The Stevens County Medical Foundation has recently donated three backboards to Stevens County Emergency Services.   Rodney Kelling, Emergency Services Coordinator, was on hand to accept the donation. The backboards will enable all three ambulances to add the handy backboards to their equipment.   Read More →

April 7, 2015 Unofficial Election Results

USD 210 Board of Education

Dettra Crawford 406
Jason M. Dale 263
Todd Gayer 478
Barry Hittle 374
Mike Persinger 322
Buffie Schooley 87

Hugoton City Council

Stachia C. Nordyke 199
Tron Stegman 239
Jason Teeter 275
Frankie D. Thomas 248

Hugoton Mayor

Jack Rowden 370

USD 209 Board of Education

Kristy L. Brazeal 52
Brandi Lahey 55
Terry A. Pierson 46
Brian White 51

USD 209 Unexpired two year term

Kent Knoll 55

Moscow City Council

Curtis Crawford 30
Lowell D. Stanley 13
Mickey Whetstone 38

Moscow Mayor

William Bell 29
Jim Bell 20

Churches will host Easter services

In case you missed it, Easter Sunday is this weekend! Several area churches will be hosting special services in honor of Good Friday and Easter. Read More →

Egg Hunt will be this Saturday!

The Hugoton Lions Club and Hugoton Recreation Commission are hosting their annual Easter Egg Hunt this Saturday, April 4! Children and their parents can gather at the Parsons Sports Complex, west of the 300 block of Washington, before 10:00 a.m. The whistle for the infant hunt – birth to three year olds – will blow at precisely 10:00 a.m. Four to six year olds can start scooping up eggs at 10:05 a.m., and seven to nine year olds will start at 10:10 a.m. Bring your Easter baskets, and don’t be late!

The Hugoton City Council and USD 210 Board of Education Candidate Forum was conducted Monday evening, March 23 at the Hugoton High School auditorium. The event was sponsored by the Hugoton Education Association, Stevens County Economic Development Board,  Stevens County Farm Bureau Association, as well as the Hugoton Area Chamber of Commerce and their gold members. Read More →

Special services offered

“Hoppy” Easter! The Easter holiday is quickly approaching, and with it, several opportunities to worship at the local church of your choice. Following are some of the special services planned in the area. Read More →

State Champions!!!

This year marks the hundredth year reunion of all Hugoton High School alumni. In all that time, the school has earned only three State Championships – all in Track & Field in 20-year intervals: 1938, 1958 and 1978. The long dry spell of State banners has at last been broken – the Hugoton High Lady Eagles have brought home a 4A Division II State Championship, winning over Baldwin 68-54!! Read More →

The Hugoton High School Lady Eagles’ basketball team will face Baldwin High School Saturday, March 14 at 4:00 p.m. at the State Basketball tournament in Park City for the Championship. Live streaming of the games is provided here, courtesy of Eagle Communications.

In Sub-State play the Lady Eagles took the court at Larned Middle School.  For the first game of the tournament Hugoton defeated Larned Lady Indians 55-24. For the Sub-State finals, they were evenly matched against the second-seeded Pratt Greenbacks, a comparable opponent in height and athleticism. Hugoton scraped out a 50-47 victory after an edge-of-your-seat contest. The girls will play in state competition Thursday, March 12 at 3:00 p.m. in Hartman Arena against Meridan-Jefferson West. Live coverage of the State tourney will be available courtesy of Eagle Communications at www.hayspost.com. Tune in to support the Hugoton High School Lady Eagles!

In the semi-finals of Sub-State play Thursday evening at Fowler, Moscow girls were victorious over Pawnee Heights 61-12. The Lady Wildcats were led by Kelsi Mueller, scoring 18 points in the victory. Moscow, with a 19-2 record, went on to play Rolla (14-5) in Championship play. The first-ranked Moscow Lady Wildcats basketball team will play Wednesday, March 11 in State play at 6:30 p.m. at Dodge City at the United Wireless Arena. They will play Sylvan-Lucas Unified. If they win, they will play Friday at 6:30 p.m. in the State finals.

Chamber Board presents awards at banquet

A large crowd braved the cold and snow to attend the Hugoton Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet Saturday evening.  Cathy Wolters, president of the Chamber, was on hand to welcome them all. A delicious pork tenderloin dinner was catered by Janice Morgan.

In 2014, at this time, Executive Director of the Hugoton Area Chamber of Commerce Ruth Van Horn announced the Chamber had 91 members of which 16 were new. Read More →