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Still time to donate to this year’s Invest in Kids Club membership drive »

Chelsea Alexander, Sunflower Early Education Center early childhood

special education teacher, interacts with Joey Cregger. After receiving early 

intervention services, the youngster no longer needs special education. The non-
profit agency’s Invest in Kids Club helps finance services.

Shortly after Joey Cregger’s first birthday, his doctor referred him to Sunflower Diversified’s Early Education Center.By age 3, he had met developmental milestones and no longer needs special education services. Joey’s situation is one of many examples of what early intervention can do and why Sunflower’s Invest in Kids Club is so crucial to a […]

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Two from Lyons hospitalized after truck hits swather in the snow »

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ELLINWOOD – Two Kansas men were injured in an accident just before 10 a.m. on Thursday in Barton County. The Kansas  Highway Patrol reported a 1998 Ford truck driven by was Kevin Lynn Beagley, 45, Lyons, was westbound on U.S. 56 one mile east of Ellinwood. The driver lost control in the snow. The truck […]

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Hoisington woman hospitalized after head-on crash »

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GREAT BEND – A Kansas woman was injured in an accident just before 7:30 a.m. on Thursday in Barton County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2003 Dodge passenger car driven by Debra V. Larkin, 36, Great Bend, was southbound on U.S. 281 two miles south of Hoisington. The driver lost control due to the […]

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Rollover accident involving 23-year old Ellinwood man »

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On Wednesday, December 17 at approximately 12 a.m., a white in color 1998 Chevrolet 1500 owned and operated by Cody W. Bryant of Ellinwood was eastbound in the 1400 block of NE 20 Road when it overturned approximately two and a half times coming to rest on its top and facing to the south. The […]

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Cop Shop (12/17) »

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Barton County Sheriff’s Office Service Log (12/17) Injury Accident At 6:31 a.m. John Glynn at NE 150 Avenue & NE 20 Road reported the vehicle is upside down. Does not see anyone at the vehicle. Non Injury Accident At 11:47 a.m. Linda Harper at Railroad Avenue & W. US 56 Highway reported an accident with […]

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Barton County Sheriff’s Booking Activity (12/17) »

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BOOKED: Bo Jack Coley of Great Bend on Great Bend Municipal warrant for failure to appear. Bond is set in lieu of $2,000.00 C/S. BOOKED: Brian Palmer of Rush Center on Ness County District Court warrant for giving a worthless check, bond is set in lieu of $1,000.00 C/S. BOOKED: Tara Ruiz of Great Bend […]

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Barton Community College to offer outreach classes in St. John »

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Barton Community College will offer outreach classes for the spring 2015 semester at St. John High School, 406 N.  Monroe.  General Psychology will meet from 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 13 through May 12.  Public Speaking will meet from 6:15-9:15 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 15 through May 14. Each course is worth three credit hours.  Students can […]

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What sealed the deal for Larned landing Taco Bell? »

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Last week the City of Larned made the news official that they will be getting a Taco Bell to come to town. The first Taco Bell opened in Wichita in 1987 and the company has continued to search for new locations to expand their restaurant chain. Pawnee County Economic Development Director Lauren Long said conversations […]

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Cop Shop (12/16) »

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Barton County Sheriff’s Office Service Log (12/16) Injury Accident At 7:35 a.m. it was reported that Daniel V. Virgil, age 28 of Great Bend, was south on Washington. Cindy Aracely Esquivel-Dominguez failed to yield at a stop sign. Virgil collided with Esquivel-Dominguez. Virgil did not need medical treatment and Esquivel-Dominguez had minor injuries and refused […]

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Barton County Sheriff’s Booking Activity (12/16) »

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BOOKED: Penny Demel of Great Bend on Great Bend Municipal Court warrant for contempt of court. No bond. BOOKED: Zachary Dryer on a Rush County case for domestic battery and criminal damage, his bond is set at $1,250.00 C/S. BOOKED: Joseph Hale of Great Bend on Great Bend Municipal case for batter DV, bond set […]

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