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Clifford D. Edwards »

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Clifford Duane Edwards was born January 20, 1934, in Atwood, Kansas, to Murray and Maude Edwards. He passed away April 10, 2014, at the age of 80. Cliff graduated from high school in Atwood, Kansas. He served in the U. S. Air Force from 1951 to 1955, and later served seven years as a Mission […]

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Sixth application received for vacant school board seat »

USD 489

Hays USD 489 has received six applications to fill a vacant seat left by a departing board of education member. Darren Schumacher resigned his seat after a career change forced him to relocate to Manhattan. According to the USD 489 website, Luke Oborny has submitted his name for consideration. Oborny, a Fort Hays State University […]

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Full Circle Aging Expo scheduled for April 25 »

KSU research & extension

Being realistic about your health at any age is the focus of the 2014 Full Circle on Aging, scheduled for April 25 at Messiah Lutheran Church, Hays. The event, sponsored by K-State Research and Extension, Fort Hays State University and the Northwest Area Agency on Aging, brings together aging experts to help caregivers and individuals […]

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Ellis County Sheriff’s activity log, April 10 to 13 »


April 10 Criminal transport, Ellis/Rooks county line, 5:19 p.m. April 11 Criminal transport, Hill City, 9:46 a.m. Criminal transport, Stockton, 1:31 p.m. Sex offense, Ellis County, 2:42 p.m. Drug offenses, Hays, 5:02 p.m. Suspicious vehicle, 200th Avenue and Golf Course Road, 9:51 p.m. April 12 Motor vehicle accident/hit and run, 260th Avenue and Fairground Road, […]

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Mock interview event April 23 for job seekers »


Job seekers are encouraged to attend the Job Interview Coaching event at The Mall from 2 to 6 p.m. on April 23. This event will provide participants the opportunity to visit with human resource and workforce professionals regarding resumes and interview skills. Representatives from Hays Academy of Hair Design, Arc of the Central Plains and […]

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High school students to show off their art at FHSU exhibition »

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FHSU University Relations Art media including ceramics, paintings, drawings and printmaking will be displayed at Fort Hays State University’s 40th annual High School Art Exhibition. The exhibit, open to the public from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday in Gross Memorial Coliseum, will feature art from more than 1,500 students from 60 high schools. Admission is […]

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Former K-State and Wichita State basketball players coming to Hays for benefit game »


Members of this past season’s Kansas State and Wichita State basketball teams will be in Hays for a benefit game. The Wichita State-Kansas State All-Stars Barnstorming Tour 2014 basketball game will take place on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at Hays High School. The barnstormers will take on high school players from the Hays area.  Some of the […]

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Larned State Hospital celebrates 100 years »

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TOPEKA — Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services Secretary Shawn Sullivan will join Larned State Hospital Superintendent Dr. Tom Kinlen on Thursday to mark the hospital’s 100th anniversary. Kinlen will introduce special guests in attendance before remarks by KDADS Secretary Sullivan and the presentation of the Governor’s signed event proclamation at 2 p.m. A […]

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Old U.S. 40 repaving project underway »

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Work continues on Old U.S. 40 east of Hays this month, as part of a pavement replacement project that started March 31. Ellis County Public Works Director Mike Graf said the project deadline is June 15. APAC-Kansas is the contractor for the project, which includes milling existing pavement and placing a new layer of asphalt. […]

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Hays commissioners will answer water questions in Russell »


RUSSELL — Seeking more public support for its proposal to create a new water source for the region, members of the Hays City Commission will take their message to the Russell City Council this week. Commissioner will attend the Russell council’s meeting at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Russell City Hall, 133 W. Eighth. The council […]

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Fifth candidate in running for vacant school board seat »

USD 489

Hays USD 489 has received five applications to fill a vacant seat left by a departing board of education member. Darren Schumacher resigned his seat after a career change forced him to relocate to Manhattan. According to the agenda for the April 14 USD 489 board work session, Sarah Rankin has submitted her name for […]

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Hays firefighters will train this week at Aubel-Bickle »

Hays Fire

From 7:30 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, crews from the Hays Fire Department will practice the procedures used to attack a large fire. This training will be at Aubel-Bickle Park on Sherman Avenue between 27th Street Terrace and 29th Street. The public is invited to observe. The training tests the ability of the […]

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TMP soccer game canceled »

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From Thomas More Prep Marian High School Today’s TMP-Marian soccer game in Wichita has been canceled.

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