In today's culture, every adolescent falls into one of two categories: They've either had braces on their teeth or will get them. Guaranteed. Two of my sons were born with straight teeth. No matter. They got braces. Now their teeth are truly perfect, and I'm broke.
Great Bend Saddle Club will be hosting a Soup Supper and monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. today at the Farmers Bank and Trust on Main St. New members always welcome. Contact Natasha at 785-632-7444 with questions.
Come "taste" the outdoors with outdoors writer/photographer Michael Pearce who will present "Savoring the Kansas Outdoors, One Bite at a Time" at 2:30 p.m. on March 13, at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center.
Golden Belt Community Foundation will be hosting a one-day grant writing workshop from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on March 30, at the Front Door Community Center on 1610 10th Street in Great Bend. This workshop is available to area non-profit organizations who wish to learn more about the skills needed to successfully submit and obtain grants.
With the warmer than average temperatures that we have experienced, the wheat has started to grow. Many people may be wondering if this can be an issue in the future if we receive a hard freeze or a long spell of cold temperatures return before spring is finally here. I found this article in K-State Research and Extension's weekly agronomy update and I thought I would share it with you this week. It's a good reminder of what to be looking out for if your wheat fields are growing fast at this time of year.
Leonard and Lisa Klug of Odin announce the engagement of their daughter Jessica Klug to Tyler Graham, son of Cindy Graham of Hutchinson and the late Douglas Graham. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Janice Bieberle of Claflin and the late Lee Bieberle Sr. and the late Leo and Anne Klug. The prospective groom is the grandson of Norman Walton of Concordia and the late Marilyn Walton and the late Melvin and Delores Graham.
Divine Mercy Radio, a Catholic radio station broadcasting from Hays and Great Bend, announces that they, along with Corporate Travel, will host a pilgrimage to the National Shrine of Divine Mercy in Stockbridge, Mass. on July 23-27.
The Barton County Farm Bureau Association will be holding its 16th Farm Safety Awareness Day Wednesday, March 2, at Barton Community College in the Case IH Technical training building. The day will begin with registration at 8:15 a.m. followed by a welcome from Barton County Farm Bureau President, Brad Birzer.
February has an extra day this year, so that means one more day to focus on heart health. Is the saying "You are what you eat?" true? When it comes to heart health, the answer is a resounding "Yes!" Eating the right way is not about dieting, which is really a temporary change in your eating habits to lose a few pounds; it is about making better choices every day so that they become part of a healthier lifestyle. A healthful eating pattern and lifestyle from the start are your best approaches for staying healthy and preventing disease, or at ...