The 2013 Public Library Books Sale will be open to the public Oct. 20-22 in the basement meeting room of the Library located at 1400 Williams in Great Bend. Hours for the sale are: Sunday, 1-4:30 p.m.; Monday, noon to 8:30 p.m., and Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Prices are set at $1 for hardback books and 50 cents for paperbacks.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission is offering a new fitness class, "Wake Up Workout," taught by Dixie Divis. The class meets from 5:15-6 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Oct. 22 through Dec. 19, at the GBRC Activity Center, 2715 18th St.
HOISINGTON - Rhiannon Marie Young, 33, died Oct. 14 at Via Christi St. Francis Regional Medical Center, Wichita. Born May 1, 1980 at Dodge City, she was the daughter of Harold Lee and Sarah (Millirons) Young.
WICHITA - Father Eugene P. "Owen" Kenny, 83, retired priest of the Diocese of Dodge City, died Oct. 12, in Wichita. Eugene Kenny was born March 17, 1929, in Farebane Co., Offaly, Ireland, the son of Thomas and Mary Kate (Gilligan) Kenny. He took his seminary studies at St. Peter's College in Wexford, Ireland and was ordained to the priesthood June 7, 1953, by the Most Rev. James Staunton, bishop of Ferns. Father Kenny was one of many Irish priests recruited in seminary for service in Kansas. His first assignment in the Diocese of Dodge City was assistant pastor at ...
HOLYROOD - Kammeron Jakob Haggerty, 16, died Oct. 12, in rural Ellsworth County. Born March 4, 1997 in Salina, he was the son of Jeffrey and Spring (Warta) Haggerty. He was a Junior at Central Plains High School in Claflin where he participated in FFA, football and Drama Club.
LEWIS - Marvin Ray "Bud" Lawrence, died Oct. 11, at Edwards County Hospital in Kinsley. Born Dec. 20, 1940, in Hutchinson, he was the son of Dail I. and Ella Jane Mooney Lawrence. On Sept. 20, 1980, he married Linda Sue McDonald. She died on Dec. 18, 2011. He was a retired machine operator for Cross Manufacturing and a self-employed mechanic.
The Barton County Sheriff's office in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism will be host a Hunter safety class at the Sheriff's Office, 1416 Kansas Ave. on Oct. 26 and 27.
Barton County Extension Agent Donna Krug will present "What's in a Snack" at noon Wednesday at the Great Bend Activity Center, 2715 18th St., and 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25 at the Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. This Stop 'N Learn session is hosted by the Great Bend Recreation Commission.
HOISINGTON - Hoisington High School debaters Shannon Manka and Brandy Bodine went 3-1 and placed fourth out of 18 teams and received medals recently at the Central Kansas League Debate Tournament held at Sterling College. They defeated teams from Halstead, Kingman, and Pratt. They lost to a Nickerson team.