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  • Obituaries | June 09, 2014


    Bill Smith, 50, died on Saturday, June 7, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center, Manhattan. He was born on Feb. 7, 1964, in Milford, Del., the son of James Courtland and AnnaMay (Pavlik) Smith Jr.  Bill was an electrician at Kansas State University at the K-State Division of

  • Obituaries | June 09, 2014


    Steven (Steve) R. Swander, 60, of Wamego, formerly of Manhattan, died Saturday, June 7, 2014, at his home. The family provided some of the following information. Steve was born Sept. 1, 1953, in Osborne, the son of Stanley and Shirley (Thornburg) Swander. As a young child his family moved to

  • Obituaries | June 09, 2014


    Marilena Hedrick Ferguson, 83, a resident of Manhattan since 1960, died Friday, June 6, 2014, at her home. The family provided some of the following information. They said she died peacefully, surrounded by her family. Marilena was born on March 20, 1931, in Chickasha, Okla., to the Rev. Robert Gideon Hedrick

  • Men's Basketball | June 09, 2014

    K-State men announce 2014-15 non-con slate

    Eight games at Bramlage Coliseum, a trip to the EA Sports Maui Invitational and a return to the Sprint Center for the Wildcat Classic highlight the 2014-15 Kansas State men’s basketball non-conference schedule released on Monday. The 14-game non-conference slate could include as many

  • Court Calendar | June 08, 2014

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, June 9, 2014 9:00 – JWG 9:00 Ayers, Shannon Status (14 CR 255 Dom Batt, DWS) JJC III 9:00 Black, Benita Arraignment (14 CR 172 Making False Info) BRW III 9:00 Campbell, Trey SENTENCING (14 CR 117 Poss. of MJ, etc) BKD III 9:00 Channel, Jasmin Status (14 CR 267 Dom Batt) JJC III 9:00 Decann, Nicholas Status (14 CR 164 Poss MJ,

  • Arts & Leisure | June 08, 2014

    Local tattoo parlors busy as body art becomes more mainstream


    Sarah Fitzhugh wanted to think of a way to honor her family and its long military tradition. A World War II history buff, the 28-year-old Fitzhugh also felt obliged to pay her respects to the soldiers, sailors and airmen who she feels protect America’s

  • Local | June 08, 2014

    Residents mark city’s founding with block parties


    Manhattanites got a little neighborly on Saturday holding block parties across the city in celebration of Manhattan Day. The annual event honors the city’s founding in June of 1855, when two groups of settlers worked together to form the city. There were about 25 neighborhood parties

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 08, 2014

    Clay Center couple copes with death of 1-year-old son in SUV accident


    CLAY CENTER — After suffering every parent’s worst nightmare, Bryan Dame and Ashleigh Cheramie are searching for understanding and healing. The couple’s son, 1-year-old Kael Dame, died in an accident Monday night after he was struck by an SUV in the grass parking lot

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 08, 2014

    Junction City pair arrested on drug charges

    Junction City authorities seized marijuana and drug paraphernalia and arrested two people after searching a residence Friday morning. Steven Simpson, 24, and Bethany Johnson, 25, both of Junction City, were arrested after a search warrant was executed by the Junction City-Geary County Drug Operations Group and SWAT

  • Arts & Leisure | June 08, 2014

    MAC camps inspire kids to use creativity


    Manhattan area children are learning about all things artistic at Camp MAC 2014 this summer. Camp MAC is put on by the Manhattan Arts Center where young people in grades 1-6 can attend weekly camps inspired by children’s stories where they do arts and crafts,

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