Rachel (Irene) Phillips, 99, formerly of Manhattan, died Sunday in Prescott, Ariz. Irene was born on Sept. 2, 1914, in Manhattan. She was the daughter of Louis G. and Ester F. (Dale) Davis. She was a retired civil service employee. In 1932 she married Roy C. Ellis.&
For much of the season, Kelsey McCarthy hasn’t played up to her capabilities for the Manhattan High girls’ golf team. On Monday in Topeka, that all changed. With renewed confidence, the junior shot an 84 to finish in fifth place at the Centennial League meet
For a variety of scheduling reasons, the Manhattan High girls’ tennis team hadn’t been tested against true top-level competition entering Monday’s trip to Emporia. Facing off against Olathe East, Washburn Rural, Emporia and Wichita Southeast, the Indians got their chance. In the five-team
To the Editor: Recently, 25 people experienced an event they will remember the rest of their lives. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 7 and 8, was part of nine-day special deer hunting season for youth and disabled sports-persons. Those 25 hunters were 16 or younger or had certifi-cation that they
To the Editor: Congressional tea partiers are nearly hysterical in their opposition to the Affordable Care Act, and yet all members of Congress are provided excellent health care, paid for by tax-payers. The larger question, then, is whether citizens of the United States should be
The Kansas State men’s golf team improved 26 strokes from round one to round two Monday and sat atop the Jim Colbert Intercollegiate leaderboard at the par-72, 7,486-yard Colbert Hills Golf Course. Playing in the lone home event of the season, K-State carded a second-round 2
Former Kansas State running back Darren Sproles was at his best Monday night, helping the New Orleans Saints to a 38-17 victory over the Miami Dolphins. Sproles caught seven passes for 114 yards, including a 13-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Drew Brees in the second quarter.
City commissioners plan to consider raising municipal court costs during their meeting Tuesday. The session begins at 7 p.m. in City Hall. City Manager Ron Fehr said the proposed $10 fee is to pay for a software upgrade and maintenance contract. Commissioners will consider approving the
Retired Air Force General Richard Myers is scheduled to speak at Kansas State University on Thursday. Myers, former chairman Join Chiefs of Staff and K-State alum, is to give a presentation, “A National Perspective on Transitioning and Reintegration of Our Military and Families,” at 4 p.
In the bright and modern office basement of a converted school in Keats, two women are on a mission to get people to decorate their homes without worry. Friends Amanda Purdom, 39, of Manhattan and Eryn Smith, 34, of Keats started AsterHouse Design to help people make
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