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Manchester Police Chief Retiring after 40 Years Serving the City

Manchester Police Chief Retiring after 40 Years Serving the City

The man who has led Manchester’s police department for the past thirty-five years officially retires next week. Police Chief Bruce Trapp announced earlier this spring he was taking advantage of the City’s voluntary early retirement program after serving the City since 1974. Manchester Mayor Milt Kramer says Chief Trapp has a long history with this


Manchester Child Airlifted after Falling Out Apartment Window

A two-year old girl was airlifted to the hospital after falling out a second-story window of a Manchester apartment building. Manchester Police say they were called to the Southtown Apartment Building on South Franklin Street around 5:30 Sunday night. Police say the child’s mother, 27-year old Stacy Neuhaus of Manchester, allegedly placed her 2-year old


Fire at Coggon Apartment Complex

A fire at an apartment complex in Coggon resulted in minor damage early this morning. The Coggon Fire Department answered the call just before 1:30 at a four-plex apartment on 3rd Avenue East . The fire was contained to the bedroom of the apartment that was occupied by one adult and three children. The cause

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Volunteers Needed for Manchester Rhubarb Fest

Mark your calendars for this year’s Rhubarb Fest in Manchester. Rhubarb Fest will be held Saturday, June 7th from 9 am to 1 pm at Baum Park. There will be rhubarb plant and food contests, a rhubarb foodstand, rhubarb wine tasting, a rhubarb store, a craft fair, kids’ activities, music, and a horse-drawn parking shuttle.

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Budweiser Clydesdales Coming to Edgewood Rodeo Days

The Edgewood Rodeo Days will host some pretty big celebrities this summer… The Budweiser Clydesdales will be at the rodeo all three nights on Thursday, June 26th, Friday, June 27th and Saturday, June 28th. Edgewood Chamber Director Elise Bergan says Edgewood Livestock Commission owner Jerry Maker, who used to work with the Clydesdales many years


No Slowing Down for ‘Manchester Good to Great’

Manchester Good to Great held a special reception Tuesday night for the supporters of its capital campaign. And they heard an update on the Good to Great projects, with the focus right now on the Manchester Whitewater Park. River Recreation Committee Co-Chair Ryan Wicks says plans are coming along nicely. Good Great 1 Their goal


Fayette County Man Arrested Again for Sexually Abusing Child

A Fayette County man has been arrested for sexually abusing a child. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says 42-year old Timothy Parker of Westgate faces three charges of Second Degree Sexual Abuse for sexually abusing a girl several times from 2008 to 2010. The victim came forward earlier this year to report the alleged abuse.

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Sign Up to Participate in Delaware County Relay for Life

Team registration has begun for this year’s Delaware County Relay for Life. Committee member Shirley Rempt says anyone of any age can participate and form a team. Relay Captains 1 Many of the teams are made up of cancer survivors and their family and friends. Some teams are formed in memory of those who lost


Hauschild Appointed Manchester’s Interim Police Chief

Manchester Mayor Milt Kramer has appointed an interim police chief. Sergeant Jim Hauschild will serve as Manchester’s interim police chief until a new chief is named. He will step in for Chief Bruce Trapp, who will retire on April 30th. Mayor Kramer says he asked Chief Trapp, city officials and some city residents for recommendations

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