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.
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.
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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.