SALINA - Brooks Nichols delivered the game-winning single to spark the Great Bend Braves past the Salina Hawks 9-8 in the Class A Zone baseball tournament. Great Bend plays McPherson in Tuesday's winner's bracket final. Great Bend is the site of the Class A State Tournament starting July 20 at the Great Bend Sports Complex.
The City of Great Bend will host a retirement reception for outgoing Public Works Director Don Craig from 2-4 p.m. Friday at the Front Door, 1615 10th St. in Great Bend. The public is invited to this come-and-go event.
LARNED - When Jim Johnson talked with the Larned City Council recently about the city's recycling service, he reported that more businesses had become involved and that 37,000 pounds of materials were collected during the first month of operation.
July 11, 2016|
Special to the Tribune
|Pawnee Co. News
HOISINGTON - Beatrice Marie "Bea" Schneweis, 84, died July 10, 2016, at Clara Barton Hospital in Hoisington. Born arch 13, 1932, in Olmitz, she was the daughter of Arthur F. and Mary (Busch) Maneth. On May 28, 1952, she married Leo Emil Schneweis in Olmitz. He died on March 28, 2006. A lifetime Barton County resident, living in Hoisington since 1952, she was employed at Homestead Villa in Hoisington as an aide and housekeeper for over 20 years.
Glennis Arlene Doll, 99, died July 10, 2016, at Woodhaven Care Center in Ellinwood. Born Dec. 28, 1916, in Whiteside County, Ill. she was the daughter of Fred and Johanna (Onchen) Beuttel. On Dec. 28, 1935, she married Glen Hartshorn. He died on June 7, 1936. She then married Marvin Doll on Dec. 29, 1945, in Great Bend. He died on July 8, 1981. A Great Bend resident for more than 70 years, she was a cosmetologist.
Dane Patrick Schartz, 30, Great Bend, died July 10, 2016, after a valiant nearly four-year battle against colon cancer. He was born June 11, 1986, the son of Shannon and Jennifer (Potter) Schartz in Great Bend. He was a 2005 graduate of Great Bend High School.
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Sunflower Bank. 3600 10th Street, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Host will be Marty Steinert with greeters Sarah Adams and Barry Bowers. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.
Now that the presumptive nominees are set, the presidential campaign has officially entered its "begging for money like we're raising bail for our little sister who's being held in a Turkish prison" stage. And a pre-convention lull has descended upon the proceedings like a moist blanket of sulk. Not to be confused with the post-convention lull, which will be similar but ratcheted up by a desperation factor of four.