The drought monitor report as of Tuesday, January 10 no change as we are still in the grips of extreme drought. Again, there is little hope for any change in conditions in the short or even long term.
The Shafer Art Gallery will unveil its next exhibit “Figure/Ground” by Kevin Kelly with a reception at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 20 in the Gallery, which will feature a short artist talk, comments by the director and light refreshments. The exhibit runs through Feb. 25 and admission is free.
Barton Community College dropped off a donation of food at the Community Food Bank of Barton County Friday. The items were collected by the Barton Library from faculty, staff and students at Barton at the end of the fall semester.
The Barton Community College Library will team up with the English department and Barton’s literary annual “Prairie Ink” staff to host a “Getting Started Writer’s Workshop” from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Jan. 26 in the Cavanaugh Ballroom, in the Barton Library.
Barton Community College will be closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 16. Barton's Center for Adult Education and the Shafer Art Gallery also will be closed. Offices will reopen and classes will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 17.
New business owners or those wanting to start a business can learn about key components of running a business from area experts on a variety of topics at Barton’s “On Your Mark, Get Set, Grow Your Business” seminar from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Thursday evenings from Feb. 9 to March 30 at the Front Door Community Center.
The drought monitor report as of Tuesday, January 3 no change as we are still in extreme drought. There is little hope for any change in conditions in the short or even long term.
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly announced Dec. 6 she had appointed Volunteers in Action of Central Kansas Director Linn Hogg as a Kansas Volunteer Commission commissioner with a term expiring March 25, 2026.
Scale Technician classes will join the lineup at the Barton Community College Grandview Plaza campus starting Jan. 23.
The Barton Community College Theatre Department will hold auditions for its spring production of the sci-fi classic “R.U.R. Rossum’s Universal Robots,” by Karel Čapek Jan. 11 and 12 from 5-7 p.m. in the Fine Arts Auditorium. All roles and technical positions will be cast.