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An educator in any language

SOLOMON — The Latvian teacher’s accent was detectable as she repeated to her students the word "hungry," which Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar used to describe Cassius.
Solomon’s award-winning teacher is from far across the Atlantic

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Holland Sunflowers 4-H Club January Meeting Minutes

The monthly meeting of the Holland Sunflowers was brought to order by Dustin Wilson on Jan. 19, at Rural Center.
Emilee Ediger led us in flag salute and club pledge. We sang the Ear song taught to us

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Jolly Jayhawkers 4-H Club

Leader Becky Dibbens announced the club had received grand champion at model meeting competition. Jaryth Barten called the Jolly Jayhawker meeting to order at 6 pm Jan. 11 in the Woodbine United Methodist
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Lakeside EEU

Lakeside EEU ladies began 2015 with their first meeting of the year on Jan. 21 with Evelyn Avery serving as hostess. Members present were: Marge Mosher, Phyllis Kolling, Edith Scripter, Sharon Fann, Maralee
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A Traditional Rural Life

By Shasta Hamilton
Reflector-Chronicle Contributor
Greetings from Enterprise, dear friends. This unseasonably warm weather for January has been a welcome respite from severe cold, has it not? We are certainly

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Local sports

Cowboys hold off Smoky Valley 54-41

SALINA — The Abilene Cowboys are happy that basketball games are not determined by grace or style points. Because this win was not pretty and had the Abilene fan base squirming in its seats until
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Cowgirls hold off Redskins to win opener

SALINA — Junior guard Cara Donley scored all 10 Abilene Cowgirl fourth quarter points to hold off the Liberal Redskins 49-45 in the opening round of the Salina Invitational Tournament.

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Cowgirls look to claim first title in Salina

The Abilene Cowgirls will be making their fifth trip to the Salina Invitational Tournament and will be looking for their first championship after being seeded second by the tournament committee.

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Cowboys favored to win SIT

With the number one seed and riding a four game winning streak, the Abilene Cowboys are rolling into the Salina Invitational Tournament with a chance to capture their first championship since 2012.


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Christmas Kickoff Weekend 2014

'Abilene Musical'

The Rusty Roost: Additional Photos & Info

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Dickinson County Democrats

The Dickinson County Democratic Party will meet 7 p.m. tonight at the Senior Center in Abilene. This is the first business meeting of the new year and will include planning for candidate recruitment for

Living victoriously when all goes wrong

The Abilene Christian Women’s Club will host their monthly coffee from 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. Feb. 5 at the Elks Club.
The event will recognize our very special ladies who are attending and are 85

Free child checks Friday

A free Child Check for children birth through 5 years old will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 30 at the United Methodist Church, Seventh and Cedar in Abilene.
Caregivers need to call

Five escape fire at Wichita house

A malfunctioning fireplace fan is being blamed for a fire that heavily damaged a house on South Wichita late Wednesday night, authorities said.
The fire was reported at 11 p.m. at 1437 S. Wichita, fire

Correction Grant was from Community Foundation

In contrast to a headline printed in Wednesday’s edition, the county did not award the City the grant for the business program. The grant was actually from the Community Foundation of Dickinson
Justice Center
Should the city of Abilene and Dickinson County continue exploring a proposal to place the Abilene Police Department and Dickinson County Sheriff's Department in a proposed justice center?