It didn’t take long for conservative organizations and some conservatives in Congress to criticize the budget agreement hammered out between negotiators led by the House and Senate Budget Committee chairs. In fact, criticism from Americans for Prosperity and Heritage Action for America began before
To the Editor: This Saturday, Dec. 14, is the Manhattan Kiwanis Club’s 63rd consecutive pancake feed at Pottorf Hall in CiCo Park. In addition, our holiday silent auction will be available for Christmas shopping or for satisfying wants. Members enjoy visiting with friends and neighbors
To the Editor: On behalf of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Manhattan, we would like to thank the many individuals who donated to the Charity Coin Drop at Burger King. Also, thanks to Burger King for choosing our organization as the beneficiary. Since 1994,
Into the Christmas season’s stocking, an amalgam of Hollywood production companies has dumped “Out of the Furnace” like a handful of coal and an assortment of switches. We’re wanting festive, cozy jollity. This movie is bitter, fate-ridden unhappiness. This is not to say
Written 170 years ago, Charles Dickens’ classic novella “A Christmas Carol” still resonates with people today, according to two literature experts at Kansas State University. The latest example of Dickens’ enduring popularity will also be a nod to one of his most enduring works. A new
James Lincoln Johns, 93, died Tuesday at home with his family members at his bedside. He was born Jan. 13, 1920, in Manhattan. He was the son of Joseph Lincoln Johns and Josephine (Wylli) Johns. The family provided some of the following information. He attended the Manhattan
Ruby Alice Irene Howell, 102, of Manhattan, died Dec. 4 at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. She was born on June 13, 1911, in Holdrege, Neb. She was the daughter of Charles and Hulda Johnson. Memorial services for Mrs. Howell will be held at a later date. The
Delmar R. Salberg, 86, of Manhattan, died Tuesday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born Oct. 2, 1927. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.
Carole Ann Hartley, 77, of Simpsonville, S.C., died in Savannah, Ga., on Dec. 1. She is survived by her husband, Dr. Robert H. Hartley, formerly of Manhattan and a graduate of Manhattan High School and Kansas State University; two sons; one daughter; and 11 grandchildren.
WAMEGO — At halftime of Tuesday’s game against Nemaha Valley, the Wamego girls’ basketball team found itself in an uncommon position. The Red Raiders were behind. For two quarters, it looked as if Nemaha Valley might have the recipe for an upset against the top-ranked
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