ELLINWOOD - Local historian Linda McCaffery spoke at the Heritage Club in Ellinwood recently about local veteran Leroy Zahn as well as sharing historical information of general interest.
HOISINGTON -The Hoisington City Council on Monday met in regular session with the following present: Mayor Williamson, Councilmembers: Donovan, Farmer, Aylward, Sekavec, Andereck, VanBrimmer, Smith and Wilborn. Also present: City Attorney Horner, City Manager Mitchell and City Clerk Crutcher.
HOISINGTON - The 4-H Hoisington Jets have readied themselves for upcoming Barton County Fair with baking, art projects, wood working, dog training, photography, horticulture, metal work and hand pets.
Christopher Bauck, basic speed rule, pled not guilty
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ELLINWOOD - The Ellinwood Rotary Club in cooperation with the Ellinwood Chamber of Commerce is accepting entries for the After Harvest Festival on July 19. The theme chosen is "We put the Heart in the Heartland." They encourage participants to incorporate the theme into their entry.
HOISINGTON - The Hoisington Chamber of Commerce announces that plans are finalized for this year's 118th annual Labor Day event Aug. 28- Sept. 1.
Brandi Niehoff, speeding 40/30, fine $30, court costs $55.50
CLAFLIN - The Community Scholarship, Inc. of Claflin awarded scholarships to nineteen graduates and nine alumni at the Central Plains High School on May 18, 2014. Many donors, alumni and organizations made it possible to award $32,113.00 to the graduates to help with their college expenses.
HOISINGTON - Walking or riding a bike is a healthy, wholesome activity, and students walking to and from school gives kids great outdoor exercise. USD 431 Hoisington School District has received a $10,000 grant for a Walking School Bus for the next school year. A Walking School Bus, where a parents walks with the kids to and from school, is one of the latest initiatives to get kids outside and combat obesity.
ELLINWOOD - Country music entertainer Logan Mize will kick off the 41st Annual Ellinwood After Harvest Festival, July 17-20 with a concert in Wolf Park in Ellinwood.
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ELLINWOOD - Eagles will soar at the new Sentinel Art Gallery, 201 S. Main, Ellinwood highlighting a weekend of family friendly events for the third annual June Jaunt beginning on Friday.