DHDC Announces Resignation

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The Downtown Hays Development Corporation (DHDC) announces Traci Stanford has resigned as the Executive Director due to career relocation. Stanford’s husband Jerrod, former Graduate Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at FHSU, accepted the position of Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at Lane College in Jackson, TN. “I am so blessed to have been able to work for […]

Moran Names 2013 Service Academy Selection Board


U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) today announced the members of his 2013 Kansas Service Academy Selection Board. The 20-member board will review applications and interview candidates who are applying for admission to U.S. Service Academies. These include the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy and U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. Candidates selected […]

KHAZ Country Music News: Album of Willie Nelson Duets with Ladies Coming Soon

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LOS ANGELES (AP) – Willie Nelson has gathered up some of his favorite ladies to help him with a new album. “To All The Girls…” is a duets album with newly recorded versions of country, pop and gospel songs. Carrie Underwood joins him for “Always On My Mind,” and Norah Jones sings “Walkin”‘ with him. […]

Road Work Begins Today in Rooks Co.

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Beginning September 4, crews will be performing some maintenance repairs on a section of U.S. 183 in Rooks County. The work zone is located just north of the U.S. 24 junction in Stockton. Local utility crews will be repairing a water line while KDOT crews help flag traffic within the work zone. The northbound lanes […]

4th Annual Antique Tractor Show

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Hays will get a glimpse at farming history this weekend.  Carrico Implement in Hays is hosting its 4th Annual Antique Tractor Show Saturday September 7th from 9am – 4pm.  Though the event is hosted by the local John Deere dealership, all brands of tractors and implements will be welcome. Cindy Eichman told Hays Post that […]

Need Food Assistance? Kansas Changing Requirements

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In an effort to encourage employment over welfare dependency, the Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) announced today that it will allow a federal waiver to expire.  The waiver currently allows adults ages 18 to 49 who are capable of working but who are not employed and who do not have dependent children to […]

Man threatens Doctor with Snow Shovel


An unusual  arrest in Salina is receiving some attention.  On Friday, Police were called to the 900 Block of Buckeye Avenue where a man was threatening staff of the Atherton Vet Clinic with a snow shovel.   They arrested Adam Bowers. He was charged with aggravated assault and unwilling to keep lawful order. Nobody was […]

State’s Congressional Delegation mixed views on Syria

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(AP) — Kansas Congressman Mike Pompeo says he will vote in support of authorizing a U.S. strike on Syria. The Republican congressman spoke Tuesday to The Associated Press by phone from Israel. Pompeo is traveling to several Middle Eastern countries this week as part of his role on the House Intelligence Committee. The rest of […]

KHAZ Country Music News: New Duet for Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton

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NASHVILLE (AP) – Thirty years after “Islands in the Stream” was released, Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton will release a new duet. It’s called “You Can’t Make Old Friends” and it’s the title track off Rogers’ album. It’s available for download now on iTunes. Rogers says working with Parton is “a little like going home. […]

Pleas Entered in Kansas Mortgage fraud scheme


(AP) — Four Wichita residents have pleaded guilty in a mortgage fraud scheme that cost lenders hundreds of thousands of dollars. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Wichita announced Tuesday that the four defendants admitted to conspiring with another man to make false statements in prepared loan applications. That allowed money to be transferred to buy […]