Medicare Basics Workshop Thursday Aug. 6 in Abilene

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If you’ll soon be getting Medicare or want to know more about it, you can learn about it Thursday, Aug. 5 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Abilene Senior Center to learn the basics and get answers to your questions from experts who know about Medicare. The workshop is geared to those nearing the […]

Fort Riley News

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According to information on the Fort Riley Facebook page, school zones will be in effect beginning Monday ( Aug. 3 ) ahead of the beginning of school on Aug. 17. Tickets will not be issued during that time leading up to the beginning of classes. — The 1st Infantry Division’s National Night Out Against Crime […]

Seven – Day Forecast

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According to the National Weather Service of Topeka, temperatures climb back into the 90s for the next several days. There are slight chances for thunderstorms today, with the best chance for an isolated storm up near the Nebraska border. Wind and hail would be the primary concerns if storms can form. Today: Mostly sunny. Highs […]

Senate Passes Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act

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U. S. Senator Jerry Moran has co-sponsored legislation which passed the Senate this week that is designed to improve the lives of veterans who are wounded as a result of their service to our nation. The Wounded Warriors Federal Leasve Act helps ensure disabled veterans can receive the medical care they need by providing first-year […]

Verdict in for Anthony Nichols

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A Riley County District Court jury has returned a guilty verdict for Anthony Nichols, Kansas City, Kansas,  on a charge of Attempted 1st Degree Murder.  The verdict was reached Friday afternoon in Manhattan, bringing an end to a trial that began on Tuesday. Sentencing in the case is scheduled on Sept. 14. Nichols was one […]

JCHS Band Camp Set

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The 2015 JCHS Band Camp has been scheduled next week, Aug. 3-7 at the senior high school. The turf is being replaced at Al Simpler Stadium, so the camp will be held on the upper practice field by the JCHS tennis courts. The schedule includes Monday through Thursday: 7:30 a.m. — meet for instructions and […]

Michelle Munson and Serban Simu Establish Faculty Award at K-State

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Gregory Eiselein, professor of English and university distinguished teaching scholar, has been named the first recipient of the Michael Donnelly Faculty Award in English at Kansas State University. The award, newly created by donors Michelle Munson ( a Geary County native ) and Serban Simu, Berkeley, California, honors English professor Michael Donnelly and the impact […]

Investigation in Dickinson County Leads to an Arrest

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The Dickinson County sheriff Gareth Hoffman has reported that the Drug Enforcement Unit for the Sheriff’s Department and officers of the Abilene Police Department completed a two-week investigation of alleged prostitution in Abilene with the arrest of Ginger Ann Burleson, 39, on July 30. The sheriff reported that Burleson was incarcerated in the Dickinson County […]

Geary County Friday Booking Photos

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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, […]

Doctor Makes First Court Appearance

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The Geary County Sheriff’s Department confirms Dr. Allan D Holiday Jr. is free on $50,000 bond following a first appearance in Geary County District Court Friday morning. Holiday made that first appearance via video connection from the Geary County Detention Center. Holiday is a practicing physician at Geary Community Hospital. He is an orthopedic surgeon with […]