Wednesday, July 29, 2015


  • Local | August 28, 2013

    Stampede to appear on Travel Channel

    What does Country Stampede have in common with the Kentucky Derby and the BBQ World Championship? As of Sept. 1, all will have been featured on a new show on the Travel Channel focusing on fan experiences at major events. The show, titled “Fandemonium” and featuring

  • I Wonder | August 28, 2013

    Will changes to Poyntz Ave. affect downtown parades?


    Q: What’s the future of parades in downtown Manhattan? They’re narrowing Poyntz, and putting in a “traffic calmer” (the politically correct term) at Fourth and Poyntz.

  • Editorials | August 28, 2013

    A beautiful dream still unrealized

    We’re not as comfortable as others who declare that if Martin Luther King Jr were alive today, he’d support one action and discourage another.  We don’t presume to know what he’d think about what has occurred — and not occurred — with

  • Movies | August 28, 2013

    Simon Pegg fans will enjoy ‘The World’s End’


    Film comedian Simon Pegg deserves his millions of fans. They will certainly enjoy his new film, “The World’s End.” This oddly-shaped film is a good vehicle for Pegg and his frequent co-star, the talented Nick Frost. It is their sort of thing: a send-up

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 28, 2013

    K-State professor to work with Chinese academy

    A Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine microbiologist is sharing his expertise with Chinese scientists through a collaborative international research program. Philip Hardwidge, associate professor of diagnostic medicine and pathobiology, has been named a senior international scientist through a visiting professorship program offered by

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 28, 2013

    Hearing set in July narcotics investigation

    A man who was arrested on narcotics charges in July after police made a series of drug arrests was scheduled to appear in court Tuesday. Marvin Berroth, 47, was arrested July 26 on a warrant for distribution of methamphetamine and charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of

  • Obituaries | August 28, 2013

    Kevin Scott Roberts

    Kevin Roberts, 46, died Saturday in an ATV/deer accident near Delia. He was born May 11, 1967, in Kansas City, Mo., raised in Topeka, and currently resided in Sedalia, Mo.

  • Obituaries | August 28, 2013

    Jessie Foster

    Jessie Arlene Foster, 82, died on May 25, 2013, at Flower Mound Assisted Living in Flower Mound, Texas after suffering a stroke the previous week.  Jessie was born December 31, 1930, on a farm near Gurley, Neb.

  • Letters | August 28, 2013

    Huelskamp poorly informed about rights of LGBT citizens

    To the Editor: I attended the town hall meeting hosted last Friday by Rep. Tim Huelskamp and would like to comment about an answer he provided to one of the questions asked. The question focused on his introducing into the House of Representatives the Federal

  • Letters | August 28, 2013

    Vesta, Job Corps workers deliver community service

    To the Editor: I just read in the Topeka Capital Journal about Bergman School’s completion of an ADA accessible playground. Great credit goes to Principal Lori Martin and all of the dedicated parents who believed in the project and raised a hefty chunk of

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