by Randy Picking ~ Salina Post The EF-4 tornado that struck just south of Kanopolis lake late Saturday afternoon, dropped debris on the east side of Salina, 40 miles away. An employee of the Salina Municipal Golf Course found a sign that had been along K-4 Highway before the tornado, on the golf course Sunday […]
LARNED, Kansas -(AP)- Perry Isley appeared in Pawnee County District Court last weekend. He was charged with aggravated criminal sodomy. The charge stems from an alleged incident involving another patient on Nov. 16, 2011, at the Sexual Predator Treatment Program on the campus of Larned State Hospital. A preliminary hearing has been set for Tuesday April […]
A string of storms rolled through the Golden Belt on Saturday, prompting several tornado warnings throughout the region. These are a few photos of one of the storms that had reports of tornadoes in Pawnee, Barton, and Rice Counties.
Presented by: Your Locally Owned Carquest Auto Parts — Larned, Great Bend, Hoisington & Claflin. Great People, Great Products, Great Prices Saturday, April 14th No CrossPoint Church Saturday Night Service due to the weather. USD 351, Macksville canceled Saturday’s prom. It’s rescheduled for Sunday. USD 495, Larned High School play scheduled for Saturday night has […]
HAYS, Kan. (AP) – Officials at Fort Hays State University have issued their first statement on the weekend arrests of five basketball players following a weekend fight. The school noted in its statement that none of the five had been charged as of Thursday afternoon. The school says the status of the players as students has not changed, […]
USD 428 is looking at expanding their class options for online courses for Great Bend High School students. The district’s school board discussed on Monday evening the possibility of giving students the option of taking certain courses offered at Barton Community College online for a dual credit. Right now, GBHS students have the option of […]
Wednesday was the Grand Opening of the inaugural Great Bend Farm and Ranch Expo at the Great Bend Expo Complex. U.S. Congressman Tim Huelskamp was on hand during the Opening Ceremonies for the Show. HUELSKAMP-THE WHOLE WORLD by Matt Unruh Kansas Secretary of Agriculture Dale Rodman was also on hand, and he gave his thoughts […]
A two-vehicle accident in Barton County injured one person on Tuesday. 33-year-old Melissa Adelhardt of Great Bend was driving a Ford Escape on Barton County Road, when she turned west on Highway 56. 35-year-old Andrea Trevino was eastbound on highway 56, and slowed down for a slowing vehicle in front of her. Trevino entered the […]
Wednesday kicks off the first annual Great Bend Farm and Ranch Expo at the Great Bend Expo Complex. Darren Dale with Star Enterprises is the organizer of the show, and also is in charge of Farm shows in Wichita Falls, Texas and McCook, Nebraska. Dale explains how the Great Bend Farm and Ranch Expo compares […]
A fire destroyed a vehicle on Sunday, but there may be more to the incident according to Lieutenant David Bailey with the Great Bend Police Department. BAILEY-WAY BACK HOME by Matt Unruh Lieutenant Bailey reports that it appears that the three incidents are linked. The investigation is ongoing.