The Circus Is Returning to Grandview Plaza

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The Culpepper & Merriweather Circus is returning to Grandview Plaza on Tuesday, September 8th. Jerome Thomas, City Superintendent announced Wednesday that the “Big Top” will be raised at 9 am on September 8th and Culpepper & Merriweather will put on two shows that evening at 5 pm and 7:30 pm. “It’s going to be in […]

Grandview Plaza’s New City Hall Nearing Completion

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Grandview Plaza residents will soon have their community center back, following the completion of the new City Hall being built to the south of the former City Hall building currently occupied by the Police Department. Jerome Thomas, City Superintendent explained that the city offices moved from its former location into the community center due to […]

USD 475 Touts Parents as Teachers Program

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Geary USD 475 offers a Parents as Teachers program. The goal is to help children build a strong foundation for future success in school. The PAT program offers free one-on-one visits with children ages birth to kindergarten; providing activities, screenings, playtimes, and family nights. Parent Educators through weekly or monthly home visits provide parents with […]

Volunteers Needed for Annual Bicycle and Pedestrian Counts

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The Flint Hills Metropolitan Planning Organization wants to do an annual bicycle and pedestrian count project. Eleven count locations have been identified, and the counts are taken at five different times throughout the week. Stephanie Watts, Transportation Planner, said a total of 55 volunteers are needed to fill all spots. The number of volunteers could […]

Junction City Commission Adopts 2016 Budget

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The property tax levy in the 2016 Junction City budget will only reflect a slight increase in mills. The budget adopted by the City Commission Tuesday night at the Municipal Building includes an increase in the tax levy of .048 of one mill. Other facts in the spending plan noted by the City Manager Allen […]

I-70 Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest of Six People

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Junction City police have reported the arrest of six Indiana residents Monday on drug related allegations following a traffic stop on Interstate 70. Police said those arrested included Zachary Joseph Strong, 26, Joshua Thomas Strong, 22, and Hannah Marian Wartenberg, 19, on suspicion of Transporting Drug Proceeds and Possession of Marijuana. Also arrested were Maya […]

City Turns Over Management of Opera House

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The Junction City Commission has approved a negotiated agreement with the C. L. Hoover Opera House Foundation for management of that facility. The city’s chief financial officer, Cheryl Beatty, said this has been in negotiations for two years. “But a negotiated agreement in which they would 100 percent take over the management for a set […]

City Prepares to Sell Property

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The Junction City Commission has directed the city attorney, Katie Logan, to prepare a contract on the proposed sale of city owned property adjacent to Elmdale Avenue. Sheila Burdett and Mack Henington have offered to pay $52,500 for a 12.6 acre site. Henington told the city commission, “I own Carpet Masters. I rent the back […]

Geary County Wednesday Booking Photos

Reginald Fraziar, Deliver / manufacture of simulated controlled substances / drug paraphernalia, Possession of firearm by convicted felon within five years, Possession simulated controlled substances or drug paraphernalia,  Proceeds derived from violations of the uniform controlled, Arrested 8/18

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