Saturday, August 10, 1957 was a normal morning in the town of Enterprise, Kansas.

All members of the council were in attendance as the Chapman City Council met for their monthly meeting on Wednesday, August 8.

The $13.5 million bond issue regarding the new jail that has been on the forefront of voters’ minds in Dickinson County passed by a slim margin of 51 votes during the primary election held on Tuesd


As we look forward to the 2018-2019 school year, I can’t help but take time to reminisce upon things that have happened over my years at Chapman.

The Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad newsletter reports “Joe (Minick) continues to be pleased at the success of the Mill although he is going to have to get used to being out of flour and cornmeal

I once read a story by Susan Gilman King that changed my life. Ms King told how her mother had tenderly taken care of a prized rose bush only to watch it crumple and die.


For the past several days, the Central Kansas Free Fair has been in town at Abilene. This is home to 4-H competitions, vendors, a carnival, and, of course, the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo.

There are few activities more relaxing on a nice sunny morning than going out to while away the hours with a round of golf. That is unless, you have never learned how to play the game.

The 18th annual Ed Kuntz Memorial Golf Tournament was held June 16 at Great Life Golf and Fitness in Abilene. Fifteen teams participated with challenges and prizes awarded for every hole.

Dickinson County News-Times

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