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~ SUN CITY BANK ~
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~ SUN CITY BANK ~
~ SUN CITY BANK ~

Sun City Bank...
In a township of same name, located in the northwestern part of Barbour county Ks, 24 miles northwest of Medicine Lodge, where Turkey Creek, the most picturesque stream in Kansas, joins the Medicine River. It is not so many years ago Sun City had a lively business center of several hundred inhabitants, with hotels, stores, saloons and all the et ceteras that go to make up a typical western border town, now has a population of less than a hundred people. I have no history of this old bank building. It has stood empty for many years. My last visit to this tiny town, I discovered that someone is taking delight in restoring this piece of history. It is always good to see when old buildings such as this are being brought back to life. Whatever that life turns out to be, at least someone is taking the time and making the effort to hang on to history and not allow it to crumble along with the stories that go along with it.

HAVE A TERRIFIC EVENING!!
© Jeana Clark

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Dr Silly
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    Wonderful shot of this old bank. :O)

4/26/2011 5:34:19 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Wonderful find with super lighting and details, Blondie! :-) k

4/26/2011 6:08:22 PM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Very neat old bank - and I'm also glad someone's taking care of it!

4/27/2011 5:35:58 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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Beautiful, Jeana, and a great back story too!

4/27/2011 5:56:53 AM

 
Jack Ryan
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An excellent image of this beautiful, old building. Wonderful clarity and color...interesting info as well. Excellent work.

4/27/2011 6:35:17 AM

 
Susan Weisensel
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I just love old brick building on corners, and that the it has BANK on it along with the established date. So glad someone is restoring it. Wonderful capture Farm Girl.

4/30/2011 2:37:35 PM

 
Ron McEwan
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Congratulations Jeana on getting finalist

5/18/2011 4:01:29 PM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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Hey, HUGE congrats, BDB!

5/18/2011 4:12:42 PM

 
Amy M. Wilson
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Congratulations on your outstanding Finalist, Jeana!!

5/18/2011 4:19:49 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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Big congratulations on your finalist :)

5/18/2011 4:19:58 PM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Huge congrats and very best luck on your fantastic finalists, Jeana!!

5/18/2011 5:20:54 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Wonderful rich color and incredible detail, Jeana. Congratulations on the finalist and good luck in the next round.

5/18/2011 6:11:42 PM

 
Val Feldman
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Huge congratulations on this wonderful Finalist, Jeana and all the best in the upcoming round!

5/18/2011 7:02:47 PM

 
Michael Frazier
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Congrats on a great finalist Jeana.

5/18/2011 7:15:15 PM

 
Mary Timman
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Congratulations Jeana!

5/18/2011 7:54:49 PM

 
Denny E. Barnes
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Big Congratulations again, Jeana on your excellent and well deserved finalist!!

5/18/2011 8:14:17 PM

 
Thomas E. Hinds
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Beautiful old building, Jeana, so well presented! A well deserved Finalist! I agree with you, it is always nice to see when these old buildings are restored. Too many are left to crumble.

5/18/2011 9:00:33 PM

 
Susan Weisensel
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Hey Farm Girl, Congratulations on your outstanding finalist, good luck to you girl.

5/18/2011 11:05:46 PM

 
Gina Cormier
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WTG! Fantastic image! congrats

5/19/2011 6:15:07 AM

 
Tarun Bose
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Congrats Jeana, for your excellent finalist.

5/19/2011 7:29:37 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Way to go Jeana!!

Big congratulations on your wonderful finalist!!

jo ann c.

5/19/2011 8:47:48 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Congratulations again on another wonderful finalist, Jeana

5/19/2011 8:54:32 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Jeana.

5/19/2011 12:48:38 PM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Congratulations on your finalist, Jeana.

5/19/2011 1:01:00 PM

 
Terry Cervi
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Congrats on this excellent finalist, Jeana!

5/19/2011 4:20:36 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Congratulations on this well-deserved finalist, Jeana! WTG, indeed!

5/19/2011 5:55:21 PM

 
Kathy Wesserling
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Kansas played such an important role in our history. Through your pictures, you illuminate your State's past and present for me. This is another wonderful example.

5/19/2011 6:59:21 PM

 
Debra R. Harder
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This is FANTASTIC, Jeana!! Huge congratulations on your EXCELLENT finalist. Always appreciate the info you provide too. Deb

5/19/2011 7:15:33 PM

 
MELODIE C. ROBERTS
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I love this
BUT

I'm betting on King

LMAO

Congrats again ~DH~!!!!!!

5/20/2011 4:50:13 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on a terrific finalist, Jeana. Love it.

5/20/2011 6:32:39 AM

 
Danny B. Head
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Beautiful!!!! Love the effects!! Congrats!

5/20/2011 6:45:35 AM

 
Lydia Williams
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Great shot, Jeana...love it...congratulations!

5/20/2011 8:26:26 AM

 
Ken Smith
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Love those rich colours, Jeana. Congrats to you!!

5/22/2011 1:56:58 PM

 
Merna L. Nobile
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It is with great pleasure that I offer my congratulations on your award for the month of April. Merna

5/22/2011 2:12:20 PM

 
Aimee S. McMaster
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...big congratualtions on your wonderful finalist J!

5/23/2011 8:38:21 AM

 
Linda Blair
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What a great finalist....congratulations!!!

5/23/2011 9:43:55 AM

 
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