2 arrested following Pott Co. high-speed chase in stolen Camaro

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ST. GEORGE – Law enforcement authorities in Pottawatomie County are investigating two suspects who are in custody following a Thursday morning chase. Just before 5 a.m. the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a resident in the Oak View area of St. George, reporting that they saw the dome light come on in […]

Purple Power Play on Poyntz

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Purple Power Play On Poyntz opens a two-night run in the Manhattan City Park Thursday evening. The Thursday night schedule includes the Diles Mavis Group performing at 7 p.m. followed by a K-State Band Pep Rally at 8:05.  K-State football coach Bill Snyder is scheduled to participate at 8:20 p.m. This event is an annual […]

Geary County Thursday Booking Photos

Jayne Mider, Identity theft, Obstructing legal process or official duty, Possession stolen property, making false information / writing, Driving while license cancelled / suspended / revoked, Parole violation, Arrested 9/2

All persons included in this post are innocent of crimes until proven guilty in a court of law. Courtesy Photos. This information is not criminal history. All individuals included in this post are innocent of crimes until proven guilty in a court of law. JC Post assumes no legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, […]

Fort Riley Woman Reported as ‘Missing’

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The Kansas Missing and Unsolved Facebook page is reporting Fort Riley woman Jessica Echevarria as ‘missing’. According to the flyer, Echevarria went missing from Fort Riley, Kansas on August 16, 2015. It is believed she may be going to either southern California or Houston, Texas., and she was last known to be driving a 2000 […]

Seven-Day Forecast

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An isolated shower will be possible early this morning across northern Kansas, according to the National Weather Service of Topeka. Highs today will range from the low 90s in east central Kansas to the upper 90s in central Kansas. For Labor Day weekend there is a chance for storms Sunday and Monday as a cold […]

Army Helicopter Makes Precautionary Landing

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At approximately 9:15 Wednesday night a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter made a precautionary landing in a field about five miles south of Fort Riley. None of the four crew members were injured. The 1st Infantry Division Public Affairs Office reported that the Black Hawk crew is from the 1st Combat Aviation Brigade of the 1st […]

Lorraine Walker Remembered at Washington Elementary School

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A new playground, walking trail, and wing of Washington Elementary School in Junction City have been named after the school’s late principal Lorraine Walker. During a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony Larry Hicks, Geary County Commissioner, stated “But I knew after I went through my period of grief and sorrow that what she represented needs […]

Watchdog: 900,000 vets have pending health care applications

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MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — An internal watchdog says nearly 900,000 veterans have pending applications for health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs. But a report by the VA’s inspector general says “serious” problems with enrollment data make it impossible to determine how many of the 867,000 veterans with pending applications were […]

Senate approves Manhattan man, 2 others to Kan. Board of Regents

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Topeka- Today the Senate Confirmation Oversight Committee approved Dave Murfin of Wichita, Daniel J. Thomas of Mission Hills, and Dennis A. Mullin of Manhattan to the Kansas Board of Regents, according to a media release. Each will serve a four year term. These individuals fill the positions vacated by Fred Logan of Leawood, Kenny Wilk […]