The Great Bend High School Class of 1961 will hold its 50-year reunion Aug. 12-13 at the Best Western Angus Inn, 2920 10th St. Alumni, teachers and friends are welcome. Activities start at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, in the Angus Inn courtyard, with a dinner at 7 p.m. On Saturday there will be golf, a tour of the high school, and a dinner at 7 p.m.
Golden Belt Wood Carvers will offer a five-week beginners course, starting Aug. 18.
Christian-based recovery Celebrate Recovery - 6-30-8:30 p.m. Mondays at Grace Community Church, 210 McKinley St., Great Bend. The group is open to all adults, and deals with addictions and hurts, hang-ups and habits. The Serenity Seekers, a Christian-centered 12 Step program Alcoholics Anonymous (cl) closed (o) open (bb) big book (n/s) non-smoking (ls) literature study A.A.: Ellinwood Group A.A.: Grapevine Group <p ...
Barton County 2011 high school graduates and voc-tech and college students enrolled for fall 2011 – sophomores through seniors – are eligible to apply for 2011 Barton County Prevention Scholarships if they have not previously received the prevention scholarship.
Anyone interested in learning more about Incredible Years preschool is invited to its open house where staff members will share information about the curriculum and other activities. The event is scheduled for 5:30 to 7 p.m., Monday, Aug. 8, at the preschool, 1312 Patton Road.
The new equipment is in, the training is complete and now the lab at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center is offering new tests, and quicker turn-around times on many others.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Melky Cabrera and the Kansas City Royals got off to a fast start, then kept piling on after Carlos Carrasco drew their ire with a dangerous pitch. Cabrera hit a grand slam, Jeff Francis pitched eight sharp innings and the Royals pounded the Cleveland Indians 12-0 on Friday night in a testy game between regular AL Central foes. Billy Butler went deep twice and Alex Gordon also connected for Kansas City, ...
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs signed first-round pick Jonathan Baldwin on Friday morning, then capped a busy day by agreeing to terms with eight unrestricted free agents, including Arizona wide receiver Steve Breaston and their own veteran center Casey Wiegmann.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs could be facing a serious leadership void as Brian Waters and Mike Vrabel set about doing other things with their lives and careers. Together, those two totaled 27 years of NFL experience and excellence. Waters, released by mutual consent on Thursday, was a five-time Pro Bowl left guard and one of the most respected players not only on the team, but in the league. The ...
Chiefs cast unanimous vote to recertify SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have voted unanimously to recertify as a players union. Several players said Friday there was no sentiment not to recertify the NFL Players Association as a union. "I know a lot of the deal was based on the fact that we had to recertify," Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassell said. "We know as of Aug. 4 ...
Nnamdi Asomugha had a tough choice: the New York Jets or the Dallas Cowboys? Then, the Philadelphia Eagles swooped in and snagged the biggest prize in this year's free agent frenzy. The All-Pro cornerback signed a five-year contract Friday with the Eagles, who gave the former Oakland Raiders star a deal that would pay him $60 million over the life of it, with $25 million guaranteed. It was a stunning development as the Jets and ...
There are new books at the Ellinwood School/Community Library. They are: "The Redemption Series" by Karen Kingsbury and Gary Smalley. These five titles by inspirational novelist Karen Kingsbury and collaborator Gary Smalley follow the Baxter family women through their relationships and life stories. Each faces personal crises and finds faith to survive. Series titles include Redemption, Remember, Return, Rejoice, and Reunion. "One Thousand Gifts" by Ann Voskamp. How can one find joy ...
Bingo to be held at Heritage Club There will be bingo following the 6 p.m. finger food supper at the Heritage Club tonight. All senior citizens are invited.
HOISINGTON - Hoisington Main Street Inc. is in search of a new director with the resignation of Michele Winiecke, effective Aug. 12.
Welcome to the third edition of Marsh Musings. With this column, we hope to introduce you to a lot of new critters that you may have never seen or know little about. We will write about relevant animals for each time of the year, hopefully allowing you to be able to drive through Cheyenne Bottoms and know at least a little bit more about the animals you are seeing. The good news is, with ...
The Kansas Association of Broadcasters recently announced the 2013 KAB Television & Radio Award Winners. KSNC-TV in Great Bend was awarded "Non-Metro Television Station of the Year."
LARNED - Joe Dudley Hicks, 64, died Dec. 9 at his home, Larned. He was born Sept. 19, 1949 in Great Bend, the son of Burl Dudley and Eunice Lucille Shuss Hicks. A lifetime area resident he was a Registered Nurse at the Larned State Hospital for 30 years retiring in 2001.
Carl Marvin Wells, 76, died Dec. 9 at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas. Services are pending with Bryant Funeral Home, 1425 Patton Road, Great Bend.
LARNED - Stella Louise Parker, 73, passed away Dec. 7, 2013 at Wesley Towers Retirement Community in Hutchinson.
HUTCHINSON – In the Prairie Nutcracker, 1869 Kansas' dances to life in this new century twist on the traditional ballet. Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker music remains, masterfully adapted by Boston composer, Rick Kuethe, a native of Omaha, Neb. Prairie Nutcracker is a biennial event held on the second weekend in December, odd numbered years, and is produced by Prairie Nutcracker Foundation Inc.
The Prairie Nutcracker will return for its 10th season at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 13 and 14, and at 3 p.m. on Dec. 15, at Hutchinson's Historic Fox Theatre, 18 East 1st.
A hundred years ago, business tycoon Samuel Insull consolidated smaller utility companies to form the behemoth (albeit public charity-sounding) Commonwealth Edison. Because of the infrastructure needed to provide energy to an increasingly power-hunger public, Insull and others argued that Commonwealth Edison was a natural monopoly; inherently one company had to dominate the market. This battle cry enabled a mere 10 utility systems to control three-quarters of the nation's electricity business by the time FDR was ...
What compromises must we make when it comes to our security on the one hand, and our privacy on the other? Personally, I'm far less concerned about being tracked by the National Security Agency than I am about being monitored by, say, Google.
The Barton Community College men's basketball team routed Hesston on Monday night at Kirkman Activity Center 98-69.
The Barton Community College women's basketball team closed out the 2013 portion of their season right.
VALLEY CENTER - The Great Bend High School wrestling team opened the season on Saturday, finishing fifth at the Valley Center Duals Tournament.
OSBORNE - The Hoisington High School wrestling team went to the Osborne Invitational as defending tournament champions.