LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met at 9 a.m. Aug. 3 for a regular meeting. Pawnee County commissioners Kathy Bowman; Donna Pelton, chair; and Gary Caplinger, were present. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee County clerk Ruth Searight.
According to The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, heat is the number one weather-related killer in the United States. When temperatures soar close to 100 degrees, with excessive humidity leaving you sweltering and sticky, you should be careful to protect both yourself and your loved ones from falling ill due to the heat.
KANSAS CITY- Right-hander Yordano Ventura tossed six scoreless innings and Lorenzo Cain nearly hit for the cycle, coming up just a triple short, as the Royals rolled by the Tigers, 6-1, on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium.
Following the emergence of new variations of widespread tax scams, the Internal Revenue Service today issued another warning to taxpayers to remain on high alert and protect themselves against the ever-evolving array of deceitful tactics scammers use to trick people.
CASPER, WYO - Esther Ruth Valerius, 88, of Casper, Wyo., died July 31, 2015 at her home. Born Feb. 22, 1927, at Hoisington, she was the daughter of Chris and Marie Elizabeth (Ochs) Kramer. She was a 1944 graduate of Hoisington High School.
ST. JOHN - George B. Ashauer, 74, died Aug. 11, 2015, at Leisure Homestead in St. John. Born May 28, 1941, in Litchfield, Ill., he was the son of Andrew and Selma (Wisnaskey) Ashauer. On Jan. 30, 1959, he married Nelda Mitchell in Clayton, Mo. He was a resident of St. John for 15 years, coming from Colorado Springs, Colo.
JETMORE - Roy Dean Schauvliege, 61, passed away Aug. 9, 2015, at the Rice County District Hospital in Lyons. Born June 16, 1954, in Albuquerque, N.M., he was the son of Clifford Roy and Peggy Speck Schauvliege. A longtime area resident, he was a retired feed mill supervisor for the Co-op in Jetmore. He donated to St. Jude's Children's hospital and enjoyed riding his Honda Valkyrie. He especially loved his grandchildren, family and Teri Newman.
Rosewood Miracle Workers Aktion Club is conducting a coloring book and crayon drive to benefit children. New crayons and coloring books can be dropped off at Rosewood's two retail stores in downtown Great Bend – Rosewood Furniture Gallery and Rosewood Wine Cellar.