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20th Judicial District has not received a same-sex marriage license request »

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  GREAT BEND-As of noon Friday, the 20th Judicial District, which encompasses Barton, Ellsworth, Rice and Russell counties, had not received an application for a same-sex marriage license. “If we receive an application, we are being instructed to accept the application and at that time Judge Mike Keeley will make a decision,” District Court Administrator […]

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GBRC – MACK Fun Day this Saturday »

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The Model Association of Central Kansas (MACK) is an organization providing a safe, family-oriented environment to promote education and wholesome recreation for its members and the community as a whole through modeling activities.  Join MACK on Saturday, October 11th, from 1:00 pm until dusk as members will be flying and talking about model airplanes during this free […]

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Cop Shop (10/9) »

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Barton County Sheriff’s Office Service Log (10/9) Non Injury Accident At 8:42 a.m. Mike Nicholson at E. K-4 Highway & NE 110 Avenue reported an employee hit a deer. Theft At 10:45 a.m. John Lipe at 457 Kiowa Road reported stolen check on a closed account from three years ago. Burglary / In Progress At […]

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Barton County Sheriff’s Booking Activity (10/9) »

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BOOKED: Randy Moore of Great Bend on Barton County District Court case for introduction of contraband into a correction facility and conspiracy to traffic contraband into a correction facility. Bond is set in lieu of $50,000.00 C/S. BOOKED: Michael Foster on Barton District warrant for failure to appear. Bond is set at $2,500.00 C/S. BOOKED: […]

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Barton County officers make arrests on burglary case »

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October 9, 2014 at about 1:30 PM Sheriff’s officers were dispatched to the 600 block of Patton Road just Southwest of Great Bend, to a reported burglary and theft in progress call. An alert citizen had observed persons not known to him removing items from an oilfield pipe yard. The citizen was able to give […]

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Junior and senior parent meeting at GBHS »

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Panicked? Feeling overwhelmed and have questions about life after high school? Then visit with the GBHS Counselors during Parent/Teacher conferences. Monday, Oct 20 and Tues. Oct. 21 - GBHS Auditorium - 6:30 p.m. The same information will be presented both evenings. Topics include: scholarships, college applications, ACT, graduation credits, college visits, FAFSA, checklists, Career Cruising, and PEP.

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Family donates $1M for scholarships for students from Hoisington »

From left, Don and Chris Bickle; FHSU President Mirta Martin; Mallory Flagor, junior volleyball from Hoisington; and Hoisington Superintendent Bill Lowry.

FHSU University Relations Don and Chris Bickle, long known for their philanthropy, announced today a gift of $1 million for scholarships at Fort Hays State University. “Don and Chris Bickle and their family have been major contributors to the community of Hays for many years, and today is no different,” said Dr. Mirta M. Martin, […]

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GBRC Fall Middle School Dance »

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The Great Bend Recreation Commission will be sponsoring a Fall Middle School Dance.  The dance will be held on Friday, October 10th, at the Great Bend Activity Center located at 2715 18th from 7:00 – 9:00 pm for all Great Bend Middle school students.  Admission is $5.00 per student at the door.  Students need to show their GBMS students ID’s […]

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Cop Shop (10/8) »

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Barton County Sheriff’s Office Service Log (10/8) Theft At 10:48 a.m. Rafael Arias at 4 NW 30 Road 9 Lot 4 reported a stolen car. Non Injury Accident At 2:30 p.m. Bernie Johnson at 151 S. Highway 281 reported rocks coming off a truck. Theft At 3:01 p.m. Raymond McNett at 70 SE 16 Road […]

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Barton County Sheriff’s Booking Activity (10/8) »

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BOOKED: Jennifer Ross of Great Bend on a Pawnee County District Court warrant for obstruction, no bond. BOOKED: Mark Miller of Great Bend on Pawnee County District Court warrant for failure to appear, bond is set in lieu of $1,125.00 C/S. BOOKED: Zachery Gaddis of Great Bend on Great Bend Municipal Court case for driving […]

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