The official video for Lady Antebellum’s newest single, “Wanted You More,” debuted on Friday…take a look!
Another busy weekend for Hays Police, who made a total of 52 traffic stops from Friday through Sunday. Police made a D.U.I. stop friday night in the 700 block of East 6th. A D.U.I. stop was also made Sunday in the 800 block of Fort Street with additional Drug Offenses included. Police […]
According to information presented in the Hays Chamber Of Commerce monthly newsletter, the City of Hays announced it implemented Nixle, a web based notification system, to send timely information to residents. Nixle Connect allows the City to communicate with the public via text/SMS and e-mail. Nixle will be used as the primary resource for distributing information from this point forward. […]
Fireworks are getting the blame for a Wichita fire that seriously injured a woman and her young child. The Wichita Eagle reported that the blaze started early Sunday in a plastic trash can near the house where people had dumped fireworks remnants. The trash smoldered for hours before sparking a fire that spread to the house. […]
A nine-state Midwest and Plains economic survey index fell for the second straight month in June. A survey report released Monday for the Mid-America Business Conditions Index says it dropped to 57.2 last month, compared with 57.6 in May. The index was 60 in April. In the survey any score above 50 suggests growth. A […]
As the president of the Kansas National Education Association attends the NEA Representative Assembly this week, he’s also looking toward the upcoming elections. Blake West admits that he’s concerned about what the elections could mean to the future of education. Regarding the education funding lawsuit now before the court, West says it would be better […]
Troy Hickman, Mayor of the City of Hays, issued the following statement regarding the banning of sale and use of fireworks over the July 4 holiday. The Wild West Festival fireworks display will still take place at 10 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4. The statement was issued at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, June 29. After […]
Kansas isn’t among the latest five states granted relief from a No Child Left Behind requirement that all students test proficient in math and science by 2014. Federal officials said Friday that they are continuing to review Kansas’ application and those of 12 other states. Kansas education department administrator Judi Miller told the state Board […]
Continuing problems with the state’s new vehicle registration system prompted the state to extend a grace period for some Kansas drivers with expired motor vehicle tags. The Kansas Department of Revenue announced Friday that the grace period will now end July 13. It will apply to those with last names starting in H or I, […]
A large crowd is rallying at the Kansas Statehouse against what the state’s Catholic bishops and other social conservatives view as attacks by the federal government on religious freedom. Gov. Sam Brownback and U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran were among the scheduled speakers at Friday afternoon’s event. The crowd appeared to swell to several thousand, and […]
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The City of WaKeeney is banning the discharge of fireworks. Mayor Kenneth Roy said a local state of fire emergency exists due to the dry conditions. The city’s fireworks show scheduled for Saturday has been cancelled.
Following due process, the Hays City Commission Thursday night determined that there is no feasible alternative to the demolition of the historic opera house. Commissioner Henry Schwaller said it breaks his heart to have to tear down the building, which has become a safety hazard, but it will cost millions just to repair it. The […]