The ability to read is of utmost importance, and the Chapman School District is implementing programs which will help make sure that every student has all the help they need to learn to read well.

The Chapman City Council held its first meeting of the year Jan. 10, and officially accepted the results of the Nov.

Former city councilman and longtime utility superintendent Jim Murrison was offi cially thanked for 40 years of service at City Hall Monday, January 8.


There are 33 residents on the second floor (of five) at Meadowlark Village. Twentyone of us are having dinner, 15 women, six men.

Rajan took this writer and Dale Anders out to lunch in Manhattan, told us he has sold his building, is retiring, has a son and daughter who are doctors.

In our day there was a Koch store on Main street, on the east side, later the cafe. Our Dad, Walter Hoffman, said the owner’s son, Harry Koch, was a success in New York.


The Lady Irish basketball team is still looking for their first win of 2018 as they struggled to come out with a victory last week.

After opening 2018 with a victory the Irish boys dropped under .500 with two losses last week. Chapman hosted Beloit Tuesday, January 9 and traveled to Concordia Friday, January 12.

The Irish wrestling team spent the weekend in eastern Kansas at the Basehor-Linwood Tournament held Jan. 12-13. The field consisted of 33 teams and Chapman placed 23rd with 53 points.

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