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Eldon Martell  Leavenworth Times

Eldon Martell, 62, Quinter, died Saturday, April 13, 2019, at Gove County Medical Center. He was born Aug. 15, 1956, in Hoisington to Kendall E. and Betty J.



Jester nominees announced for area high school theater productions  Hays Post

“Bright Star” by Hays High performers. Photo courtesy Brenda Meder. 18th annual Jester Awards will be May 5. WICHITA – Music Theatre Wichita's Jester ...



Arlen Polifka  Butler County Times Gazette

Arlen Polifka, 85, Hays, died Friday, April 12, 2019, at Hays Medical Center. He was born March 31, 1934, in Hays to Frank and Alice (Polifka) Polifka. He was a ...



Rosella May (Balls) Hoch  Salina Post

Rosella May (Balls) Hoch passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at the Ellsworth Medical Center in Ellsworth, Kansas at the age of 95. She was born on ...



Rick Keltner cherishes 34-year run at Hays High  Hays Daily News

Rick Keltner has been processing a wide range of emotions since resigning as Hays High School boys' basketball coach about two weeks ago. But more than ...



Hays High announces 2019 Indian Call candidates  Hays Post

Indian Call candidates for Hays High School have been selected. The king and queen will be announced between the girls and boys basketball games on Feb.



Hays High principal to interview in Manhattan  Hays Daily News

The Hays High School principal is a candidate for the same position at Manhattan High School. In a posting on its website earlier this week, Manhattan-Ogden ...



Hays High boys take down Great Bend in opener  Hays Daily News

Rick Keltner is a critic of boring basketball. The longtime Hays High boys coach loves a fast-paced, high-flying, trigger-happy style of play. The Indians have the ...



Everybody can go to prom, thanks to stylish giveaway  Hays Daily News

Standing in a storage room filled with clothing racks of pretty prom dresses at Hays High School, 17-year-old senior Gabriella Arthur held up a red gown on a ...



Bullpup golfers place 8th in home tournament  Pratt Tribune

The McPherson High School golf team hosted its annual McPherson Invitational Golf Tournament in Turkey Creek, and finished the day with 373, placing the ...



Hays High School to perform Kansas premiere of musical  Salina Journal

HAYS — Hays High School will present the Kansas premiere of the Broadway musical "Bright Star," written by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell. Hays is the fourth ...



Hays High School newspaper earns All-American rating  Hays Post

The 2017-18 Hays High School Guidon newspaper earned All-American status after being awarded four marks of distinction by the National Scholastic Press ...



Time to enroll in HHS summer driver's ed  Hays Post

Submitted. Anyone interested in taking Driver Education this summer through Hays High School, contact Bruce Rupp at Hays Middle school. You may call the ...



Hays High's Straub to interview for Manhattan principal position  Hays Post

According to information released by the Manhattan school district, Hays High Principal Martin Straub will interview for the Manhattan High School principal ...



Search leads to short lockdown at Hays schools  Hays Daily News

Police looking for suspects in an armed robbery in Gorham today were at Hays High School around 2 p.m. to talk to students who might have information.



Hays High basketball coach Keltner resigns  Hays Post

Hays High School Athletic Director Lance Krannawitter confirmed Friday that varsity basketball coach Rick Keltner has resigned. Keltner informed his team on ...



Hays High to host Maroon and Gold Kickoff Classic  Hays Post

Hays High athletics will open the Maroon and Gold Kickoff Classic on Friday at Lewis Field Stadium to preview the 2018 fall sports. The evening is sponsored by ...



Hays High presents bluegrass musical 'Bright Star' by Martin, Brickell  Hays Post

From Nov. 8 to 11, Hays High School will present the Broadway musical “Bright Star,” written by Steve Martin (the comedian and banjo player) and Edie Brickell ...



Hays USD 489 to install secure entrances at HHS, HMS  Hays Post

By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post. Hays USD 489 will receive bids Thursday on the installation of secured entrances to Hays High School and Hays Middle ...



UPDATE: HHS, HMS locked down Thursday afternoon; all-clear given  Hays Post

Hays Post. At about 1:15 p.m. Thursday USD 489 put Hays High School and Hays Middle School on exterior lockdown on the request of the Hays Police ...



