With more than three decades of collective service under their belts, six former U.S. agricultural secretaries discussed and cussed climate change, international trade, subsidies, crop insurance, food stamps and a bushel basket full of other ag issues Oct. 21.
November 10, 2013|
John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau
In what has become an annual neighborhood tradition, Great Bend Applebee's will again thank our nation's veterans and active duty service members by inviting them to their neighborhood Applebee's for a free meal on Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11th.
Diana Yarmer and Brad Harmony were united in marriage on July 20 at Our Lady of Guadalupe in South Hutchinson in a double-ring ceremony officiated by Father Ned Blick. Parents of the bride are Melvin and Donave Yarmer of Albert. Parents of the groom are Gayla and Albert Stallknecht of Golden, Colo. and Kenny Harmony of Hutchinson. The bride was given in marriage by her father.
Jake Ward of Great Bend and Kim Ward of Ellinwood announce the engagement of their daughter, Haley Ward, to Joseph Broz, son of Pamela Salmans of Hartford City, Ind. Grandparents of the bride-elect are Dean and Judy Sateren of Ellinwood, Mary Ward of Great Bend, and the late Larry Ward. Grandparents of the prospective groom are Nolan and Janice Salmans of Hanston.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Karst will celebrate their 75th anniversary with an open house reception from 2 to 4 p.m. on Nov. 16, at Country Place Living, 259 W. 6th in Hoisington. Hosts for the event will be their daughters and families, Bonita and Merlin Ney and Brenda and Frank Riedl. The couple has six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
This Veteran's Day, I want to thank all of those who have warn the uniform in service to our nation. Every November 11 we come together to honor their service and their sacrifice. And most important, to thank them.
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.