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GBRC – Stop ‘N Learn: Impacting The World Around Us »

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The Great Bend Recreation Commission will be hosting a free Stop ‘N Learn Session titled, “Impacting The World Around Us ” on Wednesday, December 3rd from Noon – 1:00 pm at Great Bend-Brit Spaugh Zoo.  Join, Sarah Cruz, Great Bend-Brit Spaugh Zoo Education Coordinator,  as she presents a fun, educational presentation about human interactions and […]

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Cop Shop (12/2) »

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Barton County Sheriff’s Office Service Log (12/2) Non Injury Accident At 4:19 p.m. Levi Martin at 474 SE 20 Road reported an accident with a deer. Injury Accident At 7:03 p.m. John Murphy at NE 10 Avenue & E. K-4 Highway reported hitting a deer. Driver is complaining of arm pain. Great Bend Police Department […]

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Barton County Sheriff’s Booking Activity (12/2) »

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BOOKED: Joshua Hatfield of Great Bend on Great Bend Municipal warrant for failure to appear. Bond is $1,000.00 C/S. Booked on Barton County District Court warrant for battery. Bond is $1,000.00 C/S. BOOKED: Amiel Cody Jr. of Great Bend on GBMC case for domestic battery. Bond is $1,000.00 C/S or 48 hour OR. BOOKED: Eric […]

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Great Bend set to begin advertising police chief position »

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Coming soon to classifieds and want ads will be the job description for Great Bend Police Chief. Dean Akings will be retiring at the end of the year after serving as police chief for 31 years. While there is no rush for the City of Great Bend to fill the position immediately after Akings leaves, […]

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No morgue in Barton County causes extra work and expenses »

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Barton County Commissioners appointed Dr. Edward “Dusty” Jones for another four-year term starting in 2015 to be the district’s coroner. The Medical Societies in each Judicial District are required to submit to the Board of County Commissioners a list of nominations of coroners. Dr. Jones has been doing this for a long time and will […]

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Despite the delay in statements, county taxes still due on Dec. 20 »

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Time is winding down to pay your county taxes, but if you’re like many residents in Barton County, you have not received your bill yet. It was announced this week that the Treasurer’s Office has over 34 thousand tax statements that have yet to be mailed out. County Clerk Donna Zimmerman says a series a […]

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GBRC – Imagination Playground »

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Bring your little ones to the Great Bend Activity Center and let their imagination run wild as they play with the Imagination Playground.  The playground will be set up on Wednesday, December 3rd,  inside the Great Bend Activity Center located at 2715 18th from 9:30 – 11:00 am. This free drop in activity is recommended […]

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Cop Shop (12/1) »

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Barton County Sheriff’s Office Service Log (12/1) Damage At 8:05 a.m. Mike at 83 S. Washington Avenue reported someone crashed through the gates. Non Injury Accident At 4:25 p.m. April Harba at NE 30 Road & 281 Highway reported a male subject ran into an electric box. Great Bend Police Department Service Log (12/1) Emergency […]

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Barton County Sheriff’s Booking Activity (12/1) »

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BOOKED: Michael Wheeler of Great Bend on a Barton County District case for serve sentence. BOOKED: Teressa Roach of Great Bend on Barton County District case for furnishing alcohol liquor to a minor. No bond. BOOKED: April Dawn Burhann of Hoisington on Barton County District Court warrant for failure to appear, bond in lieu of […]

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Explore Great Bend Month deemed a success »

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Explore Great Bend Month is officially over and Community Coordinator Christina Hayes tells us the stores that participated were pleased with the increased traffic they saw in their stores during the promotions held each Saturday in November. Even though the businesses deemed the marketing idea a success, owners still expressed their desire to bring awareness […]

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