Author: Carol

Minor Setback

I am a do-gooder of sorts, always volunteering to help my community by supporting a cause. I feel it is my responsibility as a resident of a close-knit area. There is a group of us who are regularly on call. People know to contact me when they need help for a public event, and we

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Don’t Leave for Work Without It

I belong to the Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce to help promote this wonderful town and its emerging businesses. We also have a great many historical landmarks to tell you about. I obviously believe in community involvement and my duties as a citizen and resident. I hope you will do the same wherever you may live.

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Fair Day

The big day is coming to Ellsworth. A church is sponsoring a community fair for the entire town. They do this once a year and everyone looks forward to the event. Parents, kids, and the elderly flock in droves for the potluck food and various games and amusements. A bake sale is a featured treat

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Love My Dog, But…

How lucky I am to live in Ellsworth, “community of choice for business, leisure, and life.” I love our motto. People care about the town. Volunteers are abundant for city and cleanup. Branch Lake Public Forest gets a lot of interest. We also have vision projects so residents can share in creating the future. How

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A New Addition (on my House)

I am so excited. I am getting a covered porch addition to my house. It has been in the works for ages and finally the time has come. I have communicated my priorities, accepted the estimate, okayed the plans and set the date. Soon it will be a reality. I can sit on a swing

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Breaking Up With the Snooze Button

I have a recurring dream that I don’t wake up in the morning and miss the most important day of my life. I am to receive an award from the Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce and am the first woman to win this coveted prize. Since I am not present, the Chamber decides that I cannot

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Cowtown Days!

Ellsworth still has the reputation for being something of a ‘cow town’ to this day. Reputations have a way of sticking around, and this is a city that was founded that way initially. Ellworth was called the ‘The Wickedest Cattletown in Kansas,’ and some people might still be proud of a nickname like that today.

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Being Neighborly

Here in Ellsworth, a supportive community, we are devoted to helping others no matter what the problem. Someone may need a volunteer to take an elderly person to the doctor or assist with house repair. If a family doesn’t have the means to handle a situation, they know who to call. We stand ready to

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Recreation in Ellsworth

Many people who are moving to Ellsworth for the first time might not know how to entertain themselves, but plenty of local individuals should be able to help them out with that. This is an area that has a fairly even age distribution for the people who are afraid that the area will be either

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A Brief History of Ellsworth

Not a lot of people are familiar with Ellsworth, Kansas. Many people outside of Kansas have a tendency to lump all of Kansas together. Ellsworth, Kansas has a story that is tightly connected to many of the major developments in nineteenth century culture. The story of Ellsworth officially started back in 1864. Many people moved

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Shopping in the Area

Some people might assume that Ellsworth, Kansas does not have a lot of opportunities for the people who are interested in shopping. Indeed, this might not be the place for the fashion plates who are really interested in being able to get all of the latest clothes and who are curious about the latest trends.

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Cowtown Days!

Ellsworth still has the reputation for being something of a ‘cow town’ to this day. Reputations have a way of sticking around, and this is a city that was founded that way initially. Ellworth was called the ‘The Wickedest Cattletown in Kansas,’ and some people might still be proud of a nickname like that today.

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