The afternoon of June 22 is a day Mary Ann Fredrickson of rural Ellsworth won’t soon forget.
Enjoy the puzzles and activities of this week's Kid Scoop. Fun for young and old alike!
POLITICAL TALK: U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., is expected to headline the annual Coffee and Kolaches at 8:30 a.m.
The member churches of the ministerial alliance have once again coordinated their efforts to serve free summer lunches in Ellsworth, Kanopolis and Geneseo.
President Abraham Lincoln (aka Steve Burns of Russell) talks to youngsters about Kansas history Friday afternoon during a visit to the Ellsworth Art Gallery in downtown Ellsworth. ALAN RUSCH/Ellsworth County Independent-Reporter
A $3 per month charge will be added to the City of Ellsworth utility bills in August to pay for stormwater drainage costs. First payments will be due in September.
Members of the Ellsworth ‘Fireballs’ are: front row, from left — Owen Gray, Ashlyn Beckman, Finnley Cole, Edith Gray, Aiden Bayles, Easton Williams, and Beckam Gant and back row from left — Coach Josh Beckman, Averey Cole, Bode Helvey, Ashton Mog, Vivienne Hoffman, Wyatt Stevenson, Coach Katy Cole. Courtesy Photos
A friend of mine recently asked when my family truly begins to enjoy summer.
A returning “Pike’s Peaker” arrived in Indianola, Kan., on July 28, 1860, bringing news of a terrible Indian fight in the Solomon River valley.
Every so often, Jim “The Cowboy” Gray calls to comment on a story in that week’s paper. Several days ago, his target was a state story on the turkey vultures that return to Ellsworth yearly. Their visits have become so expected that the story cited unsuccessful efforts here to rid the town of the ugly birds.
Glenn Koster is a double product of the adoption/ foster care system. He was adopted at age 6, after being removed from the home of an abusive parent in 1962, and again at 10, following another bad experience.