Thursday, July 2, 2015



Lifestyle

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 11, 2013

    Eight stories of war, told by one man

    It’s only appropriate that a play portraying veterans comes to Manhattan around Veterans Day. Stephen Lang, an award-winning playwright and screen and stage actor, will perform his one-man show, “Beyond Glory,” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in McCain Auditorium. “It’s a tip of the

  • Neighbors | November 11, 2013

    For store clerk, poems a way to cope with sadness, stress

    Neighbor1.phatch

    Samantha “Sam” Price has written more than 600 poems. “I love to write,” she said. “I’ve been writing since I was about 14.” Price, 24, grew up in Hutchinson but moved to Manhattan about three years ago to attend Kansas State University. She majored in agronomy, but

  • Columns | November 11, 2013

    An evening conversation: salute

    Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    Most of us, the lucky ones, think of being veterans the way you’d recall getting a college degree or landing that first big job. We served our country, it said thanks, life moved on. Maybe we have friends from our time in the military,

  • Editorials | November 11, 2013

    Americans won’t miss transfats

    Now that the US Food and Drug Administration has announced plans to eliminate transfats from Americans’ diets, about all there is to say is the sooner the better. Chances are we’ll not only live longer, we’ll also live a little better. The FDA

  • Columns | November 11, 2013

    Honor Kapaun, ‘forgotten war’

    This Veteran’s Day, I want to thank all of those who have warn the uniform in service to our nation. Every Nov. 11 we come together to honor their service and their sacrifice. And most important, to thank them. For Korean War veterans, this year

  • Letters | November 11, 2013

    Abandoned ferret suffered a painful, unnecessary death

    To the Editor: Last week a young life was lost because of ignorance and callousness. Two weeks ago a young ferret was abandoned in a rental. Animal control was called, and when they arrived, they told the informant that they could not enter the premises

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 11, 2013

    K-Stater earns national veterinary award

    Gary Anderson, director of the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University, is the 2013 recipient of the prestigious EP Pope Award presented by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians. The award provides the highest acknowledgement of

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 11, 2013

    KSU observes Distance Learning Week

    Kansas State University’s celebration of National Distance Learning Week, November 11-15, is more than an annual event. It’s an opportunity for K-State distance education students — 2,300 and counting — to participate in a campus celebration from anywhere in the world. National Distance Learning Week is

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 11, 2013

    Grad students to represent university at research summit

    Ten Kansas State University graduate students who are researching Kansas-related topics have been chosen to represent the university at the 11th Capitol Graduate Research Summit in early 2014. The students were chosen based on their research presentations at Research and the State, an annual on-campus event

  • Obituaries | November 11, 2013

    LAURAL DIANE PARKER

    Laural Diane Parker, 66, of Chesterfield, Missouri, died October 30 at Mercy Hospital in St Louis. The family provided some of the following information. Diane was born April 22, 1947, in Colorado Springs, Colo., the oldest of four children of the late Norman and Joyce McCandless. Diane graduated from


Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | The Manhattan Mercury, 318 North 5th Street, Manhattan, Kansas, 66502 | Copyright 2012

Reproduction of any kind is prohibited without written consent.