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Great Bend native, Jeremy Rusco, succeeding as disc golf store owner »

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If you followed Great Bend football in the early 2000’s or even read the paper or listened to the radio during that time, you are probably familiar with the name Jeremy Rusco. After completing a successful prep career at Great Bend High School, Jeremy went to Fort Hays State to continue playing football and would […]

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Kansas gubernatorial candidate Paul Davis interview »

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State Representative Paul Davis who is running against Governor Sam Brownback stopped by the KVGB studio Thursday for a sit down visit with Eagle News Director Steve Webster.  Click below to listen.   http://k007.kiwi6.com/hotlink/pq8xqqmwa8/PAUL_DAVIS.mp3

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This is why they built it…… »

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The flood control ditch west of down was doing its job Thursday after heavy rain fell in the area early Thursday morning, dumping as much as 5 1/2 inches of rain west of the city.  The Eagle Radio Studio at 12th and Baker received 2.60 inches of precipitation.

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Great Bend man hospitalized after collision with semi »

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ELLINWOOD-  A Great Bend man was injured in a crash just after 9:30 on Thursday in Barton County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a Ram 3500 pickup driven by Trent M. Peters, 28, Great Bend was east bound on U.S 56 three miles east of Ellinwood. A 2009 International semi-truck driven by David A. Hayes, […]

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GBRC summer theatre production held this Friday »

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The Great Bend Recreation Commission is sponsoring its’ 20th annual youth summer theatre production, “Treasure Island -  Young Pirates of the Caribbean”. Join us for our summer production of this brand new play – full of fun pirate characters, including “Long John Silver” and his talking parrot!  Young Jim Hawkins is an ordinary boy looking forward to […]

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Cop Shop (7/9) »

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Barton County Sheriff’s Office Service Log (7/9) Burglary / Not in Progress At 9:31 p.m. Ken Edgett at 30 NE 60 Road reported shoe prints on a vehicle in the garage and a broken window. Unsure if anything is missing. Non Injury Accident At 10:39 p.m. Diane Fritch at NW K-96 Highway & NW 130 […]

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Barton County Sheriff’s Booking Activity (7/9) »

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BOOKED: Eric Reed of Great Bend for DWS. Bond set in lieu of $500.00 C/S. BOOKED: Brandon Dannebohm on hold for other jurisdiction and BTDC court case. BOOKED: Matthew Smith of Hoisington on a Kansas Department of Corrections warrant for parole violation with no bond. BOOKED: Daryl Wilkerson of Great Bend on BTDC warrant for […]

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Area Rainfall Totals »

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Rainfall amounts varied early Thursday morning with as much a 5 1/2 inches of rain being reported to just over an inch.  Here are the reports called in to the KVGB studio Thursday morning by area rainfall reporters.  To call in your rainfall totals, call 620-792-2479 or e-mail patrick.burnett@eagleradio.net 2.60 Eagle Radio 12th and Baker […]

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NWS: Flash Flood WARNING »

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FLASH FLOOD WARNING FLASH FLOOD WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS 347 AM CDT THU JUL 10 2014 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WICHITA HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR… SOUTHERN BARTON COUNTY IN CENTRAL KANSAS… * UNTIL 845 AM CDT. * AT 341 AM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED VERY HEAVY […]

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A Born Learning Trail will be constructed at the Great Bend zoo »

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The United Way of Central Kansas and Barton County Young Professionals will be establishing a Born Learning Trail at the Great Bend Brit Spaugh Zoo. A Born Learning Trail provides young children with an opportunity to get active, have fun, and boost language and literacy skills. The trail features age-appropriate, simple-to-construct activities  that can be […]

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