Approximately 106 calls for service and 90 Officer initiated calls were received for the month of December. Officers responded to 17 medical/fire calls. Three arrests were made and three criminal summonses were served in the month of December.
Patrick A. Doty, harassment by telephone, trial March 6
Dewayne Patterson Jr., driving while suspended, continued to March 25
ELLINWOOD - There are new books at the Ellinwood School/Community Library. They are:
The statement, "Reading is freedom," has been ringing through the Barton County elementary schools this week.
HOISINGTON - Darlene Stoss, long-time Hoisington area resident, was named "Citizen of the Year" at the Hoisington Chamber of Commerce banquet.
HOISINGTON - The Hoisington Chamber of Commerce held its annual banquet on Saturday evening "Celebrating Life in the Heartland."
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.
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.
CLAFLIN - The Claflin Independent Township Library will celebrate National Library Week, April 14-19, showcasing the new copies of micro film of historic Claflin Clarion, Claflin Gazette and Claflin Banner newspapers and having an open house.
TOPEKA - On April 1, the state of Kansas formally declared the month of April as Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month.