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The Times are changing

  Great Bend Elks Lodge to close doors, but chapter will remain intact. A sign of the times When the Great Bend Benevolent Protective Order of Elks Lodge 1127 was ...

Bonnie will be missed.

The Great Bend Brit Spaugh Zoo made the difficult decision Friday to humanely euthanize Bonnie, the North American Black Bear. Bonnie, has called Great Bend her home since April of ...

High school volleyball camp begins Sunday

The Barton Community College volleyball program is offering a challenging four-day high school aged volleyball camp beginning this Sunday, June 25.  Designed for players ready to ...

Heartland Cancer Center Walks Away with Relay for Life Award

Each year the Heartland Cancer Center (HCC) team in Great Bend organizes efforts to raise money and advance awareness for cancer for Relay for Life of Barton County, and this year ...

Eight Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility offenders pass GED through Barton; dozens earn industry certifications

Barton Community College President Dr. Carl Heilman gave offered words of hope and opportunity to the inmates at the Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility (LCMHF). “That is ...