The Hays Police Department conducted 27 traffic stops and received eight animal calls on Thursday, according to the Hays Police Activity Log. Vehicle Accidents: The Hays Police Department investigated three motor vehicle accidents on Thursday. Two of the accidents were hit and run accidents. The first happened on Wednesday between1:00 and4:00PM. The second hit and […]
The burn ban in Ellis County has been lifted. Burning will be allowed from sunup to sunset only. To get permission for controlled burns call 625-1011. The county commission will review the situation again in seven days.
Here are the rainfall totals called in to KAYS on Friday (8/24/2012) Kansas State Research Center .94 August total now 1.67 KAYS 1.05 Two and half miles West of Schoenchen .90 9 miles East on Saline River Road in Ellis Co. .50 Ellis 1.85 Prairie Acres 1.10 Victoria .95 University Farm 1.20 Pfeifer […]
Fireworks sales dates will match the dates of use next year in the City of Hays. The commission voted Thursday night to change the dates of sale to July 2nd, 3rd and 4th. Commissioner Henry Schwaller says this will cut down several days of sales when it is illegal to shoot them off. Under the […]
The City of Hays has a new Comprehensive Plan. The city commission Thursday night approved the document which has been in development for almost two years. City Manager Toby Dougherty says the plan is a land use map, guideline for development and vision for the future. The commission acknowledged and thanked the members of the […]
As the first round of heavy rain and thunderstorms moves out of the region early this morning…another round of thunderstorm activity is expected to develop late in the afternoon. The most likely area for the initial late afternoon thunderstorm development will be west of Highway 83 to the Colorado border…close to the mid level low […]
Eagle Communications has been recognized as the 2013 Heart of America “ESOP Company of the Year.” The Heart of America ESOP Association presents this award annually to a company that embodies employee-ownership. “We are honored to have received this award and to join the companies that have laid the foundation for what it means to […]
Ellis Fire Chief Les Weber has retired after 43 years with the department, 25 of those as chief. Weber announced his plans during Monday’s Ellis City Council meeting. Assistant Fire Chief Denis Vine is in charge until a replacement is found.
The Hays Police Department conducted 27 traffic stops and received 10 animal calls on Wednesday, according to the Police Activity Log. Theft: The Hays Police Department investigated three reports of theft on Wednesday. Three of the alleged incidents were reports of shoplifting. The first was reported in the 4300 block of Vine Street between 2:00 […]
Two Hays men were arrested early Wednesday morning on drug charges in Russell at the Wichita and Ash Streets intersection. According to the Russell Police Department, Darin Mewhinney was stopped for a traffic violation about 4a.m. and subsequently arrested for an illegal expired vehicle tag, driving while suspended and no proof of insurance. Mewhinney was […]
A sobriety checkpoint will be established Saturday night in the 700 block of East 8th Street in Hays. The police department will conduct the checkpoint from 11pm to 2am. The event is conducted as part of the Kansas Department of Transportation Impaired Driving Deterrence Program.
Volunteer firefighters training with the Hays Fire Department Wednesday night got to experience the real thing. A call came in at 9:05p.m. about a building fire in the in the 300 block of West 8th Street. The six on-duty firefighters and three volunteer firefighters on-duty for training immediately responded with two fire trucks. Fire Chief […]
Fort Hays State University has named 61 new faculty for the fall 2012 semester. Cathy Adams accepted a position in the Department of English as an instructor for the Virtual College International. Rebecca Adler accepted a position in the Department of English as an instructor for the Virtual College International. Dr. Bobby Alexander accepted a […]