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​Mingenback to speak to cancer support group

Mark Mingenback will be the guest speaker when the Touched by Cancer Support Group meets at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Heartland Cancer Center. He'll be sharing information about the upcoming foundation auction and golf tournament.

August 05, 2012 | | Area Briefs


Class of 1957 reunion committee to meet

Great Bend High School Class of 1957 reunion committee will be meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at the Best Western Angus Inn courtyard, 2920 10th St. The reunion,scheduled for September 28-30, is less than two months away and class members' input would be appreciated, said Dana Foss. For more information contact Foss, danafoss57@yahoo.com or 620-793-5811.

August 05, 2012 | | Area Briefs


Deines Center to auction Priddy collection

RUSSELL - With an opening reception on Sunday, Aug. 5, the Deines Cultural Center, 820 N. Main in Russell, is hosting the art collection of the late Art Priddy and beginning a silent auction for the items.

August 02, 2012 | | Area Briefs


​BCC trustees to hold open house, budget hearing

The Board of Trustees of Barton Community College will hold a special meeting/budget hearing at 4:15 p.m. on Thursday in room F-30, on the lower level of the Fine Arts Building, in conjunction with its monthly study session.

July 31, 2012 | | Area Briefs


City employee battered

Great Bend Police Chief Dean Akings reports a city employee who was working on the river dike on July 25 was harassed and battered. "His assailant was on a dirt bike, white in color with a muscle milk decal on the back of it," Akings said.

July 31, 2012 | | Area Briefs


​Malbrough retirement reception planned

After 35 years of service to the Great Bend Public Library, Marilyn Malbrough will be retiring. The library will hold a public reception from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 5, at 1409 Williams. There will be a brief program at 2:30. p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. For more information visit the website at greatbendpl.info or call the library at 792-2409.

July 27, 2012 | | Area Briefs


Library Teen Department party is Saturday

The Teen Department at the Great Bend Public Library, 1409 Williams St., will have its final party for summer reading at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 28. The party is open to anyone in grades 7-12.

July 26, 2012 | | Area Briefs


Collin Raye's September concert date changed

Due to scheduling conflicts, the Collin Raye concert date has been changed to Sept. 20. This Golden Belt Community Concert Association programs was originally set for Sept. 29.

July 26, 2012 | | Area Briefs


​Man arrested for allegedly selling drugs near school

A Great Bend man was arrested on suspicion of selling narcotics, after the Great Bend Police Department assisted the Kansas Bureau of Investigation in executing search warrants, Tuesday afternoon in the 2400 block of Coronado Ave.

July 25, 2012 | | Area Briefs


​Little train ready to run Sunday

Weather permitting, the little train at Barton County Historical Society will run from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, July 29.

July 25, 2012 | | Area Briefs


​Food program uses farmers market finds

Donna Krug will present the free program, "From Garden to Table," at 1 p.m. Friday at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave.

July 24, 2012 | | Area Briefs


Library announces special hours, retirement celebration

The Great Bend Public Library, 1409 Williams St., will have shortened hours on Monday, July 30. The doors will not be open to the public until 10:30 a.m. to allow for a staff celebration for the retirement of Marilyn Malbrough, who will be leaving the library after 35 years of service.

July 24, 2012 | | Area Briefs


Crime Stoppers seeks information

Crime Stoppers of Barton County is seeking information about the theft of geothermal equipment from a work site in the 1400 block of SE 50 Road that occurred July 14 or 15. Great Bend Police Chief Dean Akings, speaking for Crime Stoppers, said items taken include geo phones, a data box, cables and a battery. Loss was $3,160. "If you have information about this crime or any other crime, please call 792-1300 or 888-305-1300. Remember we don't want your name, just your information."

July 21, 2012 | | Area Briefs


World War II veteran to speak at Barton County Historical Society

World War II veteran Kent Ross, Dodge City, will speak at the Barton County Historical Society meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 23 at the museum.

July 18, 2012 | | Area Briefs


​Report on accident completed

The Great Bend Police Department on Tuesday released the completed report on an accident involving a vehicle and a pedestrian last Saturday.

July 17, 2012 | | Area Briefs


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