Junction City police on Wednesday arrested one of the victims in a Sunday shooting. Jackie Oliver, 42, Junction City, was arrested on the charge of aggravated battery in connection with a shooting incident on Sunday at 805 Grant Ave. He is currently .
It’s increasingly difficult to understand how Gov. Sam Brownback, who says he wants to make Kansas a better place to live and work, continues to do things that take the state in the opposite direction. Among examples are aggressive .
To the Editor In the Feb. 10 edition of the Mercury, I read a letter from Turley Hayes that did a great job of synthesizing what is wrong with our great country today. In a nutshell, the letter states that we .
To the Editor: The Fort Riley listening session on Feb. 9 at the Geary County Convention Center was an overwhelming success. The team that worked to put the event together did an outstanding job, and the com-munity response was beyond all .
On the Manhattan High wrestling roster, there is no preference given to upperclassmen. If you want to make the varsity team, you’re going to have to beat all challengers. So when Darrion Taylor lost his spot at 113 to sophomore .
Bennett Miller’s new film “Foxcatcher” is a quiet thing. The acting is, of course, the most-mentioned feature of the movie. It has five Oscar nominations, including two in acting categories. And the movie is certainly sobering in the way .
A man approached two 12-year-old students between 2:50 and 3 p.m. on Tuesday as they were taking items to the recycling trailer at St. George Elementary School. One of the students believes the man had questionable contact with him inside the .
Chander Perkash Bhalla, 81, of Corinth, Texas, formerly of Manhattan, died on Jan. 16, 2014, in Irving, Texas. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Sept. 15, 1932, in Hariana, Punjab, India. He was the son of Mool and Rattan Bhalla. .
Jesse A. Tafoya, 69, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, at Mercy Regional Health Center, Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Jesse was born in Dos Palos, Calif., on Aug. 29, 1945. The son of the late Jesse Tafoya and Paula .
A host of opportunities are available for Valentine’s Day couples this weekend. Your date might like “Bustown,” a K-State Theatre production that is at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday in the Chapman Theatre, in Nichols Hall. “Bustown” is a .
It’s been seven years since the Kansas State women’s basketball team last scored 90 points in a game. This year’s Wildcats don’t even average 60 points a game. Yet, on Wednesday night, K-State pounded out 54 points in the .
Despite trailing by 11 at halftime, the Kansas State men’s basketball team grabbed the lead with 2:25 left on Wednesday at West Virginia. But after going on a 12-0 run to take the lead, the Wildcats were outscored 9-3 the rest .
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