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Christmas Past

"I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year." - Charles Dickens

December 09, 2010 | Susan Thacker | News


Students will present ‘Portraits of Love’ at Adventist School

The students of the Great Bend Seventh-day Adventist Elementary School will present "Portraits of Love" at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Great Bend Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1 mile west of 10th and Patton Road. This play will provide various ways that show Jesus's love.

December 09, 2010 | Susan Thacker | Religion


CAMEL LOT

Things can get mixed up in dreamland, and that's how a modern auto sales lot turns up in Bethlehem - and travels more than 2,000 years back in time - for Holy Family School's annual Christmas musical, "Camel Lot."

December 08, 2010 | Susan Thacker | News


BCC considers early-childhood ed certificate option

Barton Community College may have the answer to a federal mandate requiring Head Start employees to be better educated, said Cheryl Couch, coordinator of the college's Early Childhood Education program. Her department has spent the past year developing two certificate programs for child-care workers.

December 07, 2010 | Susan Thacker | News


Barton County Progressives hold first meeting

The elections of 2010 are history, but on Tuesday a new group, Barton County Progressives, held its first meeting.

December 07, 2010 | Susan Thacker | News


SANTA'S WORKSHOP

Just because Santa drops in from the North Pole doesn't mean it has to be freezing in Great Bend. Unlike recent years, this year's Santa's Workshop wasn't hampered by snow or ice. So, while it was a chilly 32 degrees outside, throngs of children, parents and volunteers made their way to the Municipal Auditorium Monday night to frolic with elves.

December 06, 2010 | Susan Thacker | News


BCC tuition, fees may increase in 2011

The trustees at Barton Community College are looking at raising the rates for tuition, fees or both for the fall 2011 semester, but one scenario also has local students getting a price break.

December 04, 2010 | Susan Thacker | News


BCAC to hold drawing for Chet Cale carving

 

December 04, 2010 | Susan Thacker | Local News


Santa's Workshop is Monday

For shoppers there was Black Friday - a crush of humanity in the holiday spirit. For elves at the North Pole, the biggest activity leading to Christmas takes place the first Monday in December, when hundreds of kids meet at the Great Bend Auditorium for Santa's Workshop.

December 02, 2010 | Susan Thacker | News


BCC's Camp Aldrich still a 'hidden gem'

An Ellinwood man who attended Thursday's study session of the Barton Community College Board of Trustees had questions after listening to discussion on the college's Camp Aldrich facility near Cheyenne Bottoms.

December 02, 2010 | Susan Thacker | News


Zoo news: Brit Spaugh Zoo is on the move

The biggest news this week at Great Bend's Brit Spaugh Zoo was the arrival of a new animal on Wednesday. (See story on page 1.) Seems like the zoo is always adding new animals, especially if one counts the hundreds of migrating birds that visit every December.

December 01, 2010 | Susan Thacker | Local News


Binturong arrives at Brit Spaugh Zoo

What has the head of a cat, the body of a bear - and smells like freshly popped popcorn?

December 01, 2010 | Susan Thacker | News


Mystery couple gives ride to boy

Police were asked to conduct extra patrols near one Great Bend school after two strangers in a car gave a boy a ride home Tuesday afternoon.

December 01, 2010 | Susan Thacker | News


Woman injured in van-deer collision

A Pawnee Rock woman was injured Sunday after the van she was a passenger in struck a deer in Barton County.

November 29, 2010 | Susan Thacker | Local News


Stitches required after brawl

A woman received 40 stitches to her face Sunday after being cut in a fight, officials report. Great Bend Police were dispatched to investigate the alleged aggravated battery at 2:28 a.m. Sunday.

November 29, 2010 | Susan Thacker | News


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Articles By Author - Susan Thacker


Meeting agendas, lifting of burn ban

Faculty contract renewals

April 23, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Local News


Barton hosts Hispanic Culture workshop

Dancing, artwork and soccer were all part of the experience more than 200 students from Kansas high schools shared Monday at Barton Community College's ...

April 23, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Local News


Deer crashes into van in Stafford County

A deer collided with a van carrying six people from Kingman at 5:40 p.m. Sunday in Stafford County.

April 23, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Local News


On the Record for April 20-22, 2018

Great Bend Fire/EMS

April 23, 2018 | Susan Thacker | On the Record


Zoo prepares for Plastic Free July

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April 22, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Local News


Grizzly Bear exhibit expands in 2018

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April 22, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Local News


Zoo evolution

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April 22, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Local News


Schools adopt technology literacy standards

Basic education in the 21st Century goes far beyond the ABC's. At the April school board meeting, Great Bend USD 428 technology coaches presented ...

April 21, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Local News


New Circles group forming

A new Circles of Central Kansas group is forming and those who missed the April 19 orientation will have another chance to attend on Thursday ...

April 20, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Local News


Argonne Forest re-dedication set

The Great Bend Tree Board will celebrate National Arbor Day and the 100th anniversary of the World War I Argonne Forest Battle in France with ...

April 20, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Local News


JobFest connects workers, companies

The 11th-annual Central Kansas JobFest brought a crowd to the Great Bend Events Center on Thursday, as businesses announced job openings and prospective employees gathered ...

April 19, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Local News


City term limits

The debate over whether or not to have term limits for Great Bend City Council members and the mayor has come up twice at recent ...

April 19, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Viewpoint


Dear Dairy: Mobile dairy visits Eisenhower School

To teach children how cows' milk is collected, Callie Toews brought a dairy to Eisenhower Elementary School on Friday.

April 13, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Local News


'The Foreigner' returns

The title character of "The Foreigner" doesn't want to talk to anyone during his unwilling stay at a fishing lodge in Georgia. So he ...

April 13, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Local News


School funding

If public schools across the nation were given report cards, they might come from the Education Week Research Center. Ed Week's Quality Counts 2018 ...

April 12, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Viewpoint


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