New Books for Young Adults at the Library Brotherband Chronicles: The Outcasts by John Flanagan. Hal is an outcast, the son of a Skandian warrior and an Araluen slave. And in a country that values physical strength over intellect, Hal's ingenuity only serves to set him apart from the other boys. But Hal does have Brotherband training, and he soon learns that there are other outcasts, and that his battle for acceptance has just begun. ...
The monthly jam session/pot luck regularly held at the Deines Cultural Center will be held on Sunday, Jan. 20 at 820 N. Main in Russell.
HOLLYWOOD--God bless America, and how's everybody? It's time for our annual look back at the funniest news of the year. Here's part one. Come back Thursday and Friday for parts two and three of the best laughs of 2012. JANUARY -- Tim Tebow led the Denver Broncos to a stunning playoff victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday. Fan comments on the game set a record for the most volume ever on Twitter. Tim Tebow is ...
With dark shadows of uncertainty descending upon the hearts of so many at the conclusion of 2012, one can only hope 2013 will be a year of promise. But even in these dark days, miracles do still happen, especially when people are willing to roll up their sleeves for the cause of freedom.
In two weeks, the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) will hold their annual meeting in New Orleans. I am not invited. Neither will I be participating in their 9th annual Get Organized Month, which is designed to "focus national attention on how getting organized empowers people to take back control over their time, inboxes, paperwork and possessions."
Wednesday, Dec. 26 Officers investigated an alarm in the 1000 block of Broadway at 3:37 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 25 Officers investigated vandalism in the 400 block of W. 15th at 2:53 a.m. Officers investigated an alarm in the 600 block of Broadway at 3:07 a.m. Officers investigated an accident in the 1300 block of Broadway at 1:14 p.m. Officers performed a welfare check in the 1400 block of State at 3:04 p.m. Monday, Dec. 24 ...
FORT LARNED - Superintendent Kevin McMurry has announced that Fort Larned National Historic Site, a unit of the U.S. National Park Service, will be closed Dec. 24 and Dec. 25.
John and Sandy Maneth announce the engagement of their son, 1st Lt. Todd W. Maneth to Hanna B. Beery, daughter of Jack and Dixie Beery of Garden City. The prospective groom is the grandson of William (Bill) and Kay Maneth and Cecilia Schremmer.
HUTCHINSON - The Great Bend High School boys' swim team racked up another second-place finish on Tuesday afternoon.
Monday no activities Tuesday Coffee and Doughnuts - 8:30 a.m., Senior Center Blood Pressure - 11 a.m., Senior Center Wednesday Canasta - 1 p.m., Senior Center Pitch - 7 p.m., Senior Center Thursday Dominoes - 1 p.m., Senior Center Friday Bridge - 1 p.m., Recreation Center
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.
"DEAR COLUMNIST: I am 13 years old and in the 8th grade. "Some of my friends say America will never be able to put back together after the highly divisive Presidential election and that due to hyperpartisanship people will never work together to solve our problems. They say it's getting almost impossible. Papa says if you hear people say it on TV, in newspapers and on blogs then it must be so. Please tell me ...
Trenton and Kala Olivier announce the birth of their son, Cole Michael Olivier, on April 4 in Gardner. He weighed 8 lbs. 9 oz. and was 20 in. long.
Students, faculty, family members and friends, it is my great honor to deliver your commencement speech today.
Great Bend Police
Thursday, May 16
The Barton Community College women's golf team posted a 381 in the final round on Thursday at the National Junior College Athletic Association Women's Golf Championship held at Longbow Golf Course in Mesa, Ariz.
Thursday, May 9
There isn't much to say regarding the wheat crop right now but to wait so let's go in a different direction this week. First, the Crop Protection class at the college toured the area south of the college this past Wednesday travelling as far south as the Hudson area. Normally they can examine wheat, alfalfa, and newly emerged corn. Since the weather went south pretty quickly, the tour was a bit abbreviated. It's safe to ...
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