Asafa Powell and Tyson Gay painstakingly built their record-setting careers and untainted reputations by resisting shortcuts and exercising tight control over who gained entrance to their inner circles.
Golden Belt Home Health & Hospice will sponsor a Monday evening grief support group in Great Bend from July 29 through Sept. 30. It will meet each Monday from 6:30-8 p.m. in Conference Room 103 of the Medical Building at 3520 Lakin; entrance is on Lincoln Street.
LARNED - Dr. William Rush Brenner, MD, 98, passed away July 19 at Pawnee Valley Community Hospital in Larned. He was born May 22, 1915, in McCracken, the son of William Albert and Rose Sweeney Brenner of Bazine.
Sharon Klusener, long-time office manager for the Tom Harris State Farm Insurance Agency, is retiring after 37 years. She will be honored with a come-and-go reception from 3-5 p.m. Friday, July 26, at the agency office, 2112 10th St.
LARNED - Nadine H. Reed, 93, died July 18 at Great Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born March 5, 1920, at Kincaid, she was the daughter of Harry and Bertha Foster. A longtime area resident, she was a homemaker.
HOISINGTON - Clara Barton Medical Clinic and Hospital participate in National Immunization Awareness month and strive year round to keep its patients protected from serious diseases by offering immunization vaccines.
CLAFLIN - The governing body of the City of Claflin met in regular session July 8 at the city building. Present were: Mayor Michael Urban, Councilpersons Kirk Schneweis, Casey Hubbard, Doug Hubbard, Kelly Nixon and Dan Michaelis. Also present were: City Attorney Bob Suelter, City Clerk Patricia Schmidt, Robert Gunder, Richard Hayes, Mel Waite, Tyler Allison, Toby Holmes, Julie Smith, CiJi Folk and Dawnya Hickel. These are the unofficial minutes.