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USD 428 Board of Education meeting

USD 428 Board of Education will meet at 7:30 a.m. on Friday at the District Education Office, 201 S. Patton Road. Items on the agenda include supplemental insurance for student/activities/athletics; approval of teacher resignation and appointments; and approval of end-of-year budget expenditures.

June 24, 2014 | | Area Briefs

Middle school bands to join City Band, jazz band

The Great Bend City Band will host instrumental members of the Great Bend Middle School, Thursday, June 26, with a march featuring the middle school students and the Great Bend City Band.

June 21, 2014 | | Area Briefs

Battle of Glorieta Pass is topic of Civil War program

The Battle of Glorieta Pass will be the subject of a Civil War program at the next Barton County Historical Society meeting. The historical society will have its monthly program at 7:30 p.m. Monday, June 23.

June 21, 2014 | | Area Briefs

Felony burglary reported

Great Bend Police are investigating a burglary at 2204 McCormick St. that was reported Thursday. The homeowner said someone broke into his house and stole $16,000 in cash, a gold pocket watch and tools in a tool box.

June 21, 2014 | | Area Briefs

Zoo bringing animals to library

Brit Spaugh Zoo will bring animals to the Great Bend Public Library for a program at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 25. Everyone is welcome, but the program was planned with children up to and including 6th grade in mind, said library spokesman Jennifer King.

June 21, 2014 | | Area Briefs

​Larned man injured when car hits deer

A Larned man was injured Thursday night when the car he was driving hit a deer on U.S. 56, 3 miles east of Kinsley in Edwards County.

June 20, 2014 | | Area Briefs

Undercover drug investigation gets results

RUSSELL - The culmination of a three-month long undercover drug investigation by the Russell County Sheriff's Office concluded on Monday with the arrest of three suspects.

June 19, 2014 | | Area Briefs

Foster mom suspected of giving drugs to girls

RUSSELL - A foster parent was arrested Thursday in charges of possession of marijuana and endangering a child, Russell County Sheriff John Fletcher announced.

June 19, 2014 | | Area Briefs

4-H Family Fun Night is Thursday

4-H Family Fun Night will take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 19, at the Great Bend Recreation Center, located at 12th and Stone. Extension interns, Priscila Aguero and Patricia Lugan, along with local staff will lead 4-H activities. The activity is free and open to everyone.

June 17, 2014 | | Area Briefs

Barbecue cook-off announced

Great Bend Eagles No. 646 will hold a barbecue cook-off on Saturday, June 21, with a live band in the evening. The contest will run from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. and the dance with Ronnie and the Rockets will run from 7 to 11 p.m.

June 17, 2014 | | Area Briefs

Free movie in the park

The City of Great Bend will show the movie "The Outsiders" at 9:15 p.m. on Thursday, June 19, in Jack Kilby Square. The movie is free and free refreshments will be provided by the city and Waters True Value.

June 17, 2014 | | Area Briefs

Library parking lot closed Wednesday

The Great Bend Public Library parking lot will be closed all day Wednesday. Parking is available on side streets.

June 17, 2014 | | Area Briefs

College trustees to meet Thursday

The Barton Community College Board of Trustees will hold its annual retreat at noon Thursday, June 19, in the conference room of the Administrative Building. This meeting replaces the monthly study session and is for planning purposes. No action will be taken.

June 17, 2014 | | Area Briefs

Adults' Night Out to show 'Pompeii'

Great Bend Public Library's next Adults' Night Out movie is "Pompeii." It will be shown at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 21. North doors to the library will be open from 6:45-7:10 p.m.

June 16, 2014 | | Area Briefs

Adult craft classes announced

Great Bend Public Library will offer two craft classes for adults this month. on Thursday, June 26, and on Saturday, June 28.

June 16, 2014 | | Area Briefs

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