Lifestyle

  • Obituaries | July 19, 2013

    LaVerne Bates

    LaVerne Ruth Bates, 84, of Ada, Okla., died Sunday in a Dallas, Texas, hospital.

  • Obituaries | July 19, 2013

    Steven Beals

    Steven Ray Beals, 55, of Miltonvale died Tuesday in Miltonvale.

  • Editorials | July 19, 2013

    Putin yields to protesters

    Russian President Vladimir Putin doesn’t abide much in the way of opposition. He, or at least some of those who do his bidding, do what it takes — peacefully or otherwise —  to silence those who might create problems for President Putin. Journalists and others

  • Columns | July 19, 2013

    What is conservatism, really?

    About a month ago, a contributor asked “What is Conservatism” in a letter to the editor. Webster’s Dictionary defines a conservative as “one who favors traditional views and values.”  The writer was right when he said that many claim to know what it

  • Football | July 19, 2013

    Five Wildcats named to Preseason All-Big 12 team

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    Kansas State received one first-place vote in the Big 12 preseason media poll, but has been tabbed to finish sixth overall in the league — a year after winning the Big 12 title. Oklahoma State is the favorite to win the league, followed by Oklahoma and TCU. Texas

  • General Activities | July 19, 2013

    LAFA fourth grade sign-ups

    The Little Apple Football Association fourth-grade team is currently having sign-ups for their 2013 tackle football season. No previous tackle football experience is required. Conditioning sessions are being held every Saturday morning starting July 20 at Warner Park from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Please contact coach

  • Football | July 19, 2013

    Hubert makes Doak Walker watch list

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    Kansas State senior running back John Hubert was named a candidate for the Doak Walker Award as the nation’s top college running back for the second straight year, the PwC SMU Athletic Forum announced Thursday. Hubert, one of 63 players nationally and nine from the

  • Football | July 19, 2013

    Standing-room-only football tickets available Monday

    Kansas State athletics officials announced Thursday that 500 general admission/standing-room-only tickets for seven of the Wildcats’ eight home games will go on sale Monday to the general public, while 500 additional seats from Oklahoma’s returned allotment will also be available. Fans may purchase up to

  • General Activities | July 19, 2013

    Three-day wrestling camp with OU head coach Mark Cody

    Oklahoma head wrestling coach Mark Cody will be in Wamego July 23-25 fora wrestling camp. The camp is 9 a.m. to noon each day at the Wamego High School. It’s open to all clubs, ages and skill level. The camp will include technique sessions

  • General Activities | July 19, 2013

    Manhattan Dirt Devils win Sunflower State Games title

    The Manhattan 12-and-under Dirt Devils are the reigning champions of the 2013 Sunflower State Games baseball tournament. The Dirt Devils competed with the Topeka Bombers for first place on July 14 this past weekend, winning the championship game 3-1. The Sunflower State Games is the largest amateur


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