Ten vehicles were involved in multiple crashes in western Barton County Monday afternoon due to low visibility from blowing dust shortly after 4 p.m. Barton County Sheriff Brian Bellendir said an additional four vehicles were in the ditch to avoid crashing.
Rachel Cruze, the daughter of financial guru Dave Ramsey, really wanted to go to Auburn University, which to outsiders wouldn't seem like much of a problem. Ramsey's financial success meant the family could pay for any college she wanted.
May 02, 2014|
Michael De Groote, Deseret News
The United States should be enjoying a major resurgence in home building and buying, which would boost the nation's sluggish economy. However, the nation's bankers believe new mortgage rules promulgated by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will be a damper on the housing market.
May 02, 2014|
A. Scott Anderson, Deseret News
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) support group will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 6, in the Thelma Harms Conference Room at the St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center, 3515 Broadway. This is a support group for persons with mental health problems and their families. The group is for education, advocacy and peer support. For more information call Tom Bauer, 620-639-1827.
High school students wanting to get a head start on their career this summer can take advantage of dozens of Barton Community College's career and technical online classes at little to no cost to them, except textbooks and program fees as applicable. The classes are available via BARTonline.org through Senate Bill 155. For more information on these opportunities and a course listing, visit highschool.bartonccc.edu and click on "Senate Bill #155."
It doesn't take a cape to be a hero. It doesn't take super powers, x-ray vision, or the ability to fly. It does take strength - strength to stand up for what you believe in and to defend what is right.
May 02, 2014|
Becky Rickman, FamilyShare
Residents of Russell and Ellsworth looking to further their educations during the summer months can do so via Barton Community College by attending an on-site enrollment from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 27 at Russell High School, 565 E. State St., Russell. Students can also enroll online at bartonccc.edu.
Great Bend Regional Hospital is developing a volunteer program to further enhance the focus on its patients. GBRH is seeking volunteers to help in various departments throughout the hospital. They will provide a variety of services that support the medical and non-medical needs of the patients and their families.
Maribeth Shafer from the Central Kansas Library System in Great Bend was selected to attend the prestigious Mountain Plains Library Association's Leadership Institute. The week-long Institute was held at Estes Park, Colo., in April and Shafer was one of 30 participants selected to participate.
In legislation recently passed by the state Legislature, "bona fide" employer-membership associations as of July 1 may choose to offer a new, partially self-funded health plan previously restricted in Kansas.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Mark Buehrle pitched into the seventh inning, Juan Francisco and Colby Rasmus each went deep and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Kansas City Royals 7-3 Thursday night to avoid a series sweep.