Today, five American Legion Riders from the Great Bend Chapter 180 will depart for Indianapolis, Ind. They will join over 400 fellow riders to complete a 1,500-mile one-way, five-day ride to Houston, gathering donations for the Legacy Scholarship Fund. Riding this year from Great Bend are Bill Titsworth, Jeannie Munsch, Bob Jarmer, Brenda and Chris Krueger, and Larry Buczinski.
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Great Bend Fire Department, Station #2, 5851 W. 10th (parking on west side), at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Ambassador in charge will be Marty Steinert with greeters Judy Reed and Aaron Andrews. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.
Once upon a time, there was a little red hen who lived on a farm past the woods. She was friends with a bossy but politically connected pig, a groveling sheep who worked as a flunky for the village and a scared little mouse who specialized in running away and hiding. Hey. Sometimes your friends are whoever lives on the farm next to you.
The City of Great Bend will continue its anti-mosquito spraying from about 8 p.m. to about midnight Thursday. Crews will repeat the procedure at the same times Monday through Thursday of next week, weather permitting.
MANHATTAN - The last time Kansas State won a conference championship, Wildcats head coach Bill Snyder was still in his first tenure in Manhattan and nobody had any reason to believe the success would ever end.