Manhattan is an Army town. We need the Army, and the Army needs us. Now is the time to make those points. Strongly. Yes, Manhattan is a college town. No question about it. K-State has a dominating physical and psychological presence here, and thank goodness
To the Editor: What is a “sac fly” or a “drivers ed”? Both of these “expressions” were used this past week in The Mercury. My opinion, but isn’t a newspaper supposed to show some adherence to proper English? I didn’t fall off of
To the Editor: The Kaw Valley Rodeo Association will be sponsoring the 2lst Annual Kaw Valley Special Rodeo for children with special needs. We would like to extend the invitation to children, ages 5 to 12 years old ,to sign up for it. It will be held
To the Editor: The Solar Kiwanis Club of Manhattan thanks all of those who shared pancakes, sausage, and eggs with us on the morning of July 4 at Pottorf Hall. It was a beautiful day and we enjoyed having a large crowd at our breakfast. A
Let’s get started right now fabricating the title of the next Planet of the Apes film. We’ve already had “Planet of the Apes” twice, in 1968 and, as if we needed the exercise repeated, in 2001. We’ve had “Beneath the Planet of the Apes”
Jay T. Shaw, 75, of Manhattan, died Friday morning, July 11, 2014, at his residence following an extended illness. He was born on Oct. 25, 1938, in Canonsburg, Pa., the son of James and Louise Shaw. Jay’s father died when Jay was at a young age. His mother then
Carol A. Hood, 61, of Waterville, died Friday, July 11, 2014, at Blue Valley Senior Living in Blue Rapids. Carol is survived by her daughter, Tonja Metcalf and husband Ted of Waterville; mother, Annie Haverkamp of Seneca; brother, David Haverkamp and wife Myra of Seneca; three sisters, Diane
Thomas Henry Dekat, 88, of Saint George, died Friday, July 11, 2014, at the Wamego Health Center. He was born on Feb. 2, 1926, in Flush, to the late Laura Mary (Winter) and Clemens Henry Dekat. He graduated from Flush High School in 1944, was a lifetime farmer and carpenter, retiring
Vivian D. Ross, 80, of Manhattan, died July 13, 2014, at Meadowlark Hills-Sloan House. She was born Nov. 20, 1933, in Iola. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502.
Florence Ruth Johnston Hadin, 93, of Leonardville, died Monday, July 14, 2014, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.
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