The motto to "protect and serve" has always been associated with law enforcement and in order to fullfill this motto training has to be the front lines for the people that not only keep our streets safe but to ensure they are staying out of harms way.
WICHITA - Record-breaking rainfall has caused the Wichita North cross country meet Saturday to be cancelled for the high school level and postponed for middle school runners. Great Bend's team was scheduled to run at Wichita North.
DODGE CITY - Great Bend's Allison Neeland shot 94 to place 14th at the Dodge City's Golf Invitational at Mariah Hills Golf Course. The Panthers shot 431 and placed ninth, counting scores by Taylor Hommertzheim 107, Halley Sanders 114 and Kaily Griffith 116. The Panthers compete at Garden City's Buffalo Dunes Golf Course Monday.
Employees from CUNA Mutual Retirement Solutions in Great Bend recently presented checks to grant recipients of the Barton County Quality of Life Endowment, a donor advised fund at the Golden Belt Community Foundation. After reviewing the letters of interest and funding requests, CUNA Mutual Retirement Solutions awarded grants to the following: Central Kansas Dream Center, Ellinwood Rotary, and the Great Bend Community Theater.
So, what did we learn in the past week? That the KC Chiefs' backups are better than the Green Bay Packers' backups. Unless those backups meet in the Super Bowl there are a lot of unanswered questions for the Chiefs. Defensive line is a problem. The ground game, without Jamaal Charles will be a problem. The passing game under Alex Smith and some new receivers is better.
The 120th anniversary of Hoisington's Labor Day Weekend offered all ages opportunities to compete in a number of different activities. From pageants to car shows, from 5K races to demolition derby driving, the fun lasted all weekend. Winners and runners up will share not only bragging rights, but lasting memories. Today, the Rich Fox Memorial Car Show results. Check back for more results in the days to come.