By Vera Westbrook TRI-COUNTY – To inspire students to be good citizens, local schools are inviting the community to March fundraisers in support of a program that improves social behavior among students. Laurel Elementary will be holding a Laurel Swap Meet on March 8, while Harrisburg Middle School is planning a ‘Staff versus Students’ basketball game on March 13. Called Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS), the program has been a part of campus culture for years at schools across the country and within the tri-county area. The fundraisers aim to support the program by raising funds for rewards that …continue reading
By Vera Westbrook JUNCTION CITY – The City Council held a work session to review the progress of Council Goals for 2013-2014 that were approved last March. The Council consensus was to hold quarterly goal updates and to add new goals if needed as goals were accomplished. At a Jan. 28 work session, City Administrator Melissa Bowers presented the goal updates to the Council starting with Council Goal #1, which aimed to conduct joint goal setting sessions with the Junction City School District and the Tri-County Chamber of Commerce. Bowers reported that a joint meeting was scheduled with the Chamber …continue reading
Around 5:23pm The Flower Gallery was robbed at gun point, The Suspect is 5′ 05″ – 5’10″, around 180lbs, clean shaven, late 20′s Red hooded sweatshirt with blue jeans. Suspect pointed a handgun at the clerk and stole unidentified amount of cash then fled southbound at 9th/Ivy. Junction City Police ask if you have any Tips call 541-998-1245.