There are new books at the Ellinwood School/Community Library. They are: "The Redemption Series" by Karen Kingsbury and Gary Smalley. These five titles by inspirational novelist Karen Kingsbury and collaborator Gary Smalley follow the Baxter family women through their relationships and life stories. Each faces personal crises and finds faith to survive. Series titles include Redemption, Remember, Return, Rejoice, and Reunion. "One Thousand Gifts" by Ann Voskamp. How can one find joy ...
Bingo to be held at Heritage Club There will be bingo following the 6 p.m. finger food supper at the Heritage Club tonight. All senior citizens are invited.
HOISINGTON - Hoisington Main Street Inc. is in search of a new director with the resignation of Michele Winiecke, effective Aug. 12.
Welcome to the third edition of Marsh Musings. With this column, we hope to introduce you to a lot of new critters that you may have never seen or know little about. We will write about relevant animals for each time of the year, hopefully allowing you to be able to drive through Cheyenne Bottoms and know at least a little bit more about the animals you are seeing. The good news is, with ...
There will be bingo following the 6 p.m. finger food supper at the Heritage Club tonight. All senior citizens are invited.
HOISINGTON - The City of Hoisington opened its discussion of sidewalk ordinances.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs are putting second-year tight end Tony Moeaki on the physically unable to perform list.
WILSON - Several thousand people will make their annual trip to Wilson Friday and Saturday for the 51st annual Wilson After Harvest Czech Festival.
Larned Police Dept. Thursday, July 28 An animal control officer responded to 12th and Carroll at 8:55 a.m. Officers investigated a disturbance in the 200 block of W. 17th at 8:47 a.m. An animal control officer responded to the 900 block of Johnson at 1:23 p.m. An animal control officer responded to the 900 block of Main at 1:49 p.m. Officers responded to an alarm in the 100 block of W. 14th at 4:22 p.m. ...
LARNED - Jordaan Memorial Library has a display of 4-H reading and project posters on display for three weeks. Come in and enjoy the prize winning posters.
LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met July 18 at the Pawnee County Courthouse. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee Commission clerk Ruth Searight.
LARNED - The Larned USD 495 heard reports from building administrators and supervisors at a recent meeting of the board of education. The following are approved minutes from the June 13 meeting.
A St. Louis Post-Dispatch investigation of voter rolls since 1981 in East St. Louis, Ill., identified 27 specific dead people who voted in various elections, complete through the 1990 primary.
Dear Editor, How about that heat? Could it get any hotter out there? We have all heard the conversation starters about the weather. Of course the weather affects us all. Looking at the whole picture, not just the shimmering waves coming off the asphalt roads. It brings together a whole array of negative situations that are specific to rural areas, and that are amplified by the serious drought we are experiencing. Considering myself well aware ...
Dear Editor, My apologies to Thumper, or more correctly, his mother, Mrs. Rabbit, and to my mom and dad who tried to teach me the same. You know, if you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all! President Obama's speech the other day wasn't his first foray into idiocy, but it speaks volumes about him when he actually says very little. He called Washington a Circus! Imagine that. Has it taken him all ...
BRONCOS 51, TITANS 28
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Jim Johnson, Sunflower Diversified Services executive director, left, accepts a donation of $365.30 from John Clayton, Ellinwood Knights of Columbus Grand Knight. The K of C donated proceeds from its recent Tootsie Roll fundraiser to the non-profit agency. Johnson expressed gratitude on behalf of people with developmental disabilities and delays who receive Sunflower's services.
Nikki Snow has been recognized for her exemplary customer service at Office Products Inc. – some of which is obvious to customers, some not so obvious.
Attracted by the autumn displays of chrysanthemums seen in the yards and flower gardens around town, Jeannine Girton chose these colorful flowers as her program topic for the November Garden Club meeting.
Military veterans in Great Bend and surrounding areas are invited this week to visit Argonne Post 180, 1011 Kansas Ave., to learn more about the organization. State headquarters staff from the American Legion will be in town Thursday through Saturday to discuss veterans' benefits and service to the community. Paul Sanford, Kansas membership chairman, said all wartime veterans are invited to learn more about the American Legion and veteran benefits. Membership and veteran information staff ...
Those visiting the Shafer Art Gallery last Sunday could walk in a winter wonderland, yet stay completely protected from the harsh elements of the Kansas cold season at the "Big Holiday Show – Holiday Open House" reception.
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The Great Bend Recreation Commission will host a free Stop 'N Learn Session at the Brit Spaugh Zoo on Tuesday, Dec. 10. "Jungle Bell Rock" runs for noon to 1 p.m. Zoo Education Coordinator Amber Koch will explain how the "cold-blooded" animals eat, sleep and live. From basking on rocks to hanging from trees, these reptiles can teach humans a thing or two about how they keep warm.
The Barton Community College Board of Trustees will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, in room F-30, the "Seminar Room" of the Fine Arts Building. Approval of a revitalization interlocal agreement with the city of Claflin is on the agenda. Similar plans have been in place for several years. Other items on the agenda include the 2012-2013 audit report, a Faculty Council presentation and a monitoring report on meeting regional workforce training needs.
American State Bank and Trust Company will sponsor its 9th annual Mitten Tree Project at its six locations through Dec. 15.
Activities Dec. 8-Dec. 14 Carry In Dinner - Sunday 12:30 p.m. Bring some food and enjoy visiting and dinner with friends. Free Yoga Class - Monday 11 a.m. A 30-minute class taught by Jill Hutchins, certified instructor. There is a $2 fee for each individual to participate. Blood Pressure check - Monday 11:30 a.m. Coffee Time - Tuesday 9:30 a.m. Bring food to share, or just show up. Hand waxing - Tuesday, Friday 11 a.m. ...
LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met at 9 a.m. Nov. 25 for a regular meeting at the Pawnee County Courthouse. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee County clerk Ruth Searight.
LARNED - It's hard to prepare students for life after high school, but Larned High School is taking the right steps by offering opportunities for students to take online college courses when their schedule permits.