Arrogance is like a cancer. Once it lodges itself in the heart and mind, there's not much you can do as it begins to permeate the entire body with an inordinate sense of self-worth, significance, and position.
Ashley Riley has her sights set on the horizon...the Kansas Cable Telecommunications Horizon Award, specifically. Riley, a special education teacher at Eisenhower School, has been nominated for the prestigious award by her principal, Tricia Reiser. "Ashley is a valued member of our Eisenhower staff," Reiser said. "She has amazing rapport with her students and she is dynamic about meeting their academic and social needs. "She has enhanced our program and she plays an integral part on our special education and Eisenhower team," she said. The recognition is sponsored by the Kansas State Department of Education and the Kansas Cable ...
St. Mark Lutheran WELCA (Women of the ELCA) will host the annual Soup Lunch on Sunday, Oct. 13. The menu includes homemade chicken noodle/butterball soup, homemade taco soup, homemade dessert and other accompaniments. Serving will be from 11 am to 1 p.m. in the Church Fellowship Hall, 2101 Jackson St., Great Bend. Carry-out will be available. Admission is by freewill offering and all the proceeds will go toward various church projects.
Barton Community College will host a presentation at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10 in the Cohen Center in the Learning Resource Center titled "Old Time Town Band Boys," about the golden age of "town" or "city" bands in Kansas history. Refreshments will be served.
A two-vehicle collision east of Hanston Thursday afternoon in Hodgeman County sent two people to the Jetmore hospital and closed K-156 from the U.S. 283 junction at Jetmore to the U.S. 183 junction in Pawnee County for a time.