Former Augusta Chamber leader arrested

(Photo courtesy: Augusta Gazette)
(Photo courtesy: Augusta Gazette)

AUGUSTA, Kansas — The former executive director of the Augusta Chamber of Commerce is in trouble.

The Augusta Gazette reports Kent Overaker was arrested Thursday after the Chamber Board of Directors investigated some financial irregularities.

The Augusta Department of Public Safety is investigating. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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