USD 428 Board of Education will hold a special meeting at noon on Wednesday at Great Bend Middle School to review the status and tour the construction site at the school.
Barton Community College's Board of Trustees will consider a proposed policy change that would allow beer or wine to be served on campus during special events. The proposal is on the agenda for a board meeting set for 4 p.m. Monday at the Seminar Room, F-30, on the lower level of the Fine Arts Building. The meeting was changed from the trustees' regular Thursday date because of scheduling conflicts.
Editors Jaime Oss and Teresa Johnson of Barton Community College's annual literary publication, "Prairie Ink," have begun accepting entries for its fifth edition.
Grace Community Church, 210 McKinley St. Great Bend, will hold a Fall Harvest Carnival from 3-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. There will be carnival games, hay rides, a family photo booth, chicken noodle soup and chili, as well as "trunk or treat" for the costumed little ones in the parking lot.
Heartland Center for Spirituality in Great Bend will show the 1960 movie "Inherit the Wind" at 6:15 tonight at the Dominican Sister Motherhouse, 3600 Broadway Ave. The movie is presented as part of the Movies with a Message Series. Refreshments will be served, and there will be discussion time after the movie. A freewill donation is requested.
The walk-through drama, "Revenge! When Rage Takes Control," opens Friday, Oct. 25, at Great Bend's Church of the Nazarene, 4811 Broadway Ave.
Barton Community College will present a student recital of instrumental and vocal performances at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 in the Dorothy Moses Morrison Chapel, located in the Fine Arts Building, F-157.
American Red Cross announced the follow upcoming blood donation opportunities: Ellinwood – Oct. 28 from 2-6 p.m. at St. Joseph's Parish Center. Great Bend – Oct. 31 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Barton Community College. Ransom – Oct. 30 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Western Plains High School. Larned – Oct. 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Larned High School, and Oct. 25 from noon to 6 p.m. at ...
Students at the Teen Spot at the Great Bend Public Library will be making Cubee Crafts Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. This event is open to all students in grades 7-12.
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Kansas Wetlands Education Center, 592 NE K-196 Hwy, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Host will be Jim Vopat with greeters Matt Hiss and Sarah Panning. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission is offering a new fitness class, "Wake Up Workout," taught by Dixie Divis. The class meets from 5:15-6 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Oct. 22 through Dec. 19, at the GBRC Activity Center, 2715 18th St.
The Barton County Sheriff's office in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism will be host a Hunter safety class at the Sheriff's Office, 1416 Kansas Ave. on Oct. 26 and 27.
Barton County Extension Agent Donna Krug will present "What's in a Snack" at noon Wednesday at the Great Bend Activity Center, 2715 18th St., and 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25 at the Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. This Stop 'N Learn session is hosted by the Great Bend Recreation Commission.
USD 428 Board of Education will meet at 5 p.m. on Monday at the District Education Office, 201 Patton Road. Items on the agenda include approval of GBHS Panther Booster Club donation of WAC and state championship banners in the high school gymnasium, GBHS Instrumental Music student trip to Kansas City in March, notification of Title VI B and Early Childhood Flow-Through budget application, Master's Degree one-time payments, approval of supplemental salary recommendation for 7th ...
The Barton County Local Emergency Planning Committee will meet at 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 14, at the Barton County Health Department Conference Room. The agenda will include a review of ESF 10 – Oil and Hazardous Materials section in the emergency operations plan, a review of the proposed update to the Barton County Emergency Operations Plan, membership update and a request to publish the annual Public Notice.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission, both recreation centers, City Auditorium and Cavanaugh Wellness Center will be closed today through Sunday for the Thanksgiving holiday. Regular hours will resume on Monday.
Barton Community College will hold auditions for its spring musical "Sweet Charity," at 5:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 2 and 3, in the Fine Arts Auditorium.
Looking for that unique holiday gift? How about a one of a kind piece of jewelry? The Kansas Wetlands Education Center is offering a make and take beaded jewelry class from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8. They'll make two different bracelets using seed beads. Once you learn how simple it is to create your own jewelry, you'll be hooked. There is a $5 materials fee for the class. All materials will be provided. Call ...