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  • Obituaries | October 02, 2014

    ERNEST DENZIL STEPHENS

    Ernest Denzil Stephens, 86, of El Dorado, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in El Dorado. The family provided some of the following information. Ernest was born on July 5, 1928, in Hollis, Okla., the son of Ernest J. and Jane (Moss) Stephens.  He was retired from Getty Oil as

  • Obituaries | October 02, 2014

    TERRY BILLS

    Terry L. Bills, 64, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on April 20, 1950, in Wichita, the son of Ludie and Dortha (Adams) Bills. Terry enlisted in the Marines in 1967.&

  • Arts & Leisure | October 02, 2014

    ‘Cats,’ Manhattan history tour and more

    “Let the memory live again” and catch the Manhattan Arts Center’s production of the Broadway musical “Cats” this weekend. Based on “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats” by T.S. Eliot and with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. “Cats” tells the story of

  • Volleyball | October 02, 2014

    Cats battle back for five-set win at Kansas

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    LAWRENCE — Kansas State outside hitter Brooke Sassin was beaming. After dropping a grueling five-set match at home to Baylor just four days prior, Sassin and the Wildcats overcame a 2-1 deficit to outlast rival Kansas (25-19, 23-25, 14-25, 25-22, 15-8), and quiet a sold-out Horejsi

  • Football | October 02, 2014

    Young McCrane gets opportunity to win kicker job

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    With less than four minutes to play against Auburn, Kansas State coach Bill Snyder made a switch at kicker. Normally reliable Jack Cantele was struggling — he had already missed field goal tries of 41, 42 and 22 yards. Matthew McCrane trotted out to the field for his first-career

  • Men's Basketball | October 02, 2014

    Foster named preseason All-Big 12

    One year after leading Kansas State in scoring as a freshman, Marcus Foster was named to the preseason All-Big 12 squad, the league announced Thursday morning. The sophomore from Wichita Falls, Texas, joins Iowa State’s Georges Niang, Kansas’ Perry Ellis, Oklahoma’s Buddy Hield and

  • Local |Education | October 01, 2014

    Ogden school wins Blue Ribbon

    Ogden Elementary School was recognized Tuesday as a National Blue Ribbon School based on students’ improved scores in reading and math. The school was was one of the highest performers in the “Exemplary Achievement Gap Closing Schools” category, which tracks achievement gaps between a school’

  • Local |Business | October 01, 2014

    New pumps to be installed at Riverchase

    New pumps were expected to arrive Wednesday to replace a temporary system at Riverchase Mobile Home Park after residents endured a week of problems with its water system. Officials lifted a boil-water advisory for the park on Monday. According to the Kansas Department of Health

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 01, 2014

    Erosion delays ‘green roof’ project at KSU

    A construction project at Kansas State University’s Memorial Stadium is under a bit of revision. In what will eventually be a “green roof” that will host native plants and other vegetation above a new Purple Masque Theater on the stadium’s former west seating

  • Local |Business | October 01, 2014

    $125,000 grant to fund new position for K-State police

    The Kansas State University Police Department will be hiring soon, thanks to a U.S. Department of Justice grant. Six Kansas law enforcement agencies on Tuesday were named as funding award recipients from the Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS). The


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