Salina, KS

Saline County Booking Activity, Aug. 18

Following is recent booking activity for the Saline County Jail, as provided by law enforcement. Photos, if provided, are courtesy of Saline County Jail. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. NO IMAGE AVAILABLE. NAME: Bobo, Darren Jamel; 43; Salina. CHARGES REQUESTED: Theft of...
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Salina man arrested on warrants, requested drug charges after stop

A traffic stop late Wednesday night in north Salina resulted in the arrest of a passenger who had active warrants and allegedly had a bag of marijuana in his pants. Salina Police Captain Paul Forrester said this morning that at approximately 11 p.m. Wednesday, an officer observed a 1997 Dodge Ram with an expired license plate traveling southbound in the 300 block of N. 12th Street. The officer initiated a traffic stop and another officer arrived with K-9 Tyrann to assist.
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Kansas man captured after motel fight, 100 mph chase

Police arrested a Kansas man after he allegedly led police on a chase that reached speeds of more than 100 mph early Thursday. Officers were called to the Country Inn and Suites, 2760 S. Ninth Street, for the report of a fight on the third floor, according to Salina Police Captain Paul Forrester.

No injuries reported after car backs into school bus with children inside

SALINA, Kan. (WIBW) - No injuries were reported after a 70-year-old woman backed her Camaro into a school bus with four children on it. The Kansas Highway Patrol Crash Log indicates that just after 3:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 17, emergency crews were called to the 500 block of W Republic St. in Salina with reports of a non-injury accident.

Three people injured in collision of pickup, tractor-trailer rig

Three people were injured in a two-vehicle collision Tuesday afternoon south of Salina. Saline County Sheriff Roger Soldan said this morning that Gregory Manning, 69, of Assaria, was southbound on Centennial Road in a tractor/trailer rig hauling grain when an eastbound 2003 Chevrolet Silverado driven by a 17-year-old Assaria boy failed to stop at the stop sign at the Centennial/W. Hedberg Road intersection. The 1983 Kenworth struck the pickup just behind the driver's door and then rolled, ending up on its side.

Part of Eighth Street to be closed Friday for resurfacing work

On Friday, Vance Brothers of Kansas City, Mo., are scheduled to resurface Eighth Street from W. Prescott Avenue to W. Ash Street, weather permitting. The street will be closed to traffic during construction for a period not to exceed 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occupants of properties adjacent to the street will be provided sufficient notice of the closure and special requests will be accommodated.

Sheriff: $12,000 pontoon boat, trailer stolen in central Kansas

The Saline County Sheriff's Office is looking for the person who stole a $12,000 boat and trailer from a property northwest of Salina earlier this month. Sometime between Aug. 8 and Sunday, someone stole a 2000 Fisher Freedom pontoon boat and the trailer it was on from a property in the 3000 block of N. Lightville Road, according to Saline County Sheriff Roger Soldan.

Where’s the beef? Coming soon to this famed Kansas fried chicken spot? A sixth-generation cattle family’s prize-winning steaks

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Man Tussles with Cop, Spits at Doctor

An intoxicated man spits at the doctor who was trying to treat him for scrapes on his arm at Salina Regional Health Center Tuesday night. Police Captain Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that 61-year-old Donald Smith was taken into custody around 10pm after he scuffled with a police officer at the Salina Rescue Mission.

Wamego Police want to find missing teen

WAMEGO (KSNT) – The Wamego Police Department is widening its net as it attempts to find a missing 15-year-old. The Wamego Police had previously asked for help from the public after a 15-year-old female, identified as Trinity, went missing from her residence in Salina on August 12. The 5-foot, 2-inches tall Trinity has red and […]

7 of the Best Castles in Kansas That You Can Visit

You don't have to travel all the way to Europe to see a castle in real life, Kansas is a state that's filled with them. From gorgeous historic buildings to places so abandoned they're rumored to be haunted, here is a list of some of the most intriguing Kansas castles and where you can find them.

Fieldhouse Fall Walk-In Activities

The Salina Fieldhouse is opening its doors for adult “drop in” sports and activities. The facility is open each weekday for public use. The adult drop-in program will be held Monday – Friday from 12:00 – 2:00 pm at the fieldhouse. Activity space will be available for:

Vancil's new art salutes history, dedicated to aviation workers

A bold image of the new-age GlobalFlyer aircraft gracefully gliding over a wheat field ahead of a Kansas storm, calls up special memories for Troy Vancil. The former nine-year member of the Salina Airport Authority board, beamed in early August while marveling at his concrete art — dubbed Endure — after its public display.

Long-awaited dining destination reopens in Abilene

DICKINSON COUNTY —Legacy Kansas is the official name while the subtitle for the new restaurant in Abilene is Munson's Prime Steaks Brookville Family Style Chicken. Deanna and Chuck Munson purchased the former Brookville Hotel that has been closed for several months and have combined it with their former Munson Prime restaurant which was destroyed by a fire.

Free health screenings offered at Salina Public Library Thursday

Don't forget that we're hosting a free health screening tomorrow from 9:30-11:30 a.m. in partnership with Salina Family Healthcare Clinic. No registration is required. The screening will offer blood pressure, pulse, oxygen saturation, and blood sugar checks. Patrons can receive health education, talk with a nurse, receive assistance with discount program applications (purple card), and schedule appointments at Salina Family.