STEAM Fun With Popcorn!

Tens of thousands of years before there were movies, there was popcorn! In fact, archaeologists have found 80,000-year-old corn pollen in Mexico that is almost exactly the same as modern popcorn pollen, which leads researchers to believe...

A Plump And Perky Turkey

What would it be like if there were no turkeys for Thanksgiving dinner? That is the dilemma the people of Squawk Valley were in when they couldn’t find a turkey for their Thanksgiving feast. The nearby turkeys...

Share Your Bounty With Family

As Thanksgiving approaches, it’s meaningful to reflect on the origin of the holiday –Native Americans and pilgrims sharing their bounty of food with each other. As you gather with your loved ones this year, perhaps you can...

The First Thanksgiving

The story of the first Thanksgiving is well-known and often the source of lessons, programs, Pilgrim and Indian costumes and artwork this time of the year. It’s a story of perseverance, hardship and friendship that defines the...

What’s Special About Today? …

Each day marks something interesting that has happened in the past, or celebrates something special or even funny and random! Here is where you will find out what happened each day of the year!

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Ellis County is made up of so many amazing people - whether they are business owners or have a unique or inspiring story, this is the place we want to share those stories with you. Let us...

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What’s Special About Today? …

Each day marks something interesting that has happened in the past, or celebrates...

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