Wayne Marcelus Bennett, 75, of Wamego, died Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He was born Jan. 14, 1940, in rural Blaine, the son of Maurice and Rosella Lauer Bennett. Wayne married Betty Lou Pageler on Jan. 20, 1962, in Wamego. .
In 2013 the American Civil Liberties Union published a 185-page research report providing credible evidence that racial bias is responsible for unequal black/white arrest rates for marijuana possession throughout the country. The report, “The War on Marijuana in Black and .
To the Editor: This letter is in response to your Jan. 28 editorial concerning the severe IRS budget cutbacks that have led to reduced and inadequate assistance to taxpayers. This year, not only will most taxpayers not be able to get .
At Frankfort, Blue Valley used a third quarter run and held on in the fourth to edge Frankfort, 59-56 on Friday. Trailing 34-24 at halftime, the Rams outscored Frankfort 22-8 in the third quarter to take a 46-42 lead. Callie .
At Blue Rapids, Valley Heights used a big second quarter to top Troy, 53-39, on Friday. The Mustangs played to an 8-8 tie after one quarter, but outscored Troy 22-13 in the second period to set the tone for the .
At Osage City, Tessa Seeberger scored 20 points, but it wasn’t enough for the Red Raiders. Playing another game without leading scorer Lanie Page, the Red Raiders got a big night out of Seeberger, but couldn’t overcome an early .
At Frankfort, the Wildcats used a steady offensive pace to rout Blue Valley at home on Friday, 54-29. Frankfort opened the game to an 8-2 lead after the first quarter, and widened the margin to 20-9 by halftime. The Wildcats .
At Blue Rapids, Troy got just enough scoring out of it’s top player on Friday to earn a win at Valley Heights. Nathan Gaarder scored 20 points for Troy, helping them edge the Mustangs by eight points. Elijah Smith led .
At Osage City, the Wamego Red Raiders couldn’t keep up with Osage City on Friday, dropping a road game 65-52. It was the fifth loss for the Red Raiders this season, who will return home next for a game .
The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team survived a back-and-forth game against Topeka West with a 55-48 win Friday night. The Indians could have won more comfortably had they hit more free throws. They finished the game 12 of 22, including an 8-of-17 .
Topeka West hung with the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team Friday night, but couldn’t keep up the pace in the second half as the Indians defeated the Chargers, 56-31. Manhattan led 21-12 at halftime but doubled their scoring total .
Monday, February 9, 2015 9:00 – BRW 9:00 Best, Haydyn SENTENCING (13 CR 528 Crim Rest, Batt x2) JJC III 9:00 Black, Bentia Status (15 CR 8 Domestic Battery) JJC III 9:00 Branam, Demarco SENTENCING (14 CR 603 Theft) BKD III 9:00 Dartez, Samuel Arraignment (14 CR 638 Att 1st Degree Murder) JJC III 9:00 Dartez, Samuel .
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