HPD arrest log, July 23 to 26

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All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. —————————————— Tracy Elaine Flinn, 44, Hays, was arrested at 11:15 a.m. July 23 in the 3000 block of New Way on suspicion of disorderly conduct. Donald David Irving, 28, homeless, was arrested at 2:45 a.m. July 24 in the 600 block of […]

HPD Activity Log July 27

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The Hays Police Department responded to 8 animal calls and 8 traffic stops Monday, July 27, 2015, according to the HPD Activity Log. Lost Animals ONLY–200 block E 7th St, Hays; 12:25 AM Littering–500 block W 37th St, Hays; 2 AM; 7:13 AM Found/Lost Property–2700 block Hall St, Hays; 7:59 AM; 9:25 AM Shoplifting–4300 block […]

Nick F. Arnhold III

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Nick F. Arnhold III, age 78, of Quinter, passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at his home in Quinter. He was born March 16, 1937, in Hays, to Nicholas E. II and Hazel (Hoenshell) Arnhold. Nick graduated from St. Joseph Military Academy in Hays. On September 29, 1962, he was united in marriage to Janice […]

Julia Dianne Struss

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WaKeeney resident Julia Dianne Struss passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015 at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center in Denver. She was born December 24, 1959, in Ransom to Delmer Clyde and Bernadette Gladys (Gregg) Hagans. Julia was a 1977 graduate of Utica High School. She went on to earn her Associate’s Degree in nursing to become […]

William Keith Elliott


William Keith Elliott, 86, of Natoma, Kansas passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the Good Samaritan Society in Hays, Kansas. Keith was born on the family farm north of Paradise, Kansas on February 10, 1929, the youngest of seven children of Gilbert and Grace (Winder) Elliott. He grew up on the farm and […]

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Extension offers canner tests at Saturday downtown market


Linda Beech, Ellis County Extension Agent, will offer free pressure canner gauge tests from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Downtown Hays Market, 10th and Main. USDA recommends the dial gauge of a pressure canner should be tested for accuracy every year. Bring the lid only (the weight is not needed) and have the […]

KNOLL: Weighing in on immigration

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I begin my writing challenging anybody to show where our present illegal immigration policies stand to do more good for this country than bad. The bad far outweighs any good. Amnesty, for god’s sake, is not the answer. For starters, the answer is to secure our borders. Obama and the Democrat Party do not want […]

Ventriloquist show at the Hays Public Library

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The Hays Public Library will host the Wayne and Wingnut comedy ventriloquist show at 4 p.m. Thursday. Wayne and his pilot buddy Wingnut love to have fun with people of all ages. The event is free and open to all ages of the community. The show will feature “life-sized” puppet characters cartoon voices, original jokes […]