“Author Archive”
Stories written by Hays Post

Grant supports program for healthy cooking options in rural Kansas »

first care clinic logo sqquare

First Care Clinic in Hays has been awarded nearly $3,700 through the Kansas Health Foundation’s Recognition Grants program. The announcement was made Tuesday in a news release. The funding will help support  the clinic’s program “Healthy Cooking Options in Rural Kansas–What To Do When Resources are Limited.” “We have established the trust of our patients attending the […]

Posted in Local | Read More »

HPD activity log, Dec. 16 »

Police feature HPD

The Hays Police Department conducted 12 traffic stops and received four animal calls on Monday, according to the HDP activity log. Oct. 22 Contempt of Court/Fail to Pay 3000 block New Way, 5:00 p.m. Contempt of Court/Fail to Pay 3000 block New Way, 5:00 p.m. Nov. 2 Contempt of Court/Fail to Pay 3000 block New […]

Posted in Local | Read More »

HAWVER: Brownback plan in full effect — for good or ill »

hawver

Gov. Sam Brownback: Fiendishly clever…or not. Boy, how often do you get to write that about a governor? Here’s how this shakes out. Brownback, of course, signed into law massive income tax cuts two years ago, and while the cuts were bigger than he wanted, he’s got them. And, for a very conservative governor, he […]

Posted in Editor's Choice/Opinion,Local | Read More »

Kansas Next Step names Star Student, Teacher for December »

StarStudents

The Board of Directors of Kansas Next Step on Monday announced the Star Student and Teacher of the Month for December. This month’s Star High School Student of the Month is Melissa Pfeifer, an 11th grade student at Thomas More Prep-Marian High School. Melissa is the president of Key Club, a Student Council representative, the […]

Posted in Local | Read More »

New unit hires western Kan. man to combat cattle theft »

Cattle 002

TOPEKA — Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and the Kansas Department of Agriculture have entered into a joint agreement to increase the state’s efforts to combat cattle theft, the agencies announced Monday. Schmidt’s office has formed a new Livestock/Brand Investigation Unit within the office’s consumer protection division and hired longtime Kansas lawman Kendal Lothman to […]

Posted in Local | Read More »

Judy Diane Redburn »

Screen Shot 2014-12-16 at 7.17.31 AM

Judy Diane Redburn, age 65, passed away on Monday, December 15, 2014 at the Park Lane Nursing Home in Scott City, Kansas. She was born on October 4, 1949 in Scott City, Kansas, the daughter of Richard Wayne and Elsie Mae Smith McEachern. A lifetime resident of Scott City, Kansas, she was a homemaker. She […]

Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Website: Hays among Top 10 places in U.S. to open a small business »

Screen Shot 2014-12-16 at 7.09.09 AM

An online ranker has named Hays one of the Top 10 places in America to open a small business. Talent Tribune ranked Hays sixth in the nation, according to a report published Monday. “In Hays, the largest city in northwest Kansas and the home of Fort Hays State University, education and health care are the […]

Posted in Local | Read More »

Dreaming of a White Christmas? Here’s the NWS prediction »

Screen Shot 2014-12-15 at 1.28.08 PM

Dreaming of a White Christmas? The National Weather Service has updated its annual forecast of areas that could be under the white stuff when Christmas morning arrives. Extreme north and northwest Kansas, according to the NWS, has a 26 percent to 40 percent chance to be snow-covered on Dec. 25, while it’s a long shot […]

Posted in Local | Read More »

DAVE SAYS: An unlikely thief »

Dave Ramsey

Dear Dave, I gave my wife $350 for Christmas shopping at Wal-Mart. While she was there with our 6-year-old daughter, she cashed her bonus check to put with the Christmas money. When she tried to check out, the money was gone. My wife even asked our daughter if she took the money out of mommy’s […]

Posted in Editor's Choice/Opinion | Read More »

Drug runner gets 18 years for Russell County bust »

gavel4-300x195

TOPEKA – A driver stopped in western Kansas with more than five pounds of methamphetamine was sentenced Monday to 18 years in federal prison, according to a news release from the office of U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom. Javier Vega, 38, Los Angeles, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. In his plea, […]

Posted in Local | Read More »

TMP chess team earns third in competitive tournament »

Screen Shot 2014-12-15 at 11.39.37 AM

TMP-Marian Thomas More Prep-Marian chess players came home with a trophy from Saturday’s Valley Center tournament, but a third-place version instead of the first place they were able to claim in November at Wichita North. The Erie team, absent from last month’s competition, put up 16 points to finish first. Valley Center, trailing TMP’s chessplayers […]

Posted in Local | Read More »

Hays native wraps up internship for office of Sen. Moran »

moran yunker crop

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., today thanked Nathan Yunker of Hays for serving as a U.S. Senate intern in his Washington office this fall. “Nathan has been doing important work for Kansans and gaining valuable experience that will help him in the future,” Moran said. “I was an intern myself — it’s what […]

Posted in Local | Read More »

EXPLORING KANSAS OUTDOORS: Operation Game Thief »

Gillilandcrop

About this time each year we begin to hear and read stories that all center on the illegal taking of Kansas wildlife. Whether it’s bald eagles being shot, outfitters being investigated for assisting their clients in illegally taking and transporting game, or numerous game law violations intentionally and knowingly committed by people mistakenly calling themselves […]

Posted in Editor's Choice/Opinion | Read More »

Big-Bowl-Challenge-300x50