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  • Obituaries | October 09, 2013


    Vallata Grace Bisnett, 89, died October 8, 2013, at Mercy Regional Health Center. Vallata was born on Aug. 17, 1924 in Clay County to Lewis and Daisy (Kynaston) Laflin. She was raised in Clay County and moved to Neosha, Mo.,  in 1940 and worked in a garment factory.  She

  • Obituaries | October 09, 2013


    Timothy R. Tilton, age 69, died on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born on April 28, 1944 in Alameda, Calif., the son of Walter D. and Josephine (Taylor) Tilton. Following high school, Timothy entered the U.S. Navy and served his

  • Obituaries | October 09, 2013


    Dolores Shehi, 87, died Saturday, October 5, 2013, at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. She was born on March 9, 1926 in Winfield, the daughter of Harvey “Bill” Ponton and Dorothy Mary (Salley) Ponton.  As an infant she moved with her family to Manhattan.  Dolores attended school

  • Obituaries | October 09, 2013


    Robert “Bob” Madl, 94, died Sunday at Lawrence Memorial Hospital after a week’s illness. The week was filled with joyous visits from family and many good friends. The family provided some of the following information. Bob was born Aug. 8, 1919, to Joseph F. Madl, Jr. and

  • Obituaries | October 09, 2013


    Ward Wilson Seaman, 96, of Riley, died Tuesday, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. He was born on Jan. 15, 1917 in Mattoon, Ill. He was the son of Vernon LeRoy and Grace (Wilson) Seaman. On July 4, 1936, at Mattoon, Ill., he was united in marriage to Helen May Shriver.&

  • Area Schools |Manhattan High School | October 09, 2013

    KSHSAA announces new football districts

    Starting next season, the Manhattan High football team will be adding a formidable foe to one of the state’s toughest districts. While Junction City heads southward to greener pastures in District 6, which includes Wichita West, Wichita Southeast and Wichita North, the rest of District 5

  • General Activities | October 09, 2013

    Basketball tryouts tonight

    There will be tryouts for a fifth-grade boys baskeball team tonight at 6. This is a competitive traveling team that will play in weekend tournaments. This team is part of the Wildcat League in Manhattan. For more information, call Jeff Sturdy at (785) 313-3976.

  • General Activities | October 09, 2013

    Hole-in-one at Colbert Hills

    Jason Gallagher recorded a hole-in-one during the Manhattan Christian College annual golf tournament on the 11th hole recently at Colbert Hills. Witnesses included Greg Wilson, Toby Marks, Tom Thaemert and Maurice Benson.

  • Area Schools | October 09, 2013

    MCC goes 3-1

    The Manhattan Christian College volleyball team went 3-1 this past weekend to finish third at the Grace Univerisity Volleyball Classic in Omaha, Neb. MCC swept Faith Baptist Bible College 25-17, 25-15 and 25-18. The Crusaders then lost to Ozark Christian College in five games, falling 20

  • Area Schools | October 09, 2013

    FHSC Warriors take first

    The 14-and-under FHSC Warriors took first at the Rush/EFC Wichita Fall Invitational this past weekend in the boys U14/15 division.  The Warriors opened with a 6-0 victory over Sporting Kaw Valley and tied Omaha FC Gold 2-2 in pool play.  The Warriors

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