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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
RUSSELL - A foster parent was arrested Thursday in charges of possession of marijuana and endangering a child, Russell County Sheriff John Fletcher announced.
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.
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.
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.
The Great Bend Public Library parking lot will be closed all day Wednesday. Parking is available on side streets.
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.
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.
Great Bend Public Library will offer two craft classes for adults this month. on Thursday, June 26, and on Saturday, June 28.
The Touched by Cancer Support Group Picnic will be at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, June 17. For details or to RSVP contact Dana Foss, 620-617-2670 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Barton County Local Emergency Planning Committee will meet at 1:30 p.m. on July 21, at the Barton County Courthouse. The agenda will include a report on the Region E Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan, report on volunteer recruitment from the Barton County Health Department, discussion on Emergency Support Function (ESF) 10 – Oil & Hazardous Materials of the Barton County Emergency Operations Plan, and a report on exercise activities from Barton County Emergency Management.
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