Home » Local You are browsing entries filed in “Local”

DeBakey sponsors 15th annual free CPR training »

HMC  haysmed

Hays Medical Center It may take only a few minutes, but for the victim of sudden cardiac arrest, it can be the event of a lifetime. Sudden cardiac arrest strikes about 250,000 adults in the United States annually. More than 95 percent of its victims die before reaching a hospital – many because they don’t […]

Posted in Local | Read More »

Arrest made for attempted kidnapping after domestic incident »

Police - Hays 001

Hays Post A Hays man is facing an attempted kidnapping charge after an alleged domestic incident last week in the 100 block of West Fourth. According to Lt. Brandon Wright of the Hays Police Department, James L. Neil, 36, Hays, allegedly broke into the residence approximately 4 a.m. Jan. 24 and attempted to drag his […]

Posted in Local | Read More »

Sunny, cooler Thursday »

Screen Shot 2015-01-29 at 5.26.44 AM

There is a good chance of rain or snow from late Friday through Saturday night, along with colder temperatures into Sunday. It is too early to tell whether temperatures will be cold enough for accumulating snow; but the best chance of this may be Saturday night as colder air arrives. Today Sunny, with a high […]

Posted in Local | Read More »

Ellis County Sheriff’s activity log, Jan. 27 »


Jan. 27 Criminal Transport, Trego County Jail, WaKeeney, 7:05 a.m. Criminal Transport, Trego County Jail, WaKeeney, 7:06 a.m. Miscellaneous Investigation, Hays, 8:43 a.m. Transport, Ford County Jail, Dodge City, 9:00 a.m. Transport, Ford County Jail, Dodge City, 4:59 p.m.    

Posted in Local | Read More »

Ellis man sentenced for federal hunting violations in Ellis County »

Doves seized in Ellis County. Courtesy of KDWPT

WICHITA–Four hunters were sentenced Wednesday for violating the federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act when they took more than 260 mourning doves during a hunt in Ellis County, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said today. Each of the four pleaded guilty to one count of violating the Migratory Bird Treaty Act by exceeding the daily bag limit […]

Posted in Local | Read More »

HPD arrest log, Jan. 22 to 25 »

Police feature HPD

All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Mandy Denis Kutina, 39, McPherson, was arrested at 6:15 p.m. Jan. 23 in the 4300 block of Vine on suspicion of theft. Jordan Lindsey Clarissa Seegmiller, 21, Hays, was arrested at 4:03 a.m. Jan. 24 in the 1000 block of Cody on […]

Posted in Hays Police Department Arrest Log,Local | Read More »

South entrance of Vine Street Dillons closed for road work »

dillons road

City of Hays Public Works Be advised that beginning Wednesday, January 28, APAC-Kansas Inc. has started construction of the south entrance to the east Dillons store off of General Custer Road. The road will be completely closed during construction which is scheduled to be completed by Feb. 13, pending weather conditions. Signs will be in […]

Posted in Local | Read More »

Flu season leads to visitor restrictions at HaysMed »


Hays Medical Center Effective Wednesday, visitors at HaysMed will be restricted due to the flu season. Visitors who have symptoms of influenza (fever, body aches, headache, severe weakness, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose) or are 12 years of age or younger will not be allowed on patient floors. There has been a significant […]

Posted in Local | Read More »

Hays Academy of Hair Design sweeps the competition »

Hays Academy  logo 2

Hays Academy of Hair Design, with locations in Hays and Salina, took home the top three places and had six students in the top 10 of the annual Sassoon International Connection School cut and color competition in Long Beach, Calif. Julie Lang, La Crosse, took home the top honors; Phoenix Hobdell, Stockton, was second; and […]

Posted in Local | Read More »

Reception for former Commerce president set for Thursday »

commerce bank

A retirement reception for Tom Thomas is scheduled this week at Commerce Bank. Thomas spent nearly a quarter-century at the bank. He retired as market president at the end of 2013 and has spent the last year serving in an advisory capacity. He was replaced by Deron O’Connor on Jan. 1, 2014. The reception is […]

Posted in Local | Read More »

Tuesday’s heat wave sets January record »


The Hays area received a record-setting dose of summer in the middle of winter on Thursday. The official high temperature of 86 shattered records, according to statistics from the K-State Ag Research Center. The previous high in Jan. 27 was in 1934 when the mercury hit 70 degrees. Tuesday also matched the all-time high for […]

Posted in Local | Read More »

Victoria announces candidates for Friday’s annual Snowball »

Snowball 2015

  VICTORIA — Candidates for Victoria’s annual Snowball celebration have been announced. The crowning ceremony is scheduled for halftime of the boys basketball game Friday against La Crosse. The girls game is scheduled to tip at approximately 6:30 p.m. Friday.  

Posted in Local | Read More »

County facilities in flux, jury trials moved to Ellis Co. Fairgrounds »


By BECKY KISER and JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post Jury trials in Ellis County District Court will be held at the Ellis County Fairgrounds while reconstruction continues at the Ellis County Courthouse and Law Enforcement Center. The first is scheduled for Wednesday. According to 23rd Judicial District Court Administrator Phil Fielder, 45 potential jurors will arrive […]

Posted in Local | Read More »