ELLINWOOD - As a stress reliever, and as a way to stay prepared for his job, Ellinwood Police Chief Art Keffer lifts weights most people would find unimaginable.
Star of Hope in Ellinwood is raising funds to purchase goats, chickens, treadle sewing machines and for student support.
Chamber to sponsor decorating contest The Hoisington Chamber of Commerce Promotion Committee will once again sponsor the Home Decorating Contest. This year there will be three Hoisington Gift Certificates given to the Best Decorated Residences for the 2010 Christmas Season. To be eligible for the contest, residents must register with the Chamber of Commerce by Dec. 13. First Place will be awarded a $75 Certificate, second place, $60 and $40 for ...
"9th Judgment" by Maxine Paetro and James Patterson. When a young mother and her child are ruthlessly gunned down in a parking lot, the only shred of evidence is a cryptic message scrawled across the windshield in blood red lipstick. When a second murder occurs, San Francisco is thrown into hysteria. Can the Women's Murder Club solve they case before the city disintegrates.
Below are the honor rolls for the first quarter for Hoisington Middle School.
Katie Bulinski, child restraint, fine $60, court costs $54.50 Katie Bulinski, no proof insurance, proof shown, dismissed Danniele Pfister, speeding 49/30, fine $84, court costs $55.50 Cassie Scheuerman, driving while suspended, failed to appear Cassie Scheuerman, no proof insurance, failed to appear Pete Cabrera Jr., seat belt violation, fine $5 Mary Adams, seat belt violation, fine $5 Teri White, no drivers license in possession, license shown, dismissed ...
HOISINGTON - Each year, Hoisington High School celebrates veterans and their service to our country with a special brunch and assembly for veterans and students to pay homage to all veterans living and deceased.
ELLINWOOD -Celebrating 125 years, St. Joseph Catholic School in Ellinwood has scheduled several events to commemorate its history beginning with a tree planting.
HOISINGTON - Dr. Dan Witt's nature photography is featured in the 2010 winter issue of Kansas Magazine and on the 2011 Kansas calendar. Dr. Witt resides in Hoisington and has provided the Wetlands and Wildlife National Scenic Byway with numerous photos.
ELLINWOOD - At Ellinwood High School, it's time for a "Celebration,"a remembrance of 37 years of Broadway musicals presented by students of the vocal music department, including songs from "Kiss Me Kate," "My Fair Lady," "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" and others at 7:30 p.m. today and tomorrow at EHS Auditorium. Tickets are $5.
HOLYROOD - With a full agenda on Monday night, Central Plains USD 112 Board of Education officially approved closing Claflin Elementary School and the Lorraine district office effective July 1.
Claflin EMS personnel were dispatched for three injury auto accidents, a breathing problem, a chest pain call, two "other" medical problems, a lifting assist, a fire standby, a false alarm and stood by for four football games.
HOISINGTON -The Hoisington Annual Christmas Lighting is scheduled for Friday after Thanksgiving 5:30 p.m. at the Hoisington Chamber of Commerce 123 N. Main.
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BUSHTON - Central Plains Middle School students recently wrote an essay on "What Patriotism Means to Me?" as part of the Veterans of Foreign Wars' Patriots Pen essay contest.
ELLINWOOD - The newly formed Ellinwood Recreation Commission will meet at 7 p.m. on Nov. 26 in a special meeting at the Farmers Mutual Insurance office, 16 N. Main, to discuss a youth basketball league being organized by Hoisington Rec.
Jeanetta M. Brownlee, obstruct legal process, fine $50, court costs $110
Helen Hickel, fail to yield, court costs $55.50
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