The Barton County Commission met with members of the Barton County/Kansas State University Extension Council on Monday to learn more about a proposal to join with the Ellis County Extension Council, forming a new Barton-Ellis Extension district.
Earlene Marie (Kiger) Nairn, 84, died Nov. 20, 2016, at Leisure Homestead, St. John. Born June 8, 1932, at Great Bend, she was the daughter of Rossie Earl and Marjorie Adell (Moore) Kiger. She married Nolen Gene Nairn on Oct. 8, 1950 at First Church of the Nazarene, Great Bend. He died Nov. 17, 2015. A lifetime resident of Great Bend, she was a vice-president of Security State Bank and UMB Bank.
W.H. "Tag" Hendricks passed away Nov. 20, 2016, in Salina. Born May 27, 1925, in Raymond he was the son of Roy Emerson Hendricks and Lottie Gable Hendricks. He married Eva J. Lackey. They later divorced.
TRIBUNE - Dennis William White, 74, died Nov. 21, 2016, at Greeley County Hospital in Tribune. Born April 25, 1942, at Hays he was the son of Kenneth William and Helen Lathene (Graham) White. On April 29, 1962, he married Donna Monene Rankin in South San Gabriel, Calif. She preceded him in death on April 15, 2014. He retired from the Union Pacific Railroad, where he worked as a signal maintainer while in Hoisington and later wiring cabinets at the relay shops in Sedalia, Mo.
The Barton Community College women's basketball team dropped its first conference game of the young season falling 55-50 Saturday evening at Butler Community College. Shooting just twenty-seven percent in the contest and de-spite being pounded on the boards, the Lady Cougars were nipping at the heels of the Grizzlies all night but just couldn't get over the hump in suffering their fifth con-secu-tive loss in El Dorado. Barton drops to 2-1 in the conference play and 5-2 on the season while Butler picks up their first conference victory improving to 1-2 and 4-2 on the year. The Lady ...
November 21, 2016|
Thursday is Thanksgiving and sadly, it sometimes gets lost in the shuffle. This is that uniquely American holiday that falls between Memorial Day and Christmas. It is a celebration of the arrival of the Pilgrims at Plymouth Rock in 1642 and, with the help of the Native Americans, survived a perilous and deadly winter.