The Kansas Governor's Council on Fitness recently appointed Diann Henderson, Janel Rose and Megan Hammeke as Physical Activity Champions for Barton County. Physical Activity Champions across the state are advocating for local residents to be more active and are promoting physical activity and its benefits to individuals, community groups, businesses, schools and churches in their communities.
Barton Community College will present a student recital of instrumental and vocal performances at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 in the Dorothy Moses Morrison Chapel, located in the Fine Arts Building, F-157.
Amnesty Day is this year's Halloween treat at the Great Bend Public Library. The library will waive the fines for overdue books and other items returned on Oct. 31, according to Jennifer King, marketing director and Young Adult librarian. No questions asked.