KOC to hold breakfast feed
ELLINWOOD -Ellinwood High School debaters fared well in two meets held on Saturday. Sophomores Connor Birzer and Jenna Snell won Sterling High School's junior-varsity tournament, placing first out of more than 30 pairs from 11 different schools. Hannah Maddy and Megan Orndoff also represented Ellinwood at the Sterling meet.
There is an old saying "all good things must come to an end." That is exactly what happened to the one-room schools in Kansas when the children ran out the door for the last time. Emotions trailed after them as people in these communities mourned the loss of their tiny schools.
(ARA) - Old Man Winter brings a variety of gifts for us each year - cold winds, snow and, of course, higher energy bills. You can't control the cold and the snow, but you do have a little control over how much energy you will use this winter.
(ARA) - While saving energy and lowering your bills during the winter takes some personal sacrifice, it might not be as hard as you think. With a combination of changing your habits and a few simple fixes, it's possible to realize significant savings on your utility bills.
(ARA) - As colder weather arrives, you are probably looking to freshen up your home decor. While it might be counterintuitive, a great way to do this is by using items you might not otherwise have a need for - or to put it bluntly, junk.
The Quivira Chapter of the Santa Fe Trail Association will host Kansas Military Forts, a presentation and discussion by Leo E. Oliva at 2 p.m. on Oct.24 at the Hutchinson Public Library, 901 N. Main. The program will be held in the library auditorium. Members of the community are invited to attend the free program. Contact Linda Colle, Quivira Chapter President at 620-241-8719 or email@example.com for more information. The program is made possible by the Kansas Humanities Council.
The Santa Fe Trail Center, Larned, will host its annual Santa Fe Trail Tired Iron Show on Saturday and Sunday. The show will feature antique tractors and gas engines as well as classic and antique automobiles. Many new activities and demonstrations will be featured this year along with favorite demonstrations and kids' events from the past.
Sixteen high school and transfer students were awarded scholarships totaling $3,300 at the Kansas State University alumni/student event Sept. 23 in Great Bend.
NEW YORK - "The Big Bang Theory" is one of the few television shows that can approach the NFL in viewership. CBS executives still didn't hesitate to temporarily move TV's top-rated comedy to a different night to make room for football.
When Seth and Kelly Kelley went to a heated neighborhood meeting, they were surprised by the negative reaction some had to plans for a new low-income housing project for the homeless. The Colorado couple decided to do something about it.
From low-carb to no-carb, it's hard to tell which diet will work when you're looking to slim down. Fad diets are a trendy and enticing way to lose weight because they promise quick results. Many find success, but dieters beware: Those who lose are more likely to gain the weight back, and then some. Growing in popularity now is the paleo diet, otherwise known as the caveman diet.
Your prospects for a happy marriage may be tied to people other than your soon-to-be spouse. For example, the more people who come to your wedding, the better it bodes for your marital bliss. But the more serious premarital relationships you had before, the less likely you are to be happily married later.
Hoisington Municipal Court - Aug. 7
A traditional breakfast is on the menu again for the annual Sunflower Diversified Services pancake dinner, which is the official kick-off to the non-profit agency's Sunrise Campaign.
The Barton County Sheriff's Office along with the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks will host a hunter safety class Sept. 6 and 7 at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center, 592 NE K-156.
Students at Central Kansas Christian Academy in Great Bend will start with a half-day Wednesday. The school, 215 McKinley, features classes from kindergarten through eighth grade.
FORT LARNED - A free lunch will be served to help Fort Larned National Historic Site celebrating its 50th anniversary of being a national park.
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Landmark National Bank, 1623 Main, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Host will be Marty Steinert with greeters Shawn Panzer and AJ Chrest. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.
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Like a boulder dropped in a lake, Hillary Clinton's dissing of President Obama is still creating serious ripples. So let's stay with this story a bit longer.
Obama has failed to help defeat islamists in Syria, leading to the growth of The Islamic State (The Radical Islamist Murderers Formerly Known as ISIS) and fails to define a foreign policy for the U.S.