By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post A Hays man was sentenced to 20 years and one month in prison Friday after he pleaded guilty earlier this year to three sex crimes involving a minor. Andrew Bayle Claude pleaded guilty Feb. 14 in Ellis County District Court to one count each of rape, aggravated indecent liberties with […]
A 17-year-old missing since March 17 has been found safe, according to family. Hannah Widener was visiting her father in North Platte, Neb., and was planning on returning to Norton when she went missing. No other details were available.
Ardis Marinell (Rathbun) Rose, age 90, passed away on Sunday, March 17, 2019 at the Scott County Hospital in Scott City, Kansas. She was born December 3rd, 1928 to Milo George and Elsie Mae Keeler Rathbun in their farmhouse in Lincoln County, Kansas. Ardis was the oldest of four girls. Ardis attended Pleasant Ridge Country […]
Grow Hays invites the public to attend TriSpective on Monday at BriefSpace, 219 W. 10th. Similar to TED Talks, the speakers will each focus on a topic. Tim Speno, founder, president and CEO of E2E Summit, will address market segmentation. Scott Gross, owner of one44 Design, will focus on branding, and Joseph Boeckner, owner of […]
Preliminary estimates reported by the Kansas Department of Labor and Bureau of Labor Statistics show a seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 3.4 percent in February. This was unchanged from January and down from 3.5 percent in February 2018. “With the labor force staying steady over the month, the unemployment rate remained at 3.4 percent for […]
The Hays Police Department responded to 10 animal calls and conducted 25 traffic stops Mon., March 18, 2019, according to the HPD Activity Log. Lost Animals ONLY–300 block W 10th St, Hays; 1:21 AM Lost Animals ONLY–1200 block Steven Dr, Hays; 7:29 AM Battery – Domestic–1000 block Reservation Rd, Hays; 3/17 9:30 PM; 9:50 PM Bicycle – Lost,Found,Stolen–2700 block Hickory St, […]
Gary Allen Leiker, 53, passed away March 20, 2019, at his home in Newton. He was born Oct. 2, 1965, in Ellinwood, to Don James and Bennie Lou (Gray) Leiker. Gary married Carla Jo (Graeter) July 30, 1988, and were later divorced. A short time resident of Newton coming from Great Bend, Gary dedicated his […]
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Goodland resident and former St. Francis resident Linfred Eugene Lyle Oster, 69, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Goodland on March 17, 2019. Lin was born on November 13, 1949 in St. Francis, KS to Lyle Willard and Edna Gertrude Elizabeth (Walter) Oster. He was one of two children. He grew up and attended […]
PHILLIPSBURG — The Phillips County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information after finding components of a methamphetamine lab north of Phillipsburg. Sheriff Charles Radabaugh said the elimination of meth in Phillips County is a high priority for his office. “As I publicly stated when I took office, meth is not welcome and will not be tolerated […]
By IVAN MORENO Associated Press MILWAUKEE — A fight between beer giants escalated Thursday after MillerCoors filed a lawsuit against Anheuser-Busch that accused its rival of trying to “frighten” consumers into switching to Bud Light with “misleading” Super Bowl ads. MillerCoors said in the lawsuit filed in Wisconsin federal court that St. Louis-based Anheuser-Busch has […]
HAYS FIRE DEPT. The Hays Fire Department will be inspecting and flow testing fire hydrants on Fri., March 22, 2019 in the area of Vine St. to Metro Ln. between 27th St. and 33rd St. This is part of a coordinated effort by the city of Hays to inspect all fire hydrants in the city […]
Hays Post Michael Berges filed March 12 as a candidate for the Hays City Commission. There are three seats up for election, those of James Meier, Ron Mellick and Henry Schwaller IV. Mellick and Schwaller have filed for re-election. Berges has been a licensed financial adviser for 11 years in the Hays community and works […]