• Doniphan West 48, Frankfort 34

    At Frankfort, the Wildcats trailed by 10 at halftime before playing Doniphan West close the rest of the night in a 14-point loss. The Wildcats got 15 points from Abra Shirley, with Kyla Hardwick adding 14..

  • Martin’s versatility made him area’s most dangerous player to defend Martin cb1.phatch

    When opposing coaches looked at the 2014 Manhattan High football team, stopping Chris Martin was the top concern defensively. Despite the extra attention, Martin proved to be difficult to contain all season long, rushing for more than 800 yards and 13 touchdowns and .

  • Burkholder brings playoffs back to Wamego Burkholder1 sm.phatch

    With his first four-year class at Wamego High entering its senior year, head coach Dale Burkholder knew he had something special brewing when the team started summer practices in August. After an 8-2 finish and an undefeated mark in district .

  • NASA artificial intelligence program sets chase in ‘Kraken Project’

    “The Kraken Project” starts out like science fiction involving a journey to one of Saturn’s moons — Titan. But it ends up being sci-fi of an eerier kind — cyber-fi, if you will. Unless it’s more fact than faction, that .

  • Icons in the world of music: The latest in unforgettable biographies Marcia.allen1

    Hard times were a daily reality for Elmo and Mamie Lewis in the state of Louisiana during the 1930s.  Elmo made a living sharecropping and sometimes cooking whiskey, until he was caught and sentenced to five years in prison.&.

  • Attractions to catch if you’re going to the Alamo Bowl

    Wildcat fans heading to Alamo Bowl have brought out the green monster in me. When I realized that some of my co-workers would be going to San Antonio, Texas, to cover the game, I was very jealous. I spent two .

  • Does anyone really like getting old? Megan.moser1

    My grandmother turned 99 last month. I’m not sure she was happy about it. We celebrated with a small party at the nursing home where she lives, and I brought chocolate cupcakes and hot coffee, two things I knew she .

  • Sheriff’s office seeks owner of survey tools

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help to locate the owner of found property.  Several surveying tools were found near 10800 School Creek Road, according to a press release from Sheriff Greg Riat. The tools include a theodolite, .


    Margery Elaine Kuhn, 78, of Fayetteville, died at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014. She was born in Kingsley, Iowa on Jan. 11, 1936, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Tony and Lola Carter Sr. She was a licensed real estate .


    Bea Mullin, 94, of Manhattan, died Dec. 13, 2014, at Meadowlark Hills-Lyle House. She was born May 27, 1920, in Omaha, Nebraska. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave.. Manhattan, KS 66502..


    Robert C. Buchanan, 83, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House. He was born on June 20, 1931, in Manhattan, the son of Claude L. and Letta Mae (Caleson) Buchanan.  He graduated from Manhattan High School in 1949.  .


    Lorna C. Stigge, 87, died Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center, Manhattan. She was born on April 5, 1927, at the family home in Washington County, the daughter of Karl William and Clara Marie (Meyer) Blanken. Funeral service information and a .


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