The Barton County Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Monday at the Barton County Courthouse, 1400 Main in Great Bend. The agenda includes approval of the 2016 budget, the capital improvement and equipment replacement plans and an agreement with Southwest Developmental Services to be the Community Developmental Disability Organization for the County.
The Great Bend Middle School eighth grade football team posted 265 yards en route to a 20-12 victory over Dodge City Commanche Middle School Thursday. Dalton Miller recorded two touchdown runs in that contest. The first was from 75 yards out. Gage Fritz then scored on a 25 yard run and added a two-point conversion scamper. Miller scored again on a 20 yard rush.
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. - On Thursday, Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded Eisenhower Elementary School in Great Bend a $2,500 grant to support its VIP Lunch Club program. The local grant is part of over $4 million awarded on Sept. 10 to approximately 870 schools, nonprofits and organizations across the across the 43 states Dollar General serves.
The Barton County Democratic Party will hold a meeting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, at the Front Door Community Center, 1615 10th St. Registered Democrats, independents, and like-minded individuals are welcome.
The purchase of real estate is on the agenda for Monday's Great Bend USD 428 Board of Education meeting. An executive session for discussion of the proposed purchase is also on the agenda. The meeting will start at 5 p.m. at the District Education Center, 201 S. Patton Road.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The first thing that crossed through Chiefs owner Clark Hunt's mind when the NFL revealed its schedule for this season was, "Good thing Andy Reid's record is so good on the road."
September 11, 2015|
DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer