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Cop Shop (9/9) »

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Barton County Sheriff’s Office Service Log (9/9) Non Injury Accident At 6:07 a.m. Megan Flinn at E K-4 Highway & NE 100 Avenue reported hitting a deer. Fire At 5:31 p.m. there was a report at the 600 block of NE 110 Avenue of a grass fire on the east side in the ditch. Non […]

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

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BOOKED: Michael Redman of Great Bend on Great Bend Municipal case for battery D.V., bond in lieu of $1,000.00 C/S or 48 hour OR. BOOKED: Martin Martinez of Great Bend on Great Bend Municipal warrant for contempt of court, no bond must serve 90 days in jail. Great Bend Municipal warrant for contempt of court, […]

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Airport Runway opens for nightime 5K run/walk fundraiser »

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The Great Bend Airfest Committee is excited about the upcoming event, Run the Runway. Community members and visitors have the opportunity to participate in an evening 5K Run/Walk or 1 mile walk at the Great Bend Municipal Airport. The October 3, 2014 event will start at 7:00 p.m. Registration will begin at6:30 p.m. Participants will have the opportunity to run or walk at night with the runway lights […]

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Storm brings hail, winds over 90 mph »

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DODGE CITY, Kan.- Storms rolled across Kansas Tuesday evening bringing numerous reports of damaging winds and some 1-inch hail reported in Jewell County. Across Kansas, southwest Russell County reported the most rain, just more than 2 inches. Scott County reported winds over 90 mph, and gusts of over 70 mph were recorded in portions of […]

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Great Bend’s Venture Corporation participates K-23 ribbon cutting »

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HOXIE – A project that improved 19 miles of K-23 north of Hoxie will be open to traffic within the next two weeks. Kansas Transportation Secretary Mike King and elected officials participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the $14.5 million project today in Hoxie. Joining Secretary King was State Sen. Ralph Ostmeyer, Rep. Don Hineman, […]

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Cop Shop (9/8) »

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Barton County Sheriff’s Office Service Log (9/8) Non Injury Accident At 5:26 a.m. Peter Johnson at NW 110 Road & NW 40 Avenue reported hitting a deer. Burglary / Not in Progress At 10:15 a.m. Phillip Butler at 603 MacArtheur Road reported they were broken into and several items were stolen over the weekend. Theft […]

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Barton County Sheriff’s Booking Activity (9/8) »

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BOOKED: Michael Wheeler of Great Bend on Barton District serve sentence. BOOKED: Anthony Verduzco-Gonzalez of Great Bend on a Great Bend Municipal Court warrant for failure to appear with a $5,000.00 C/S bond, as well as a Barton County District Court case for DWS/Habitual violator/speeding with bond at $2,500.00 C/S. RELEASED: Evette Aguilera of Great […]

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GBHS grad reflects on being named Kansas Teacher of the Year »

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Jeff Baxter graduated from Great Bend High School in 1966. Baxter is now a language arts teacher at Leavenworth High School where he has spent the past 24 years teaching AP Language and Composition and Junior-level Honors English. Baxter was awarded the 2014 Kansas Teacher of the Year by the Kansas State Department of Education. […]

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Plains State Bank entering third week of operation in Great Bend »

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A new loan production office in Great Bend is up and running on 10th Street. The Plains State Bank has developed a branch in Great Bend specializing in loans, checking, savings and investment accounts.  The facility opened its doors on August 25 with two Intelligent ATM’s providing 24-hour availability for deposits and withdrawals.  Lobby hours are Monday-Friday 9 […]

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Great Bend residents encourage attendance at St. Rose’s Kitchen Therapy »

Bob and Marilyn Loss of Great Bend have attended almost all

the Kitchen Therapy events at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center, and encourage others to join them.

A Great Bend couple has been taking advantage of a monthly event at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center to become more familiar with ways to serve up nutritious meals. Bob and Marilyn Loss have attended almost all of the Cancer Center Kitchen Therapy sessions, which began in January. The next free interactive televideo presentation […]

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