By Jim Misunas email@example.com LARNED - After years of work, the Pawnee County Humane Society will celebrate its grand opening with a ribbon cutting Saturday. The Pawnee County Humane Society will follow a 1 p.m. ribbon cutting with an open house until 4 p.m. Saturday. The shelter at K-264 and 8th Street is just north of the Larned State Hospital complex. Public hours are scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1 ...
By Jim Misunas firstname.lastname@example.org LARNED - A banking official from Country Club Bank Oppenheimer & Company said the Pawnee County commissioners and Public Building Commission did their homework on the proposed Pawnee Valley Community Hospital project. Country Club Bank Oppenheimer & Company of Kansas City, Mo., was hired as the bonding company for the project. The company will underwrite and sell bonds for the financing of PVCH. John Harris, vice president for capital marketing for ...
The Hoisington City Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Monday. Items on the agenda include a cause hearing for an unsafe structure at 569 W. Third, Duckwalls project, 2011 pool report, update on water treatment plant, grant applications, consideration of the World Trade Center Memorial contribution request, and a cereal malt beverage request.
The annual Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area information night will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, at the Kansas Wetland Education Center. The Ed Center is located northeast of Great Bend on Highway 156 in the southeast portion of the Wildlife Area.
The Heartland Cancer Center HCC and its support group will host a special visitor who wants to inspire people to give of themselves on behalf of those who are battling cancer. Josh Wolf will be at the HCC, 204 Cleveland St., at 4 p.m. Thursday to tell his story. Wolf is running, biking and swimming in honor of Laura Kleysteuber who passed away five years ago in Garden City. ...
Barton Community College's Director of Emergency Medical Services Education Karyl White and Consulting Medical Director Dr. Joel Hornung were honored by the Kansas Emergency Medical Services Association (KEMSA) on Aug. 13 during an awards banquet at the Marriot Hotel in Wichita.
American Family Insurance agent Frank Callahan Jr. announced he is now in charge of the Great Bend office, as well as his American Family office in Larned. Frank Callahan Agency Inc. is located at 1925 10th St. in Great Bend and 512 Broadway St. in Larned. Callahan has been with American Family Insurance for 23 years. When he started in February of 1988 he shared an office in ...
Great Bend Saddle Club will have a play day on Saturday, Aug. 27, at the arena west of Great Bend. Activities will start around 5:30 p.m.
By day he's Brian Ewing, a stand-up employee for Office Products Inc. By night, he's "Money B," the wig-wearing and costume-donning karaoke D.J. extraordinaire. Ewing, along with business partner Dawn Jaeger, own Encore Sound, a D.J. and karaoke service, which brings the fun to any party across the state.
Barton Community College hosted the annual Rotary Youth Leadership Awards camp July 29-30 at Camp Aldrich. The camp is sponsored by Rotary District 5670 for high school juniors and seniors within the district who are nominated and sponsored by their local Rotary Clubs.
A Great Bend Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting was recently held to celebrate the successful opening of Stone Waste Management LLC. The new business opened Jan. 1 at 421 Washington, becoming a sister company to Stone Sand Company Inc.
Saint Ignatius Catholic Church in Kanopolis will hold their annual "FIESTA" on Sept. 3. Starting at 11 a.m.. Mexican food, American food, and homemade pie will be for sale. Games for the children and bingo will follow the 4 p.m. Mass.
TOPEKA - Seventh and eighth grade students across Kansas can showcase their creativity in the 10th annual Learning Quest Essay Contest. The Learning Quest 529 Education Savings Program is Kansas' state-sponsored 529 plan, designed to help families invest for their child's continued education after high school.
Myers Chapel A.M.E. Church will hose a "Family and Friends" Day Celebration at 3:30 p.m. on Aug. 28. Guest speaker for the event will be the Rev. Steven Shepard, Senior Pastor of Saint Paul A.M.E. Church in Wichita.
Barton Community College will be closed for Thanksgiving break Wednesday, Nov. 27, through Friday, Nov. 29. The college will resume its regular schedule on Monday, Dec. 2.
ELLINWOOD - The newly formed Ellinwood Recreation Commission will meet at 7 p.m. on Nov. 26 in a special meeting at the Farmers Mutual Insurance office, 16 N. Main, to discuss a youth basketball league being organized by Hoisington Rec.
Barton County Office Buildings will be closed on Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The Barton County Health Department and the Records Division of the Sheriff's Office will also be closed both days. The Barton County Landfill will be closed on Thursday. It will reopen on Friday between the hours of 8 and 11 a.m. On Saturday, it will return to normal operational hours. Emergency services will be in normal operation.