ELLINWOOD - The Ellinwood Recreation Commission has begun looking for a full-time director and will begin advertising for the position. The job begins on January 15, 2014 when the commission begins to collect its mill levy taxes, passed at the election in April. The commission has been meeting monthly to discuss and make plans for the upcoming year.
ELLINWOOD - Get out your costumes and try a variety of soups, chili or a hot dog on Halloween evening. Families can skip cooking supper that night.
ELLINWOOD - Ellinwood will be the site of the area's first ever Zombie apocalypse, stirring up the deepest and murkiest and creative parts of the mind. The evening starts with a 5K run or 1 mile walk, starting at 6 p.m. Oct. 19 at the corner of Santa Fe and Main, followed by a Zombie Prom later in the evening.
Sept. 24 Ellinwood Municipal Court Docket Eric Arechiga, no drivers license, fine $200, court costs $55.50 Carlos Quintana, no current proof of insurance, dismissed - proof shown Tomas Matias, speeding 52/35, fine $72, court costs $55.50 Tomas Matias, no drivers license, fine $100 Nancy Fryberger, speeding 41/30, fine $36, court costs $55.50 Seth Schartz, speeding 44/30, continued to Oct. 8 Vernon Schnurr, speeding 47/30, fine $72, court costs $55.50 Joshua Hoeffner, violation of court order, ...
Dr. Catherine Strecker of Ellinwood will be presenting a program called "Building Resiliency in Children" at Butler Community College, Child Start 1002 S. Oliver, from 9-11 a.m. on Oct. 5. The cost of the program is $15 if registered by Oct. 3. Cost at the door is $20.
ELLINWOOD - There are new books at the Ellinwood School/Community Library. They are: Karen Kingsbury is the bestselling author of more than thirty books and one of America's favorite inspirational storytellers. She was previously a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times and a "People" magazine contributor, before sharing her talents as a popular fiction writer. These are some of her work, and these titles are new to the Ellinwood library. "In Longing," Bailey Flanigan ...
CLAFLIN -Hundreds of big-hearted-fall-weather-lovers attended the 8th Annual Fall Fun Festival held last Sunday at the Kyle Kasselman farm southwest of Claflin as they enjoyed a variety of activities in support of Kans for Kids Fighting Cancer Foundation and Camp Hope. The wish of Kylee Kasselman for her 8th birthday on Sept. 30, 2006 has grown from selling pumpkins grown by her family with a few fall games that filled the front yard of their ...
ELLINWOOD - Ellinwood will participate at the 2A level in all other athletics and activities, however, in football they have moved to eight man football.
After Prom meeting to be held ELLINWOOD - Ellinwood After Prom parent meeting is Monday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. at the St. Joseph's School cafeteria. All EHS Junior and Senior parents are encouraged to attend. Conceal Carry Class to be held ELLINWOOD - A Conceal Carry Class will be held at 9 a.m. Oct. 26 at St. John Lutheran Church in Ellinwood. Shooting qualifications will be held later in the afternoon at the Ernsting ...
ELLINWOOD - Ellinwood will celebrate the cooler temperatures of fall with a slate of activities on Saturday, Oct. 5. Called the "Fall Frolic," not only will there be the annual city-wide garage sale, but the Peddler's Market has returned after a hiatus of several years. Plus, the day starts off with a two mile Health Walk, promoting healthy lifestyles.
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.
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?