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Could be Junction City

Fans of the Mel Brooks comedy classic, "Young Frankenstein" still laugh at the wonderful scene when Gene Wilder and Marty Feldman are digging up their "corpse."

March 22, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint


Leaders are like eagles -- we don't have either here

When November rolls around and this country continues on its current status quo stumble to bigger and bigger government that spends more, employs more, and does less for those footing the bill, it might be worthwhile to look back to this week's news.

March 21, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint


They chose to break DUI law

Here's a guy who should have a statue erected.

March 20, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint


It's such a pretty lie

Americans are, unfortunately, used to being lied to by people running for office.

March 18, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint


It's still treason

This is what we've been talking about all these months.

March 16, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint


Do we even care any more?

Do we even care any more?

March 15, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint


It's our own fault

March 14, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint


Don’t play with your food (stamps)

March 13, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint


We have the answer

March 11, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint


KWEC numbers up for 2011

March 09, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint


Law talks should continue statewide

March 08, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint


Get registered, and vote

March 07, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint


Fishing for an answer

March 06, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint


We ought to care

March 04, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint


We'll foot the bill -- again

March 02, 2012 | Chuck Smith | Viewpoint


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Leading by example

On Saturday night, the Barton County Soil Conservation District (part of the Natural Conservation Service) held its annual Conservation Awards banquet at Barton Community College.

January 24, 2015 | Dale Hogg | Viewpoint


Emotional recharge

Who doesn't like to see Kansas ranking near the top of a positive poll? This week we learned that Kansas is ranked the No. 4 Most Emotionally Recharged state for 2015, according to the Lantern Emotional Balance Index.

January 22, 2015 | Susan Thacker | Viewpoint


A worthy effort

The Great Bend Municipal Airport is an important piece of our community's history. Dating back to World War II, it was constructed in the early 1940s as an Army Air Force Base to train Boeing B-29 Superfortress bomber crews.

January 19, 2015 | Dale Hogg | Viewpoint


Time to step up

There will be a general election in Barton County come April 7. On the ballot will be several school board, mayoral and city council positions, as well as openings on the Barton Community College and Ellinwood District Hospital boards.

January 17, 2015 | Dale Hogg | Viewpoint


​A vote for status quo

Sen. Mitch Holmes, R-St. John, recently told constituents that the Legislature hasn't given up on the idea of doing away with April elections. The idea is to add city and school board races to November ballots and perhaps boost election turnout. There has also been talk of making them partisan races.

January 15, 2015 | Susan Thacker | Viewpoint


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