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Competition dance members ‘Euphoric’ about Bravo

After months of practice and improving technique, dance competition season has arrived. Members of Euphoria Dance Center's competition team attended Bravo Regional Dance Competition at Maize High ...

March 17, 2015 | Veronica Coons | News

Scenic overlook project advances

The Kansas Department of Transportation informed Barton County Engineer Clark Rusco that the bid letting for the Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area scenic overlook tower will be in August.The tower and...

March 17, 2015 | Dale Hogg | News

POLICE RAID TWO HOMES

Two drug raids at two locations Monday resulted in four arrests on methamphetamine-related charges, the Great Bend Police Department announced Tuesday morning.Taken into custody at 1615 Morton were...

March 17, 2015 | Dale Hogg | News

Fire departments restricting some outdoor burning

With the warm, dry weather the region has experienced over the past few days, area fire departments are already experiencing an increase in grass burning incidents – some of which have thre...

March 17, 2015 | Dale Hogg | News

Barton County, central Kansas under red flag warning

WICHITA - A red flag warning for Barton County and Central Kansas has been issued for extreme grassland fire danger until. 7 p.m. Tuesday by the National Weather Service in Wichita.A red flag warni...

March 17, 2015 | Jim Misunas | Local News

Great American Meatout

Dear Editor, After a month of persistent and crippling snowstorms, I do look forward to spring weather, green grass, and flowers in bloom.The advent of spring is also a great opportunity to turn ov...

March 17, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

Should Nonprofits Be Taxed?

Nationwide, people involved with museums, archives, nature preserves, homeless shelters, battered women shelters and similar endeavors are nervous.Currently, all states exempt nonprofit organizatio...

March 17, 2015 | Danny Tyree | Columnists

Children read mean tweets to show the damaging effects of cyberbullying

Hear the phrase “read mean tweets” and you probably think of Jimmy Kimmel, whose late-night talk show has popularized the reading of mean social media comments.Just last week, President Barack Obam...

March 17, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Trending Topics

Clinton Campaign Springs a Leak

Hillary Clinton's cruise-control candidacy is beginning to leak oil - and that's without any meaningful challengers among Democrats, let alone a formal Republican nominee to worry about. This is un...

March 17, 2015 | Peter Funt | Columnists

Poison Pen Letter

March 17, 2015 | | Editorial Cartoons

Barton softball drops first twinbill of season

The last out of an inning is often times the toughest out. The Barton Community College softball team experienced that Saturday in a doubleheader loss to Dodge City.Dodge City scored six times with...

March 17, 2015 | | Community College

TRIPLE THREAT

MANHATTAN – The championship matchup between defending Class 2A state champion St. John High School and arch-rival Central Plains was an old-fashioned street battle – brother-against-br...

March 17, 2015 | Jim Misunas | Prep Sports

St. Patrick's Day revelries inspire safe driving campaigns

St. Patrick's Day is associated with many activities in the American imagination: Pinching people who don't wear green, dying the Chicago River and drinking to excess, to name a few.The holiday's l...

March 17, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Trending Topics

Fast food restaurants drop soda pop from kids' meals

What's a kid got to do to get a Coke in this town? Well, avoid fast-food restaurants, for starters.On the heels of a similar move from Wendy's, Burger King has stopped listing soda as a drink optio...

March 17, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Trending Topics

City to fill public lands director post

Great Bend Mayor Mike Allison Monday night named a selection committee for the long-vacant position of director of public lands. The committee will interview applicants for the job and make a recom...

March 16, 2015 | Dale Hogg | News

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