The Great Bend Panther Bowling teams traveled to Wichita on Saturday to compete in the 27 Team Bishop Carroll Bakers Tournament. The girls team finished in 9th place. Team members included: senior Hanna Pfeifer, juniors Allie Brodrick, Kylynn Keeler, McKenzy Black, and Elsi Miller along with sophomore Jordan Vsetecka.
Lucile M. (Cosandier) Berges, 98, formerly of Onaga, passed away Jan. 12, 2016, at the River Bend Assisted Living in Great Bend. Born June 27, 1917, at Onaga, she was the daughter of Philip and Leah Rossier Cosandier. On May 23, 1943, she married Glenn L. Berges at Onaga. He preceded her in death on Sept. 21, 2000. She graduated from Onaga High School and from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary and Secondary Education. She retired from the teaching profession in 1981.
Barton Community College announces the election of Joe Burger, Caley Carter-Knudsen, and Ray Seib to its Sports Hall of Fame. The Class of 2016 inductees will be recognized and honored at a 3 p.m. induction ceremony to be held on Feb. 6, in the Kirkman Activity Center located on the Barton Campus. Induction ceremony is free and open to the public. Public attendance also encouraged in honoring the inductees in between the women's and men's basketball games versus Dodge City Community College later that evening.
GARFIELD - Emma E. Olson, 93, passed away Jan. 12, 2016, at her home in Garfield. Emma Emelia was born Feb. 27, 1922, in Garfield, the daughter of Albert and Esther Peterson Mostrom. A lifetime Garfield resident she worked for the United States Post Office as part time clerk in Garfield and Lewis for 15 years. She also worked for Unified School District 495 as secretary of the Garfield School for 17 years. After receiving a three year teaching certificate from Fort Hays State College she taught at a country school in Rush County for one year. During World War II ...