Marmie Auto Group Announces Acquisition of Dove Chevrolet Buick Cadillac Dealership

Late last year, the owners of Marmie Ford and Marmie Motors in Great Bend, Kansas had the opportunity to expand their enterprise by purchasing the Doonan GMC Dealership. And now, two months later, the family owned business is excited to announce the acquisition of Dove Chevrolet Buick Cadillac as well. “It has been a whirlwind of a year, but with two great opportunities to expand our business and keep these companies and dollars local, we just couldn’t pass them up. When we were approached by Kenny and then by Rob about purchasing their dealerships, from a business perspective it just made sense,” says Desa Marmie Behr, third generation in the automobile business. “Both of these companies ha

My Hometown Scholarship Contect

Golden Belt Community Foundation is excited to announce the new My Hometown Scholarship Contest! GBCF invites students from Barton, Pawnee, Rush, & Stafford Counties to apply for a $500 scholarship by uploading a video to social media answering one question: What makes my hometown great? High school seniors and current college students, 17 to 25 years old, need only to make a short 30-60 second video, mentioning their hometown by name, answering this question: What makes my hometown great? Students can submit their video application by liking or following GBCF on social media, @GoldenBeltcf, posting their video, and using the hashtag #MyHomeKS. GBCF recognizes students are savvy social medi

Animal Medical Center Completes Remodel in Great Bend

Animal Medical Center, located at 622 McKinley in Great Bend, recently completed a remodel of their entire veterinary facility. "It was important to us to have the interior of our clinic reflect the innovative practices we have at AMC," says Dr. Nels Lindberg, Senior Partner at Animal Medical Center. “Our facility hadn’t been renovated since it was built in the 1980s, and our team and our customers deserved an upgrade.” The remodeled clinic features updated exam rooms and surgical areas, new flooring and countertops, new signage, fresh paint, and upgraded product display shelving. The clinic also includes indoor boarding with a fenced-in outdoor play area, an equine facility, cattle chutes,

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