BARTON COUNTY - Barton County Sheriff's Office deputies stopped a vehicle at about 6:20 p.m. on SE 20 Road, about one and a half miles south of Great Bend. They believed a wanted suspect was in the vehicle, which turned out to be true. Robert Scheuerman, age 35, Larned, had a handgun and refused to surrender to officers, threatening to harm himself.
BARTON COUNTY – The Barton County Sheriff's Office is in the midst of negotiations with an armed man south of Great Bend in hopes of convincing him to surrender, Sheriff Brian Bellendir said Monday night. As of 7:50 p.m. Monday, the talks were still on going.
WAUPUN, Wis. -- Larned catcher Tyler Stelter and infielder-pitcher Landon Erway earned All-Tournament honors at the American Legion Class AA Central Plains Baseball Regional. Stelter (6 for 10) and Erway (8 for 15) led the Indians' hitting in the regional. Erway won a game against Menasha, Wis. and was unbeaten (4-0) in post-season play.
A girl approximately 4 years old was taken to Urgent Care at Great Bend Regional Hospital on Monday after stepping into a water meter hole on 10th Street around 1:40 p.m. Her leg was X-rayed but she did not appear to have serious injuries, according to reports.
LARNED - The Santa Fe Trail Center Museum has hired Richard Lartz for a limited term position as the exhibit designer for the East Gallery renovation. Museum director Becca Hiller said it is expected to take 12-18 months to complete the work.
HUTCHINSON - Harold D. Dalton, 89, passed away Aug. 7, 2016, with his family by his side. He was born in Dickenson County to Carl and Letha (Poland) Dalton. He attended Chapman High School. After graduating high school, he joined the Army serving during World War II. After an Honorable Discharge from the Army, he met and on Oct. 13, 1947, married Mary (Johnson) Dalton. He was employed by KPL as a welder and later retired as a superintendent after 42 years of service. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, woodworking and gardening.
ALBERT - David G. Richardson, 69, passed away Aug. 6, 2016, at his home. Born on Oct. 5, 1946, at Great Bend, he was the son of Harold "Bay" and Georgia (Weiser) Richardson. On March 20, 1983, he was united in marriage to Teri L. Barr at Apple Valley, Calif. The couple lived in Yorba Linda, Calif. prior to moving to Albert in August of 1996. A self-employed carpenter and cabinetmaker, he owned and operated Dave's Custom Cabinets in Albert for 20 years. Dave enjoyed motorcycle riding and spending time with his grandkids.
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Gentiva Hospice, at Great Bend Coffee, 2015 Lakin Ave., at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Host will be Steve Swigart with greeters Cindy Brooke and Amy Habiger. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.
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