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Hays man arrested after pickup rams police officer’s home »


By KARI BLURTON, Hays Post HAYS -The driver, David C. Holden, 20, Hays, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and unlawful abuse of toxic vapors. A passenger in the truck, Taylor C. Scott, 19, also was arrested on suspicion of with unlawful abuse of toxic vapors. According to HPD Lt. Brandon Wright, Holden […]

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Gingrich will deliver Sebelius lecture at FHSU »


FHSU University Relations The lecture series named for one of Fort Hays State University’s most notable alumni will feature an appearance in April by Newt Gingrich, former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives and a Republican candidate for president. Gingrich, who can still be seen as a regular commentator on CNN, will present “Provocative […]

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Barton Community College Foundation to raise money for scholarships and academic enhancements »

Gary and Anna Burke

Story by Joe Vinduska Photo by Brandon Steinert The Barton Community College Foundation will kick off its Annual Academic Enrichment Fund Campaign titled “Changing Lives – One Gift at a Time” on March 1.  Lifelong area residents and supporters of the college Gary and Anna Burke will serve as honorary co-chairs for the month-long fundraising […]

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Barton Natural Gas Student Rocks the Mic in Barton’s Spring Musical “Godspell” »

James Mayes

Story and Photo by Joe Vinduska Barton Natural Gas Student, 29 year old James Mayes, is knee-deep in his coursework to become a member of the Natural Gas industry, but he has always had the desire to be on stage. He found a way to do both and is a cast-member for the upcoming Barton […]

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Barton Nursing Partnership with St. Rose Health Center Continues to thrive »


February 25, 2015 Story and Photo by Joe Vinduska Nothing can prepare a student for a career like hands-on experience with real-world equipment.  Barton’s Nursing, Adult Healthcare and Pharmacy Technician programs will all have more opportunities for continued real-world scenarios with the help of a recent, sizable donation of about $140,000 worth of equipment from […]

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Monday Barton County Commission Meeting Agenda »

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BOARD OF BARTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Agenda Meeting Monday, March 2, 2015 — 9:00 a.m. Until Close I. OPENING BUSINESS: A. Call Meeting to Order. B. Recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance. C. Consider Approval of the Agenda. D. Minutes of the February 23, 2015, Regular Meeting will not be approved. E. Any citizen wishing to […]

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Pratt woman hospitalized after truck rolls »


STAFFORD – A woman from Pratt was injured in an accident just before 2 p.m. on Friday in Stafford County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2008 Chevy Silverado driven by Brenda C. Hill, 52, was eastbound in the 500 block of South East 60th Street six miles south and two miles west of Stafford […]

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After Hours Cancellations Procedures »

Carquest Weather Cancellations

Due to the weekend weather forecast, Eagle Radio and Great Bend Post would like to inform the public about our after hours cancellations procedures. Please call any and all cancellations or postponements in to Eagle Radio at 620-792-3647.  If no one is here to take your call, please leave a detailed message as to your […]

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Cop Shop (2/26) »


Barton County Sheriff’s Office Service Log (2/26) Unknown Medical At 6:24 p.m. Paul at 245 NE 30 Road reported a teacher told him a male student was throwing up and cannot stop throwing up, possible food poisoning. They are in the science building. Non Injury Accident At 10:51 p.m. Scott St. Clair at NE K-156 […]

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Barton County Sheriff’s Booking Activity (2/26) »


BOOKED: Jessica Owen of Hays on a Barton County District hold for court. BOOKED: Jessica Hamit of Hoisington on Barton County District Court warrant for failure to appear. Bond is $200.00 cash only or 48 hour OR bond. BOOKED: Dustin Sullivan of Great Bend on a Barton County District case for stalking, criminal trespass, and […]

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