Tuesday, September 1, 2015


  • Area Schools | January 12, 2014

    Axtell 50, Frankfort 33

    At Frankfort, the Eagles cruised past the Wildcats, taking a 28-15 lead to halftime and extending their lead in the second half. Ashley Joseph led all scorers with 15 points, with Adrianna Martin adding seven. Frankfort travels to Centralia on Tuesday.

  • Area Schools | January 12, 2014

    Valley Heights 49, Hanover 47

    At Hanover, the Mustangs took an 18-7 lead after one quarter and held on to win despite being outscored in each of the following quarters. Frankfort was led by Sidney Blackburn’s 21 points, with Brandi Roepke adding 12 and Cassidy Coggins chipping in six. Valley Heights

  • Area Schools | January 12, 2014

    Centralia 53, Blue Valley-Randolph 32

    At Randolph, the Panthers cruised past the Blue Valley Rams Friday night, winning comfortably on the road. Game information and individual scoring were not available. Blue Valley travels to Axtell on Tuesday.

  • Area Schools | January 12, 2014

    Silver Lake 60, Rock Creek 37

    At Silver Lake, the Eagles used an 11-0 run in the first quarter to take a 13-7 lead before outscoring Rock Creek in each of the following quarters to win comfortably at home. Rock Creek was led by Morgan Feldkamp’s 15 points.

  • Gardening | January 12, 2014

    It’s time to plant onions for a good spring crop


    Nothing is more anticipated for a gardener than planting the first seeds of the season. I like the challenge of growing onions from seed. You can purchase onion plants and plant them in late March. My sweet Spanish yellow onion seeds are in the process

  • Obituaries | January 12, 2014


    Giovanna “Eva” Barlow, 89, died Jan. 5 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

  • Obituaries | January 12, 2014


    Ruth Irene Albin, 74, of Keller, Texas, died on Jan. 5 at Heritage House of Keller. The family provided some of the following information. Ruth Irene Josephine Brinkhous was born in Gothenberg, Neb., on Jan. 28, 1939. She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Rachel Brinkhous;

  • Obituaries | January 12, 2014


    Harold “Bummie” Wayne Glessner, 85, of Junction City, died Thursday. The family provided some of the following information. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Immanuel Lutheran Church followed with graveside service at Highland Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday

  • Obituaries | January 12, 2014


    Dominik James Fox, the infant son of Regann Steinhauer and Jesse Fox, of St. George, died Thursday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Dominik is survived by his parents, two sisters, Aaliyah Fox and Kennedi Steinhauer, of St. George; a brother, Jericho Fox of

  • Obituaries | January 12, 2014


    Warren “Bill” Simnitt, 92, of Leonardville, died Friday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He was born on March 28, 1921, at Ober. He was the son of William Lee and Jeanetta Belle (Allen) Simnitt. On June 22, 1945, he was married to Mae C. Haller.  She

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