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Ft Riley Soldier facing charges after Arrest in Arkansas

Jason VinduskaDecember 18, 2018

A 31-year-old Kansas soldier is in custody after authorities say he had been receiving nude photos from a 16-year-old girl and arranged to meet her in Arkansas. Andrew Michael O'Brien of Junction City was arrested early Saturday morning in Mountain Home. Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery  said O'Brien is on active military duty stationed at Fort Riley. A sheriff's office report says ...

Over $23,000 For Community Programs

John AndersonNovember 14, 2018

Local Travel Store Raises Over $23,000 For Community Programs The 24/7 Travel Stores donated $3,386.72 to the Abilene Area Food and Clothing Bank. The funds raised during the event can be used however the food banks wish - whether for operating costs, perishable groceries or other needs. Salina, KS: For ten days in October, locally-owned travel center 24/7 Travel Stores donated 5¢ for every...

Andrea E. Purvis is among the 3.

John AndersonOctober 30, 2018

8th Judicial District Nominating Commission submits nominees for district judge vacancy in Geary County and Andrea E. Purvis, Abilene, county attorney for Dickinson County is among the 3. TOPEKA—The 8th Judicial District Nominating Commission has sent the names of three nominees for district judge to Governor Jeff Colyer, who has 60 days to decide who will fill the vacancy created by the Janu...

Minick Named Kansas Finest

John AndersonOctober 25, 2018

Joe Minick received one of four Kansas Finest awards during the 2018 Kansas Tourism Conference in Junction City for his work with the Abilene & Smoky Valley Railroad, Hoffman Grist Mill, Dickinson County Heritage Center, Steamboat Arabia and other projects. The Kansas Finest award is given to an individual who actively promotes Kansas through travel and tourism, not because it's their job, but...

The next Lunch & Learn program

John AndersonOctober 18, 2018

The next Lunch & Learn program is Thursday, October 25 at noon in the Eisenhower Presidential Library Visitors Center Auditorium.  Free and open to the public, a light lunch is provided on a first come, first serve basis courtesy of the Eisenhower Foundation.  Author Jim Sherow will discuss his newly released book The Chisholm Trail: Joseph McCoy’s Great Gamble.. Following the program, ...


John AndersonOctober 10, 2018

The USS Eisenhower Delegation will pay a visit to the General this Friday morning. During the 8 a.m. hour the Delegation will visit with KABI Wake Up Call host John Anderson. They are visiting Abilene to honor the 128th Birthday of President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Capt Kyle Higgins [Commanding Officer, USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, CVN69] CMC Todd Mangin [Command Master Chief] LCDR Rick Chernizt...

Dwight D. Eisenhower statue unveiling

John AndersonOctober 8, 2018

The unveiling of a statue of Dwight D. Eisenhower will at 10 a.m. on Monday, October 22 at the Kansas State Capitol. The 7-foot bronze statue of Eisenhower as a five-star general is mounted on a 3-foot granite base....

Dwight Eisenhower 128th Birthday Activities

John AndersonOctober 4, 2018

A full weekend planned to mark Dwight Eisenhower's 128th birthday! Abilene, Kan. - Several events are planned to celebrate Dwight D. Eisenhower's 128th birthday which is Oct.14, 2018.   VFW Vigil - Friday 10/12 - 4:30 p.m. (ends at 7:00 a.m.10/13) VFW posts from across the state will stand vigil overnight at the burial site of the President. The public is also encouraged to stop b...

Eisenhower Pilgrimage 2018

John AndersonOctober 2, 2018

“Eisenhower Day Committee Chairman John Meyeres leads attendees in a salute to colors at the 2017 Eisenhower Pilgrimage.” The Kansas American Legion’s 38th annual Eisenhower Pilgrimage will be held in Abilene, Kansas on Saturday, October 13, 2018.American Legion Riders Post #240 will provide a rifle salute for the ceremony. The event will be held at the Eisenhower Museum and Library in fr...

Ground Beef recall in Kansas

John AndersonSeptember 26, 2018

The recent recall of tons of ground beef has expanded to even more retailers, including Sam’s Clubs here in Kansas.    On Wednesday, the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture released a list of more stores affected by the recall of Cargill ground beef over E. coli fears.  Last week, Cargill Meat Solutions recalled more than 130,000 lbs. of ground beef. An investigation by its Food Safety and Inspec...




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