Venture Corporation will be working on 24th Street between McKinley and Harrison Streets starting through Wednesday, Oct. 13. Expect to see lane closures, traffic diversions, rough roads without lane lines, and increased dust during construction.
At some point, Brit Spaugh Zoo underwent a branding change, and started being known at Great Bend Zoo. But in recent days, city officials have reaffirmed the inclusion of the zoo's founder's name. City Administrator Howard Partington said the zoo's name is "Great Bend Brit Spaugh Zoo." Zoo Director Scott Gregory said he's fine with the name change. Brit Spaugh (1901-1966) was a World War II veteran who came home ...
Mark Dvorak, a nationally known folk singer and songwriter, will appear in The Back Room of the Barton County Arts Center, Forest and Main, Great Bend at 2 p.m., Sunday. Admission is $10 and, since seating is limited, advance reservations or tickets are encouraged. Tickets may be purchased weekday afternoons at the Arts Center or seats may be reserved by e-mail through email@example.com or by calling 620-792-3097.
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.
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.
WICHITA - A Rice County man has pleaded guilty to federal child pornography charges, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said Tuesday.
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.
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.
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." Central Kansans will be able to see and hear this for themselves at 7:30 tonight, ...
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.
Carlos Gonzales Hernandez vs Christal Marie Hernandez Esmeralda Garza vs Conrad M. Montoya John Murphy vs Amy Murphy William Lee Jones vs Tamera Rae Jones Stacie Denae Michaelis vs Kevin John Michaelis Shawna M. Beran vs Brent G. Beran Richard A. Hawthorne Jr. vs Mona Erika Hawthorn Israel Miguel Rios vs Hope Marie Rios Danielle D. Barnett vs Jacob John Barnett Susan Marie Battin-Harger vs William LeRoy Harger John M. Stevenson vs Laura J. Stevenson ...
Dogs were removed from 132 Pine St. in Great Bend on Thursday, after reportedly being left without shelter, food or water.
Students at Great Bend's Holy Family School and the Prince of Peace Parish accepted a challenge to make videos about "The Four Pillars of Stewardship."
The National Weather Service in Dodge City issused a winter weather advisory for Pawnee, Stafford and Hodgeman counties, Friday including the cities of Larned, Stafford, St. John, Hudson, Hanston and Jetmore. All counties south of Barton and Rice County are affected. The winter weather advisory for snow and isolated sleet is in effect until 11 p.m. Friday. Snow accumulations betweern 3 to 5 inches are forecast. Snow-packed roads will lead to hazardous driving conditions. One-half ...
The Barton County Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Monday at the Barton County Courthouse, 1400 Main in Great Bend. The agenda includes a project to improve the Wetlands and Wildlife National Scenic Byway overlook east of Hoisington, the Doonan communications tower replacement project and a Southwst Kansas Area on Aging Board appointment.