Indians drop dual to No. 4 Dodge  Hays Daily News

The Hays High School wrestling team dropped a home dual Tuesday, suffering a 39-21 defeat at the hands of Dodge City, the No. 4 ranked team in Class 6A.



Wetig: More communication needed to meet staff, student needs  Hays Daily News

Jamie Wetig has a plan for his first 100 days if he should be chosen as the new Hays USD 489 superintendent. Wetig, superintendent at Ashland USD 220, a 1A ...



Former Hays High para bound over for trial for attempted unlawful sexual relations  Hays Post

By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post. A former para-education professional at Hays High School has been bound over for trial for attempted unlawful sexual ...



Hays sweeps Great Bend to open Hays City Shootout  Hays Post

Hays High opened the 36th Annual Gerald Mitchell Shootout with Great Bend on Thursday evening. Girls. Hays 79 – Great Bend 44. Hays sprinted out of the ...



Hays High JAG-K students explore careers at NCK Tech  Hays Post

NCKTECH. NCK Tech Hays campus recently hosted thirty students from the Jobs for America's Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) program at Hays High School.



HHS to perform 'Bright Star' musical  Hays Post

Hays High School presents the Broadway musical, Bright Star. The new show written by comedian and bluegrass musician Steve Martin and singer Edie Brickell ...



Former Hays High para sentenced to probation  Hays Post

By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post. A former para at Hays High School was sentenced to 18 months of probation Monday after pleading no contest earlier ...



Hays City Shootout Second Day  CatchItKansas

The second day of the 36th Annual Gerald Mitchell Hays City Shootout was not kind to Hays and Great Bend schools.



Hays High XC competes in Hesston  Hays Daily News

HESSTON — In a unique cross country race, the Hays High School cross country team got a pair of top five finishes from its freshman class Thursday at the ...



Hays USD 489 school board hears proposal for a $29.4 million bond  Hays Post

By CRISTINA JANNEY. Hays Post. The Hays USD 489 school board Monday night heard a summary of projects from its architect and construction manager that ...



Hays High goes 2-0 on first day of Diamond Classic  Hays Daily News

Hays High School pitcher Cody Petersen (20) throws the ball to first base for an out against Great Bend High School during the first day of the Western Plains ...



Juvenile suspects arrested in connection with Gorham robbery  Hays Post

Hays Post. The Russell County Sheriff's Office reported Friday it has juvenile suspects in an armed robbery in Gorham that occurred Thursday morning and ...



Herington superintendent last to interview for Hays USD 489 top job  Hays Post

USD 489. Ron Wilson. Ron Wilson will interview for the position of Superintendent with the USD 489 Board of Education Thursday night. Wilson is the fourth of ...



USD 489 projects enrollment drop of 102  Hays Daily News

Hays USD 489 will have about 100 fewer students in 2018-19 if enrollment projections hold true. Assistant Superintendent Shanna Dinkel will discuss the ...



Updated 2018 Hays City Shootout brackets  Hays Post

The Gerald Mitchell Hays City Shootout will be Nov. 29 to Dec. 1 at Hays High School and Hays Middle School. Filed Under: Sports ...



Hays High student-journalists claim 23 state placements at regional  Hays Post

Hays High School qualified 16 students for state after taking 23 awards in 19 events at the regional journalism competition on Feb. 25 at Fort Hays State ...



Kansas high school volleyball regional results, sub-state pairings  Hays Daily News

High school volleyball regional, sub-state pairings Regional results Tuesday CLASS 1A At Burlingame Quarterfinal — Burlingame def. Centre, 28-26, 25-14.



Hays superintendent candidate Wilson: Focus on what's best for students  Hays Post

By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post. Hays USD 489 Superintendent candidate Ron Wilson said he centers all his work on what is best for kids. Wilson is the fourth ...



Extra security at Hays High School after report of threat  KWCH

Parents and students may see extra police at Hays High School today after a report of a threat. According to a letter sent to parents by Hays High School ...



Hays couple logs thousands of miles to watch granddaughter play Division I basketball  Hays Post

By RANDY GONZALES For Hays Post. Big things are happening for the family of a local former star basketball player – which shouldn't seem out of the ordinary, ...



