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Waterline project ahead of schedule

 Sure, the ongoing Great Bend waterline replacement project seems to be dragging on, leaving gaping holes in streets and snarling traffic. But, the City Council ...

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Posted: jun. 19, 2018 4:12 p.m. | 0 Comments
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Commission backs recycling efforts

 Barton County’s recycling efforts and the need to extend the County Landfill’s lifespan were on the minds of Barton County commissioners Monday morning.

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Posted: jun. 19, 2018 4:09 p.m. | 0 Comments
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Women for Kansas to show documentary

The documentary, “Merchants of Doubt,” will be shown during the Women for Kansas Barton County Chapter at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 24, at ...

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Posted: jun. 19, 2018 2:35 p.m. | 0 Comments
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Long days of harvest in full swing

Wheat harvest is underway in Barton and Pawnee counties with reports of average bushels being harvested.

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Posted: jun. 19, 2018 1:36 p.m. | 0 Comments
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Musical petting zoo planned

On Thursday, the Great Bend City Band in conjunction with A440 and the Great Bend Public Library, will co-host an “Instrument Petting Zoo.”

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Posted: jun. 19, 2018 1:23 p.m. | 0 Comments

Plains State Bank to host weekly Chamber Coffee

This week’s Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Plains State Bank, 800 Coolidge Street, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Host will ...

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Posted: jun. 19, 2018 1:21 p.m. | 0 Comments

Another Bailey

ELLINWOOD — Ellinwood Police Sgt. Chance Bailey attended the Ellinwood City Council meeting on June 12, where, following a 10 minute executive session, he was recommended ...

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Posted: jun. 18, 2018 4:36 p.m. | 0 Comments
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Marking historical roots

 Great Bend Rotarian Pat Cale told the City Council Monday night the unique but stately 70-plus-year-old ginkgo tree at the north end of the Barton ...

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Posted: jun. 18, 2018 9:05 p.m. | 0 Comments
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Sheriff’s Office watching intersection north of Great Bend

 Barton County Sheriff Brian Bellendir told the Barton County Commission Monday morning his deputies have been running selective enforcement at the North Washington/30 Road ...

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Posted: jun. 18, 2018 3:38 p.m. | 0 Comments
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A dose of reality

 It’s been a bitter pill to swallow, Barton County Sheriff Brian Bellendir told county commissioners Monday morning.

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Posted: jun. 18, 2018 3:32 p.m. | 0 Comments
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