A must-see for visitors to Barton County for years has been the Ellinwood Underground tour. Now, thanks to the efforts of Wolf Hotel owner Chris McCord and his loyal volunteers, that tour offers not only a chance to imagine what it was like in the early days of the Santa Fe Trail town, but a chance to experience it firsthand.
JETMORE - Roy Dean Schauvliege, 61, passed away Aug. 9, 2015, at the Rice County District Hospital in Lyons. Born June 16, 1954, in Albuquerque, N.M., he was the son of Clifford Roy and Peggy Speck Schauvliege. A longtime area resident, he was a retired feed mill supervisor for the Co-op in Jetmore. He donated to St. Jude's Children's hospital and enjoyed riding his Honda Valkyrie. He especially loved his grandchildren, family and Teri Newman.
Rosewood Miracle Workers Aktion Club is conducting a coloring book and crayon drive to benefit children. New crayons and coloring books can be dropped off at Rosewood's two retail stores in downtown Great Bend – Rosewood Furniture Gallery and Rosewood Wine Cellar.
Friends and family of Shelly LeRoy will hold a bake sale in front of the Walmart Supercenter, 3503 10th St., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Saturday, Aug. 15. LeRoy was mauled by her pit bull on July 31 in her own backyard. The Great Bend woman continues her recovery at Via Christi's St. Francis Hospital in Wichita.
Young men who become fathers before age 25 have a higher risk of dying in midlife, compared to men who father their first child later. That's according to a study by Finnish researchers published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
August 11, 2015|
Lois M. Collins