Fifteen members of the Great Bend Garden Club enjoyed Pat Halbower's delightfully humorous personal account of the evolution of the forest of various trees, the ever changing flower beds and lawn, and the feeding of creatures, both winged and four legged, both wanted and unwanted, that have been the experience of the Halbowers over the past 40-plus years as they have worked in and enjoyed the outdoor spaces of their home. Arrangements for the program at the September Garden Club meeting were made by Delores Grose.
The trees are there, but most people don't see the forest on the north side of Veterans Memorial Park. Now the Great Bend Tree Board is in the budding stages of a project to "rejuvenate, restore and refurbish" the area known as the Argonne Forest.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Alcides Escobar was going to take the first pitch that Neftali Feliz threw him, no matter what. After that, the Royals shortstop decided to keep taking pitches until he saw a strike.
September 21, 2013|
The Associated Press
WICHITA - A Rice County woman has been sentenced to two years federal probation in connection with a cattle fraud scheme, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said Friday. In addition, she was ordered to pay $80,487 in restitution.
Engaging both the visual and audio senses, Petr's Frame House, 2009 16th St., will hold an performance arts evening with a book reading and signing, artwork and music from 5-8 p.m. on Sept. 28. There will be book reading and signing by Diana Webster, original artwork by Heath Duntz of St. John, and original music by the Luna Copii Quintet with Jered Becker, formerly of Ellinwood.
September 20, 2013|
|Barton Co. News
Approximately 104 calls for service and 70 Officer initiated calls were received for the month of August. Officers responded to nine medical/fire calls. Three arrests were made and six criminal summonses were served in the month of August.