Sunday Aug 10
115-year-old hay barn star of Jackson County tour
Janet Mercer remembers as a child going to her grandparents' farm, where she would rush to the barn to see and ride her saddle horses.
Topeka teen will be tried as an adult in child abuse case
A Topeka teen charged with the abuse of a Holton baby has waived his juvenile status and will be tried as an adult, a Jackson County prosecutor said Friday.
Two arrested on meth charges in Hoyt
Jackson County sheriff deputies arrested two people in connection with drug charges after a traffic stop in Hoyt Friday morning.
Denison council accepts mayor's resignation
The Denison City Council on Monday night during a special meeting accepted the resignation of Mayor Audrey Oliverius, who faced a voter recall Aug. 5, and also appointed two people to vacant council seats.
Former Auburn clerk enters guilty plea
The former clerk of Auburn on Tuesday pleaded guilty to a federal embezzlement charge and was served by the city in a separate civil suit.
Northeast Kansas happenings
Highlights will include exhibits, livestock sales, carnival and the fair parade and talent show on Wednesday, July 30. a- The Riley County Fair, featuring 4-H events, pedal tractor pull, carnival and fair food, will be from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday and Monday, July 27-28, in CiCo Park, 110 Courthouse Plaza in Manhattan.
Denison mayor resigns before Aug. 5 recall vote
A petition for the recall of Oliverius was received by Jackson County Clerk Kathy Mick on May 12. The petition was validated after 29 signatures were collected from registered Denison voters.
Mayetta teen charged with aggravated indecent liberties with child
A Mayetta teen has been charged with three counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child, and Jackson County Attorney Shawna Miller has filed a motion to try him as an adult.