Dr. Bill Brenner presented a copy of book "I'm Praying Hard For You"- Love Letter to a Death Camp: The World War II Ordeal of Bill and Jo Brenner" to Jordaan Memorial Library. This is the personal story of a young couple whose lives were dramatically affected by when he was taken prisoner by the Japanese. It is the story of ordinary people who participated in extraordinary events. Dr. Brenner will sign copies of his book at Mystic Cove Saturday, March 12, 2011.
Jordaan Library is currently displaying a Batman collection belonging to David Hutchins, age 11, in the library display cases. Hutchins began the collection when he was 5 years old, and has continued adding to it over time. This display is just a portion of what he has collected. Please show your support of Larned's youth by taking a few minutes to stop by and see his interesting and delightful collection.
The internationally acclaimed U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors of Washington, D.C., will continue its long history of presenting free public performances when it appears at Larned's Middle School Gym at 3.
A new temporary exhibit about music is now on display at the Santa Fe Trail Center, Larned, featuring items from the museum's collection. Visitors can learn about the early development of music reproduction from the player piano to both cylinder and disc records. A few of the items on display include historic instruments such as an 1890's Washburn guitar, a pianoette and a violin once owned by Larned's "Comrade" Smith. This display also complements existing permanent exhibits focusing on music. The Santa Fe Trail Center is located 2 miles west of Larned on K-156 Hwy. The museum ...
NETTLETON (AP) - The old mansion still sits near the banks of the dry Arkansas River - one of the only remains of this town with a tragic tale.
Jordaan Memorial Library's Book Club will meet Tuesday, Feb. 15, at 9 a.m. The theme is Develop a Love For Reading. Come prepared to talk about the books you have read recently or share an old favorite. Discover a new author. Books, both old and new, you may not have seen before will be available to check out. Come join the lively discussion.
By Janice Kneisley
Nathan Chlumsky of Larned and Michael Alnore of Rozel will be re-opening the Larned Family Israeli/Okinawan Kobra Kai Karate and Mixed Martial Arts Academy. The school is located at 505 Broadway, next to Vanley's, in Larned. Mr. Chlumsky will serve as the head instructor of the Academy and Mr. Alnore will be the assistant head instructor at the Larned Academy. Classes start Feb. 2, Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 p.,m. to 8 p.m. For further information on classes, free demonstrations and seminars contact Nathan Chlumsky at (620) 285-6674 or 617-1701.
Jerry Buxton, the Great Bend Tribune's reporter covering Pawnee County, died Saturday at the Hospice House in Hutchinson after a brief, but valiant, battle with cancer. He was a valuable member of the Tribune team and a long-time friend. Below are some remembrances written by his co-workers at the paper. His obituary appears on page 3 of today's Tribune.
"Madame Editeur: (That's what the French froggies call a publisher. An editor is a redacteur (redactor, a la the CiA?). Anyhoo, the break room is out of coffee, i.e. there's enough for one more carafe to be made today, and then, thirst, thirst thirst. Merci beaucoup."