"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.
ELLINWOOD - At its meeting on Tuesday, the Ellinwood City Council heard a report from Emergency Medical Technician Director Debbie Glenn on the upcoming mass casualty drill at Ellinwood High School at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 22.
CLAFLIN - Friday will be the 2010 Claflin Football Homecoming. This week the cheerleaders have been busy with preparations for the big event. On Sunday, Sept. 12 the cheerleaders sponsored a "White Wash" that allowed students to white wash paint a few of the streets in Claflin to help "kick off" the homecoming week. The cheerleaders are also sponsoring the school "spirit" week which, will allow the students to dress in the following chosen themes: Monday, "Come As You Are Day"; Tuesday, "If I Dress Like This Will You Still Be My Friend"; Wednesday, "Dress Like A Little Kid"; Thursday, "Black ...
HOISINGTON - At Monday's Hoisington City Council meeting, citizens in the audience voiced their complaints regarding high utility bills.
LORRRAINE - USD 112, Quivira Heights and Wilson Schools, are three of 4,000 libraries across the country selected by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association to receive free hardcover editions of 17 classic books as part of the We the People Bookshelf grant program. The theme of this year's Bookshelf is "A More Perfect Union."
Approximately 100 calls for service and 125 Officer initiated calls were received for the month of August. Officers responded to seven medical/fire calls and worked four non-injury accidents. three arrests and five criminal summonses were issued in the month of August.
CHEYENNE BOTTOMS - With ten new sets of binoculars, the Kansas Wetlands Education Center will now have them available for bird-watching tours of Cheyenne Bottoms.
With a thirst for life and adventure, hometown boy Skip Yowell is still excited to see what's around the corner and still figuratively looking for mountains to climb.
Claflin Elementary School, Ellinwood Grade School and Roosevelt and Lincoln Elementary Schools in Hoisington are once again collecting General Mills Box Tops for Education and are encouraging collection from area residents.
The Hoisington Recreation Commission is offering a wide variety of trips this fall.
HOISINGTON - The Kansas Hospital Association Leadership Institute graduated its ninth class of 32 students on Aug. 27 at the Critical Issues Summit in Wichita. Gloria Walsh, human resource director for Clara Barton Hospital was among the graduates.
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