Golden Belt Humane Society responded to a report of a bat at large in a residence at 3822 Forest Ave. at 12:02 a.m. Sunday. The bat was apprehended within the hour without incident. It was relocated in the country.
At least two Great Bend businesses or individuals have received telephone calls from someone claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service in recent days. These were reported to the police department as fraud, although the reporting parties did not fall for the scam or lose any money.