Is Singing Your Passion?

Looking for a music community where you can share your voice and grow as a singer? The Pratt Chorus of Sweet Adelines International is hosting an Open House for women singers interested in learning more about singing 4-part harmony a cappella.” When: Monday, Oct. 7th at 7pm Where: Pratt Community Building, 619 N...

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Barton County Sheriff’s Office employee arrested

BARTON COUNTY – A civilian employee of the Barton County Sheriff’s Office was arrested today by the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI). On Wednesday, Sept. 18 at approximately 10:40 a.m., KBI agents arrested 64-year-old Jimmy L. Hapes, of Great Bend, at 1408 Kansas Ave., in Great Bend, Kan. He was...

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UPDATE: Homicide Investigation in Rooks County

RICE COUNTY– The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) and the Rooks County Sheriff’s Office released new information related to the murder of Mark Reif. On Wednesday evening Sept. 11, and Thursday morning Sept. 12, KBI agents interviewed a suspect who was identified in the case, Jon Flowers, 47, of Inman,...

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Kansas Pride Showcased at State Fair

(Pictured: Left to right: Jacob Bell, Wild West District – Hugoton, Maddy Nichepor, Walnut Creek District – Ness City, Ryan Myers, Central Kansas District – Minneapolis, Truman Hooker, Sunflower District – Goodland) For audio version, visit kansaswheat.org It takes a lot of work to get the glowing Ferris Wheel spinning, just...

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Homicide Investigation in Rooks County

ROOKS COUNTY– The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) and the Rooks County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a homicide that occurred near Plainville, Kan. The Rooks County Sheriff’s Office requested KBI assistance at approximately 10 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 9. Special agents and the Crime Scene Response Team responded. The Rooks County...

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