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Dolly Parton Imagination Library coming to Hoisington

HOISINGTON - Hoisington's youngest children now have even more support to help them become early readers, and the kids have not only the community, but themselves to thank for it.The campaign to br...

May 11, 2017 | Veronica Coons | Local News

Driver injured when car goes off K-96

RUSH COUNTY - A Rush Center woman was injured Wednesday afternoon after the car she was driving went off K-96 and struck a power pole, 4 miles east of Rush Center. Kansas Highway Patrol reports the...

May 11, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local News

Garrison Commander to address BCC grads

Colonel John Lawrence, Garrison Commander at Fort Riley, will give the commencement address at Barton Community College. BCC's 47th commencement is set for 7 p.m. Friday, May 12, in the Barton Gymn...

May 11, 2017 | Susan Thacker | Local News

Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest winners

Barton Community College has announced the winners of its Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest. The winners are Allison Peak, Sophie Oss and Thitipong Homruen. Each winner received a $100 Great Bend Chamber ...

May 11, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local News

BCC to hold auditions for summer musical

The Barton Community College Theatre Department will host open auditions for its upcoming summer musical from 4-6:30 p.m. May 17-18 in the Fine Arts Auditorium."The Contrast" is a musical based on ...

May 11, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local News

Schools will serve FREE summer meals

Great Bend USD 428 will once again provide free meals to children in June and July.Breakfast and lunch will be served Monday through Friday from June 5 to July 28. No meals will be served on July 4...

May 11, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Local News

BCC trustees review contracts, insurance

Barton Community College's Board of Trustees reviewed the list of contracts for head coaches, management staff and administrators during a study session this week. Barton President Dr. Carl Heilman...

May 11, 2017 | Susan Thacker | Local News

Marva Jo Bell 1940 - 2017

NESS CITY - Marva Jo Bell, age 77, passed away on May 10, 2017 at the Ness County Hospital, Ness City. She was born in Thomas, Okla., on March 22, 1940 to John William and Edith Isola (Osteen) Dill...

May 11, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Obituaries

Vargas lowers ERA to 1.01 in Royals’ win

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Major league ERA leader Jason Vargas went seven more scoreless innings, Salvador Perez had a two-run double during a five-run eighth inning and the Kansas City Royals be...

May 11, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports

Central Prairie League Junior High Track

CPL Junior High track LACROSSE - CENTRAL PRAIRIE LEAGUEAT LACROSSE7TH GRADE GIRLS1-Victoria 1202-St. John, 93.33-La Crosse 794-Ellinwood, 56.35-Ness City 426-Macksville, 357-Central Plains 22.8-O...

May 11, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Prep Sports

Cleaning up Democrats’ health care mess

Last time they were in charge, Democrats created the dumpster fire we know as Obamacare, the Affordable Care Act, which is nothing more than a failed wealth redistribution experiment.Historians wil...

May 11, 2017 | Susan Stamper Brown | Columnists

Bike stunts: Are they safe for your teen?

Even before I read the May 4, Wall Street Journal, I knew a little something about adventurous bicycle-related activities.When I was a teenager, a neighbor kid (one of my brother's classmates) rode...

May 11, 2017 | Danny Tyree | Columnists

Graduation Speaker

May 11, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Editorial Cartoons

President Trump stress disorder

An epidemic is sweeping the nation, causing sufferers to experience feelings of hopeless doom, certain annihilation and cataclysmic collapse. It's an existential plague manifesting itself by envelo...

May 11, 2017 | Will Durst | Columnists

Panther golfer earns All-WAC honors

LIBERAL - Great Bend's Kelby Titus continued strong play in the Western Athletic Conference with a fifth-place finish (72) Tuesday that earned him All-WAC honors. Titus earned All-WAC honors for th...

May 11, 2017 | Jim Misunas | Prep Sports

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