Even though late October is not usually the time for short sleeves, that is the attire suggested for the drive-through, flu-shot clinic at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center. The annual event is set for 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 at St. Rose.
HAYS - Gella's Diner & Lb. Brewing Co. and its brewmaster Gerald Wyman, obtained the title of Small Brewpub and Small Brewpub Brewer Of The Year, Oct. 12 at the Great American Beer Festival (GABF), the largest commercial beer competition in the world. This is the first such achievement for a Kansas brewery in the 27 years of the GABF competition. In addition, Gella's Diner & Lb. Brewing Co. received gold and silver medals for their American Hefeweizen and American Wheat at this year's competition.
HOISINGTON - Hoisington High School debaters Shannon Manka and Brandy Bodine went 3-1 and placed fourth out of 18 teams and received medals recently at the Central Kansas League Debate Tournament held at Sterling College. They defeated teams from Halstead, Kingman, and Pratt. They lost to a Nickerson team.
On Saturday, Oct. 12, the Great Bend High School Debate team competed at the Arrowhead Invitational held in Hays. Four teams competed and took home a total of 10 medals, placing 2nd in sweepstakes out of 13 schools and 42 teams total.
Which is harder to believe? The ludicrous shenanigans going down in Washington or the fact that nobody seems particularly interested in doing anything about them? Good neighbors -- it looks like we got ourselves one heck of a bumper crop of official dysfunction this year. Near as high as Manute Bol's eye.
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Kansas Wetlands Education Center, 592 NE K-196 Hwy, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Host will be Jim Vopat with greeters Matt Hiss and Sarah Panning. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.