2013 Christmas lighting to be held HOISINGTON -Come to Hoisington Friday evening, Nov. 29 as they start the Christmas season off right. The Hoisington annual Christmas Lighting is scheduled for Friday after Thanksgiving 5:30 p.m. at the Hoisington Chamber of Commerce, 123 N. Main. Children are encouraged to make an outdoor Christmas ornament to hang on the lighted Christmas tree that will be in the chamber yard. Listen to Christmas carols as they wait for ...
BUSHTON -Central Plains Middle School has received a Power Up Grant from Kansas Team Nutrition. Kansas Team Nutrition said, "(The CPMS) grant will include an 8-week health education program for middle school students (in eighth grade.) This program will be to equip students with the knowledge to make healthier choices by encouraging consumption of healthy foods, supporting regular physical activity, teaching students to make their own healthy snacks, and building healthy self-esteem." Eighth graders at ...
ELLINWOOD - Star of Hope begins disaster relief and recovery operations in response to the intense human suffering caused by typhoon Haiyan. Star of Hope Philippines staff have identified the city of Ormoc, Leyte, as the location where Star of Hope efforts will be the most effective. Planning is underway to bring effective help to the people there.
ELLINWOOD - The Ellinwood Board of Education met at its regular meeting on Monday evening.
HOISINGTON - In a moving Veterans' Day Program, Hoisington Middle and High School Kays Club honored veterans past and present Monday morning.
Approximately 105 calls for service and 77 Officer initiated calls were received for the month of October.
ELLINWOOD - Celebrating the cool, crisp fall air and marking the beginning of the holiday season, Ellinwood will hold its annual Holiday Open Haus with events ranging from an art show to gift wrapping to retail sales. It will be held from noon to 4 p.m. today.
HOISINGTON - Hoisington High School's Family, Career and Community Leaders of America Club is promoting safety for teen drivers. Sept. 19 was the national day to sign up for "Don't text and drive."
ELLINWOOD - Three new novels in the Tiger's Curse series: "Tiger's Quest," "Tiger's Voyage" and "Tiger's Destiny," all by Colleen Houck. In "Tiger's Quest," Kelsey battles immortal sea monkeys, and treks the jungle of India, all and while falling in love in Ren, a 300-year-old prince. In "Tiger's Voyage," Kelsey must embark on another voyage, this time to find Durga's Black Pearl Necklace, and free her beloved Red from both the tiger's curse and his ...
Ellinwood City Council to hold special meeting ELLINWOOD - The Ellinwood City Council will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. on Nov. 11. On the agenda is a study session. Ellinwood holiday trash schedule announced ELLINWOOD - There will be no trash pickup on Veteran's Day, Nov. 11 in Ellinwood. Trash will be picked up on Tuesday and Thursday on the east side and Wednesday and Friday on the west side.
HOISINGTON - USD 431 Board of Education approved the purchase of digital cameras for the district at its regular meeting on Monday.
Turkey dinner to be held HOISINGTON - The Hoisington Knights of Columbus will hold its annual turkey dinner at the Hoisington Knights of Columbus Hall, 114 N. Main from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 17. They will serve turkey, dressing potatoes and gravy, green beans rolls, drinks and dessert. The cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 4 to 11, and free for children age 3 and under. Ellinwood Veteran's Day ...
Jay Kroulik, driving while suspended, continued to Jan 28
HOISINGTON - At its regular meeting on Monday, the USD 431 heard a report from board member Deb Stephens on a new K-6 after school program which, she said, "is a desperate need in the community." It would be held at the Hoisington United Methodist Church on school evenings until 6:30 p.m.
Winter is officially here! The weather has cooled down, and some of the best little hunters have appeared on the scene. The short-eared owls are here! I saw the first one of this year yesterday evening at dusk on the Redwing Road. It is the time of the aerial hunters. Hawks, eagles, falcons and owls can be seen with a little patience.
There are new audio books at the Ellinwood School/Community Library. They are:
HOISINGTON - What does family mean? What does a member do if one of them is hurting or needs help? That is what the Hoisington High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America were faced with when they heard the news that high school staff member, Amanda Brack's son, Austin has a rare disease called Stevens – Johnson Syndrome. With all of today's technology, it didn't take them long to determine a plan had ...
ELLINWOOD - Ellinwood High School cross country coach Lyles Lashley has been named to the 2013 2A boys Kansas Cross Country and Track and Field Coaches Association's "Coach of the Year."
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."