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.
RUSH CENTER - Starting on Tuesday, June 14, the BNSF Railway Co. will begin a permitted railroad crossing repair project on U.S. 183 just outside of the city of Rush Center on the northern city limits in Rush County.
Barton County Walk To End Alzheimer's will be held from 4-8 p.m. Monday, June 20, in the Barton County Courthouse Square. Freewill offerings will be accepted for hot dogs, watermelon and games for kids.
The Great Bend High School roof is undergoing repairs this week. School officials said anyone coming to the GBHS building Thursday or Friday should first call the school office, 792-1521, and ask where it is safe to park. This will prevent possible damage from tar over-spray from the wind.