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Jennifer Gordy accepts funds and food donations for emergency food needs for the holidays, at Advanced Therapy and Sports Medicine, 3715 10th St. Teresa Malone at Advanced Therapy reports the annual Give Back drive, held during the month of October in honor of National Physical Therapy Month, was a success. "We thank our patients, staff and community for stepping up to help."
The Great Bend Recreation Commission will host "Tree Care For All Seasons" at noon today at the Great Bend Activity Center, 2715 18th St. Alicia Boor, Barton County agriculture and natural resource agent, will discuss different tips and strategies for keeping trees healthy in all our seasons and changing weather.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission invites parents to bring their children to the Imagination Playground, which will be open Wednesday, Nov. 5, inside the Great Bend Activity Center, 2715 18th St. This free drop-in activity will be open from 9:30-11 a.m. and 6:30 -7:30 p.m. It is recommended for children ages 2 and older. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
The Great Bend Police Department is investigating a report of aggravated assault, and battery. Officers were dispatched to Charlie's Place, 1109 Main St., at 2:12 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, where a woman said that Jacob Davis pointed a gun at her and several other people. The alleged victim also said a known woman had battered her.
RUSSELL - A Russell teenager was taken to Russell Regional Hospital on Monday after the sport utility vehicle she was a passenger in overturned, 2 miles east of Russell on 187th St., or 0.2 miles south of Homer Road.
WINDOM - A tractor-trailer and a Ford Fusion collided at 5:41 p.m. Monday in McPherson County, resulting in injuries. Kansas Highway Patrol reports the accident occurred on US. 56, less than a mile from Windom.
The Great Bend Police Department arrested a local man early Monday on a charge of possession with intent to distribute marijuana. Patton Mills was arrested at 2:01 a.m. at 1801 8th St. and booked in the county jail in lieu of $100,000 bond. Mills was also charged with interference with law enforcement - obstruction of official duty.
NEW YORK (AP) - All those snazzy plays by Alex Gordon, Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez earned them more than tips of the hat from their Kansas City teammates.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The way Jamaal Charles figures it, he's picking up where Priest Holmes left off.
DODGE CITY – The Great Bend Middle School seventh and eighth grade girls basketball teams played in Dodge city this past weekend, racking several wins.
Mississippi State, Florida State and Auburn held the top three spots in the second College Football Playoff rankings, with Oregon joining them in the top four Tuesday night.
MANHATTAN (AP) - Just imagine what the conversations will be like in the Lockett household around Thanksgiving dinner if Tyler Lockett can pick up a few more yards and score a couple more touchdowns.
The Principles of Agriculture Economics class at Barton Community College is currently exploring consumer choices and how they make those choices when selecting foodstuffs at the store. This discussion also includes the direct buyers of crops and livestock off the farm and ranch. It is helpful to remember that while economics is rife with numbers, charts, and statistics, economics is at its core a social science trying to explain and predict human behavior. This week's column explains how these choices made. Next week - how does agriculture respond?