As part of Barton Community College's ongoing commitment to campus safety, the college's Campus Safety Office has announced the launch of Rave Guardian, a free mobile app that turns any smartphone into a personal safety device. By downloading this free safety app, students and faculty can enhance their personal safety both on and off campus.
The Great Bend Toastmasters group held its most recent meeting Feb. 11 at the Great Bend Public Library. Emily Durr was presented with a made-from-scratch pie as the winner of the January membership contest.
Barton Community College's music department will present "The Addams Family: A New Musical Comedy" at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 4 and 5, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 6 in the Fine Arts Auditorium.
February 27, 2016|
By Joe Vinduska
Barton Community College
The Barton Community College Foundation will kick off its Annual Academic Enrichment Fund Campaign titled "Education Changes Everything" on March 1. Judy and Earl Fox will serve as honorary cochairs for the month-long fundraising drive.
BAZINE - Esther Bruntz, 92, died at Ness County Hospital, Feb. 26, 2016. She was born on Dec. 12, 1923, in Darrouzett, Texas, the daughter of George and Mollie (Fritzler) Schoenhals. She married Sam Bruntz on Sept. 14, 1950.
The Barton County Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Monday at the Barton County Courthouse, 1400 Main in Great Bend. The agenda includes the transfer of carry-over funds, a conditional use permit for a cemetery expansion by Holy Family Catholic Church in Odin and the purchase of equipment for the Road and Bridge Department.
OTIS - Sara Adaline Deines, 97, died Feb. 25, 2016, at River Bend Assisted Living in Great Bend. She was born June 25, 1918, in Stuart, Nebraska, the daughter of Jason R. and Sadie A. (Patch) Arter. Sara lived in Rock County, Nebraska, as a child and moved to Boulder, Colorado, at the age of 9. She graduated from high school in Boulder, and then attended the University of Colorado Boulder until her junior year when she met and married Herman F. Deines. They were married Sept. 22, 1938, in Cheyenne, Wyoming. They moved to Barton County and later Rush County ...
Changing the Kansas State High School Activities Association is more about Hope than Change. You've got a better chance of quickly turning the Titanic to avoid the iceberg than you do of getting the KSHSAA to implement change. But we can hope.