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Barton baseball into winner’s bracket final at Region VI

WICHITA - The post-season has not been kind to the Barton baseball team in recent years.But the 2018 Cougar baseball team is out to change that.So far, so good.Thanks to a pair of big late innings ...

May 12, 2018 | BY MIKE MARZOLF Special to the Tribune | Community College

Electric cars win state

Great Bend High School students pulled ahead of the competition and in the process captured two state titles last weekend. Members of the Vocational Technology Club raced their electric cars on May...

May 12, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Local News

Barton recognizes Student Ambassadors of the Year

Barton Community College has announced its 2017-18 Brant J. Ballhorst Student Ambassador of the Year awards. Named in memory of Brant J. Ballhorst, the award recognizes two outstanding Student Am...

May 12, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Local News

Disc golf, baseball tournaments on Rec agenda

The Great Bend Recreation Commission Board of Directors will hear information about the disc golf course and about KCAC and KSHSAA 2A-1A tournaments when it meets at 4 p.m. Monday, May 14, at the C...

May 12, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News

Barton Community College honors Outstanding Graduates at commencement

Carolina Temponi Goncalves of Brasilia, Brazil and Enrique Martinez Flores of San Salvador, El Salvador were named Barton Community College's 2018 Outstanding Graduates. Dean of Student Services An...

May 12, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Local News

Pickup and SUV collide on I-70

One person was injured Friday when a sport utility vehicle and a pickup collided in Ellis County, Kansas Highway Patrol reports.Harold A. Redford, 69, of Parsons, was exiting Interstate 70 at the U...

May 12, 2018 | Tribune Staff | On the Record

Barton Foundation honors Larry and Kathy Schugart

The Barton Community College Foundation honored Larry and Kathy Schugart with the 2018 Distinguished Service Award during Barton's 48th commencement Friday. The Distinguished Service Award was crea...

May 12, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Local News

Exceptional Barton faculty recognized

Five Barton instructors earned the Distinguished Instructor Award for the 2017-2018 school year for their efforts in the classroom. The winners are:Oleg Ravitskiy – Great Bend campus (Full-ti...

May 12, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Local News

Planting redbuds

It's a spring tradition: Members of the Great Bend Noon Lions Club spent Saturday morning planting redbud trees in the islands on Broadway Ave.Lions member Don Halbower said the club has been doing...

May 12, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Local News

Beauty and Beetle

An exhibit of larger-than-life sculptures of beetles made out of scrap metal and micro-photography of beetles on large prints opens Friday, May 18, at the Shafer Art Gallery on the Barton Community...

May 12, 2018 | By Micha Oelze Barton Community College | Local News

Barton Co. Academy graduation scheduled

The Barton County Academy's 2018 graduates will be recognized in a ceremony at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, at First Presbyterian Church, 24th and Washington, in Great Bend. A reception will follow th...

May 12, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News

Mother’s Day: The untold story

My personal guess would be "I love you, Mom, but..."I see you nodding in recognition. Moms give us life. They nurture us. They see us through times of injury and illness. They inspire us with a sli...

May 12, 2018 | Danny Tyree | Columnists

That time a hall of famer and his mom went fishing together

This is a story about my mother, Boston Red Sox Hall of Famer Ted Williams and a fishing trip they took together more than 60 years ago. My tale is also about a wonderful kindness Williams did for ...

May 12, 2018 | Joe Guzzardi | Columnists

Bestest mom

May 12, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Editorial Cartoons

Wheat plot tour

The 2018 wheat crop has had it challenges to say the least. Much of the planting was late because it was too wet to get into the fields last fall. Then, that was the last measurable moisture the cr...

May 12, 2018 | Alicia Boor | Agriculture

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