2014 Vision Leadership class recognized

The 2014 Rooks County Vision Leadership class was recognized at a dinner reception at the Rooks County Golf Course on Wednesday, December 17. Recognized for their participation in this year’s program were: Bob Becker, Dane Ganoung, Lisa Gilmore, Pam Harmon, Read on! →

Open house held for Stockton MIH homes

Liberty Buildings, LLC, the City of Stockton, and Stockton National Bank hosted an open house at the newly-constructed Moderate Income Housing (MIH) project located at the corner of Ash and South Fourth Streets in Stockton on Monday, November 17, 2014.  Read on! →

“French Quarters” dedicated in Damar

A ribbon cutting was held in Damar on Saturday, October 25, 2014 for the new headquarters of the recently-formed Damar Community Historical Foundation.  The “French Quarters” consists of two buildings on Main Street that will be the headquarters of the Read on! →

New Rooks County jail approved by voters

Voters from Rooks County approved the sales tax question on the November 4, 2014 ballot to build a new Rooks County jail.  The uncanvassed vote total was 1,101 in favor and 863 opposed. The new jail will be built near Read on! →

RCHC expansion to move forward

Since the new Rooks County Health Center opened in 2008, the volume of inpatient and outpatient services has increased by 295%.   RCHC no longer has the space it needs to adequately serve patient needs, especially in the clinic and rehabilitation Read on! →

Kansas women create angel gowns

George Taylor, Photojournalist , gtaylor@kwch.com    Click here for video. STOCKTON, Kan. – A Kansas mother and daughter are giving back, helping grieving families with the pain of losing a baby. Peggy Wise and Jenny Gray are sewing Angel Gowns, turning Read on! →

Animal Hospital welcomes new veterinarian

After 38 years of operating the Animal Hospital veterinary clinic in Plainville, owners Armin and Vicki Kelly have announced that they have agreed to sell the practice to Lauren Mack, DVM.  Mack just graduated from Washington State University School of Read on! →

Bad Bull Pub opens at Rooks Co. Golf Course

The Bad Bull Public House at the Rooks County Golf Course had its Grand Opening on Saturday, June 28, 2014.  Owner Joe Hambright stated, “Our population, and the membership here has dwindled, so we have to do something different.  The Read on! →