• Rock Creek gets district win

    At St. Marys, the Rock Creek Mustangs started slow but finished strong in their 51-28 win over St. Marys Friday night. The Mustangs trailed 8-0 heading into the second quarter, but scored 30 points before halftime and put up 21 in the .

  • Frankfort 78, Linn 42

    At Linn, the Frankfort Wildcats scored in bunches against Linn, with sophomore quarterback Adam Kenworthy throwing for three touchdowns and rushing for three more, while junior running back Jase Suther rushed for four scores and 235 yards. Frankfort (3-4) hosts Southern .

  • Wamego 20, Chapman 6

    At Chapman, the Red Raiders managed to win a low-scoring affair to start district play, taking a 13-6 lead to halftime and scoring on a 50-yard scramble by quarterback Kyler Alderson in the second half to put away the game. .

  • Southern Cloud 68, BV-Randolph 50

    At Miltonvale, Southern Cloud won a battle of winless teams against Blue Valley Randolph, outlasting the Rams to win by 18 points. Game information was not made available. Blue Valley (0-7) travels to Axtell (5-2) next week..

  • Valley Heights 50, Wabaunsee 0

    At Alma, the Valley Heights Mustangs dominated from start to finish against the Chargers, taking a 38-0 halftime lead and cruising through the second half while preserving the shutout. Valley Heights (3-4) hosts Republic County (1-6) next week..

  • Politics won’t help in Ebola fight

    What’s more troubling about Ebola? That it has grown from a handful of cases less than a year ago to possibly tens of thousands today and continues to accelerate? Or that we — governments and people — could have stopped it .

  • Death penalty isn’t worth the chance of a fatal mistake

    To the Editor: The recent Manhattan Mercury article about Eddie Lowery was well done and interesting, especially for those who had not known his story. I would like to add some context to his presentation about his exoneration from a .

  • Paid Endorsement: Carlin has earned your vote during six successful terms

    To the Editor: Sydney Carlin is actively running, unopposed, to maintain her current legislative seat. She is the mother of four grown children, a Manhattan resident for more than 40 years and a K-State graduate. Sydney has served as Manhattan’s .

  • Paid Endorsement: Carlin dedicated to working to boost education funding

    To the Editor: Though Sydney Carlin is running unopposed for the Kansas House of Representatives, she continues to walk her district listening to the comments and concerns of her constituents. As we walk door-to-door with her, we realize this is .

  • Paid Endorsement: Republicans are doing more harm than good

    To the Editor: Like many other Kansas Republicans, we’re disappointed in our party’s leaders. Gov. Sam Brownback’s purging of moderate Republican legislators, devastating fiscal experimentation and undermining of health care are appalling. Sen. Pat Roberts’ lackluster performance .


    Marc C. Fullington, 73, of Clay Center, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at Presbyterian Manor in Clay Center. Marc was born on April 9, 1941. He married Barbara Caldwell on June 18, 1966. She died in 2002. Survivors include his son, Brad Fullington, Andover; daughter, Kim and husband .

  • ‘Left Behind’ overcomes most of its indy limitations G.w.clift1

    The latest installment of “Left Behind” is a decent thriller with substantial suspense and some decent acting. But consider, for a moment, all the topics associated with or raised by the movie, any one of which would take a couple .


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