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Ellis County Sheriff’s activity log, April 14 – April 15 »


April 14 Civil Transport, 800 block Highway 40, 5:29 a.m. Criminal Transport, Wakeeney, 6:55 a.m. Cattle Out, 2700 block Codell Road, 7:57 a.m. Criminal Transport, El Dorado, 8:27 a.m. Criminal Transport, Wakeeney, 8:56 a.m. Cattle Out, 600 block Highway 40, 8:55 a.m. Criminal Transport, Wakeeney, 11:58 a.m. Motor Vehicle Accident, 2900 block I70, Victoria, 12:00 […]

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Ellis student in cast of Shakespeare comedy at Emporia State »


EMPORIA — Dustin Bittel of Ellis, is a member of the company that will present “As You Like It,” Shakespeare’s beloved comedy about love and mistaken identity. “As You Like It” begins with political intrigue at court and ends with love in the woods. The confusions abound. Orlando loves Rosalind and writes really bad love […]

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HaysMed offers tips during National Foot Health Awareness Month »

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According to the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society, the average person takes 10,000 steps each day and every step can place two to three times of body weight forces on the feet. April is National Foot Health Awareness Month and a time when the experts at the HaysMed Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Center suggest […]

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Investigation into fish kill at Wilson Reservoir continues »

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  Kansas Department of Wildlife Parks and Tourism Staff from the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment are investigating dead and dying fish near the spillway at Wilson Reservoir in Russell County. In late March, KDWPT district fisheries biologist […]

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New Kansas Regents president is western Kansas native »

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TOPEKA–The Kansas Board of Regents acted unanimously Wednesday at its April meeting to appoint Blake Flanders as the next President and Chief Executive Officer of the Kansas Board of Regents. He will begin in his position July 1. Current President and CEO Andy Tompkins also announced his retirement, effective July 1. Flanders currently serves as […]

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Seven arrested at FHSU after months-long drug investigation »


Seven Fort Hays State students were arrested Wednesday for their alleged connection to the distribution of illegal drugs and prescription pills. According to a news release from the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office, a five-month long investigation resulted in the arrest of seven people on suspicion of distribution of marijuana, cocaine, prescription pills, LSD and “Mollies,” […]

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Midwest lineman transferred to Via Christi after electric shock »

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Midwest Energy A Midwest Energy lineman was injured Wednesday while working on a transformer in South Hays. The incident occurred at approximately 11:15 a.m. when a four-man crew was working on a pad mount transformer in Countrywide Estates. One lineman received an electric shock to his arm, and was taken by ambulance to Hays Medical […]

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Celebration hosts women’s conference this weekend »

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Submitted Celebrating Women is hosting “GLOW,” a weekend of friendly fellowship, inspiring worship and amazing speakers — all committed to help women grow in their faith. Featured speaker is Pam Farrel, the author of over 40 books on women and faith. Breakout session speakers are Lisa McGrath and Rebecca Sparks. The conference begins at 7 […]

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HPD arrest log, April 9 to 12 »

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All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Ed Todd Powell, 54, Hays, was arrested at 9:53 p.m. April 9 in the 700 block of East Sixth on suspicion of disorderly conduct. Jason Michael Livesay, 33, Hays, was arrested at 11:37 p.m. April 12 in the 1700 block of Felten […]

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HPD Activity Log April 14 »

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The Hays Police Department responded to 8 animal calls and 17 traffic stops Tuesday, April 14, 2015, according to the HPD Activity Log. Intoxicated Subject–500 block W 7th St, Hays; 1:55 AM Mental Health Call–2700 block Vine St, Hays; 8:13 AM Criminal Damage to Property–100 block E 8th St, Hays; 8:41 AM MV Accident-City Street/Alley–1300 […]

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Plainville golf wins Osborne tournament »

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The Plainville Cardinals golf team won the Osborne Invitational Tuesday in Osborne. The Cardinals combined to shoot a 346 as a team. Osborne was four shots back with a 350. Phillipsburg, Trego and Stockton round out the top five teams. Osborne’s Jake Tiernan was the top individual placer shooting a 78. Emmit Owns from Trego […]

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Robert ‘Bob’ Draper »

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Robert “Bob” Draper, 58, Phoenix AZ, formerly of Hays, died Thursday, November 20, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. He was born October 26, 1956, in Eldorado, KS and was a 1974 graduate of Hays High School. He was a longtime worker in the oilfield in Kansas and California. He is survived by three sons, Shawn Draper […]

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