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Jobless rate down in Barton County and the region »

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TOPEKA – While the statewide unemployment rate remained relatively flat, the jobless rate in Barton County fell from August to September, according to the Kansas Department of Labor. Barton County jobless numbers fell from 3.3 percent in August to 2.9 percent in September. There was a similar drop in Pawnee County 3.7 to 3.4%.  Rush […]

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Monday Barton County Commission Agenda »

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BOARD OF BARTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Agenda Meeting Monday, October 20, 2014 – 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. Consider Minutes of the October 13, 2014, Regular Meeting. E. Any citizen wishing to make statements during […]

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Qigong topic for next Parkinson’s Support Group meeting at St. Rose »

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Parkinson’s disease patients who want to enhance their vitality, balance and coordination may benefit from an upcoming presentation at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center. The Parkinson’s Support Group meeting is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28 in the St. Dominic Room. Janet Allan of Great Bend will explain and demonstrate the practice of […]

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Week 7 High School Football Scores (10/17) »

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Week 7 High School Football Schedule (10/17) Western Athletic Conference / Great Bend’s 5A District 6 Great Bend 27, Newton 0 Buhler 55, Hays 21 Hutchinson 62, Garden City 14 Wichita Northwest 61, Dodge City 14 Liberal 27, Goddard 23 Salina South 14, Salina Central 7 Area 11-Man Teams Hoisington 60, Ellsworth 6 Holcomb 40, Larned 7 LaCrosse 48, Smith Center 14 Beloit 54, TMP 7 Norton […]

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Cop Shop (10/16) »

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Barton County Sheriff’s Office Service Log (10/16) Non Injury Accident At 12:03 a.m. Peter Westerman at W US 56 Highway & SW 30 Avenue reported an accident with a deer. At 7:20 a.m. Jennifer Hamby at 151 S. Highway 281 reported hitting a dog in front of the humane society. Burglary / Not in Progress […]

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Barton County Sheriff’s Booking Activity (10/16) »

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BOOKED: Eliseo Velasco of Great Bend on Great Bend Municipal case for failure to appear. Bond is set in lieu of $500.00 C/S. BOOKED: Jeffery Bailey of Great Bend on a Great Bend Municipal Court warrant for contempt. No bond must serve 30 days. BOOKED: Daelin Barr of Great Bend on Barton County District Court […]

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Kan. AG appeals Carr, Gleason death penalty decisions to the U.S. Supreme Court »

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TOPEKA – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today formally appealed the Kansas Supreme Court’s decisions that vacated the death sentences of Reginald Carr, Jonathan Carr and Sidney Gleason. On July 18, the Kansas Supreme Court upheld the capital murder conviction of Sidney Gleason but vacated Gleason’s death sentence. One week later, on July 25, the […]

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GBRC Rec Classes »

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The Great Bend Recreation Commission will be accepting registrations for youth activities taking place during the days school is out next week. Space is limited, so early registration is recommended! Activities include: Half A Day Of Spooky Crafts Join us for an afternoon of making some fun Halloween crafts.  Don’t worry – yummy snacks and […]

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Cop Shop (10/15) »

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Barton County Sheriff’s Office Service Log (10/15) Non Injury Accident At 6:23 a.m. Donna Williams at 237 SE 40 Road reported she backed into another vehicle. At 8:09 a.m. Alan Ukems at 1378 W. Barton County Road reported hitting the bridge while coming out of the driveway. Theft At 10:14 a.m. Pete Krier at 503 […]

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Barton County Sheriff’s Booking Activity (10/15) »

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BOOKED: George Eldridge Alarcon of Great Bend on Christian County, MO District Court warrant for failure to appear. Bond is $2,500.00 cash only. BOOKED: Antonio Brison of Wichita on two Barton County Municipal warrants both for failure to appear. Bonds are $1,000.00 C/S and $2,000.00 C/S. BOOKED: Bobby Wayne Mize of Sapulpa, OK on Stafford […]

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