Burglaries & thefts: 0
Notices to appear: 0
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Fire reports from March 26: 1
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AUXILIARY COLLECTING OLD FLAGS
The Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars will be collecting flags to retire at Wal-Mart (garden side) in Manhattan Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, contact Barbara Smith at 785-236-1893.
TUTTLE CREEK ISSUES REMINDER ON FIREWORKS
The Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake has issued a reminder that fireworks are not permitted on public property. This includes all Corps parks, all areas outside of the parks and the lake itself. Fireworks can result in wildfires, not to mention concerns over user safety, noise impacts and litter resulting from fireworks use. Signs have been posted in high-use areas to remind visitors of the fireworks restriction, which is enforced year-round. If you have any questions regarding the policy, contact the Corps of Engineers at 785-539-8511.
Deer hunt for youth, disabled applications
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, Riley County Fish and Game Association, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake are accepting applications for the 2015 Tuttle Creek Youth/Disabled Assisted Deer Hunt on Sept. 12 and 13. This hunt is free of charge and open to resident youth ages 11-16 and those with a certified disability interested in hunting Kansas whitetails. Applications are due July 30. Participants will need a Kansas hunting license, deer permit, and, if required by Kansas law, must have completed an approved hunter education course. Assistance meeting the requirements, including scholarship assistance to purchase a hunting license and deer permit, can be provided. Rifles and ammunition will be available if needed. An experienced hunter will guide each participant, and area lockers will provide basic processing of harvested deer free of charge. Accessible hunting blinds, hunting locations, hunter orange hats and vests, and transportation to the field are also provided. Participants are required to attend a firearm safety presentation and sight-in at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 16, at the Fancy Creek Shooting Range. Contact USACE Natural Resource Specialist Steve Prockish at 785-539-8511, ext. 3167, or by e-mail at Stephen.E.Prockish@usace.army.mil.
AIDEN L. WARNER
Aiden Logan Warner was born Friday, June 26, 2015, to Travis and Hayley Warner of Manhattan. He weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Keith and Janet Logan of Topeka, Marty Warner and Colleen Musil of Eskridge, and Dave and Jean Warner of Strong City.
JACE A. THOMASON
Jace Adrian Thomason was born Friday, June 26, 2015, to Gary and Alexandra Thomason of Wichita. Grandparents are Mike and Linda Thomason of Manhattan. Jace joins his brother, Tristan Thomason.
BELLA GWEN BARNES
Bella Gwen Barnes was born Thursday, June 25, 2015, to Blake and Megan Barnes of Columbia, Missouri. She weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. Grandparents are Gwen Moore and William T. Moore (deceased) of Manhattan and Bob and Susie Barnes of Trenton, Missouri. Great-grandparents are William Barnes and Rosalea Wright of Trenton, Missouri. Bella joins her siblings Robbie and Bruce Barnes.
Corrections & clarifications: In Monday’s Page A1 article about Bobb and Pam Stokes’ home, the phone number for Mary Ann Angelos was incorrect. The correct number is 785-537-2555. The Mercury regrets the error.
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Criminal court filings and dispositions in Riley and Pottawatomie counties. Published routinely, but not daily. The latest Riley County Attorney's Office Calendar can be accessed by clicking here.