HOISINGTON - Thursday morning, Great Bend, Hoisington and Ellinwood Chambers of Commerce held a joint coffee at the Hoisington Activity Center, leading up to an important announcement from the United Way of Central Kansas. The gathering was visited by representatives from both Senator Jerry Moran's and Senator Pat Roberts' offices, signaling the importance of the occasion.
The 2016 Make a Movement will take place Saturday at Brit Spaugh Park. It is a fundraiser for the Dell Hayden Memorial Child Advocacy Center for Abused Children, a program of the Family Crisis Center in Great Bend.
With recent rains in the area, there is a lot of standing water throughout the community and this makes the perfect breeding grounds for mosquitoes, but taking certain steps can reduce the population of these biting insects.
Are your 16 years old or older and enjoy playing horseshoes? If so,the Great Bend Recreation Commission has a night set up for people interested in playing horseshoes so individuals can get together and enjoy a fun evening.
Barton County Landfill staff have been preparing for Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collections and the Bicycle Rodeo as well as performing landfill operations, according to Solider Waste Director Phil Hathcock.
Barton County departments are asked to submit a bi-weekly activity report of statistical information or a summary of services. The following information was presented Monday to the Barton County Commission.