Not so very long ago choosing a career was fairly easy, especially before the Industrial Revolution. The majority of Americans lived and worked on farms and were involved in some aspect of producing food, fiber, and fuel. Sons often followed in their fathers' footsteps. Women's choices were even more limited than men's. Go back a bit further and careers were typically passed down from father to son. Many of our common surnames such as Smith, Cooper, Miller, even Wainwright, reflected the profession of the male members of the family.
November 01, 2015|
Dr. Victor L. Martin
Fresh from their triumphant deep dive into Benghazi, House Republicans have announced Friday they've created another Special committee, this time to - of course - Planned Parenthood. I kid you not! And since the 2016 election is so clearly on their minds, perhaps they'll summon their favorite star witness. Just imagine...
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.
The following meals will be served Oct. 2 through Oct. 6. The secondary schools also have available daily main dish, chef salad, combo lunches and choice of vegetables and fruit. The breakfast menu is offered only to students in USD 428. Menus are subject to change without notice. Milk is served with all meals. All meals as offered meet USDA nutritional guidelines.
Brandon Maurer and Amber Henderson of Wichita announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Kevin and Lonna Henderson of Great Bend. The prospective groom is the son of Lafe and Lori Maurer of Avoca, Iowa. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Glen Henderson of Larned. The prospective groom is the grandson of Gail and Lavonne Sidebottom of Avoca, Iowa.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The previous time Jim Caldwell was part of a midseason swap that made the quarterbacks coach the new offensive coordinator, it resulted in a Super Bowl trip for the Baltimore Ravens.
Matthew and Dena Hiss announce the birth of their twin boys, Ethan John Hiss and Owen Matthew Hiss on Sept. 16, at Great Bend Regional Hospital. Ethan weighed 6 lbs. 11 oz. and was 19 in. long. Owen weighted 6 lbs. 11 1/2 oz. and was 20 in. long. They have a 2 year old big brother, Graham Basil Hiss.