Doonan® Specialized Trailer LLC, a leading manufacturer of platform trailers, including custom flatbeds, drop decks, oilfield trailers, extendibles, RGN lowbeds and double drops, has announced it is actively seeking new dealers, in key customer focus areas of the United States, to join its expanding network.
Saint Francis Community Services (SFCS) will mark the opening of its new state-of-the art Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) on Sept. 3, with an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5097 W. Cloud Street. Members of the community are invited to the 1:30 p.m. event to view the building and take a guided tour of the facility.
City Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Inc., Ellsworth, won a $17,330 federal contract set aside for small business from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City, Mo., for the replacement of a septic system. The place of performance will be in Kanopolis Lake.
Jacam Chemical Co. 2013, Sterling, has been assigned a patent (9,109,084) developed by four co-inventors for the "synthesis of polyepoxy succinic acid compounds using free radical initiators." The co-inventors are David Jay Rose, Lyons, Gene H. Zaid, Sterling, Thomas W. Burgoyne, Sterling, and Kim Brashear, Lyons.
Social media users are falling victim to a new type of scam with a new name: "farcing." At its simplest, farcing is just another attempt by scammers to steal your identity. But the new twist on their tactic involves social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Cybercriminals who are involved in farcing are trying to access your personal information in order to steal from you. In addition to identity theft, farcing can be used for online bullying, organizational espionage, child pornography and burglary. Your Better Business Bureau advises consumers to familiarize themselves with the farcing trend and take steps ...
A cardiothoracic and vascular surgeon is one of the newest members on the team of specialists available to local and area residents. Elizabeth Ashworth, M.D., F.A.C.S., sees patients once a month in Great Bend.
The Great Bend Dollar Tree Store is the number one store in the state of Kansas involved in Operation Homefront. Customers of the Great Bend Store have contributed over 950 Back-to-School items for Veteran and Military families throughout the Central Kansas Region. Hundreds of children to five Kansas National Guard units and three United States Army Reserve units in Central Kansas received their choice of fantastic back to school items to help them prepare for this school year. Manager Caroline Adams, and store employees Kate Smith and Brenda Kilgore were instrumental in encouraging and collecting these new school items and ...
Dr. Nels Lindberg with Animal Medical Center in Great Bend, was recently honored by the Kansas Veterinary Medical Association (KVMA) with their most prestigious award, the Veterinarian of the Year award. The recognition took place at an awards luncheon during the 77th Annual Conference for Veterinarians in Manhattan earlier this summer.
Construction continues on Nex-Tech's $1.7 million fiber optic expansion project in Great Bend. Earlier this week Nex-Tech placed its new central office at 3700 10th Street, which will house the network electronics and fiber terminations.
The HaysMed DeBakey Heart Institute will sponsor a Cardiovascular Care Symposium 2015 on Sept. 18, at HaysMed, Hadley Conference Rooms, 2220 Canterbury, Hays. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the program runs from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.