‘Big Red One’ Soldiers Support Wildfire Response Effort in Washington State

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FORT RILEY, Kansas – Soldiers assigned to 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, are providing around-the-clock medevac support to civilian and military agencies fighting the massive wildfire in northeastern Washington state. The unit is supporting Task Force First Round, which was formed around the 17th Field Artillery Brigade from Joint Base […]

Chamber of Commerce Looking into Possible Regional Partnership


The Junction City Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has directed Chamber Staff to look into a proposed regional partnership with Riley and Pottawatomie Counties. Mark Ediger, Board Chairman explained that they directed Chamber CEO Dennis Beson to sign a Memorandum of Understanding that would allow the Chamber to look into the possible partnership […]

Police Report Bank Robbery In Manhattan


    Riley County police are searching for a suspect in the Wednesday morning robbery of the Sunflower Bank in the 2700 block of Anderson Avenue in Manhattan. Police spokesman Matt Droge told Little Apple Post that officers set up a perimeter searching for a suspect.  The description of that suspect described him as a […]

Two Arrested On Drug Related Allegations

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The Junction City Police Department has confirmed the arrest of two men on drug related allegations following a traffic stop within the eastern city limits on Tuesday. Police said Derrick James Lowery, 26, of Colorado and Matthew D. Markey, 28, of Tennessee were arrested on suspicion of Transporting Drug Proceeds, Felony Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, […]

Quittin’ Time to Perform at No. 105 Bliss Bistro

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Local performers, Quittin’ Time, will perform over the noon hour at No. 105 Bliss Bistro at 105 West Seventh Street in Junction City on Thursday. No. 105 Bliss Bistro owner Tammy Moritz made the announcement. A buffet will be set up for lunch patrons while Quittin’ Time performs. Members of the group include Bob Cevera, […]

Geary County Wednesday Booking Photos

Derrick Lowery, Att know / intentional rec / acquire proceeds uniform control substance, Following another vehicle too closely, Possession simulated controlled substances or drug paraphernalia, Arrested 8/25

All persons included in this post are innocent of crimes until proven guilty in a court of law. Courtesy Photos. Frank Gomena, Photo unavailable, Criminal damage to property; misdemeanor   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 […]

Memorial held for Kansas State student killed in Chicago


MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas State University student who was killed in Chicago was remembered for her positive attitude and beaming smile. The Kansas State Black Student Union organized a memorial Tuesday night for 22-year-old Briona White, who was shot to death Aug. 6 in Chicago. White was killed days before she was to […]

Hydrant Repair

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The Junction City Municipal Building will experience low water pressure or no water for the next four to six hours due to hydrant repairs. The City’s Public Works Department issued the notice at 8:28 a.m. Wednesday.