Barton County Sheriff
County Shops were notified that the stop sign at NE 70 Road and NE 140 Ave. had been down for two days.
Three saddles and a cutting torch were taken from a barn at 1330 NE 10 Ave., sometime in the last two weeks.
Two cows were stolen from 1374 NW 130 Road on July 18 or 19.
A lightning strike in the Pawnee Rock area started a grass fire around 4:15 p.m. Thursday on the north side of U.S. 56, and power was out in the city. Midwest Energy responded and energy was restored around 5 p.m.
Great Bend Fire Department
Firefighters made 11 ambulance runs on Thursday. There were no fires.
Great Bend Police
A woman reported her wallet was stolen Thursday at Walmart.
Someone broke the windows on a semi-trailer at 5501 Ninth St., it was reported Thursday.
Barton County Jail
Booked July 28
Mark Karnes, Great Bend — Battery domestic violence
Lea Froetschner, Great Bend — Battery
Christopher W. Behnke, Great Bend — Three warrants for contempt, and failure to appear
Susan Petz, Ellinwood — Serve sentence
Released July 28
Melissa Slack, Great Bend — $370 cash bond
Mark A. Karnes — $1,000 surety bond
Julie Rogers, Hutchinson — Released to other agency
Lea A. Froetschner — $1,000 surety