HMS collects register tapes HOISINGTON - Hoisington Middle School is announcing that they are saving register tapes for educational equipment. Register tapes can be collected from Town and Country Supermarket, Hoisington, and redeemed toward valuable educational equipment such as computers, science, band or sports equipment and more. The program kicks off September 1, 2011 and register tapes can be collected until March 31, 2012. The students and faculty of Hoisington ...
Scouts to collect food at Labor Day Parade HOISINGTON - Boy Scout Troop 7130 of Hoisington will collect canned goods along the parade route during the Hoisington Labor Day Parade. The canned items will be donated to the Hoisington Community Food Bank. Class of 1961 to hold reunion HOISINGTON - Hoisington High School class of 1961 will hold its 50th high school reunion after 8:30 p.m. at ...
HOISINGTON - It started with one hospital in Portland, Ore. showing their support for breast cancer awareness.
HOISINGTON - Area residents will have a unique opportunity to enjoy a fabulous evening of extraordinary music, and at the same time support Barton County children living with cancer. Craig Jaynes, organist, Jamestown, Ohio, and Dr. David Lowe, violist, Lindsborg, will combine their superior musical abilities as they present, 'A Celebration: In Songs of Prayer and Dance' as they celebrate the 125th anniversary of Hoisington and the 150th anniversary of Kansas. The concert will ...
There are new books at the Ellinwood Community/School Library. They are: "In The Garden of Beasts" by Erik Larson. In 1933, William E. Dodd became America's first ambassador to Hitler's Germany in a year that proved to be a turning point in history. As the situation turns ominous in Germany, especially toward the Jewish minority, Dodd's warnings to America go largely unheeded. This is the true story of Dodd and his family, and ...
HOISINGTON - Dubbed Hoisington's finest school by "The Catholic Advance" when it was built in 1930, St. John School will be torn down in October, marking the end of an era for Catholic students. The school had already closed to students in 1990 due to low enrollment.
Welcome to the 5th edition of Marsh Musings. This week we are trying something a little different. Instead of me writing the article, Dr. Witt has written the following piece. Enjoy!!
HOISINGTON - The Hoisington City Council met at its regular meeting on Monday night.
ELLINWOOD - The 74th annual Heckel family reunion will be Aug. 28 at Immanuel United Church of Christ fellowship hall in Ellinwood.
OLYROOD - In the words of author Raymond Lindquist, "Courage is the power to let go of the familiar." Central Plains School District teachers and students will find themselves letting go of the familiar as they start classes in the reorganized school district.
Well, the summer is about to pass us by, and school in Ellinwood is scheduled to start on Aug. 25. So here is a reminder for everyone. Watch for children riding their bicycles to and from school. We all need to be observant of the children walking as they cross at the intersections throughout the town.
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.
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BUSHTON - Central Plains Middle School students recently wrote an essay on "What Patriotism Means to Me?" as part of the Veterans of Foreign Wars' Patriots Pen essay contest.
ELLINWOOD - The newly formed Ellinwood Recreation Commission will meet at 7 p.m. on Nov. 26 in a special meeting at the Farmers Mutual Insurance office, 16 N. Main, to discuss a youth basketball league being organized by Hoisington Rec.