Wednesday, May 25, 2016


  • Letters | May 17, 2016

    Blaming victims of rape makes their situation worse

    To the Editor: This is in response to Helen Roser’s letter May 13 titled, “Responsible behavior.” Victims of sexual assault do feel and are made to feel that somehow they are responsible for what happened to them. They feel that instinctively, and society often makes

  • Obituaries | May 17, 2016


    Leonard “Glenn” Taylor, 89, Junction City, died Thursday, May 12, 2016, at Geary Community Hospital. The family provided some of the following information. Glenn was born Nov. 5, 1926, in Keats, to Lloyd and Margaret (Whitaker) Taylor. He spent his childhood on the family dairy farm in Keats. In 1945 he

  • Movies | May 17, 2016

    Latest ghost story an interesting film with a good cast


    Ghost stories don’t always make the most natural movies. They get tossed into the “horror” category, and most horror movie fans want to be jolted. But ghost stories don’t usually provide as many opportunities for jolts. So soon forgotten are movies like “The

  • Obituaries | May 17, 2016


    Nelson Edward Love, 75, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, April 5, 2016, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born Sept. 2, 1940, in Mexico, Missouri, the son of Floyd Barker and Helen Bernice (Chaney) Love, and had lived in Manhattan for 35 years. Memorial services will be held

  • Obituaries | May 17, 2016


    Sharlot S. Barr, 70, of Randolph and formerly of Olsburg, died Sunday, May 15, 2016, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information.  Sharlot was born Aug. 1, 1945, in Oakland, California, the daughter of William B. and Anita J. (Ochs)

  • Obituaries | May 17, 2016


    William E. Starr Jr., 80, died Friday, May 13, 2016, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan, after a series of debilitating strokes. The family provided some of the following information. Mr. Starr is survived by his wife, Darlene; three children, Melodie McDonald, Wichita, Bill Starr, Manhattan,

  • Obituaries | May 17, 2016


    Rosemary Lee Aldis, 65, Manhattan, died Saturday, May 14, 2016, at her home.  The family provided some of the following information. Rosemary worked in the health care field for many years. She had been an employee of the former Mercy Hospital (now Via Christi) for 10 years, first

  • May 17, 2016

    Currie likes direction of K-State, Big 12


    Despite a down year for Kansas State’s three most prominent sports and an uncertain path for the Big 12 Conference, K-State athletic director John Currie remains optimistic about the future. Currie held a roundtable with members of the media on Monday, speaking about a number

  • May 17, 2016

    Jerry Kill named associate AD at K-State


    Jerry Kill is coming back to Kansas. Kansas State athletic director John Currie announced the former Minnesota head coach has been named associate athletic director for administration. Kill is a Cheney native whose 32-year football coaching career spanned 156 wins as a head coach. In his

  • Manhattan High School | May 17, 2016

    Manhattan natives compete for KU at Big 12 meet

    A pair of Manhattan High graduates competed for Kansas at the Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championships over the weekend in Fort Worth, Texas. Tre Daniels ran a 46.03 split in his leg of the 4x400, helping the Jayhawks to a win in the event in

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