Jim and Suzan Haynes of Larned, announce the engagement of their daughter Kaitlyn Ashley Haynes to Casey Michael Hatfield, son of Rick and Darylene Hatfield of Miltonvale. Grandparents of the bride-elect are Ernest and Betty Ashley and Stan and Norma Haynes, all of Larned. Grandparents of the prospective groom are Miriam France of Hope and the late Lloyd France, Richard Hatfield and Ruby Hatfield.
Central Kansas Christian Academy has released their 4th through 9th grade Principal's all A's honor roll and their A and B Honor roll for the first semester of the 2012/2013 school year. CKCA uses the following grading scale: 100 is an A+ , 96-99 is an A, 93-95 is an A-, 90-92 is a B+, 87-89 is a B, 84-86 is a B-, 81-83 is a C+, 78-80 is a C, 74-77 is a C-, 71-73 is a D+, 68-70 is a D, 65-67 is a D-. Anything below a 64 is failing.
Navigating the Second Amendment in Washington, D.C. "When you get mugged, there are certain rules you must follow," my friend and his wife explained to me as we walked from a Washington, D.C., pub to their condo. "When I get mugged?" "Muggers are polite when you follow their instructions, but they get surly when you are rude," said his wife. "How can you be rude to a mugger?" "Ignoring the mugger is rude," said my ...
In January, 2010, the snow started and didn't stop. And as our driveway became rather clogged with white stuff, the marital tension grew. So I solved the problem. I wrote a column on it. It became one of the most popular columns I ever wrote.
The focus is on Spring, during the Kansas Wetlands Education Center's new venture, the Turtle Tots Club, a new series of programs developed for preschool-age children, ages 3 to 5. The one-hour programs, offered at no charge, introduce young children to the natural world around them with sensory experiences, while reinforcing colors, shapes, math and fine motor skills. Whenever possible, sessions will include outdoor time.
Wednesday, Feb. 13 An animal control officer responded to the 500 block of Mark at 8:27 a.m. An animal control officer responded to the 1200 block of Kansas at 10:04 a.m. An animal control officer responded to the 700 block of Toles at 10:29 a.m. A vehicle lockout was reported in the 600 block of Topeka at 12:25 p.m. A vehicle lockout was reported in the 800 block of Corse at 1:03 p.m. Disruptive juveniles ...
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Barton County Historical Society, 85 S Hwy. 281, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Ambassador in charge will be Jim Vopat with greeters Jan Westfall and Karmi Green. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.
Bob Folk and Curtis and Shelly Robinson announce the engagement of their daughter Jessica Folk, to Crawford Brantley.
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 ...
Dale Phillips, Barton County Road and Bridge, Noxious Weed and Memorial Parks Director, was named as the 2013 Highway Official of the Year by the Kansas County Highway Association.
Cheryl Gage has been promoted to manager of Commercial Banking Services in Long Beach for City National Bank. As manager, she is responsible for working closely with a team of specialists to deliver the bank's full range of financial solutions and expertise to successful, growing middle-market companies in Long Beach, South Bay and surrounding areas.
The challenge for farmers and ranchers will be to double food production by 2050 to help feed an estimated 9 billion people.
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