Wednesday, July 29, 2015



Lifestyle

  • Arts, Leisure | January 12, 2014

    New CD features performers across state

    Ron Wilson Contributing writer It’s a debut. Not exactly with red carpet, spotlights, and paparazzi, but it is a debut. In this case, it is a debut of a CD featuring western artists from across Kansas and beyond. This is a new project of

  • Men's Basketball | January 11, 2014

    KU beats K-State, 86-60, to snap Wildcats’ 10-game winning streak

    LAWRENCE — The 25th-ranked Kansas State men’s basketball team saw its 10-game winning streak snapped Saturday afternoon, losing to No. 18 Kansas, 86-60, at Allen Fieldhouse. The Wildcats (12-4, 2-1 Big 12) stayed close with the Jayhawks (11-4, 2-0) in the first 10 minutes of the game, but

  • Men's Basketball | January 10, 2014

    K-State freshmen bracing for Allen Fieldhouse

    Kansas State’s Basketball Training Facility was filled with unusual sounds Thursday afternoon. During the K-State men’s basketball team’s practice and preparation for Saturday’s game against Kansas, the gym’s speakers were pumping out simulated crowd music at near-deafening levels. The coaching

  • Manhattan High School | January 10, 2014

    T-Birds hand Indians first loss

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team lost its first game of the season, falling to Shawnee Heights at home on Friday night, 53-45. The Indians got 17 points from Payton Stephens, but an off-night from the rest of the team, with no other players in double

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 10, 2014

    Details emerge about connection between September murders

    Three people, two killings, one night. More details were revealed Friday in a hearing in Riley County District Court about two September homicides – one in Manhattan and one in Junction City – that allegedly involved the same gunman. Anthony Nichols, 33, of Kansas City, Kan., is accused

  • Manhattan High School | January 10, 2014

    MHS girls rout Shawnee Heights, 66-43

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team used a 20-3 run in the second quarter to pull away from Shawnee Heights early Friday night, winning 66-43 but playing with a 30-point lead most of the night. The Indians got 18 points from Caroline Ballard and a career-high 13

  • Letters | January 10, 2014

    Let’s stop associating Christian faith with politics

    To the Editor: In our currently highly politicized and divisive society, individuals and parties have tried to portray themselves as defenders of the Christian faith. The result is a distortion of government and of Christianity. There is no Christian party, there is no “Christian right”

  • Letters | January 10, 2014

    Thanks to those who helped with holiday food drive

    To the Editor: On behalf of the Flint Hills Breadbasket and those whom we serve, we would like to take this opportunity to say “thank you” to all the individuals who so generously donated to the Mayor’s Christmas Holiday Food & Fund Drive. Also,

  • Local |Fort Riley | January 10, 2014

    Fort Riley honors 5 soldiers killed in helicopter crash

    Although soldiers all encounter loss during their years of service, it does not lessen the sting of saying goodbye to a fallen comrade. Lt. Col. Matthew Weinshel, a commander of the task force that lost five soldiers from Fort Riley’s Combat Aviation Brigade in

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 10, 2014

    City, state officials talk streets, alcohol tax

    Streets, internet sales and social services were high on the city’s list concerns discussed with state legislators this year. City officials met Thursday with local legislators — Sen. Tom Hawk, D-Manhattan; and Representatives Sydney Carlin, D-Manhattan; Ron Highland, R-51st district; Tom Phillips, R-Manhattan; and


Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | The Manhattan Mercury, 318 North 5th Street, Manhattan, Kansas, 66502 | Copyright 2012

Reproduction of any kind is prohibited without written consent.