MANHATTAN - An upcoming trip to the Puerto Rico Tip Off didn't look too good to Bruce Weber after his team's first two games. He wanted to see his team perform from the opening tip and that's exactly what came to be in its third game of the season.
Combat Systems Officers Graduate, United States Air Force, Pensacola, Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fl.
Virgil and Beverly Burhenn will celebrate their 60th anniversary on Nov. 23 with a family dinner with their children and grandchildren.
Bill and Wilma Steadman will celebrate their 60th anniversary on Nov. 22 with a card shower. The couple will celebrate with a family dinner at a later date.
Mike and Dixie Watkins will celebrate their 50th anniversary with an Open House from 4 to 8 p.m. on Nov. 29 at the home of Donna and Clark Rusco, 5121 Timber Creek Road in Great Bend. Hosts for the event will be their sons and families, Jeff and Heather Watkins of Lafayette, La. and Craig and Krystal Watkins of Topeka; sisters, Donna and Clark Rusco and Debbie Risley. The couple has six grandchildren, Evan, Lane, Jack and Emory of Louisiana and Devin and Cooper of Topeka.
Progress Club met on Nov. 4, at the home of Pat Halbower with 18 members present. Jackie Curtis introduced Skip Yowell, co-founder of JanSport who presented our program. Skip is a 1964 graduate of Great Bend High School and a GBHS Hall of Fame member. He and his partner designed sportsgear such as packs and tents for mountain climbing and camping around the world. He gave a narrative of his travels and also of his work with youth and the underpriveleged.
The following meals will be served Nov. 18 through Nov. 22. The secondary schools also have available daily: Main dish second choices, chef's salad, combo lunches and choice of vegetables and dessert. The breakfast menu is offered only to students in USD 428. Menus are subject to change without notice. Milk served with all meals. All meals as offered meet USDA nutritional guidelines.
To say the farm bill has moved like molasses through Congress the past three years is a gross understatement. This branch of our federal government continues to be mired in the mud of partisan politics.
The following well-balanced and nutritious Friendship Meals will be served for lunch at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. Meals are served with milk; donations for coffee and tea are accepted.
Tuesday Coffee and Doughnuts - 8:30 a.m., Senior Center Memory Screening Day - 1 p.m., Senior Center Wednesday American Education Week Coffee - 9 a.m., Senior Center Medicare and Health Engagement - 3 p.m., Senior Center Pitch - 7 p.m., Senior Center Thursday Dominoes - 1 p.m., Senior Center Friday Bridge - 1 p.m., Recreation Center Cook Once for a Month - 1 p.m., Senior Center
Tuesday Bowling - 4 p.m., Walnut Bowl Wednesday Easy Cooking Cranberry - 7:30 p.m., Recreation Center Thursday Easy Cooking Cranberry - 7:30 p.m., Recreation Center Friday Thanksgiving Dance - 7:30 p.m., Activity Center
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In 1971 when Granny Tyree passed away, her belongings included a scrapbook of World War II editorial cartoons, a freezer container labeled (yum!) "strawberries" (but containing turnips!) and a little book in which she had jotted down her own poems and grandchildren's witticisms.