Phillipsburg, Logan superintendent to interview at Hays USD 489  Hays Post

USD 489. Mike Gower. Michael Gower will be interviewing for the position of superintendent with the USD 489 Board of Education on the evening of Wednesday ...



Hays High DECA students win State Career Development Conference awards  Hays Post

USD 489. Twenty-three Hays High School DECA students competed in the 2019 State Career Development Conference March 3-5 on the campus of Kansas ...



Interview: Lance Krannawitter, new Hays High assistant principal/AD  Hays Post

Hays High School will have a new assistant principal and athletic director as of July 1. Lance Krannawitter has accepted an offer to take that role. He currently is ...



🎥 School board determines characteristics wanted in new superintendent  Hays Post

By BECKY KISER Hays Post. Five groups of Hays school district staff and administration, along with community members, were quizzed Monday about ...



Gitchel named most inspirational athlete at Special Olympics  Hays Daily News

Opening ceremonies for the Kansas Special Olympics state basketball and cheerleading tournament are always exciting, but for one team member from Hays, ...



Special Olympics tournament comes to Hays this weekend  Hays Post

The 2019 State Basketball & Cheerleading Tournament for Special Olympics Kansas will be Friday and Saturday in Hays. Events are scheduled for Fort Hays ...



Main Street open in time for Hays homecoming parade season  Hays Daily News

Waterline repairs and street work will be wrapped up Friday and Main Street open, just in time for the Thomas More Prep-Marian homecoming parade, according ...



Ashland superintendent to interview for Hays USD 489 top job  Hays Post

USD 489. Wetig. Jamie Wetig will be interviewing for the position of Superintendent with the USD 489 Board of Education on the evening of Thursday, Jan. 30.



Nortons Kats takes first overall in Hays High/Victoria Invite  Hays Daily News

VICTORIA — After finishing second among all runners at the Hays High/Victoria Invitational Invitational a year ago, there was only way for Norton's Lexi Kats to ...



First Hays USD 489 superintendent candidate to interview today  Hays Post

USD 489. Keith Hall will be interviewing for the position of superintendent with the USD 489 Board of Education tonight. Hall is the first of four candidates that the ...



Matlock leaves legacy of 30 years in music education for new adventure  Hays Post

Hays High music teacher Johnny Matlock conducts the HHS Chamber Singers at the United Nations during a recent trip to New York. Courtesy photo.



Grow Hays announces winners from Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge  Hays Post

Grow Hays, in association with Network Kansas E-Community Partnership, hosted the first annual Ellis County Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge on ...



Albers seeks to get kids excited about school at new role at HMS  Hays Post

By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post. Tom Albers became a teacher because of the relationships he built in high school sitting around the local convenience store, ...



USD 489 Hays central enrollment Wednesday, Thursday  Hays Post

USD 489 central enrollment will be from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday and from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Hays High School cafeteria. At central ...



USD 489 Hays enrollment open for 2018-19 school year  Hays Post

Online Enrollment for USD 489 has opened as of today. Below you'll find steps for completing enrollment forms and paying the enrollment fees. There's also ...



Hays High ousted from regional with 1-0 loss to Buhler  Hays Daily News

Hays High played championship-caliber baseball in two of the three facets of the game in Wednesday's Class 4A Division I regional semifinal against Buhler at ...



Ellis County, area high school seniors to be honored by KU  Hays Post

KU. LAWRENCE— This fall, the Kansas Honor Scholar Program, a longstanding tradition of the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment, ...



Hays High student commits suicide, district brings counselors into school  Hays Daily News

Students, staff and parents of Hays High School were notified Thursday morning that a student committed suicide Wednesday night. Superintendent John ...



Two Broncos Place in Bob Kuhn Prairie Classic in Hays  KRSL

Two members of the Russell High School wrestling team earned fourth place finishes in their respective weight classes at the Bob Kuhn Prairie Classic hosted ...



Hays High students seek action on school safety  Hays Post

Kalyssa Boyle, Hays High School freshman, was one of about 75 to 100 students who protested school violence Wednesday morning at the school. #enough ...



