Tuesday, April 28, 2015



Lifestyle

  • Local |Education | August 06, 2013

    Board to pick budget option

    USD 383 school board members will consider three options for a proposed 2014 budget during their regular meeting Wednesday. The discussion, which is expected to result in approval of one of the options, follows up on discussions during the board’s July 24 meeting. Board members must determine

  • Local |Government, Politics | August 06, 2013

    Petition prompts reconsideration of rezoning plan

    Receipt of a valid protest petition Monday prompted Pottawatomie County Commissioners to send a rezoning recommendation back to the planning commission for further consideration. A request by David Craft to rezone a nearly half-acre parcel on Dempsey Road just south of U.S. Highway 24 to

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 06, 2013

    Home invasion trial begins

    Jury selection began Tuesday in the trial of a Manhattan man accused of crimes related to an October 2012 home invasion. Levertis Horne is charged with two counts of aggravated robbery, two counts of attempted robbery, one count of aggravated battery and one count of aggravated

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 06, 2013

    Local doctor found dead

    The body of a local physician was discovered Monday morning in an apartment he rented. Police would not comment on the cause of death beyond saying it was not believed to be suspicious, but numerous other sources reported that he died of apparent self-inflicted causes.

  • Obituaries | August 06, 2013

    Franklin Wyant

    Franklin Dean Wyant, 75, of Junction City died Sunday in the comfort of his home. Memorial services are pending. A full obituary will follow.

  • Obituaries | August 06, 2013

    Caroline Dugger

    Caroline Dugger, 74, died Monday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | August 06, 2013

    Betty Ukena

    Betty (Hedman) Ukena of Manhattan died Saturday at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community.

  • Obituaries | August 06, 2013

    Ethel Penn

    Ethel Marie Penn, 89, of Emerson, Nebraska, died Friday at Heritage of Emerson in Emerson, Neb.

  • Food & Drink | August 06, 2013

    Summer veggie is great addition to pasta salad, salsa

    Tomatoes.phatch

    Summer is the season for one of my favorite culinary items: tomatoes. Now I know that you can buy tomatoes at any point of the year, but nothing beats the flavor of a homegrown, in-season tomato, fresh off the vine. I’ve been spoiled in

  • Local | August 06, 2013

    Invasive tree, weed control field day

    Foley Equipment will host an invasive tree and weed control field day at the Pottawatomie County State Park, north of Westmoreland from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 17.  The event includes lunch. A number of educational and technical presentations on tree and weed


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.