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.
here are new books at the Ellinwood Library. They are: "Inferno" by Dan Brown. Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology, awakens in a hospital with a head wound and a strange macabre object in his belongings. Soon his world erupts into chaos, and he's on the run for his life. With the woman who cleverly saved his life, Langdon discovers a network of hidden passageways and ancient secrets, and a terrifying new scientific paradigm. "Flight ...
BUSHTON - The USD 112 School Board met at its regular meeting on Monday. Adams, Brown, Beran and Ball presented its audit report.
ODIN - There will be a Hunter Safety class offered at the Odin Store meeting room beginning at 7 p.m. on Oct. 22.
The city of Hoisington has received notification they have received an additional $200,000 in grant funds for street repair from the Kansas Department of Transportation.
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."