Linda Borror of Ellinwood knew it would be best to have her nursing license reinstated to help benefit Star of Hope International.
Ellinwood moves KDHE award presentation
ELLINWOOD - The Ellinwood VFW still exists as a veteran's organization but has ceased operation of the private club portion which includes the bar due to a lack of activity and economic times.
Correction to Twisted Stitchers story
DHE to award Ellinwood for "going green"
CLAFLIN - The Claflin Twisted Stitchers Quilt Club in Claflin has a display of members' work at the Claflin Independent Township Library.
"Souless" by Gail Carriger. When Alexia accidentally kills a vampire, breaking all rules of etiquette, the loud, gorgeous werewolf, Lord Maccon is sent by Queen Victoria to investigate. And with vampires appearing and disappearing, everyone seems to think that the very proper Alexia is to blame. Can she detect the real culprit with her souless ways?
HOISINGTON - Clara Barton Hospital in Hoisington is offering occupational therapy treatment for those with persistent swelling of the lymph nodes called lymphedema.
Editors note: The City of Ellinwood will be recognized by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment on Sept. 29 due to its green initiatives.
It is ""Eagle Time" in Kansas! It seems that we have had more eagles this year than any in my memory. All of the reservoirs have eagles in residence. I have located a couple of nests with eggs under these beautiful mothers. Both parents share the incubating duty that is 35 days, but the female spends most of the time on the eggs. "Bald ( or balde)" meant "white" in the old language, and this bird was declared the national symbol in 1782. I went to Kansas City last week to join my friend Randy Akings in a moderately successful effort ...
HOISINGTON - The Clara Barton Hospital Foundation, in partnership with Clara Barton Hospital, is conducting a capital campaign to raise funds for an expansion project. The campaign started off with a bang over the last few weeks as the staff completed their "Building Together… Caring for Life" Employee Campaign.
ELLINWOOD - USD 355 Ellinwood School Board approved in a special meeting, a new track, bleachers and fencing at the high school football field. Construction is projected to start the last day of track season and last all summer with a finish date of Sept. 1 in time for football season.
HOISINGTON - The city of Hoisington has received complaints about trash polycarts being left on the street long after trash pickup days, and, as a result is considering new rules.
ELLINWOOD - The Ellinwood High School Forensics Team placed 6th at a tournament held at Southeast of Saline on Saturday, Feb. 22.
ELLINWOOD -The Ellinwood School/Community Library is excited to welcome national award winning author Cynthia Kadohata to the Ellinwood library for a series of events during the first week of March. The schedule of events includes presentations to student groups, student book signings, and question and answer sessions on Wednesday, March 5th.
Approximately 121 calls for service and 112 officer initiated calls were received for the month of January. Officers responded to 11 medical/fire calls. Ten arrests were made and four criminal summonses were served in the month of January.
CLAFLIN - The Claflin Fitness Center, which was established by volunteers in 2013, has added classes and is making plans for further improvements to the facility.
Legislative coffee to be held
ELLINWOOD - Ellinwood School District USD 355 will begin implementing its iPad student initiative with a partial rollout for the last quarter of the school year for 5th and 12th graders and a full roll-out from k-12 this fall.
The Clara Barton Hospital Foundation is currently seeking applicants for their 2014 healthcare career scholarships. Each year the Foundation desires to present several individuals with scholarships. Scholarship amount varies with the merits of the application and funds available from the endowments. The four scholarships to be awarded are: Jonathan Witt Scholarship, Sadie Stalcup Scholarship, Verda Lane Nursing Scholarship and Dr. Robert Moore Scholarship. Application deadline for all scholarships is April 1, 2014.