The Pawnee Rock All School reunion will be held on Aug. 6, at the Best Western Angus Inn Courtyard in Great Bend. Visiting will begin at 3 p.m. followed by dinner at 6 p.m. For reservations call Ed Crosby at 620-285-2365 or 620-285-5398.
Good luck trying to afford a wedding in today’s society. According to The Knot, which publishes an annual report that outlines the costs of every single aspect of a wedding, the average matrimony runs about $32,641 when you consider location, clothing and all the partying.
July 10, 2016|
THE MAD SCIENTIST'S HOUSE — When you wake up on a Sunday, you want breakfast but you don't want to make it. This guy has just solved all of your problems. Except your debt. You still need to take care of that.
TV LAND — It’s the beginning of July, which means we're just getting into the first true month of summer. Although there is still plenty of sunshine to soak up, there’s no reason to ignore the fact that school is around the corner.
July 10, 2016|
In 2014, 17.4 million children lived in a fatherless home. Every year there are more single moms raising children on their own. Despite the trend that seems to be rapidly increasing, there have been numerous studies that prove how essential a dad is to a child’s success and overall happiness.
July 10, 2016|
"I've done enough county fairs to realize you are lucky to find just one animal like these, but to have this many in a county fair is tremendous," said 2016 Barton County Fair 4-H Sheep judge, John Herbel, of Lucas. "My thanks to the competitors because it makes it a lot more enjoyable to judge a competition like this."
On Tuesday, July 5, members of the Galatia City Council met to finish sorting out how the Northern Barton County city will move forward with water sales to farmers and industry after one farmer was denied a request to purchase water for spraying his crops in May.
OLMITZ - Genevieve "Genny" Bartonek, 86, died July 9, 2016 at Via Christi St. Francis Regional Medical Center, Wichita. Born April 5, 1930 at Great Bend, she was the daughter of Max C. and Mary (Stelder) Axman.
The Barton County Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Monday at the Barton County Courthouse, 1400 Main in Great Bend. The agenda includes two Health Department end-of-fiscal-year purchases and voting delegates for the Kansas Association of Counties convention.
The poet Lemm Sissay says, "We are our story." It's so simple and yet so true. Each of us is walking around with a story of who we are and how we fit into the world. Although we may not realize it, this story is affecting every decision we make, how we interact with others, what we expect from the world, and what we give to those around us.
Congressman Tim Huelskamp announced that an official representative specializing in Veterans casework will be available in Great Bend from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Wednesday, at Front Door Community Center. He welcomes Veterans to come by if they are struggling to navigate bureaucratic red tape, to share concerns about the VA, or just to get helpful information about getting the care they have earned. Veterans seeking assistance are encouraged to schedule an appointment by contacting Congressman Huelskamp's Hutchinson office at 620-665-6138.
Harvest is in full tilt going great guns! The yield has been good and the price of wheat is dropping as expected. Hopefully, nobody has used their hail insurance. This is one of the best times to live in Kansas! I cut wheat up here when I was in high school and still remember the cucumbers in cream, the bierocks, the pies and the weather. It has not changed very much.