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By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post Blues, BBQ and Bargains returns to downtown Hays this weekend. The events kick off Friday with the sixth annual Kansas City Barbeque Society Contest. Megan Colson, executive director of Downtown Hays Development Corp., said more than 30 teams already have signed up for the event. The event at Municipal Park […]
By KARI BLURTON Hays Post We have all heard the stories – the days when kids actually walked to school, sometimes five miles and uphill both ways. Now, through a grant funded program, staff at O’Loughlin Elementary School are taking steps to help bring walking to school back in style. O’Loughlin Elementary is one of […]
FHSU University Relations HAYS, Kans. — Karl Pratt has gone from student worker to graduate and alumnus and now to full-time employee of the Fort Hays State University Alumni Association. Pratt, who graduated in May with a Bachelor of Music in vocal performance, worked in the alumni office throughout his undergraduate years. This week he […]
A warming trend can be expected over the weekend period. There will also be a slight chance for thunderstorms across portions of western Kansas and north central Kansas Saturday evening and again Sunday evening Today Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 79. South wind 6 […]
Friday is the final day to check out all the 4-H projects at this year’s Ellis County Fairgrounds. The exhibit hall in the Schenk Building will be open until 10 p.m. tonight to view the fine arts entries. Eagle Community Television’s Mike Koerner talks with Ellis County 4-H and Youth Development Leader Susan Schlichting about […]
By RON WILSON Huck Boyd National Institute for Rural Development From a small town to the big stage. That’s a journey which many entertainers have attempted, and it is a tough road. Today we’ll meet a singer-songwriter who is making such a journey. He is not forgetting his small town roots. In fact, he is […]
City of Hays Beginning Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 5:00pm, Main Street from Elm to 3rd Street and the 100 blk of West 3rd Street will be closed for the events surrounding the 6th Annual Blues and BBQ. Vehicle traffic in the 300 blk of Main Street will also be closed to through traffic, but […]
City of Hays Beginning Monday, July 21, pavement repairs will begin at 29th and Oak. Traffic will be restricted to one lane on Oak Street. Signs will be in place to direct the traveling public. The traveling public should use caution and if at all possible avoid this area. This section of work should be […]
Ellis County Fair The Ellis County Fair Horseshoe tournament has been moved to a different location. The tournament will be held at the northeast corner of the Beef Show Arena. Sign-up begins at 7:00 p.m. The tournament will begin immediately following the beef show.
Hays Recreation Commission All Adult Softball games for July 17 have been postponed. They will be made up on August 7th, same time/place.
By KARI BLURTON Hays Post The fact that pigs love rain is probably no surprise, and definitely a good thing for “Pork Barrel Annie,” the race announcer for Hedrick’s Racing Pigs. The pig races, like most events at the Ellis County Fair, have continued through rain and shine at this week’s fair in Hays. As […]
HAYS, Kans. — Political science educators at Fort Hays State University are celebrating. Their online program has been ranked No. 11 of in the country’s top 15 by Social Science Careers, a guide to careers and educational programs in the social sciences. Social Science Careers compiled the list based on each school’s six-year-graduation rate, which […]
A new favorite among 4-H’rs participating in the Ellis County Fair is the Food Challenge. Similar to the television show “Chopped” on the Food Network, contestants have a limited time to create a “delish dish” from ingredients unknown to the young chefs until it’s time to start. Mike Koerner of Eagle Community Television visited Thursday […]