Parenthood is a life-long calling. Once you become a parent, you will be one forever. You will have many ups and downs with this calling, but it all starts when you hold your baby for the first time. In those first minutes your life changes. There are many thoughts that go through your mind in that minute, but here are a few.
June 08, 2016|
Olga Louise Welch, 102, died June 5, 2016, at Great Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born Jan. 25, 1914, at Coffeyville, she was the daughter of Henry Ernest and Bertha (Sitz) Pomrenke. She married James Arthur "Jim" Welch Sept. 24, 1947, at Great Bend. He died Sept. 2, 2001. Olga had been a Great Bend resident since 1947. Before her marriage, she was an office manager for several Western Union offices in Kansas and Missouri and later was a nurses' aide at Central Kansas Medical Center. Olga was a devoted wife, mother, and daughter. In addition to raising her four ...
Barton County Attorney Doug Matthews announced he has filed charges of battery and criminal restraint in connection to a school bus incident involving members of the Great Bend High School boys swim team.
At the Great Bend City Council meeting Monday night, Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development CEO Jan Peters confirmed that Freddy's Frozen Custard is indeed coming to Great Bend, and developers have begun work on the new restaurant that is expected to celebrate its grand opening in early October. Construction was delayed briefly due to the rain received at the end of May, but now work is beginning on the site.
LARNED - Open to all Kansas farmers, the Pawnee County Market Wheat Show honors the highest-quality sample of wheat based on a scoring system that will take into protein, test weight, dockage, mill and bake quality, and the percentage that is shrunken and broken.
LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met at 9 a.m. May 23 for a regular meeting. Pawnee County commissioners Kathy Bowman; Donna Pelton; and Gary Caplinger, chair, were present. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee County clerk Ruth Searight.