ELLINWOOD - The Ellinwood High School forensics team earned a trophy for first place in team sweepstakes in the 1-2A Division in Salina on Feb. 12. EHS had the third highest team total out of all twenty 1-5A schools competing. Connor Birzer placed second in Original Oration, and Birzer and partner Hannah Maddy placed second in Duet Acting. Montara Johansen placed secod in Informative Speaking and fifth in Original Oration. Hannah Billinger ...
ELLINWOOD - The Ellinwood School District has named a new principal, Shawn Henderson, for the 2011-12 school year.
HOISINGTON - Long-time Hoisington residents Duane and Debbie Reif have dedicated their lives to service, not only with the Kans for Kids Fighting Cancer Foundation, but in service to other charitable organizations.
BARTON COUNTY - Many of the schools in the state of Kansas are running out of snow days for the school year and may have to make up time. However, area schools are okay with the number of snow days so far this year.
Hoisington Municipal Court Docket - Jan. 19 Ashton K. Nickelson, driver's license restricted, diversion granted Amanda L. Stevenson, vicious animal, animal at large, no current rabies vaccination, $305 Shane D. Serpan, obstruct legal process, no drivers license, $210 Sammie Dawson Jr., battery domestic violence, $80 Cierra Kaysea Ramsey, dog at large, continued Adam P. Kephart, battery-dismissed, disorderly conduct-fine $200, court costs $85 Eric S. Ehster, driving while ...
HOISINGTON - The fun, filled Wetlanders Festival is scheduled for April 16.
HOISINGTON -The Clara Barton Hospital Foundation is currently seeking applicants for its 2011 healthcare career scholarships.
HOISINGTON - Clara Barton Hospital announces that Sarah Detter, radiologic technologist, recently earned national credentials in Computed Tomography.
Ellinwood Municipal Court Docket - Feb. 8 Zachary Sanders, no turn signal, diversion granted Zachary Sanders, driver's license violation, fine $50, court costs $55.50 Lacie Keith, fail to yield, pled not guilty Shadai Harris, improper passing of school bus, continued to Feb. 22 Stewart Clay, driving while suspended, continued to March 22 Stewart Clay, no insurance, continued to March 22 Stewart Clay, expired tag, continued to March ...
ELLINWOOD - Eleven EHS band students attended the Smoky Hills Wind Festival at Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina on Jan. 28 and 29. Band director Don Regehr and sponsor Annette Troyer accompanied the students to the clinic. The festival was lead by William McMosley, director of bands at KWU.
ELLINWOOD - The Ellinwood City Council heard at its meeting on Tuesday that Ellinwood will be on the route of a 150th-anniversary cattle drive.
HOISINGTON - The Hoisington Middle School wrestlers took part in the Hays Kennedy Middle School Invitational this past Saturday, and had a very good showing for the teams' first match of the year. The team placed 10 out of 13 varsity wrestlers in the top four, and three out of four placed in the top three for the junior varsity.
HOISINGTON - USD 431 School Board and the Hoisington Recreation Commission held the annual joint meeting on Monday night.
HOISINGTON - Three businesses were burglarized in Hoisington sometime between Monday evening and Tuesday morning.
KOC to hold breakfast buffet
ELLINWOOD -"The 5th Wave" by Rick Yancey. When waves of beings who only look human overrun the earth, the Earth's last survivors have scattered to stay alive. When Cassie meets Evan Walker, he may be her only hope for rescuing her brother, or even saving herself. But can she trust a stranger in this dangerous world?
Hoisington NHS inducts new members
HOISINGTON -After this school year, the Mid Central Activities Association activity league, which Hoisington Middle School and High School were members of, will disband. Hoisington High School will join the Central Kansas League.
ELLINWOOD -The Board of Worship of St. John Lutheran Church, 5th and Wilhelm, announces the 4th Annual Festival of Carols, at 3:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon, December 1st. The organists of St. John's along with guest organist, Don Regehr, Ellinwood High School Band Director, and the St. John Lutheran church choir will all perform some of the seasons best and invite the congregation to sing along on many of them.
HOISINGTON - Band member Austin McHenry (sophomore, percussion) was selected to perform in the high school District KMEA Honor Band on Saturday, Dec. 7 at Dodge City High School.