HOLYROOD - The USD 112 Central Plains School Board approved a new addition for CPHS-Claflin at its regular meeting on Monday.
ELLINWOOD - While it is common for eagles to visit the area throughout the year, soon eagles of a different kind will add visual interest to Main Street in Ellinwood.
HOISINGTON - At its regular meeting on Monday night, the Hoisington Board of Education heard a report from Superintendent Bill Lowry about the process of acquiring electronic door locks for doors in the district.
HOISINGTON - With the pride of a new father, Curt Colson, president and CEO of Clara Barton Hospital in Hoisington, introduced the newest member of the CBH family, RETA, at the chamber of commerce coffee on Thursday.
HOISINGTON - Steaming ahead into the 21st century, USD 431 School District will begin implementing online professional development inservices for teachers. In past years, districts have had to pull teachers from the classroom.
There is so much wringing of hands over the state of American students and how they lag other international students in rote memorization of facts, particularly China.
Miss Sally owns her awesomeness
HOISINGTON - In 2012, Hoisington High School received both the state and national Promising Practices Awards for creating the Cardinal Core character education through student driven leadership. HHS students chose the following values: responsibility, honesty, positive attitudes, grit and respect as the values they wanted to emphasize.
Monday, the Federal Aviation Administration approved testing the future of drone flight over the U.S., attempting to research safety, according to CNN.
The story of Linda Tillman, feature story in Tuesday's Great Bend Tribune, perfectly exemplifies the spirit of this time of year and the generosity, which if each of us had, would make the world a much kinder and softer place.
Despite a life-threatening illness and daily bouts of radiation treatment, Linda Tillman, has not forgotten the two most important things in her life-family and giving.
HOISINGTON - For a moment in time, students at Roosevelt School in Hoisington experience time off from studies, instead imagining that they are travelling on the Polar Express train.
ELLINWOOD -"Her Last Breath" by Linda Castillo. Chief of Police Kate Burkholder comes face-to-face with her Amish past when she investigates a deadly car accident that involves the family of her childhood friend Mattie. The investigation takes on a more sinister cast as evidence reveals that nothing about the crash was accidental. Is there a stone-cold killer amid the Amish community?
Driverless cars are the wave of the future-a future that will be here before we know it. They will profoundly change our society.
HOISINGTON - Stacey Bressler, who has worked the last 26 years as the Hoisington Chamber of Commerce executive vice-president, starts a new chapter in her life by moving on to Fayetteville, Ark. after the first of the year, which is where her mother and sister live.
ELLINWOOD - Anticipation abounds at Ellinwood School District this spring as 5th and 12th graders receive cutting edge technology that allows them to search for the front door of Ellinwood Grade School on Google Earth or message a teacher with a question about an assignment.
Monday following the Barton County Commission meeting, the below explanation was given on the dispute between Sheriff Brian Bellendir and County Attorney Richard Boeckman on the county's Facebook page. It said: