Surrounded by friends and family, the Chapman High School Class of 2018 graduated Sunday, May 13 at a ceremony held in the USD 473 district gymnasium.

In keeping with the theme that May is Beef Month here in Kansas, the News-Times is running a series of features on the beef and cattle industries and how they impact our lives here in Dickinson cou

Last April 14 a special meeting of the USD 473 Board of Education was held to officially hire Rita Hinck as the new principal of Chapman Elementary School for the 2018-19 school year.


Just when I think this town couldn’t find more to throw my way, we hit graduation weekend and Chapman explodes with a flurry of activity.

I get pretty sentimental about now-- moving from Mother’s Day through Memorial Day and then on to Father’s Day.

Enterprise between 1870 – 2018 has had two railroad agents, two mail carriers, doctors, chiropractors, funeral home, Academy (German Methodist until 1919 then Seventh Day Adventist), dentists, barb


“League was a great experience for my first year of high school track,” commented freshman Taylor Briggs, the 2018 NCKL Champion in the 1600m and 3200m.

Chapman Archery headed to Louisville, KY for their fourth consecutive trip to the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) Eastern National Tournament on Wednesday May 9th.

The Irish split their second straight doubleheader, this time against rival Abilene.

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