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Stuff the Bus

Donita Wolf from Golden Belt Home Health & Hospice takes another shopping cart of donated items to a waiting bus, Wednesday afternoon in front of the Walmart Supercenter. GBHH&H is one of 19 United...

August 19, 2015 | Susan Thacker | Local News

BCC Theater: All the drama stays on stage

Barton Community College Theater Director Erin Renard welcomed students to campus Wednesday with an open house in the renovated Fine Arts Auditorium.The department offers eight different courses an...

August 19, 2015 | Susan Thacker | Local News

Hoisington Labor Day celebration starts with Kick-off, BBQ and more

Hoisington's Labor Day Weekend will starts with the Chamber Ambassador's Community BBQ and 5th Quarter Beer Garden at the corner of 7th and Main on Friday, Sept. 4. Sponsored by Country Place Seni...

August 19, 2015 | | Local News

Solida to be charged in Barton County

The Oklahoma man involved in a four-hour standoff with authorities last Friday with his children in the car will face two counts of aggravated child endangerment in Barton County, Barton County At...

August 19, 2015 | Dale Hogg | Local News

Forgetting isn’t an option

Monday, Barton County Health Department Director Shelly Schneider reported the turnout at the immunization carnival held earlier this month wasn't as great as they'd hoped it would be. That's too ...

August 19, 2015 | Veronica Coons | Viewpoint

Out of the Morgue

Each week we'll take a step back into the history of Great Bend through the eyes of reporters past. We'll reacquaint you with what went into creating the Great Bend of today, and do our best to upd...

August 19, 2015 | Veronica Coons | Local News

At the Mike

Life in community college athletics is typically rebuilding nearly every year. Every so often a team will have more than half the players coming back and when they do they usually look for a banner...

August 19, 2015 | MIKE MARZOLF, Special to the Tribune | Community College

Barton volleyball tabbed 7th in Jayhawk West race

Most polls in the Jayhawk Conference reflect the previous season. The recently released volleyball poll is no different for the Barton Community College team and the rest of the Jayhawk West.The Co...

August 19, 2015 | MIKE MARZOLF, Special to the Tribune | Community College

Barton men look to challenge for Jayhawk soccer title – again

The reputation is solid. The Barton Community College men's soccer team is good year after year.That is pretty much the premise for the Cougars prediction to finish second in the Jayhawk Conference...

August 19, 2015 | MIKE MARZOLF, Special to the Tribune | Community College

How technology and social media have shifted from worrying teen habit to part of growing up

When Penn State professor Benjamin Hickerson wants to touch base with one of his far-away friends, he doesn’t turn to Facebook, email, videochatting or even text messaging.Instead, Hickerson picks ...

August 19, 2015 | Chandra Johnson Deseret News | Trending Topics

OTR for Aug. 19, 2015

Barton County SheriffA gun was stolen from a building at 571 NW 60 Ave. some time in the last three weeks, it was reported Tuesday.A hay bale was on fire at 7:19 p.m. in the 2000 block of Frey St.,...

August 19, 2015 | | On the Record

Breakfast: to skip or not to skip

To eat or not to eat. That is the question we've heard for years. We’ve been told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but has that advice lost its sizzle?Some studies say skipping...

August 19, 2015 | Jenniffer Michaelson News Division | Trending Topics

Want real adventure and true excitement? Get married!

One of he most frequent reasons we hear from the Millennial generation for wanting to avoid marriage or at least delay it for a long time is that they still want excitement, independence, freedom a...

August 19, 2015 | Linda and Richard Eyre FamilyShare | Trending Topics

Carly Fiorina wants parents to decide on vaccinations — and schools to decide on unvaccinated kids

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina may be taking a harder pro-vaccination line than other GOP candidates.“When you have highly communicable diseases where you have a vaccine that’s pro...

August 19, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

Why some people stay with their partners even after abuse

Celebrity news went into a frenzy on Monday when reports surfaced that hip-hop stars and former celebrity couple Rihanna and Chris Brown are thinking about getting back together.The celebs, who bro...

August 19, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Trending Topics

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