Spring turkey season opened in Kansas on April 1. There are some other things that happen about this time every year also. The morel mushrooms start to appear and they are one of the finest delicacies in the world. A secret spot to collect those mushrooms is a treasure far beyond money. The other thing that happens is that the asparagus in my garden starts to push its head up through the crowns of last ...
ELLINWOOD -The Ellinwood High School Mystic Blues will present its annual "After Dinner Theater" at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 20 and at 3 p.m.Sunday, April 21 in the Ellinwood High School Auditorium. The Mystic Blues are a singing and dancing group. Members have to try out each year.
ELLINWOOD - At a special meeting on Thursday, USD 355 Board of Education accepted the resignation of Board Member Taunya Schlessiger and appointed Darren Beckwith in her place.
HOISINGTON - A roofing company based out of Topeka , Faith Roofing, has opened a location in Hoisington. They also have locations in St. Louis, Johnson County, Wichita, Kansas City and Lawrence.
HOISINGTON - The USD 431 School Board accepted the following resignations on Monday night. They were:
HOISINGTON - The USD 431 Hoisington School Board met at its regular meeting on Monday evening, and voted to add or changed new classes for the 2013-14 school year.
ELLINWOOD- Ellinwood voters answered yes to the ballot question regarding a separate Recreation Commission on Tuesday with a vote of 301 to 187. The commission will have the ability to assess up to three mills to residents.
Planning meeting for community garden scheduled HOISINGTON - There will be a planting meeting for those interested in working with the community garden at 6:30 p.m. on April 4 at the friendship House, 419 E. 3rd St. For more information 620-653-2119. Church to have annual hog feed ELLINWOOD - The Immanuel United Church of Christ, 7th and Fritz, will have its annual Hog Feed from 5 to 7 p.m. on April 7. Relay for Life ...
Ellinwood Municipal Court Docket - March 26 Brandon Dannebohm, driving while revoked habitual violator, fine $2,000, court costs $55.50 Marlen Castro, driving without valid drivers license, failed to appear Margaret Gifford, speeding 45/30, failed to appear Mathew Kloke, speeding 54/35, failed to appear Carolyn Tindall, speeding 50/30, fine $90, court costs $55.50 Christopher Whiting, driving while suspended, failed to appear Erin Vaupel, speeding 48/30, fine $78, court costs $55.50 Jerry Durr, driving while suspended, fine ...
Spring brings to mind green tufts of grass, trees budding, flower bulbs blooming and, of course, Easter. And with Easter for many youngsters comes the Easter bunny.
ELLINWOOD - "Bring Up the Bodies" by Hilary Mantel. This international bestseller explores one of the most mystifying and frightening episodes in English history: the downfall of Anne Boleyn. King Henry VIII is disenchanted with the audacious Boleyn. She has failed to give him a son, and she has alienated his friends and the noble families. Over a few terrifying weeks, Anne is ensnared in a web of conspiracy, and her fate is sealed - but without a fight.
ELLINWOOD - Ellinwood businesses will hold their 8th annual Ladies Night Out from 5 to 8:30 p.m. on April 4 in Ellinwood. There will be specials and discounts, drawings, give- aways and refreshments.
Hoisington in need of Grand Marshal nominations HOISINGTON - The Hoisington Chamber of Commerce is in need of nominations for Grand Marshal for Labor Day. Those with ideas can contact the Hoisington Chamber of Commerce at 653-4311. Fire Escape to hold Bible studies ELLINWOOD -The Fire Escape is a non-profit ministry focused community coffee house, that is available to the community. The Fire Escape is open to the public every Saturday from 7-9 p.m. Those ...
HOISINGTON -Hoisington High School forensics students competed and placed at the CPL league tournament at Claflin recently.
At the invitation of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, Aubrey Lynn Kempke of Claflin was selected to attend the 30th annual Governor's Scholars Award Program on May 5 in Topeka.
here is a stellar event occurring in Kansas right now that is visible and dramatic! One of the largest migratory birds is nesting in multiple sites in Kansas and surrounding states. The great blue heron is here! These four feet tall birds are gathered in rookeries where several families build nests in tall trees. They join forces to notify each other if bobcats, rat snakes, or raccoons come around looking for a meal in a ...
Conceal/Carry Class to be held in Claflin
ELLINWOOD - The USD 355 School Board, at its regular meeting Monday night, agreed to take another step in the iPad initiate. Currently, about twenty percent of the certified staff have iPads. The board agreed to buy approximately 30 more so that the remaining staff would have an iPad.
ELLINWOOD - Ellinwood High School will hold a volleyball camp from 2-4 p.m. on May 28-31 at the old High School Gym. Registration deadline is May 28. Contact Laurie Feist or Sharon Gatton at 564-2750 or 564-3136.
ELLINWOOD - At its regular monthly meeting, the USD 355 school board made two appointments to the new Ellinwood Recreation Commission Board of Directors. They were Mel Waite for four years, and Rob Fisher for one year. The ERC will soon begin planning a budget, hiring a director, and making plans for 2014.
ELLINWOOD - "Stay Together" is the theme for this years conference/summer camp for families of children with disabilities in Romania on Aug. 21-24 offered by Star of Hope
ELLINWOOD - The Ellinwood City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday evening at the city offices. On the agenda are the former city landfill, wearing in of new council members, Recreation Commission appointments, Main Street light poles, and executive session for real estate acquisition.
TOPEKA-Kansas schools and school districts were honored Thursday for their support of character education as part of the Kansas Schools of Character Recognition Program, sponsored by the Kansas State Department of Education, the Kansas Character Education Initiative and the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site.
ELLINWOOD - The Ellinwood Rotary Club announces the 2013 theme for the After Harvest Festival Parade to be held at 10 a.m. July 2. This year's theme is "Home Is Where Our Story Begins." They are hoping registrants for the parade will incorporate this year's theme into their parade float.