The Great Bend Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed Platinum Style Salon to its membership. Karen Crane owner of the Salon along with Cosmetologist Sandy Clanton would like to welcome you to visit their salon.
Landmark Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: LARK), a bank holding company based in Manhattan, reported net earnings of $1.1 million ($0.44 per diluted share) for the quarter ended Sept. 30, compared to net earnings of $113,000 ($0.05 per diluted share) for the third quarter of 2009. For the nine months ended Sept. 30, the company reported net earnings of $1.2 million ($0.48 per diluted share), compared to net earnings of $2.1 million ($0.86 per diluted share) in the first nine months of 2009. Management will host a conference call to discuss these results on ...
Colonel Terry Maple, Superintendent of the Kansas Highway Patrol, has assigned Trooper Roy Henry to Rooks County. Trooper Henry received the assignment following his recent completion of an extensive 22-week basic law enforcement course at the Patrol's Training Academy in
Platinum Style Salon is donating $2 from every haircut to Crime Stoppers of Barton County during the month of October. Call 620-786-4247 to set up an appointment.
For Larry McDilda, owner of Family Jewels in Great Bend, finding his home in central Kansas was the result of a long search.
Great Bend Desk and Derrick club members traveled to Houston for the 59th-annual Association of Desk and Derrick Clubs international convention.
A new position at Central Kansas Medical Center was designed as a vehicle to help spread the word about the wide variety of services it offers throughout Barton and nearby counties, said Keith Herl, who is filling this physician liaison role.
In just five short years, Nex-Tech Wireless has become a leader amongst rural wireless carriers. Upon launching service on Oct. 15th Nex-Tech Wireless brought a leading-edge nationwide network to residents in Central and Western Kansas. They recognized the need for wireless coverage and service that is typically offered in large cities. Since their beginning, Nex-Tech Wireless has always kept their focus on three things-their customer, technology and the communities they serve. With a customer base of nearly 50,000 voice and data users, Nex-Tech Wireless employs over 80 employees and services customers in over 40 locations.
Keenan Law Firm, P.A. of Great Bend recently hired a new lawyer, Hoisington native Addie Herres. Herres is a 2002 graduate of Hoisington High School, and a 2006 graduate of Kansas State University. She graduated in May with a Juris Doctor from Oklahoma City University Law School, and passed the Kansas Bar Exam in July.
Nearly 260 optometrists and 220 optometric assistants attended the 2010 Kansas Optometric Association Fall Eyecare Conference in Wichita. Optometrists attending were able to receive 16 hours of continuing education toward the 24 hours required for relicensure.
It was a fun day of snow cones and funnel cakes, face painting and raffle giveaways at the 6th Annual Rosewood Rodeo. The Rodeo was held on Saturday, Oct. 9 in the Great Bend Expo Center. The annual rodeo is an event designed to give Rosewood cowboys and cowgirls in the equestrian therapy program a chance to show off their skills and really shine in front of an audience. Several hundred people attended this year's competition including rodeo participants, their families, spectators, vendors, and volunteers.
Two Office Products Inc. technicians recently passed the Canon ATSP exams, accomplishments that place them at the top of their field.
C & V Home Improvement (Ellinwood/Great Bend), an installer of Mennonite and Amish crafted Pro Via windows and doors, has just been awarded an exclusive Aeris Collection dealership. Owner Matt Hoisington said, "C & V Home Improvement is proud to have been selected to carry this specialty line of patio doors and windows. This dealership will give us the opportunity to offer our customers elegant, high end products ".
For the homeowner who is looking for a prime location and maintenance free living, The Cottages at StoneRidge offers the perfect solution. Located within The Fairways at StoneRidge, this area's premier golf club and housing development, Ad Astra Development and Prairie Equities LLC began this 16 unit twin home project in late 2009. Phase I has been completed and is comprised of four units. Of the initial four units built, two have been sold and two are currently for sale.
Howard Young, physician assistant, on gurney, helps Dr. Ranjan Sachdev, Central Kansas Medical Center orthopedist, demonstrate a procedure during the first of a new series of EMS training classes sponsored by CKMC.
Pawnee County native Pete Schartz has joined American State Bank and Trust Company in Great Bend as its new vice-president for agricultural and commercial lending.
HOISINGTON - A unique store in the area, Pretty Pieces Boutique, 118 N. Main, will be opening Sept. 18 in downtown Hoisington, specializing in women's clothing for those who conceal/carry guns.
News of another huge data breach last week was most unwelcome. Home Depot notified the public of the breach, which may end up being even larger than the Target incident back in December. The eventual cost to Home Depot has been predicted to be hundreds of millions. The cost to consumers cannot be measured in mere dollars. Of course the monetary effect may end up being significant but there is also the price of the consumer's loss of confidence in our digital credit card system.
Nine Rosewood Ranch horse riders competed in the National Snaffle Bit Association World Championship Show Aug. 14-15 at Ford Truck Arena in Tulsa, Okla. For the second time in three years, Rosewood Ranch brought home a World Championship Trophy from that event to central Kansas.
When the topic is "personal independence," children are not usually the first people that come to mind.
A project that improved 19 miles of K-23 north of Hoxie will be open to traffic within the next two weeks.
Employees from CUNA Mutual Retirement Solutions in Great Bend presented checks to the grant recipients of the Barton County Quality of Life Endowment. After submitting a letter of inquiry and presenting the needs for their funding requests, awards were given to: St. Rose Foundation for their Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinic; Clara Barton Hospital Foundation for their Therapy Services and Laundry Addition; Great Bend Public Library Teen Spot Furniture; and Golden Belt Community Foundation for enhancements to the downtown area.
Great Bend native and President and General Manager of Sunflower Broadcasting, Inc., Joan Barrett, was named one of Wichita's Top Women in Business for 2014. Barrett was among only 20 women who received the honor Aug. 26, at a special presentation hosted by the Wichita Business Journal.
The Walmart Foundation State Giving Council Program will open the application period for its fourth cycle of giving on Sept. 7. Kansas nonprofit organizations can apply for funding to support programs within the scope of the "Focused Giving" areas that include hunger relief, healthy eating or career opportunity. Grant requests for programs that would fall under "Community Engagement Giving," i.e. education, health care access and other human services programs will also be accepted during this cycle. In order to be considered for grant funding this cycle, applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. Central time on Sept ...
T&C MFG & Operating, Inc. announces that Clinton Pangburn has joined the T&C team as the new Rubber Division Manager. Clint previously worked for ODFL as a supervisor responsible for all freight leaving the Great Bend warehouse.
The recent spate of measurable earthquakes in Oklahoma, California, and even in Kansas have prompted some consumers and the media to wonder about earthquake insurance options.
The KHA Leadership Institute graduated its 13th class of 32 students on Aug. 22 at the Critical Issues Summit in Wichita. Students, including John Moshier from Clara Barton Hospital in Hoisington, Donita from St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center in Great Bend, were nominated by their hospital's CEO to be part of this select group. They represent the future leaders of Kansas hospitals.
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