Georgia man has car stolen

SALINA — Salina Police said a man from Georgia on his way to Colorado had his car stolen.

At 5 p.m. Thursday, Devery Clarkson, 25, said he went outside of his room at the Value Inn at 1640 W. Crawford to smoke and returned to discover his wallet and car keys missing.

When he went back outside, his gold 2007 Nissan Sentra was missing. Clarkson and his girlfriend were then left stranded in Salina. The two were traveling with two others, a white male who is around 35, 6-feet tall and weighs 160 pounds, and a white female who is around 26. Clarkson believes the two took the car and are on their way to Colorado or California.

The vehicle has Georgia license plates, RTI0600 and is valued at $3,000. Clarkson's wallet also contained around $1,300 in cash.

 

Event to benefit Wreaths Across America

A fundraiser this weekend will provide information about the history of Fort Leavenworth and some of the people who are buried at Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery.

The event, which is being called “A Night to Remember,” will be Saturday at VFW Post 56, 519 Cherokee St. in downtown Leavenworth. The event is a fundraiser for the Wreaths Across America program at the Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery.

Admission for the event is $15 per person. Doors will open at 5:15 p.m., and people can begin to participate in raffles at that time. The event also will feature a silent auction.

A spaghetti dinner will be served at 6 p.m. The program will begin at 7 p.m.