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Barton College to feature woodwind ensemble concert »

The Barton Community College music department will sponsor the “Double Reed Ensemble” concert featuring well-known double reed specialist Kay Werth at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 4 in the Dorothy Moses Morrison Chapel in the Fine Arts Building.

Werth will play with an ensemble of woodwinds including an oboe, English horn and bassoon.  She is considered an expert with woodwind instruments and is able to perform on multiple instruments within the woodwind family and is also able to assemble oboes and bassoons.

Photo cutline: Kay Werth is an instructor from Fort Hays State University and she performs regularly with the Salina Symphony and the Fort Hays Symphony and Orchestra.

The Barton Community College music department will sponsor the “Double Reed Ensemble” concert featuring well-known double reed specialist Kay Werth at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 4 in the Dorothy Moses Morrison Chapel in the Fine Arts Building. Werth will play with an ensemble of woodwinds including an oboe, English horn and bassoon.  She is considered […]

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Golf scramble to benefit wounded Fort Riley soldiers »

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Barton Community College’s sixth-annual Wounded Warrior Golf Scramble, which benefits wounded soldiers from Fort Riley, is set for Saturday, May 17. The Wounded Warrior Scramble is an opportunity to not only support our soldiers, but thank them for their dedicated service to our country. Shotgun start is set for 9 a.m. at the Custer Hill […]

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Barton Community College Library to have pamphlet art contest »

The Cohen Center for Kansas History houses a collection of more than 1,200 books that were donated by Bart and Mary Cohen.  The Cohens intended for their donations to be the foundation for an ever-growing collection.

The Barton Community College Library will hold an art contest beginning April 10 to determine the artwork for ten Cohen Center for Kansas History (CCKH) trivia pamphlets.  Submissions must be done in pencil or colored pencil and must be received by May 12.  Contest is open to all students, Barton employees, and community members.  Multiple […]

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Thelma Northcutt hits the trifecta with Sunflower Diversified’s help »

Thelma Northcutt is now able to operate the big baler’s controls at

Sunflower Recycling from her wheelchair. Sunflower Diversified staff members 

helped make this happen.

It is not at all uncommon for a Sunflower Diversified Services client to reach a new milestone. But Thelma Northcutt has hit the trifecta in recent weeks, taking personal growth to the next level. Northcutt has fulfilled a long-time dream of living in her own apartment and added to her job responsibilities. Oh yeah, and she is engaged to […]

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St. Rose laboratory continues its prestigious CAP accreditation »

E.J. Shepherd, St. Rose lab assistant, conducts a lab test on

a patient. The lab recently was re-accredited by the College of American 

Pathologists.

It’s not like St. Rose laboratory personnel set aside time to prepare for inspection. Instead, it is part of the daily routine. And once again the diligence has paid off, said Daran Frevert, technical lab supervisor. The College of American Pathologists (CAP) recently re-accredited the lab, as it has been doing continuously since the early 1970′s. St. Rose’s […]

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Barton County Sheriff’s Booking Activity (4/23) »

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BOOKED: Robert Glickman of Great Bend on a Great Bend Municipal Court case for battery/DV. Bond set in lieu of $1,000.00 C/S or 48 hour OR bond. BOOKED: Timothy Henry of Great Bend on a Great Bend Municipal Court case for driving while suspended and defective trail lights. Bond set in lieu of $500.00 C/S […]

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Thursday Weather »

An active weather pattern is setting up for this weekend with a couple severe weather episodes likely. Severe storms will be possible Saturday evening for locations along and west of Interstate 135. The threat will shift east on Sunday with severe storms possible along and especially east of Interstate 135.

Today A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 17 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 44. North northwest wind 8 to 13 mph […]

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More reaction on Barton County Commissioner Don Cates’ tragic death »

Cates, Don

We continue to get more reaction on the plane crash that killed Barton County Commissioner Don Cates. Tuesday afternoon that news came out that Cates was flying a crop duster plane near Garfield when it struck a power line and crashed into a ditch. Barton County Counselor/Administrator Richard Boeckman talks about the overwhelming shock upon […]

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Camp Hope makes it official, moving camp to Barton College »

Camp Hope

After the fire burned down the Conference Center at Camp Aldrich 12 days ago, plans were put in motion to find new locations for upcoming events on the grounds Northeast of Great Bend. A big concern was the location for Camp Hope. Camp Hope, the camp held for kids battling cancer, called Camp Aldrich its […]

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Barton County Sheriff’s Booking Activity (4/22) »

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BOOKED: Matthew Cooley of Great Bend on a Great Bend Municipal Court case for criminal trespass. Bond is set in lieu of $500.00 C/S or 48 hour OR bond. BOOKED: Roxanne Allende of Great Bend on a Great Bend Municipal Court case for batter/DV in lieu of $1,000.00 C/S or 48 hour OR bond. BOOKED: […]

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