After Keegan McCulley beat Great Bend High student Kade Huddleston, they proved to be a formidable online team in Super Smash Brothers Brawl at the Great Bend Public Library. McCulley and Huddleston finished with a 9-1 record and were ranked fourth against online teams from other libraries around the country to celebrate International Games Day. They were unable to secure a reliable Internet connection to continue in the online tournament that involved dozens of libraries. ...
Just in case you're wondering, the eighth-grade and seventh-grade classes at Great Bend Middle School are blessed with musical talent.
Great Bend's downtown businesses will tempt shoppers with cookies during the Home for the Holidays festivities on Saturday, Nov. 30.
It will be recommended to the Great Bend City Council Monday night that it authorize Mayor Mike Allison to sign an agreement with federal and state agencies, paving the way for the demolition of a World War II-era hangar at the Great Bend Municipal Airport.
The epic story of the Greek gods will play out at Great Bend High School. Well, sort of. The GBHS theater department will present comedy "The Greek Mythology Olympiaganza" at 2 p.m. Sunday, and 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the school's auditorium, 2027 Morton. Tickets are $5 and will be available at the door "Support the arts in our community and support our students," said drama instructor Dan Heath. "Have a great time." Written ...
Networking Specialist programs at Barton Community College were revised Thursday by the BCC Board of Trustees. Jane Howard and others involved in the programs explained that the certificate and specialist degree programs differed between the Barton County campus and the Fort Riley campus.
Youths in the America's Promise program pose for a photo during an hour of Cosmic Bowling, Wednesday at Great Bend's Walnut Bowl. The program is sponsored locally by Community Bank of the Midwest, with City of Great Bend employee involvement. America's Promise is a youth mentoring program with monthly activities.
The Barton County Young Professionals organization has several openings that offer the opportunity to get more involved, said Rachel Mawhirter, Great Bend Chamber of Commerce marketing director. BCYP is operated by a committee of volunteers under the auspices of the chamber.
Great Bend Public Library will open late on Tuesday, Nov. 19, but will be open from 2-9 p.m. The library will be closed Thursday, Nov. 28, for the Thanksgiving holiday.
The Children's Department at the Great Bend Public Library has a new look, thanks to several grants and gifts received in 2013.
Barton County crews are continuing to brace for the coming winter weather, Road and Bridge Director Dale Phillips reported.
Officers from the Barton County Sheriff's Office responded to a silent alarm Monday on Susank, and arrested suspect Nicholas A. Nondorf of Wilson.
Vixey the arctic fox has a new playmate. The male fox, named Tod (both names come from Disney's "Fox and the Hound"), arrived at Great Bend's Brit Spaugh Zoo at the end of last month and he's just been moved to a public viewing area. Members of the Zoo Society always been the first chance to see new animals, and on Monday dozens turned out to celebrate the new fox, as well as two lion ...
The Barton County Commission hopes a letter to area lawmakers might help render obsolete a lawsuit to recover state Oil and Gas Valuation Depletion Trust Fund money owed to the county.
It is nothing to sneeze at, Barton County Brian Bellendir told the Barton County Commission Monday morning.