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  • 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 .

  • ‘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 battle back for five-set win at Kansas Vball2.phatch

    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), .

  • Young McCrane gets opportunity to win kicker job Matthew mccrane.phatch

    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 .

  • 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, .

  • 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 .

  • 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 .

  • 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 .

  • $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 .

  • No quake activity at Tuttle Creek

    A pair of southern Kansas earthquakes whose effects reportedly were felt as far north as Manhattan didn’t register with Tuttle Creek officials. The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the first earthquake to hit Harper County was at 7:30 a..

  • Data generates more partisan spin

    The state revenue report released Tuesday gave Paul Davis, the Democratic candidate for governor, more campaign fodder than it gave Gov. Sam Brownback. But even the administration can point to a bright spot in otherwise troubling news. That involves corporate .

  • FRANCIS JAY LOVELL

    Francis Jay Lovell, 88, died at his home in Wichita on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. The family provided the following information. He was born on Oct. 6, 1925, in Pittsburg to Cloral and Ruth Aiman Lovell. He graduated from Manhattan High School in 1944 and from .







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