B. Marie Marcum, 93, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Oct. 5, 2016, at Brookdale Senior Living. She was born April 23, 1923, at Lucas, the daughter of Orville and Martha (Hendrick) Parks. When she was three, her family moved to a farm near Sylvan Grove. She graduated from Sylvan Grove High School in 1941.
The Barton County Commission Wednesday morning OKed a zoning amendment requested by the Great Bend Cooperative Association, paving the way for the co-op to build two large temporary grain storage bunks at Pawnee Rock.
David R. Martinez, 54, passed away suddenly on Oct. 2, 2016, at Great Bend Regional Hospital. Born on May 6, 1962, at San Antonio, Texas he was the son of Rudy and Mary Lou (Ramirez) Martinez. He attended Gould High School at Gould, Okla. where he excelled at basketball. He later moved to Arkansas where he worked in sheet metal production for 19 years. David had been a resident of Great Bend for the last four years. He loved fishing, yardwork, sports of all kinds, and being with his family. David was known for his big smile and playful manner.
Where can families go to enjoy a free, fun rodeo experience for their children? They can attend the 12th Annual Rosewood Rodeo, scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 8, at the Great Bend Expo III Arena, two miles west on 10th and Patton Road.
Do you ever feel mentally fractured? Like you can't focus on just one thing, but that there are so many situations and assignments coming at you that you can give none of them the time or the thought they need?
Instead of trying to turn Donald Trump into Mitt Romney, I suggest the campaign junta stop trying to construct a Debatetron 5000 and instead get Trump to utilize the assets that won him the nomination: Humor, the ability to connect with an audience and a willingness to say what programmed politicians won't.
DODGE CITY - The Great Bend Middle School 8th-grade girls and 7th-grade boys finished runner-up in Tuesday's Dodge City Cross Country Invitational. Carley Wells is the head coach for the GBMS 7th- and 8th-grade teams.