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Three arrested, further arrests pending in Great Bend drug bust »

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On Monday, October 27, at approximately 8 p.m., the Great Bend Police Department assisted by the Barton County Sheriff’s Office arrested three subjects for sale of marijuana in the area of McArthur Lake. In excess of one pound of marijuana was located at the scene. Marijuana estimated value in excess of $4,000.00. A fourth known […]

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Cop Shop (10/27) »

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Barton County Sheriff’s Office Service Log (10/27) Theft At 11:17 a.m. John Wrench at 51 McKinley Street reported a truck was stolen. Non Injury Accident At 3:13 p.m. Dawn Sandon at 150 SW 40 Avenue reported that something large came through the property and tore down power lines. Burglary / In Progress At 8:51 p.m. […]

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GBRC – Stop ‘N Learn: Creepy Crawly »

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The Great Bend Recreation Commission will be hosting a free Stop ‘N Learn Session titled, “Creepy Crawly” on Wednesday, October 29th, from 12:00 – 1:00 pm at the Great Bend Activity Center (2715 18th).  This program will also be held Friday, October 31st, at the Sr. Center (2005 Kansas Ave.) starting at 1:00 pm.  Why do some animals […]

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Barton County Sheriff’s Booking Activity (10/27) »

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BOOKED: Michael Wheeler of Great Bend on Barton County District Court case on a serve sentence. BOOKED: Antonio Brison of Great Bend on a Great Bend Municipal Court warrant for contempt, no bond. BOOKED: Wendel Akins of Great Bend on Barton County District Court warrant for probation violation, bond is $2,500.00 C/S. BOOKED: Christopher Buckley […]

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Rush Co. woman hospitalized after car hits culvert »

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HAYS- A Kansas woman was injured in an accident just before 2 p.m. on Monday in Ellis County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2004 Ford E350 driven by Jacqueline A. Lattin, 38, Hays, was southbound on U.S.183 a mile south of Mount Pleasant Road. The vehicle failed to yield right of way and turned […]

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U.S.D. 428 Board of Education Agenda. (Thursday Luncheon Meeting) »

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BOARD OF EDUCATION UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT 428 Riley Elementary School, 1515 – 10th Street, Great Bend, Kansas AGENDA October 30, 2014 12:00 Noon 1. Call to Order / Roll Call Mr. Mauler 2. Adoption of Agenda Mr. Mauler 3. Recognition of Visitors Mr. Mauler 4. Change in Teacher Recruitment Software Mr. Mauler The district currently […]

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Get ready to be “WOWED!” »

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The Great Bend Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce their new 2015 Membership Directory and Community Profile. The Chamber will be distributing this high quality publication to every member in February 2015, plus circulating the extra books throughout Great Bend and in relocation packets to new residents throughout the year. They encourage all Chamber members […]

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Resilience skills topic of next St. Rose ITV presentation »

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The 10 factors of resilience will be the topic for the next interactive televideo (ITV) presentation at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center. The free and open-to-the-public session is set for 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5 in the St. Dominic Room. Cathy Pendleton, licensed clinical social worker, will lead the discussion. “The 10 […]

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Deer poached on Pawnee Co. property used for youth hunts »

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LARNED, Kan. (AP) — A man who leases his land in Pawnee County so children with life-threatening illnesses can hunt says some of the deer are being poached. Tim Schaller says he was upset earlier this month when he found a poached buck with meat, head and antlers intact. It was at least the fourth […]

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Russell man hospitalized after car goes airborne in Barton Co. »

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 HOISINGTON, Kan. – A Kansas man was injured in an accident just after 7 p.m. on Saturday in Barton County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 1972 Chevy passenger vehicle driven by Allen Wayne Strecker, 65, Russell, was traveling northbound on U.S. 281 fifteen miles south of Russell. The vehicle entered the west ditch, went […]

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