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
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.
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.
The final link between Heartland Cancer Center (HCC) and the University of Kansas Cancer Center has been connected.
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Sterling House at 1206 Patton Road, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Ambassador in charge will be AJ Chrest with greeters Karmi Green and Lynda Jamison. Coffee, doughnuts and door prizes will be available.
Cub Scout Pack 184 recently held their annual Blue and Gold Banquet. The banquet was attended by family and friends of the scouts. Many patches, pins, and awards were presented to the cub scouts during the evening.
Tornadoes in Kansas this spring?
Dean Akings of Great Bend is willing to turn in his police badge for a seat on the Barton County Commission.
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