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2012 Summer Tour Update

Posted by Sommer Smith on July 18, 2012 at 8:15 AM Comments comments (0)



2012 Summer Herd Tour

Posted by Sommer Smith on June 21, 2012 at 8:25 AM Comments comments (0)

The date has been set, August 11th and we will begin at Lauer Shorthorns in Abilene.  The 2nd stop will be at M Bar Shorthorns (Troy & Sommer Smith) at the Canton location.  We will have lunch in Moundridge at Roux Shorthorns. 

I will have more details after Jr. Nationals and will send out a postcard to the membership once we have the details all figured out. 

Shorthorn Plus included in GRAND DRIVE at Kansas State Fair

Posted by Sommer Smith on July 5, 2011 at 12:22 PM Comments comments (0)

Some private donations have been made to include the champion heifer and bull from the Shorthorn Plus show in the Grand Drive at the Kansas State Fair. 

Remember that entries are due in August, so get your entries in early.


2011 Summer Herd Tour

Posted by Sommer Smith on July 5, 2011 at 12:19 PM Comments comments (0)

August 13th

See the calendar of events (News... Calendar of Events)  for the details.

The tour will be in the Ellsworth area with tours of Bar JS Shorthorns/J.C. Scritchfield, Blue Gate Shorthorn Farms/Warren & Lena Campbell, TJ Land & Cattle Co./Todd & Janell Harman

All the stops are within a 10 minute drive of each other. 

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Harold Hoskins

Posted by Sommer Smith on December 17, 2010 at 10:49 AM Comments comments (0)


William Harold Hoskins, 87 of Centralia, KS died Monday, December 13, 2010 at the Eastridge Care Home in Centralia, KS.

Harold was born October 30, 1923 at Centralia, KS the son of Will and Lessie Hailey Hoskins. Harold graduated from Centralia High School and enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1940 and served until honorably discharged in 1946 serving aboard the USS Ellyson.

Harold returned to the farm in 1948, began a life of involvement in the Shorthorn cattle breeder in...

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Annual Meeting

Posted by Sommer Smith on December 13, 2010 at 11:13 AM Comments comments (0)

The Annual Meeting for the Kansas Shorthorn Association has been set for 2/5/11 in Newton, Kansas at the Fox Ridge Restraurant at the Fox Ridge Golf Club.


Please see the "news" tab and then the calendar of events for details on the event.