Former state senator Larry Salmans of Hanston has been appointed to the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Board by Governor Sam Brownback. After graduating from Baylor University with a double major in Psychology and Biology, he became a pilot and flew Rescue missions overseas. He later earned his Master’s Degree in Guidance and Counseling and established […]
The Hays Larks turn three double plays and the bullpen pitches 4 1/3 scoreless innings as they defeat the Liberal Bee Jays 9-5 Tuesday night at Brent Gould Field in Liberal. For a fourth straight game, the Larks score three in the first and led 4-2 before Liberal came back with three in the fifth to take a […]
The Hays Eagles Senior American Legion wins their “AAA” Zone tournament opener, defeating Great Bend 3-1 Tuesday night in Dodge City. Hayden Hutchison moves to 7-4 with a nine inning complete game outing. Clayton Basgall led the offense, going 4-for-5 with two doubles. The Eagles improve to 27-16 and await the Great Bend/Dodge City winner […]
The hot, dry weather has prompted Russell County to enact a burn ban. Russell County Commissioners made the declaration Monday the request of all the fire chiefs in Russell County. All outdoor burning is prohibited until further notice. Russell County is among the Kansas counties declared by Governor Brownback to be in a Drought Warning.
The Hays Larks squander an early 3-0 lead and lose 8-4 to Dodge City Monday night at Larks Park, snapping their four-game win streak. Sloan Soulia’s 2-run homer gave the Larks the 3-0 lead in the first inning but they wouldn’t score again until MacKenzie Handel’s RBI single in the fourth. The A’s (18-19, 11-17 JL) came back […]
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.
Heat Advisory – The combination of temperatures near or above 105 degrees and dew points in the mid 50s to lower 60s will create high heat indices this afternoon and evening. Today: Sunny and hot, with a high near 105. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 77. Wednesday: Sunny and hot, with a high […]
Kansas City (AP) – A new program to help rural Kansas counties attract residents is gaining interest, but some county officials are hesitant to participate in all the program’s provisions. The Kansas City Star reports Monday that counties that qualify as rural opportunity zones are interested in the income tax provisions of the program. However, […]
A woman from Ellis was transported to Graham County Hospital Sunday night after a collision with a deer. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, around 9:35pm 35-year-old Amy Lang was southbound on her 2003 Harley Davidson approximately 12 miles south of Hill City on US 283 when she struck a deer. Lang, who was wearing […]
(AP) – A new state law might be bad news for drunken drivers but it’s helping some businesses. The law, which took effect July 1, requires more people who are arrested for driving drunk to install ignition interlock systems on their vehicles. The drivers breathe into the devices and can’t start their cars if they […]
The Ellis County Fair got off to a great start with races at RPM Speedway and the 4th Annual URSS Wheatshocker Nationals. After a capacity crowd Saturday, the grandstands were full again Sunday night for the IMCA Stocks, Modifieds, URSS 305 Sprints, and yes, the school buses. In the stocks, Josh Hudson led the most […]
The judge from Downs had his days mixed up, so Hays horse trainer Tatum Kimsey stepped in to judge this morning’s 4-H Horse Show at the Ellis County Fair. More from the fair all this week on Street Beat Eagle Community TV Channel 14