It has been awhile since visitors at the Great Bend Brit Spaugh Zoo have been able to view ring-tailed lemurs, but those animals will be moving into an exhibit area this week and ready for public viewing later this month.
SCOTT CITY - Norman G. Medina, 58, passed away on Oct. 2, 2016, at the Scott County Hospital in Scott City. Born Jan. 26, 1958, in Scott City, he was the son of Jess and Dolores Torrez Medina. A resident of Scott City since 2013, moving from Garden City, he was the owner and operator of his trucking company, Pure Country, and then worked for CHS for the past six years. On May 16, 2010, he married Cynthia Bitner in Reno, Nev. She survives.
ELLINWOOD - Vada Lucille Yarmer, 89, passed away Oct. 4, 2016, at Woodhaven Care Center in Ellinwood. Born Oct. 19, 1926, in Great Bend, she was the daughter of John and Gertrude Mae (Huffman) Yarmer. She was a lifetime resident of Ellinwood.
The Hays Symphony Orchestra will perform compositions by Tchaikovsky and Rimsky-Korsakov under the baton of guest conductor Nicholas Bell at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 15, in Fort Hays State University's Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center.
Most folks don't "buy" the National Football League's position that they cannot do anything about some athletes protesting everything from racism, social injustice and maybe even peppermint ice cream by refusing to stand at attention during the Star Spangled Banner. That became very obvious when the NFL refused to allow the Dallas Cowboys to wear an emblem that would honor the slain Dallas policemen. What's sauce for the goose is not sauce for the gander!
Three meets into the fall portion of the season, the Barton men's golf team continues to score well. For the third straight meet, the Cougars finished in the top at the Kansas Wesleyan Invitational at the Salina Country Club.
The Russell Community Theater 2016 Season closes with the riotous comedy, Election Day, wrtten by Josh Tobiessen and directed by RCT volunteer Mitch Hunsley. Veteran actor, Charissa Roe, is joined by Kristin Venters and Demetrius T. Johnson Jr. who are returning to the RCT stage after several appearances. Chris Venters is back after his debut last season and Marc Hertel is making his RCT debut.