HOISINGTON -The Hoisington debate team placed recently at Lyons. In the sweepstakes competition (best record from 3 two-person teams), the Cardinals tied for third with Nickerson out of 17 schools. The Cardinals ended in fourth because Nickerson had 67 speaker points and Hoisington had 70 (low score is better). Salina-South and McPherson placed first and second, respectively, with 11-4 records. The Hoisington novice (first year) team of Emma Harmon and Sydney Boxberger went 4-1 and ...
HOISINGTON - At its regular meeting on Monday, the USD 431 School Board heard a presentation from Recreation Commission Board President Lee Van Scyoc considering an increase of one additional mill to pay for Parks and Recreation. The mill levy assessment is the amount of property taxes assessed to landowners.
HOISINGTON - Government commodities will be distributed from 5-6 p.m. on Oct. 21 at Living Joy Community Church, 354 W 1st St (NW Corner of 1st & Vine). This will be the last distribution for 2013.
ELLINWOOD - The Ellinwood Recreation Commission has begun looking for a full-time director and will begin advertising for the position. The job begins on January 15, 2014 when the commission begins to collect its mill levy taxes, passed at the election in April. The commission has been meeting monthly to discuss and make plans for the upcoming year.
ELLINWOOD - Get out your costumes and try a variety of soups, chili or a hot dog on Halloween evening. Families can skip cooking supper that night.
ELLINWOOD - Ellinwood will be the site of the area's first ever Zombie apocalypse, stirring up the deepest and murkiest and creative parts of the mind. The evening starts with a 5K run or 1 mile walk, starting at 6 p.m. Oct. 19 at the corner of Santa Fe and Main, followed by a Zombie Prom later in the evening.
Sept. 24 Ellinwood Municipal Court Docket Eric Arechiga, no drivers license, fine $200, court costs $55.50 Carlos Quintana, no current proof of insurance, dismissed - proof shown Tomas Matias, speeding 52/35, fine $72, court costs $55.50 Tomas Matias, no drivers license, fine $100 Nancy Fryberger, speeding 41/30, fine $36, court costs $55.50 Seth Schartz, speeding 44/30, continued to Oct. 8 Vernon Schnurr, speeding 47/30, fine $72, court costs $55.50 Joshua Hoeffner, violation of court order, ...
Dr. Catherine Strecker of Ellinwood will be presenting a program called "Building Resiliency in Children" at Butler Community College, Child Start 1002 S. Oliver, from 9-11 a.m. on Oct. 5. The cost of the program is $15 if registered by Oct. 3. Cost at the door is $20.
ELLINWOOD - There are new books at the Ellinwood School/Community Library. They are: Karen Kingsbury is the bestselling author of more than thirty books and one of America's favorite inspirational storytellers. She was previously a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times and a "People" magazine contributor, before sharing her talents as a popular fiction writer. These are some of her work, and these titles are new to the Ellinwood library. "In Longing," Bailey Flanigan ...
HOISINGTON - Shaping clay into birds, Lincoln School students and Hoisington High School students melded art with character education recently in a cross-curricular activity called "Caring."
CBH celebrates OR Team week and donors
ELLINWOOD - There are new books at the Ellinwood School/Community Library. They are:
ELLINWOOD - Dodge City Marshal Allen Bailey will perform during the inaugural Christkindlmarket, to be held Dec. 1 in Ellinwood. Bailey, along with his wife Cowgirl Janey will perform a variety of Cowboy and Christmas songs in a lively performance entitled, "A Cowboy Christmas."
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.
Editor's note: The following stories are taken from Amy Metro's class "How to cook a turkey"