HOISINGTON - The Hoisington Swinging Stars will host a square dance at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 28 at the Hoisington City Auditorium, 1st and Walnut, Hoisington.
Central Plains Middle School would like to recognize Delaney Rugan and Lawson Oeser as the January Students of the Month.
TOPEKA - Representative Marshall Christmann appointed J. Basil Dannebohm as chief of staff for the 113th District. Dannebohm will serve as Christmann's top aide.
ELLINWOOD - The Ellinwood City Council heard at its meeting last week that a side loading trash truck is in need of repair.
Miss Sally Wolf, the mannequin at the Wolf Hotel, dressed up in her Caspar the friendly ghost costume to go a-huntin' for ghosts.
ELLINWOOD - The Ellinwood City Council has approved a contract with Benesch and Company engineering firm out of Manhattan to collect flood control data, minus some renegotiation of the legal portions of the contract.
The Clara Barton Hospital Foundation will host its annual meeting at 7 p.m. Jan. 27 at the hospital, 250 W. 9th in the Turnbull Safe Room. Please use the main entrance of the hospital. All members of the Foundation are welcome to attend the meeting.
Spring is coming!
ELLINWOOD - "The Death of Santini" by Pat Conroy. Pat Conroy explores the complicated relationship between him and his father in this heart wrenching account of personal and family struggles, and share how he and his father reached a rapprochement of sorts revealing how love can soften even the meanest of men.
Rotary looking for nominations
TOPEKA - On Jan. 15, Representative Marshall Christmann and Chamber Administrator J. Basil Dannebohm, along with board members Lloyd Kurtz and Jacque Isern spent the day at the State House in Topeka visiting with key leadership about the needs and concerns of Chamber members.
Douglas Thurman, no proof of insurance, dismissed - proof shown
HOISINGTON -At the recent Central Prairie League Forensics Tournament at Otis-Bison, seven Hoisington High School forensics students made it into finals, and five of them qualified for the State Championship. The team finished third out of eleven schools.
ELLINWOOD - There are new books at the Ellinwood School/Community Library. They are:
HOISINGTON - Superior Essex of Hoisington is announced the latest recipient of the STAR Employee Recognition Award. Kent Schremmer, scrap operator, was named the first quarter 2014 STAR Employee and will be treated to a dinner in his honor, a customized gift pack, a plaque, and STAR Employee parking privileges.
Each nine weeks Hoisington Middle School faculty and staff choose students who have shown leadership throughout the school. This can include being respectful to adults and students, improving in grades, being helpful in and out of the classroom and just showing leadership qualities. To promote these qualities, students participated in a Leadership Luncheon on March 24th. Those students nominated for Leadership Luncheon 3rd weeks were: Addie Smith, Sean Zaczek-Schridde, Rheanna Spires, Paige Schoonmaker, Camdon Nickelson, Holt Hanzlick, Devon Kinslow, Jake Curtis, Isaac Prosser, Nate Larkin, Katherine Warnken, Rudy Gearhart, Bryce Shelor, Alyssa Davis, Avery Brewer, Daphne Copp, Dylan Richards, AJ ...
HOISINGTON - Three Hoisington High School students traveled to Larned for the regional solo and ensemble festival on March 29.
The Ellinwood High School Future Business Leaders of America Club recently went to Topeka for the state conference. Hannah Billinger who will compete at the national level the end of June in Nashville.