On Wednesday, Great Bend Regional Hospital had updated training on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act for area physicians and office staff members.
It is easy for Treaders Deli Manager Linn Hogg to sum up what the new Main Street eatery is all about.
One is a residential manager; the other is an administrative assistant. Respectively, Heidi Freeman and Brandi Alloway, perform different jobs for Rosewood Services Inc., yet they work toward similar goals: To improve the lives of their clients they serve and to support Rosewood's staff. The two Rosewood employees recently were recognized as recipients of the Shining Star award, chosen by fellow Rosewood employees for their work performances last month.
The accounting firm Adams, Brown, Beran and Ball, Chartered has, for the past two-plus years , made donations to the firm's FISH Fund – monetary donations made to individuals, families and organizations in need.
Chief Judge Mike Keeley announced the retirement of Sandy Kennedy, Barton County Clerk of the Court.
Farmers Bank & Trust N.A. and First National Bank & Trust in Larned have merged, each bringing over 100 of years of history to the merger. The merger was completed on the close of business Friday, Sept. 10. The Farmers Bank & Trust of Larned will retain the same friendly employees serving Larned and Pawnee Counties. The community and all bank employees wish Kent Moffet the best with his retirement.
The Timken Hill Bar and Grill will be celebrating its second anniversary on Sept. 26 by hosting a car show, "Hot Rods on the Hill", at K-96 Highway at Timken in Rush County. Entry is at 9 a.m. and is free with registration. Prizes will be awarded at 3 p.m. for the following categories: Killer Paint, Wicked Wheels, Sweetest Seats, Baddest Engine, Sickest cycle, Firemen's Choice, Cheerleaders Choice, Kids Choice, Oldest Entry and Longest distance.
Greg Nanney, M.D., realizes his patients will have a difficult time – at least for a little while. But he also believes they will make the adjustment successfully.
Business owners who want to extend their reach throughout central Kansas now have new advertising vehicles to consider.
If not for Wally Straub and his persistence, Barton Community College would not have the Case New Holland Program it has today. Thanks to Straub's insistence and perseverance with the Case New Holland Corporation, the college was able to begin its pilot program in 1995 and turn it into a full-time program just one year later, offering service training to Case New Holland workers across the country.
John Jaco Realty is proud to announce that Lori L. Kelly has joined their firm.
A special day for Sunflower Diversified Services will begin with an open house at its Comfort Zone therapy center, 1521 K-96. The event will be held simultaneously with the Chamber of Commerce Coffee at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 16.
As of Sept.1 Becker Tire added Becker Proline Equipment with Clint Stafford as Sales Manager. Clint has been selling equipment for over 15 years and has had extensive training through Hunter Engineering Company and Rotary Lifts. Clint sells Hunter alignment machines, Rotary Lifts, Norco jacks, Balcrank lube equipment, Champion air compressors, Reelcraft hose reels, and Shure Mfg work benches and will be adding more product lines in the future. The equipment can be used for anyone in the automotive and trucking industy as well as school districts. Clint also takes trade-ins and sells used equipment.
The three-event celebration of Heartland Cancer Center's (HCC) 11thanniversary promises to have something for everyone, said Dana Foss, facilitator of the Touched by Cancer Support Group.
Gavilon Grain, LLC today announced it has acquired a 981,000-bushel grain facility in Silica. The Silica facility primarily handles wheat, corn, milo and soybeans, with 60-car shipping capabilities on the Kansas-Oklahoma railroad.
HAYS - So many veterans feel confused about benefits and services they have earned. There is so much to know - and so many changes from one year to the next. That is why the nonprofit Disabled American Veterans (DAV) and the Harley-Davidson Foundation have teamed up to offer help. The DAV Mobile Service Office will be at the Doerflers Harley-Davidson, 1100 East 43rd St., Hays, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., on Saturday, Oct. 4, to personally provide the best counseling and claim filing assistance available.
McDonald's restaurants in Kansas – including locations in Great Bend and Russell – will give customers who visit during breakfast hours from Sept. 16 until Sept. 29 a free small cup of McCafé Coffee. The Free Coffee Event is the company's friendly way of encouraging new guests to try McCafé Coffee, while inviting current customers to rediscover the great taste of McDonald's signature 100 percent Arabica bean drip coffee blend.
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 ...
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