Hoisington announces trash pickup for holiday HOISINGTON - The trash pickup for the city of Hoisington will be bumped back a day for the Memorial Day holiday week to Friday and Saturday. Fund raiser for Oklahoma tornado victims HOISINGTON - There will be a pulled pork fundraiser to benefit the Oklahoma tornado victims and families from noon to 5 p.m. on May 25. Cost is $5 a plate. The fund raiser will be held on ...
City of Ellinwood trash pickup schedule ELLINWOOD - There will be no trash pickup on Monday, May 27 due to the Memorial Day holiday. The trash schedule will be Tuesday and Thursday on the east side and Wednesday and Friday on the west side. Baird announces resignation ELLINWOOD - Ellinwood Chamber of Commerce Administrator Nancy Baird has announced her resignation from that position. She will be taking a full-time job at a local insurance company. ...
Bob Peter, city administrator and city attorney for Ellinwood, was named the 2013-14 Kansas Municipal Utilities president at a recent conference.
ELLINWOOD - Dr. Catherine Strecker of Educational Strategies, 17 N. Main, will offer four continuing education workshops on May 31. Two CEU credits will be offered for each session.
HOISINGTON - The Hoisington City Council decided at its regular meeting last week to continue the animal control options the way they currently are. The city currently takes all stray animals to the Hoisington Veterinary Hospital. The council had looked at a proposal to take care of the animals by the city as a cost saving measure, but turned it down.
Ellinwood Police Department April Report Approximately 101 calls for service and 114 officer initiated calls were received for the month of April. Officers responded to seven medical/fire calls. Five arrests were made and 14 criminal summonses were served in the month of April. Criminal and Accident Reports April 4 A found property report was taken in the 100 block of North Humbolt. April 6 A dog at large report was taken in the 400 block ...
ELLINWOOD - The Ellinwood City Council, at its regular meeting on Tuesday, agreed to purchase 11-12 acres of property from Alfred Pohlman for $3,600. The property is located north of 7th St. It is west of Kennedy and north of the water tower.
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 CLAFLIN - The Central Kansas Conceal/Carry organization will each a Conceal/Carry Class from 6-10 p.m. on May 21 and May 23. It will be held at the Claflin Fire Department. Cost is $75 per person. Run to benefit Mikal Bond CLAFLIN - Thirteen-year-old Mikal Bond was seriously injured in a bicycle wreck with a car in 2011. To help pay for ongoing medical bills, there will be a ...
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.
ditors note: This story was written by Tony Boursiquot who is a Star of Hope employee in Haiti. His native language is French. Ellinwood's Star of Hope, a non-demonimational Christian organization that equips children across the world with schooling, physical well-being, spiritual growth and social skills.
HOISINGTON - The USD 431 Comprehensive Planning Committee, which were citizens of Hoisington appointed by school board members, met earlier this April to discuss strengths and weaknesses of USD 431, at a meeting facilitated by Kansas Association of School Board Deputy Director Dr. Doug Moeckel. They presented their ideas to the school board on Monday night.
HOISINGTON - Government Commodities will be distributed from 5-6 p.m. on Monday, June 1 at Living Joy Community Church, 354 W 1st St. (NW Corner of 1st & Vine.
Church has fundraising ice cream social
John Carmon Ellison of Allen, Texas, 57, passed away on May 30, 2013. He was born on Sept. 3, 1955, in Fort Stewart, Ga., the son of John and Dee Ellison. On Nov. 28, 1995, John married Phyllis Taylor in Great Bend. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. John was also very proud of his police work; he started the SWAT program in Great Bend. John loved barbecue and cooking out, but most of all, he loved his family. He had a great sense of humor and loved to laugh.
HOISINGTON - Hoisington Cemetery employees request that all arrangements and grave decorations on the ground and not at the head of the grave be removed to allow for maintenance of the grounds by Monday, June 10.
ELLINWOOD - Ellinwood streets bustled with activity at the second annual June Jaunt in Ellinwood. Out-of-county license plates filled the parking lots in the city, and that, said Nancy Baird Ellinwood Chamber of Commerce director, was a sign of success.