HOISINGTON - The USD 431 School Board approved on Monday, adding locking doors to the four schools in the district.
Board Member, Steven Little and Superintendent Bill Lowry of USD 431 – Hoisington have been honored by the Kansas Association of School Boards for participation in training programs.
ELLINWOOD - Chad Langen, current Ellinwood resident has transitioned his love for writing stories to writing reviews of movies on his website Cinema Blaze, which gets thousands of hits per month.
ELLINWOOD - Over 200 people attended the successful Ellinwood Chamber of Commerce annual banquet on Friday, capping off a year of new programs, changes and initiatives at Lone Wolf Restuarant.
"Everybody's talking at parties about the tunnels in Ellinwood," said Miss Sally Wolf, the mannequin at the Wolf Hotel. "I'd like to be able to join in. I've never seem them."
The Ellinwood School\Community Library was recently honored as one of four runner-up finalists for the 2013 AWE, Inc. Literacy Success Award. Ellinwood was nominated for their pre-school and emergent-reader initiative called the AWESOME Club, a literacy engagement program that encourages children ages 2-6 and their families to participate in various literacy activities.
Sotelo to continue total joint replacements, begin fracture repair and management initiative
ELLINWOOD - There are new books at the Ellinwood School/Community Library. They are:
BY Dr. Dan Witt
HOISINGTON - Hoisington Main Street Inc. will once again host a romantic Valentine's Day Dinner for couples beginning at 6 p.m. on Feb. 15 at the Knights of Columbus, 114 N. Main. The evening will be highlighted with a chance for couples to renew their wedding vows.
This has been a very exciting week. I have enjoyed my five Canadian friends who come almost every year to hunt turkeys with their traditional archery equipment. They got three turkeys and departed on Thursday. Being up by 4:30 a.m. to get coffee and head out for 10 days in a row gives us time to re-affirm our friendship.
Owen Ahmu, battery domestic violence, dismissed
ELLINWOOD - A breakfast/brunch fundraiser will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on April 13 at St. Joseph Parish Center in Ellinwood. A free will offering will be taken with proceeds going towards St. Joseph High School PSR mission trip.
HOISINGTON - At the Hoisington School Board meeting on Monday, the school board heard preliminary plans for separating the Hoisington Middle School Library into two rooms.