This is the time of year when awards are given for those working to conserve the most valuable resource in agriculture – the soil. Hopefully you had the opportunity to review the winners and articles recently in the Tribune. There are several categories of awards with the focus on protecting soil and providing habitat for wildlife. Many probably wonder why this matters. The answer is simple – even if you live in Manhattan, Kansas or New York, your life is impacted everyday by the soil and what it provides. It isn't an accident that banks help sponsor many of these awards ...
January 24, 2016|
Dr. Victor L. Martin
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.
The following meals will be served Jan. 25 through Jan. 29. The secondary schools also have available daily main dish, chef salad, combo lunches and choice of vegetables and fruit. The breakfast menu is offered only to students in USD 428. Menus are subject to change without notice. Milk is served with all meals. All meals as offered meet USDA nutritional guidelines.
Samantha Corbett and Nathan Miller were united in marriage on Oct. 10, 2015, at Cottonwood Hills in Ellinwood in a double ring ceremony officiated by Dennis Corbett. Parents of the couple are Craig Corbett of Topeka, Robert and Debbie Conde of Great Bend, Carl and Susan Miller of Ellsworth, and Edie Miller of Great Bend.
Aaron Yoder, who is the Bethany College track coach has set a world-record for the fastest mile, RUNNING BACKWARDS! He set the record of 5:54.25 in November. That got me to thinking, "What other things are "running backwards" in the world of sports?
The Barton County Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Monday at the Barton County Courthouse, 1400 Main in Great Bend. The agenda includes information on the Oxford House, appointments to the Health Advisory Board, the bulk mailing of valuation notices and the Local Road Safety Plan.