St. Mark Lutheran WELCA (Women of the ELCA) will host the annual Soup Lunch on Sunday, Oct. 13. The menu includes homemade chicken noodle/butterball soup, homemade taco soup, homemade dessert and other accompaniments. Serving will be from 11 am to 1 p.m. in the Church Fellowship Hall, 2101 Jackson St., Great Bend. Carry-out will be available. Admission is by freewill offering and all the proceeds will go toward various church projects.
Lt. Rick Popp from the Barton County Sheriff's Office will talk about crime prevention during two free programs next week.
Barton Community College will host a presentation at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10 in the Cohen Center in the Learning Resource Center titled "Old Time Town Band Boys," about the golden age of "town" or "city" bands in Kansas history. Refreshments will be served.
Rick Schaffer from the South West Area Agency on Aging will share the latest information on Medicare during a free program at 1 p.m. Friday at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. The Great Bend Recreation Commission will host this free program. GBRC Program Coordinator Megan Hammeke said Schaffer will discuss Medicare and all the new changes that have occurred.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission is forming fall exercise classes, Program Coordinator Garet Fitzpatrick said. Classes got underway this week and will run through Nov. 22. All classes are held at the Great Bend Activity Center, 2715 18th St. Pre-registration is required. Enroll at the Recreation Commission office, 1214 Stone St. For more information, call 793-3755 ext. 2. Talaya Schwartz and Dixie Divis will teach Noon Body Shaping over the lunch hour. This is a ...
TOPEKA - A car carrying three Great Bend teenagers struck a car that was stopped in traffic at 12:25 p.m. Saturday on U.S. 24, just east of Kansas Ave. in Topeka, resulting in possible injury to one of the teens. No one in the other car was hurt, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol online crash logs. The Chrysler passenger car was driven by Chon Chavez, 19, of Great Bend, who was not injured. Passenger ...
Alicia Boor, Barton County agriculture and natural resource agent, will present "Winterizing Your Lawn" from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Great Bend Activity Center, 2715 18th St. This free Stop 'N Learn program is sponsored by the Great Bend Recreation Commission.
The Homecoming 2013 Chili Supper will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 4, with proceeds to the GBHS Band and Orchestra trip next spring, Tickets are $7 and includes chili, carrots, crackers, cinnamon roll. Carryout is available. Extra cinnamon rolls may be ordered before Sept. 30th. To reserve/order tickets call 620-793-1521, ext. 189. A limited amount of tickets will be available at the door.
The public is invited to join Katy Bitter and Don Crouse for a reception to open their art show, "Abstractions and Realisms," from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Great Bend Public Library. The ceramic works of Bitter and Crouse will be on display at the library throughout the month of October.
The Rice County Historical Society Coronado Quivira Museum is seeking photographs of and items from old hotels in Rice County. Photographs and items are needed by Oct. 8th. The photographs and items will be used in an exhibit "Places to Stay." The photographs and photographed copies of items will be incorporated into a traveling exhibit between Oct. 8 and Oct. 18. This is the first traveling exhibit to be created by the museum staff. The ...
Joint effort will check drivers' licenses and possession of wildlife The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism (KDWPT), KHP and local law enforcement will conduct a joint checkpoint in central Kansas in early October. The fall turkey season starts Oct. 1, and the regular big duck season starts Oct. 6. The checkpoint is intended to help enforce state and federal wildlife laws, as well as the state's driver's licensing laws. Local law enforcement ...
The Fall Middle School Dance will be held from 7-9 Friday, Sept. 27, at the Great Bend Activity Center, 2715 18th St. Open to all Great Bend Middle School students, admission to the dance is $5. Students need to show their GBMS students IDs when entering. No hats will be allowed. Pizza will be available for $1 per slice. Popcorn and water will be provided. The dance is sponsored by the Great Bend Recreation Commission ...
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by USD 428 Foundation, 201 South Patton Road, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Ambassador in charge will be Jim Vopat with greeters Karmi Green and Marty Steinert. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.
The purchase of a four-sided scoreboard for the Barton Community College Gymnasium is on the agenda for the next BCC Board of Trustees meeting, set for 4 p.m. Thursday in room F-30, the Seminar Room of the Fine Arts Building. Cost with installation will be over $62,000, but private funds have been raised to cover $45,000 of the cost. The last scoreboard was installed in 1986.
The Great Bend Cemetery Board will meet at 4 p.m. on Thursday at the Cemetery Office, 4500 Broadway.
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.
Barton Community College will present a student recital of instrumental and vocal performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5 in the Dorothy Moses Morrison Chapel, located in the Fine Arts Building, F-157.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission, both recreation centers, City Auditorium and Cavanaugh Wellness Center will be closed today through Sunday for the Thanksgiving holiday. Regular hours will resume on Monday.
Barton Community College will hold auditions for its spring musical "Sweet Charity," at 5:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 2 and 3, in the Fine Arts Auditorium.
Looking for that unique holiday gift? How about a one of a kind piece of jewelry? The Kansas Wetlands Education Center is offering a make and take beaded jewelry class from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8. They'll make two different bracelets using seed beads. Once you learn how simple it is to create your own jewelry, you'll be hooked. There is a $5 materials fee for the class. All materials will be provided. Call ...
Crime Stoppers of Barton County and Great Bend is seeking information about a burglary that occurred between Oct. 19 and Nov. 6 at 107 East Fourth St. in Ellinwood. The residence showed no signs of forced entry, but a laptop computer, three Ruger revolvers and a Beretta 92SF and an 18-inch double barrel shotgun were stolen. Great Bend Police Chief Dean Akings, speaking for Crime Stoppers, said loss was in excess of $2,100. Akings asks ...
Barton Community College will be closed for Thanksgiving break Wednesday, Nov. 27, through Friday, Nov. 29. The college will resume its regular schedule on Monday, Dec. 2.
USD 428 Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m. on Monday to discuss the search for USD 428 Superintendent of Schools.
The monthly Barton County Historical Society meeting scheduled for Monday evening, Nov. 25, has been canceled.
Touched by Cancer Support Group will depart from its regular schedule in December. The group usually meets each month on the first Tuesdays, from 2-3 p.m., and third Tuesdays at 5:45 p.m. at Heartland Cancer Center, 204 Cleveland, Great Bend.
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Grove Chiropractic, 1309 Williams, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Host will be Robert Rugan with greeters Karmi Green and Sarah Panning. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.
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