ELLINWOOD -Celebrating 125 years, St. Joseph Catholic School in Ellinwood has scheduled several events to commemorate its history beginning with a tree planting.
HOISINGTON - Dr. Dan Witt's nature photography is featured in the 2010 winter issue of Kansas Magazine and on the 2011 Kansas calendar. Dr. Witt resides in Hoisington and has provided the Wetlands and Wildlife National Scenic Byway with numerous photos.
ELLINWOOD - At Ellinwood High School, it's time for a "Celebration,"a remembrance of 37 years of Broadway musicals presented by students of the vocal music department, including songs from "Kiss Me Kate," "My Fair Lady," "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" and others at 7:30 p.m. today and tomorrow at EHS Auditorium. Tickets are $5.
HOLYROOD - With a full agenda on Monday night, Central Plains USD 112 Board of Education officially approved closing Claflin Elementary School and the Lorraine district office effective July 1.
Claflin EMS personnel were dispatched for three injury auto accidents, a breathing problem, a chest pain call, two "other" medical problems, a lifting assist, a fire standby, a false alarm and stood by for four football games.
Editors Note: This is a blog by Katie DeWerff, former Ellinwood resident, who is working as an administator at Project Pepla in Haiti. It was posted on Saturday after cyclone Tomas. Her blog can be found at www.projectpepla.blogspot.com.
HOISINGTON -All A's at Lincoln Elementary School:
ELLINWOOD – Ellinwood High/Middle School students have been recognized for their academic efforts for the first quarter with the honor roll.
ELLINWOOD - Fourteen stores will kick off the Christmas shopping season in Ellinwood from 1 to 5 p.m. on Nov. 14 complete with festive foods and drinks, drawings and giveaways, and tours of Ellinwood's Underground World.
HOISINGTON - Hoisington High School Industrial Arts students travelled to Nebraska to learn leadership skills and participated in projects.
HOISINGTON - The Hoisington School Board heard reports as its regular monthly meeting on Monday concerning mentoring programs for new teachers and character education at the high school.
HOISINGTON -Chuck Waters, president and chief executive officer of Clara Barton Hospital and Clinics, has announced his plans to retire effective Dec. 31 after 38 years of hospital administration.
HOISINGTON - The Hoisington Recreation Commission, 1200 Susank Rd., has several bus trips scheduled over the next few months and into summer, 2011.
ELLINWOOD - A breakfast/brunch fundraiser will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on April 13 at St. Joseph Parish Center in Ellinwood. A free will offering will be taken with proceeds going towards St. Joseph High School PSR mission trip.
HOISINGTON - At the Hoisington School Board meeting on Monday, the school board heard preliminary plans for separating the Hoisington Middle School Library into two rooms.
CLAFLIN - The Claflin Independent Township Library will celebrate National Library Week, April 14-19, showcasing the new copies of micro film of historic Claflin Clarion, Claflin Gazette and Claflin Banner newspapers and having an open house.
TOPEKA - On April 1, the state of Kansas formally declared the month of April as Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month.