Saturday, May 30, 2015


  • Obituaries | April 03, 2013

    LaVon Blevins

    LaVon Blevins, 89, died Monday at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | April 03, 2013

    H.B. ‘Bebe’  Lee

    Horace Byron Lee, 96, died Sunday after spending the month at Ocean Trail Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Southport, N.C.

  • Obituaries | April 03, 2013

    Carmen Cordova

    Carmen Cordova, 100, of Manhattan died peacefully in the arms of her daughter, Alicia, on March 15 in Lakewood, Colo., a suburb of Denver.

  • Editorials | April 03, 2013

    Voters prefer a more centrist commission

    Though turnout in this spring’s election wasn’t what we would like to have seen, those voters who wanted to speak did so loudly and clearly, at least with regard to the Manhattan City Commission. In electing Karen McCulloh, Usha Reddi and Rich Jankovich,

  • Letters | April 03, 2013

    Let’s not criticize citizens for opposing the status quo

    To the Editor: Freedom of speech in the United States is protected by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution.

  • Letters | April 03, 2013

    Fashion show a highlight of International Week

    To the Editor: Over the past 10 years I have had the privilege of being involved in a ladies’ organization here in Manhattan called World Friendship. It began more than 40 years ago as a result of a desire to welcome and integrate into the community the

  • Letters | April 03, 2013

    Mercury wrong to fault local group’s robo-calls

    To the Editor: I’m writing in response to the March 27 editorial on robo-calls. Although my husband has helped with the organization Citizens for a Moderate Manhattan, I’m not writing on behalf of him or the organization. As a former journalist, I was disappointed

  • April 03, 2013

    Witt powers Cats past Nebraska 9-1

    Ksu5 safe.phatch

    Tanner Witt couldn’t remember the last time he had a game like he did Tuesday, and it seemed like just as long since he hit a ball over the fence, too. It all came together against Nebraska on Tuesday at Tointon Stadium, as Witt

  • Manhattan High School | April 03, 2013

    Indians stay perfect, beat Mustangs 1-0

    Mhssoccer 2assist.phatch

    While Salina Central may have started the game with the opening kick, it didn’t take long for the Indians to get into a groove. The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team continued its winning streak to go 3-0 this season on Tuesday evening, beating Salina

  • Women's Basketball | April 03, 2013

    Chambers named AP All-American

    Brittany chambers 2.phatch

    Kansas State’s Brittany Chambers garnered another national honor for her trophy case on Tuesday, as she was named to the Associated Press All-America team as an honorable mention selection. Chambers became the sixth player in school history to earn AP All-America honors and the

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