HOISINGTON - United Ag Services Hoisington Co-Op will be undergoing a major upgrade this fall as soon as the fall harvest of milo, soybeans and corn is complete. The estimated cost is $1 million dollars.
September 28, 2013|
|Barton Co. News
DEERFIELD, Mo. - Neva Bunn-Hite, age 92, resident of rural Deerfield, Mo., died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at her home. She was born Feb. 22, 1921 in Montevalleo, Mo. She graduated from Nevada High School in 1939 and attended Fort Scott Junior College until 1940. At the age of 19, she began teaching at Moore School in Moundville School District in a one room school with 29 students. She also taught at Hackberry School for three years. She graduated with an AE in Education from Southwest Baptist College in Bolivar. She married John Julius Bunn in 1944. She returned to college ...
October marks National Domestic Violence Prevention Month. The Family Crisis Center in Great Bend is planning an event for Oct. 7 and want to paint the town purple to raise awareness of this life- and family-shattering problem that often exists in the shadows.
Alzheimer's disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States. To battle this memory-robbing disease, the Alzheimer's Association holds walks across the nation to raise awareness and funds.
Brit Spaugh Zoo will introduce its newest animals, including two baby chinchillas, during the Great Bend Zoological Society's annual meeting, set for 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, at the Zoo & Raptor Center, 2123 Main. There will also be refreshments and about 20 door prizes to give away – and you don't have to be a member to attend, said Joe Cannon, president of the Zoo Society.
Julie Bugner Smith, United Way of Central Kansas, director, gave presentations to the fifth grade classes at the Fort Larned USD 495 middle school and asked students to compose a poster depicting the United Way and the 21 agencies they serve, and how they make a difference in the community. A committee chose several poster winners from each school. The poster winners presented their work to volunteers and companies that are involved and are continued supporters of the United Way of Central Kansas. Pictured are poster winner Chris Hutchins with Thomas Kinlen, Larned State Hospital superintendent; poster winner Ben Kelty ...