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BEEF FAJITA TACO SALAD @ Gella’s Diner & Lb. Brewing Company »

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Today’s Special at Gella’s Diner & Lb. Brewing Company 117 East 11th – Downtown Hays, Kansas MONDAY: BEEF FAJITA TACO SALADRice, beans, seasoned beef strips, onions, red peppers and tomatoes topped with lettuce, cheese and sour cream in a fried flour tortilla. $9.95 Find out more about the award winning Gella’s Diner & Lb. Brewing Company […]

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Pheasant Run Monday Special – Meat Loaf »

Pheasant Run

Monday Special Meat loaf, with mashed potato, gravy, corn, and a dinner roll. The daily lunch special is only $6.95 and it includes beverage as well as a choice of soup or salad. Pheasant Run Restaurant ~ famous for breakfast – fantastic for lunch. Open 6a to 3p Daily. If you want the best, Pheasant […]

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Hays woman injured after being hit by Walgreens sign »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post Officers from the Hays Police Department responded this weekend to a report of a woman injured in the parking lot of Walgreens, 2600 Vine. According to HPD Assistant Chief Brian Dawson, officers were called to the scene at 4:16 p.m. Sunday after the woman was reportedly injured after being hit by […]

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Retiring principal recalls ‘joyful days,’ looks forward to new ones »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post After 17 years as O’Loughlin Elementary principal, Nancy Harman pictures herself sitting down this summer looking back on the “joyful days” that made her 40 years in education “blessed.” Harman was honored Tuesday at a retirement reception at the school. “I’m walking away knowing  (students and staff) are going to […]

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Local fundraising continues for Komen Race for the Cure »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post While the third annual Susan G. Komen Kansas Race for the Cure is over, the fundraising continues. Susan G. Komen Race-Hays Chairwoman Jennifer Teget said the community still can donate online through May 31. As of Tuesday afternoon, Teget said donations continue to come in, noting this year’s event has […]

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Good Samaritan of Ellis celebrates 5-star ranking »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post ELLIS — Good Samaritan Society of Ellis, 1101 Spruce, is celebrating a 5-star ranking — the highest overall nursing home ranking possible — from the the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Good Sam Adult Care Home Administrator Noe Gillespie said only 10 percent of all nursing homes in the […]

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Decision on pay-to-play fee for Hays USD 489 pushed to July »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post The decision whether to implement pay-to-participate fees in the Hays school district will be discussed this summer when newly elected school board members take their seats. At Monday’s USD 489 Board of Education work session, the board tabled further discussion of the issue until July. Hays Middle School Athletic Director […]

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Third annual Komen Race for the Cure proves ‘misty’ but memorable »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post Though the weather was a bit “cold and misty,” the mood of more than 600 participants remained bright at Saturday’s third annual Susan G. Komen Kansas Race for the Cure-Hays at Hays Municipal Park. “Joy … a lot of joy. Runners were excited to be running again, and there was […]

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USD 489 school lunches could increase due to federal requirement »

USD 489 will discuss increase to school lunches at Monday's works session.

by KARI BLURTON Hays Post USD 489 Director of Nutrition Services Jessica Younker is recommending the Board of Education increase elementary school lunches 5 cents and middle and high school lunches 10 cents to prevent the district from having to subsidize the currently self-funded food service program with more than $15,000. At Monday’s work session, […]

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HMS students and staff plant lasting memorial to young Chloe Medina »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post A flowering pear tree now stands in front of Hays Middle School in memory of Chloe Medina, who died of leukemia in September at age 2, thanks to the fundraising efforts of Hays Middle School’s sixth-grade class. Hays Middle School sixth-grade social studies teacher Karen Nowak said the tree was […]

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Children’s Miracle Network fundraiser helps local kids, families »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post The annual Children’s Miracle Network Fundraiser hosted by Walmart is “amazing” according to Campaign Champion and Hays Walmart associate Dawn Mallot, who said all donations go back to the local community. “I can’t give you the names of the people that (the fundraiser) has helped right here in this town, […]

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Chloe’s Tree: Sixth graders plant tree in memory of custodian’s daughter »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post The sixth-grade class at Hays Middle School is planting a tree Friday morning in memory of the daughter of a longtime custodian. Frank Medina’s daughter, Chloe, died of leukemia in September at age 2. Hays Middle School sixth-grade social studies teacher Karen Nowak said students asked for donations and participated […]

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Ellis County burn ban lifted »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post The Ellis County burn ban enacted in March has been lifted, according to Ellis County Rural Fire Chief Darin Myers. Myers said he will be meeting with Ellis County Commissioners on Monday evening to discuss the possibility of changing language regarding the current burn ban policy. “We are going to […]

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