KMAN Newsdesk

Two deer collisions reported in Geary County Sunday night

By |August 8th, 2022|

Geary County police filed reports for two separate deer collisions Sunday evening. The first occurred around 9 p.m. at mile marker 5 of K-57. Sheriff’s officials report Kevin Jones of Milford was travelling eastbound when a deer entered the path of his Chevy Uplander. Jones walked away unharmed and with minor vehicle damage. Later, just [...]

Second man arrested in 2021 Geary County murder case

By |August 8th, 2022|

A second arrest has been made in the investigation into the murder of 22-year-old Enfinnity Hayes of Fort Riley. Geary County Sheriff’s officials announced Monday that Jonathan Franklin, also of Fort Riley, was taken into custody Sunday on charges of first degree murder as well as conspiracy to commit first degree murder. In July, Hayes’ [...]

Maternal and Child Health Program represented at Everybody Counts Community Event

By |August 7th, 2022|

The annual Everybody Counts Community Event was well-attended yesterday at the Douglass Community Complex in Manhattan. The Riley County Health Department’s Bilingual Navigator, Maria Baquero, was there helping the community to learn about available services from the County’s Maternal & Child Health program: Riley County and the State of Kansas have both proclaimed they are [...]

Everybody Counts Community Event promotes calling 211 for local resources

By |August 7th, 2022|

The Douglass Recreation Complex in Manhattan hosted the Everybody Counts Community Event yesterday. Agencies and Organizations passed out goodies; provided resource information; and chatted with the community. But, Konza United Way’s CEO, Tara Claussen, says there is also 24/7 help available: 211 is answered by a larger United Way in the Wichita area, but Claussen [...]