Meet Bishop-elect Monsignor Edward J. Weisenburger of Oklahoma City, who will become the new bishop of the Salina Catholic Diocese, which includes Hays. Video Courtesy Salina Diocese Bishop-Elect Press Conference from Salina Diocese on Vimeo.
Establishing interactive video conferencing will save High Plains Mental Health in travel and other expenses as the agency copes with state funding cuts. The Ellis County Commission received a demonstration of the system Monday night. High Plains Director Walt Hill says use of technology is becoming a necessity to evaluate patients and prisoners long distance. […]
The USD 489 Board of Education voted Monday night to take over the Build Fast project and complete the fitness and weight training facility. The board room was full with people speaking both for and against the district funding the project. Board member Greg Schwartz says it’s the district’s responsibility to provide adequate facilities. James […]
A fast moving upper-level storm system will move across western Kansas today, with snow progressing from west to east this morning into early afternoon. 1 to 3 inches of snow can be expected in the advisory area along with some blowing and drifting of snow. In the wake of a cold front, temperatures will rise […]
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Each day during legislative session, Rep. Eber Phelps presents his update here on Hays Post and also on 14 KAYS AM after the noon news. Rep. Eber Phelps Day 29, 2012 Update (February 6, 2012) Eber Phelps Day 29,2012
Fourteen area children now have a healthy mouth and a big smile, thanks to the “Give Kids a Smile” project offered by Lifetime Dental Care in Hays Friday. Doctors Jeffrey Lowe and Steven Geist, with the help of their staff, provided more than 11-thousand dollars worth of free dental care to the youngsters from low-income […]
A new bishop is named to the Salina Catholic Diocese, which includes Hays, and he has ties to Hays. According to a news release, Monsignor Edward J. Weisenburger of Oklahoma City is the Bishop-elect. The 51-year-old Weisenburger presently serves as vicar general of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City and the rector of Our Lady of […]
Outbreaks of measles in Garden City and Whooping Cough, or Pertussis, in Riley county are underscoring the importance of vaccinations. Ellis County Health Administrator Butch Schlyer says each year his office investigates a few potential cases of Pertussis, but so far he’s not seeing those illnesses in the area. The Tdap vaccine, which now includes […]
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced that the City of Hays will receive technical assistance through the Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities program. The announcement was made last week at the New Partners for Smart Growth Conference in San Diego. A day-long community workshop will be held to provide ideas for changing local policies […]
A cold front will push south across western Kansas after midnight tonight. Light snow is expected to develop behind the front late tonight into Tuesday morning. At this time it appears that accumulations will only be around an inch or so at the most. The rest of the week should be mostly sunny and cool. […]
Hays Lincoln Elementary School Night at Taco Shop, 333 W 8th, Hays from 5 pm to close on Tuesday, Februray 7, 2012. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Hays Lincoln Elementary School.
Gov. Sam Brownback cites the “Road Map for Kansas” he outlined during his campaign as the template for his administration, and it contains a promise to reform state government, declaring it should be accountable and transparent. But there are questions about the Brownback administration’s commitment to transparency because of private meetings he’s had at his […]