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Hedwig (Rohr) Staab »

Hedwig (Rohr) Staab, age 93, passed away  January 26, 2014, in Tucson, Ariz. She was born December 15, 1920 in Munjor, KS. Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Monday, April 21, 2014, at St. Catherine Catholic Church in Catharine. Inurnment will follow in the church cemetery. Arrangements in care of Brock’s Funeral Chapel, 2509 Vine, […]

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Jesse Daniel Pfannenstiel »

Jesse Daniel Pfannenstiel, age 40, of Woodston died Friday April 18, 2014, north of Hays, Kansas, due to a automobile accident. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Tuesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Plainville. Visitation will be Monday 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM and Tuesday 12:30 PM until service time all at the church. […]

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Perry A. Corke »


Perry A. Corke, age 87, of Quinter, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Gove County Medical Center – Long Term Care.  He was born November 10, 1926 in rural Sheridan County to Ray G. and Rena Floy (Breeden) Corke.  He was a Hoxie High School graduate.  Perry went on to serve our country during […]

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Habitat for Humanity of Ellis County ReStore »

Habitat for Humanity

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 2 pm on Saturdays.  Donations of building materials, furniture and appliances are accepted during business hours. ReStore Pick ups and Deliveries: Deliveries will be […]

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Adam Dean Denning »

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LAWRENCE — Adam Dean Denning age 38, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at his apartment in Lawrence. He was born May 24, 1975, in Wichita, Kansas. He was an computer code writer of software and was a chief project engineer. He spent most of his adult years in Lawrence, Kansas. He was a 1993 graduate […]

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June M. McKinley »

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Longtime WaKeeney resident June M. McKinley passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita.  She was 87 years of age.  June was born January 21, 1927, in WaKeeney, to Ralph R. and Bertha M. (Britt) Berry. On March 25, 1944, June was united in marriage to Andrew E. McKinley in […]

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Perry Corke »

Perry Corke, age 87, Quinter, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Gove County Medical Center Long Term Care. Services are pending with Schmitt Funeral Home of Quinter.

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HPD arrest log, April 10 to 13 »

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All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Quaid Calvin Haase, 19, Hays, was arrested at 11:54 p.m. April 12 in the 500 block of West Seventh on suspicion of underage purchase/consumption of alcohol.

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Hays student takes part in Texas symposium »

GEORGETOWN, Texas — Anne Bannister, Hays, was among the students who participated in Southwestern University’s 2014 Research and Creative Works Symposium, which was held April 8. Bannister presented a creative work titled “Warm of Heart: A Visual Story of Rural Thailand.” The research was done with Professor Mary Visser. Southwestern University is a selective, nationally […]

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Hays agency earns statewide honors »

The Brian Ruder Agency, with American Family Insurance, was selected as the state of Kansas agency of the month in March. In order to be eligible for the recognition, an agent has to be with American Family for two years, have positive growth within the agency, and obtain specific criteria regarding the number of applications […]

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Dr. Howard C. Reynolds »

Dr. Howard C. Reynolds, age 99 of Hays, KS passed away April 10, 2014 at Hays Medical Center. He was born May 1, 1914 to George Washington and Marion Irene (Spear) Reynolds in Seward County, Nebraska. He was a 1931 graduate of Seward High School; U.S. Army WW II Veteran; earned his BS, Masters and […]

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Helen Marie Aust »

Helen Marie Aust, age 75 of Ellis, passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014 at Trego County Lemke Memorial Hospital in WaKeeney. She was born May 28, 1938 in rural Ellis, Kansas to John and Maria (Homburg) Aust. She graduated from Ellis High School in 1956. Helen was a long time secretary for IMA Insurance of […]

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John E. Kundred »

John E. Kundred, age 90, of Hays passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014 at Harvard Square Assisted Living in Aurora, CO where he had been a resident since January of 2014. He was born September 9, 1923 in Shenandoah, PA to Alex and Anna Kundred. He graduated in 1941 from J.W. Cooper High School in […]

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