The Ellinwood Middle School Volleyball team accomplished their ultimate season goal of winning the Central Prairie League Volleyball Championship this past Saturday in Claflin in the "A" Team League Tournament. The Eagle A team that competed consisted of three 8th graders, five 7th graders and two 6th graders. At the end of last season the team set the goal of winning the league title in 2015 and it became their focus throughout the off-season, summer season/workouts and during the regular season. The team improved throughout that time and their hard work and dedication was rewarded when they earned the ...
Golden Belt Community Foundation invites proposals for its upcoming competitive grant cycle. Applications are now being accepted from qualified 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations and public institutions, including schools, government entities, and clubs and civic/community organizations in Barton, Pawnee, Rush, and Stafford counties. Funds are available primarily for the health and well-being of youth; however, limited funds are available in many other categories. Detailed grant guidelines can be found online.
Sterling College will kick off this year's Homecoming festivities at 8 p.m. on Oct. 22, with the comedic musical "9 to 5" that features music and lyrics by Dolly Parton. The musical, directed by Samantha Kennedy, will run Oct. 22-24, at 8 p.m. and Oct. 25, at 2:30 p.m. in Culbertson Auditorium in Spencer Hall.
These days, it can be very difficult to determine what makes someone a "real American." In years past, there were clear answers, most of which revolved around notions of individual rights, economic freedom, and Anglo-based societal values.
In the early stages of Rock and Roll there was a great by the name of Chuck Berry. One of his hits was a song titled, "Johnny B. Goode". The chorus went like this: Go,,,Gogo...Johnny Gogo...Johnny B. Goode. Well, Johnny be good Wednesday evening as Kansas City's high-dollar mid-summer pitching acquisition finally paid dividends as Johnny Cueto pitched eight great innings, minus one bad pitch for a home run, and propelled the Royals into the AL Championship Series. Previously Cueto had compiled a 4-7 record in 14 starts with a 4.8 ERA since coming over ...
The Barton County Local Emergency Planning Committee will meet at 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 19, at the Barton County Courthouse. The agenda will include a discussion about the 2015 Training and Exercise Planning Workshop, discussion on by-laws change, and recruitment of LEPC members for 2016.
LYONS - Benjamin "Ben" Jesse Bates, 41, died Oct. 13, 2015, at Weld County, Colorado. He was born Nov. 13, 1973, at Powell, Wyoming, the son of Steven and Mary Walters Bates. He graduated from Teton High School in 1992, and then graduated from Ricks College in Rexburg, Idaho with a Construction Management degree. He married Angela "Angie" Leigh Barnard on May 2, 1997, at Salt Lake City, Utah. A Lyons since 2008, formerly of Driggs, Idaho, he was owner-president of WestCrete-Concrete.
Staff members and volunteers at St. Rose Health Center are ready for their next walk-in blood screening, which is open to the public. The event is scheduled for 6:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24 at St. Rose.