4-Hers will showcase their projects and answer any questions you may have concerning joining 4-H from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday at the next Community Market located north of Carr Auction. They will have dogs, bucket calves, photography, archery, air rifle, rabbits, foods/nutrition, arts and crafts, just to name a few. Call the Pawnee County Extension Office at 620-285-6901 with questions.
Larned Renegades girls fastpitch team will hold a sign-up at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Larned Community Center.
The First Christian Church CWF Thrift Shop will hold their annual back room coat sale from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. beginning through Oct. 9 on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
The Hunter Safety Class sponsored by the Larned Recreation Commission will be offered from 1 to 5 p.m. on Oct. 24 and Oct. 31. For more information contact the LRC at 620-285-6002.
Howard Young, physician assistant, on gurney, helps Dr. Ranjan Sachdev, Central Kansas Medical Center orthopedist, demonstrate a procedure during the first of a new series of EMS training classes sponsored by CKMC. The regular joint meetings of local Emergency Medical Services and Central Kansas Medical Center personnel have morphed into an area-wide series of training courses. The series recently began with Greg Faimon, M.D., ...
First Christian Church, 5230 Broadway Ave., will again sponsor the Pumpkin Patch, offering for sale over 2,000 pumpkins in all different shapes, sizes, and colors. Families can come to have family photos taken, and to purchase Indian corn, gourds, small pumpkins for baking Thanksgiving pumpkin pies, said Kelli Frazier at the church.
The public is invited to catch a glimpse into future transportation technologies next week at Barton Community College.
Great Bend Fire Department Firefighters made one ambulance run on Monday, five Tuesday and four Wednesday. There was a grease fire on top of a stove at 2100 Broadway at 10:53 a.m. Tuesday. Damage was minimal. At 11 a.m. Tuesday GBFD gave mutual aid to Pawnee Rock for a structure fire. At 4:08 p.m. Tuesday there was a small fire in a trash can in the 1700 block of 10th ...
This weeks Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by USD #428, 201 Patton Road, at 9:30 a.m., today. Ambassador in charge will be Eric Gotsche with greeters Chad Premer and Brett Middleton. Coffee, doughnuts and door prizes will be available.
Dear Editor, Recently, I drove to attend a breakfast in Hutchinson where Gov. Mark Parkinson and postal service officials unveiled the design for the state of Kansas' 150th anniversary of statehood. From there, I drove to Colorado Springs to visit my mother's twin-sister, Dolores, who was stricken with at least two strokes. I deliberately drove through Great Bend as a sign of respect and remembrance, since my mother Gloria (Riedl) Marples and her twin Dolores ...
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? President Obama congratulated Germany on the 20th anniversary of German re-unification Sunday. The president also praised German-Americans, saying they make this a better country every day. People always make the mistake of thinking Rush Limbaugh is Irish. The White House had solar panels installed on the roof over the living quarters Tuesday. Democrats are infatuated with green jobs. California's unemployment would be even worse if not for ...
Dear Editor, Surrendered Family Ministries will host the sixth annual "Exalt the Name of Jesus" area wide event starting at 7 p.m. this Saturday at the Crest Theater in downtown Great Bend. Admission is free and all are invited to attend. The event will be an evening full of music with a combination of hymns, contemporary praise music and special music. Pastor Jack Sweany from Community Christian Church, north of Great Bend, and Youth Pastor ...
HOISINGTON - Band member Austin McHenry (sophomore, percussion) was selected to perform in the high school District KMEA Honor Band on Saturday, Dec. 7 at Dodge City High School.
Dorothy "Dot" Burt, 97, died Nov. 15 at Dillon Living Center, Hutchinson. She was born August 19, 1916, in Navarre, the daughter of Harvey Gamon and Emma (Rhodes) Wingerd. Dorothy graduated from Chapman High School 1934 and then Emporia State College in 1939, where she was a member of the Alpha Sigma Alpha.
Matt Hiss of Hiss Sherman Wealth Management announced he will donate half of his commissions to charity during the "Take Care of Your Loved Ones and Community" insurance drive. Hiss said he hopes the drive will become an annual event that supports local charities, while helping individuals take care of their family's financial future.
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USD 428 Board of Education will meet at noon on Thursday at Great Bend High School, 2027 Morton. Items on the agenda include GBHS FBLA planned initiative presentation and order change for roof edge flashing detail at GBMS. GBHS Principal Tim Friess and other staff members will share information regarding the academic programs and the school improvement efforts at GBHS.
Massachusetts Democrat Barry Greenfield is pushing for legislation to allow police to enter your home unannounced, without warrant, and take your guns.
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