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Cop Shop (9/16) »

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Barton County Sheriff’s Office Service Log (9/16) Injury Accident At 6:22 a.m. Trent Miley at NE 90 Road & NE 50 Avenue reported a missed turn caused him to put his truck in the ditch. Has a gash on his arm. Non Injury Accident At 5:07 p.m. Heather Reeh at NW 90 Avenue & NW […]

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Barton County Sheriff’s Booking Activity (9/16) »

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BOOKED: Jessica Vasquez of Great Bend on Barton County District Court warrant for failure to appear. Bond is $1,000.00 C/S. BOOKED: Maygen J. Kilgore of Ellinwood on a Great Bend Municipal Court warrant for failure to appear with bond set at $500.00 C/S. BOOKED: Dennis Cannon of Great Bend on a Great Bend Municipal Court […]

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Wednesday Weather »

Scattered thunderstorms are possible once again tonight across the region, with the greatest chances generally east of a line extending from Lincoln to Wichita to Winfield. While widespread severe weather is unlikely, a few strong to marginally severe storms are possible, capable of dime to quarter size hail, 50 to 60 mph winds and locally heavy rain.

Today Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Tonight A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. East wind 7 […]

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Man electrocuted in Pratt Co. accident »

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PRATT, Kan. — County Fire, Rescue, and Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the area of Lake Road and Country Club Road near Pratt Tuesday afternoon on the report of an electrocution. . Authorities say a 58-year-old man apparently came into contact with a 7,200 volt power line while using a bucket truck. The man was […]

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Hahn Brothers Supercross Shootout is this weekend in Great Bend »

Wil Hahn greets local enthusiast Kaeden Amerine (of Great Bend) before the inaugural race in 2013. Pre-event meet and greet with the community will again be held on Thursday, Sept. 18th in Jack Kilby Square.

This weekend, thousands of people will converge at the Great Bend Expo Complex to take part in not one, but two rapidly growing motorcycle events. The 7th Annual Big Bend Bike Rally and the 2nd Annual Hahn Brothers Supercross Shootout happen this Saturday with the motocross racing carrying into Sunday. Rachel Mawhirter, Marketing Director for […]

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Great Bend prepares upcoming snow and ice removal policy »

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Each fall, a copy of the snow and ice control policy is placed on the Great Bend City Council’s agenda for the first council meeting in October for consideration. The policy provides a uniform understanding of the priorities and procedures used to combat snow and ice related road conditions. Don Craig, Great Bend’s Director of […]

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Brain exercises, fitness topics of next MCA presentation at St. Rose »

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Which would be more effective for your brain functioning – computer training or a gym membership? How useful are crossword puzzles and other mental activities for exercising your brain? These and other questions will be answered during the next televideo presentation at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center. The event, which is free and open […]

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Cop Shop (9/15) »

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Barton County Sheriff’s Office Service Log (9/15) Non Injury Accident At 8:56 a.m. Buck Causey at the 1000 block o NE 130 Avenue reported a Rainbow Truck did not have any damage but hit a power line. Burglary / Not in Progress At 9:50 a.m. Larry Henjy at the 100 block of N US 281 […]

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Barton County Sheriff’s Booking Activity (9/15) »

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BOOKED: Ellis Jones III of Hutchinson on Barton County case for no driver’s license, no proof of liability insurance, and speeding. Bond is set in lieu of $1,000.00 C/S. BOOKED: Grayland James Jr. of Great Bend on a Great Bend Municipal warrant for contempt of court. Must serve 16 days. BOOKED: Jerry Ellerbe of Sage […]

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Great Bend zoo has to euthanize older lion »

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Monday the Great Bend Brit Spaugh Zoo lost one of its older residents. Barusha, the 18-year old female lion was euthanized. Barusha’s health has been deteriorating for some time. She was on several medications and recently lost her eyesight. She was euthanized due to her ill health. The City will continue to seek replacement for animals […]

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