Hundred degree days coupled with 30-40 mile-per-hour winds and little moisture spells crop and pastureland failure for western Kansas. It's like putting the corn and grass in a giant outdoor oven and turning a fan on.
July 28, 2013|
John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau
Melissa Ideva Chandler and Clint Wesley Snyder were united in marriage on June 1 at Fields Pentecostal Church in Fields, La. in a double ring ceremony officiated by the Reverend Terry Lee. The bride was given in marriage by her father. Parents of the couple are the Reverend James Chandler of DeQuincy, La. and the late Nina Chandler (both formerly of Great Bend) and Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Snyder of Bancroft, La.
Tim Welch and Jean Garner announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Marie Welch, to Ryan Wade Doll, son of Clayton and Cheri Doll. The bride-elect attended Barton Community College where she majored in journalism. She is employed as a loan processor at Farmers Bank and Trust in Great Bend.
Jamie and Christopher Froetschner announce the birth of their daughter, Royce Callait Froetschner, on July 5 at Pratt Regional Medical Center. She weighed 7 lbs. 7 oz. and was 19 3/4 in. long. She has an 18 month old big sister, Finley LaRue Froetschner.
Dallas and Kimberly Klepper of Council Grove announce the birth of their daughter, Lydia Kay Klepper on June 21, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She weighed 8 lbs. 4 oz. and was 21 1/2 in. long.
Phil and Kim Grossardt of Great Bend, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kammie Ersell Tiede, to Daniel James Anderson, son of Tom Anderson and Christine Smith, both of Wichita. Grandparents of the bride-elect are Raymond and Ersell Tiede of Great Bend. Grandparents of the groom are Leland and Dorothy Shields of Wichita.
Terry and Jodee Anderson of Sulphur Springs, Texas, announce the engagement of their daughter Jessica Blackwell Anderson, to Ryan Keith Kultgen, son of Keith and Michelle Kultgen of Dike, Texas. Grandparents of the bride-elect are the late Roscoe and Merle Blackwell and the late Calvin and Mariette Anderson. Grandparents of the prospective groom are Joe and Brenda Kultgen of Great Bend and Ed and Darlene Stoss of Hoisington.