Macey Hensley may only be 5 years old, but she probably knows more about U.S. presidents than you do — a lot more. In fact, her encyclopedic knowledge of presidential history is so impressive it recently landed her a free trip .
Globally, it wasn’t exactly a show-stopping day. Let’s see, Oct. 26, 1987 ... The Dow Jones average fell 156.83 points. The head of the Salvadoran Human Rights Commission was assassinated by a death squad. Oh, and Michael Jackson’s “Bad” was Billboard’.
A Marysville man who is accused of driving a car through two Manhattan businesses in December pleaded not guilty on Thursday to eight charges in Pottawatomie County Court. Jason Butler, 36, faces charges of felony DUI, failure to stop and remain .
Soldiers from the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, are returning to Fort Riley following a nine-month deployment to Kuwait. The first group of about 50 soldiers returned in January, with the remaining set to redeploy in the next .
In years past, games between the Hayden and the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team have often been turnover-laden, physical matchups that go down to the wire. Manhattan head coach Scott Mall is expecting nothing less in tonight’s 6 p.m. .
There’s snow on the ground and snow — or slush or sleet — in the forecast. Which makes this a good weekend to head over to the Manhattan Area Garden Show. It promises plenty of medicine for the souls of folks .
To the Editor: We are going to be electing people for the Manhattan City Commission and the USD 383 Manhattan-Ogden School Board on April 7. The decisions of these two groups of elected officials have a major effect on the lives of .
To the Editor: Regardless of whether any given individual thinks the governor is right, wrong or somewhere in the middle with respect to the budget policies he has established, services will decrease. Education may be first, and more dramatic, but .
Dr. Robert W. “Bob” Smail, 88, of Manhattan, died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, at his residence. He was born Feb. 9, 1927, in Britton, South Dakota. Complete obituary and service information will be announced at a later date by Irvin Parkview Funeral Home & Cremations..
John J. Schomaker, 69, of Wamego, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka. John was born on Sept. 27, 1945, the son of Bernard and Minnie (Wells) Schomaker in Humboldt. He is survived by his wife, Betty; three daughters: Micki Schomaker, Kristi (.
Melody A. “Judy” Boltz, 65, of Alma, died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, at her home. Her family provided the following information. Melody was born Jan. 21, 1950, in Council Grove, the daughter of Raymond and Sherry (Matthews) Andres. She graduated from Manhattan High School with .
Berneice Faye Robertson, 73, of Wamego, died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, in Wamego. She was born Jan. 21, 1942, in Freedom, Oklahoma, the daughter of Ernest and Vona Feland Stewart. Berneice was a homemaker and day care provider in her home for 26 years. She .
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