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Barton seen as 'military friendly' school

Barton Community College has been designated a 2016 military friendly school by Victory Media, a "veteran-owned small business that connects classrooms to careers for the nation's next generation of professionals," according to a news release from the organization.

November 06, 2015 | | Education

OTR for November 6, 2015

Great Bend Fire/EMS

November 06, 2015 | | On the Record

EHS Students travel Over The Rainbow for fall show

The Ellinwood High School Vocal Music Department will present "The Wizard of Oz" for their annual fall musical. The production is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 13 and Saturday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the EHS Auditorium.

November 06, 2015 | Special to the Tribune | Education

Veterans Service Representative visit

A Veterans Service Representative from the Kansas Commission on Veterans' Affairs will be at the Great Bend Kansas Works Center at 1025 Main Street from 9:30 a.m. -2 p.m. on Thursday to assist veterans and their families in applying for VA benefits. Vietnam veterans are encouraged to inquire and see if their health condition is linked to agent orange. The Kansas Commission on Veterans' Affairs is a state agency that provides free assistance to veterans and their families with veterans' benefits. Call 785-625-8532 for more information.

November 06, 2015 | | Local News

Who Knew?

Who knew this Great Bend Black Panther football team would go 7-2? Who knew they would defeat both Salina schools for the first time in 25 years? Who knew that they would make it to the playoffs for the first time in five years? Who knew they would win a District championship and get to host a home playoff game? The betting odds on all of this, in August, would have been astronomical but, here we are!

November 06, 2015 | | Sports

Fantasy, frenzy, memory and joy come out to play in Hays Symphony’s 2nd concert

After a highly successful first concert, the Hays Symphony Orchestra will perform its second concert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday in the Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center on the Fort Hays State University campus.

November 06, 2015 | | Entertainment

Grassroots Art Center exhibit

The Grassroots Arts Center at Lucas is now exhibiting the sculptures of William "Pat" Wigley, who creates unique figures from silver plated flatware utensils, and trees made of high voltage power cable wire. A reception for the artist will be held from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Nov. 14, at the Grassroots Arts Center. The public is invited and the exhibit will be on display until March, 2016. Admission is free.

November 06, 2015 | | Entertainment

The Royals Parade: A report from the front lines

The Royals had their victory parade on Tuesday. If you know nothing about this event, you: A. never found the most obscure cable channel ever created, Fox Sports 1; B. traded your AM radio for a weather radio, which is amazing at warning about hurricanes and tornadoes but nothing else; or C. you just returned from a trip to the International Space Station and have some catching up to do.

November 06, 2015 | Matt Keenan | Columnists

Click to ‘Like’ Ben Carson

Facebook is a little bit like "Lord of the Flies," without the exotic island locale. It's a place where people can gang up on you in a virtual lynch mob if you stray from the communal orthodoxy, and they use the "like" button as rope. You have two choices: be shamed into submission or slink away on a life raft.

November 06, 2015 | Christine Flowers | Columnists

Friendly wager

November 06, 2015 | | Editorial Cartoons

Pawnee Heights Dinner Theater

The Pawnee Heights Players will present their annual Dinner Theater on Nov. 14. Dinner starts at 6 p.m. with the play Dead Men Don't Need Dress Rehearsals starting at 7 p.m.

November 06, 2015 | | Entertainment

No. 2 Baylor holds off K-State, stays perfect

MANHATTAN (AP) - Jarrett Stidham threw for 419 yards and three scores in his first start, Corey Coleman caught a pair of touchdown passes and No. 2 Baylor held on for a 31-24 victory over pesky Kansas State on Thursday night to keep its College Football Playoff hopes alive.

November 05, 2015 | | AP Sports

Viola Ruth Daubert 1921-2015

Viola Ruth Daubert, 94, died Nov. 5, 2015 at Locust Grove Village in La Crosse. She was born June 25, 1921 at the farm home southeast of Bazine, the daughter of Jacob and Eva (Brunz) Bruntz.

November 05, 2015 | | Obituaries

Rice County Coalition for Children and Families meeting change

The Rice County Coalition for Children and Families will meet next week on Wednesday, Nov. 11, at First Christian Church in Lyons instead of the Health Department due to Veterans Day. New officers will be nominated, and discussions will include a K-SPF grant update, community garden update and the Kids Count Data release. There will be networking from 11:30 a.m. until noon, and the meeting will be from noon to 1 p.m.

November 05, 2015 | | Local News

OTR for November 5, 2015

Great Bend Fire/EMS

November 05, 2015 | | On the Record

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2B Organized announces new franchise in Great Bend

2B Organized, a professional organizing firm, announced the launch of a new franchise to serve Great Bend and surrounding areas. Services include residential and commercial ...

November 25, 2015 | | Business

Talk Is Cheap, Foul Language Is Worthless

You don't need to be a genius to recognize that John Oliver is doing some remarkably effective journalism on his weekly HBO series, laced ...

November 25, 2015 | Peter Funt | Columnists

Time For Obama to Back Ted Cruz?

In her memoir published this summer, Claire McCaskill recounts how she confounded political observers who assumed she would lose reelection to the U.S. Senate ...

November 25, 2015 | Karl Frisch | Columnists

Syrian Refugees

November 25, 2015 | | Editorial Cartoons

Annual Turkey Awards

It's time, once again, for our Annual Turkey Awards. That time of year when we recognize the biggest "Turkeys" from the world of sports ...

November 25, 2015 | | Local Sports

Grant benefits local swim team

Earlier this year the Golden Belt Community Foundation established the Barton County Pool Grant and Endowment Funds (Funds) as a way to provide long-term support ...

November 25, 2015 | | Local Sports

Galindo joins Plains State Bank

Plains State Bank announces the hiring of Cory Galindo at their Great Bend Loan Production Office located at 2700 10th Street in Great Bend. Cory ...

November 25, 2015 | | Business

Nex-Tech announces new location in Great Bend

Nex-Tech relocated its store location to 3700 10th Street in Great Bend on Nov. 1. Nex-Tech customers will enjoy easier access in and out of ...

November 25, 2015 | | Business

Trustees look at campus security

Dear Editor,

November 25, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

Tiger fans make plans for bowl game

It's been a long time since the Fort Hays State University football team has qualified for the post-season, and fans are making plans to ...

November 25, 2015 | | Local Sports

​Cookie Contest promises sweet fun to Saturday shoppers

Great Bend shoppers have the opportunity to participate in a fun event this Saturday as they visit local retail stores and support Small Business Saturday ...

November 24, 2015 | | Local News

Prairie Ink accepting submissions

Editors Jamie Oss and Teresa Johnson of Barton Community College's annual literary publication, Prairie Ink, are accepting entries for its seventh edition.

November 24, 2015 | | Local News

Galindo joins Plains State Bank

Plains State Bank announced the hiring of Cory Galindo at its Great Bend Loan Production Office located at 2700 10th St.

November 24, 2015 | | Business

St. Rose Health Center volunteers host Jewelry Fair

Anyone who is on the search for stocking stuffers and other gifts may want to take advantage of the upcoming B&N Jewelry Fair. St ...

November 24, 2015 | | Business

Mutual aid dispatched to river fire on Monday

Great Bend Fire Department dispatched units to the west of Radium Road in the area of the Arkansas River (SW 60 Ave. and West Barton ...

November 24, 2015 | | Local News

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