An election will be held Thursday in Ellis County to elect a representative for the Silver Haired Legislature. Anyone 60 years of age and older and registered in Ellis County may vote. Candidates include Bob Fairbank, Alberta Klaus and Janis Schwab, all of Hays. To vote in the election, you must be registered as a […]
An arrest has been made in a sexual assault case reported early this month. A news release from Detective Dave Bunger with the Hays Police Department states that the department received a report of two sexual assaults on March 3rd. The attacks occurred in the 400 block of West 5th Street. Two females, ages 20 […]
The Hays Police Department conducted 21 traffic stops and received three animal calls on Monday, according to the Police Activity Log. Theft: The Hays Police Department investigated one theft report on Monday in the 1100 block of Vine Street. The alleged theft occurred between 4:00 and 4:51 Monday afternoon. Driving Under the Influence: Officers conducted […]
Dee Bodine was up and out the door so early this morning, her cats refused to wake up for breakfast. Bodine is chairman of the annual Hays Lions Club Sausage and Pancake Feed fundraiser underway today at the National Guard Armory. She had to meet the Highland Dairy delivery man at 4:45a.m. who brought in […]
The Kansas Board of Regents posted on their Twitter feed this morning KS Board of Regents@ksregents House appropriations passes 4% cut to Kansas colleges, universities in an amount of about $29m. Request to revisit during omnibus. Stay tuned to Eagle radio and Hays Post for additional details as they become available.
The Ellis County Attorney made a persuasive argument when requesting additional staff for his office. The county commission Monday night approved Tom Drees’ request for another attorney and support staff, which he says is needed to handle the office’s case load. The commissioners agreed that the need is there, but they are concerned about the […]
The 26-year old woman who drove over a gas meter near Roosevelt School last week was later arrested on drug charges. Hays Police Lt. Brandon Wright told Hays Post, “The woman’s car was towed from the scene and investigators found a marijuana pipe. She was later arrested on possession of hallucinogenic drug and drug paraphernalia […]
The date has been established for the special election for Ellis County’s half-cent sales tax ballot question. The election will be held May 14th, and County Administrator Greg Sund says if the voters approve the tax, it will sunset when all of the costs associated with financing the project have been paid. A specific sunset […]
Grocery and Convenience stores are battling to have the opportunity to sell full strength beer, wine and liquor. Now leaders of the effort have confirmed to Hays Post that they want to take hard liquor out of the proposal. Hays Liquor storeowner Jim Steinert told Hays Post, “I figured we were going to hear […]
The cardinals who will elect a new Pope began their formal conclave today in Rome. They are trying to determine who among them is best suited to lead the Catholic church. Is there a chance an American will be chosen? Bishop of the Salina Diocese, that also includes Hays, the Most Reverend Edward J. Weisenburger […]
Hays Police made almost three dozen arrests over the weekend and continue to investigate Sunday’s theft of a wallet from the Kwik Shop, 1301 Vine. Police Lt. Brandon Wright told Hays Post, “We have a suspect and we anticipate making an arrest.” A customer had reported their wallet was missing. It had reportedly been found […]
Even though they were co-champions of the regular season in the MIAA, the Fort Hays State men’s basketball team was left out of the eight-team Central Regional field of the 64-team NCAA Tournament. We want to hear from you in the comments section below. Did the tournament selection committee blow it?
The fire you will see near Hays Medical Center is nothing to worry about. Starting today, the hospital is conducting controlled burns of the native grasses and nature trail areas through March 26.