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‘Giving Back to Ellis': Remember the Foundation »

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Community Foundation of Ellis As we approach the end of the year, many individuals are continuing their efforts of gifting local charities or organizations that are dear to their hearts. The Community Foundation of Ellis would like to encourage individuals to invest in their community also. During the month of November, the foundation started their […]

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Newman president: Four-year degrees are offered in Dodge »

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Last month, Patrick Lowry, Hays Daily News editor and publisher, penned an editorial critical of Dodge City Community College President Don Woodburn. As Mr. Lowry speculated about a potential DCCC and Fort Hays State merger in his article, he mistakenly stated it would give “Dodge City a four-year institution for the first time since 1992 […]

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Art group: Thank you, Hays! »

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The Society of Layerists in Multi-Media national conference in Hays (Oct. 1 to 5) was a winner thanks to the warm hospitality we received from the local residents and nearby communities. There were 40 of us who came from coast-to-coast) to participate in workshops, open studios, a bus trip to Lucas and Victoria, and shared […]

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Orman: The courage of staying positive »

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This is not a post-mortem piece on what went wrong or could have gone better. I am only going to express a few things about the Greg Orman campaign that I learned about the character of Kansas and the difficulty of mounting the first serious challenge by an Independent against an entrenched Republican Senator in […]

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Big First Tea Party endorses Roberts »

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Though The Big First Tea Party endorsed Dr. Milton Wolf for Senate in the GOP primary, we are honored to endorse Senator Pat Roberts for re-election on Tuesday, November 4th. Pat Roberts has done many good things for Kansas through the years, especially in the agriculture and oil industries in Kansas, and Kansas can not […]

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Democrats scrape the bottom of the barrel »

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Liberal extremists continue to paint Gov. Sam Brownback and Republican legislators as indifferent to the concerns of students, parents, the elderly and disadvantaged. No doubt the low-information voters who’ve fallen for the left’s slogans and soundbites see Paul Davis and fellow Democrats as champions of fair play and common decency, the logical and reasonable alternative […]

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Past presidents of Kansas Bar back Davis for governor »

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An open letter from many of the past presidents of the Kansas Bar Association: Kansans have a right to expect their judges to be independent and not obligated to any person, religion or organization when deciding cases. In 1957, we enshrined that ideal in the state Constitution by providing for an independent nominating commission to […]

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Crossing party lines to vote for Senate challenger »

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One definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different outcomes. Democrats and Republicans in Congress seem to spend all their time yelling across the aisle at each other, playing partisan games, then wondering why the real problems do not get solved. Budgets don’t get passed, and gridlock is a […]

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Hays church celebrates paying off loan early »

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Submitted by Celebration Community Church As they did with their first building, Celebration Community Church has again paid their building loan off in less than half the length of the loan, saving $321,300 in interest. Celebration Community Church celebrated paying off the 15,000s square-foot addition by burning their mortgage in each of their five Sunday […]

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DDS Give a big success … again! »

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The third annual DDS Give event this year was held Sept. 17. This charitable event is the result of area dentists uniting to give back to our communities by providing free dental care in their own facilities to our fellow friends, neighbors and their children who don’t have the means to pay for their own […]

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Brownback caves on wind energy in exchange for Koch money »

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One of the few issues on which Governor Brownback and I have agreed is the importance of wind energy and the Renewable Portfolio Standard for Kansas. Unfortunately, Sam Brownback has caved on this issue. After almost a decade of advocating for wind energy, he now says he is in favor of repealing the RPS. The […]

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What is Big Brothers Big Sisters? »

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Most of you have heard about Big Brothers Big Sisters, but may not be too familiar with what they do. It is a program that provides one-on-one mentors for children from dysfunctional backgrounds who need a strong, positive role model. The local program started here in Hays in 2000 as a way to help at […]

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Response to Roberts by Traditional Republicans for Common Sense »

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It’s sad and more than just a little pitiful that after 34 years in Congress and three terms in the US Senate Pat Roberts is allowing his managers to resort to finger pointing in a desperate attempt to hold his seat in the Senate. This is exactly what’s so wrong about politics in this country […]

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