We have had yard or garage sales periodically over the years, but never before have we had things stolen.

At our sale over the Labor Day weekend at 2010 Metro in Hays, we had a Hamilton Beach drink mixer for sale and another one, sort of like it, set off, almost hidden at the side of our house. It was not for sale and had sentimental value.

On Saturday night, we noticed it was missing. If anyone knows of anyone who has recently acquired such an item, I would like to know their name and address. We will continue to have sales as the year goes on, but will have to be more security conscious.

Tim Matas,