The Barton Visual and Performing Arts Department will host its annual Sneak Preview Concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14 in the Fine Arts Auditorium.
Great Bend's American Legion Auxiliary will hold a benefit Soup Supper from 5-7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, at the American Legion Argonne Post 180, 1011 Kansas Ave. Members and guests are welcome.
The annual Prince of Peace Kolache Bake and Take will be held at 3:30 p.m. Friday at St. Rose Auditorium, 1312 Baker Ave. The ladies of the Prince of Peace Parish will be baking apple, apricot, cherry, peach, prune and raisin kolaches during the day and the public is invited to come purchase them hot out of the oven.
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Anytime Fitness, 3721 10th Street, in the Cotton Wood Center at 10th and Grant, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Host will be Nancy Sundahl with greeters Marty Steinert and Aaron Andrews. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.
Petr's Frame House, 2009 16th St., Great Bend, will hold an opening reception from 6:30-9 p.m. Friday, Oct., 11, for the gallery exhibit, "Influenced by Teacher." It will feature the works of Great Bend artist Bev Simonson and her student, Jun Rui.
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.
Touched by Cancer Support Group will depart from its regular schedule in December. The group usually meets each month on the first Tuesdays, from 2-3 p.m., and third Tuesdays at 5:45 p.m. at Heartland Cancer Center, 204 Cleveland, Great Bend.