Great Bend Fire/EMS Firefighters made two ambulance runs Friday, four Saturday and four Sunday. At 3:09 p.m. Sunday they responded to smoke in a house at 1301 K-96. They arrived to find light smoke that started with the dryer and set off the smoke detectors. The occupants exited the building and called 911. Chief Mike Napolitano said they determined that the dryer drum had become obstructed and that the fire had occurred between that and ...
The Great Bend Police Department received a report at 5:33 a.m. Saturday that a male subject was stealing tires at 2516 9th St. The suspect fled in a maroon Ford pickup. After a pursuit, officers lost sight of the pickup on a county road. Total loss from theft was estimated at $2,100.
Barton County Jail Booked Nov. 15 Sarah Jean Ramon, Great Bend - Contempt of court and possession of marijuana Jordan Hale, Stockton - Three counts of probation violation Leon Holmes, La Crosse - Serve sentence Zachariah Dittrick - Serve sentence Michael Loughner, Great Bend - Serve sentence Daniel Chavez, Great Bend - Serve sentence Jeremy Palmer, Colby - Probation violation Released Nov. 15 Garrett Mallow, Great Bend - Own recognizance Gustavo Fernandez-Rosas, Rush County - ...
HOISINGTON - Hoisington Main Street Inc. will kick off the holiday shopping season with prizes, incentives and food from 6-9:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 22.
After Prom parents to meet ELLINWOOD -Ellinwood After Prom parent meeting is at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 19, in the St. Joseph School cafeteria. All Ellinwood High School junior and senior parents are encouraged to attend. ESM4B class to be held ELLINWOOD - A class on Effective Social Media for Businesses will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Nov. 20 at Educational Strategies, 108 N. Main. The class is about integrating social media into ...
JETMORE - The 14th annual Journey to Bethlehem program will take place from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 14 and 15 at the Jetmore United Methodist Church. The evening program is hosted by the Jetmore and Hanston United Methodist Churches with help from other area churches. Special needs tours will be available from 5-5:30 p.m. each night.
DENVER - Peyton Manning walked off the field showing no trace of a limp and hardly a spot of dirt.
MANHATTAN - An upcoming trip to the Puerto Rico Tip Off didn't look too good to Bruce Weber after his team's first two games. He wanted to see his team perform from the opening tip and that's exactly what came to be in its third game of the season.
Combat Systems Officers Graduate, United States Air Force, Pensacola, Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fl.
Virgil and Beverly Burhenn will celebrate their 60th anniversary on Nov. 23 with a family dinner with their children and grandchildren.
Bill and Wilma Steadman will celebrate their 60th anniversary on Nov. 22 with a card shower. The couple will celebrate with a family dinner at a later date.
Mike and Dixie Watkins will celebrate their 50th anniversary with an Open House from 4 to 8 p.m. on Nov. 29 at the home of Donna and Clark Rusco, 5121 Timber Creek Road in Great Bend. Hosts for the event will be their sons and families, Jeff and Heather Watkins of Lafayette, La. and Craig and Krystal Watkins of Topeka; sisters, Donna and Clark Rusco and Debbie Risley. The couple has six grandchildren, Evan, Lane, Jack and Emory of Louisiana and Devin and Cooper of Topeka.
Progress Club met on Nov. 4, at the home of Pat Halbower with 18 members present. Jackie Curtis introduced Skip Yowell, co-founder of JanSport who presented our program. Skip is a 1964 graduate of Great Bend High School and a GBHS Hall of Fame member. He and his partner designed sportsgear such as packs and tents for mountain climbing and camping around the world. He gave a narrative of his travels and also of his work with youth and the underpriveleged.
ELLINWOOD -"The 5th Wave" by Rick Yancey. When waves of beings who only look human overrun the earth, the Earth's last survivors have scattered to stay alive. When Cassie meets Evan Walker, he may be her only hope for rescuing her brother, or even saving herself. But can she trust a stranger in this dangerous world?
Those who donated money and time, and played in the golf tournament collaborated to raise more than $45,000 for local cancer patients. The recent St. Rose Auction & Golf Classic proceeds will benefit the Heartland Cancer Center Patient Care Fund.
The monthly Barton County Historical Society meeting scheduled for Monday evening, Nov. 25, has been canceled.
Rosewood Ranch horse therapy instructor Melinda Suppes took part in a grueling exam last May in Loveland, Colo. She endured four days of a workshop, written testing and field work, all with the goal of becoming a certified instructor with Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International. It wasn't until more than five months later that she learned the results of her exam.
Derek Fredrick thought if the buckets were "poppin' pink" they would draw a lot of attention. And if the results of a recent fundraiser are any indication, he was right.
Touched by Cancer Support Group will depart from its regular schedule in December. The group usually meets each month on the first Tuesdays, from 2-3 p.m., and third Tuesdays at 5:45 p.m. at Heartland Cancer Center, 204 Cleveland, Great Bend.
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Dogs were removed from 132 Pine St. in Great Bend on Thursday, after reportedly being left without shelter, food or water.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Georgetown coach John Thompson III said he didn't recognize the out of control and at times selfish team that was humbled in an opening-round loss to Northeastern at the Puerto Rico Tip-Off on Thursday.
Heartland Center for Spirituality in Great Bend will show the 1947 movie "Monsieur Vincent" as part of the continuing Movies with a Message series.
Heartland Center for Spirituality in Great Bend will hold SpiritLife classes on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Classes and instructors for the day are as follows:
The National Weather Service in Dodge City issused a winter weather advisory for Pawnee, Stafford and Hodgeman counties, Friday including the cities of Larned, Stafford, St. John, Hudson, Hanston and Jetmore. All counties south of Barton and Rice County are affected. The winter weather advisory for snow and isolated sleet is in effect until 11 p.m. Friday. Snow accumulations betweern 3 to 5 inches are forecast. Snow-packed roads will lead to hazardous driving conditions. One-half ...