Haysville’s 2nd water tower was located on the south/east corner of Grand and Turkle. 2 old elevators can be seen in the background.
Picture and caption from an old Haysville Newspaper.
Caption: “NEW TOWN BORDERS ON OLD… Across the tracks from two old grain elevators stands Haysville’s new water tower, built as part of a $460,000 project which provided modern city services and made growth possible. At right and to the left of the elevator are some of many new houses which border the old town.”
1981 newspaper article. Haysville Community Building at 110 S Main was built around 1920. The picture was taken before the building was razed in 1981.
A newspaper clipping from the Wichita Eagle. Balloon over the Allred barn south of Haysville on 79th street west of Broadway. The photo is by Anthony Reed. Date unknown.
Unknown (1956?)newspaper article about Haysville’s growth. Headline reads “Haysville Growth Increased 40-Fold In 6 Years”. Photo was taken from the Southwest looking towards Northeast.
John Ward built Haysville’s blacksmith shop in 1914. The shop flourished until the early 1940s when World War II broke out.
First Fall Festival was held in October 1985. Below is an article from the 10-13-06 Haysville Times.
Nelson Basketball Benefit.
Date: Circa 1970.
Caption: “GOOD ATTENDANCE… The Nelson Park Basketball coaches’ hosted exhibition games for the Haysville Youth Center Equipment Fund Benefit drew a record crows last night.”
Date: Friday, February 11. 1972
Caption: “BLUE BIRDS… A mother-daughter tea was held in the hospitality room in the Haysville Sate Bank Thursday afternoon featuring the Golden Sunshine Bluebirds. Shown above left (first two names missing) Cheryl Willoughby, Stacey Barley, Carolyn Poore, Susan Bjostad, Kim Peacock and Kim George. Leader of the troop are Mrs, Albert Willoughby and Mrs. Janice Poore.”
1976 newspaper article.
An early morning fire caused &75,000 worth of damage to Ruby Tuesday’s, a night club in the Wichita suburb of Haysville.
Gary Nichols, Sedgwick County police chief, said evidence indicated arson was the cause of the fire.
There were signs of forced entry and wires to the smoke detector were cut. Nichols said the fire department discovered the fire when smoke detectors in an adjacent building alerted them. Nichols said.
Nichols said his department is still trying to determine what was used to start the fire.
no one was injured in the blaze.
Anyone recall where Ruby Tuesdays was located? I assume it was on South Broadway.