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Sterling American Legion Post #128 to host reunion/dinner

The Sterling American Legion Post #128 will host the Walter Vincent Iwo Jima and Veterans Dinner on May 6, at the Arden H. McKee American Legion Post #128, 108 East Garfield in Sterling. The event was founded by the late Walt Vincent in 1996, a Purple Heart recipient and an Iwo Jima veteran. Several years ago the committee began inviting other World War II veterans to the reunion and three years ago the invitation extended to all veterans.

April 15, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News


Scares returning thanks to Russell Masonic Lodge

RUSSELL – For over two decades, kids of all ages were given a fright thanks to the Russell Arts Council Haunted House in downtown Russell. Former Russell Mayor Henrietta (Henri) Wenthe served as the "Head Witch in Charge," helping plan, construct and portray characters in the attraction which featured different themes throughout the years.

April 15, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News


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April 15, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News


Lions refinish highway emblem

The Evening Lions Club is refinishing the Lions Emblems on the highway entrance to Great Bend. This is a project that was recommended by Lions International as a Legacy Project, since the Lions organization was founded 100 years ago in 1917, with the only thought of helping people who need help. They help the people in need with eye care, scholarships, and a whole lot more. Today the Organization is 1.4 million strong with clubs through out the world in over 210 counties.

April 08, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News


Detective speaks to Progress Club

The Progress Club met on March 16 at the First Presbyterian Church. Seventeen members were present for the program presented by Heather Smith of the Great Bend Police Department on "Human Trafficking Here at Home."

April 08, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News


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April 08, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News


Girl Scouts to hold sign-up party

A free Girl Scout bowling party will be held from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 13, at the Walnut Bowl, 3101 Washington.

April 08, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News


Spring youth events start with SPIN

SPIN clubs are a "Special Interest" 4-H Club and any Barton County youth is invited to get involved in 4-H in this unique way. This will be an opportunity for youth in grades 1-5 to learn more about 4-H in Barton County and learn more about Foods. The Decorating Foods SPIN club will be held from 3:30–4:45 p.m. on Tuesdays April 18 through May 19, at the Extension Office. We will be decorating cupcakes and cookies but also fruit, vegetables and breads. Sign up at the Extension Office by April 11th.

April 08, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News


Thexton to speak to League of Women Voters

Great Bend USD 428 Superintendent Khris Thexton will present the program at the next League of Women Voters of Great Bend meeting, at noon Tuesday, April 11, at the Classic Inn.

April 07, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News


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April 01, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News


Braxton Donovan places third in state SAR essay contest

Braxton Donovan was selected the winner of The Sons of the Plains chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution chapter's Knight Essay Contest. Braxton Donovan is a sophomore at Hoisington High School and student of Marion Oborny. He is the son of Shannon and Sherri Donovan of Hoisington.

April 01, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News


Great Bend Garden Club learns about peonies

At their March meeting, 14 members of Great Bend Garden Club and one guest learned much about the colorful spring flowing shrub, the peony. Becky Dudrey shared a wealth of information about growing and caring for this perennial favorite known for its beauty and longevity.

March 27, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Club News


Rotary learns about frontier jails

On March 13, Dr. Gerald Bayens from Washburn University spoke to the Great Bend Rotary club about his book on Kansas frontier jails. He explained that a jail was often one of the first structures needed in a newly founded town.

March 25, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Club News


Local 4-H’ers compete in air rifle match

On March 18, 13 members of the Barton County 4-H Air Rifle program participated in the 22nd Annual Pawnee County Shootout in Larned.

March 25, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News


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March 25, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News


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Garden Club learns about healing flowers

As members of the Great Bend Garden Club met for their April meeting, they encouraged those in the community who wish to have loved ones ...

April 29, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News


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April 29, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News


Great Bend Noon Lions Club replacing damaged trees on Broadway.

For over 60 years the Great Bend Noon Lions Club has been taking care of the center divide of redbud trees along Broadway Avenue. The ...

April 29, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News


Kansas Quilter Organization spring meeting

MANHATTAN - The spring meeting of the Kansas Quilters Organization will be held June 2-3 in Manhattan at the Four Points by Sheraton. The featured speaker ...

April 29, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News


Great Bend Rotary meeting

On April 17, Rep. Roger Marshall addressed the Great Bend Rotary club. He emphasized that, at least among the freshman representatives, collaboration and collegiality were ...

April 22, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News


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April 22, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News


Alpha Kappa Master meets

LARNED - Glenna Melkus welcomed all the members of the chapter to the April 10 meeting.

April 21, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News


Larned VFW Auxiliary meets

LARNED - The Larned VFW Auxiliary held their monthly meeting on the second Monday of the month at 5:30 p.m. at the Post home ...

April 21, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News


Larned's Quilting Club meets

LARNED - Diann Morell chaired the April 18 meeting of the Larned Quilting Bees guild and opened with a thank you note from Kevin and Leann ...

April 21, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News


Larned’s VFW card party Monday

LARNED - The Larned VFW Auxiliary will sponsor a pitch card party Monday, April 24 at the Post Home.

April 21, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News


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