Dustin L. Hawkins, violation of protection from abuse, fine $300, court costs $110 Dustin L. Hawkins, battery domestic violence, dismissed Tracy R. Hilton, battery, fine $200, court costs $110 Christopher D. Linsner, theft, court costs $1110 Kolton G. Nettleingham, racing on highway, continued to Nov. 21 Kolton G. Nettleingham, speeding 72/20, continued to Nov. 21 Kolton G. Nettleingham, seat belts required, continued to Nov. 21 Kolton G. Nettleingham, racing on highway, continued to Nov. 21 ...
Alicia Dannebohm, driving while suspended, pled not guilty Helen Hickel, fail to yield, continued to Nov. 12 Ryan Placher, driving while suspended, fine $250, court costs $55.50 Ryan Placher, defective brake lights, fine $30 Lake Lyman, exhibition of speed, fine $50, court costs $55.50 Tony Erskine, animal confines/shelter, fine $100, court costs$55.50 Demetrius Johnson Jr., pitbull dogs x 2, continued to Nov. 26 Rodney Miller Jr.. dog at large, found not guilty Luis Perez-Zepeda, driving ...
Is it just me or is life "bumpy" in Kansas right now? The government healthcare website is a mess. Pat Roberts recommends removing Sec. Sebelius -- and he worked for her father. Jerry Moran is voting with Mr. Obama on the healthcare issue. Governor Brownback has ratings lower than the President, and horribly, across our nation, school kids are killing teachers. It seems like a lot of things are to messy and complicated to correct.
Educational Strategies to host Education Workshops ELLINWOOD - Dr. Catherine Strecker will host four continuing Education Workshops beginning at 8 a.m. on Nov. 15. They are: Autism, 8-10 a.m.; Stroke Management, 10 a.m. to noon; ADHD in Children and Adults 1-3 p.m.; and Stress, 3-5 p.m. Cost is $25 per session or $85 to attend all four. Healthcare professionals receive eight continuing education units by attending all four sessions. Call 620-564-2510 for more information. EDH ...
ELLINWOOD - There are new CDs at the Ellinwood School/Community Library. They are: "Looking for Alaska" by John Green. This Michael L. Printz Award winning book is available on CD, and chronicles the indelible impact one life can have on another. Miles Halter leaves for boarding school to seek what they dying poet Francoix Rabelais called the "Great Perhaps." What he finds is Alaska Young, a clever, funny, and screwed-up young woman who pulls Miles ...
The ecosystem of the prairie grasslands, including buffalo wallows and playas are far more complex than explorers, who once called the area the Great American desert, thought. They are crucial to the health and well-being of humans as well as animals, reptiles and plants.
MANHATTAN -- The second production in Kansas State University's 2013-2014 Purple Masque Theatre season will be "Rx." The play will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31 and Nov. 1-2. The Purple Masque Theatre, a part of the K-State Theatre program, is in East Stadium.
Hoisington High School yearbook staff members, Abi Rziha, Ashley Lockwood, and Tana Hickel, took first place Grand Champions at the KSPA Kansas State Fair's Largest Classroom competition on Sept. 11.
CLAFLIN -The USD 112 Central Plains Future Farmers of America won both regionals and state in land judging. What readers may not know is land judging consists of two categories, homesite evaluation and land judging.
CLAFLIN - The governing body of the City of Claflin met in regular session, Tuesday, Oct. 15 at the city building. Present were Mayor Michael Urban, Councilpersons Kirk Schneweis, Casey Hubbard and Doug Hubbard. Also present: City Attorney Robert Suelter, City Clerk Patricia Schmidt, Richard Hayes and Gary Vaughan. These are the unofficial minutes.
Ellinwood Grade School, Central Plains Grade School-Holyrood, and several Great Bend schools have been notified that they are recipients of Certificates of Merit as a part of the 11th annual Challenge Awards from the Confidence in Kansas Public Education Task Force. This award recognizes schools for outstanding achievement and uncommon accomplishment based on 2013 Kansas Assessment results and other qualifying factors, such as sample size and socioeconomic status.
Approximately 111 calls for service and 72 officer initiated calls were received for the month of September. Officers responded to seven medical/fire calls. Four arrests were made and three criminal summonses were served in the month of September.
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."