Barton Community College will host a blood drive from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28 in the Kirkman Practice Gym. Donors will receive a $10 e-gift card to the merchant of their choice.
The drought monitor report as of Tuesday, October 4, indicates almost all of our area still in extreme drought. Exceptional drought is enveloping most of Southeast Kansas and moving into South Central Kansas along with a good portion of Southwest and moving in Northwest Kansas.
Barton Community College will help area high school seniors plan for their futures at Senior Day, starting at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 16, with a sign-up deadline of Nov. 1.
Students travel from all over the world to attend Barton Community College. On Tuesday, sixth graders from St. Joseph Catholic School in Ellinwood were able to talk with them about their journey to the United States and learn about a variety of cultures when they visited an English as a Second Language (ESOL) class last Tuesday on the Barton campus.
Cinnamon rolls, cider, chili, wine, beer and multiple giveaways will be available at the family-friendly “After Hours” event from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 20 at Camp Aldrich, hosted by Barton Community College in conjunction with the Great Bend Chamber of Commerce.
Barton Community College will celebrate the completion of the carpentry, plumbing and welding shop in conjunction with the Great Bend Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9 a.m. Oct. 13 in rooms T713-174.
Barton Community College recognized employees for years of service at an all-campus forum earlier this semester.
The drought monitor report as of Tuesday, September 27, indicates a bit of stability in our area for severe and extreme drought although extreme drought has pretty much enveloped most of Barton County while things eased a tad to severe where more rain was received so not great conditions for planting wheat is an understatement.
The drought monitor report as of Tuesday, September 20, indicates an ever-increasing expansion of extreme over most of Barton County. Currently the outlook is past grim for fall wheat planting in much of the state and the recent rains helped a little but most areas don’t have any subsoil moisture.
A wide range of local artists’ work will be on display at the Shafer Gallery as part of the Barton County Arts Council Friends and Acquaintances exhibit Sept. 30 through Nov. 3.