Saturday, June 14
Barton Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) student Jonna Anspaugh of Heizer received the Outstanding Student Award from the Kansas Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (KSCLS) in April. The award was presented to her at the MLT pinning on commencement day on May 16.
WICHITA – The Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland Council has won the Great American Can RoundUp-Scout Council Challenge for the third year in a row after recycling 32,199 pounds of aluminum cans, thanks to an outstanding effort by Girl Scouts in Reno County who rallied their community.
When Janet Splitter, PhD and registered dietitian, speaks at the next Parkinson's Support Group meeting, she hopes her information will be especially helpful to the caregivers in the room.
The Touched by Cancer Support Group Picnic will be at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, June 17. For details or to RSVP contact Dana Foss, 620-617-2670 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Activities June 15-21
LUCAS - A longtime City of Lucas employee who apparently died as a result of electrocution June 11 has been identified as Gary Ward.
The Wizard of Oz" made Kansas synonymous with tornadoes. But it took the Topeka tornado of June 1966 to bring this Hollywood fiction to reality. That twister was, at the time, said to be the most costly tornado in our country's history.
SAN ANTONIO - Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker, the winningest trio in NBA postseason history, shared hugs.
Great Bend's Chiefs Classic, which was schedule to run Saturday and Sunday, had its final day canceled due to field conditions following late-night storms.
Principal's Honor Roll
Great Bend Middle School announces the February through May Above and Beyond Winners. Each of these students was nominated by their teachers because they have gone above and beyond the call of duty in becoming a good citizen of GBMS. The students received a certificate and a pizza and pop luncheon.
Norman Klepper of Ellinwood will celebrate his 95th birthday on June 23, with a card shower. Norman was born on June 23, 1919, in Ellinwood. His children are Larry Klepper of Ellinwood, Joyce Ware of Wichita, Richard Klepper of LaVeta, Colo., Marlene Panning of Great Bend and Diane Nemnich of Ellinwood. He has nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Mark and Sarah (Reif) Bricker of Oberlin, announce the birth of their daughter, Kayley Renee on May 23rd. She weighed 6 lbs. 2 oz. and was 19 1/2 in. long.
CLEVELAND - The Kansas City Royals' recent road dominance has grounded to a halt.