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

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BOOKED: Tyler Turner of Great Bend on Great Bend Municipal warrant for failure to appear, bond set in lieu of $1,000.00 C/S. BOOKED: Travis Greene of Great Bend on a Barton County District Court warrant for failure to appear. Bond was set at $1,000.00 C/S. BOOKED: Amy Sneath of Great Bend on a Barton County […]

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Sunflower Early Ed Center appreciates doctors’ referrals »

McKinley Phillips, early childhood special education teacher, interacts

with little Jude Jeska, who was referred to Sunflower’s Early Education Center by 

a local physician for speech and developmental concerns. The center has 

streamlined the referral process.

Cathy Estes and her colleagues have always appreciated physicians who refer children to Sunflower Diversified Services’ Early Education Center (EEC) when a developmental delay is suspected or a medical problem needs intervention. But Estes, children’s services coordinator, wanted to streamline the process and designed a one-page referral form for busy doctors’ offices. “We came up with a simple form […]

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Ellis Co. man facing several charges following fiery rollover accident »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post Joseph King, 34, Ellis, is facing several charges, including aggravated battery, after to an incident last month in which King allegedly fled the scene after the vehicle he was driving hit a bridge, rolled and caught on fire. He is accused of leaving his passenger, a 43-year-old Hays woman, behind. […]

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Fire Marshal determines cause of rural Rush Co. house fire »

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MCCRACKEN – An investigator with the State Fire Marshal’s office completed an investigation Thursday of a fire at rural Rush County home. The fire in a 2-story residence at 1277 Avenue G started just before 3 p.m. on Wednesday according to Rush County Sheriff Ward Corsair. The investigation determined that items stacked too close to […]

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Dominicans plan public ceremony for closing of St. Rose towers »

Circles Closing Ceremony is set for Saturday, May 2.

Sister Celeste Albers acknowledged that the razing of the St. Rose circular towers will be difficult to watch this summer. However, she noted, an opportunity to grieve will offer comfort to the whole community. That opportunity is scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at St. Rose. The Circles Closing Ceremony will last about 30 minutes. Sister Celeste is […]

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Man identified in fatal Hoisington fire »

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The Kansas State Fire Marshal’s Office and KBI are investigating a fatal fire in Hoisington. According to Hoisington police, fire crews responded to a fire at a residence at 522 East 5th just after 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Kevin Doel, Public Information Officer for the State Fire Marshal, confirmed the information Thursday. Kevin Doel Audio […]

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2015 Wings ‘N’ Wetlands Festival gets underway this weekend »

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The 2015 Wings ‘N’ Wetlands Festival is scheduled for Friday and Saturday and will offer participants a unique opportunity to view two of the best birding spots of the Central Flyway, Cheyenne Bottoms and Quivira National Wildlife Refuge. Curtis Wolf, Director of the Kansas Wetlands Education Center, says there will be many opportunities for bird enthusiasts throughout these […]

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Cop Shop (4/22) »

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Barton County Sheriff’s Office Service Log (4/22) Chase / All Units Standby At 7:55 a.m. at 180 S. US 281 Highway there was a report that Grant McNett ran northbound. Theft At 2:31 p.m. Tristen Hall at 245 NE 30 Road reported someone stole his cell phone during weights. Fire At 4:00 p.m. Keith Riggs […]

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

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BOOKED: William Shaw of Scott City for possession of methamphetamine and paraphernalia through Barton District bond in lieu of $10,000.00 C/S. BOOKED: Derek Marley of Great Bend on Great Bend case for unlawful cultivation or distribution, no tax stamp, and drug paraphernalia. Bond is set at $100,000.00 C/S. BOOKED; Kristen Powell of Great Bend on […]

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Fatal Hoisington house fire under investigation »

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HOISINGTON- The State Fire Marshal’s office and KBI are investigating a fatal fire in Hoisington. According to Hoisington Police, fire crews responded to a fire at a residence at 522 East 5th just after 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Fire crews discovered the body of a male victim in the living room according to police. An […]

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