Mark Buehrle pitched seven strong innings, winning for the first time since June 9th, as the Chicago White Sox down the Kansas City Royals 5-2 Monday night at Kauffman Stadium. Buehrle allowed the two runs on five hits while striking out three to snap a five-game winless stretch, moving him to 22-11 lifetime against the […]
Construction is underway on a fuel center at the 27th and Hall Dillons. A Dillons spokesperson says customers have been asking for a fuel center at the west store. The center will service 10 vehicles at five pumps, providing both gasoline and diesel. The fuel center is scheduled to open in early fall.
Four bids were received for a new ambulance, and the Ellis County Commission Monday night approved the bid from Rocky Mountain Emergency Vehicles. EMS Director Kerry McCue says the bid includes some devices to help the crew including passenger restraints. The bid price is approximately $147,500.
The Ogallala Aquifer Advisory Committee has been formed to assist the Kansas Water Authority in extending the life of the Ogallala Aquifer. Twenty-one people have been appointed to the committee. On Thursday Governor Brownback will host an economic summit on the future of the aquifer, and the committee will begin its work following the summit. […]
The Hays Larks score three in the first and that was all they needed as they knock off the Greeley Grays 8-2 for a sweep in the two-game non-league series at Larks Park. Aaron Cornell, who had his 24-game hit streak snapped in a pinch-hit appearance in the ninth inning Saturday, went 3-for-4 with two […]
Jon Ryan’s towering 3-run homer down the right field line with two outs in the bottom of the ninth lifted the Hays Larks to a 7-4 come-from-behind win over the Greeley (Colo.) Grays Saturday night at Larks Park. The home run capped a four-run rally with two outs. Cody Gougler single and scored the tying run on Brandon […]
The Hays Larks move into a first-place tie with Haysville atop the Jayhawk League after a 4-3 win over the Heat Thursday night in Haysville. Cody Gougler (Southeastern Louisiana) broke the 3-3 tie, driving in Aaron Cornell (Eastern Oklahoma State JC) with a double in the seventh. The Larks tie the game in the third on a […]
The Minnesota Twins score four runs with two-outs in the fifth inning then added four more in the seventh as they rally from an early 3-0 deficit to beat the Kansas City Royals 8-4 Thursday night in Minneapolis. The Royals scored two in the first on a wild pitch and throwing error. Brian Pena drove […]
Area residents can help less advantaged kids Friday by donating items to Ellis County First Call for Help’s Backpacks for Kids program. Director Troy Hickman says the backpacks will be stuffed with school supplies and hygiene items. Lists of needed items are available. The items can be dropped off at Wal-Mart, Dollar General or Walgreens […]
A taxi service providing transportation from the Hays Regional Airport will continue, but under a different name. Two of the partners have decided to stop providing the service, but the third, Bernard Boos, is taking over the company. City Commissioner Kent Steward says this is an important service. The city commission Thursday night approved the […]
The Humane Society of the High Plains is dealing with an influx of cats. Shelter Manager Betty Hanson says they have a large number of adults and some kittens. In order to reduce the population, the adoption fee is being waived. Anyone wanting to adopt a cat will have to pay a $50 deposit, but after […]
The Hays Police Department has released more information about the second of two rapes reported in the last two weeks. The incident occurred at an apartment about two blocks from the Fort Hays State campus early Sunday morning. A man broke into a 22-year-old woman’s apartment and assaulted her. The man is described as a […]
Ethan Leiter drove in five runs and Aaron Cornell had four RBI’s as the Hays Larks built an early lead then had to rally for a 12-11 win in Haysville Wednesday night. Leiter’s bases loaded double highlighted a four-run first for the Larks who jumped out to a 6-0 lead after Leiter’s two-run homer in […]