RUSSELL - Wolf's Barnyard Animals, 713 S. Windsor, presents a Haunted Barn on Fridays and Saturdays from Oct. 11 through Oct. 26. The attraction will be open from 7-10 p.m.
A Lyons man died Friday in a Rice County accident. Kansas Highway Patrol reports Boe E. Keesling, 32, left a disabled sport utility vehicle after hitting a deer, and was hit by another vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The accident occurred at 7:48 p.m. on 24th Road and Ave. Q, approximately 11 miles southeast of Lyons. Keesling was standing outside an Acura SUV that was disabled in the roadway. A car driven ...
The Great Bend Tribune's Homecoming photo gallery is online. It can be found under the Lifestyles section on our website http://www.gbtribune.com/galleries/ .
The Barton Community College Board of Trustees will look at tuition and fees for BCC and other Kansas community colleges during the October study session, set for 4 p.m. Thursday in the Seminar Room, F-30, in the Fine Arts Building.
A Veterans Service Representative from the Kansas Commission on Veterans' Affairs will be at the Great Bend Kansas Works Center at 1025 Main Street from 9:30 a.m. -2 p.m. on Oct. 10, to assist veterans and their families in applying for VA benefits. Vietnam era veterans are encouraged to sign up for the Kansas Medallion honoring their service. The Kansas Commission on Veterans' Affairs is a state agency that provides free assistance to veterans and ...
RUSSELL - This month's featured exhibit at the Deines Cultural Center in Russell is "Consumed." The exhibit features prints by Justin Marable from Topeka and sculpture by Juniper Tangpuz from Kansas City.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission, Commission on Aging and Barton County Farm Bureau will host a defensive driving course on Monday, Oct. 14, and Tuesday, Oct. 15, from 5-8 p.m. at the Great Bend Activity Center, 2715 18th St. The class will be taught by Kansas Highway Patrolman Steve Billinger.
Auditions for the Great Bend Community Theatre production of "Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!)" will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 13, and 7 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Crest Theater, 1905 Lakin Ave., Great Bend. The play is a comedy by Michael Carleton, Jim FitzGerald and John K. Alvarez. Artistic Director Sally O'Connor said there are roles for three men. Performances will be Dec. 5-8. For more information, contact ...
"Managing Your Medications" is the title of a free program that will be presented at 1 p.m. Monday at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave.
ELLINWOOD - Crime Stoppers of Barton County is offering a reward for information about the theft of a 2010 Yamaha YZ 450 F motorcycle. Great Bend Police Chief Dean Akings, speaking for Crime Stoppers, said the motocross bike was stolen from a storage shed at 315 East Santa Fe in Ellinwood. The shed was broken into sometime between Sept. 15 and 20.
The Great Bend Public Library will be closed on Thursday, Oct. 10 for continuing education. The library will have Teen Movie Monday on Oct. 7, showing a free movie at 4 p.m. for students in grades 7-12. At 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 8, the library will have a "Day o' Stuff" at the Teen Spot, teaching how to make CD scratch art.
St. Mark Lutheran WELCA (Women of the ELCA) will host the annual Soup Lunch on Sunday, Oct. 13. The menu includes homemade chicken noodle/butterball soup, homemade taco soup, homemade dessert and other accompaniments. Serving will be from 11 am to 1 p.m. in the Church Fellowship Hall, 2101 Jackson St., Great Bend. Carry-out will be available. Admission is by freewill offering and all the proceeds will go toward various church projects.
Lt. Rick Popp from the Barton County Sheriff's Office will talk about crime prevention during two free programs next week.
Barton Community College will host a presentation at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10 in the Cohen Center in the Learning Resource Center titled "Old Time Town Band Boys," about the golden age of "town" or "city" bands in Kansas history. Refreshments will be served.
Rick Schaffer from the South West Area Agency on Aging will share the latest information on Medicare during a free program at 1 p.m. Friday at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. The Great Bend Recreation Commission will host this free program. GBRC Program Coordinator Megan Hammeke said Schaffer will discuss Medicare and all the new changes that have occurred.
The Indian River citrus fruit will be available from 8 to 6 p.m. on Sunday and Monday at the Great Bend Seventh-day Adventist School, 1 mile west of 10th and Patton. Extra navel oranges, pink grapefruit and Georgia pecans will be available. For more information call 620-791-7314.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission will host a Christmas Entertaining Meals program at noon Wednesday, Dec. 11 at the Great Bend Recreation Center, 1214 Stone St. Get into the Christmas spirit with a meal catered by Delgados and the sounds from the Great Bend Middle School Women In Harmony group.
American Legion Auxiliary will hold a benefit soup supper from 5-7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, at the American Legion Argonne Post 180, 1011 Kansas Ave, Members and guest are welcome.
Tickets for the "Barton County's Got Talent" dinner theater to benefit Habitat for Humanity go on sale Thursday, Dec. 5. They will first be available when the non-profit organization hosts the Chamber of Commerce Coffee at 9:30 a.m. at the chamber office, 1125 Williams.
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Habitat for Humanity, 1125 Williams, Chamber Board Room, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Host will be Nancy Sundahl with greeters AJ Chrest and Lana Dietz. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.