Ellis Co. Commission agrees to allow outdoor burning

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By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post With the recent rains, outdoor burning in Ellis County still will be allowed as long as favorable conditions remain. Last week, Rural Fire Director Darin Myers lifted the county-wide burn ban because of the amount of rain the county received this month. At Monday night’s Ellis County Commission meeting, the […]

Monarchs beat Colby 8-0


TMP scored five runs in the fourth inning and the Monarchs pitchers held Goodland to just two hits taking game one of a scheduled doubleheader 8-0 Thursday in Hays. Liam Stults held the Cowboys to just two hits and did not allow a run over five innings despite walking six. Stults imporved to 4-2 on […]

Ellis Co. Commission approves letter supporting I-70 travel center

Proposed Big Creek Travel Plaza

By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post A representative from a group interested in building a travel plaza at Interstate 70 and 230th Avenue asked the Ellis County Commission for a letter of support at Monday night’s meeting. Jim Meillensifer, vice president of operations for Colby-based Chance Management, presented the commission with information on the proposed Big […]

County Commission to discuss equipment purchases

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The Ellis County Commission will hear a request to purchase a front end loader and three pickups at Monday night’s meeting. According to County Administrator Greg Sund’s memo to the county commission, the Public Works Department has requested the county allow them to purchase two pickups for the Road and Bridge Department and another pickup […]

TMP baseball sweeps Salina Sacred Heart


The TMP baseball team outscored Salina Sacred Heart 20-3 in a home doubleheader sweep on Thursday. Game 1: TMP 9, Sacred Heart 1 Ryan Ruder allowed just one unearned run over six innings in game one and struck out six to earn the win. The Monarchs scored eight runs in the final three innings in […]

HHS girls 4th; boys 3rd at McPherson

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The Hays High girls had three individual winners and finished fourth as a team at the McPherson track and field meet on Thursday. The Indians finished with 72 team points, five behind third place Valley Center and 31points behind first place. Goddard Eisenhower finished second with 92 points. Ashlyn Parish won the both 100 meter […]

HHS soccer downs Great Bend 3-1


Talyn Kleweno scored a pair of goals and the Hays High girls soccer team won their second straight match Monday 3-1 over Great Bend. The Indians took an early 1-0 lead on Kleweno’s first goal coming in the opening minute of the match. Kleweno added another first-half goal giving the Indians a 2-0 lead at […]