Hays woman dies in Geary Co. crash  Hays Daily News

A Hays woman died Tuesday afternoon in a crash due to icy roads near Junction City. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Ashlen Leigh Lemon, 19, was ...



Mary Jane (Knoll) Davidson  Hays Post

Mary Jane (Knoll) Davidson – age 72, of Hays, Kansas died Friday, December 28, 2018, at her home in Hays, Kansas. She was born September 14, 1946, ...



Herington superintendent interviews for Hays job  Salina Post

By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post. Hays USD 489 superintendent candidate Ron Wilson said he centers all his work on what is best for kids. Wilson is the fourth ...



Robert J. Pfeifer  Hays Post

Robert J. Pfeifer, 91, Hays, died Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 at HaysMed. Robert (RJ) was born April 12, 1927 in Hays, Kansas the son of Pete and ...



Hays school district names two new principals  Hays Post

Hays Post. The Hays school district has named two new principals who will take over schools in the fall. Tom Albers, assistant principal at Hays High School, will ...



NEW ECONOMY: Public education opens paths to trade careers  Hays Post

Larry Defoi, sophomore, and Devin Mayfield, freshman, work on a project in a beginning metals class at Hays High School. The Kansas Department of ...



Hays High aims big with Hunchback of Notre Dame  Hays Daily News

Hays High School's “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” will be a big show in more ways than one. For the first time, Hays High students will perform their annual ...



Blood donations underway for Battle of the Badges  Hays Post

The Ellis County American Red Cross Battle of the Badges Blood Drive is underway. It's sponsored by Hays High School JAG-K students. Hays Police officers ...



Hays High announces 2018 Indian Call candidates  Hays Post

Hays High School seniors have selected the candidates for 2018 Indian Call. The dance is scheduled for Feb. 17, and the winners will be announces the ...



Crough set to be named Hays High football coach  Hays Post

UPDATE: The school board unanimously approved the personnel transactions as part of the consent agenda Monday. Crough is the next football coach at Hays ...



Helping Hands takes on coffee shop business at Hays High  Hays Post

By LACEY GREGORY HHS Guidon. The addition of the Indian Grounds coffee shop in the Hays High School library initially started off as an idea generated last ...



Largest KAMS class ever at Fort Hays State honored in completion ceremony  Hays Daily News

HAYS — Thirty-two students were recognized in a high school commencement ceremony Saturday at Fort Hays State University. They didn't act like high school ...



Hays school board approves JAG-K program to help at-risk students  Hays Post

By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post. The Hays USD 489 school board approved a program Monday that would help at-risk students graduate and reach ...



Hays High Homecoming '17 candidates announced  Hays Post

By BECKY KISER Hays Post. The Hays High School Homecoming 2017 candidates have been announced. They are: Dante Blackmon, Erin Muirhead, London ...



Gordmans will host ribbon cutting, grand opening in August  Hays Daily News

Apparel and home décor retailer Gordmans, a division of Stage Stores, will debut a new department store beginning with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 8:45 a.m. ...



Cathedral Christmas Concert will be Sunday at St. Fidelis  Hays Post

VICTORIA — The annual Cathedral Christmas Concert will be at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at St. Fidelis Basilica in Victoria. The concert is free to the public. The choirs ...



Hays Highs Clark, Wyse ready for return trip to state tennis  Hays Daily News

Competing at state tennis was an eye-opener last year for Hays High doubles players Logan Clark and Zac Wyse. “What I learned last year: East side of Kansas ...



Hays PD conducts active shooter training  KSN-TV

"These acts of violence could take place anywhere," he said. "Whether that be in Walmart, office building or a school."



Hays PD's SSRT training continues Wednesday  Hays Post

HPD. The Hays Police Department will be conducting training Wed., July 25, 2018 between the hours of 12:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at Hays High School, 2300 ...



Hays Public Library hires early literacy coordinator  Hays Post

The Hays Public Library has hired Sara Schoenthaler to serve as its early literacy coordinator. This position will organize storytimes and other early childhood ...



Hays High freshman to perform with Hays group at Carnegie Hall  Hays Post

By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post. The CROSSROADS/Total Praise group from Hays has been invited to perform at Carnegie Hall as part of Distinguished ...



