Two new local children's book authors, Gina Cook and Tami Dykes will hold their first book signing this Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Everything Under the Son which is located at 407 McKinley St. in Great Bend.
Carolyn Tindall, speeding 50/30, continued to March 26 Audrey Lunsford, speeding 43/30, failed to appear Kurt Doll, sexual battery, continued to March 26 Kurt Doll, battery, continued to March 26 Kurt Doll, contempt of court, continued to March 26 Patricia Jones, disorderly conduct, fine $100, court costs $55.50 E13C0021 Cavendar Maria Theft of Services $0.00 $0.00 Pled Not Guilty Joshua Hoeffner, battery domestic violence, pled not guilty Joshua Hoeffner, criminal trespass, pled not guilty Corey ...
TOPEKA - Kansas First Lady Mary Brownback announced the winners of the 2013 Kansas Book Festival Grants during a news conference today at the Statehouse in Topeka.
ELLINWOOD- Members of the proposed new Ellinwood Recreation Commission were present at the Ellinwood Chamber of Commerce meeting on Friday to explain the goals of the group and answer any questions residents might have. Ellinwood voters will be asked on the April ballot to vote for a separate Recreation Commission with a mill levy assessment of up to three mills or against.
HOISINTON - At a well-attended Chamber of Commerce coffee, Stutzman Refuse Disposal hosted the event, showing the automated trash truck, the new polycarts, and having a ribbon cutting.
KINGMAN - Authorities from Kingman County are investigating a shooting that sent James A. Kraft, 53, of Claflin to a Wichita hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg, according to the Hutchinson News.
HOISINGTON - The theme for the 117th annual Labor Day celebration has been announced. It is "Celebrating Life in the Heartland."
BUSHTON - Central Plains Middle School would like to honor Keeley Hipp and Buck Cummings as the March Students of the Month.
Future Barton County kids receiving a diagnosis of cancer will benefit from funds raised by Dr. Dave McMillon, Hoisington veterinarian. Dr. Dave dubbed his event, "Drown Dr. Dave", inviting others to pledge their support to Kans for Kids Fighting Cancer Foundation as he swam laps at Club 1 Fitness recently in Great Bend.
Two Hoisington High School students, Hannah Wilborn and Lexi Stephens were present at the Hoisington City Council meeting held recently to ask permission to paint Cardinal faces on driveways and addresses on curbs to raise money for a spring break school trip to the east coast. They will use industrial grade concrete paint. This was approved by the council.
HOISINGTON - Each nine weeks, Hoisington Middle School faculty and staff choose students who have shown leadership throughout the school. This can include being respectful to adults and students, improving in grades, being helpful in and out of the classroom, and just showing leadership qualities.
HOISINGTON - Kans for Kids Fighting Cancer Foundation is proud to announce the appointment of Hunter Donecker, 8, Pawnee Rock, as the first Kans for Kids Ambassador during the organization's 3rd Annual Radiothon on Friday, March 8. Donecker was diagnosed with a hepatoblastoma on his liver when he was 3-years-old and received assistance from Kans for Kids. He is currently cancer free. He is the son of Jon and Misty Donecker and has a younger ...
ELLINWOOD - Barton County Commissioner Don Cates and Barton County Sheriff Brian Bellendir hosted the Ellinwood Chamber of Commerce last Friday held at Ellinwood District Hospital.
Bob Peter, city administrator and city attorney for Ellinwood, was named the 2013-14 Kansas Municipal Utilities president at a recent conference.
ELLINWOOD - Dr. Catherine Strecker of Educational Strategies, 17 N. Main, will offer four continuing education workshops on May 31. Two CEU credits will be offered for each session.
HOISINGTON - The Hoisington City Council decided at its regular meeting last week to continue the animal control options the way they currently are. The city currently takes all stray animals to the Hoisington Veterinary Hospital. The council had looked at a proposal to take care of the animals by the city as a cost saving measure, but turned it down.
Ellinwood Police Department April Report
ELLINWOOD - The Ellinwood City Council, at its regular meeting on Tuesday, agreed to purchase 11-12 acres of property from Alfred Pohlman for $3,600. The property is located north of 7th St. It is west of Kennedy and north of the water tower.
At the invitation of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, Aubrey Lynn Kempke of Claflin was selected to attend the 30th annual Governor's Scholars Award Program on May 5 in Topeka.
here is a stellar event occurring in Kansas right now that is visible and dramatic! One of the largest migratory birds is nesting in multiple sites in Kansas and surrounding states. The great blue heron is here! These four feet tall birds are gathered in rookeries where several families build nests in tall trees. They join forces to notify each other if bobcats, rat snakes, or raccoons come around looking for a meal in a ...
Conceal/Carry Class to be held in Claflin
ELLINWOOD - The USD 355 School Board, at its regular meeting Monday night, agreed to take another step in the iPad initiate. Currently, about twenty percent of the certified staff have iPads. The board agreed to buy approximately 30 more so that the remaining staff would have an iPad.
ELLINWOOD - Ellinwood High School will hold a volleyball camp from 2-4 p.m. on May 28-31 at the old High School Gym. Registration deadline is May 28. Contact Laurie Feist or Sharon Gatton at 564-2750 or 564-3136.