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County polling places announced - Great Bend Tribune
With voters heading to the polls Tuesday for local general elections, Barton County Election Officer Donna Zimmerman has some last-minute reminders. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. And, even though federal Election Law requires that voters ...
Housing Opportunities Inc. celebrates Bedford Place - Great Bend Tribune
It isn’t often that the team behind Housing Opportunities Inc. takes a break, but this past Thursday everyone stopped to celebrate last year’s completion of 11 duplexes in Great Bend. The 22 residences were all filled by March of this year as required ...
GETTING READY - Great Bend Tribune
The ride in the cab of a Barton County Road and Bridge Department snow plow was far from luxurious. In fact, it was downright brutal as the truck bucked and moaned. But, outside that cab Friday afternoon, the sun shined and the temperature hovered in the ...
BCC theater major wins vocal award - Great Bend Tribune
Barton Community College theater major Maili Kee of Salina took home a second place award at the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) competition held Oct. 24,26 as part of the West Central Regional Student Auditions at Metropolitan State ...
Huelskamp announces military service academy nominations - Great Bend Tribune
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Every Member of Congress has the opportunity to nominate outstanding young men and women to attend the nation’s military service academies. Following in-person interviews with candidates and evaluation by a board of Kansans ...
CrossPoint Church planning Family Fall Festival - Great Bend Tribune
CrossPoint Church, located on Hart’s Corner at 57 SE 20 Road, will hold a Family Fall Festival from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7. Activities and refreshments will be free, but goodwill donations will benefit Healing Hearts Ranch in rural Great Bend.
GBFD serving spaghetti Thursday - Great Bend Tribune
Great Bend Fire Department will hold its 10th annual spaghetti supper from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 723 Main. Admission is $5, and children under 5 eat free. There will also be a drawing for prizes. Tickets for the ...
Fort Larned DAR will sponsor genealogy workshop Nov. 15 - Great Bend Tribune
LARNED – A Genealogy Workshop, open to the public and co-sponsored by the Fort Larned Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), the Kansas Society DAR and the Santa Fe Trail Center is scheduled Nov. 15 at the Santa Fe Trail Center, 1349 K-156 ...
Citrus fruit sales begin soon - Great Bend Tribune
The Great Bend Seventh-day Adventist School is again selling H&S citrus fruit as their annual fundraiser. The navel oranges and pink grapefruit are available during the first sale which arrives Dec. 7-8. In January the navels and grapefruit are again ...
Oct. 30 Jail Log - Great Bend Tribune
Gregory Cecil Keenan, Great Bend — Burglary, theft, criminal damage to property Kyle A. Dreiling, Great Bend — Burglary, theft, criminal damage to property, aggravated burglary, criminal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, criminal threat
Larned Trunk-or-Treat - Great Bend Tribune
Trunk-or-Treat was held at Northside Elementary school Wednesday afternoon. The Larned Indian football team and Larned High cheerleaders handed out candy to the students at the end of school. Cheerleaders and the booster club will hand out candy to the ...
Pawnee Annie learns to live with one’s children - Great Bend Tribune
It’s not as common today for grown, adult children to “take in” their parents as they age. The decision of which sibling would care for “mom or dad” was once an indisputable fact. It used to be an accepted life “transition.” When I was a ...
Pawnee Annie tackles the underwear drawer - Great Bend Tribune
I am on a mission! It started with Greta. My good friend, Greta, needs more room in her closets. She doesn’t get rid of clothes. You know, she might “need” them some time. Now, she has no choice. Some things have to go. Milo, Greta’s farmer-husband ...
Railroad crossing work to begin Monday - Great Bend Tribune
The City of Great Bend is partnering with the K&O Railroad to adjust the railroad crossing at the intersection of 10th & Harrison, City Engineer Rob Winiecke said. Work is anticipated to begin on Monday and take about a week to complete. The project will ...
Hoisington, Central Plains play home playoff games - Great Bend Tribune
Cedar Vale-Dexter 6-3 at Marais Des Cygnes Valley 7-2, 7 p.m. Osborne 8-1 at Peabody-Burns 9-0, 6 p.m. Uniontown 6-3 at Udall 9-0, 6 p.m. Madison-Hamilton 7-2 at Hanover 9-0, 6 p.m. South Central 6-3 at Central Plains 9-0, 7 p.m. Atwood-Rawlins County 6-3 ...