The American Legion Auxiliary will be out this Memorial weekend asking for donations to help with its Poppy Program. Members will be in front of Great Bend businesses with hand crafted poppies Friday evening and all day Saturday. They will also be out on Sunday if they still have some of the 3,000 poppies, said Marianne Krallman. She and Jeannie Munsch are cochairs of this year's Poppy Program.
Head coach contract renewals are on the agenda for the next Barton Community College Board of Trustees meeting. The board will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Seminar Room, F-30 of the Fine Arts Building. Renewal of managements staff contracts and administrative contracts is also on the agenda. The board will also vote on extending the contract of Barton President Dr. Carl Heilman by one year.
In order to function like a properly greased money machine, the GOP requires a chew toy. Something to snarl and wave and get a good growl on. Railing against easy-to-digest injustices is the perfect lubrication. Nuance - not their strong suit. This party calibrates with pitchforks and 55 gallon drums of oil.
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott opposes universal pre-K, arguing that we should not spend tax dollars on unproven education methods. But earlier this month in rolling out the third plank of his education platform, he proposed doing even worse-spending more money on something we know doesn't work: K12 Inc., the country's largest online education company. We hold schools, students, and soon teachers accountable. It's time to hold purveyors of failure accountable as well.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Alexei Ramirez homered and drove in four runs, Dayan Viciedo and Paul Konerko also went deep and the Chicago White Sox climbed out of a five-run hole before holding on for a wild 7-6 win over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night.
In the final results from NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Thunder on the Plains and S.R.C.A. Dragstrip, Kansas natives Steven Wilson of Emporia and JR Lobner of Gardner took home the wins in Super Street and Top Sportsman respectively.