The free summer outdoor movie series is over, Great Bend City Administrator Howard Partington said. This year the city put more movies on Friday nights as requested last year, however officials found out that Thursday nights had better turn out.
Just as asphalt overlay work is being completed in the Galatia area, the Barton County Road and Bridge Department has plans to keep up its campaign to tackle over 100 miles of county blacktops this year, Road and Bridge Director Dale Phillips said.
The United Way of Central Kansas launched its 2017 campaign Saturday night. The theme was "Stars and Stripes and United Way Forever," harking back to the glory days of Hollywood. The goal this year is $275,000, and the effort ends Dec. 31.
Southwest Developmental Services Inc. has served as Barton County's Community Developmental Disability Organization for many years, County Administrator Richard Boeckman told the County Commission Monday morning.
Young ones will soon be headed back to school. It's been a few months, so children and drivers need to remember some simple rules so this year can be a safe one for everyone. The Kansas Department of Transportation and the Kansas Highway Patrol offer the following:Tips for children
Standing firm in not raising the mill levy in the face of continued revenue declines, the Barton County Commission Monday morning approved a budget that instead balanced by tapping into the county's reserves.