The Hays Larks use two early home runs to establish a lead and hold off the Haysville Heat, 7-4 at Larks Park on Sunday night, giving the Larks a three-game sweep of the defending Jayhawk League champions. The Larks opened the scoring in the first with Cam Brown’s fourth homer of the season, a two-run […]
A 24-year-old Quinter man is dead after a highway accident in Gove County, about 5 miles east of Quinter, Kansas. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Michael A. Grandison of Quinter, was westbound on I-70 about 4:40 a.m. Saturday when the left tire of the 1998 Honda Accord he was driving entered the median. Grandison […]
Russell County Commissioner Steve Boxberger announces the naming of “Robert J. Dole Russell County Courthouse Square” during Friday evening’s meet and greet with Senator Bob Dole, his wife Elizabeth and Senator Arlen Specter in Russell. The three senators are participating in Saturday’s Russell Prairiesta parade. Russell is the hometown of Bob Dole and Arlen Specter.
Carolyn Daubert from Otis, Kansas found Eagle Communication’s Golden Egg and turned it in to Eagle’s Customer Care Center in Russell at approximately 5:15 p.m. on Friday, June 10, 2011. The egg was hidden in a fence post near the Russell Municipal Golf Course and the Disc Golf Course. Congratulations Carolyn!!!! It’s all part of […]
Topeka – Kansas Governor Sam Brownback sent a letter Friday to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack requesting the USDA issue a drought disaster declaration for 25 Kansas counties, including Ellis County. This is the Governor’s second drought disaster request this year. “The impact of production losses caused by drought, wildfires, and high winds […]
Harvest season is nearing, and the Kansas Highway Patrol would like to remind motorists to use more caution and patience when traveling around farm trucks, tractors, and combines. “Living in the heartland requires Kansans to learn how to safely and effectively share the road with farmers,” Colonel Ernest E. Garcia, Superintendent of the Patrol, said. […]
The Hays Larks pound out five doubles and four homeruns as they rip Salina 17-2 in a non-league game at Larks Park. The Larks score three in the first, and then put the game away with an eight-run third. Mackenzie Handel has a big night, hitting a pair of three-run homers and an RBI double, […]
Despite concerns about customer service and past flight delays and cancellations, the Hays City Commission has voted to recommend that Great Lakes continue to provide Essential Air Service. A two-year contract is up for bid, and four companies submitted proposals. One that intrigued the commission was from Sky West, who now says they […]
Lane, Rooks, Russell, Scott and Woodson counties adopted Rural Opportunity Zones (ROZs) resolutions this week becoming full partners in the state’s effort to revitalize rural areas of Kansas, says Commerce Secretary Pat George. With the adoption of the resolutions, individuals who move to one of these counties after July 1 can qualify to have 20 […]
On a 5-to-2 vote the USD 489 Board of Education Wednesday night agreed to close Kennedy Middle School following the next academic year. The sixth through eighth grade students will go to Felten, which will be renamed. The district will use modular classrooms while new classrooms are being constructed. Board member Richard Kraemer said because […]
The Dodge City A’s score six straight runs from the fourth through seventh innings and beat the Hays Larks 10-4 in Dodge City. The Larks led 2-0 in the second with RBI singles from Mackenzie Handel and Sean Wilson. Dodge City took the lead in the bottom of the second, scoring three runs. The Larks […]
Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. North northwest wind between 10 and 17 mph. Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. North northeast wind between 8 and 16 mph.
These 100 degree temperatures are even harder on firefighters who’re also wearing heavy protective gear, and vulnerable to heat stress. Ellis County Emergency Medical Services has organized a non-profit “Rehab Fund” to raise money for bottled water, neck coolers and other items to keep firefighters cool on the scene. E-M-S employee Ryan Werth says the […]