By RICKY KERR Hays Post The Fort Hays Chapter 18 Disabled American Veterans group is handing out blue poppies and taking donations to help disabled American veterans in the local area this Independence Day weekend. Thursday, they were set up outside of Dillons on 27th Street. Friday, July 3rd, they are set up outside of […]
Hays Post New Year’s Eve is a night of celebration of a year gone by and anticipation of the one to come — a spirited night often fueled by spirits. But Hays has an answer for those who have imbibed and need a way home. Safe Ride, established in 2005, offers a free ride home […]
Dane G. Hansen Museum LOGAN — What little town hosts a great big fair? Logan: a farming community of 600. Nestled in northwest Kansas, on Kansas Highway 9, the Dane G. Hansen Museum sponsors one of the best craft fairs around on Aug. 16. Hosting crafters from Kansas and surrounding states, this is a shopper’s […]
In observance of National Health Center Week from Aug. 10 to 16, free health screenings will be offered by First Care Clinic in cooperation with the Hays Lions Club and Walgreens. The Lions mobile screening services will be set up in the Walgreens parking lot, 27th and Vine, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and […]
The Hays City Commission will discuss implementing a fine for those who empty their pools into public alleys. The topic is on the AGENDA for Thursday’s work session, scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at City Hall. Commissioner Ron Mellick brought the issue to the city’s attention. According to the city manager’s memo to […]
FHSU University Relations Sculptures revealing the beauty of elders and their wrinkles are on display at Fort Hays State University’s Moss-Thorns Gallery, located on the first floor of Rarick Hall, Room 102, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. until June 20. “My work is a slow reveal. It amazes with its realism […]
In the latest episode of The Forum, Gary Shorman of Eagle Communications and Hays USD 489 Superintendent Dean Katt discuss a number of issues facing the school district. Watch the entire interview HERE.
RUSSELL — Russell County residents will gather at Russell High School at 2 p.m. May 31 to “Finish the Fight” in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. So far this year, Relay for Life of Russell County has raised $17,556 in support of the American Cancer Society’s vision of the world with less cancer […]
By NICK BUDD Hays Post The Hays American Legion Post 173 hosted its annual Memorial Day ceremonies Monday where veterans and their fallen comrades were honored. Ceremonies included a flag-folding ceremony, a tribute to fallen veterans of each war and a speech by veteran and Ellis Police Chief Taft Yates. Yates reminded to crowd to […]
As the community turns its thoughts to service men and women who offered up the ultimate sacrifice for their nation, Eagle Community Television shares the story of a heroic survivor. Earl “Michael” Schaeffer, 92, sat down recently with Mike Cooper to share tales from his time in the military — focusing on the Dec. 7, […]
Salina Post SALINA, Kan. — Authorities said a pipe bomb caused an explosion of a pickup that killed a Salina man early Monday afternoon. The Salina Police Department identified the victim of the explosion as Wayne Guerrant, 46. Guerrant died about two hours after the explosion on the west side of Jerry Ivey Park. […]
By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post As the western Kansas solar array becomes a reality, officials from Midwest Energy and community solar developer Clean Energy Collective have set up area meetings to discuss the project and answer questions. In March, officials from Midwest Energy and CEC announced an agreement to build a 1-megawatt community solar array […]
Hutch Post HUTCHINSON — Hutchinson Police working a rash of burglaries overnight Tuesday, which included several businesses. Police said Wednesday thieves either broke windows or pried doors, and took mostly cash that was in the business. No fewer than 15 business were hit overnight. No damage estimate is available, and no arrests have been made.