• ‘Nightcrawler’ may be more provoking than entertaining G.w.clift1

    The new movie “Nightcrawler,” written and directed by Dan Gilroy, provokes enough questions that one has to wonder if it is more entertaining than it is provoking. It begins with what should be the protagonist of the year, the dweeb .

  • Space: still a civilian frontier

    Two explosions, one during the launch of an unmanned rocket in Virginia and the other aboard a craft being tested for space tourism in California, raise understandable questions about whether private companies are up to the challenges that space presents. .

  • Brownback coalition prevails

    The Republican coalition led by Gov. Sam Brownback prevailed with Kansas voters on Election Day. The governor fought off a fierce challenge from House Minority Leader Paul Davis and his running mate, Jill Docking. The Republican victory was aided by .


    Georganne F. Hiser, 89, died Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, at Specialty Select Hospital in Carrollton, Texas.  She was born in Dodge City on April 25, 1925, the daughter of Mae (Dooley) and George W. Fowler. Georganne grew up in Wilroads Gardens and moved in .


    E. Maxine Hinton, 85, a former resident of Fort Scott and more recently of Manhattan, died Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Maxine was born April 28, 1929, in Clinton, Henry County, Mo. She was the daughter of William .


    Irene F. Irwin, 83, of Leonardville, died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born on March 16, 1931, in Combine Creek, Bristol Bay, Alaska. She was the daughter of Alfred and Molly Withrow. She married Robert Walker .


    Alice Ann Thomas, 65, of Westmoreland, died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born Oct. 23, 1949, in Westmoreland. She was the daughter of William H. and Catherine Victoria “Kate” (Muller) Cravens. Alice graduated from Westmoreland High School. .

  • Boykin leading ramped-up TCU offense Boykincolor.phatch

    Trevone Boykin is proof of just how fast things can change in college football. A season ago, Boykin played everywhere on offense for the Horned Frogs, splitting time at quarterback, running back and receiver for a unit that ranked among .

  • Cats open 4-game gauntlet at No. 6 TCU

    Bill Snyder almost called Saturday’s game monumental. Almost. After walking that statement back some, he settled on “big game.” There’s no doubt about that. In fact, it couldn’t get much bigger for both Kansas State and TCU, .

  • K-State baseball season tickets go on sale Nov. 10

    After setting attendance records at Tointon Family Stadium in 2014, K-State Athletics officials announced that season tickets for the upcoming 2015 K-State baseball season will go on sale on Monday, Nov. 10. The 29-game home schedule starts on Feb. 27 and features opponents such .

  • K-State places two on Academic All-District Team

    Kansas State senior wide receiver Curry Sexton and sophomore fullback Glenn Gronkowski were named to the 2014 Capital One Academic All-District 7 first team, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced Thursday. It’s the first designation for each player .

  • Jingle Bell Run coming up

    First Presbyterian Church will host its third annual “Jingle Bell Run” on Dec. 7 at 5 p.m. There is a chip timed 5k run and a 1.5 mile fun run/walk followed by a dinner and gift certificate prizes to CoCo Bolos, .


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