To the Editor: The only purpose of the League of Women Voters’ recent letter to the Mercury (Oct. 24) was to remind citizens to vote and to share information on voting places and times. Now, though, Bill Felber’s follow-up letter (.
Daylon D. “Doug” Austin, 48, of St. George, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Doug was born on July 24, 1966, in Joplin, Mo., to Daylon “Dee” and Mary Helen (Gordon) Austin. His family resided in Joplin until 1973 when .
To the Editor: Even though Rep. Sydney Carlin has no opposition, you will see her name on the ballot when you vote. Be sure to check her name to show your appreciation for her past efforts in the Kansas Legislature .
To the Editor: Vote “No” to retain the two Kansas Supreme Court Justices — Eric Rosen and Lee Johnson — who voted to overturn the death sentence of the Carr brothers after the Carrs had been convicted by a lower court of .
K-State student groups are really getting in the Halloween spirit this weekend. Thursday, members of Phi Delta Theta and Gamma Phi Beta present Phestival, a benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Manhattan and the ALS Foundation, and it will .
Joe Johns of Manhattan has a special connection with the Kansas City Royals that started with his late father, James Johns. It was James who introduced Joe to the Royals as a child, and it was James who was a .
The ghosts of K-State’s past will walk among living souls at the Purple Masque Theatre in a haunted tour starting Wednesday. “The Haunted Masque” tells the stories of the theater’s freaky history, including the story of Nick the .
City commissioners said they are fine with the current level at which the city subsidizes its pools despite declining revenues. They also did not suggest a rate increase. The Manhattan City Commission held a work session on Tuesday to discuss .
The city’s 2014 sales tax receipts continue to outperform budget expectations through October. The city had $1,049,448 in sales tax receipts this month, according to the October sales tax report from finance director Bernie Hayen. The report represents sales from September. .
The Riley County District Court set a jury trial on Monday for a man accused of supplying heroin to a Kansas State University student who died of a heroin overdose last year. Gregory Haug Jr.‘s trial is set for .
A status hearing for two men facing kidnapping and aggravated robbery charges was set for a continuance on Tuesday. Ortegas Tune, 26, and Kaywaun Washington, 25, both of Manhattan, are set to have status hearings at 1 p.m. on Nov. 4. The two .
A Manhattan man was sentenced Monday in a case connected with a May shooting at the Hop-N-Skip convenience store, 2233 Tuttle Creek Blvd. Daeshawn Bryant was sentenced to 60 days in jail and probation for 18 months with an underlying sentence of 25 months .
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