There are two "morning songs" on my smart phone play list (isn't technology great?). They are "Morning has Broken" by Cat Stevens and "Touch the Morning" by Don Gibson. I am a morning person and am positive that it is the best part of the day.
ELLINWOOD - There are new books at the Ellinwood School/Community Library. They are: "I Am A Man" by Joe Starita. In 1877, Chief Standing Bear's Ponca Indian Tribe was forcibly removed from their lands in Nebraska and marched south to Indian Territory. A third of the tribe died on the harrowing march, including Chief Standing Bear's son. This book chronicles what happened when Standing Bear left the reservation to return his son's body to the ...
CLAFLIN - Central Plains High School junior class will hold a Premier Designs Jewelry Open house from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 4, at Central Plains High School cafeteria.
The Kansas State Fair is considering a date change to include the Labor Day weekend and is conducting a survey. The event would continue for 10 days per normal.
CLAFLIN - The Claflin Lion's Club will host the 52nd annual Hunter's Breakfast from 5:30-10:30 a.m. on Nov. 9 at the new Claflin Community Center, ("A" St. between Williamson and Park). The meal includes all you can eat pancakes, scrambled eggs and ham along with a drink.
HAYS - A delusional southern beauty surrounded by misfits and mental cases tries to build a road to redemption out of a small-town pageant in ways that are funny but not soul-destroying in "The Miss Firecracker Contest," a Southern Gothic play by Pulitzer Prize-winner Beth Henley, coming Nov. 14 to Fort Hays State University's Felten-Start Theatre.
HOISINGTON - The Hoisington City Council, at its regular meeting on Monday, discussed at length the issue of trash carts being left at the curb all week, particularly on the east side of town, south of 9th Street.
Many of Richard and Linda Kimple's customers have heard the buzz about the upcoming fundraiser for Sunflower Diversified Services and are browsing through the inventory in preparation. Kimple Furniture & Gifts, 113 N. Main in Ellinwood, will donate 100 percent of the profits on all sales from 1 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9. Proceeds will go to Sunflower, the non-profit agency that serves infants, toddlers and adults with developmental disabilities and ...
ELLINWOOD - With a eye towards the surreal and with the deep roots of faith, Ellinwood native Todd Fox will exhibit his artwork of the "Passion of Christ" at the Ellinwood School/Community Library this week and during November.
ELLINWOOD - Interwoven into rich brocade, the lives of three children are forever changed interacting with each other on the English moor. A fiction book called "The Secret Garden" by Frances Burnett depicts these children who become family to each other. Their lives are regenerated by being at one with nature in the secret garden and with each other.
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