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Vernon Gene Hashenberger »

Vernon Gene Hashenberger, age 77, of Hays, Kansas, passed away Friday, September 19, 2014, at his home. He was born April 9, 1937, in Bogue, Kansas to William and Meta Hashenberger. He married Roberta McDonald on November 24, 1957, in Plainville, Kansas. He was a farmer, oil field worker and a route driver for the […]

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Fall arrives with a boom as early morning front hits Hays »

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Alarm clocks probably weren’t necessary Tuesday morning, which arrived with thunderclaps, lightning and heavy rain. Early reports from Hays showed as much as 3.02 inches falling in town, with most of the county receiving at least an inch of rain. A report from Victoria showed 2.36 inches of rain in the gauge, while a report […]

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HPD activity log, Sept. 22 »

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The Hays Police Department conducted 11 traffic stops and received four animal calls on Tuesday, Sept. 22, according to the HPD activity log. Aggravated assault, 2700 block Country Lane, 12:29 a.m. Battery, 1100 block Vine, 1:18 a.m. Criminal transport, Garden City, 6:03 a.m. Unattended death, 2500 block Sherman, 6:53 a.m. Sex offense, 100 block West […]

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Phillipsburg grads with FHSU ties have K-State building named in their honor »


K-State News and Communications Services MANHATTAN — Hundreds of guests attended groundbreaking ceremonies for Kansas State University’s new welcome center on Friday. The facility will be named the Berney Family Welcome Center in recognition of the $11 million commitment to advance K-State made by Rand and Patti Berney, McKinney, Texas. The Berneys are both graduates […]

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DSNWK will have annual awards luncheon next week in Hays »


Developmental Services of Northwest Kansas will host its annual awards luncheon at noon Tuesday, Sept. 30. The event will take place at the Ellis County Fairgrounds in Hays. Awards will be presented to DSNWK employees for years of service with five receiving Employee of the Year honors. Recognition also will be made for the  achievements […]

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Developmental screenings for Ellis, Rush county youngsters available »

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If you want to check your child development, call for a free screening. Children birth to three years from Ellis and Rush Counties will be screened on Friday, Oct. 3. Speech, language, vision, height, weight, hearing, thinking, self-help, behavior and motor development will be checked. Call the Hays Area Children’s Center to make an appointment […]

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Management workshop will focus on key supervisory skills »

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Registration for an upcoming management seminar has been extended until Wednesday. According to Sabrina William, director of Fort Hays State University’s Management Development Center, the “Supervising with Confidence” workshop is a unique combination of theory and experiential learning tools, this workshop focuses on five fundamental supervisory skills. The event is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to […]

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DAVE SAYS: Tithing, giving while getting out of debt »

Dave Ramsey

Dear Dave, Do you recommend that people continue tithing and giving while getting out of debt? Sarah Dear Sarah, If you’re tithing, that would refer to you being a Christian or of the Jewish faith. To the best of my knowledge, those are the only two religions where tithing is taught as a part of […]

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Local students among 39 awarded for Hunter Scholarships at FHSU »

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FHSU University Relations Local students attending Fort Hays State University are among the 39 who have been awarded the $1,000-per-semester Ralph and Lucile Hunter Scholarship for the 2014-2015 academic year. The Ralph and Lucile Hunter Scholarship is awarded to women who graduated from a Kansas high school on or west of U.S. Highway 183. The […]

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Robert Linn Pugh »

Robert Linn Pugh, age 85, passed away on Sunday, September 21, 2014 at the Ness County Hospital, Ness City, Kansas. He was born on March 25, 1928 in Table Rock, Nebraska the son of Donald and Mabel Linn Pugh. He was a veteran of the Korean War having served with the United States Army. He […]

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Warren James Friess »


Warren James Friess, age 82, passed away at Rhode Island Suites, Ransom, Kansas, on September 20, 2014. He was born on January 3, 1932, the son of Mathias and Mayme Roths Friess. He was the tenth of nineteen children. He was a cook for most of his life including his 20 years in the Navy. […]

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David W. Knepp »


CLEVELAND — David William Knepp, 44, of Conneaut, Ohio, passed away peacefully, Friday, September 19, 2014 at the David Simpson Hospice House in Cleveland, Ohio surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 30, 1970 in Lewistown, Pennsylvania, the son of Ronald and Patricia (Bingaman). Because of his love for God and a desire […]

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Gifted guitarist will perform next month at Hays library »

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Hays Public Library Contemporary traditional guitarist Dorian Michael will play at the Hays Public Library at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4 in the Schmidt Gallery. The live music performance is free and open to the public. Michael has been a working guitarist for four decades and enjoys playing a wide variety of music. From blues […]

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