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Free developmental screenings offered in Rush, Ellis counties »

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Hays Area Children’s Center, in cooperation with Hays Interagency Coordinating Council, will offer free developmental screenings for children in Ellis and Rush counties. Screenings will be Tuesday, June 16, at Hays Area Children’s Center, 94 Lewis Drive in Hays. The screenings are for children ages birth to 3. The screenings help track progress in several […]

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Partly sunny, chance of thunderstorms »

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Severe weather is likely this evening across portions of southwest Kansas. Heavy rain is also expected and could linger through the overnight is a few areas. Today A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South southeast […]

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3 flown for treatment after Trego Co. rollover accident »


WAKEENEY- Three people were injured in an accident just before 9 p.m. on Tuesday in Trego County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2005 Kia Sedona driven by Shawn Michael Kern, 41, Kona, HI., was southbound on 300 Avenue five miles northeast of WaKeeney and topped the crest of a hill. The driver lost control […]

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Coaches awards and team intros at HRC Opening Day Celebration »

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By BECKY KISER Hays Post Summer starts a little early at the Hays Recreation Commission. The HRC 2nd Annual Opening Day celebration will be tonight, Wednesday, May 27. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. as ball games and a hot dog feed get underway. Cost of a hot dog meal is $4 and includes chips and a water. […]

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Ellis County Sheriff’s activity log, May 22 – May 25 »


May 18 Harassment, 700 block West 11th, 12:00 p.m. May 21 Civil Transport, milepost 155 I70, 11:52 p.m. May 22 Warrant Service, 3000 New Way, 1:11 a.m. Criminal Transport, Wakeeney, 7:52 a.m. Criminal Transport, Wakeeney, 10:32 a.m. Criminal Transport, Topeka, 11:02 a.m. Criminal Transport, 2000 block Vine, 11:35 a.m. Obstruction of Legal Process, 200 block […]

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Memorial Day ceremonies from Hays, WaKeeney set to air »

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Eagle TV is offering a chance to revisit Memorial Day ceremonies honoring veterans. Services from the American Legion in Hays and Kansas Veterans’ Cemetery in WaKeeney will be broadcast on Eagle Channels 14 and 614 through the weekend. The schedule is: Thursday at 1pm – Hays Friday at 1pm – Wakeeney Saturday at 2pm – […]

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HPD Activity Log May 22-25 »

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The Hays Police Department responded to 12 animal calls and 20 traffic stops Friday, May 22, 2015, according to the HPD Activity Log. Driving While Suspended/Revoked–200 block W 8th St, Hays; 12:01 AM Driving While Suspended/Revoked–500 block Main St, Hays; 12:42 AM Underage Possession of CMB/LIQ–500 block W 7th St, Hays; 12:59 AM Welfare Check–2200 […]

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Archeology field school will be at prehistoric site near Hays »

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Kansas Historical Society TOPEKA — Between 500 and 1100 CE, the treeless western Kansas plains were inhabited by people who made pottery and used spear throwers and the bow and arrow. They lived in small temporary houses with round packed-earth floors and ate deer, bison, pronghorn, fish and small mammals. The Kansas Historical Society and […]

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Fort Hays State cracks list of Top 50 online schools in America »

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Fort Hays State University’s online education program continues to earn national accolades. FHSU’s Virtual College recently was named to a list by The Best Schools of the Top 50 online programs in the nation for 2015-16. FHSU placed 29th. Last fall, the online ranker named FHSU the best online school in Kansas. Click HERE for […]

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Former Kan. budget director: State finances ‘badly out of balance’ »

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By BECKY KISER Hays Post “The state of Kansas is in some deep financial trouble and is now experiencing a budget that is badly out of balance.” That’s the message from Duane Goossen, former Kansas Secretary of Administration and former Director of the Kansas Division of the Budget, now the Senior Fellow at the Kansas […]

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Ellis County unemployment rate falls slightly in April »

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Ellis County’s unemployment rate was 3.3 percent in April, according to statistics released by the Kansas Department of Labor. The jobless rate fell slightly, from 3.1 percent in March. The state’s April seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.3 percent, up from 4.2 percent in March and down from 4.5 percent in April 2014. “The number […]

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Specially priced Country Stampede tickets available at Eagle »

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MANHATTAN – The Country Stampede in Manhattan will be on June 25th through June 28th. Eagle Radio of Hays has four-day general admission tickets for sale.  They retail for $160 each — we’ll sell them for $92.20 each. Call Scarlett at (785) 625-2578 for information or to purchase tickets.  First come, first served. Drop by […]

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Ellis County wheat plot tour is June 2 »


K-State Research and Extension The annual Ellis County Wheat Plot Field Day will be held on Tuesday, June 2, beginning at 6 p.m. Extension specialists in agronomy and plant pathology will be on hand to discuss wheat varieties, diseases and various production topics including a sensor-based nitrogen fertilizer plot, and to answer any questions. Following the […]

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