ELLINWOOD - Step into the deeper, darker reaches of the mind at the "Fine Wine , Good Friends and a Wicked Murder" at 6 p.m. on May 31 in Ellinwood at Lone Wolf Restuarant, the event opening the weekend for the 2nd annual June Jaunt. The cost of a ticket is $20 and only 50 will be sold and are available from the Ellinwood Chamber of Commerce.
Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. will be the featured speaker at this years Memorial Day Service hosted by Arden H. McKee American Legion Post 128, Sterling. The event location is the Sterling Community Cemetery located at 500 E. Cleveland.
The city of Bison will celebrate its 125th anniversary on Saturday. The festivities will begin by digging up the time capsule at 2 p.m., which was buried near the old City Hall on Main Street during the towns centennial. This will be followed by a firemans water fight between the Bison and Timken volunteer firemen.
Forget the political "blame game." The biggest game in town now is the credibility game -- a high-stakes exercise that will end with America's political middle deciding who is trustworthy and who isn't. Some key players:
TUCSON, Ariz. - The Barton Community College women's tennis team returns home from Arizona with an individual consolation title at the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I tennis championships this week.
There's still much more to play for. Denied a Western Athletic Conference championship outright, the Great Bend High School baseball team is setting their sights on building some momentum for the Class 5A postseason. And, it starts today, as the Panthers play host to Larned, 14-4 overall, in a regular-season-ending doubleheader for both teams. The first pitch for the opener is 4 at the Great Bend Sports Complex - weather permitting. "The first ...
Great Bend Fire/EMS Firefighters made three ambulance runs on Tuesday. Great Bend Police A black, 2013 Chevy pickup was stolen from Enterprise Rent-A-Car4, 4217 10th St., it was reported Tuesday. Barton County Jail Booked May 5 Margarito Zuniga, Wichita - Driving under the influence and left of center Bo Jack Coley, Great Bend - No insurance and driving while suspended Codey Elsasser, St. John - Criminal threat Tryal Alexander, Great Bend - Criminal threat Released ...
TOPEKA - Each year, 4.5 million people in this country are bitten by dogs and 885,000 of those require medical attention, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Among children, the rate of dog bite–related injuries is highest for those ages 5 to 9 years, and children are more likely than adults to receive medical attention for dog bites than adults. Children, because of their inexperience and size, are particularly prone to serious ...
On a recent afternoon visit to the Barton County Food Bank the volunteers were scurrying about trying to assist local residents who were overflowing the waiting room, many with children in tow, hoping for emergency food assistance. It clearly demonstrated the urgency of ongoing needs still existing for local families in Barton County as well as the critical commitment needed from the community for ongoing financial support for this worthwhile endeavor.
On Saturday May 4th the Great Bend Forensics squad traveled to Emporia High School for the 5A State Championship Speech Tournament. They competed in 16 events, which gave them a full entry. Placing 8th out of 25 schools, the team had five events break into semifinals.