Jack George, 93, died Friday. He was born Sept. 11, 1920 in Lycon, Colo. Jack was raised in Colorado before moving to Bentley with his family. He graduated from Bentley High School in 1940. Jack married Ellen Beckner on June 27, 1942. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII.
The Kansas State football team got a big commitment on Sunday from Dodge City Community College cornerback Danzel McDaniel. Rated a three-star prospect by Rivals.com, the 6-foot-2, 205-pound defensive back just wrapped up his sophomore season with a first-team All-Jayhawk Conference nod. McDaniel announced
City commissioners are likely to decide the fate of the CVB advisory board on Tuesday night. The commission previously discussed whether the composition of the Conventions and Visitor’s Bureau board should be restructured. Commissioners have indicated they want more oversight on how the CVB
Tom and Christi Oakley met at a 4-H function, which may have foreshadowed that their family would one day be named the Riley County 4-H Family of the Year. The Oakleys, with their two daughters, Amanda and Shannon, received the honor this year after generations
Money for construction of the lab at the National Bio and Agro Defense Facility is not included in a federal budget deal making its way through Congress, U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp said in a written statement Monday. Huelskamp’s statement contradicted a report from
Happy Holidays! How many times have you said that? It just comes out naturally – to store clerks, to the kid filling your fast-food order, to the mailman, to people passing by in the mall. And of course, they’re smiling in return, wishing you the
To the Editor: We would like to express our appreciation to the Manhattan community for its support of the fourth annual “Keep the Drive Alive” blood drive, held Nov. 21-22 in memory of our son, Kevin Coffey. Thanks to the many local residents who literally
To the Editor: Bill O’Reilly called Nelson Mandela a communist after hearing of his death. With one slap of a single word, O’Reilly meant to derail all of the praise and sorrow that was pouring in from all over the world. And Dick
To the Editor: On Wednesday 11 December, The Mercury published yet another editorial illustration lampooning the American T.E.A. Party movement, this time from liberal cartoonist Gary Markstein. Considering that the T.E.A. Party at-large is the one group whose every prediction over the
Ruth V. Hohman, 97, of Clay Center, died Sunday at Presbyterian Manor in Clay Center. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.
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