LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – A 31-year-old man convicted in the shooting death of a Lawrence hip-hop artist wants to withdraw from a plea agreement in the case. Major C. Edwards Jr. pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the 2006 death of Anthony Vital. In exchange for a reduced sentence, he agreed to testify against co-defendant […]
The City of Hoisington was in a water emergency that started at 8:30 Tuesday morning for all its water customers. Due to a significant transmission line leak, the City requested that customers practice extreme water conservation measures on Tuesday. But the water emergency was lifted by 12:30 Tuesday afternoon after the Hoisington public works staff […]
Great Bend Police made an arrest last week in connection to a narcotics violation. At approximately 8:30am Friday, Great Bend Police, assisted by the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, executed a narcotics search warrant at 2607 Gano. Narcotics were found inside the residence. A 27-year-old female was arrested and booked into the Barton County jail for […]
Great Bend Police have made a break in the drive-by shooting case from last Sunday. On August 7th, Great Bend Police were notified of a drive-by shooting at 1200 9th Street, where a man reported an identified person in a maroon car had driven by his residence while he was standing outside and fired a […]
For the 2nd year in a row, the Monsanto Fund is sponsoring the Farmers Grow America Program, where farmers in select counties have the chance to win 2,500 dollars for their favorite community non-profit. Farmers can go to GrowCommunities.com, or call 877-267-3332 to sign up to win. Deborah Patterson is the President of the Monsanto […]
A Great Bend man was killed in a two-vehicle accident in Rice County after a police chase early that began in Great Bend early Saturday morning. At around 4am Saturday, Great Bend Police Officers attempted to stop a vehicle in the 900 block of (FRY) Frey Street. The driver of the vehicle, 21-year-old Ryan Byers […]
A 3-vehicle accident detoured traffic from 24th in Washington for nearly an hour Tuesday. At least two people were transported to Great Bend Regional with what is being described as non-life threatening injuries.
Monday evening a barn caught fire on NE 80 RD north of Ellinwood. The intensity of the fire drew fire crews from Ellinwood, Claflin, Great Bend and Hoisington to the scene. See firefighters in action in the video below.
A semi truck carrying a load of hay to Texas overturned Monday around noon on K-4 just west of Hoisington. The driver of the truck was 35 year old Jorge Moreno of Diboll, Texas. No injuries were reported.
Great Bend Police Department has made an arrest in connection to their investigation of Monday’s suspicious death of a 15-year-old girl in Great Bend. Great Bend Police Chief Dean Aikings they arrested 30-year-old Joseph Rykiel of Great Bend on Tuesday at around 9am at 2507 11th Street, Apartment 3, on charges of indecent liberties with […]