The skies may be full this weekend, as the free Great Bend Municipal Airport Air Festival and Fly-In brings in a wide variety of historic and futuristic aircraft for the public to see and experience, according to Airport Manager Martin Miller.
Shakespeare was the one who raised the question: what's in a name? Quite a bit, actually, is often the answer. Take the current issue in Grand Rapids, Mich. Calvin College, which is affiliated with the Christian Reformed Church, has cancelled a performance by the Canadian rock band - here's where that who "name thing" comes in - called The New Pornographers, frankly because the school doesn't want anyone to believe that the school is linked ...
Kansas Treasurer Dennis McKinney was making the rounds in Kansas, this week, on the campaign trail and he stopped in Great Bend in the process.
Man, if only Stalin could have thought of the brainstorm that the Castros dreamed up in Cuba this week!
It may not have been one of the bigger auctions the county has hosted, still, Barton County and other agencies realized thousands of dollars in extra revenue from the effort last week, County Commissioner Kenny Schremmer told the rest of the commission this week.
America needs to let Wisconsin Judge Rudolph Randa know that we appreciate him, even if the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago doesn't.
Coming down to the wire for this weekend's Great Bend Municipal Airport Air Festival and Fly-In, changes and adjustments are continuing to be made, according to Airport Manager Martin Miller.
Commissioner for a Day won't be coming to a day anytime soon, the majority of the Barton County Commission agreed this week.
In Olathe, they are dealing with the extreme version of a scam that has, at the very least, caused some consternation for many Kansans.
Three of Barton County's fire chiefs met with the Barton County Commission Monday to discuss the county's burn permit system and to encourage that the provisions continue to be carried out.
Barton County Commissioners continue to support the county's burning permit program, and county fire chiefs, who met with the commissioners on Monday morning, stress that the system works better than what the county had previously.
It was in "Show Biz Bugs," that Daffy Duck uttered one of his classic lines. He was trying to show up Bugs Bunny, who kept getting more attention. Finally, Daffy blows himself up. To great acclaim, as his ghost is disappearing, he speaks the famous line: "I know, I know, but I can only do it once." Sure, it was funny when we saw it happening in a Warner Brothers cartoon. But in real life, ...
It may be difficult at first to see the connection between the ninth anniversary of the cowardly attack on America, back on Sept. 11, 2001, and a criminal threat case in Wellington - but the connection is there and it is real.
As can be expected, even in this day of electronic information - or, perhaps, especially in this day - keeping track of records is a continuous and vital part of keeping any business operating, and that includes the business that is Barton County.
Trees need to be cut out, ditches dug out, and drainage improved if a township road in South Homestead Township is to stay passable during bad weather, the Barton County Commission was told this week.