Students from St. Joseph School demonstrated their public speaking skills in the annual orations contest held on April 4. This contest is sponsored by the Modern Woodmen of America, a fraternal financial services organization. Students shared a presentations on this year's topic, "a person who has overcome." The seven finalists were: Jade Mountain, Allison Panning, Sarah Hammeke, Alex Hammeke, Ross McNett, Jordan Davis Mountain, and Peter Joslin. Judges for the contest were Julie Ann Jacobs, ...
TOPEKA - On April 1, the state of Kansas formally declared the month of April as Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month.
HOISINGTON - Holding caring and compassion in an open hand reaching to the world, sixth graders from Hoisington Middle School recently had the opportunity to visualize and connect to the image.
Spring turkey season opened in Kansas on April 1. There are some other things that happen about this time every year also. The morel mushrooms start to appear and they are one of the finest delicacies in the world. A secret spot to collect those mushrooms is a treasure far beyond money. The other thing that happens is that the asparagus in my garden starts to push its head up through the crowns of last ...
ELLINWOOD -The Ellinwood High School Mystic Blues will present its annual "After Dinner Theater" at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 20 and at 3 p.m.Sunday, April 21 in the Ellinwood High School Auditorium. The Mystic Blues are a singing and dancing group. Members have to try out each year.
ELLINWOOD - At a special meeting on Thursday, USD 355 Board of Education accepted the resignation of Board Member Taunya Schlessiger and appointed Darren Beckwith in her place.
HOISINGTON - A roofing company based out of Topeka , Faith Roofing, has opened a location in Hoisington. They also have locations in St. Louis, Johnson County, Wichita, Kansas City and Lawrence.
HOISINGTON - The USD 431 School Board accepted the following resignations on Monday night. They were:
HOISINGTON - The USD 431 Hoisington School Board met at its regular meeting on Monday evening, and voted to add or changed new classes for the 2013-14 school year.
ELLINWOOD- Ellinwood voters answered yes to the ballot question regarding a separate Recreation Commission on Tuesday with a vote of 301 to 187. The commission will have the ability to assess up to three mills to residents.
Planning meeting for community garden scheduled HOISINGTON - There will be a planting meeting for those interested in working with the community garden at 6:30 p.m. on April 4 at the friendship House, 419 E. 3rd St. For more information 620-653-2119. Church to have annual hog feed ELLINWOOD - The Immanuel United Church of Christ, 7th and Fritz, will have its annual Hog Feed from 5 to 7 p.m. on April 7. Relay for Life ...
Ellinwood Municipal Court Docket - March 26 Brandon Dannebohm, driving while revoked habitual violator, fine $2,000, court costs $55.50 Marlen Castro, driving without valid drivers license, failed to appear Margaret Gifford, speeding 45/30, failed to appear Mathew Kloke, speeding 54/35, failed to appear Carolyn Tindall, speeding 50/30, fine $90, court costs $55.50 Christopher Whiting, driving while suspended, failed to appear Erin Vaupel, speeding 48/30, fine $78, court costs $55.50 Jerry Durr, driving while suspended, fine ...
Spring brings to mind green tufts of grass, trees budding, flower bulbs blooming and, of course, Easter. And with Easter for many youngsters comes the Easter bunny.
ELLINWOOD - The Six Pack Volleyball Club finished their long season with not one, or two, but three of their teams on the top of the region that spans from Goodland, to Liberal, to Kearney, to St. Louis.
CLAFLIN - The Central Plains High School Pipeline Yearbook staff had a successful state competition. All five members of the staff received recognition for their work at the Kansas Scholastic Press Association's State Contest in Lawrence this past weekend.
CLAFLIN - Claflin will hold its 3rd annual 5K/10K run or walk at 7:30 a.m. on May 25 beginning at Claflin City Park.
ELLINWOOD - The criterion for the Alan Fullbright Scholarship are a reflection of what was significant in Alan Fullbright's life. The 2013 scholarship recipients are Stephanie Troyer who will be majoring in Music Education and attending Barton Community College. She has held several offices in KAY, FBLA, International Club and was the Student Council secretary and vice president of her class.