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Barton Community College’s Fall Mini Classes offer new computer skills

Barton Community College is accepting enrollments now for fall mini classes that will allow participants to build or enhance their creativity and computer skills. The mini classes to be offered this fall are InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and Web Basics II, and From Yearbook to Webmaster. Barton's Web Content Management Specialist Dana Allison will teach the classes in the Technical Building, T-111.

August 16, 2011 | | Local News


GB man injured in motorcycle wreck

A Great Bend man remains hospitalized in Wichita following a one-vehicle accident involving his motorcycle early Sunday morning, the Barton County Sheriff's Office reported.

August 15, 2011 | | Local News


Derek Grabast thankful for help

By Derek Grabast

August 15, 2011 | | Local News


Grabast family starts Chinese journey

EDITOR'S NOTE: The Great Bend Tribune will follow the journey of Derek Grabast of Hudson for innovative stem-cell treatment in Beijing, China.

August 15, 2011 | | Local News


Heroes like Froelich walk in our midst

By Allen Schmidt

August 15, 2011 | | Local News


Barton sets auditions for early fall play, “Almost, Maine”

Auditions for Barton Community College's fall play, "Almost Maine," by John Cariani, are scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, in BCC's Fine Arts Auditorium.

August 14, 2011 | | Local News


Chamber Open House for KHC Exhibit

The public is invited to an Open House by the Lucas Area Chamber of Commerce from 7 to 9 p.m, on Wednesday, to celebrate the Kansans Tell Their Stories Exhibit, currently on display at the Flying Pig Studio & Gallery in downtown Lucas.

August 14, 2011 | | Local News


Salvation Army distributes backpacks

With financial support from Golden Belt Community Foundation, Credit Union of America, various donations from many other individuals and organizations, Salvation Army of Barton County has supplied over 400 backpacks to students of Barton County this year. The backpacks were packed with school supplies at Simpson Hall, courtesy of the Meyers Chapel AME Church. Volunteers from the Presbyterian Church packed the backpacks and young men from Morton House assisted in hauling the completed backpacks from Meyers Chapel to the Salvation Army Family store where, on Aug. 11, 12 and 13, the majority of the backpacks were distributed.

August 14, 2011 | | Local News


Barton County under thunderstorm watch

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 772

August 12, 2011 | | Local News


Openings still available for free 4-year-old preschool program

Helping Hands Preschool, along with Great Bend-based USD 428, are looking for children to fill a limited number of openings still available in the 4-Year-old At-Risk program for the upcoming school year. This free program is sponsored by a grant from the Kansas State Board of Education. Helping Hands administers this program for children living in the Great Bend school district.

August 12, 2011 | | Local News


Barbara Bushnell: Leaving a Legacy

"We are remembered forever by the tracks we leave." ~ Unknown

August 12, 2011 | | Local News


Kansas Wetlands Education Center programs

Birding Basics and Cheyenne Birding Field Trip will be held in August at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center, 592 NE K-156 Highway.

August 10, 2011 | | Local News


Kansas Bar Foundation accepting IOLTA grant applications

TOPEKA -The Kansas Bar Foundation has set the deadline for Interest on Lawyers' Trust Accounts (IOLTA) 2011 grant applications to October 7. The KBF awarded $84,500 in grants to charitable organizations across Kansas from funds generated through the Interest on Lawyers' Trust Accounts (IOLTA) program.

August 09, 2011 | | Local News


Barton Community College Foundation names new members, elects officers

The Barton Community College Foundation Board of Directors recently welcomed five new board members and elected officers for the 2011-12 academic year.

August 09, 2011 | Susan Thacker | Local News


Otis library issue on city agenda

By Jim Misunas

August 09, 2011 | | Local News


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Sen. Moran now accepting applications for summer internships

Positions available in Washington, D.C., and Kansas offices

January 22, 2015 | | Local News


Chamber Coffee

This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Dress It Up at the Great Bend Chamber of Commerce Board Room, 1125 Williams, at 9:30 a.m., today. Host will be Julie Smith with greeters Melinda Kurth and Pete Schartz. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.

January 22, 2015 | | Local News


Dr. Watts impressed with health-care legacy at St. Rose

Larry Watts, M.D., has become a familiar face to the staff at St. Rose Health Center but in upcoming months he will be introduced to many others in the community.

January 22, 2015 | | Local News


Personnel on BCC agenda

The Barton Community College Board of Trustees will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday in room F-30 of the Fine Arts Building. Items on the agenda include an executive session for discussion of personnel, as well as reports on faculty accreditation and other topics.

January 20, 2015 | | Local News


BCC Library to host History Snapshot

Barton Community College will host "Kansas History Snapshot: E. Haldeman-Julius: Controversial Publisher and Free-Thinker," a presentation by Dean of Library Services and Curator of Special Collections at Pittsburg State University Randy Roberts, at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29 in the Library. Catered refreshments will be served.

January 20, 2015 | | Local News


Survey to begin on US-281 Highway in Barton County

Starting around Tuesday, Jan. 20, and continuing for three weeks, the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) will have a field survey team surveying a section of US-281 Highway in Barton County. The survey area will include the section of US-281 highway 600 feet north and 600 feet south of the US-281 bridge over a drainage tributary, located one mile north of the Great Bend city limits. The purpose of the survey is to gather information necessary to create detailed designs for future highway improvements.

January 18, 2015 | | Local News


Check It Out!

There are many exciting things planned for 2015 at Ellinwood School/Community Library. The Smithsonian Exhibit, "Hometown Teams" will begin January 30th with a Chamber Coffee. Be watching for the various activities scheduled with this event.

January 18, 2015 | | Local News


USD 428 Board of Education special meeting

USD 428 Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m., on Monday at the District Education Center.

January 18, 2015 | | Local News


Kansas 150 1901-1925

February 04, 2011 | | Local News


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