SEN. MORAN VISITS ECMC
Up to 5 inches of snow blanketed Ellsworth County over Thanksgiving weekend.
For more than 30 years, Don Smischny patrolled the halls of Ellsworth Elementary School, helping to develop the hearts and minds of thousands of students who were part of his career as an educator.
The Ellsworth City Council had originally scheduled a public hearing Monday to discuss adding the old Veteran’s Memorial Hospital property in Ellsworth to the TIF District.
The new logo for the USD 327 Ellsworth Kanopolis-Geneseo school district was unveiled Monday night during a board of education work session.
At Monday’s meeting of the Ellsworth County Commission, no action was taken after a 15-minute executive session with EMS Director Nathan Florian to discuss nonelected personnel (performance).
Ronald F. Wagner, 89, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023, at Medical Lodges, Independence, Kan., due to health complications.
Victor Mearl Van Meter, 89, passed away peacefully on Nov. 20, 2023, at Ashwood Court, North Richland Hills, Texas, where he had lived for the last 10 years.
Craig K. Trowbridge passed away on Nov. 9, 2023, in Dallas, Texas. Craig was born in Lyons, Kan., to Darrell and Ravena Trowbridge on Sept. 29, 1954, He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Brent L. Trowbridge and daughter Rose Pistora. Surviving are his son Randy Trowbridge and sister Stacy Sheridan (Phil), Ellsworth.
Kenetta Jane Soukup, Norton, Kan., passed away quietly in her home on Nov. 10, 2023, at the age of 48. Kenetta was born to Kenneth and Judith Soukup on Aug. 20, 1975, in Ellsworth, Kan. Kenetta grew up in Wilson with her siblings. Together they made many memories on the weekends with the family out at Grandma Kate’s. In 1994, Kenetta graduated from Wilson High School.
Criticism was out of line
Agricultural leaders tell us that nothing can be done to return America to a small farm economy, an era long past. But that is very shortsighted and essentially dangerous.
Holidays can be tough for those who experienced a loss