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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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Defense picks up in ongoing battle between Great Bend and the geese »

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It is only a matter of time before the City of Great Bend gets to test whether or not their preventative steps were a success. The options are wide open for Terry Hoff, the city’s director of public lands, to reduce the amount of geese that occupy Veterans Lake during their annual migration. Terry Hoff […]

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Refined Medley earns Beautification Award »

Beautification Award - Refined Medley

Refined Medley, located at 1601 Kansas in Great Bend, is a “unique little shop with a lot of passion,” according to its founder and owner Carol Maser. Each room in the shop has a different purpose and a different theme, with the decorations and colors changing from season to season. “I try to give the […]

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Barton Community College to offer citizenship classes »

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Barton Community College will offer citizenship classes from 10 a.m. to noon and a night class session from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Nov. 4 through Jan. 29 at the Center for Adult Education 1025 Main St., Great Bend in room 208. The classes will provide all the necessary information and practice […]

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Great Bend accepts Adams, Brown, Beran and Ball’s bid for city’s audit »

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The competition was not real strong, but Adams, Brown, Beran and Ball won the bid to conduct the City of Great Bend’s audit for the next three years. City Clerk Amit Patel says there was not much response for proposals. Amit Patel Audio In 2014 it will cost Great Bend $25,130 plus $4,800 per federal […]

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Great Bend helps with the cost of resealing compost road »

Dortha Keenan and Barton County Road and Bridge Director Dale Phillips

  Less than two weeks ago it was announced that a portion of the paved road at the Great Bend Compost Site would be renamed Pat Keenan Memorial Road in honor of the former Barton County Commissioner that passed away this past summer. The County, Great Bend Township, and the City of Great Bend all […]

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Sunflower client benefits from new program; still needs more services »

Melissa Curry, Sunflower Diversified Health Outreach case manager,

assists Kenny Lewis, a Sunflower client, as they review a report from a recent doctor’s appointment.

Kenny Lewis’ story illustrates the many benefits of a new Sunflower Diversified Services program for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). But it also illustrates the frustration caused by the local and statewide waiting list for services that address these disabilities. Lewis recently qualified for Sunflower’s Health Outreach program and is now getting proper […]

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Cop Shop (10/7) »

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Barton County Sheriff’s Office Service Log (10/7) Theft At 10:39 a.m. Lyle Williams at 334 N. Washington Avenue reported solar panels taken from this location. Non Injury Accident At 12:28 p.m. Dalton Keener at SW 30 Road & SW 130 Avenue reported a vehicle in the ditch. Threats / Criminal Threats At 6:40 p.m. Dave […]

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Barton County Sheriff’s Booking Activity (10/7) »

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BOOKED: Perry Andrew Figger of Iuka on Stafford County District Court warrant for battery on two counts. Bond is set at $5,000.00 C/S. BOOKED: Dwayne Begin of LaCrosse on Rush County District Court warrant for two counts of battery and one count of disorderly conduct. Bond is set at $1,250.00 cash only. BOOKED: Nadinena Forrester […]

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