BELLY OF THE BEAST — I have the utmost respect for the brave men and women who serve in the United States armed forces, and it's videos like this that remind us all these people are a special breed. Not just anyone can climb into a C-17 with over 100 pounds of gear strapped to his or her body while sitting and waiting to jump out of a perfectly good airplane.
August 09, 2016|
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.