On Saturday, March 8, four local 4H'ers and their families traveled to Cimarron, for the Gray County 4H Air Rifle Match.
4-H Day is an annual event in each county in Kansas. It gives 4-H members an opportunity to share their talents in public speaking, music and talent. Barton County 4-H Day is equally as important as the county fair for members exhibiting what they have learned.
Deception and exaggeration have characterized the stance some environmental organizations and the mass media's coverage of environmental issues. If we look critically at these issues, however, we can begin to sort out fact from fiction.
The 11th Highlander Reunion and Car Show will be held on April 26th at the Marriott Hotel, 9100 Corporate Hills Drive in Wichita. The Car Show will run from 1 to 4 p.m. in the hotel parking lot. Admission and entry are free. Dinner and a short program by Josh Kresen from Heartland Park Raceway in Topeka will be held from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the hotel. For more information contact CC Wiley at 316-689-6959 or Ann (Andersen) Smith at 316-683-4597.
The Great Bend High School class of 1979 is planning their 35th year class reunion and needs contact information for the following classmates. Call Brad Brack at 620-617-4888 with information.
Kirby and Paula Shaw of Bison announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara LeAnn Shaw to Jason Paul Bryant, son of Darwin Bryant of Ellinwood and Diana Pekarek of Garnett.
Joseph Wirtz will celebrate his 90th birthday with a celebration from 2 to 4 p.m. on March 22 at St. Joseph Parish Center in Ellinwood. Hosts for the event will be his children, Judy and Rod Berger, Jayne Wirtz, Joleen Wirtz, Jon and Patty Wirtz, Juanita and Alan Landry, Jeff and Cindy Wirtz, Jeanette and Ted Trinka, and Jerry and Debbie Wirtz.
Eric and Audra Rostine announce the birth of their son, Kaiden Eli Rostine on Feb. 22 in Hutchinson. He weighed 6 lbs. 4 oz and was 20 in. long.
Don and Marlene Wornkey will celebrate their 60th anniversary on March 17.
I am announcing my candidacy for council person to serve Great Bend in the First Ward. I have spent the last three decades serving the community through the Great Bend Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development, a volunteer for the 3-I Show and our Great Bend Farm
Alex Hertel and Sabrina Campbell announce the birth of their son, Logan Weston Hertel, on Nov. 26, in Great Bend. He weighed 7 lbs. 7 oz. and was 21 in. long. He has a big brother, Braiden Aaron Hertel.
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.
Great Bend High School has something to crow about: The new head football coach has been named.
HOISINGTON - Three Hoisington High School students traveled to Larned for the regional solo and ensemble festival on March 29.
The Ellinwood High School Future Business Leaders of America Club recently went to Topeka for the state conference. Hannah Billinger who will compete at the national level the end of June in Nashville.
The National Labor Relations Board says college football players are not "students." Many would agree. It took the NLRB to declare them "employees."
These days, the only thing harder than making money is hanging onto it. It's easier to protect dandelion fuzz in a tornado. Everywhere you go, everyone wants a taste. Their only job is to get a grip on your money. And some of these folks are pretty darn good at their jobs.
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Nex-Tech Wireless, 3705 10th Street, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Host will be Scott Donovan with greeters Matt Hiss and Ronda Sjogren. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.