Connie Ann Johnson, 61, died July 4, 2016, at her home in Great Bend. Born March 5, 1955, in Great Bend, she was the daughter of Dean and Bobby Ann (Parish) Johnson. A lifetime resident of Great Bend, she was employed by Walmart in shipping and receiving. She enjoyed playing softball, bowling and spending time with family.
Jo Ann Novotny, 57, died July 2, 2016, at her home in Great Bend. Born March 9, 1959, in Larned she was the daughter of Gerald and Winona (Seltmann) Smiley. On July 8, 1978, she married Rick Novotny in Larned. A Great Bend resident since 1988, coming from Larned, she was a Certified Medical Technologist for Central Kansas Medical Center for 20 years and Great Bend Regional Hospital for five years.
Once again the City of Great Bend was lit up with fireworks and celebration over the holiday weekend and city officials agree it was a good celebration for the city and the people who live here or visited family from out of town.
A Veterans Service Representative from the Kansas Commission on Veterans' Affairs will be at the Great Bend Kansas Works Center at 1025 Main Street from 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Thursday July 14, to assist veterans and their families in applying for VA benefits. Vietnam veterans are encouraged to inquire and see if their health condition is linked to agent orange. The Kansas Commission on Veterans' Affairs is a state agency that provides free assistance to veterans and their families with veterans' benefits. Call 785-625-8532 for more information.
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by the Barton County Fair at Expo II Building, at 7:30 a.m., Thursday. Host will be Barry Bowers with greeters Jake Deutsch and Tiffany Schoendaler. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.
Cashing in on the success of the theatrical blockbuster “Deadpool,” Ryan Reynolds’ 1998 sitcom “Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place” — later renamed “Two Guys and a Girl” — is now on DVD for the first time.
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Milwaukee has thought better of a program designed by the city's police department to familiarize teenagers with police practices, improve rapport with the community, and reduce the odds of violent confrontations, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported.
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