Jay T. Shaw, 75, of Manhattan, died Friday morning, July 11, 2014, at his residence following an extended illness. He was born on Oct. 25, 1938, in Canonsburg, Pa., the son of James and Louise Shaw. Jay’s father died when Jay was at a young age. His mother then
Carol A. Hood, 61, of Waterville, died Friday, July 11, 2014, at Blue Valley Senior Living in Blue Rapids. Carol is survived by her daughter, Tonja Metcalf and husband Ted of Waterville; mother, Annie Haverkamp of Seneca; brother, David Haverkamp and wife Myra of Seneca; three sisters, Diane
Thomas Henry Dekat, 88, of Saint George, died Friday, July 11, 2014, at the Wamego Health Center. He was born on Feb. 2, 1926, in Flush, to the late Laura Mary (Winter) and Clemens Henry Dekat. He graduated from Flush High School in 1944, was a lifetime farmer and carpenter, retiring
Vivian D. Ross, 80, of Manhattan, died July 13, 2014, at Meadowlark Hills-Sloan House. She was born Nov. 20, 1933, in Iola. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502.
Florence Ruth Johnston Hadin, 93, of Leonardville, died Monday, July 14, 2014, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.
In what might be a first in social media history, Kansas State and Mississippi State agreed Friday afternoon to a home-and-home football series on Twitter. Everything short of signing the actual contract, both athletic directors — K-State’s John Currie and MSU’s Scott Stricklin — hammered
The Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers opened Saturday at the Great Plains Shootout with a 6-5 win over the Salina Sliders at SCABA Baseball Complex in Topeka. The 17ers played a game late Saturday night, but the results were not available by press time.
Manhattan teenagers are preparing for a new step toward independence as they wrap up what they’ve learned in drivers education, taking their big tests this week. Some of the 120 summer drivers ed students describe themselves as confident drivers, having already started on the road
SUNDAY Manhattan Public Library Summer Reading Program: Fizz Boom Read, through July 31. People of all ages from babies to teens to grandparents can participate. It’s free to sign up, and all you have to do is keep track of the time you spend reading
The smell of good barbecue is hard to resist. Some barbecue is better than others. The Manhattan Fire Department and Riley County Police Department held their fourth-annual barbecue competition during the Relay for Life event Saturday at City Park. Famous Dave’s donated 120 pounds of
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