• Sometimes we’re unaware of what we do, say or think

    To the Editor: Last week I attended K-State’s rendition of Hart and Kaufman’s “You Can’t Take It With You.” I had previously read the play, seen it on video and saw KU’s version a decade back. .

  • Quest for streets of dreams might result in nightmares

    To the Editor: I hope our city commissioners will keep the issues of street maintenance and quality of life separate and not include unrelated issues with either of them. Our commissioners would do well to listen to our director of .

  • Indians hold on to beat Grizzlies, 4-3 5.phatch

    Wichita Northwest turned up the heat in the final 10 minutes, but the Manhattan girls’ soccer team didn’t crack. The Indians kept the Grizzlies at bay and won 4-3 Tuesday night at Bishop Stadium. “It was way more exciting than .

  • Indians split with Trojans

    Playing at Kansas State’s Tointon Family Stadium, the Manhattan High baseball team looked to snap a three-game losing streak with the Topeka High Trojans in town for a doubleheader. The Indians’ rally fell short in the opener, 6-4, before .

  • Good things out on home viewing media G.w.clift1

    A number of potentially interesting movies — “A Most Violent Year,” “Taken 3,” “Paddington,” and “Seventh Son”—are out or will soon be out on home viewing media. Actually April and May are not bad new-DVD months this year. If you want .


    Mona Ruth Padgett, 85, of Manhattan, died Monday, May 4, 2015, at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born July 18, 1929, in Altus, Ar- kansas, the daughter of Samuel Henry and Mattie Lou (McMinn) Wood. .


    Gary Lee Springer, 71, died Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at his residence in Hutchinson. Inurnment service with military honors will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 8, 2015, at the Kansas Veterans Cemetery, Fort Riley. A celebration of life ceremony will be 5 to 7 p.m. .


    Lillian “Louise” (Marker) Rowe, 89, died Saturday, May 2, 2015, in Overbrook. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Nov. 1, 1925 in Ozawkie to Roy and Ora Marker. Her family moved to Manhattan in 1939. Louise is a graduate of Manhattan .


    Thomas William McCormick, 72, of Eskridge, died Sunday, May 3, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. Tom was born Nov. 11, 1942, the son of Leo and Margaret Minihan McCormick. He grew up in Blaine, was a 1960 graduate of Onaga High School .


    Ronald J. Sweat, 77, of Manhattan, died Saturday, May 2, 2015, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born June 25, 1937, in Kirwin, the son of Eugene and Jean (Stuckman) Sweat. Ron was raised .


    Cecelia Tibbetts, 99, of Westmoreland, died Monday, May 4, 2015, in the Westmoreland Care Home. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Dec. 1, 1915, in Wamego to William H. and Anna Marie Cordts. She married Ralph Tibbetts in 1938, and they .

  • Shockers ease to 11-5 rout of Wildcats

    Kansas State surrendered six runs in the first two innings — including five in the second — as Wichita State eased to an 11-5 win over the Wildcats Tuesday night at Eck Stadium. The Wildcats (23-25) gave up eight of the 11 runs .


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