Chamber to sponsor decorating contest The Hoisington Chamber of Commerce Promotion Committee will once again sponsor the Home Decorating Contest. This year there will be three Hoisington Gift Certificates given to the Best Decorated Residences for the 2010 Christmas Season. To be eligible for the contest, residents must register with the Chamber of Commerce by Dec. 13. First Place will be awarded a $75 Certificate, second place, $60 and $40 for ...
"9th Judgment" by Maxine Paetro and James Patterson. When a young mother and her child are ruthlessly gunned down in a parking lot, the only shred of evidence is a cryptic message scrawled across the windshield in blood red lipstick. When a second murder occurs, San Francisco is thrown into hysteria. Can the Women's Murder Club solve they case before the city disintegrates.
Below are the honor rolls for the first quarter for Hoisington Middle School.
Katie Bulinski, child restraint, fine $60, court costs $54.50 Katie Bulinski, no proof insurance, proof shown, dismissed Danniele Pfister, speeding 49/30, fine $84, court costs $55.50 Cassie Scheuerman, driving while suspended, failed to appear Cassie Scheuerman, no proof insurance, failed to appear Pete Cabrera Jr., seat belt violation, fine $5 Mary Adams, seat belt violation, fine $5 Teri White, no drivers license in possession, license shown, dismissed ...
HOISINGTON - Each year, Hoisington High School celebrates veterans and their service to our country with a special brunch and assembly for veterans and students to pay homage to all veterans living and deceased.
ELLINWOOD -Celebrating 125 years, St. Joseph Catholic School in Ellinwood has scheduled several events to commemorate its history beginning with a tree planting.
HOISINGTON - Dr. Dan Witt's nature photography is featured in the 2010 winter issue of Kansas Magazine and on the 2011 Kansas calendar. Dr. Witt resides in Hoisington and has provided the Wetlands and Wildlife National Scenic Byway with numerous photos.
ELLINWOOD - At Ellinwood High School, it's time for a "Celebration,"a remembrance of 37 years of Broadway musicals presented by students of the vocal music department, including songs from "Kiss Me Kate," "My Fair Lady," "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" and others at 7:30 p.m. today and tomorrow at EHS Auditorium. Tickets are $5.
HOLYROOD - With a full agenda on Monday night, Central Plains USD 112 Board of Education officially approved closing Claflin Elementary School and the Lorraine district office effective July 1.
Claflin EMS personnel were dispatched for three injury auto accidents, a breathing problem, a chest pain call, two "other" medical problems, a lifting assist, a fire standby, a false alarm and stood by for four football games.
Editors Note: This is a blog by Katie DeWerff, former Ellinwood resident, who is working as an administator at Project Pepla in Haiti. It was posted on Saturday after cyclone Tomas. Her blog can be found at www.projectpepla.blogspot.com.
HOISINGTON -All A's at Lincoln Elementary School: 3rd Grade: Avery Brewer, Madison Grandclair, Zach Rubio, Brian Shinofield, Jacob Specht 4th Grade: Riley Brungardt, Aaron Crawford, Braxton Donovan, Xavier Robinson, Maleigha Schmidt, Payton Steiner, Liza Ward, Braedon Willesden B Average of Better-no D's or F's-not m ore than 1 C 3rd Grade: Baily Banks, Trey Bitter, Chandler Blackwell, Evan Bodine, Cade Boxberger, Taylor Boxberger, Daunte Chambers, Madysen clone, Quincy Cross, Alyssa ...
ELLINWOOD – Ellinwood High/Middle School students have been recognized for their academic efforts for the first quarter with the honor roll.
ELLINWOOD - Decorated Christmas trees, German food, a living nativity, and shopping galore all marked Ellinwood's first ever Christkindlmarket on Sunday.
ELLINWOOD -Star of Hope has joined #GivingTuesday, a first-of-its-kind effort that will harness the collective power of a unique blend of partners - charities, families, businesses and individuals-to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season.
HOISINGTON - Shaping clay into birds, Lincoln School students and Hoisington High School students melded art with character education recently in a cross-curricular activity called "Caring."
CBH celebrates OR Team week and donors
ELLINWOOD - There are new books at the Ellinwood School/Community Library. They are:
ELLINWOOD - Dodge City Marshal Allen Bailey will perform during the inaugural Christkindlmarket, to be held Dec. 1 in Ellinwood. Bailey, along with his wife Cowgirl Janey will perform a variety of Cowboy and Christmas songs in a lively performance entitled, "A Cowboy Christmas."
HOISINGTON -The Hoisington Annual Christmas Lighting is scheduled for Friday after Thanksgiving 5:30 p.m. at the Hoisington Chamber of Commerce 123 N. Main.
Editor's note: The following stories are taken from Amy Metro's class "How to cook a turkey"
BUSHTON - Central Plains Middle School students recently wrote an essay on "What Patriotism Means to Me?" as part of the Veterans of Foreign Wars' Patriots Pen essay contest.
ELLINWOOD - The newly formed Ellinwood Recreation Commission will meet at 7 p.m. on Nov. 26 in a special meeting at the Farmers Mutual Insurance office, 16 N. Main, to discuss a youth basketball league being organized by Hoisington Rec.
Jeanetta M. Brownlee, obstruct legal process, fine $50, court costs $110
Helen Hickel, fail to yield, court costs $55.50