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Chamber Bringing Back Community Movie Nights For Christmas

Posted 12/8/2017

Hesston Record StaffWHITE Christmas will be the first of two community movies this month. White Christmas will be shown Dec. 14 at Cross Wind Conference Center at 7 p.m. WHITE Christmas will be the first of two community movies this month. White Christmas will be shown Dec. 14 at Cross Wind Conference Center at 7 p.m.

This holiday season, families can get into the Christmas spirit with Community Movie Nights on Dec. 14 and 21, courtesy of the Hesston Chamber of Commerce and the Hesston Record. 

Chamber Director Becky Galloway said the summer community movie nights were such a success, she wanted to continue the events. 

“We had such success, we wanted to give the holidays a try,” she said.

Hesston Record Publisher Robb Reeves said getting the community together during the holidays was a cause worth supporting. 

“The summer movie series went very well and we are glad to help get the word out about the winter movies and support community events in Hesston,” he said. 

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Packages, Postage, Sunday Delivery; Holidays Mark Busiest Time For Hesston Post Office

Posted 12/8/2017

By Jacquelyn Nelson

Hesston Record StaffPROVIDED PHOTO
ALREADY this year, Hesston Post Office has processed over 1,100 packages in just one day. Last year’s busiest day was 1,000 packages. PROVIDED PHOTO ALREADY this year, Hesston Post Office has processed over 1,100 packages in just one day. Last year’s busiest day was 1,000 packages.

Deadlines For Christmas 

Letter & Package Delivery

• Dec. 9 - Priority Mail International 

• Dec. 11 - Military, First Class and Priority 

• Dec. 14 - Ground Delivery

• Dec. 14 - Priority Mail Express 

International  

• Dec. 16 - Military Priority Mail 

Express 

• Dec. 19 - First Class Cards & 

Letters

• Dec. 19 - Global Express 

Guaranteed  

• Dec. 20 - Priority Mail 

• Dec. 22 - Priority Mail Express 

 

With Christmas season in full swing, the Hesston Post Office has been busier than ever, according to Post Master Pam Kerschen.  

To keep up with the extra volume of packages, Kerschen said the Hesston office opted in for Sunday package deliveries to residents through the month of December.  on only on Sundays. I chose to do it because that way Monday isn’t so bad.  Mondays are usually horrible. It helps us a little,” she said. 

Kerschen said this is the first time the Hesston office has had Sunday postal deliveries.  

“Amazon prompted the Sunday deliveries. We get Amazon packages every morning - huge pallets,” she said. 

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Bollinger Lighting Up The Block With Christmas Cheer

Posted 12/8/2017

By Jacquelyn Nelson

Hesston Record StaffAUSTIN Bollinger’s light show has grown from his family’s front yard to incorporate six homes along Rosewood. AUSTIN Bollinger’s light show has grown from his family’s front yard to incorporate six homes along Rosewood.

Each holiday season, Hesstonian Austin Bollinger braves wet,wind and cold to put up one of the most extravagant Christmas light shows in town. 

This year, Bollinger said his 25-minute show boasts over 50,000 lights, with the new addition of 10,000 RGB lights, which can be programmed to any color of the rainbow. 

Since he began his light show his freshman year of high school, the college sophomore said it has come a long way. 

“I was looking at pictures and I had lights on the roof and a tree that I had programmed. I think there was maybe a six-channel controller and six extension cords.  Now, with just the RGB lights I have have about 6,000 controllable channels,” he said. 

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