Shane Southwell scored 19 points as the Kansas State men’s basketball team defeated Central Arkansas 87-54 on Sunday in Bramlage Coliseum. Southwell was 8 of 14 from the field and added six rebounds, while Thomas Gipson scored 17 points and had six rebounds for the Wildcats. Marcus Foster
The Little Apple resembled the original Manhattan Friday night in the way it marked its first Festival of Lights. It celebrated big. Everything about the festival was big: the crowd of hundreds of people and the 50-foot Christmas tree that was the focus of the
Dodger waits patiently under the table at Early Edition restaurant. He lies there obediently as fragrant plates of sausage and bacon come out of the restaurant’s kitchen. When a bite of pancake falls on the floor, he licks his lips but holds his position.
It’s time to tour some of Manhattan and Wamego’s finest houses decorated for the holidays. In Manhattan, the biennial McCain Holiday Home Tour will take place next Sunday, and the 2013 Wamego Christmas Home Tour will be on Saturday and Sunday. The Manhattan tour
Marvin W. LaFollette, 89, died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013 at Wamego Health Center. He was a resident at Westy Care Center, Westmoreland, for the last two years. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Nov. 11, 1924 at home outside Union City, Okla. He was the
Thelma Laura Wilkerson, 95, Manhattan, died Wednesday Nov. 27, 2013 at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community - Honstead House. She was born on Sep. 10, 1918 in Kenton, Ohio, the daughter of Willis and Mabel (Marmon) Berry. She attended schools in the Kenton area and graduated from Kenton High School.
Marie Howard, 90, Wamego, formerly of Eskridge, died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, at the Valley Vista Good Samaritan Center. She was a longtime resident of the area. The family provided some of the following information. Marie was born Feb. 27, 1923, in Goodland, the daughter of Pearl and Georgia Doggett
Charlotte L. Van Valkenburgh, 94, Manhattan, died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Aug. 9, 1919, in Seneca, the daughter of Frank M. and Elnora (Carlin) Schafer and graduated from St. Peter
Margaret “Peggy” J. Elder, 81, Wamego, died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, at Valley Vista Good Samaritan Center in Wamego. Peggy was born in Wamego on Dec. 15, 1931. She was the youngest daughter of Robert K. and Lorene Ince. She attended grade school and high school in Wamego, graduating in 1949.
LeRoy “Roy” W. Reynolds, 88, Manhattan, died Thursday, Nov. 28, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community. Roy was born Feb. 1, 1925 in Greensburg, the son of Basil and Beula (Ricketts) Reynolds. He joined the U.S. Air Force to serve in World War II in 1943 after graduating high
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