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Free screening of ‘Heaven is for Real’ will be Friday at Celebration »

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Submitted by Celebration Community Church Based on the No. 1 New York Times best-selling book, ‘Heaven is for Real’ recounts the true story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son’s extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. The movie stars Academy Award nominee Greg Kinnear (Best Supporting Actor, […]

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The Forum: GOP candidate for governor Jennifer Winn »

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In the latest episode of The Forum, Gary Shorman of Eagle Communications talks with Republican candidate for governor Jennifer Winn, Wichita. Winn is facing incumbent Gov. Sam Brownback in the Aug. 5 Republican primary. Click HERE for the entire interview.

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2014 chip seal project scheduled to begin Wednesday in Hays »

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Beginning Wednesday, the 2014 chip seal repair project will begin. Various streets in the area between Vine and Canterbury streets from East 13th to East 29th streets will be restricted to the traveling public during the application of the seal coat. Click on the map for specific locations. Crews will begin at the south end […]

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Only minor damage after HFD fights AC fire at City Hall »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post The Hays City Fire Department fought a small fire in their own backyard Saturday as one of the six air conditioners for Hays City Hall caught on fire. According to HFD Chief Gary Brown, the firefighters, whose department is connected to City Hall, noticed smoke coming from the air conditioner […]

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Ellis Co. Commission will hold special meeting to finalize budget »

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By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post The Ellis County Commission is expected to have a special meeting this week to wrap up talks on the 2015 budget. At last week’s county commission meeting, Administrator Greg Sund said the county is still approximately $76,811 short of a balanced budget. Sund said adjustments still need to be made […]

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HPD gears up for second annual bike-safety event »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post Many kids soon will be riding their bikes to school, and officers from the Hays Police Department bike patrol want to ensure those kids know the “rules of the road.” The Hays Police Department will hold its second annual Bike Rodeo from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 9 at […]

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Community Connection: Jessica Younker, USD 489 nutrition services »

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In the latest episode of Community Connection, Eagle’s Mike Cooper talked with Hays USD 489 Nutrition Services Director Jessica Younker. Click HERE for the entire interview.

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Poster contest aims to Put the Brakes on Fatalities »


Kansas Department of Transportation TOPEKA — All Kansas kids ages 5 to 13 are encouraged to enter artwork in the 13th annual poster contest for Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day — a nationwide effort to increase roadway safety and reduce traffic fatalities. The Kansas Department of Transportation announced Monday that three statewide winners will […]

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Rodeo world champions on their way to Phillipsburg »


PHILLIPSBURG — Some of the biggest stars in the rodeo world will be in Phillipsburg from July 31 to Aug. 2. During that weekend and the days preceding it, Kansas becomes the destination of many pro rodeo contestants as they compete at four Sunflower State rodeos: Phillipsburg, Abilene, Hill City, and Dodge City, and two […]

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July expected to end with more rainfall, NWS predicts »

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After a rainy June, July has produced just more than 2 inches of rainfall in Hays. That could change, as the National Weather Service in Dodge City is predicting a rainy week — with the chance of storms beginning tonight and running through Thursday. There is a slight chance of storms late tonight and early […]

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HPD activity log, July 25 to 27 »

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The Hays Police Department conducted 16 traffic stops on Friday, 24 on Saturday and 16 on Sunday, according to the HPD activity log. The department also received 17 animal calls over the three-day period. July 25 Water use violation, 3800 block Post Road, 1:44 a.m. Driving under the influence, 1100 block Downing, 2:13 a.m. Water […]

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HPD arrest log, July 21 to 23 »

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All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Darin Todd Sheffer, 44, Hays, was arrested at 3:21 p.m. July 23 in the 700 block of Vine on suspicion of drug distribution and possession of drug paraphernalia. Sean Thomas McCurdy, 26, Hays, was arrested at 2:01 a.m. July 23 in the […]

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Wedding, engagement, anniversary? Let Hays Post spread the word »

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Getting married? Have a milestone anniversary? Want to share the good news about your wedding ceremony? Send your society announcements to Hays Post for FREE publication. Email announcements to admin@hayspost.com. Photos are encouraged.

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