Thanksgiving Day Rain before noon, then freezing rain. Some thunder is also possible. Temperature falling to around 28 by 5pm. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.2 of an inch possible. Thursday Night Freezing […]
As a service to the Great Bend area residents, Great Bend Regional Hospital will provide a community lab fair on Tuesday, December 1 and Friday, December 4. From 6:00 a.m. to 7:30 a.m., staff from the hospital’s in-house laboratory will offer numerous lab tests at drastically reduced prices. Participants should use the emergency room entrance on the […]
The Light to Unite Holiday Hustle Fun Run, Walk or Bike scheduled for tonight in Veterans Park in Great Bend has been postponed a week due to potential bad weather. The event will now take place on Friday December 4th. The event is a fundraiser for the United Way of Central Kansas.
Larned Recreation Commission Director Mike Seeman has wanted to make upgrades to the concession and restroom facilities at Jordaan Park in Larned for four years. Seeman acknowledged that the building is vastly outdated and does not meet ADA guidelines. The Larned City Council agreed to allow the bid process to commence, but there were only […]
Golden Belt Community Foundation recently completed the November competitive grant cycle and awarded a total of $14,058. The foundation supports programs or projects that are innovative, collaborative, proactive, measurable and sustainable. Competitive Grant Awards for November, 2015 include: Grants Funded Through the Kansas Health Foundation Youth Endowment Fund $300 – Family Crisis Center – Spanish […]
Barton County Sheriff’s Office Service Log (11/24) Traumatic Injuries At 12:35 p.m. traumatic injuries were reported at 302 N. Cedar Street in Hoisington. 11/25 Non Injury Accident At 2:27 a.m. an accident with a deer was reported at NE 110 Avenue & E. US-56 Highway. Great Bend Police Department Service Log (11/24) Forgery At 8:44 […]
BOOKED: Barrett Day of Hays on a Great Bend Municipal Court warrant for failure to appear, bond set at $2,000.00 C/S. BOOKED: Robert Sigler of Great Bend on a Great Bend parole office parole violation, no bond. BOOKED: Adam Suppes of Great Bend on Barton County District Court warrant for first degree murder, aggravated burglary […]
Great Bend shoppers have the opportunity to participate in a fun event this Saturday as they visit local retail stores and support Small Business Saturday. The seventh annual Great Bend Holiday Cookie Contest is being held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., allowing people to sample cookies from 16 participating business locations and vote for […]
Earlier this year the Golden Belt Community Foundation established the Barton County Pool Grant and Endowment Funds (Funds) as a way to provide long-term support to youth swim programs in Barton County, as well as to help support the indoor pool at Barton Community College. Thanks to community members helping to build the Funds, area […]
Note from the Barton County Engineer: Repairs to a bridge on NE 230 Road, between NE 150 Avenue and NE 140 Road have been completed. NE 230 Road will be reopened from NE 150 Avenue to NE 140 Avenue. The road will be open as of 5 p.m. Tuesday, November 24, 2015.