The Hays Police Department responded to 7 animal calls and 23 traffic stops Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, according to the HPD Activity Log. Drug Offenses–300 block E 8th St, Hays; 1:02 AM Driving Under the Influence–300 block W 8th St, Hays; 2:05 AM Injury w/Weapon–2200 block Canterbury Dr, Hays; 4:51 AM Animal At Large–200 block […]
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians started nationwide celebrations Thursday to commemorate the anniversary of the 1979 revolution that ousted a pro-Western monarchy and brought Islamists to power. State television aired footage of rallies in Tehran and other cities and towns across the country, many of them in frigid winter weather conditions. The demonstrators chanted traditional […]
The Hays Soroptimist Club will host Ernie Bigg’s Dueling Pianos next month in downtown Hays. The event will be 6 p.m. Saturday, March 19, at the Schenk Building at the Ellis County Fairgrounds. Tickets are $50 in advance or $75 at the door, and include a dinner of prime rib and chicken by TK’s Smokehaus. […]
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The estate of a University of Kansas graduate who helped develop the atomic bomb has donated $1.8 million to establish a new professorship in physics. The Lawrence Journal World reports that the KU Endowment announced Wednesday that the gift comes from Ernest Klema and his late wife Virginia Klema, who also […]
Harlie Duane Hahn, age 79, passed away on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at Wichita County Health Center in Leoti, Kansas. Mr. Hahn was born June 21, 1936 at Burlington, Colorado, the son of Morris E. & Rena (Nickelson) Hahn. Mr. Hahn graduated from high school in Sharon Springs, KS. He was a rancher/farmer while also […]
A Colby bar and grill has some of the best hot wings in the state of Kansas, according to online ranker OnlyInYourState.com. Wings at Twister’s Bar & Grill ranked sixth, according to the ranking. Click HERE for the entire listing. Who serves your favorite wings? Comment below!
STAFFORD -Fire investigators are working to determine the cause of a fire at a home Wednesday morning in Stafford. The volunteer fire department brought the fire in a house at 415 South Keystone under control quickly. It is possible the home will be considered a total loss, according to a report from the Stafford County […]
Hays, Kansas – Elmer A. Hertel, age 90, died Wednesday, February 10, 2016, at the Parkview Care Center Osborne, Kansas. He was born May 6, 1925, in Munjor, Kansas to Peter A. and Amelia (Sander) Hertel. He married Aletha (Leiker) on November 21, 1949 at Munjor, Kansas. He was a farmer and was a mechanic […]
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Two Kansas City brothers have been ordered to stand trial in the death of an aspiring rapper from suburban Olathe. The Kansas City Star reports that a Johnson County judge found sufficient evidence Wednesday to try 34-year-old Dale Willis and 28-year-old James Willis on a first-degree murder charge. They are […]
ELLIS — “Heart Health: Saving Women and Children First” will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, at the Ellis Public Library meeting room. The speaker will be Dr. Elizabeth Ashworth, a cardiothoracic and vascular surgeon. This event is free and open to the public, and handout material will be provided. The session is sponsored […]
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U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran WASHINGTON, D.C.– U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) has announced that he will visit Phillipsburg as part of his Kansas Listening Tour tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 12. Area residents are encouraged to attend and share feedback with Sen. Moran on the critical issues facing Kansas and the nation. The issues Sen. Moran focuses […]
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police say a 26-year-old man has been killed in a drive-by shooting in Wichita. Patrol North Capt. Brian White said that a shooting was reported around 11:45 a.m. Wednesday. White said that a man, who has not been identified, was shot several times as he stood in the fenced yard of […]