Kansas State University has more than 1,300 candidates for graduation in December. Commencement ceremonies were Friday, Dec. 10, and Saturday, Dec. 11, on the K-State campuses in Manhattan and Salina.
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Kevin and Kim Frisch of Washington D.C. announce the birth of their daughter, Madeleine Ann Frisch on July 16 at the New York University Hospital in New York, N.Y. She weighed six lbs. 7 oz. and was 20 1/2 in. long. She has a big brother, Aidan August Frisch.
Jessica Leigh Drummond and Andrew Steven Brockman were united in marriage on Aug. 21 at First Lutheran Church in Manhattan in a double ring ceremony officiated by Pastor Keith Wiens. Parents of the couple are Ronald and Krisanne Seidel of Great Bend and Kraig and Sara Brockman of Clay Center. Grandparents of the bride are the late Orlando and Rosalie Steinert. Grandparents of the groom are Carl Brockman, of Manhattan, Vonda Brockman, of Clay Center, Virginia Field, of Manhattan, and the late Ralph Field.
Donna Maxwell will celebrate her 80th birthday on Dec. 18 with a card shower. She had two daughters, Vicky and husband John Clark of Aztec, N.M. and Linda and husband John Klug of Odin; a son, Jim and wife Kim Maxwell of Odin; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Preceptor Pi has program on 'Women and Shopping'
Renie Kristi Smth and Todd Alan Puckett were united in marriage on Oct. 9 on the beach in Lucea, Jamaica at the Grand Palladium and Lady Hamilton Resort and Spa. in a double ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Vincent McKenzie of Montego Bay, Jamaica and the Rev. John Sharp, formerly of Holyrood, currently of Bradlands, Ill. Parents of the couple are Dennis and Margaret Smith of Great Bend and Maxine Pucket of Great Bend and the late Kelly Puckett. Grandparents of the bride are Eula Smith of Sublette and the late Elbert Smith and Neva Bunn-Hite and Alva Hite ...
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Urban and Ardella Gathman, of Larned, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 20.
The Parnassus Club met Dec. 14 at the home of Chari Miller with six members present. No business was conducted.
Eight students from the University of Kansas have received Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships, prestigious awards for study abroad during the 2010-11 academic year.
In honor of her career achievements, Jil Johnson of Great Bend has earned the use of the exclusive Mary Kay pink Cadillac. Johnson took delivery of a 2011 Cadillac SRX at Dove Cadillac dealership in Great Bend.
Santa, it's that time again - my annual Christmas list. Let's get right to it.
Christmas is upon us once again.
Sunflower Diversified Services will hold its first bowling tournament at 6:30 p.m. on May 13 at Walnut Bowl.
The Barton Community College Planetarium is getting a "re-boot," as the staff is calling it.
Great Bend Fire/EMS
Are hard-line Republican conservatives about to implement their own version of political entitlement reform? Are we now witnessing the beginning of the fall of the House of Bush?
Red Cross Blood Drive to be held
There are new books at the Ellinwood School/Community Library. They are:
The Blood Moon on Monday night might have brought on the apocalypse, because a rash of stupidity in politics seems to have infected this great land of ours. When you have one major political party winning the argument against evolution, brainless is the new black. But if Republicans define dumb down any more, soon they'll have to apply for drilling rights.
Maybe you've noticed the Earth Day poster art blooming in downtown Great Bend this spring. Wondering where all that art is coming from? Each poster is an original picture by one of over 30 young artists from Holy Family School in Great Bend.
Thursday, April 17
LARNED - Although their actual anniversary isn't until April 20, the weather was perfect for Wayne Hesher to get out and visit his lovely bride with the assistance of his nurse.
The 17th Annual FHSU Foster Grandparent Program Recognition Celebration was held on Thursday, April 10, at the FHSU Memorial Union. Approximately 90 people were in attendance including State Representatives Sue Boldra and Travis Couture-Lovelady, Rep. for District 110 in the Kansas House; Margaret Gabelmann and state Silver Hair Legislature representatives from the area as well as Ellis Mayor Lyle Johnston.
Recently, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signed a proclamation recognizing next week as Community Bank Week in the Sunflower State, and local bankers are echoing the need to promote this event.
HOUSTON - James Shields struck out 12 in eight innings and the Kansas City Royals completed a three-game sweep of the Houston Astros with a 5-1 win on Thursday night.