HOISINGTON -The Hoisington debate team placed recently at Lyons. In the sweepstakes competition (best record from 3 two-person teams), the Cardinals tied for third with Nickerson out of 17 schools. The Cardinals ended in fourth because Nickerson had 67 speaker points and Hoisington had 70 (low score is better). Salina-South and McPherson placed first and second, respectively, with 11-4 records. The Hoisington novice (first year) team of Emma Harmon and Sydney Boxberger went 4-1 and ...
HOISINGTON - At its regular meeting on Monday, the USD 431 School Board heard a presentation from Recreation Commission Board President Lee Van Scyoc considering an increase of one additional mill to pay for Parks and Recreation. The mill levy assessment is the amount of property taxes assessed to landowners.
HOISINGTON - Government commodities will be distributed from 5-6 p.m. on Oct. 21 at Living Joy Community Church, 354 W 1st St (NW Corner of 1st & Vine). This will be the last distribution for 2013.
ELLINWOOD - The Ellinwood Recreation Commission has begun looking for a full-time director and will begin advertising for the position. The job begins on January 15, 2014 when the commission begins to collect its mill levy taxes, passed at the election in April. The commission has been meeting monthly to discuss and make plans for the upcoming year.
ELLINWOOD - Get out your costumes and try a variety of soups, chili or a hot dog on Halloween evening. Families can skip cooking supper that night.
ELLINWOOD - Ellinwood will be the site of the area's first ever Zombie apocalypse, stirring up the deepest and murkiest and creative parts of the mind. The evening starts with a 5K run or 1 mile walk, starting at 6 p.m. Oct. 19 at the corner of Santa Fe and Main, followed by a Zombie Prom later in the evening.
Sept. 24 Ellinwood Municipal Court Docket Eric Arechiga, no drivers license, fine $200, court costs $55.50 Carlos Quintana, no current proof of insurance, dismissed - proof shown Tomas Matias, speeding 52/35, fine $72, court costs $55.50 Tomas Matias, no drivers license, fine $100 Nancy Fryberger, speeding 41/30, fine $36, court costs $55.50 Seth Schartz, speeding 44/30, continued to Oct. 8 Vernon Schnurr, speeding 47/30, fine $72, court costs $55.50 Joshua Hoeffner, violation of court order, ...
Dr. Catherine Strecker of Ellinwood will be presenting a program called "Building Resiliency in Children" at Butler Community College, Child Start 1002 S. Oliver, from 9-11 a.m. on Oct. 5. The cost of the program is $15 if registered by Oct. 3. Cost at the door is $20.
ELLINWOOD - There are new books at the Ellinwood School/Community Library. They are: Karen Kingsbury is the bestselling author of more than thirty books and one of America's favorite inspirational storytellers. She was previously a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times and a "People" magazine contributor, before sharing her talents as a popular fiction writer. These are some of her work, and these titles are new to the Ellinwood library. "In Longing," Bailey Flanigan ...
ELLINWOOD - Four juveniles were apprehended in Ellinwood for shooting out car windows Monday between 6-8 p.m., according to Ellinwood Police Chief Art Keffer. There are 11 reported cases at press time from within the city limits.
HOISINGTON - The Hoisington City Council approved two new water wells for the Hoisington Recreation Commission for the Legion Field and softball diamond at Bicentennial Park at its regular meeting on Monday.
HOISINGTON -The Hoisington Swinging Stars will host a square dance at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 17, at the Hoisington city auditorium at 1st and Main Streets in Hoisington.
PAWNEE ROCK - The Hoisington High School Student Council recently spent the day at Praise Ranch in Pawnee Rock in a service learning project. Twelve students and Principal Meg Wilson assisted with clean up of the gymnasium at the old Pawnee Rock Elementary School.
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.