• Nora Roberts’ latest novel explores deceit in family drama

    “The Liar” is a story of the betrayal of Shelby Foxworth by her husband, Richard, a financial consultant. As Shelby unravels his lies, she becomes a survivor, taking on enormous problems. On the surface, Shelly has a life to be .

  • The latest young adult books at the library Keri.mills

    It’s hard to believe that 2015 is more than half over already! It’s a good time to review some of the hottest young adult books of the year so far. This is just the tip of the iceberg, but .

  • Gable’s debut novel explores Paris time capsule

    When Sotheby’s continental furniture expert April Vogt is sent to Paris to help sort through the contents of an abandoned apartment, she has no idea that the trip will transport her back into the nineteenth-century world of Marthe de .

  • Home-brew demo, crawfish boil, 1st ID band

    TODAY Tough Enough to Wear Pink Spaghetti Dinner, 5-7 p.m. This all-you-can-eat dinner catered by Cox Bros. benefits K-State’s Johnson Cancer Research Center. Cost: $10 adults, $5 kids age 5-12, free for kids age 4 and under. Tickets are available from .

  • Make your decisions carefully when mowing in the summer Greggeyestone1

    July is generally the month when cool-season grass growth slows down, and it doesn’t need to be mowed as frequently. Rain or irrigation changes that, but I usually don’t water my grass. One benefit of all the rain .

  • Irvin-Parkview worker gets licensed

    Heather Williams, a mortuary science student and longtime Manhattan resident, has been licensed with the Kansas Insurance Department and Homesteader Life Insurance to help families with the arranging and the funding of pre-arranged funerals. Williams has been with the Irvin-Parkview .

  • Cat Cans Portable purchases company

    Cat Cans Portable Services of Manhattan announced the purchase of Kansas Pumping Services. Kansas Pumping, owned by Tod Hettenbach of Chapman, has offered its services in north central Kansas for the last 15 years. They have specialized in septic pumping, car .

  • ESB Financial will host farmers market party

    ESB Financial will celebrate a partnership with the Downtown Manhattan Farmers Market by hosting the Homegrown Celebration on Saturday, July 18, beginning at 8 a.m. The celebration features local tomatoes, corn, baked goods, peppers, onions, cut flowers, plants, james, meats plus .

  • KSU vet travels to Israel for study

    There’s no place like home for David Eshar, assistant professor of exotic, wildlife and zoo animal medicine in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University. While prairies dogs are common in Kansas and the central Plains, Eshar .


    Helen A. Moore, 103, of Manhattan, died Thursday, July 9, 2015, at Meadowlark Hills-Collins House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Aug. 8, 1911, in Elkhart, Indiana, the daughter of John H. and Bessie (Stuck) Lehman. She .


    Ria Hendrick, 79, died Saturday, July 4, 2015, in Spicewood, Texas. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Aug. 22, 1936, in Germany to Karl and Hilda Schwab. Ria married Gerald R. Hendrick on July 5, 1955, in Germany. She has five surviving .


    George W. Rogers, 80, died Monday, June 29, 2015, at his home in Clearlake, California, after battling cancer. The family provided some of the following information. George was born Jan. 25, 1935, to Samuel Nicholas and Marion Drapczak Rogers in Oswego, New York. He was .


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