Jennie Frances Ueckert, 89, died Sept. 19 at Woodhaven Care Center, Ellinwood. She was born Aug. 3, 1924, at Stafford, to Louis and Frances (Krkosska) Reiser. She married Paul M. Ueckert April 21, 1945, at Ellinwood. He died July 16, 1995. A lifetime Great Bend resident, she was a homemaker.
Although the calendar says late September, weather has continued to be summery with continued heat and moisture. These conditions have prolonged the flea and tick season and with them, continued the risk of West Nile Virus and Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
Golden Sheaf Chapter #226, Order of the Eastern Star, Great Bend, will host the District #13 School of Instruction on Friday at the Hoisington Masonic Hall. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. and school at 7 p.m. All members of the Eastern Star are welcome. Dues cards must be signed and dress is street wear. Worthy Grand Matron, Dolores Smith and Worthy Grand Patron, Larry Swaim, will be instruction. RSVP to Barbara Lear, District Aide, at 620-792-5199 for the dinner.
DODGE CITY - Barton Community College sophomore forward Bianca Barron showed why she led the Lady Cougars soccer team in goals last season, scoring five in a 7-0 dismantling of Dodge City on Wednesday afternoon.