrialists who hardly know a plow from a sow.
Barton Community College's Sneak Preview Concert, set for 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 4, in the college's Fine Arts Auditorium, will be the opening act for Barton's observance of National Arts and Humanities Month.
Many years ago, one of the forms of communication was to raise a flag.
An assortment of baseball memorabilia will be one of the highlights at the Central Kansas Medical Center Golf Classic Auction. The event will begin at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3 at the Stone Ridge Golf Course.
HAYS - John A. Pfannenstiel, 63, of Hays, passed away Wednesday, the result of an automobile accident. He was born on January 6, 1947 in Hays to Alois and Domitilla (Befort) Pfannenstiel. He married Rose Ann Rome on November 26, 1971 at St. Fidelis Catholic Church in Victoria.
Tim Frost, 37, died Wednesday at home in Great Bend. He was born June 16, 1973 at Boone, Iowa the son of Richard and Vicki (O'Hern) Frost.