A ceremony was held Wednesday evening at Manhattan’s Bishop Stadium to remember those who lost their lives during the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2011. The event was put on by the Flint Hills Volunteer Center, Senior Core and the Senior Core RSVP program to honor area first-responders. The Fort Riley 1st Infantry Division Band [...]
JUNCTION CITY, Kan. — Junction City Police Chief Dan Breci is retiring after 43 years of public service. Breci’s last day with JCPD is September 20. He’s spent 20 years with the department including the last three years as the Chief of Police. The department announced Monday that Lt. Kirt Nichols will serve as interim [...]
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JUNCTION CITY, Kan. — A Junction City teenager is behind bars after leading police on a pursuit Saturday morning. Deputies from the Geary County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched shortly after 7 a.m. to an erratic pickup driver traveling eastbound on Interstate 70. The driver reached speeds of up to 90 mph, swerving all over the [...]
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JUNCTION CITY, Kan. — The Junction City-Geary County Drug Operations Group got a little more than they bargained for when they served a search warrant Wednesday at Junction City home. Officers were called out to an apartment at 311 West 8th Street Street as part of an investigation into drug distribution and person crimes. In [...]
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LAWRENCE, Kan. — A Junction City woman was hospitalized Thursday following a crash on the Kansas Turnpike in Douglas County. The Kansas Highway Patrol says 56-year-old Jacqueline Carter-King was eastbound on Interstate 70 just before 7:30 a.m. when her vehicle lost control and hit the wall in the median. The vehicle was struck from behind [...]
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WESTMORELAND, Kan. — The Kansas Attorney General’s Office has ordered a Junction City woman to repay more than $3,800 to the Kansas Medicaid Program after pleading to Medicaid fraud-related charges. A guilty plea was submitted in Pottawatomie County District Court in May by 22-year-old Elizabeth Joyce. She pled to one felony count of making a [...]
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Four people accused of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of a school were arrested in Junction City Thursday after police served a search warrant. According to a release by police, officers discovered methamphetamine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and a firearm while performing the search. In addition to the distribution charges, 33-year-old Samantha [...]
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A U.S. Army veteran and Junction City High School graduate is the latest candidate to file to run for Manhattan City Commission. This is 29-year-old Kaleb James’ third time running for the city commission. He first came to the region in his youth as his father was stationed at Fort Riley. After serving in the [...]
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Housing policy, fee structures and unattended maintenance issues were among topics discussed at a town hall on housing conditions at Fort Riley on Wednesday, Feb. 26. Leaders of Fort Riley and its housing services were at town hall meetings in Riley’s Conference Center on Feb. 26 and 27, part of an Army-wide effort to review [...]
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