Mediation Session Set for USD 475 Teacher Contract Talks

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Teacher contract talks have been at impasse in Geary USD 475. Dr. Corbin Witt, Superintendent of Schools, confirmed that a federal mediator will conduct a mediation session at the Devin Center on September 23. “The mediator will go back and forth between the bargaining units and try to get both bargaining units to work together […]

JCHS Alumni Directory to Be Updated


Geary Community Schools Foundation is once again working with Harris Connect to update the JCHS alumni  directory that was done in 2009. In the coming days and months alumni may receive postcards, emails or telephone calls from the company asking for updated contact information. Harris Connect is only collecting information for purposes of the directory […]

Geary County Tuesday Booking Photos

Jamaal Belt-Daniels, Failure to appear, Arrested 8/31

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Seven-Day Weather Forecast

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According to the National Weather Service of Topeka, there is a slight chance for isolated to scattered showers and storms late this evening and overnight for north central and far northeast KS. Gusty winds will be possible with these storms. Quiet and warm conditions continue through the weekend with highs in the low to mid […]

Chapman High School Teacher Honored

Jodi DeArmond

Jodi DeArmond of Chapman High School has been chosen as a 2016 Region 1 Middle / Secondary Kansas Teacher of the Year nominee. USD 473 Superintendent of Schools Lacee Sell said DeArmond will attend a reception on Sept. 12 in Salina. Nominees, semi-finalists, and finalists for Region 1 will be honored.

Pay Schedule Changing for County Employees

Geary County Office

Geary County Employee’s will begin receiving bi-weekly paychecks in October instead of monthly paychecks. The Board of Commissioners approved the new pay schedule on Monday, despite some opposition from some employee’s according to Ben Bennett, Commission Chairman. “Some of them felt like they didn’t have enough time, they may not have enough money to pay […]

Manhattan man sentenced in aggravated arson case


MANHATTAN – A Kansas man will serve 24 months probation in connection with an aggravated arson case. On Monday, Riley County Judge John F. Bosch approved a dispositional departure in the sentencing process and followed a plea agreement by Gene Pixler, 52, of Manhattan, and the Prosecution. Pixler was arrested at the Riley County Police […]

Wildcat Region Boards of Health and Partners to Convene September 9


Regional Health Department Directors and their Boards of Health, consisted of County Commissioners will be convening next Wednesday, September 9th, in Manhattan along with leadership from Fort Riley.  . The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss current and future plans for public health emergency preparedness in the Wildcat Region, which is composed of Geary, […]