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  • Editorials | December 19, 2013

    Drones dangerous in the wrong hands

    Wouldn’t it be neat to have Amazon deliver an order right to your front door via drone? Sounds cool, and Jeff Bezos, CEO of the world’s largest Internet retailer, recently announced on national TV that Amazon has every intention of using drone technology

  • Obituaries | December 19, 2013


    Georgia Belle Ewing, 84, Manhattan, died Dec. 17, 2013, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Feb. 22, 1929, in Alpena, Ark., the daughter of Steve and Jennie B. (Davis) Fultz.  She graduated from high school at the

  • Letters | December 19, 2013

    Herspring needn’t worry—military will be funded

    To the Editor: The sky is falling! The sky is falling! At least Dale Herspring believes so. Time chose Pope Francis as Person of the Year. I nominate Mr. Herspring as Mr. Gullible of the Year. In his column of Dec. 15, he quotes numerous high

  • Letters | December 19, 2013

    We should worry about the beam in our own eyes

    To the Editor: Two thousand years ago, someone said (according to the King James Bible) that we should worry about the beam in our own eyes and not the mote in someone else’s. In the song, “Get Over It,” by the Eagles, there’s

  • Obituaries | December 19, 2013


    Mary Frances (Hansen) Benson, 81, Atlanta, formerly of Wamego, died Tuesday, Dec.17, 2013 at the Hospice Atlanta Center. Mary was cremated and services are pending with Stewart Funeral Home of Wamego. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later.

  • Football | December 19, 2013

    Lockett, Mueller add All-America honors

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    Kansas State wide receiver Tyler Lockett and defensive end Ryan Mueller added to their All-America honors Wednesday as both were named second team All-Americans by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA). (Kansas State’s Tyler Lockett runs after a catch for a touchdown against

  • Baseball | December 19, 2013

    Kivett named preseason All-American

    Kansas State infielder Ross Kivett was named a first-team Preseason All-American by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) on Wednesday. Kivett, the 2013 Big 12 Player of the Year, is coming off a season in which he earned three All-America designations and helped K-State earn its

  • December 19, 2013

    We must do something to protect our children

    To the Editor: I think Einstein was credited with saying “doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results is the definition of insanity.”  As a country we are insane with respect to the safety of our schoolchildren.  How many shootings

  • Area Schools | December 18, 2013

    Riley County sweeps Clay Center

    At Riley, the Falcons earned their second win of the season with a fourth-quarter rally against Clay Center after trailing most of the game. Clay Center took a five-point lead into the second quarter and the two teams each scored a combined 12 points in the

  • Area Schools | December 18, 2013

    Wamego 72, Chapman 40

    At Wamego, the Red Raiders jumped all over Chapman in the first quarter, taking a 29-8 lead and leading by 33 heading into the fourth quarter. Eli Miller scored 19 points to lead all scorers, while Jordan Ayres finished with 10, with John Ten Eyck and Kyler Alderson

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