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HMS collects register tapes


HOISINGTON — Hoisington Middle School is announcing that they are saving register tapes for educational equipment.

Register tapes can be collected from Town and Country Supermarket, Hoisington, and redeemed toward valuable educational equipment such as computers, science, band or sports equipment and more. The program kicks off September 1, 2011 and register tapes can be collected until March 31, 2012. The students and faculty of Hoisington Middle School would appreciate your support again this year by saving your register tapes from Town & Country in order to help them receive their needed equipment.

Receipts can be turned into any Hoisington Middle School student or to the school.


HRC plans fall trips


The Hoisington Recreation Commission will take the bus to Boot Hill Casino in Dodge city on Sept. 13. The bus will leave the Activity Center, 1200 Susank Rd at 8:15 a.m. They will stop by the Great Bend Library to pick up anyone there if necessary.

The bus will make any necessary stops along the way. Lunch is on your own. The bus leaves the casino at 3 p.m. The fee is $15. Deadline to sign up is Sept. 9.

The next trip will be to the Castle Rock Mall in Castle Rock, Colo. The bus will leave HAC at 5 a.m. The fee is $35 per person. Deadline to sign up is Oct. 3.