College News


As of October 12 our area is again essentially unchanged but it pays to remember that any rains Tuesday and onward aren’t in this report so hopefully conditions will improve a bit. Wheat planted is coming up and looking good. 

Barton Community College will host a blood drive from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29 in the Technical Building in room T-186, the Case New Holland Training area. Donors will receive t-shirts and $5 e-cards. Social distancing guidelines will be followed, and masks will be required.

As of September 30, our area is again essentially unchanged.  Moderate to severe drought is continuing to creep further into the northwest corner of the state and along the border with Oklahoma.  These recent rains aren’t reflected in this report. 

The Barton Community College Theatre Department students in collaboration with the Great Bend Community Theatre will hold open auditions for all ages for their holiday play “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” from 5-9 p.m. Oct. 11-13 in the Fine Arts Auditorium. Those interested can go to to sign up. All roles and technical positions will be cast. The show will run December 10 – 12.