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  • Books | February 16, 2014

    Series about Botswanan detective agency continues

    The many worldwide fans of Alexander McCall Smith’s “No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency” books will be delighted with this latest book in the series. This series of books, set in Botswana’s capital of Gaborone, follows the adventures of Mma (“Ms.”) Precious Ramotswe, a middle-class

  • Books | February 16, 2014

    Journalist’s death in Russia sparks investigation

    Arkady Renko is a veteran police detective in Moscow. He’s a keen investigator, and had he played office politics as well as others on the force, he might well have had the rank many thought he would have by now.He’s been around

  • Columns | February 16, 2014

    Is Russia using tradecraft to split U.S., E.U.?

    American diplomats are taught early to assume that unless they are using classified means of communication, they should assume that all of their official telephone conversations, Internet and other forms of communication are being bugged or hacked. This is pertinent now because of some decidedly

  • Local |Business | February 16, 2014

    CivicPlus hires tech officer

    CivicPlus hired Andy Sharma as the new chief technical officer. He has a master’s degree in information systems and marketing. Sharma was previously employed by Dell as the IT senior manager. In his new position, Sharma will be responsible for leading the development team

  • Area Schools | February 16, 2014

    Abilene boys rout Wamego, 63-43

    At Abilene, the Red Raiders struggled all night against Abilene in a pivotal matchup between league favorites, losing on the road 63-43 in a game that was never close. The Cowboys led by eight after one and 17 at halftime in the rout. Eli Miller and

  • Area Schools | February 16, 2014

    Valley Heights 62, Wetmore 46

    At Wetmore, the Mustangs led by seven points at halftime before outscoring Wetmore by 10 in the third quarter to build a big lead heading into the final period. Sidney Blackburn led with 22 points, with Brandi Roepke chipping in 20. Valley Heights (16-1, 10-1 Twin-Valley) takes Tuesday

  • Local |Business | February 16, 2014

    Sunflower hires wealth adviser

    Sunflower Bank has hired Michael Hammersmith as a wealth management adviser. He will be serving prospective and current clients in the Junction City, Lawrence, Manhattan, Topeka, and Leeton, Mo., areas. Hammersmith earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration, with a dual major in marketing

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | February 16, 2014

    KSU Foundation adds staff

    The KSU Foundation recently hired Jenna Harmison as development officer for annual giving and the 1863 Circle. A native of White City, Harmison most recently worked with Jack Morton Worldwide, an experiential and brand marketing agency, servicing their client, General Motors. She also worked with Meeting

  • Area Schools | February 16, 2014

    Rock Creek 71, St. Marys 17

    At St. Marys, the Mustangs dominated St. Marys from start to finish, leading 47-5 at halftime in a game that was never close. Individual scoring was not available. Rock Creek (14-2, 8-0 Mid-East) travels to Chapman on Tuesday.

  • Local |Business | February 16, 2014

    Chiropractor joins Rockhill

    Rockhill Chiropractic and Acupuncture added Amy E. Penrod-Filby. Originally from Garden City,  Filby earned her bachelor’s degree in life sciences from Kansas State University in 2005 before heading to Kansas City to attend Cleveland Chiropractic College where she earned her doctorate in chiropractic, graduating


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