ELLINWOOD - For their dedication to quality rural health care, Dr. Charlie Joslin and Dr. Chris Brown have been named as grand marshals of the Ellinwood After Harvest Festival.
Children attending Camp Hope spent Wednesday morning at Stoneridge Country Club. While some came for the chance to play golf, others took part in a scavenger hunt that took teams around the club house grounds on a quest to play games, win stickers, and have fun.
The parking lot of the Great Bend Public Library was blocked all day Wednesday in anticipation of a rocketry demonstration that afternoon. Chuck McClary, Education Staff for the Kansas Cosmosphere explained the history of liquid fueled rockets and demonstrated the power of ignited methanol in the library basement, thrilling a larger than anticipated crowd. Then, it was time for an even great demonstration outside.
It's been a mixed blessing for the Golden Belt Humane Society.
Suspected methamphetamine was found Tuesday when the Barton County Sheriff's Office raided one residence in Great Bend and one residence north of the city.
Each week we'll take a step back into the history of Great Bend through the eyes of reporters past. We'll reacquaint you with what went into creating the Great Bend of today, and do our best to update you on what "the rest of the story" turned out to be.
TOPEKA – In a statement released Tuesday, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach reminded Kansas voters about changes in election law and party practice that will impact the primary election on Aug. 5.
ELLINWOOD - Armed with double baby strollers and a sense of humor, five moms walk and talk through the streets of Ellinwood every week day morning.
The new air service carrier at the Great Bend Municipal Airport received an official welcome Tuesday with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
At the Great Bend Public Library basement Tuesday afternoon, teens made miniature catapults out of wooden craft sticks and rubber bands. It was one of the "Spark a Reaction" weekly teen activities planned in conjunction with the library's summer reading program led by librarian Jennifer King.
There were some huge expectations going into the third-annual June Jaunt the weekend before last in Great Bend and, despite a few minor hiccups, the celebration of all things local lived up to the billing.
Great Bend Police and Fire responded to a structure fire Tuesday morning. The 8:51 a.m. fire occurred at 1108 Morton St. Neighbor Dave Welch, 1114 Morton St., arrived home and smelled smoke and investigated. He saw smoke pouring out of the rear of the adjacent house and contacted authorities. No people were home at the time, but a small dog escaped the fire, according to Great Bend Police.
Science can be fun - and it isn't just for guys.
SeaPort Airlines Chief Executive Officer Rob McKinney told the Great Bend City Council Monday night that the company is here to be active in the community as well as provide air service.
Some Barton County residents have asked for it and now, the Barton County Appraisers Office has it – a searchable list of county properties and their values.