A major silver lining in this cruelest month of April is a lull between show business awards galas. The lack of gold plated statuettes being flung about mercifully allows many Americans to stand upright for the first time in months. It won't be long, however, before we once again are forced to wrap ourselves in industrial strength Saran wrap to avoid drowning in the leakage of enough weepy insincerity to fill Olympic sized swimming pools with an unending torrent of ego-splooey.
Last Friday and Saturday eight Great Bend High School Speech students competed at the District National Qualifying Tournament at McPherson High School. Sara Allen, a junior, competed in Original Oration and Dramatic Interpretation and Malia Clark, a senior, competed in Dramatic Interpretation. Garrett Dykes competed in Duo Interpretation with Geoffrey Pafford and both are Freshman. Paffford and Dykes also competed in Humorous Interpretation and Dykes was a semi-finalist. Makinna Dykes, a Junior, was a semi-finalist in oration and was a finalist with her Informative speech and placed fifth. Lisa Marlow, a sophomore, competed in Dramatic Interpretation and Informative.
Join the Santa Fe Trail Center Museum on Sunday, April 24, at 2 p.m. for a presentation and book signing by local author and attorney, Ronald Smith. Smith recently published his second book, The Wastage. This program is free and open to the public.
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Dayton Security in the Chamber Board Room, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Host will be Kevin Sundahl with greeters Marty Steinert and Pete Schartz. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.
With two meets to play, gaining a share of the Jayhawk Conference championship looked like a tall task for the Barton women's golf team. After winning just one of the first four meets, Barton needed to sweep the final two.
Conversationally, doctors refer to it as the Zoloft “sad egg,” the small, weirdly cute animated egg cowering under a rain cloud in its cartoonish struggle to regulate its sadness in one of the most iconic prescription drug ads of the early 2000s.
April 18, 2016|