Dustin L. Hawkins, violation of protection from abuse, fine $300, court costs $110 Dustin L. Hawkins, battery domestic violence, dismissed Tracy R. Hilton, battery, fine $200, court costs $110 Christopher D. Linsner, theft, court costs $1110 Kolton G. Nettleingham, racing on highway, continued to Nov. 21 Kolton G. Nettleingham, speeding 72/20, continued to Nov. 21 Kolton G. Nettleingham, seat belts required, continued to Nov. 21 Kolton G. Nettleingham, racing on highway, continued to Nov. 21 ...
Alicia Dannebohm, driving while suspended, pled not guilty Helen Hickel, fail to yield, continued to Nov. 12 Ryan Placher, driving while suspended, fine $250, court costs $55.50 Ryan Placher, defective brake lights, fine $30 Lake Lyman, exhibition of speed, fine $50, court costs $55.50 Tony Erskine, animal confines/shelter, fine $100, court costs$55.50 Demetrius Johnson Jr., pitbull dogs x 2, continued to Nov. 26 Rodney Miller Jr.. dog at large, found not guilty Luis Perez-Zepeda, driving ...
Is it just me or is life "bumpy" in Kansas right now? The government healthcare website is a mess. Pat Roberts recommends removing Sec. Sebelius -- and he worked for her father. Jerry Moran is voting with Mr. Obama on the healthcare issue. Governor Brownback has ratings lower than the President, and horribly, across our nation, school kids are killing teachers. It seems like a lot of things are to messy and complicated to correct.
Educational Strategies to host Education Workshops ELLINWOOD - Dr. Catherine Strecker will host four continuing Education Workshops beginning at 8 a.m. on Nov. 15. They are: Autism, 8-10 a.m.; Stroke Management, 10 a.m. to noon; ADHD in Children and Adults 1-3 p.m.; and Stress, 3-5 p.m. Cost is $25 per session or $85 to attend all four. Healthcare professionals receive eight continuing education units by attending all four sessions. Call 620-564-2510 for more information. EDH ...
ELLINWOOD - There are new CDs at the Ellinwood School/Community Library. They are: "Looking for Alaska" by John Green. This Michael L. Printz Award winning book is available on CD, and chronicles the indelible impact one life can have on another. Miles Halter leaves for boarding school to seek what they dying poet Francoix Rabelais called the "Great Perhaps." What he finds is Alaska Young, a clever, funny, and screwed-up young woman who pulls Miles ...
The ecosystem of the prairie grasslands, including buffalo wallows and playas are far more complex than explorers, who once called the area the Great American desert, thought. They are crucial to the health and well-being of humans as well as animals, reptiles and plants.
MANHATTAN -- The second production in Kansas State University's 2013-2014 Purple Masque Theatre season will be "Rx." The play will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31 and Nov. 1-2. The Purple Masque Theatre, a part of the K-State Theatre program, is in East Stadium.
Hoisington High School yearbook staff members, Abi Rziha, Ashley Lockwood, and Tana Hickel, took first place Grand Champions at the KSPA Kansas State Fair's Largest Classroom competition on Sept. 11.
CLAFLIN -The USD 112 Central Plains Future Farmers of America won both regionals and state in land judging. What readers may not know is land judging consists of two categories, homesite evaluation and land judging.
CLAFLIN - The governing body of the City of Claflin met in regular session, Tuesday, Oct. 15 at the city building. Present were Mayor Michael Urban, Councilpersons Kirk Schneweis, Casey Hubbard and Doug Hubbard. Also present: City Attorney Robert Suelter, City Clerk Patricia Schmidt, Richard Hayes and Gary Vaughan. These are the unofficial minutes.
Ellinwood Grade School, Central Plains Grade School-Holyrood, and several Great Bend schools have been notified that they are recipients of Certificates of Merit as a part of the 11th annual Challenge Awards from the Confidence in Kansas Public Education Task Force. This award recognizes schools for outstanding achievement and uncommon accomplishment based on 2013 Kansas Assessment results and other qualifying factors, such as sample size and socioeconomic status.
Approximately 111 calls for service and 72 officer initiated calls were received for the month of September. Officers responded to seven medical/fire calls. Four arrests were made and three criminal summonses were served in the month of September.
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.
Jeanetta M. Brownlee, obstruct legal process, fine $50, court costs $110
Helen Hickel, fail to yield, court costs $55.50
KOC to hold breakfast buffet
ELLINWOOD -"The 5th Wave" by Rick Yancey. When waves of beings who only look human overrun the earth, the Earth's last survivors have scattered to stay alive. When Cassie meets Evan Walker, he may be her only hope for rescuing her brother, or even saving herself. But can she trust a stranger in this dangerous world?
Hoisington NHS inducts new members