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Monday brings road construction at Washington and Juco Road »

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The Barton County Highway Department wants to advise all drivers they will have the intersection at North Washington and Juco Road or 30 Road closed off due to street repairs starting Monday morning. The department will be digging out two soft spots and repairing them. The intersection will be open during the evening and weather permitting […]

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Cop Shop (9/18) »

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Barton County Sheriff’s Office Service Log (9/18) Non Injury Accident At 1:44 p.m. Mark Pankarets at 292 NW 190 Road reported his truck sideways in the eastbound ditch. Burglary / In Progress At 2:32 a.m. Veronica Lynch at 2269 NE 50 Avenue reported thinking someone was in her house. Stated it sounds like someone is […]

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Barton County Sheriff’s Booking Activity (9/18) »

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BOOKED: Jacqueline Hudson of Great Bend on Great Bend Municipal Court for failure to appear. Bond is $1,000.00 C/S. BOOKED: Gabrielle Hernandez of Great Bend on Barton County District Court warrant for contempt of court. No bond. BOOKED: John Lynch of Great Bend on BTDC case for obstruction, bond is set in lieu of $2,500.00 […]

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GBMS volleyball teams compete in community-service project »

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The Great Bend Middle School seventh- and eighth-grade volleyball teams are competitive on and off the court. Coach Nicholl Weigel helped organize the teens in a community-service project last week since there were no matches scheduled. The teams were encouraged to donate non-perishable food items to the Food bank of Barton County. Weigel played to […]

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Heartland Cancer Center observes anniversary with three days of events »

Balloons are released during a previous anniversary celebration at

Heartland Cancer Center.

The three-event celebration of Heartland Cancer Center’s (HCC) 11th anniversary promises to have something for everyone, said Dana Foss, facilitator of the Touched by Cancer Support Group. Festivities will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4 with silent and live auctions at the Club at Stoneridge to raise money for cancer patients. Next is the […]

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Cop Shop (9/17) »

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Barton County Sheriff’s Office Service Log (9/17) Non Injury Accident At 12:59 p.m. there was a report from MM 118 on N US 281 Highway of an accident between a maroon suburban and a KDOT truck. Fire At 5:04 p.m. there was a report at SW 70 Road & SW 65 Avenue of hay bales […]

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Barton County Sheriff’s Booking Activity (9/17) »

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BOOKED: Charles Washington on Barton County District Court case for possession of controlled substance, possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia. Bond is set in lieu of $10,000.00 C/S. BOOKED: Christopher Denio of St. John on Stafford County District Court case for battery and obstruction. Bond set in lieu of $2,500.00 C/S. BOOKED: Reashell Kuhns of […]

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Pratt electrocution victim identified »

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Authorities have identified a south-central Kansas man who was killed after coming into contact with a 7,200-volt power line. The Pratt County sheriff’s office said Wednesday that 58-year-old Eric Notter of Pratt was electrocuted while using a bucket truck near the power line. He was pronounced dead Tuesday at Pratt Regional Medical Center. It was […]

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Eagle Radio’s Steve Webster spends a morning putting out fires »

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Steve Webster has survived. Wednesday on City Edition on 1590 KVGB, Eagle Radio aired the show on location at Fire Station #2 on west 10th Street in Great Bend. News Director Steve Webster was challenged by the Great Bend Fire Department to suit up and put out a fire in the department’s new burn building. Captain Luke […]

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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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