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Baseball expert to speak in Great Bend, McCracken

McCRACKEN - Baseball historian Phil Dixon will speak at the McCracken Community Building at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 26. The public is invited to come for lunch at 1 p.m., followed by Dixon's program...

June 14, 2016 | Susan Thacker | Local News

Wheat harvest reaches area fields

Barton County farmers have been cutting wheat in some fields since Sunday. Elevators were open Tuesday evening, and harvest is expected to gain momentum Wednesday.This is day 6 of the Kansas Wheat ...

June 14, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Local News

FINISHING STRONG

The Fourth Annual Make a Movement was held Saturday at Great Bend's Brit Spaugh Park.There were 5K and 10K events in the morning as well as a bounce house for kids and food for everyone in the afte...

June 14, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Local News

Perez HR in 8th pushes KC past Indians

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Salvador Perez hit a two-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning, and the Kansas City Royals held on through a shaky ninth to beat the Cleveland Indians 3-2 on Tuesday ...

June 14, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports

Barton fends off dark web attacks

Barton Community College has faced its share of cyber-threats, including an attack last November that cost more than $30,000 to clean up, Dean of Information Services Charles Perkins said.More rece...

June 14, 2016 | Susan Thacker | Local News

Splash Pad goal reached, Ellinwood City Council considers next steps

Ellinwood's City Council met Tuesday night in anticipation of some good news from the Ellinwood Rotary Club. They weren't disappointed. Since the last council meeting when club member Rosie Joiner ...

June 14, 2016 | Veronica Coons | Local News

Barton: Check from county is late

Barton Community College's Dean of Administration Mark Dean said Tuesday that a tax payment of "a couple million" dollars from the Barton County Treasurer's Office is late."We were supposed to get ...

June 14, 2016 | Susan Thacker | Local News

Heat index to rise starting Wednesday

WICHITA -- The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will give way to dangerous heat index values for Wednesday afternoon. Stay hydrated and limit long exposure times in the sun.

June 14, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Local News

GBRC to host fun fishing day

Join staff from the Kansas Wildlife &and Parks office and learn the basics of fishing. Parents, grandparents or any other adults are welcome to enjoy fishing with a child and may just watch or fish...

June 14, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Local News

Edgar “Ed” Titsworth 1925 - 2015

Edgar "Ed" Titsworth, 89, died Dec. 22, 2015, at Great Bend Regional Hospital. Born Dec. 31, 1925, in Sayer, Okla., he was the son of William L. and Artie (Hilley) Titsworth. On Aug. 2, 1947, he ma...

June 14, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Obituaries

Great Bend High School Softball All-Conference Honors

Five Great Bend High School Softball team members were selected by the Western Athletic Conference coaches to be honored as members of the WAC All-Conference Softball Team. Those selected are: Hann...

June 14, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Prep Sports

Barton Softball’s Wood named third team NFCA All-American

Brittany Wood of the Barton Community College softball team was recently named to the third team of the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-American selections. Recognized among 48 Di...

June 14, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Community College

Trump Training Wheels

June 14, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Editorial Cartoons

Chiefs finish 2-3 in Oklahoma City tournament

Roger Ward is definitely testing his Great Bend Chiefs. The coach for the American Legion team has loaded up the schedule this season to give his talented team a test of their abilities.This past w...

June 14, 2016 | Mike Marzolf | Local Sports

You're Either With Trump, Or Against Him

So U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan thinks Donald Trump's comments about the Mexican heritage of a federal judge hearing a civil case against him are an example of "textbook racism," but he won't resci...

June 14, 2016 | John L. Micek | Columnists

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