Catholic Social Service will offer a free weekend of enrichment for married couples starting Friday, March 7 in Great Bend, and continuing through Sunday, March 9. Pre-registration is required and is being accepted now at the website www.KansasLoveLetters.com or by calling 620-272-0010.
MANHATTAN - The other day, I listened to a broadcast by Ravi Zacharias concerning the effect of globalization on our lives. He started out by quoting secular sociologist Daniel Bell, who wrote, "Culture is an effort to provide a coherent set of answers to the existential situations that confront all human beings in the passage of their lives."
For the second consecutive year, Rosewood Winery has come home a winner from the Kansas Grape Growers and Winemakers Association Conference. The 28th Annual KGGWA Conference was held Jan. 17 and 18 in Topeka at Ramada West. In the "Taste of Kansas" wine competition, conducted during the conference, three Rosewood Wines earned medals.
The Ellinwood School\Community Library was recently honored as one of four runner-up finalists for the 2013 AWE, Inc. Literacy Success Award. Ellinwood was nominated for their pre-school and emergent-reader initiative called the AWESOME Club, a literacy engagement program that encourages children ages 2-6 and their families to participate in various literacy activities.
Tom Hegarty, M.D., has been caring for patients at Heartland Cancer Center for only a short time but he is already eager to share with the community his enthusiasm about the facility and its services.
Sotelo to continue total joint replacements, begin fracture repair and management initiative
ELLINWOOD - There are new books at the Ellinwood School/Community Library. They are:
When Charise Oelger commented that women are extremely conscientious about their husbands and heart disease, her colleagues nodded their heads.
BY Dr. Dan Witt
The new training that Justin Chapman recently received allows him to zero in on the fine points of maintaining Canon copiers as he serves Office Products Inc. customers. Chapman has successfully completed the two-week course in Canon Applied Technologies at Dallas.
Preseason player of the year watch lists are not always accurate.
Peyton Manning and Richard Sherman can agree to agree.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. - They sat on the tarmac just hoping for the chance at a meeting.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. - Richard Sherman, Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch deservedly draw the attention for what they've done in getting the Seattle Seahawks to the Super Bowl.
In one week, the national average price of propane has increased by $1 per gallon, sending a chill up the spines of many Kansans.
Ingrid D. Trinka, 67, died Feb. 18 at Great Bend Regional Hospital. Born Jan. 3, 1947, at Hillsboro, she was the daughter of Harold and Myrl Berg.
ELLINWOOD - A benefit fundraiser poker tournament will be held for 11-year-old Kadin White, who is suffering from acute lympoblastic leukemia, beginning at 1 p.m. on Feb. 23 at the Ellinwood American Legion, 117 N. Santa Fe. White also has Down Syndrome and has an infection. He is in Wesley Medial Center in Wichita.
The Barton County Fair Association announced Thursday the signing of county group Parmalee to perform at this year's Barton County Fair. Parmalee will perform on Friday, July 11, with special guest the Jared Daniels Band.
SALINA - Congressman Tim Huelskamp met with the planning committee Tuesday for the 2014 Kansas YP (Young Professionals) Summit scheduled for April 3 at the Salina Bicentennial Center.
LARNED - The Santa Fe Trail Center Museum and Research Library is currently recruiting volunteers to join their team of docents.
The passing of Sid Caesar, a comedic genius if ever such a term could be used without fear of hyperbole, reminds us that television once had what its fans considered a Golden Age.
Exclusive Excerpt from: "Comical Sense: A Lone Humorist Takes on a World Gone Nutty!" by Tom Purcell
HUTCHINSON - Betty L. Nairn, 84, died Feb. 17, 2014 at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center.
The Clara Barton Hospital Foundation is currently seeking applicants for their 2014 healthcare career scholarships. Each year the Foundation desires to present several individuals with scholarships. Scholarship amount varies with the merits of the application and funds available from the endowments. The four scholarships to be awarded are: Jonathan Witt Scholarship, Sadie Stalcup Scholarship, Verda Lane Nursing Scholarship and Dr. Robert Moore Scholarship. Application deadline for all scholarships is April 1, 2014.