Student who strives to excel, teacher who builds relationships earn honors  Hays Post

Hays Post. Olivia Goetz, fifth-grader at Roosevelt Elementary School, receives her Best of the Best Award Monday night from Board President Mandy Fox.



Hays High Little Indians Cheer Camp taking applications  Hays Post

Hays High Little Indians Cheer Camp will be Saturday, Sept. 16, from 9 a.m. to noon at Hays High School – Gym A. Parents can begin bringing their kids at 8:30 ...



Teen in custody for alleged threat at HHS  Hays Daily News

A 14-year-old male was taken into police protective custody Monday after an alleged threat made against Hays High School. Law enforcement received a report ...



Former path lab heightens creep factor of CYO haunted house  Hays Daily News

What could be better place for a haunted house than a building unoccupied for about two decades? Maybe an empty building that used to be a laboratory.



Dorst named principal of Manhattan High School  Hays Post

JC Post. Michael Dorst. (Photo courtesy of USD 383 ). MANHATTAN — Michael Dorst has been named the new principal of Manhattan High School. He has ...



Kirsten DeeAnn Daily  Hays Post

Kirsten DeeAnn (Applegate) Daily, 56, Hays, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018 in Hays. She was born Jan. 9, 1962 in Topeka, the second of four children to Dr. Francis ...



Hays USD 489 BOE to consider computer purchase for HMS  Hays Post

By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post. Despite a study on migrating Hays Middle School to Chromebooks next year, the Hays USD 489 Technology Committee is ...



Local high school performances earn Jester Award nominations  Hays Post

Music Theatre Wichita recently announced nominees for the 17th Annual Jester Awards, a program designed to celebrate excellence in high school musical ...



Fridays winter art walk largest yet  Hays Daily News

It's not an exaggeration to say Friday's Winter Art Walk will be the biggest yet for the Hays Arts Council. With 22 locations and more than 30 featured artists, ...



🎥 Gordmans opens in Big Creek Crossing  Hays Post

By BECKY KISER Hays Post. Caleb Hudson moved to Hays 18 years ago to begin his career in retail. He first worked for the former Midwest Drugs at the south ...



HHS seniors earn over $1 million in scholarships at awards ceremony  Hays Post

By ISABELLE BRAUN HHS Guidon. Academic and athletic awards were accepted by the student body on May 7. There were 50 award and scholarship ...



Elsie Mae Dreher  Hays Post

Elsie Mae Dreher, 75, died December 12, 2018, at her home in Hoisington. She was born March 22, 1943, in Munjor, Kansas, the daughter of Nicholas and ...



TMP hires assistant Bill Meagher as head boys basketball coach  Hays Daily News

Thomas More Prep-Marian announced Tuesday that Bill Meagher has accepted the position of head high school boys basketball coach. He begins his role as ...



Calista Leigh Isbell  The Garden City Telegram

Calista Leigh Isbell, age 15, of Hays, Kansas passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2018, in Hays. She was born November 17, 2002, in Suixi, Guangdong China.



Former standout athlete finds new passion through entrepreneurial opportunities  Hays Post

By DIANE GASPER-O'BRIEN FHSU University Relations and Marketing. Growing up in a baseball family in Hays, Hayden Hutchison mastered a multitude of ...



Hays High head football coach resigns  Hays Post

Hays High School head football coach Randall Rath resigned the position on Thursday as confirmed by athletic director Chris Michaelis. Rath was the head ...



NCK Tech welding competition showcases students welders  Hays Post

NCK Tech held its 13th annual GMAW welding competition on the Beloit campus. Participants for the college division included students from both NCK Tech ...



Hays Middle School students walk out to bring attention to school security  Hays Post

Hays Post. The Hays USD 489 school district informed parents this afternoon 40 to 50 middle school students “walked out” of the school at 10 a.m. for 17 minutes ...



Basketball Postponements for January 11  CatchItKansas

Due to inclement weather: Basketball here vs. Garden City tonight 1-11-19 has been cancelled and rescheduled for Saturday, February 2nd starting at 3:00 at ...



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