Fort Hays State University's annual 13-city program of recognizing scholarship winners for the next academic year will kick off with a program beginning at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 24, at the Marriott, 9100 Corporate Hills Drive in Wichita.
Since 2001, Sunflower Bank has been raising money for local schools and students annually through its ABC program. Total donations since the program began are over $934,000. Last year the program included almost 300 schools across Colorado, Kansas, and Missouri and raised $113,945.
Members of Preceptor Pi chapter of Beta Sigma Phi took special pride in attending the December grand opening of My Backyard Playground on the grounds of the Great Bend Recreation Commission Activity Center, 2715 18th, knowing their contributions helped make the playground a reality for their community.
North Central Kansas Technical College announced the Dean's Honor Roll list for the Fall 2015 semester. To qualify for the honor roll, students must achieve a 3.5 – 4.0 GPA. Area students include: Claflin: Matthew Demel, Welding, Carson Kirmer, Electrical Technology; Ellsworth: Zachary Martin, Telecommunications and Network Tech; Great Bend: Garrett Anspaugh, Plumbing Heating and Air Conditioning, Christopher Nollette, Welding; La Crosse: Kathy Bracken, Practical Nursing; Lucas: Steven Ammon, Automotive Technology; Russell: Jaryn Brown, Assoc. Degree Nursing, Andrew Hachmeister, Welding, Kristen Lorenc, Assoc. Degree Nursing, Jori McAdoo, Practical Nursing, Shanan Ryan, Practical Nursing. Jason Suchy, Plumbing Heating and ...
Kansas Farm Bureau (KFB) President Richard Felts was elected to a term on the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) board of directors today during the AFBF annual meeting in Orlando, Fla. Felts will represent the Midwest region on the board that includes 11 states.
Newman University officials have announced the students on the Dean's List for the fall semester of 2015. To qualify for this achievement, a student must complete 12 credit hours and have attained a grade point average of 3.5 or better.
The AARP Tax Preparation volunteers will start their tax season in February. They are currently taking update and renewal classes. These volunteers are offering free tax preparation to seniors in Barton and Pawnee counties on Thursdays. Tax appointments are available from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. each Thursday. Appointments fill quickly, so you can call into the office to get on the waiting list. It is first come first serve for appointment times and it is filling up fast. To reserve an appointment, call the RSVP office at 620-792-1614.
The Golden Sheaf Chapter #226, Order of the Eastern Star, Great Bend, meeting at Hoisington Masonic Hall will be honoring 50 and 60 and other year pin recipients at 7 p.m. on Feb. 1. These pins will be presented by our Worthy Grand Patron, Richard Short of the Grand Chapter of Kansas. Worthy Grand Matron, Pam Able of the Grand Chapter of Kansas and other Grand Officers will also be present. A soup and sandwich supper will be held from 6 to 6:30 p.m. in the dining room with the Pin ceremony at 7 p.m., in ...
Last week's column addressed soil testing as a way to increase efficiency and optimize fertilizer input costs. This week will tackle other decisions producers make to wisely use inputs and manage the cost of inputs. Those not involved in production agriculture sometimes don't really understand that as much time goes into planning, book and record keeping, and managing finances as goes into the actual production of crops.
January 17, 2016|
Dr. Victor L. Martin