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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 03, 2013

    Residential burglaries reported in Pottawatomie County

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating three separate residential burglaries reported within the last week. Undersheriff Shane Jager said the first burglary was reported on Sunday, when a resident of Westmoreland reported that several items, including firearms and jewelry were taken from the

  • Movies | April 03, 2013

    Sci fi flick ‘The Host’ proves uninteresting

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    What are we to make of the fact that the new science fiction movie in town, “The Host,” opened on Good Friday? The eventual resolution to the basic problems put forward in the story is a sort of mutual understanding that is associated with Christianity.

  • 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

    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


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