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 .


    Robert Carey “Cowboy Bob” Pillsbury, 60, of Calico Rock, Arkansas, died Sunday, July 5, 2015, in Mountain Home, Arkansas. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Feb. 16, 1955, in Manhattan, to William E. and Miriam Claudene (McGehee) Pillsbury. Robert is .


    Jean Limbocker (Mrs. Cotton Limbocker), 94, of Manhattan, died Saturday, July 11, 2015. Jean and her husband, “Cotton” Limbocker, owned and operated the Chef Cafe for many years until their retirement in the 1980s. Services are pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home and Cremation..


    Errol Vernon Redding, 51, died Thursday, July 9, 2015, in Fort Scott. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Dec. 18, 1963, to Durant “Sonny” and Virgie (McDaniel) Redding in Junction City. He was an Ellsworth resident for more than three .


    Lilyan Doris Oman, 94, of Leonardville, died Friday, July 10, 2015, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on July 21, 1920, in Leonardville, the daughter of Milton and Mabel (Berggren) Johnson. She attended the Fairview .

  • Roundabout right for Anderson/Scenic

    There’s a pretty simple reason why the Manhattan City Commission has decided to put a roundabout at the intersection of Anderson Avenue and Scenic Drive: Roundabouts work. They work better than stop lights or stop signs. They keep traffic .

  • Problems, prospects accompany new fighter jet

    Developing a new fighter jet isn’t easy.  It is expensive and includes the most advanced technological equipment. So much money is involved that failing to produce a promised weapon such as fighter plane could send the company building .

  • Pair on a mission to raise America’s best steaks

    By beef eaters for beef eaters. That sounds like my kind of project, and it is a fitting description for a growing company that is producing and marketing top quality beefsteaks. Lyle Billips and Jeff Hardiek are co-founders of a .

  • Sinkhole causes Corps to close road, reduce outflow

    A sinkhole has formed on the east side of the outflow tubes at Tuttle Creek Lake, officials said Friday. The hole developed Thursday evening as a result of recent high water release levels from the lake, officials said. It began .

  • Fort Riley troop cuts tolerable

    Fort Riley is going to shrink, and that’s not good news for Manhattan. But considering the possibilities, we’ll take it. The Army announced Thursday that Fort Riley will lose 615 soldiers over the next two years. It’s not .

  • Website: Manhattan far from average

    Cold, hard facts show that Manhattan is so different from the rest of the United States that it might as well be in Switzerland. Honestly, it’s no joke. Not a goofy rumor. Not some crackpot’s wild opinion. It’.


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