Editor's Note: The version of On the Record posted earlier Tuesday has been updated to include Monday and early Tuesday reports.
The Barton Community College Theater Department will hold its last performance of the school year at the Thespian Showcase, at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 1 in the Fine Arts Auditorium. Barton Theatre students will perform monologues, scenes, musical theater, improvisation and original work. The theater department will hand out year-end acting and technical awards. A reception to follow.
Barton Community College will host its sixth annual Sidewalk Art Contest May 1 and 2 on the sidewalk outside the Shafer Art Gallery.
The Performing Arts Department at Barton Community College is seeking community members interested in participating in the spring 2014 musical to come to an open call audition from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2 in the Fine Arts Auditorium. Singers are asked to bring their own sheet music. An accompanist will be provided. Barton is also looking for costumers, hair stylists, stagehands, etc. All interested community members are invited to attend. For more information contact Barton ...
A winter storm in late April? That was the case in Great Bend Monday night, as an unseasonably cold, wintry blast descended on the Golden Belt. The temperature dipped below 32 degrees, the winds kicked in and ice pellets were visible. By this morning, there was a substantial amount of snow on the ground. It wiped out virtually the entire sports schedule today. As of 9:10 this morning, the Great Bend High School swim team's ...
LOS ANGELES - Chris Paul's running jumper with a tenth of a second left gave the Los Angeles Clippers a 93-91 victory over Memphis on Monday night and a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series.
SALINA - Great Bend High School placed sixth out of 17 teams on Thursday during the Salina South Invitational golf tournament at Salina Municipal.
NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Knicks not only expect a Boston adjustment, they can guess what it is.
With the how and when of college football playoffs determined, it's time to lock in the where.
The Big 12 wants to have a greater postseason presence in Florida and get into more bowls that its fans can reach by car.
LAWRENCE - Kansas quarterback Jake Heaps racked up 257 yards on 20-for-28 passing, earning co-offensive most vaulable player honors as he led the Blue squad to a 34-7 victory in the annual Blue-White spring game at Memorial Stadium on Saturday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The final image that Kansas State fans will have of Angel Rodriguez in a Wildcat uniform will be an air ball at the buzzer in an NCAA tournament game against La Salle that could have prevented a massive upset loss.
RUSSELL - Deines Cultural Center is featuring "Human Tribe," which opens with a reception from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, April 28.
Awards for the art exhibit featuring works by Barton Community College students were presented Sunday at the Shafer Gallery.
NESS CITY - Rosalinda C. Gaschler, 89, passed away April 21, at the Hays Medical Center. Born on Jan. 3, 1924 in Ness County, she was the daughter of John and Anna Mary Haas Wasinger. On Aug. 19, 1946 she married Carl Gaschler in Ness City. He preceded her in death on Dec. 9, 1984. She worked with her husband at Gaschler Jewelry.
On a recent afternoon visit to the Barton County Food Bank the volunteers were scurrying about trying to assist local residents who were overflowing the waiting room, many with children in tow, hoping for emergency food assistance. It clearly demonstrated the urgency of ongoing needs still existing for local families in Barton County as well as the critical commitment needed from the community for ongoing financial support for this worthwhile endeavor.
On Saturday May 4th the Great Bend Forensics squad traveled to Emporia High School for the 5A State Championship Speech Tournament. They competed in 16 events, which gave them a full entry. Placing 8th out of 25 schools, the team had five events break into semifinals.
If the 2010 elections weren't bad enough for Democrats, here comes the "six-year itch." With the exception of Bill Clinton's second term, the party that controls the White House loses seats in congress six years into a presidency. But there's a gathering sense among Democratic consultants who work on congressional campaigns that their party could buck the trend in 2014 for a number of reasons, not least because Barack Obama is finally fired up and ...
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Power company and electrical contracting company crews were busy Wednesday morning cleaning up about a half-mile stretch of power poles north of Great Bend snapped and broken by violent winds that swept through the area Tuesday night.
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