TOPEKA - A car carrying three Great Bend teenagers struck a car that was stopped in traffic at 12:25 p.m. Saturday on U.S. 24, just east of Kansas Ave. in Topeka, resulting in possible injury to one of the teens. No one in the other car was hurt, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol online crash logs.
Alicia Boor, Barton County agriculture and natural resource agent, will present "Winterizing Your Lawn" from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Great Bend Activity Center, 2715 18th St. This free Stop 'N Learn program is sponsored by the Great Bend Recreation Commission.
Students who enroll in Barton Community College's nursing program have access to state of the art equipment to make sure their experience prepares them to work in the field. Much of this equipment is paid for through donations. The program's latest hot piece of technology, the SimPad, is no different, as three separate, local foundations came together to purchase one for Barton.
Now is the time to be thinking about your landscape for next spring. Putting some planning, time and energy into your flower beds now will help them look beautiful next year. This week, I want to share an article from K-State Research and Extension's Horticulture specialist Ward Upham about Spring-flowering bulbs and how to plant a care for them. Happy Planting!
Lesa Maurer and Jarett Schulte were united in marriage on Aug. 3 at Cedar Bluffs in a double ring ceremony officiated by Pastor Kyle. Parents of the couple are Lafe and Lori Maurer and Greg Schulte and Phyllis Billinger. The bride was given in marriage by her father.
George and Linda Plowman celebrated their 50th anniversary the weekend of Aug. 9 with family. They attended a surprise baseball game in Kansas City, Royals vs. Red-Sox, on Aug. 9, a family lunch and reception at Paisanos Restaurant in Lawrence, on Aug. 10 and Sunday picnic at Lone Star Lake, where George had proposed to Linda, on Aug. 11.