Noting the importance of interactions with county commissioners from across the state, the Barton County Commission Monday morning approved renewing the county's membership in the Kansas County Commissioners Association at a cost of $700.
The report of a possible mumps case at Great Bend High School Friday led to a few hectic days for local school and health officials. However, Barton County Health Director Shelly Schneider said the story ended well.
The Great Bend Chamber of Commerce's 95th annual meeting and banquet took place Saturday night. A full house at the newly remodeled Great Bend Events Center heard about the strides made in the business community.
HOISINGTON – From the heavy-duty bunker gear worn to a fire call to the ever-rising price of equipment, the business of fighting fires has evolved dramatically in the past 30 years, Hoisington Fire Chief Jerry Stricker said Wednesday night.
Last Wednesday, officers from the Great Bend Police Department were summoned to the Wal Mart parking lot in reference to a woman who had allegedly been robbed of an item she was carrying. As officers continue to investigate this case, the vehicle and person pictured here have been identified as of interest to the investigation. Anyone who knows who this person might be (or recognizes the vehicle) is asked to contact Detective Heather McLemore at 620-793-4120. An anonymous tip can also be left on the Crimestoppers Hotline at 620-792-1300.
Many of us received a mailer this past week from Congressman Roger Marshall. It was likely similar to mailers received in other congressional districts across the nation served by a Republican representative.