HOISINGTON - Clara Barton Hospital in Hoisington is offering occupational therapy treatment for those with persistent swelling of the lymph nodes called lymphedema.
ELLINWOOD - At its meeting on Tuesday, the Ellinwood City Council heard a report from Emergency Medical Technician Director Debbie Glenn on the upcoming mass casualty drill at Ellinwood High School at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 22.
HOISINGTON - Time to saddle up - not your horse - but your ATV for Hoisington's first open ATV Rodeo at 1 p.m. Sept. 25 at Bicentennial Park, on the west side of town, sponsored by the Central Kansas Off Road Association, Radium Bridge Riding Area; and Hoisington Main Street Inc.
HOISINGTON - At Monday's Hoisington City Council meeting, citizens in the audience voiced their complaints regarding high utility bills.
With a thirst for life and adventure, hometown boy Skip Yowell is still excited to see what's around the corner and still figuratively looking for mountains to climb.
Claflin Elementary School, Ellinwood Grade School and Roosevelt and Lincoln Elementary Schools in Hoisington are once again collecting General Mills Box Tops for Education and are encouraging collection from area residents.
HOISINGTON - The current owner of Cheyenne Hardware in Hoisington is selling the business. If the business is not sold, it will be closed.
To acknowledge positive behavior, Ellinwood Grade School has recently started "shouting out" when students perform an act of kindness.
The Hoisington Recreation Commission is offering a wide variety of trips this fall.
Two hundred and twenty avocets, bitterns, cormorants, dowitchers, egrets, falcons and grebes roosted at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center on Thursday in the form of USD 428 second-graders for the first annual education day to learn about the wild, wonderful wetlands in Barton County.
Dressed in all of their finery, 16 Hoisington Labor Day baby contestants laughed, waved and enjoyed the fascinating stage balloons on Saturday as a part of the 114th annual Hoisington Labor Day celebration.
HOISINGTON - Travelling through a larger than life-sized tent display of a human, Hoisington Elementary School students had the opportunity Tuesday to learn about the importance of "Eat smart. Play hard," - how exercise and nutrition affect life.
ELLINWOOD - Curious about life, about people and places, author Cynthia Kadohata, became fascinated with custom harvesting, and her book, "The Thing About Luck," is loosely based on an Ellinwood family she met when receiving the "William Allen White Award."
HOISINGTON - In order to build student engagement, responsibility and leadership, students K-12 at USD 431 will for the first time ever, lead parent-teacher grade conferences next week at the schools.
Ewalt Elementary School Principal Greg Clark of Augusta has been hired as the new superintendent for Central Plains USD 112 School District. Clark will begin his duties July 1.
Kansas House Bill 2210 is frightening.
HOISINGTON - Building skills and real life experiences, USD 431 Hoisington Future Business Leaders of America have opened a coffee shop serving beverages to student and staff.
HOISINGTON - Like many small communities throughout the area, Hoisington currently has a shortage of Emergency Medical Technician volunteers. In an effort to address the shortage, Hoisington is offering a full scholarship to Barton Community College for tuition and books with a total value of $1200.
Miss Sally Wolf sprawled in bed in the Bed and Breakfast area of the Historic Wolf Hotel, hunched over her cell phone and eating potato chips. She hadn't moved all day.
ELLINWOOD - USD 355 Ellinwood School Board approved in a special meeting, a new track, bleachers and fencing at the high school football field. Construction is projected to start the last day of track season and last all summer with a finish date of Sept. 1 in time for football season.
The Topeka Capital Journal broke a story on Feb. 22, 2014 about U.S. Senate candidate Milton Wolf who is running against U.S. Senator Pat Roberts.
HOISINGTON - The city of Hoisington has received complaints about trash polycarts being left on the street long after trash pickup days, and, as a result is considering new rules.
The Central Kansas Dream Center, 2100 Broadway in the chapel, will graduate its first group at 2 p.m. this Sunday. The three students, who faced life altering addictions, will share their stories.
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