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Farmers Bank & Trust awarded A+ rating »

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Farmers Bank & Trust has been awarded an A+ in DepositAccounts.com’s independent Bank Financial Health Rating System for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. The A+ rating is defined as the highest distinction in terms of relative financial strength and stability, accordring to their standardized measurement stystem. The service gives customers information on the relative […]

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Cop Shop (11/3) »

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Barton County Sheriff’s Office Service Log (11/3) Non Injury Accident At 5:33 a.m. Jim Sekavec at N US 281 Highway & NE 50 Road reported hitting a deer. At 4:47 p.m. David Shaddeck at NE 160 Road & N Susank Blacktop reported hitting a calf. 11/4 At 12:19 a.m. Ernie Beller at W. Barton County […]

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Barton County Sheriff’s Booking Activity (11/3) »

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BOOKED: Patton Milles of Great Bend on Barton County District charges of possession with intent to distribute marijuana, interference with law enforcement, obstruction of official duty. Bond was at $100,000.00 C/S. BOOKED: Michael Wheeler of Great Bend on Barton County District case for serve sentence. BOOKED: Jaime Ayla Jr. of Great Bend on Barton County […]

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Teen hospitalized after SUV overturns »

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RUSSELL- A Kansas teen was injured in an accident just before 4 p.m. on Monday in Russell County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 1995 Toyota SUV driven by Javaun Parker, 48, was north bound on 187th two miles east of Russell. The driver lost control of the vehicle. It entered a wheat field and […]

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Heartland Cancer Center remodeling plans double to accommodate patients »

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When the first sketch of the upcoming addition to Great Bend’s Heartland Cancer Center (HCC) was finalized, it seemed to represent enough room to accommodate all patient and family needs. But things are not always as they seem. The leaders of HCC soon discovered the original estimate should be doubled. So, the plans have grown […]

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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, November 5th,  inside the Great Bend Activity Center located at 2715 18th from 9:30 – 11:00 am and6:30 – 7:30 pm.  This free drop in activity is […]

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GBRC – Stop ‘N Learn: Tree Care For All Seasons »

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The Great Bend Recreation Commission will be hosting a free Stop ‘N Learn Session titled, “Tree Care For All Seasons” on Wednesday, November 5th, from 12:00 – 1:00 pm at the Great Bend Activity Center (2715 18th).  In this session, Alicia Boor, Barton County Agriculture and Natural Resource Agent, will discuss different tips and strategies for keeping […]

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Russell County deputies report pulling $186K in pot off streets »

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BUNKER HILL — The Russell County Sheriff’s Office arrested an Oklahoma man this weekend on suspicion of possessing a large amount of marijuana. On Sunday, sheriff’s deputies were called to the Sun Mart truck stop at Bunker Hill on a report of a suspicion person. Upon arrival, deputies confronted Juan Moreno of Tulsa, Okla., and […]

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Accident near Hoisington sends 25-year old to Wesley Medical Center »

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On Sunday, at approximately 3:08 p.m., Barton County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the 900 block of NW 10 Avenue for the report of an injury accident. 25-year old Burt Thompson from Hoisington, was driving a 1996 Pontiac Grand Prix north on NW 10 Avenue in the 900 block. Thompson lost control of the vehicle […]

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Cop Shop (10/31 – 11/2) »

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Barton County Sheriff’s Office Service Log (10/31) Non Injury Accident At 10:39 a.m. Sara Shenick at N. US 281 Highway & NE 30 Road reported a possible accident involving a wrecker and a jeep. At 10:10 p.m. Linda Stanley at 4112 2nd Street reported a small accident on her own property. 11/1 Theft At 9:33 […]

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