On July 20, 2015, Barton County was declared eligible for public assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency due to severe storms and flooding that occurred throughout Kansas from May 4 through June 21, Emergency Manager Amy Miller told the County Commission Monday morning.
Once one has decided to get a brand new mattress, they need to decide what to do with the old one. Unfortunately, in many places, they don't have many options, as the market for re-using and recycling mattresses is very small.
In keeping with its priority to clean up the city by razing dilapidated structures, the Great Bend City Council Monday night approved resolutions deeming structures on five properties as dangerous and unsafe.
In April, the Barton County Commission OKed the 2016 Central Kansas Community Corrections Comprehensive Plan request totaling $468,482. This basically amounts to the CKCC's budget, but the funds come from the state and require county approval.
It was more than a little stuffy in the skeletal new Amber Meadows home Wednesday afternoon. That didn't keep Ross Vogel from painting a detailed picture of just how the house would look when it was completed.
Last week, the Barton County Commission granted $15,000 Sunflower Diversified Services to help bolster its recycling efforts. The county wisely includes $15,000 under Solid Waste Budget for recycling that its awards locally for this important function.
If you have done or are doing something wrong and get pulled over by a Barton County law enforcement officer, beware. A new system that will go into service later this year will make it easier and quicker for them to find out just what you've been up to.
Although they had nothing but respect and appreciation for the work done by the Barton County Extension Council and its flagship youth program 4-H, county commissioners Monday morning declined the council's increased budget request for 2016.