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Former JCHS trainer agrees to state motion to surrender license following conviction

A former Junction City High School athletic trainer will spend two months in jail and three years on probation for sending obscene photos and text messages to an underage student. Brandon Martino was sentenced Monday in Geary County Court after entering a no contest plea last month to a single count of sexual exploitation of [...]

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By |2021-10-12T11:06:58-05:00October 12th, 2021|Categories: Junction City, Local News|Comments Off on Former JCHS trainer agrees to state motion to surrender license following conviction

Junction City High School ribbon cutting ushers in new era at USD 475

Members of the public got the chance to see the impressive new Junction City High School Saturday. Geary County Schools USD 475 hosted a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony for the 437,000 square foot facility. Principal Merrier Jackson says it’s the largest public school building in the state of Kansas, and by her estimation, the third [...]

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By |2021-10-10T10:56:43-05:00October 10th, 2021|Categories: Junction City, Local News|Comments Off on Junction City High School ribbon cutting ushers in new era at USD 475

USD 475 extends mask mandate

Geary County USD 475 will continue to require students, staff and visitors to wear masks through at least early spring. The school board voted Monday to extend its mask requirement for all patrons regardless of vaccination status until April 4, 2022. The board says it will reassess the situation at that time. The masking requirement [...]

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By |2021-10-05T14:30:51-05:00October 5th, 2021|Categories: Geary County, Junction City, Local News|Comments Off on USD 475 extends mask mandate

Junction City teen killed in Dickinson County crash

DICKINSON COUNTY — An 18-year-old is dead following a crash Friday afternoon in Dickinson County. The Kansas Highway Patrol says just before 12:30 p.m., Javier Fuentes, of Junction City, was driving southbound on Hwy 56, about 3 miles south of Herington when, for an unknown reason, his Honda Accord drifted to the left, crossed the [...]

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By |2021-10-01T19:23:29-05:00October 1st, 2021|Categories: Junction City, Local News|Comments Off on Junction City teen killed in Dickinson County crash

Gas leak leads to delays for USD 475 personnel

The Junction City Fire Department and other emergency personnel were dispatched just before 4 a.m. Tuesday to a major gas leak in front of the USD 475 McConnell Maintenance Center on Old 40 Highway. Upon arrival, the fire department identified an above ground natural gas transmission valve station, with a high volume of gas coming [...]

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By |2021-09-28T08:06:04-05:00September 28th, 2021|Categories: Junction City, Local News|Comments Off on Gas leak leads to delays for USD 475 personnel

Ribbon cutting for new Junction City High School set for October

An official ribbon cutting for the new Junction City High School will take place next month. School officials announced Thursday they’re planning to unveil the new $132 million, $437,000 square foot facility at 10 a.m. Oct. 9. Students will lead tours following the ribbon cutting. The new school, which broke ground in April 2019, opened [...]

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By |2021-09-09T14:09:21-05:00September 9th, 2021|Categories: Junction City, Local News|Comments Off on Ribbon cutting for new Junction City High School set for October

Ex-Junction City High athletic trainer sentenced on sexual exploitation charge

A former Junction City High School athletic trainer will spend two months in jail and three years on probation for sending obscene photos and text messages to an underage student. Brandon Martino was sentenced Monday in Geary County Court after entering a no contest plea last month to a single count of sexual exploitation of [...]

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By |2021-08-17T12:02:46-05:00August 17th, 2021|Categories: Geary County, Junction City, Local News|Comments Off on Ex-Junction City High athletic trainer sentenced on sexual exploitation charge

Junction City Fire deals with two apartment blazes

Junction City Fire was called on twice to deal with apartment fires Thursday. The first caused 15-thousand dollars damage to apartments at 238 East 14th, having started in a vacant apartment before one in the afternoon. An apartment next door suffered smoke damage and cats from inside were returned to their owners. The second fire [...]

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By |2021-08-13T09:48:52-05:00August 13th, 2021|Categories: Junction City|Comments Off on Junction City Fire deals with two apartment blazes

Junction City elementary school evacuated after online threat

Updated as of 11 a.m. Wednesday Junction City Police and the Geary County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a threat made against Spring Valley Elementary School Wednesday morning. According to a release from JCPD Chief John Lamb, the threat was posted on social media and police immediately evacuated students and staff from the building upon learning [...]

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By |2021-08-11T10:31:41-05:00August 11th, 2021|Categories: Junction City, Local News|Comments Off on Junction City elementary school evacuated after online threat

USD 475 Geary Co. Schools extends contract for superintendent

The superintendent of schools in Geary County will be in place for another three years. USD 475 school board members voted Aug. 2 to extend Dr. Reginald Eggleston’s contract for three years, the maximum length allowed by Kansas statute. According to a district release, the decision was based on results of Dr. Eggleston’s leadership in [...]

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By |2021-08-09T15:11:26-05:00August 9th, 2021|Categories: Geary County, Junction City, Local News|Comments Off on USD 475 Geary Co. Schools extends contract for superintendent
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