API Annual Scholarship night will be held on May 25, at The Club at Stoneridge in Great Bend. Social hour will begin at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be Ed Cross, President of KIOGA. Tickets are $15 and are available at the door. Proceeds from this dinner, other event ticket sales, the API golf tournament in September as well as any donations, are utilized by the chapter for the continuation of the API Scholarship. API will present four scholarships this year to area high school graduates selected by our Scholarship ...
ALBERT - James J. "Jim" Rossman, 87, longtime Albert, Kansas resident, passed away on Thursday evening, May 5, 2016 at Great Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center in Great Bend. Jim was born on August 29, 1928 at Scipio to John and Agnes (Wolken) Rossman. Jim came to McCracken, Kansas to work on a farm, where he met his future wife, Betty.
Wrapping up Saturday, the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference held its state baseball and softball tournament at the Great Bend Sports Complex. Athletes from across the state, as well as fans, and local spectators visited the complex, and local residents had the chance to experience outstanding college sports.
The Barton Community College Board of Trustees will review contracts for administrators, management staff and head coaches during the monthly board study session, set for 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, in room F-30, on the lower level of the Fine Arts Building. The only open positions at this time are the head coach for women's basketball and the executive director of Institutional Advancement.
What a difference a week can make. Last Friday, Great Bend was inches deep in rain from an all day shower. This week, its sunny skies and perfect weather for planting a tree. That's exactly what Lincoln fifth-grader Natalie Williams did after school, with a little help from her friends on the Great Bend Tree Board, Vickie Berryman and Lisa Whipple.
Bernie Lucille Linenberger, 90, died May 6, 2016, at Great Bend Health and Rehabilitation. Born June 19, 1925, in Olmitz, she was the daughter of Erwin and Mary (Schugart) Schneider. On May 12, 1948, she married Paul Joseph Linenberger in Olmitz. He died on may 21, 2013. A Great Bend resident since 1943, coming from Olmitz, she was a registered nurse, working in OB at St. Rose Hospital and later at Central Kansas Medical Center. She then worked for Dr. Anol W. Beahm.