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April 12, 2019 - 5:02 am
A Hoisington man pleaded guilty in the death of 2-year-old Iviona Lewis, whose body was found last March in a rural Barton County field. Multiple agencies searched door-to-door for the missing girl. After an investigation Chaz Stephens was arrested. According to authorities he was the boyfriend of...
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March 20, 2019 - 5:12 am
One man died after a rollover traffic accident in rural Barton County Tuesday. According to the Barton County Sheriff's office it happened at SE 50th Road and SE 20th Avenue, south of Great Bend. An SUV eastbound went off the road and rolled over. The driver, identified as 58-year-old Michael Kern...
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Steve Boyer
December 10, 2018 - 11:07 am
Three carnival workers have been charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a couple whose bodies were found in Arkansas days after they disappeared from a fair in Kansas. The Kansas Attorney General says 52-year-old Kimberly Younger, of McIntosh, Florida; 54-year-old Michael Fowler Jr.,...
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September 20, 2018 - 4:56 am
A Barton County man pleaded no contest Wednesday to six counts of breach of privacy relating to an investigation where he was accused of taking photographs of women at a tanning salon. Tracy James Driscoll entered his pleas Wednesday in Barton County District Court. An investigation was launched...
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September 07, 2018 - 4:55 am
A man and woman from Victoria, Kansas were arrested Tuesday. According to the Barton County Sheriff's office around 1 p.m. citizens reported a vehicle pulling into an abandoned farm and two suspects walking in the area. Barton County deputies encountered the pair walking along K-4 highway west of...
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August 03, 2018 - 5:00 am
The Barton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a case of suspected arson. the incident happened north of Great Bend on North US 281. Thursday deputies responding found an abandoned mobile home and shed fully engulfed in flames. The fire was quickly brought under control by the Hoisington Fire...
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Dreamstime
December 13, 2017 - 4:59 am
The Barton County Sheriff’s Department seized $7,500 worth of marijuana. KSN News reports the sheriff’s office, the Ellsworth County Sheriff's K-9 unit, and the United States Postal Service executed a pair of search warrants in the city of Great Bend. The confiscated marijuana was being sent...
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