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Habitat for Humanity of Ellis County Board Meeting »

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity of Ellis County Board Meetings are the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7 pm at First United Methodist Church, 305 W. 7th Street, Hays. Park at the back of the church in the lot across the street from Taco Shop. Go in the back door and up the stairs. The meetings are […]

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Margaret Umberger »

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Margaret Umberger, 83, of Oakley, died Sunday, October 12, 2014 at Gove County Medical Center. She was born March 13, 1931, in Larned, KS to William and Katie (Schneider) Schraeder. She graduated from Larned High School. Margaret was united in marriage with Cody Umberger on September 6, 1950. She worked at Larned State Hospital and […]

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Ella P. Johnson »

Former Phillipsburg resident Ella P. Johnson passed away Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014 at the Redbud Village in Plainville, KS at the age of 98. She was born March 11, 1916 in Phillips County to Ralph & Laura (Schulke) Johnson.  Ella was a retired elementary school teacher. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne […]

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Lost Bike 10/13/14 »

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Missing a Giant Roam 2 bycicle, black in color with gray lettering. 27 speed, 32 inch tires, disc brakes. Offering a $75 reward if found and returned in working order. Last seen Saturday morning in the 1300 block of Fort Street, Hays. Call 785-625-2578 and ask for Todd Haskell.  

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HPD arrest log, Oct. 6 to 8 »

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All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Cory Collin Post, 23, Hays, was arrested at 9:57 p.m. Oct. 8 in the 100 block of Ash on suspicion of drug possession, possession of drug paraphernalia, and furnishing alcohol to a minor. Arthur Larry Gonzalez Jr., 28, Hays, was arrested Oct. […]

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Viola M. Yost »

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Viola Mae Yost, age 99, passed away peacefully of natural causes on October 7, 2014, at Locust Grove Village in La Crosse, Kansas. She was born Viola Mae Wimmer in Harlan, Kansas, on July 25, 1915, to Harvey Lester and Mary Ann Zion Wimmer. Viola graduated from Portis High School, attended college at York College […]

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Ruby B. Barrows »

Ruby B. Barrows, 88, of Leawood, Kansas, passed away on October 7, 2014. Ruby was born on March 29, 1926, the daughter of Ralph and Pearl Black, in rural Ellsworth County, Kansas. As an infant, her parents and grandparents moved to Ness County, Kansas. She was a graduate of Ness City High School in 1944. […]

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HPD arrest log, Oct. 2 to 5 »

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All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Aaron Scott Wahrman, 26, Plainville, was arrested at 1:18 p.m. Oct. 5 in the 200 block of East 32nd on suspicion of drug possession, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. James Drew Epke, 25, Alexander, […]

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Charles F. ‘Freddie’ Reed »

Charles F. “Freddie” Reed passed away Monday, October 7, 2014, at Hays Medical Center in Hays, Kansas, at the age of 87. He was born May 20, 1927, to Charles Frederic “Fred” and Mary Adolphene “Addie” (Griebel) Reed in rural Rooks County, Kansas. Freddie grew up in Rooks County and graduated from Webster High School […]

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Richard Harlan Tustin »

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Richard Harlan Tustin was born September 22, 1936, at Hadley Hospital in Hays to Harlan and Lorane Elizabeth (Pearce) Tustin. He died October 7, 2014, at the Gove County Medical Center having just turned 78. Richard attended Liberty, Gove and Oakley grade schools and graduated from Oakley High School with the class of 1955, the […]

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Forrest K. Strecker »

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HAYS, Kan. — Forrest K. Strecker, age 84, died Wednesday, October 8, 2014, at Hays Medical Center Hays, Kansas. He was born February 6, 1930, in Russell, Kansas, to Julian and Anna (Steinle) Strecker. He married Phyllis (Hopkins) on September 4, 1954, in Wilson, Kansas. He started in the Hays Drivers License Examinations Office and […]

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Delwin L. Dougherty »

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Delwin L. Dougherty, 90, passed away Saturday, October 4, 2014 at the Catholic Care Center in Wichita, KS, surrounded by loving family. He was born July 9, 1924 in Plainville, KS to Floyd and Ethel Ardna (Edson) Dougherty. On February 15, 1943, he married Armella Pfannenstiel at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hays, KS. He was […]

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Richard H. Tustin »

Richard H. Tustin, age 78, of Gove, passed away Tuesday, October 7, 2014, at Gove County Medical Center in Quinter. Schmitt Funeral Home of Quinter is handling arrangements.

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