LSH escapee caught in Utah
LARNED — Escaped sex offender John Freeman Colt, who walked out of the Sexual Predator Treatment Program of Larned State Hospital on June 30, has been captured in Utah.
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County Commission and City Council will meet Monday
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The Barton County Commission will meet Monday morning and the Great Bend City Council will meet Monday evening.

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 proclamation honoring the Great Bend High School football team which finished the season 8-3 with a district record of 4-0, the Kansas Association Of Counties 2019 membership and the Kansas County Commissioners Association 2019 membership.

The Great Bend City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the City Office, 1209 Williams. The agenda includes: an agreement from the Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad Company for the installation of railway-highway crossing signals, flashing light straight post type and gates at a grade crossing on Lincoln Street; an Housing Opportunities Inc. tax credit application; a recognition of outgoing councilmembers; and an evaluation of City Administrator Kendal Francis.