KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Hundreds of mourners gathered for the funeral for a Kansas City, Kansas, police captain shot to death on duty. Kansas City, Kansas, police Capt. Robert Melton was fatally shot Tuesday by a suspect fleeing law enforcement. A 20-year-old man, Jamaal Lewis, is charged with capital murder in Melton’s death. Melton […]
FHSU University Relations and Marketing Originally from the rural Ottawa County village of Ada, a young Tom McGavran helped his parents operate the local grain elevator and spent summers working for an area farmer. “My parents taught me work ethic, commitment and conservative living,” said McGavran. “They always supported me in my pursuit of a […]
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A three-time Paralympics gold medalist from Wichita wants whoever stole the gold ring he received during the 2004 Athens Paralympics to return the ring. Nick Taylor’s ring and other items were stolen during a robbery at his Wichita home earlier this month. He told The Wichita Eagle (http://j.mp/2ao10wu ) the ring […]
NPS NICODEMUS–The United State Postal Service will provide a special stamp cancellation station on Saturday, July 30, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Nicodemus Homecoming celebration. Nicodemus National Historic Site and the U.S. Postal Service collaborated and developed a special Pictorial Postmark to recognize and celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the designation of […]
KDWPT PRATT – A right of passage, an initiation, a crash-course, call it what you will, but for those who have taken a Kansas Hunter Education course, they know it’s definitely one thing: worth it. Because classes are offered in one of two formats – traditional and Internet-assisted – new hunters can find a class […]
HUTCHINSON— A Kansas woman was sentenced to nearly 13 years in prison for her role in the strangulation death of a Hutchinson woman. Jamie Hatfield, 27, was given the sentence Friday afternoon in Reno County District Court. Hatfield entered a guilty plea to intentional second-degree murder in the strangulation death of 38yearold Mary Ann Arnett […]
Merlyn D. “Bud” Moeckel, 82, Hays, died Thursday, July 21, 2016 at the Ellis Good Samaritan Society. He was born July 23, 1933 in Stafford, Kansas the son of Benjamin H. and Lenora Fern (Mays) Moeckel. He graduated from Sylvia High School in 1951. On August 24, 1952, he married Joy Shepherd in Sylvia, Kansas. […]
A wise man once said, If you don’t vote, someone else is voting for you on issues that are important in your life. This is particularly true as we head into the final stretch of the election season. There is plenty at stake for each one of us in the Kansas primary election Aug. 2. […]
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SHAWNEE COUNTY Law enforcement authorities in Shawnee County are investigating a fatal shooting. Just after 2 a.m. on Saturday first responders were dispatched to Southwest 34th and Gage in Topeka for a one-vehicle accident. Police found a Kia Optima had hit a building, according to a media release. The driver, the only occupant of the vehicle, was […]
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The HaysMed Orthopedic Institute was recently reaccredited as Accredited Durable Medical Equipment facility from the Healthcare Quality Association on Accreditation. Durable medical equipment is any medical equipment used in the home to aid in a better quality of living. The accreditation ensures the public that HaysMed has demonstrated its expertise and commitment to quality patient […]
Hays-area garage sales Scroll to the bottom for a map of garage sale locations. Hays Post offers FREE garage sale listings weekly. Having a sale next weekend? Click HERE for details. Address: 2208 Marjorie, Hays Friday, July 22 from 8 am-? Items for sale: Couch,wicker lounge chair, household items, antiques, collector plates, clothes, desk, book […]