Thursday, September 3, 2015


  • Movies | September 02, 2015

    ‘War Room’ entertains an elderly audience


    It isn’t often that I find myself in the young half of a movie audience. Movie-going is usually a young person’s pastime, and movies are usually made for the young. But the average audience member for the matinee showing of “War Room” that

  • Letters | September 02, 2015

    We need to do more than talk about the Golden Rule

    To the Editor: Throughout the history of mankind, more than one person has said that we should treat each other as we would want to be treated. I myself have failed to do that more often than I would like to admit. But having been

  • Obituaries | September 02, 2015


    Ruth Segers, 74, died Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, at Clay County Medical Center in Clay Center. The family provided some of the following information. Ruth was born Jan. 16, 1941 in Broughton, the daughter of Charles and Elsie (Harris) Woods, Sr. Survivors include two daughters, Brenda Heffington Bowden, and her

  • Obituaries | September 02, 2015


    Robert “Bob” Calvin Funk, 90, of Carrollton, Texas, died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. Bob was born Oct. 13, 1924, to Julia Margaret Hastings Funk and Lawrence W. Funk in Hays. Bob was married to the love of his life, Donna Louise Gunter

  • Obituaries | September 02, 2015


    Frank Walter Frasure, 73, of Chapman, died Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, at the Geary Community Hospital in Junction City. The family provided some of the following information. Frank was born Sept. 17, 1941, in Sterling, to Harold Archie and Gladys Grace King Frasure. He graduated from high school with the

  • Obituaries | September 02, 2015


    Raymond Sedillos, 62, of Rio Rico, Arizona, died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, in Tucson, Arizona. The family provided some of the following information. Raymond was born and raised in Commerce City, Colorado. He was a Manhattan resident for many years, working for the city of Manhattan and Kansas

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 01, 2015

    Theurer to serve time outlined in plea agreement

    A postdoctoral research fellow at Kansas State University was sentenced on Monday to nearly three and a half years in prison for killing two people while driving drunk, although it remains unclear how much time he will actually serve. In 2012, Miles Theurer was a veterinary

  • Local |Business | September 01, 2015

    10 years on, Animal Health Corridor reaps global recognition

    Ten years after its founding, just how firmly fixed in international awareness is the Kansas City-centered Animal Health Corridor? Monday night, hundreds of people gathered here, some from around the world, to celebrate the group’s 10th anniversary. On Tuesday, hundreds more are attending an

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 01, 2015

    KSU breaking ground on union, Seaton Hall

    Kansas State University will have groundbreakings this week for two major projects. The university will have a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday for the $25-million K-State Student Union renovation. The ceremony will begin at 2:30 p.m. outside of the union’s north entrance. On Friday, K-State

  • Local |Education |Business | September 01, 2015

    Board to consider staff, administrator raises Wednesday

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board will discuss approving pay increases for classified employees and administrators during its next meeting. The board meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Robinson Education Center, 2031 Poyntz Ave. According to agenda information, the USD 383 board will consider a 0.75-percent increase in wages,

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