The following meals will be served Oct. 4 through Oct. 8. The secondary schools also have available daily: Main dish second choices, chef's salad, combo lunches and choice of vegetables and dessert. The breakfast menu is offered only to students in USD 428. Menus are subject to change without notice. Milk served with all meals. All meals as offered meet USDA nutritional guidelines.
Tuesday, Oct. 5
The following well-balanced and nutritious Friendship Meals will be served for lunch at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. Meals are served with milk; donations for coffee and tea are accepted.
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API will meet on Oct. 13 The Club at Stoneridge. Social hour will begin at 6:30 p.m. with dinner served at 7:30 p.m.. followed by the meeting. Guest speaker will be Mr. Russell Opfer.
Lillian Hoffhaus will celebrate her 90th birthday from 1 to 3 p.m. today with a reception at The Front Door, 1615 10th Street. Hosts for the event will be her daughter Karen Cartlidge and husband Mike of Yukon, Okla., grandchildren John and Kayla Cartlidge of Winfield, Jennifer Cartlidge of Overland Park and Matthew and Stacia Cartlidge of Lincoln, Neb.; great-granddaughters Aubrey and Alivia Cartlidge of Winfield; and nephew Dr. Steven Walts of Manassas, Va.
Craig and Mary Thurman announce the engagement of their daughter, Jamie Thurman, to Brent Taylor, son of Daryl and Jan Taylor. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jim Thurman of Great Bend and Bud and Betty Thompson of North Platte, Neb. The prospective groom is the grandson of Mona Smith of Alliance, Neb.
Wayne and Karen Habiger of Bushton announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Habiger, to John Montgomery, son of Dan and Kristi Montgomery of Lees Summit, Mo. Grandparents of the bride-elect are Fred and Kate Feist of Ellinwood and Anna Lee Habiger of Bushton and the late Jerome Habiger. Grandparents of the prospective groom are Jack and Barbara Welch of Blue Springs, Mo. and Francis and Elsie Montgomery of St. Louis, Mo.
Brandon and Abby Foster of Overland Park, announce the birth of their daughter, Anistyn Faith Foster on Sept. 9 at St. Luke's South Hospital in Overland Park. She weighed 9 lbs. 13 oz. and was 20 1/2 in. long.
Michael J. Keenan of Great Bend will celebrate his 80th birthday with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Oct. 9 at 1409 Main Street. Family and friends are invited. Hosts for the event will be his children, Evan and Nicki Keenan of Spring, Texas, Valerie and Mark Hardy of Sherman, Texas and Kent and Roxann Keenan of Great Bend.
Les and Mary Lou Stewart celebrated their 50th anniversary on Oct. 2 with an extended family dinner. Les Steward and Mary Lou Schnewies were united in marriage on Oct. 1, 1960 in Beaver. The have lived their entire married life in Great Bend. Les is retired from Tretolite Chemical Company and is presently self-employed as Stew's Fluid Levels. Mary Lou retired in 2003 after 43 years in nursing. Their children and grandchildren are Lisa and Bill Richardson and Shalane; Mona Schaffer and Bill Crusan and Jaclyn and Alexandria Schaffer; Julie and Nino Lipari and Nicole; Mary and Jose; and ...
Preceptor Pi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met Sept. 21 at the home of Brenda Black. Linda Jerke served as co-hostess. President of the chapter, Black led the chapter meeting.
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Six members of Kansas Organization for Space Modeling attended the National Association of Rocketry Annual meet July 26 through Aug. 1, in Pueblo, Colo., at the Hudson Ranch site.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Kanopolis Lake will be hosting its annual waterfowl blind permit drawing at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday Sept. 6, at the Kanopolis Lake U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Information Center, 105 Riverside Drive in Marquette. The drawing will be at random to determine the order of site selection and permit application. There will be 25 blind sites available.
The Mud Creek chapter of the Kansas Anthropological Association (KAA) will host its annual Artifact Identification Workshop on Sept.20, in the city of McPherson. The event will take place in the lobby of the McPherson Museum, 1111 East Kansas. Hours for the event will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Interested persons from the central Kansas area may drop by the museum and speak with Kansas State Historical Society archeologists. Well-experienced avocational archeologists from the KAA will also be available. Collectors can bring Native American artifacts or early historical items throughout the event for assistance in identification and ...
A ServSafe Employee workshop is set from 1:30-4:30 p.m., on Tuesday, Sept. 9, at the Barton County Extension Office, 1800 12th Street. The workshop is designed to cover safe food handling practices and would be a good training for anyone who is a food handler. There is a workshop fee of $10 payable by Sept. 2, to cover the cost of materials. Contact the Barton County Extension Office at (620)793-1910 with questions or to register. Donna Krug and Ralph Sunley will be the presenters.
Once again Israel is being forced to defend itself from the terrorists who run Gaza.
Just because it seals, does not mean it is safe! There is a common misconception in home canning. That is, if the lid seals, it is a safe product. The question is, what procedures were done before the lid was put on the jar?
Descendants of William and Fern Schuster met on Aug. 9 and 10, at the Best Western Courtyard in Great Bend for a family reunion. Hosts were Nancy and Mark Thul, Stan and Diana Schuster, Diana Pekarek and Wilma Schuster.
Descendents of August A. and Pruella (Hager) Christiansen held the annual Christiansen on Aug. 9, at the Larned Community. A pot luck dinner was served at noon. Barbara Adams is the Patriarch of the family now.
Ron and Tammy Mason of Great Bend announce the engagement of their daughter, Erica Whitney Mason of Neodesha, to Devin Tyler Johnson of Neodesha, son of Ralph Johnson of Neodesha and the late Connie Jo Johnson. Grandparents of the bride-elect are the late Earl T. and Peggy Daphne Mason and the late Emory C. and Irene Witt. Grandparents of the prospective groom are the late Leonard E. and Ruth E. Johnson and the late George and Evelyn P. Goodmon.
Dianna Burns and Devin Brew were united in marriage on Aug. 9, in Macksville in a ceremony officiated by Tonja Bisnette. Parents of the bride are David and Janie Burns of Macksville. Parents of the groom are Diana Brew, Chris Trent and step-mom Heidi Trent.
Joe and Helen Haberman of Larned will celebrate their 60th anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. on Aug. 31, at the Knights of Columbus in Larned. No gifts are requested.
Lisa Christine Penka and Colby Max Shepherd were united in marriage on April 12, at the First United Methodist Church in Great Bend in a double ring ceremony officiated by Pastor Julie Shields. Parents of the bride are Kenneth and Rhonda Penka of Great Bend. Parents of the groom are Carla Shepherd of Wichita and the late Mark Shepherd. Grandparents of the bride are Darrell and Colleen Rexwinkle and Evelyn Penka, all of Great Bend and the late Edward Penka. Grandparents of the groom are Gene and Carol Schrock of Partridge and Donald and Odema Shepherd of Pharr, Texas.