Monarchs win again at AA Legion tournament

American Legion Baseball

Hays’ Ricky Hockett delivered on a two-run double in the fourth inning as the Monarchs picked up a 3-2 win over Doniphan County in the second round of the AA State American Legion tournament Thursday in Colby. The Monarchs took a 1-0 lead in the second on a Justin Pfeifer RBI single scoring Jordan Gottschalk […]

East picks up win in 2015 Kansas Shrine Bowl

The 38th annual Kansas Shrine Bowl All-Star Football Game kicks off at 7pm Saturday at Lewis Field on the Fort Hays State University campus.

The East squad used a potent offense attack and suffocating defense in route to a 21-0 win over the West in the 42nd Annual Kansas Shrine Bowl at Lewis Field Saturday night in Hays. After the West team went three-and-out on their first possession of the game the East marched right down the field and […]

Ellis Co. Commission OKs one new EMS employee, other vacancies tabled

Ellis Co EMS

By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post The Ellis County Commission approved the hiring of one person to fill an opening within the Emergency Medical Services Department at Monday night’s meeting. EMS Director Kerry McCue presented the commission with a request to fill two immediate full-time positions and a third that will be coming open in September. […]

Ellis County Fair really gets started this week

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By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post Ellis County 4-H’ers are getting set to check-in their exhibits as the county fair kicks into full swing this week. Check-in for entries starts at 2 p.m. Monday with weight for livestock from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Judging of all of the exhibits begins Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. and […]

Construction progressing on courthouse and law enforcement center

Construction continues on the jail

Despite some early setbacks construction continues to move forward on the Ellis County Courthouse and Law Enforcement Center. After the Ellis County Commission approved an order giving the contractor – Kansas City-based MW Builders – an extra 48 days to complete the project construction is set to be completed in December. Construction on the $7.169 […]

Ellis County continues to work toward solving budget shortfall

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By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post The Ellis County Commission continued to work through the 2016 budget process at Monday evening’s meeting. Auditor Ken Beran from Adams Brown Beran and Ball once again went before the commission to go through some of the issues as they continue to work through what was at one time an […]

Commission to discuss open administrator position

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The Ellis County Commission will discuss a recent traffic study completed on 230th Avenue and 55th Street at Monday evening’s meeting. The study was commissioned to discuss the possibility of reducing the speed limit on 230th Avenue in the area of Celebration Community Church. The commission will also discuss two open positions within the Public […]