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Loyal R. Mapes »

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Loyal R. Mapes, 93, Hays, died Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Via Christi Villages in Hays. He was born March 7, 1921 in rural Norton County, Kansas the son of Elmer and Blanche (Mathes) Mapes. He graduated from Norton Community High School in 1938. He married Beulah States October 3, 1940. He then entered into […]

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Habitat for Humanity of Ellis County ReStore »

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Habitat for Humanity of Ellis County has a ReStore in Hays! The ReStore is located at the south end of The Mall with an outside entrance.  Hours are 9 am to noon on Saturdays.  Donations of building materials, furniture and appliances are accepted during business hours. ReStore Pick ups and Deliveries: Deliveries will be made […]

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Found Kitten 7/22/14 »

Lost Pet

Found small black kitten with white paws and white chest. Has a red collar with white bones on it. Out front of Kramer Electrics, 307 W. 10th, Hays, KS.

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Vernon Leland Stoecker »

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Visitation services for Vernon Leland Stoecker, 88, of Lawrence, KS will be held at 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence, KS.  He died on July 19, 2014 at Pioneer Ridge.  He had lived in Lawrence since 2009. Funeral services will be held at the Oakley United Methodist […]

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HPD arrest log, July 17 to 20 »

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Megan Rose Tibke, 23, Phillipsburg, was arrested at 5:10 p.m. July 19 in the 100 block of West 12th on suspicion of failure to appear. Craig Alan Klaus, 34, Hays, was arrested at 4:33 p..m. July 19 in the 100 block of West 12th on suspicion of failure to appear. Roberto Fausto Chavez-Juarez, 23, Hays, […]

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Gerald Eugene ‘Butch’ Schartz »

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Gerald Eugene “Butch” Schartz, age 60, of Ellis, passed away Friday, July 18, 2014, in Ellis. He was born March 23, 1954, in Hays, Kansas to Gerald N. and Shirley (Ross) Schartz. He graduated from Hays High School in 1972 and received a Bachelor’s in Sociology from Fort Hays State University.  He married Lois Holste in […]

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Carol Dee Collins »

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Carol Dee Collins, 69, Overland Park, Ks, concluded her life peacefully, July 15, 2014, after a lengthy battle with cancer. Carol was born August 1, 1944, and was raised in Plainville, Ks by her loving parents Kenneth and Mary Ann (Windholtz) Resley-Walters. She attended elementary and high school in Plainville, then a year of college […]

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2014 Ellis County Fair Judging Results (UPDATE) »

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The 2014 Ellis County Fair is July 12-19. A schedule of events is available at the Ellis County Fair Website. For photos of the 4-H judging and other activities during this year’s Ellis County Fair, visit the Facebook page Ellis County 4-H – It’s Legit! Beef – Senior Champion Showman – Conrad Vajnar Senior Reserve Champion Showman – Lane Pfannenstiel […]

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Robert Lee ‘Bob’ Dreher »

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Robert Lee “Bob” Dreher, 63, Hays, died Thursday, July 17, 2014 at his home. He was born March 9, 1951 in Hays, Kansas the son of Wendelin and Sophia (Dreiling) Dreher.  On June 19, 1971 he married Lois A. Weber in Hays.  He worked for Frito Lay in Hays for many years, retiring in 2012.  […]

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HPD arrest log, July 14 to 16 »

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Lucas Gabriel Brull, 19, Hays, was arrested at 3:25 a.m. July 16 in the 3700 block of Autumn Lane on suspicion of purchase/consumption of alcoholic liquor/cereal malt beverage by a minor Kyle Jon Kuhn, 21, Hays, was arrested at 12:38 a.m. July 16 in the 100 block of East 7th on suspicion of driving under […]

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Road Closure for Blues & BBQ Event »

Blues, BBQ and Bargains

City of Hays Beginning Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 5:00pm, Main Street from Elm to 3rd Street and the 100 blk of West 3rd Street will be closed for the events surrounding the 6th Annual Blues and BBQ. Vehicle traffic in the 300 blk of Main Street will also be closed to through traffic, but […]

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Advisory: 29th & Oak – Pavement Repairs »

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City of Hays Beginning Monday, July 21, pavement repairs will begin at 29th and Oak. Traffic will be restricted to one lane on Oak Street. 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 […]

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Ellis County Fair; horseshoe tournament moved »

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Ellis County Fair The Ellis County Fair Horseshoe tournament has been moved to a different location. The tournament will be held at the northeast corner of the Beef Show Arena. Sign-up begins at 7:00 p.m. The tournament will begin immediately following the beef show.

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