The latest film version of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel “The Great Gatsby” does a decent job of recalling the story. So what’s with the “Catcher in the Rye” business at the beginning and the ending about Nick Carraway telling history to a psychiatrist?
It was nearly a two-and-a-half-hour-long farewell to a popular music teacher in Manhattan High School’s Rezac Auditorium Monday night as music students, colleagues and community and family members wished Steve Easterday a happy retirement as part of the last MHS orchestra concert of the
Pottawatomie County officials hope to know soon whether or not the Belvue Bridge is a candidate for a polymer overlay — at least in the eyes of the Kansas Department of Transportation. Concrete core testing of the deck of the bridge which spans the Kansas River
USD 378 is pushing for a $12.3 million bond that will allow the Riley County School District to remodel and add onto its schools, eliminating crowding and increasing security. According to Teresa Grant, the Riley County Elementary School principal, crowding started between 2007 and 2009 and has increased each
Eisenhower Middle School students went to the movies during the school day Tuesday, but they weren’t playing hooky. The students viewed the movie “Bully” at Carmike Seth Childs 12 theater as a part of a community-building exercise in anti-bullying. Bully, a 2011 movie, follows five kids
A Wamego man was sentenced Monday to one year of probation with an underlying prison sentence of 12 months for stalking his ex-girlfriend. District Judge Meryl Wilson sentenced Joshua Weeks, 22, to a 12-month prison sentence for one count of felony stalking and another 12-month jail sentence
Kenneth K. “Ken” Casey, 80, of Manhattan died Monday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.
Etta M. Glessner, 77, of White City died Friday at her home.
Arvella Elaine Riat, 82, of Wamego died Saturday in Lake City, Iowa.
Joseph Robert “Killer” Staten, 71, a longtime Manhattan resident died Sunday at Autumn Hills in Riley.
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