USD 428 Board of Education will meet at 5 p.m. on Monday at the District Education Office, 201 Patton Road. Items on the agenda include approval of GBHS Panther Booster Club donation of WAC and state championship banners in the high school gymnasium, GBHS Instrumental Music student trip to Kansas City in March, notification of Title VI B and Early Childhood Flow-Through budget application, Master's Degree one-time payments, approval of supplemental salary recommendation for 7th ...
The Barton County Local Emergency Planning Committee will meet at 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 14, at the Barton County Health Department Conference Room. The agenda will include a review of ESF 10 – Oil and Hazardous Materials section in the emergency operations plan, a review of the proposed update to the Barton County Emergency Operations Plan, membership update and a request to publish the annual Public Notice.
The Model Association of Central Kansas (MACK) is an organization providing a safe, family-oriented environment to promote education and wholesome recreation for its members and the community as a whole through modeling activities. Join MACK on Saturday, October 12th, from 1:00 pm until dusk as members will be flying and talking about model airplanes during this free come and go event. Who knows? You may even have a chance to fly one of these model ...
Everyone is invited to meet at the Barton County Courthouse Square at noon Saturday, Oct. 12, to pray a rosary for world peace. Ruth McFrederick from St. Rose said the gathering will take place by the Jack Kilby Memorial facing Main Street. "All are welcome to share our prayer for world peace."
BUSHTON - Holy Name Catholic Church will host a Roast Beef Fall Supper, from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27 at the Bushton Community Center in Bushton. The will be a drawing for a quilt and other prizes, as well as bingo, a cake wheel and kids games.
The 6 p.m. worship service this Sunday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 2701 24th St., will include a Service of Healing. Members will offer the laying on of hands and anointing with oil, along with prayers for all who are ill in any way.
First Christian Church, 5230 Broadway Ave., is selling pumpkins and gourds as a fundraiser for next summer's Vacation Bible School. The pumpkin patch in front of the church is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday and 1-6 p.m. on Sunday, through Halloween. Coordinators Jennifer Cauley and Stacy McReynolds said they have a variety of sizes and prices.
The Barton Visual and Performing Arts Department will host its annual Sneak Preview Concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14 in the Fine Arts Auditorium.
Great Bend's American Legion Auxiliary will hold a benefit Soup Supper from 5-7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, at the American Legion Argonne Post 180, 1011 Kansas Ave. Members and guests are welcome.
The annual Prince of Peace Kolache Bake and Take will be held at 3:30 p.m. Friday at St. Rose Auditorium, 1312 Baker Ave. The ladies of the Prince of Peace Parish will be baking apple, apricot, cherry, peach, prune and raisin kolaches during the day and the public is invited to come purchase them hot out of the oven.
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Anytime Fitness, 3721 10th Street, in the Cotton Wood Center at 10th and Grant, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Host will be Nancy Sundahl with greeters Marty Steinert and Aaron Andrews. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.
Petr's Frame House, 2009 16th St., Great Bend, will hold an opening reception from 6:30-9 p.m. Friday, Oct., 11, for the gallery exhibit, "Influenced by Teacher." It will feature the works of Great Bend artist Bev Simonson and her student, Jun Rui.
RUSSELL - Wolf's Barnyard Animals, 713 S. Windsor, presents a Haunted Barn on Fridays and Saturdays from Oct. 11 through Oct. 26. The attraction will be open from 7-10 p.m.
A Lyons man died Friday in a Rice County accident. Kansas Highway Patrol reports Boe E. Keesling, 32, left a disabled sport utility vehicle after hitting a deer, and was hit by another vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The accident occurred at 7:48 p.m. on 24th Road and Ave. Q, approximately 11 miles southeast of Lyons. Keesling was standing outside an Acura SUV that was disabled in the roadway. A car driven ...
The Great Bend Tribune's Homecoming photo gallery is online. It can be found under the Lifestyles section on our website http://www.gbtribune.com/galleries/ .
Roger Fry, author of "The Chronicles of John Grant," will visit the Great Bend Public Library on Wednesday, Dec. 18, to launch his new book. The event will begin with a book reading at 6 p.m. This will be followed by a book signing. Copies of the book will be available for sale. For more information visit the library's website, greatbendpl.info, or call the library, 792-2409.
At least two fender benders in Great Bend were attributed to icy roads on Monday.
Rich Schaffer from the South West Kansas Area Agency on Aging will present "Are You Smarter Than a Scam Artist" at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. This free program is hosted by the Great Bend Recreation Commission.
The Prairie Nutcracker will return for its 10th season at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 13 and 14, and at 3 p.m. on Dec. 15, at Hutchinson's Historic Fox Theatre, 18 East 1st.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission will host a free Stop 'N Learn Session at the Brit Spaugh Zoo on Tuesday, Dec. 10. "Jungle Bell Rock" runs for noon to 1 p.m. Zoo Education Coordinator Amber Koch will explain how the "cold-blooded" animals eat, sleep and live. From basking on rocks to hanging from trees, these reptiles can teach humans a thing or two about how they keep warm.
The Barton Community College Board of Trustees will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, in room F-30, the "Seminar Room" of the Fine Arts Building. Approval of a revitalization interlocal agreement with the city of Claflin is on the agenda. Similar plans have been in place for several years. Other items on the agenda include the 2012-2013 audit report, a Faculty Council presentation and a monitoring report on meeting regional workforce training needs.
American State Bank and Trust Company will sponsor its 9th annual Mitten Tree Project at its six locations through Dec. 15.
USD 428 Board of Education will meet at 5 p.m. on Monday at the District Education Office, 201 South Patton Road. Items on the agenda include, a trip proposal for the GBHS Dance Line to perform at a bowl game; GBHS Student Council Community Service Project; 2012-2013 Business Audit; approval of Capital Outlay Resolution; first reading of GBHS Program of Studies Book; 5 R's of Accreditation; ACT Data; Kansas Communities That Care (KCTC) Survey Data; ...
The Indian River citrus fruit will be available from 8 to 6 p.m. on Sunday and Monday at the Great Bend Seventh-day Adventist School, 1 mile west of 10th and Patton. Extra navel oranges, pink grapefruit and Georgia pecans will be available. For more information call 620-791-7314.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission will host a Christmas Entertaining Meals program at noon Wednesday, Dec. 11 at the Great Bend Recreation Center, 1214 Stone St. Get into the Christmas spirit with a meal catered by Delgados and the sounds from the Great Bend Middle School Women In Harmony group.
American Legion Auxiliary will hold a benefit soup supper from 5-7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, at the American Legion Argonne Post 180, 1011 Kansas Ave, Members and guest are welcome.
Tickets for the "Barton County's Got Talent" dinner theater to benefit Habitat for Humanity go on sale Thursday, Dec. 5. They will first be available when the non-profit organization hosts the Chamber of Commerce Coffee at 9:30 a.m. at the chamber office, 1125 Williams.
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Habitat for Humanity, 1125 Williams, Chamber Board Room, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Host will be Nancy Sundahl with greeters AJ Chrest and Lana Dietz. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.
A Great Bend man was taken to Great Bend Regional Hospital following a one-vehicle accident at noon Thursday on SE 100 Ave. and SE 70 Road in Barton County, approximately 7 miles south of Ellinwood.