Cris Collier, president of Great Bend Convention and Visitors Bureau said Tuesday that Barton County will certainly enjoy more hunters this year than in the past two. Water at Cheyenne Bottoms is, of course, the main reason.
The Family Crisis Center's Shelter needed strong men to make the backyard more usable for the children residing in shelter with their moms. Little did they know that they would have Iron Men step up and take the project on, said Christy Huslig, outreach advocate.
LARNED - When Jeromy Bartz plays in Larned High's first football playoff game in 28 years, he'll think of his father.
Many area residents in the past couple weeks have received an official-looking packet in the mail from U.S. Prescription Discounts. Upon opening the envelope, they found what were labeled prescription cards.
It's been nearly a month since 33-year-old Rhiannon Young died after being hit by a motorist who then drove away on the U.S. 281 Bypass. The Great Bend Police Department continues to investigate, Detective David Bailey said.
City of Great Bend employees will see no increase in their Blue Cross and Blue Shield insurance premiums in 2014, the City Council decided Monday night.
Explore the night sky and see the stars at Cheyenne Bottoms and the Kansas Wetlands Education Center on Friday, Nov. 8. Fall provides some excellent views of the night sky and various stars, constellations, and planets will be viewed and discussed.
When a cat's body was found in some bushes last month, the Great Bend Police Department logged it as a cruelty to animals case with no leads.
It wasn't part of its regular agenda, but the Barton County Commission was glad to take up the matter.
Jean Cavanaugh recently attended a local soccer game where she witnessed something that made her eyes tear up a bit.
It was the "mane" event Thursday afternoon at Lincoln Elementary School. The second-grade Lincoln Lions were visited by representatives of the Great Bend Noon Lions and Scott Gregory, director of the Brit Spaugh Zoo. Club members shared how the youngsters could win a stuffed lion by competing in a story-writing contest to choose names for the new lion cubs coming to the Brit Spaugh Zoo next week. No "lyin'." The club is helping promote the ...
It was in February of last year that the Barton County Commission approved plans for the fund drive to raise money for an veterans memorial at Golden Belt Memorial Park. But the idea dates back almost a decade.
Beautiful Beginnings won the Tasters Choice Award at the 2013 Charity Chili Cook-off, Saturday in downtown Great Bend. Those who bought a $5 taster bracelet were allowed to sample the chili from 11 entrants, and to vote for their favorite. The entrants donated the chili, and proceeds will go to the Barton County Food Bank, said Sarah Krom with Sunflower Diversified Services, event organizer. Michael Beaver served Beaver's JSBBY Chili, taking third place for Johnsons ...
A group of Great Bend businesses are joining forces to honor the veterans of America's armed forces by hold a Veteran's Recognition Day on Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Westgate Shopping Center.