Cattlemen around the state are marking their calendars and gearing up to attend the Kansas Cattlemen's Association's Annual Cattlemen's Convention and Trade Show in Dodge City, Kansas. The event will take place on November 9th at the United Wireless Arena and Magouirk Conference Center.
For the first time last week a touch of fall filled the early morning air. With the coming of fall and approach of winter, it's fun to recall some time-tested weather sayings.
Flu shots Monday for Welcome Inn LARNED - Flu shots will be available at the Welcome Inn from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Monday. Pawnee County Health Department staff will be providing this service and this clinic is open to anyone from the public. If you have recently become eligible for Medicare, please bring your card with you. We also accept Medicaid, other insurance and private pay. The department suggest short sleeves be worn. ...
Dear Editor, Your opinion column on Clean Line Energy (posted September 30, 2013) needs a fact check. Grain Belt Express is not a wind company. They have publicly stated there will be dirty energy flowing through the lines as well as energy from wind. Clean Line Energy is, at best, a phantom company looking to make big profits jumping on the green energy train through federal subsidies, tax abatements, and other loopholes, all at the ...
Monday Managing Your Medications - 1 p.m., Senior Center Tuesday Coffee and Doughnuts - 8:30 a.m., Senior Center Potluck Soup - 5:30 p.m., Senior Center Wednesday Canasta - 1 p.m., Senior Center Fall Ceramic Craft - 1:30 p.m., Recreation center Pitch - 7 p.m., Senior Center Thursday Flu Shots - 10:30 a.m., Senior Center Dominoes - 1 p.m., Senior Center Ice Cream Social - 3 p.m., Senior Center Friday Bridge - 1 p.m., Recreation Center ...
Tuesday Coffee and Doughnuts - 8:30 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
GREAT BEND – Velma Kay Fitzgerald Johansen, 72, died Sept. 21, 2013 at Cherry Village Nursing Home, Great Bend.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Donald Keith Lowry proclaimed that he had lived the best life ever lived! He always maintained that his death would be much more sacred than his birth. Born Oct. 25th, 1928, Donald was the youngest of seven children of Homer and Verna Lowry and last decedent. Don achieved heavenly glory on Sept. 17, 2013. The Lowry family is reunited and restored! A farm kid from Great Bend, he moved to Kansas ...
Monday Lite and Lively Exercise - 6:30 p.m., Recreation Center Spoiled Kitty - 7:30 p.m., Recreation Center Tuesday Bowling - 4 p.m., Walnut Bowl Wednesday Lite and Lively - 6:30 p.m., Recreation Center Line Dancing - 7 p.m., Recreation Center Thursday Volleyball - 7 p.m., City Auditorium Easy Cooking - 7:30 p.m., Recreation Center
League of Women Voters of Great Bend will hold the monthly meeting at noon on Tuesday, at Montana Mike's in the north room. Lunch will be from the menu and can be from their "quick serve" menu.
The annual reunion of family and friends of Conrad and Rosa Matal Scheuerman was held Aug. 4 and 5 at Camp Aldrich. The family gathered Saturday for a barbecue, swimming and games. Sunday activities included a church service conducted by Todd Scheuerman, dinner and swimming. The reunion ended Monday with breakfast at Perkins restaurant.
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Golden Belt Cinema 6, 1222 Kansas Ave., at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Ambassador in charge will be Robert Rugan with greeters Shawn Panzer and Cindy Parr. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.
Now that he has renounced his Canadian citizenship, Sen. Ted Cruz must run for president, but not to save our country from falling deficits, 41 months straight of private-sector job growth, or forcing health insurance companies to spend your premiums on health care. No, our very junior senator absolutely must run for president so he can help me win an ongoing argument with my wife.
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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