Cliff F. Slocum, 56, of Manhattan, died Aug. 28, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He was born Aug. 13, 1958, in Wiesbaden, Germany, to Clarence and Justina (Becker) Slocum. Mr. Slocum married Margo Humbard on March 26, 1984, and she survives of the home. .


    Lucile M. “Lu” Fleming, 77, of Manhattan, died Thursday morning, Aug. 28, 2014, at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on June 26, 1937, in Wheaton, the daughter of Jake M. and Hallie Grace (Simon) .

  • Establish a home lawn with cool-season grass Greggeyestone1

    Now is the best time to plant cool-season grass. The soil temperature is warm for quick seed germination. Air temperatures should be coming down to the favorable growing of below 86 degrees for tall fescue and bluegrass. Light duration is reducing .

  • Dodge City paper grows by reporting ag news

    July 30, 2014. Indianapolis, Ind. The American Agricultural Editors’ Association is announcing its national awards, including the Story of the Year. And the winner is: The High Plains Journal from Dodge City, Kansas. Today we’ll learn about this remarkable publication and .

  • U.S.  Celluar giving $1 million to teachers

    U.S. Cellular is donating $1 million to fund teacher classroom projects across the nation, including Kansas, through its Calling All Teachers program. Last year, the company contributed $500,000 towards educational materials for improved classroom experiences. U.S. Cellular is working with .

  • Haverkamp receives scholarship

    Macy Haverkamp of Topeka, a Kansas State University accounting student, is the recipient of a $400 scholarship provided by the Public Accountant’s Association of Kansas. The Association’s Floyd Lietz Memorial Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to juniors and seniors in .

  • KSU alum becomes senior VP of American State Bancshares

    Kenneth Friedel of Wichita has been named the senior vice-president and director of corporate strategies for American State Bancshares, Inc. He graduated in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science degree in general business administration from Kansas State University. American State Bancshares .

  • Pawnee Mental hires program manager

    Ashley Mason has been named the program manager for Health Connect, the new health home program of Pawnee Mental Health Services. Health Homes are a program of the Kansas Medicaid program which provides coordinated physical and behavioral health care for .

  • Mercy hires new pain management doctor

    Andrew Barker, interventional pain management specialist, is now accepting new patients at Mercy Regional Health Center’s Pain Management Center. Barker recently finished his pain management fellowship and anesthesiology residency at Scott and White Memorial Hospital in Temple, Texas. Barker .

  • Riley woman receives Pure Romance honor

    Riley resident Mallory Bohneblust, a consultant with Pure Romance, was honored earlier this month at the company’s World Conference attended by around 4,000 consultants, by being named to the President’s Club. Bohneblust has been a consultant with Pure Romance .

  • Obama’s foreign policy goes from bad to worse

    At times, I worry I have been too critical of President Barack Obama. Having served for years in the foreign policy bureaucracy, one realizes it is impossible for a president to avoid mistakes. Indeed, there are times presidents don’t .

  • Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, September 1, 2014 OFFICE CLOSED – LABOR DAY Tuesday, September 2, 2014 9:00 Holmes, Timothy (3 hours) Prelim (14 CR 395 Agg. Robbery X2, Agg. Burglary) JWG & JJC M02 9:00 DIV III 9:00 Bryant, Daeshawn Arr. (14 CR 254 Agg. Battery, etc) BKD III 9:00 Foreman, Kerry Intermediate Sanctions Hrg (14 CR 242 Poss .


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