Tuesday, Oct. 25 Officers responded to an alarm in the 100 block of W. 14th at 12:05 a.m. Officers responded to a landlord-tenant issue in the 600 block of Fry at 12:31 a.m. Officers investigated a theft in the 700 block of Toles at 12:36 a.m. Monday, Oct. 24 Officers investigated an unattended death in the 600 block of Park at 9 a.m. An animal control officer responded to the 500 block of W. 1st ...
The Great Bend Recreation Commission will be hosting a free Stop 'N Learn Session titled, "Wildlife of the Cheyenne Bottoms II" from 12 to 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the Great Bend Activity Center, 2715 18th. This program will also be held starting at 1 p.m. on Friday, at the Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. Come out to the sequel of the highly popular Wildlife of the Cheyenne Bottoms and see beautiful images from a ...
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Nex-Tech, 3705 10th Street, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Ambassador in charge will be Julie Smith with greeters AJ Chrest and Robert Rugan. Coffee, doughnuts and door prizes will be available.
HOISINGTON -Manweiler Chevrolet, 271 S. Main St. in Hoisington, will celebrate Chevrolet's 100th anniversary and the 83rd anniversary of Manweilers from 8 a.m. through 2 p.m.
Dear Editor, Our local Habitat for Humanity affiliate is hosting a "mixer" event tonight, Oct. 25, at the current house under construction located just north of 19th and Hubbard, here in Great Bend. The mixer will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. This event is a way to say thank you to the many volunteers who have donated time, materials and funds to our local projects. We would also invite anyone that has an interest in ...
Dear Editor, Thank you to all who volunteered at the Great Bend Public Library book sale. The time and energy you gave for the sale will ultimately support the library. Volunteers from CPI transported several tons of boxes onto tables for the sale and then came and moved them out, Friends of the Library members sorted books all year long and worked during the sale. Sunflower Diversified, Great Bend Public Library's teen group, library staff, ...
The veterans' support organization Home for Our Troops had recently started to build a 2,700-square-foot house in Augusta, Ga., to ease life for Army Sgt. 1st Class Sean Gittens, who had suffered concussive head injuries in Afghanistan and is partially paralyzed.
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? Moammar Kadaffi's body was placed on the hood of a jeep and paraded through Libya Thursday. The crowds went wild. The 18-year-old kid who killed Kadaffi was wearing a New York Yankees cap, and already he has more hits this October than Alex Rodriguez. President Obama announced Thursday that Moammar Kadaffi was killed by U.S.-backed Libyan rebels who shot him dead on the street. Americans are getting ...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - On one night, on one big stage, the Jacksonville Jaguars did everything better than the Baltimore Ravens.
MEADE - The Ellinwood High School cross country team qualified both the boys and the girls teams for the Class 2A state meet at Wamego Country Club on Saturday.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Mike Napoli hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the eighth inning against Marc Rzepczynski, and the Texas Rangers rallied from a two-run deficit to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 on Monday night and take a 3-2 World Series lead.
NEW YORK - No. 1 LSU and No. 2 Alabama have locked in their spots for the biggest regular-season game in Southeastern Conference history.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A few weeks ago, many Chiefs fans were lobbying to join the Andrew Luck sweepstakes.
WELLINGTON - Evelyn Fairy DeYoe, 83, died Sunday, Nov. 24, at Lakepoint Nursing and Rehab Center in Wichita. Born Jan. 31, 1930, in Wichita, she was the daughter of William and Evalena (Fields) Gasswint.
WICHITA - Sidney J. Hughes, died on Nov. 23. He was a retired police officer with 28 years of service.
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Crime Stoppers of Barton County and Great Bend is seeking information about a burglary that occurred between Oct. 19 and Nov. 6 at 107 East Fourth St. in Ellinwood. The residence showed no signs of forced entry, but a laptop computer, three Ruger revolvers and a Beretta 92SF and an 18-inch double barrel shotgun were stolen. Great Bend Police Chief Dean Akings, speaking for Crime Stoppers, said loss was in excess of $2,100. Akings asks ...
Barton Community College will be closed for Thanksgiving break Wednesday, Nov. 27, through Friday, Nov. 29. The college will resume its regular schedule on Monday, Dec. 2.
ELLINWOOD - The newly formed Ellinwood Recreation Commission will meet at 7 p.m. on Nov. 26 in a special meeting at the Farmers Mutual Insurance office, 16 N. Main, to discuss a youth basketball league being organized by Hoisington Rec.
Barton County Office Buildings will be closed on Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The Barton County Health Department and the Records Division of the Sheriff's Office will also be closed both days. The Barton County Landfill will be closed on Thursday. It will reopen on Friday between the hours of 8 and 11 a.m. On Saturday, it will return to normal operational hours. Emergency services will be in normal operation.