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Hospital management company details attack on patient records »

community health systems

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) — Hospital operator Community Health Systems says a cyberattack took information on more than 4 million patients from its computer network earlier this year. The Franklin, Tennessee, company says no medical or credit card records were taken in the attack, which may have happened in April and June. But Community says the […]

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Brownback ducks jabs with Roadmap 2.0 »


Remember those stories that start with the “a guy walks into a bar with a duck under his arm?” That idea can go a bunch of ways…and if you buy the premise (that duck under his arm), you’ll enjoy the story. Well, selling an idea worked for now-Gov. Sam Brownback four years ago. He had […]

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Hays Fire Department responds to Sunday night building fire »

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At 9:48 p.m. Sunday, the Hays Fire Department, assisted by the Hays Police Department and Ellis County EMS, responded to a building fire at 1106 Vine, Lot 115. On arrival, firefighters found a small fire burning in the area of the clothes dryer in a mobile home. The fire was quickly extinguished by firefighters using […]

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FHSU faculty members honored at annual convocation »

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FHSU University Relations As part of last week’s annual convocation ceremony, several Fort Hays State University faculty members were honored. Dr. Dosse Toulaboe, professor of economics, finance and accounting, was named this year’s President’s Distinguished Scholar. Toulaboe, who receives a medallion and a $1,500 cash award, was selected by President Hammond from recommendations forwarded to […]

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Hays Arts Council ready for Fall Art Walk »


The Hays Arts Council’s 2014 Fall Art Walk will be 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, with events continuing into Saturday, as well. A complete listing of Friday’s events and exhibits: Hays Arts Center, 112 E. 11th “There’s No Place Like Home” National Conference Exhibition of the Society of Layerists in Multi-Media Body + Soul Day […]

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‘The Expendables 3’ is out of its prime »

Gerstner James crop

What is there left to say about “The Expendables?” It’s a franchise of few words to begin with, but after three installments the novelty, among other things, is starting to wear a little thin. Sylvester Stallone and a cavalcade of other 80s and 90s action stars again team up to face off against a sinister […]

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Final 4-H County Fair recipe is a winner »

Linda Beech

The final 4-H recipe from the 2014 County Fair is a decadent cake exhibited by Haley Robben from the Victoria Vikings 4-H Club. This beautiful 3-layer cake was the senior champion in the 4-H Foods division. Try it for your next special occasion. Pistachio Cake For the cake: 1 cup shelled pistachios 2-1/2 cups cake […]

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REMINDER: Freddy’s, foundation team up to raise money »


The Community Foundation of Ellis is teaming with a Hays restaurant to help raise funds for the Ellis Food Box. From 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Freddy’s will donate 15 percent of sales from dine-in and drive-through orders to the food pantry. Customers are asked to mention the Ellis Food Box drive when ordering.

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‘Faces of depression’ the topic of special NAMI presentation »


The Hays chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will have a series of events Sept. 8. From 6 to 7 p.m., the NAMI Connections Recovery Support Group will meet. From 7 to 8 p.m., special guest Ken Loos of High Plains Mental Health Center will present “The Many Faces of Depression.” And, from […]

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The great college textbook scam »


$200 would buy your college books for a whole year in 1960. Today, a single book can exceed that cost. Why is textbook cost so high when the actual costs of printing have declined? The answer is two-fold: 1) the digital “revolution” and 2) the professors select the textbook and the students have to buy […]

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John Allen Anschutz »

John Allen Anschutz, 67, of Topeka, Kansas and former Russell resident, died on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at the Stormont-Vale Health Care Center in Topeka. John is survived by his brothers Don Anschutz and wife Marlene of Russell, Jim Anschutz and wife Mary Ann from Midland, Michigan and Wayne Anschutz and wife Betty of Hoover […]

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LeRoy Paul Scott »

LeRoy Paul Scott, 71, of Luray, Kansas, and longtime resident of Hill City, Kansas, died on Friday, August 15, 2014, at the Hays Medical Center in Hays, Kansas. LeRoy was born on February 21, 1943, in Penokee, Kansas, the son of Roy “Socks” and Georgia A. (Post) Scott.  He grew up in the Graham County […]

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Pavement repairs will close block of East 15th »

Roadclosed construction

Beginning Monday, pavement repairs will begin in the 2200 block of East 15th Street. This section of East 15th will be completely closed. Signs will be in place to direct the traveling public. The traveling public should use caution and, if at all possible, avoid this area. This section of work should be completed by […]

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