In a prepared statement released from Barton Community College late Thursday evening, it revealed that in a recent National Junior College Athletic Association and Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference ruling, the men's outdoor track and field team has been placed on probation for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Barton History Instructor Linda McCaffery will teach a course via Barton's Silver Cougar Club titled "The Great War of 1914 to the Great Depression," 1:30-3:30 p.m. each Tuesday from Sept. 3 through Nov. 5 in room F-30 of the Fine Arts Building.
BEAVER, Okla. - Shirley Faye Bobeck, 77, passed away Aug. 14, at the Beaver County Nursing Home after a lengthy illness. Born on Oct. 4, 1935, in Great Bend, she was the daughter of Howard and Genevie (Yahne) Kimber. On May 22, 1953, she graduated from Great Bend High School. On March 17, 1957, she married her high school sweetheart, Roy Lee Bobeck. She was employed for Beaver Cable TV for 20-plus years as secretary/bookkeeper.
City Church Ministries (www.GBChristians.com) will host a citywide Christian Meet 'n' Greet at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, at the large shelter in Veterans Memorial Park, as part of a combined ministry outreach.
WICHTIA - Learn about the Fall Feasts of the Lord at a seminar from 1:30-5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, at Remnant of Israel Messianic Congregation, located at 3700 E. Pawnee St. in Wichita. A nursery will be provided, as well as a spaghetti dinner. Those planning to attend should call 316-744-7470.
The public is invited to "Come Breakout in Worship" at 7 p.m. Friday at Perkins Family Restaurant, 2920 10th St. in Great Bend. Worship will be led by Christina Ball and sons. The message will be delivered by Pastor Hopkins Sr. of Missouri. A freewill love offering will be taken.
Members of the First United Methodist Church, Great Bend, see helping others as a strong commitment of their faith. The Life Giving Center is the focus of their August mission. Members are sorting clothing for use, not only by families currently being helped by the Center, but it also serves as a clothing resource for any in the community needing clothing items.
Heartland Center for Spirituality honored three graduates from its Spiritual Director Formation Program recently. This training is in addition to the Spiritual Formation Program offered in the SpiritLife Curriculum.
At the closing of Saturday evening prayer on Aug. 3, the Great Bend area Dominican Sisters and Associates of Peace blessed new novice Sister Anne Knight as she prepares to enter her canonical year at the Collaborative Dominican Novitiate in St. Louis, Mo.