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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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Frances L. Wright »

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Frances L. Wright, 100, Hays, died Monday, September 08, 2014 at the Via Christi Villages. She was born January 16, 1914 in Calhan, Colorado the daughter of Arthur S. and Nellie R. (Dewell) Miller. She assembled aircraft at Boeing during World War II and was a ward secretary in addition to being a housewife and […]

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Norma Carlson »

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Norma Carlson of Pharr, Texas, passed peacefully away September 4, 2014 in the WaKeeney hospital.  She was 91 years of age. Norma was born in Salina, Kansas to Harold and Mildred (Fulton) Stephenson. On June 21, 1942 she was united in marriage to Richard Carlson in Mentor, Kansas. They enjoyed 71 years of marriage together, […]

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Lillian G. (Maddy) Lawson »

Lillian G. (Maddy) Lawson was born on August 8, 1918, in Rooks County, KS, to Lester and Lydia (Borin) Maddy. She passed away September 7, 2014 at the Rawlins County Hospital in Atwood, KS. Lillian attended Stockton, KS schools and graduated in 1936. She attended one semester at Kansas State University. Illness forced her to […]

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Alvin ‘Al’ Pfannenstiel »


Alvin “Al” Pfannenstiel, age 90, of Leawood, Kansas formerly of Great Bend and Hays, passed away Sunday, September 7, 2014 at Sweet Life of Brookdale in Overland Park. He was born October 20, 1923 in Munjor, Kansas to Joe B. and Pauline (Befort) Pfannenstiel. Al graduated from Hays High School in 1942. He married Mildred […]

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Robert Nowlin »

Robert Nowlin, age 87, of WaKeeney, past away Monday, September 8, 2014, at Trego Lemke Memorial Hospital in WaKeeney. Schmitt Funeral Home of WaKeeney is in charge of arrangements.

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Elenora Selenke »

Elenora Selenke, age 100, passed away, Sunday, September 7, 2014, at Prairie Senior Living Complex, in Colby. Services are pending with Schmitt Funeral Home of Quinter.

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HPD arrest log, Sept. 1 to 3 »

Police feature HPD

All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Christian Edward Swigart, 18, Hays, was arrested at 6:55 p.m. Sept. 3 in the 1500 block of West 12th on suspicion of failure to report an accident and leaving the scene of an accident. Shandra Esther Patricia Cosgriff, 32, Hays, was arrested […]

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Helen C. Ediger »

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Helen C. Ediger, age 87, went to be in the presence of the Lord Jesus on the morning of September 5, 2014. She was born July 15, 1927 to Bernhardt (BH) Doerksen and Marie F (Classen) Doerksen on the family farm in rural Meade County, Kansas. She lived all but several years in Meade County […]

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James ‘Mike’ Frost »

James “Mike” Frost, age 69, of WaKeeney, passed away Saturday, September 6, 2014, at Hays Medical Center. Services are pending with Schmitt Funeral Home of WaKeeney.

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Found Dog 9/5/14 »

Lost Pet

A white shitzu wearing a red tag with veterinary tags from Amarillo, TX was found on the west side of Hays near 27th and Hall. If it is your dog, please contact Hays Animal Patrol at 785-625-1011.

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Pauline Cecilia Herl »

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HAYS — Pauline Cecilia Herl, age 89, died Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Hays Medical Center, Hays, Kansas. She was born October 11, 1924, in Hays, Kansas, to Alex and Pauline (Schwalyer) Kisner. She married Bruno T. Herl on July 28, 1947. He died October 18, 1979. Survivors include two sons, Dennis W. Herl and […]

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Norma Jane Carlson »

Norma Jane Carlson, age 92, of WaKeeney, passed away Thursday, September 4, 2014 at Trego County Lemke Memorial Hospital of WaKeeney. Schmitt Funeral Home of WaKeeney is in charge of arrangments.

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