Friday, July 31, 2015



Lifestyle

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Fort Riley | February 25, 2013

    Soldier who died from gunshot identified

    The Junction City Police Department has released the name of the soldier who died of a gunshot wound Saturday. Officials said Mark Blakey, 22, Manhattan, was found early Saturday morning suffering from a single gunshot wound in an apartment at 311 W. Eighth Street in Junction City.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 25, 2013

    Aggravated assault reported

    Riley County officers arrested a Wamego man in connection with an aggravated assault that reportedly occurred Friday night. Officer Matthew Droge said Caleb Nelson, 20, was arrested for aggravated assault and minor in consumption at about 10:40 p.m. Friday after it was reported that he allegedly

  • Obituaries | February 25, 2013

    Leon Watson

    Leon Watson, 63, of Manhattan died Friday at his residence in Manhattan.

  • Area Schools | February 25, 2013

    MCC women win region championship

    The Manhattan Christian College women’s basketball team defeated No. 9 Central Christian of Missouri to win the central region championship and advance to the national tournament.  Leading 31-27 at halftime, the Crusaders held Central Christian without a field goal in the first seven minutes

  • Area Schools | February 25, 2013

    MCC men fall short in regionals

    The MCC men’s basketball team suffered through their worst half of shooting on the season and lost in the NCCAA Central Region Championship, 69-67, to Grace University. MCC had swept Grace in the regular season, defeating it 96-75 just a little more than two

  • Arts, Leisure | February 25, 2013

    MAC production is great, but to what end?

    Ben.nyberg

    The second half of the 2012-2013 Manhattan Arts Center Theatre season got under way this past weekend with the opening of a two-week run in the MAC’s Grosh Performance Hall of John Guare’s 1966 “protest” play, The House of Blue Leaves. Final week showings,

  • Letters | February 25, 2013

    Legislators must reject preposterous proposals

    To the Editor: Several bills now being considered by our state Legis-lature are stunning in their breadth, ignorance and rejection of important moral values.

  • Editorials | February 25, 2013

    A step forward for NBAF

    Kansas and the Manhattan area got some long-awaited good news on Friday with the announcement that the Department of Homeland Security had finally awarded a contract for construction of the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility’s central utilities plant. It’s a big deal — perhaps

  • Letters | February 25, 2013

    Adopting children in need would be a productive move

    To the Editor: Ms. Ward’s letter of Feb. 20 cites Rally for Life marches in Kansas and in our nation’s capital. The number of participants was estimated at 702,500, and even that number may be conservative.

  • Columns |Men's Basketball | February 25, 2013

    Jellison: Cats control their own destiny

    Kansas st texas baske kind.phatch

    In just four games, Kansas State could be the regular season Big 12 champion. And that’s pretty amazing when you think about it. Of course, the Wildcats will likely have to win all four games, including one tonight against Texas Tech at 6 p.m. inside


Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | The Manhattan Mercury, 318 North 5th Street, Manhattan, Kansas, 66502 | Copyright 2012

Reproduction of any kind is prohibited without written consent.