Hays apartment damaged in fire SaturdayHays Post2 DAYS AGO
Topeka missing children updates — Amber Alert issued as police say 4 Kansas kids ‘taken by mom’ are in ‘imminent danger’The US Sun 13 HOURS AGO
Inmate at El Dorado Correctional Facility diesKSN News1 DAY AGO
City commission hears new 13th & Canterbury traffic flow plan, request for downtown Hays dedicated parkingHays Post22 HOURS AGO
City commission hears new 13th & Canterbury traffic flow plan, request for downtown Hays dedicated parking
Construction of the new high school in Hays on East 13th Street, just east of the current facility which will be remodeled into the middle school, will also involve traffic improvements on the site and the public roadways leading to the schools. Hays USD 489 and the city of Hays...
Hays apartment damaged in fire Saturday
On June 3 at approximately 4:34 p.m. the Hays Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a fire in a apartment complex located at 2704 Epworth Steet in Hays. Arriving fire crews found smoke coming from the apartment. Fire crews deployed an attack line to extinguish the fire and was quickly brought under control. Crews stayed on scene for several hours to clear out smoke and CO gases in neighboring apartments. Fire damage was limited to the original apartment.
🎙 Post Podcast: The Grove to provide 'right-sized' homes for seniors in Hays
On this episode of the Post Podcast, Grow Hays executive director Doug Williams discusses The Grove, a housing project in Hays designed for senior living.
Another third of an inch of rain falls in Hays; Ellis County in exceptional drought
The clouds looked promising for some weekend rains in Hays. Ultimately, the only measurable amount fell Friday - 0.33 inches - according to the K-State Agricultural Research Center south of town. So far this year, Hays has received 6.64 inches of moisture. The 154-year cumulative average by the end of...
🤼 FHSU All-American wins national title
GENEVA, Ohio - Tereus Henry, a junior on the Fort Hays State wrestling team, won the USA Wrestling U23 Greco-Roman Championship this weekend (June 2-4), one of four placements for a trio of Tiger wrestlers at the USA Wrestling U23 Nationals. Henry also placed third in the U23 Freestyle Nationals,...
Hays PD arrest log, May 14-20, 2023
All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. --------------------------------------------------------- Dick Benjamin Monroe Barnes, 40, Hays, was arrested May 16 at 1:13 a.m. on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs/alcohol. Keith Evan Pendergast, 65, Hays, was arrested May 16 at 1:25 p.m. on suspicion...
Hays' Oilers Cheerleading sign-up deadline Wednesday
Oilers Cheerleading authentic cheerleading squad is open to all children ranging from first through sixth grades. Sign-ups are open now until Wednesday. Squad cheers for the Hays Oilers home football games. By enrolling your child in the Oilers Cheerleading program, your child will have fun learning cheerleading fundamentals while expanding their knowledge in cheer routines, chants, jumps, kicks, spriting, stunting and cheer counts.
First Call for Help hires Hays native as new director
First Call for Help has a new director, a Hays native who hopes to give back to her community. Macey Pfeifer, 27, took over as the director of First Call for Help in May, replacing long-time director Linda Mills, who recently retired. Pfeifer is a Fort Hays State University graduate...
Sign up now to register for Hays Citywide Garage Sale June 16 & 17
Sign up now to participate in the annual Hays Citywide Garage Sale. The link to fill out the registration form is: https://forms.gle/EAo9LCqJpZCu63by7 . Sign up deadline is June 10. The garage sales are scheduled for Friday, June 16 and Saturday, June 17. There will be a spreadsheet and map posted...
Ellis Co. commission set to consider fireworks ordinance
The Ellis County Commission will consider allowing the discharge of fireworks in the unincorporated areas of the county at the commission's first meeting of June. According to County Administrator and Fire Chief Darin Myers, there were 11 fireworks-related issues in 2022. That was 11 more than the previous five years combined.
Kan. fire chief injured in explosion upgraded to good condition
RUSSELL COUNTY —The condition of Russell Fire Chief Dylan Riedel, injured while fighting a fire on Friday, has been upgraded to good, according to the city of Russell. Just after 9 p.m. Friday, the City of Russell Fire Department was paged to a structure fire at 1706 N. Main Street, according to a media release. Shortly after the first units arrived on the scene, a police officer reported an explosion and a firefighter injured.
'Tarantulas: Alive & Up Close' opens at Sternberg Museum in Hays
The secrets of the tarantula’s world are on full display now through Labor Day at the new summer exhibit at Sternberg Museum of Natural History, 3000 Sternberg Drive, Hays. According to museum director Dr. Reese Barrick, “Tarantulas: Alive and Up Close” takes the visitor on a journey of scientific discovery, presenting tarantulas in a new light. Focusing on the diverse and natural beauty of these incredible animals, the exhibit provides an engaging educational experience.
Two graduating seniors from Natoma High School awarded Lions Club scholarships
NATOMA - Natoma Lions Club has awarded graduating seniors Morgan McQuade and Jerad Griffin, Natoma USD 399 High School, scholarships to further their education. During commencement on May 13, Lion officer Shawna Dunlap presented each student a $500 scholarship to use in their university, college, or technology school of choice.
Paralyzed student overcomes several obstacles to walk the stage on his graduation
When Nobel Haskell met with a car accident in June 2021, he was rendered paralyzed and never imagined he would ever be proudly walking to receive his high school diploma. Haskell was driving home from a "boy's trip" to Branson, Missouri, in late June with some friends when his car was struck in Russell, Kansas, per 9News.
Hays city leaders get first-hand look at police department MILO training
Thursday, Hays Mayor Shaun Musil and City Council members Reese Barrick and Mason Ruder had a first-hand look at the MILO simulator being used for training for members of the Hays Police Department over the past two weeks. The system gives participants a more holistic approach to training, incorporating various...
⚾ Larks closeout road trip with slugfest win in Nebraska
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. – The shorthanded Hays Larks had to turn to a couple of position players on the mound Sunday as they closed out their season-opening, four-game road trip with a wild 15-12 win over the North Platte Plainsmen at Bill Wood Field. The Larks (3-1) trailed 10-5...
🎥 CVB: June events and activities in Hays
Summer officially kicks off later this month. The weather is also warming up, allowing for many outdoor activities in Hays. Melissa Dixon, Convention and Visitors Bureau executive director, talks about some of the event highlights. An updated calendar of events is available on the bureau's webpage at www.visithays.com.
Hays student named to McPherson College spring honor roll
McPHERSON - McPherson College, a four-year private college located in central Kansas, recognizes its highest academic achievers in its spring 2023 Honor Roll and Honorable Mention. Students must be enrolled full-time and earn a grade point average of 3.55 or higher during the last term to qualify for the honor...
Former Hays, Schoenchen resident dead, after motorcycle strikes deer in Missouri
GREENE COUNTY –One person died in an accident just after midnight Wednesday, May 24, in Greene County, Missouri. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2011 Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by former Hays and Schoenchen resident, James J. Brackney, 53, Springfield, was northbound on Farm Road 141 three miles north of Springfield.
Hays Havoc Dominate Wichita League, Finish Season Undefeated
The U8 Hays Havoc Girls Soccer Team finished their 2023 spring season with a perfect 8-0 in league play. The eight games were played across three Saturday’s down in Wichita. League play kicked off on March 4th with a win as the Havoc upended FC Wichita 4-1. The girls...
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