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October 05, 2010 | | Local News

Dallas Brass arriving Thursday for band clinic and concert

The Golden Belt Community Concert Association will host the Dallas Brass, one of America's foremost musical ensembles, on Thursday. The group will conduct a high school band clinic in the afternoon and perform a concert that evening.

October 04, 2010 | | Local News

Square Dance Lessons to Begin

Fall Square Dance Lessons sponsored by the Hoisington Swinging Stars Square Dance Club and the Great Bend Recreation Commission will begin Friday evening at the Recreation Center Burnside Room, 1214 Stone, on the west side of the City Auditorium. This is a new location as previous classes.

September 30, 2010 | | Local News

Rice County man pleads guilty to child porn charges

WICHITA - A Rice County man has pleaded guilty to federal child pornography charges, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said Tuesday.

September 28, 2010 | | Local News

Charity poker tournament announced

The top prize in the upcoming Sunflower Diversified Services poker tournament will depend on the number of people who play. If more than 250 players sign up, first prize is $1,500.

September 26, 2010 | | Local News

Selling like hotcakes

A Chris Cakes crew member flips flapjacks at the recent Sunflower Diversified Services fundraiser at the Prince of Peace Parish Center. A pancake-and-sausage dinner was served to 567 people and Sunflower raised $1,417. All proceeds go to central Kansans with special needs.

September 23, 2010 | | Local News

Theatrical gift

September 22, 2010 | | Local News

Guitarist Nick Charles back from Down Under

According to Brian Wise of Rhythms Magazine, "You don't quite realize just what a fine player Nick Charles is until you see him close up. The fingers literally fly across the frets as if more than two and a half decades of performing, recording and touring have honed his skills to perfection."

September 21, 2010 | | Local News

Community Concert Association to present classical pianist Eric Himy

Eric Himy is known as a brilliant classical pianist with the wit of a true entertainer. He will perform the second concert of the Golden Belt Community Concert Association's 2010-11 season at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Great Bend Municipal Auditorium, Lakin and Stone. The concert is available to concert association members. Full-time students will be admitted to the concert for a $5 donation at the door. The auditorium will open at 6:30 p.m.

September 20, 2010 | | Local News

August Divorce Filings

Carlos Gonzales Hernandez vs Christal Marie Hernandez

September 19, 2010 | | Local News

August Marriage Licenses

Nicolas Alan Taylor, Great Bend and Leslie Lynn Lindberg, Great Bend

September 19, 2010 | | Local News

Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion Programs Celebrate Senior Corps Week

Fort Hays State University Foster Grandparents and Senior Companions will join the nationwide celebration of the first Senior Corps Week, Sept. 20-24, spotlighting the extraordinary work done by Senior Corps members in communities across Kansas.

September 19, 2010 | | Local News

Air Festival & Fly-in

The Great Bend Municipal Airport Air Festival & Fly-in concludes Sunday, Sept. 19, with activities from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Concessions will be available. Many airplanes arrived at the airport this weekend, and are on display. Watch for remote-control aircraft demonstrations as well.

September 18, 2010 | Susan Thacker | Local News

Barton offers motorcycle safety training

Barton Community College will offer the Beginner Rider Motorcycle Safety Course Sept. 24-26 in Great Bend. The course is being taught by Motorcycle Safety Foundation certified instructors Dan Myers and Jeff Young, who have taught more than 1,500 students in more than a decade of instruction.

September 15, 2010 | | Local News

Gov. candidates spar over federal bailouts

TOPEKA (AP) - Democrat Tom Holland is trying to gain ground in the Kansas governor's race by linking the Republican nominee, U.S. Sen. Sam Brownback, to federal financial bailouts. Brownback's campaign contends that Holland is distorting the senator's record.

September 15, 2010 | | Local News

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Great Bend Community Theatre's next production, the murder-suspense drama "Deathtrap," opens Thursday at the Crest Theater.

February 19, 2018 | Susan Thacker | Local News

BCC students honored in Topeka for academics

Five students from Barton Community College in the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society were recognized as members of the PTK All-Kansas Academic Team during ...

February 19, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News

Barton Pink Out raises $2,500 for Camp Hope

Barton Community College raised $2,500 for Camp Hope at its Pink Out Night on Feb. 14. People wore pink T-shirts at the BCC basketball ...

February 19, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News

Local churches to host Lenten Luncheons

The Barton County Association of Churches announces the 2018 Lenten Luncheons. The purpose of these weekly ecumenical gatherings is to provide an opportunity to join ...

February 19, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News

Chamber Legacy Award goes to Kids Ag Day in 25th year

It is so much more than horseshoe demonstrations and hay rack rides. The annual Kids Ag Day event has been educating young minds about the ...

February 17, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News

Jason Mayers named NextGen Leader

For boldly investing in the Great Bend community, Jason Mayers was awarded the 2017 NextGen Leader of the Year award from the Great Bend Chamber ...

February 17, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Local News

Mark Mingenback named 2017 Citizen of the Year

For his selfless dedication to promoting and bettering the Great Bend community, Mark Mingenback earned the 2017 Citizen of the Year award from the Great ...

February 17, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Local News

Great Bend Children's Clinic earns 2017 Business of the Year Award

For their support and impact on the local business community by providing quality care for children, the Great Bend Children's Clinic was named the ...

February 17, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Local News

County Commission meets Tuesday, City Council meets Monday

The Barton County Commission the Great Bend City Council will both meet this week.

February 17, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News

Valentine delivery

Fifth-grader Adrianna Estes delivers valentines to Virginia Zumalt and other residents of Cherry Village Benevolence. Both fifth-grade classes at Riley Elementary School made the valentines ...

February 17, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Local News

Marmie Auto Group acquires Dove dealership

Late last year, the owners of Marmie Ford and Marmie Motors in Great Bend had the opportunity to expand their enterprise by purchasing the Doonan ...

February 17, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Local News

Courthouse structural study nearly done

With the Barton County Courthouse turning 100 years old this year, the first steps in determining how to restore the aging building are underway.

February 16, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News

2017 a busy weather year in Barton County

Barton County and central Kansas were no strangers to nasty weather last year. Now, with the beginning of this year's severe weather season looming ...

February 15, 2018 | Dale Hogg | Local News

Jefferson Jets

Great Bend USD 428 photos from Jefferson Elementary School.

February 15, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Local News

Fun in the Sun

The My Backyard Playground outside the GBRC Activity Center was a busy place Thursday after children were dismissed from school early and temperatures reached the ...

February 15, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Local News

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