HOISINGTON - The Hoisington Middle School Cardinal Volleyball teams swept the Ellis Railers last week at the HMS gym. All four Cardinal squads were victorious. "It was satisfying to see such a great effort by our girls at every level," said Coach Joe Cotten. "The A team is now 7-1, the B team 8-0, C1 has a record of
HOISINGTON - Rubber wristbands are all the rage right now with almost every cause imaginable having their own color and saying to catch your attention. There's one all around Hoisington High School right now that has caught fire and is definitely attracting the attention of the entire student body.
ELLINWOOD -Seresa Arndt, Ellinwood Grade School sixth grade instructor, was recently named a Region 1 Nominee for the Kansas Teacher of the Year. All regional nominees were honored at a luncheon held at the Salina Country Club on Saturday, Sept. 17.
HOISINGTON - Hoisington High School debaters Montana Spires and Shannon Manka placed 8th and medaled recently at the Lyons Varsity Debate Tournament. They earned a 3-2 win record. Shannon was debating for only the second time in her life.
CLAFLIN - Four Barton county boys dealing with childhood cancer will benefit from the 6th annual Fall Fun Festival held Sun., Oct. 2 at the farm of Kyle and Melinda Kasselman.
LSH to sponsor picnic LARNED - The Larned State Hospital will sponsor its annual employee and family picnic Saturday at the J. A. Haas Building. Games and activities run from 2 to 8 p.m. A meal will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. All LSH retirees are welcome to attend. Tea party is Saturday ROZEL - Caring Hearts will sponsor a Ladies Tea Party from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Rozel Community ...
Saturday and Sunday events 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Children's Korral Petting Zoo. Treasure Hunt Antique Farm Equipment Working Miniatures Blacksmithing, Rope Making, Corn Shelling, Grain Grinding Boot Hill Model Railroad Club Demonstration People Mover Rides Plowing Bee Santa Fe Trail Museum: Sod House, Dugout, Cooling House, Chapel, One Room Schoolhouse; Dale, Melba Woods Automobile, Farm Museum Schartz Express Barrel Train Rides Working Stone Ground Flour Mill Saturday, Oct. 8 events All Day -Wood ...
Local women's fitness club accepts proof of recent mammogram or cancer donation in lieu of new member fee
Thursday, Oct. 6 Officers arrested a driver in the 200 block of E. 3rd for no insurance and driving while suspended at 12:06 a.m. Officers investigated a parking complaint at Broadway and 14th at 2:04 a.m. Suspicious activity was reported at 8th and Trail at 2:27 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5 Officers investigated a missing property report in the 500 block of E. 14th at 12:26 a.m. An animal control officer responded to 7th and Carroll ...
The elegant, expansive, gleaming new glass-and-concrete indoor stairway at the Common Pleas Courthouse in Columbus, Ohio, opened recently, to mostly rave reviews for its sense of space and light, creating the feeling of walking suspended on air.
A protest by students at the University of Denver is eye-opening because of how it is being conducted, what it has so far achieved and, most of all, what it concerns.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Big swings by a slumping hitter, clutch innings by a journeyman pitcher. Suddenly, the St. Louis Cardinals are looking very dangerous.
DODGE CITY - The Barton Community College volleyball team swept Dodge City Community College 25-19, 25-12, 25-13 on Wednesday.
The Hoisington High School volleyball team competed at the Great Bend triangular, going 2-0 on Tuesday night.
McKenna Mauler led the Great Bend High School girls' golf team, shooting a 52 at the Lady Panthers Invitational on Tuesday.
Nine-year-old Haley McCormick recently surprised Brit Spaugh Zoo Director Scott Gregory with a donation for the zoo.
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TOPEKA - The Kansas Supreme Court announced Wednesday that Lisa Taylor has been appointed public information director for the Kansas Judicial Branch. Taylor succeeds Ron Keefover, who founded the court's public information office in 1981 and retired in September.
The state's number one librarian will visit the Great Bend Public Library when it holds an open house from noon to 3 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 9.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission, both recreation centers, City Auditorium and Cavanaugh Wellness Center will be closed today through Sunday for the Thanksgiving holiday. Regular hours will resume on Monday.
The saying, "A picture is worth 1000 words" is so true. In the case of my four month old grandson, we have a book started. Still nothing compares to actually holding, squeezing his chubby legs, or getting Bob to laugh out loud. As we enter the holiday season, families across the country hardly need a reminder that November 24th through the 30th is designated as National Family Week.
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody?