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HPD activity log, Aug. 29 to Sept. 1 »

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The Hays Police Department conducted 33 traffic stops on Friday, 30 on Saturday, 19 on Sunday, and 12 on Monday, according to the HPD activity log. The department also received 35 animal calls over the four-day period. Aug. 29 Abandoned vehicle, 300 block East 22nd, 12:30:46 a.m. Driving under the influence, 300 block East 13th, […]

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Smoky Hill Trail Association schedules annual conference »


RUSSELL — The eighth annual Smoky Hill Trail Association Conference will be Oct. 17 to 19 at the Deines Cultural Center, 820 N. Main, Russell. The subject of this year’s conference is “Flora and Fauna of the Smoky Hill Trail: Commissary of the Plains.” Jeff Seim, graduate student at Fort Hays State University, who will […]

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Community Connection: Father John Schmeidler, St. Fidelis »


In the latest episode of Community Connection, Eagle’s Mike Cooper visits with Father John Schmeidler, pastor of St. Fidelis Catholic Church in Victoria. In June, St. Fidelis was dedicated as a Minor Basilica after approval by the Vatican in March. Click HERE for the entire interview.

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Women’s health, ‘containers’ the focus of Hays After 5 meeting »

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The next Hays After 5 meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Sept. 8 at Rose Garden Steak Haus & Catering on East Eighth. Dr. Anne O’Dea from Hays Medical Center’s Breast Care Center will be the special speaker, discussing women’s health and breast cancer. Sharon Mueller from Canon City, Colo., also will speaker on “What […]

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Ellis County delinquent tax listing, final publication »

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The Ellis County Treasurer’s Office has compiled the final publication of the delinquent real estate tax list. Click here to view the listing, as provided by the Ellis County Treasurer’s Office.

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Hays garden club will have fundraising sale »


The Prairie Garden Club will have its annual fundraising sale this weekend. The sale is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the former Fashion Bug storefront at The Mall. Sale donations can be dropped off from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. For more information, call (785) 656-1902.

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Can’t spend our education dollar twice »


Today’s hot topic is: college costs too much! Much anger is focused on public university tuition that has risen faster than health care costs. It might seem that, similar to the medical establishment, higher public education can charge as much tuition as they want and nobody can do anything about it. So what are the […]

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‘The November Man’ brings an end to summer »

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“The November Man” has a great title, a passable concept that drips with popcorn movie potential and the right man in the leading role to tie it all up. The first third of the movie and the second half of the final third are really pretty enjoyable. Pierce Brosnan is the perfect choice to fill […]

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Motorcyclist brags to cops he hit 185 mph in chase »

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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire police say a motorcyclist clocked at 127 mph bragged after being arrested that he had reached 185 mph during the chase. State police say 31-year-old David J. Fries, Manchester, N.H., was spotted by a trooper on Interstate 93 in Bow at about 2:45 a.m. Saturday. The first trooper eventually […]

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The Forum: Tim Chapman, FHSU Foundation »

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In the latest episode of The Forum, Eagle’s Gary Shorman spoke with Tim Chapman of the Fort Hays State University Foundation. Click HERE for the entire interview.

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Lenora Edwards »

Lenora Edwards, 91, died August 29, 2014 at Cedar Village Long Term Care, Ness City, KS. She was born October 28, 1922 in Galatia, KS to Conard and Katy Bauer. She is survived by 2 sons: Conrad Earl Edwards, Chattanooga, TN, Ronald N. Edwards, Jetmore, KS; 4 grandchildren, 2 sisters, and 2 brothers. She was […]

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Helen Ann Miller »

Helen Ann Miller, age 101, of Ellis, passed away Thursday, August 28, 2014 at the Good Samaritan Society, Hays. She was born May 5, 1913 on the family farm located north of Ellis to William and Louisa (Zerfas) Dietrich. She married Harry Miller on September 21, 1937 in Ellis. He preceded her in death January […]

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Free developmental screenings offered for children »


Free developmental screenings are being offered for children, ages birth to age 3 from Ellis and Rush counties. For children age 3 to 5, where there is a concern a child might have a developmental delay or be in need of special education service, screenings also are offered. During the developmental screenings, local professionals will […]

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