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32nd annual Cathedral Concert on Dec. 3

The 32nd annual Cathedral Concert will be at 3:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at Victoria's Basilica of St. Fidelis. The event is free to the public. The choirs of FHSU (Fort Hays Singers and Concert Choir) will be joined by the Smoky Hill Chorale, Hays High Chamber Singers, and the Hays High Plains Barbershop Chor


Hays business highlights skilled trades jobs

Students from several area schools gathered around for a lesson, but this wasn't your typical classroom. As machines whirred and hammers pounded in the background, high school students watched employees of Glassman Corp. run a machine to cut sheet metal and form the metal sheets into HVAC ducts. The

HAYS DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-22 13:15:00

City tables vote on labor union negotiations

The Hays City Commission on Tuesday moved to table a decision on whether to opt out of the Public Employer-Employee Relations Act, which effectively would end the city's negotiations with three local labor unions. The commission voted 4-1 to table the issue until a Dec. 7 work session. The dissentin

HAYS DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-22 13:00:00

New treasurer criticizes delay in tax filings

Ellis County Treasurer Lisa Schlegel read a statement at Monday's Ellis County Commission meeting that announced a delay in the mailing of tax statements and publicly faulted county clerk Donna Maskus for not meeting a Nov. 1 deadline for the filing of county tax information. Maskus did not publicly


Billy Jo “Bill” Patton

HOISINGTON – Billy Jo “Bill” Patton, 91, died Nov. 22, 2017, at Woodhaven Care Center, Ellinwood. Services are pending with Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, Hoisington.   HOISINGTON – Billy Jo “Bill” Patton, 91, died Nov. 22, 2017, at Woodhaven Care Center, Ellinwood. Services are pending with Nicholso

GREAT BEND TRIBUNE - 2017-11-23 17:51:00

Hays woman reflects on injury, journey to healing

It happened in an instant. And in the weeks that followed, Terri Braun came to realize her life wasn't the same. The Hays woman was helping a family member move when a strong gust of wind knocked a basketball goal over on top of her. The impact hit her in the back of the head, temporarily knocking h

HAYS DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 12:00:00

Imagination Library sparking interest in reading

United Way of Central Kansas kicked off Dolly Parton's Imagination Library in Great Bend in August with much anticipation and fanfare, celebrating the children that the program would benefit. The first books of this program were sent out in September to more than 110 children, in October 160 child


Of fifth-grade advice and a-ha moments

If you could give a fifth-grader one piece of advice, what would it be? My wifes best friend, Rachel, asked me that question recently. I opened up my Facebook Messenger app one morning, and there it was. I admit this question, asked without context, puzzled me. But thats the nature of texts and priv

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-11-23 00:39:22

Journey House "sets you up for success"

SANFORD The rules at Journey House are designed to help residents recover from their dependencies on substances and achieve success. You have to attend four pro-social meetings a week they can be a church service, a gathering at Alcoholics Anonymous, a counseling session, or even the mandatory meeti

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-11-23 00:36:02

Holly Daze festival rings in the season

SANFORD The community will kick off the holiday season next weekend with the return of the annual Holly Daze festival on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 1 and 2. For local children and kids-at-heart, that means one thing for certain: Santa Claus is coming to town. He and Mrs. Claus will make their first a

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-11-23 00:35:50

Legacy Foundation receives gift for new performing arts center

SANFORD Sanford Schools Legacy Foundation (SSLF) has received a $250,000 grant from the Gerard and Gertrude Genest Charitable Trust, to support the new performing arts center at the new high school. The Legacy Foundation is in the early stages of a capital campaign to raise $2 million for the infras

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-11-23 00:32:09

Giving thanks for Sarah Hale

Permit me, as Editress of the "Lady's Book," to request a few minutes of your precious time, while laying before you a subject of deep interest to myself and - as I trust - even to the President of our Republic, of some importance. Editor's note: This is the text of New Hampshire resident Sarah J. H

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-23 08:15:00

Maine Communities Serve Free Thanksgiving Dinner

Dinner table with roasted Thanksgiving turkey is ready to feast. (Thinkstock) There are many free Thanksgiving dinners across Maine Thursday. Here are a few of them: In Lewiston, at Hope Haven Gospel Mission from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. In Portland, at the Portland Club from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. In

WGME - 2017-11-23 07:01:25

Citizen Policy Academy celebrates graduates

KENNEBUNK - The Kennebunk Police Department held a graduation for Citizen Police Academy participants last Thursday at Kennebunk Town Hall. The Citizen Police Academy started four years ago as a way for members of the community to learn about the criminal justice system and the police departments ro

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-11-23 00:37:14

"Sometimes the stone chooses the man"

KENNEBUNK, Maine - Sometimes the stone chooses the man, said Bob Haskell,Summit Project volunteer and managerof the Kennebunk Habitat for Humanity ReStore said after the Summit Project Honor Stones Walk Saturday. The story he told elevated the emotion evoked during the walk from the Kennebunk Free L

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-11-23 00:37:09

NYC hosts annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade

Local NewsWake Arrests OpinionDRAUGHON DRAWS: Editorial Cartoons from CBC Opinion Out and AboutNightlife Photos FootballFootball: Garner practices ahead of third round (Nov. 22, 2017) Local NewsDurham authorities issue 145 speeding citations in 'Wild Turkey' operation Local NewsMan tries to rob Rale

WRAL - 2017-11-23 18:52:20

Can your pet eat that? Check this holiday food guide for cats and dogs.

As families gather over hearty meals for the holidays, pets are likely to want to sample the spread. Animal experts remind pet owners around the holiday season that some foods are OK for their pets, but that others are harmful and could even be deadly. Here are some of the do's and don'ts when it co

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-11-22 23:01:00

Thanksgiving Fun: 14 ideas to get you and the family out of the house this Thanksgiving break

If travel and Thanksgiving meal prep (and recovery) doesn't fill up your week, here are 14 family activities that will keep the adults and kids in your crew busy. Visit with Santa For the last couple of weekends, Santa has been arriving at local malls. He is now at all of the local large malls. Our


Police ID 3 injured in Cross Creek Mall shooting

Fayetteville police have identified the three people who were shot overnight in the parking lot of Cross Creek Mall after business hours. Jamil R. McMillian, 24, is at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in serious condition, a Fayetteville Police Department news release said. Rachelle N. Jones, 33, has

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-11-23 16:00:52

Man killed Tuesday night identified by police

Goldsboro police have identified Tuesday night's shooting death victim as 42-year-old Sammy Lemarcus Evans, who was shot and killed at about 8:42 p.m. inside 109 N. Herman St. Maj. Anthony Carmon, head of the Goldsboro Police Department's Investigative Services Bureau, said the city's automatic guns

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2017-11-22 21:04:00