Editor’s note: This is the second in a series about technical training for a new workforce. By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post At one time, students in high school were told the passport to prosperity led through college and was stamped with a four-year degree. Although for certain students this is still going to be the […]
By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post The Downtown Hays Market third-annual Farm to Fork dinner is closing in on a sellout. Only 30 out of 100 tickets remained as of Friday afternoon. “We want people to have an intimate evening on the Bricks. We want people to have conversations with people they have never met before,” […]
Editor’s note: This is the first in a series about technical training for a new workforce. By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post Finding qualified workers to meet the demand of Ellis County’s growing industries is the biggest obstacle to growing its economy, said the interim director of the Hays-area economic development agency. Doug Williams, Grow Hays […]
By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post Democratic gubernatorial candidate Laura Kelly favors staying the course on taxes and reinvesting state revenue gains back into state-funded programs and services. Kelly was in Hays for a campaign stop Thursday. Since changes have been made on the federal and state levels, Kelly said state leaders need to take time to […]
By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post A computer disk, newspaper articles, a green M&M character and a tiny handmade paper box containing a rosary were among the items unearthed Friday morning from a 20-year-old Holy Family Elementary School time capsule. The enclosed PVC tube was buried in 1998 when the Catholic Diocese opened Holy Family in […]
Hays Post Hays firefighters are now on scene of a structure fire at 2212 E. 15th St. Scanner reports indicated a portion of the roof had collapsed. More information will be posted as it becomes available.
Submitted Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland is inviting all K-12 girls to sign up for Girl Scouts and lead the way like a G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader) in their community and make the world a better place. Girl Scout troops are forming in Hays, and Girl Scouts would like to invite you to join […]
By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post You probably thought picking something to eat was all about taste — something that you did with your tongue. But Associate Professor Glen McNeil, MS, RD/LD of Fort Hays State University, set out Monday night to demonstrate food choice has much more involved. It relates to all your senses, emotions […]
By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post Jay and Leslie Cady—known as “Laughing Matters”—performed for children at Roosevelt Elementary School Tuesday morning. The comic duo will be performing for children across the area thanks to the sponsorship of the Hays Arts Council. The Cadys have performed for the HAC before. This year’s performance, “Tales with a Point: Fables […]
The Ellis County planning and zoning meeting has been canceled for September. The next meeting has been scheduled for Oct. 24.
Submitted Hays High School is hosting its annual Financial Aid Night for all interested seniors and parents at 7 p.m. Monday in the Hays High School Lecture Hall. Families will learn how to apply for all types of state and federal financial aid using the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Completing […]
By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post The annual Adult Prom will raise money for the Hays Accessible Recreation Complex, a project being led by ARC of Central Plains. The fourth-annual event will be Friday, Oct. 12, at the Rose Garden Banquet Hall, 2350 E. Eighth. Audrey Werth, Hays Area Young Professionals member, said of the park “We just […]