Barton Community College women's basketball player Erin Copeland has committed to playing at the next level, signing with NCAA Division-II University of Illinois Springfield, located in Springfield, Ill.
DODGE CITY - Kira Cook took first place in five individual events - 50-meter freestyle (31.29 seconds), 200 freestyle (2:44.90), 100 breaststroke (1:31.12), 200 individual medley (3:05.03) and 100 butterfly (1:24.00) - as the Golden Belt swim squad captured first place at the Dodge City intrasquad meet on Saturday.
NEW YORK - The National Football League told its teams Thursday that any player contract they enter into with Aaron Hernandez before charges against him are resolved won't be approved without a hearing by Commissioner Roger Goodell.
On July 1, Ashley Fugitt, nationally certified massage therapist, will join the team at Renue Salon and Spa in Great Bend. She has been practicing in Great Bend since 2005. A graduate of Heritage College in Kansas City, Mo., she specializes in Swedish, Hot Stone, Therapeutic and Deep Tissue massage. Her hours will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Fridays, with some evenings and Saturdays by appointment.
The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) recently recognized Harold Kraus, Hays, for his outstanding efforts in advancing the biodiesel industry. Kraus has served as the primary representative for the Kansas Soybean Commission (KSC) on the NBB for 12 years and is retiring from the position.
Hutchinson Community College has announced the honor rolls for the Spring 2013 semester, including grades through the end of the interterm session. 1,327 students have been honored with selection to the two honor roll listings, with 701 achieving the President's Honor Roll with a 4.0 grade point average for the semester. Local students selected to the President's Honor Roll are: Alden-Lindsey Carter; Chase-Curtis Bethea, Zackary Oberle; Geneseo-Julie Miller; Great Bend-David Monceaux, Justin Tracy; Lindsborg-Steve Adams, Emma Anderson, Raven Anderson, Abigail Bengtson, Kellee Carson, Austin Crawford, Christian Desbien, Emma Flynn, Megan Forsberg, Marissa Johnson, Kimi Lindshield, Trevor ...
Dr. Janet Splitter of Lorraine, announces the engagement of her daughter, Elizabeth Splitter, to Matt Lansdowne, son of David and Kathy Lansdowne, of Hutchinson. The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Dr. Melvin Splitter. Grandparents of the bride-elect are the late Vernon and Melva Splitter and the late Willard and Lois Janssen. Grandparents of the prospective groom are Margaret Lansdowne and Dr. Kenneth and Maxine Burkhard, all of Manhattan, and the late Robert Lansdowne,
Barton Community College has announced its list of graduates who earned associate degrees in the spring semester of the 2013 academic year. Abilene: Larissa Paulson, A.A.S., Slade Volkman, A.S.; Alma: Brittany Hitchcock, A.S., Todd Hitchcock, A.S.; Ashland: Aspen McCann, A.S.; Atwood: Samantha Carroll, A.S.; Buhler: Brendan Winkler, A.A.S.; Carbondale: Joshua Baker, A.S.; Claflin: Robin Hickel, A.A.S., Nathaniel Long, A.S., Alexandria Radenberg, A.A., Sheila Wolfkill, A.A.S.; Clay Center: Lucas Spillman, A.A.S., Samuel Spillman, A.A.S., Courtney Stonehouse, A.S.; Clifton: Blair Bloomfield ...
PRATT- It was a very rewarding Father's Day for the dad's of the Barton Bandits 13U baseball team. Behind exceptional pitching the Bandits successfully defended back-to-back tournament titles at the 2015 Smoky Ford Wood Bat Tournament held this weekend at the Green Sports Complex in Pratt.
HAYS- The Golden Belt swim team recorded a first place finish at last weekend's meet in Hays. Aubrey Snapp placed first in all her events. Cal Dunekack and sister Camryn were standouts as well. Phane Pedigo and Dawson Clark were leaders in the high school boys events. All swimmers improved their times swimming in a 50 meter pool.
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Brookdale of Great Bend (Sterling House of Great Bend), 1206 Patton Road, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Host will be Scott Donovan with greeters Kevin Sundahl and Claudia Elsen. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.