Dorothy Decker, 86, of Manhattan died Wednesday at the Homestead Care Home in Manhattan. A memorial service will be at the Sedalia Community Church, 6040 North 52nd St., at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9. A full obituary will be published later.
Eddie Eastes has been named the new director of Parks and Recreation for the City of Manhattan. City manager Ron R. Fehr announced the appointment on Thursday. Eastes was selected from an initial pool of more than 55 applicants in a national search, and chosen from
Olive Joy Simmons, 88, of Wamego and formerly of Manhattan, died Wednesday at the Valley Vista Good Samaritan Society home in Wamego. The family provided some of the following information. Olive was born on Sept. 18, 1925, in Bozeman, Mont. She was the daughter of Samual and Margaret (
Friday’s playoff game between Manhattan and Maize will be a clash of opposing football philosophies. On one side you have Manhattan, a defense-led squad that tries to grind out the clock and win by stopping its opponent. The Maize Eagles will counter with a
Margie Mae Howard Yeager, 88, of Manhattan, formerly of Wamego, died October 30. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home & Cremation in Manhattan.
This is not the season for new DVD rentals and sales. Late in the month, some people will begin buying relatively new movies on home viewing media to give as Christmas presents. In December the weather may turn nasty enough that on some nights some
It’s 1985. Hair is big, collars are up and a wedding singer might be the coolest guy in the room. The K-State School of Music is bringing the 80s to life with hit musical, “The Wedding Singer.” The show follows Robbie Hart, New Jersey’s
City commissioners have decided to increase rates for large volume water users in Manhattan. City finance director Bernie Hayen told commissioners at their Tuesday meeting that a 4 percent increase in water rates — for high-volume customers only — would continue a 5-year plan to flatten water
A registered sex offender was arrested in a Wichita case that involved a 16-year-old Manhattan girl. Chivas Andre Taylor, 25, was arrested by Wichita police on human trafficking and drug charges Tuesday afternoon. Lt. Doug Nolte of the Wichita Police Department said Taylor was staying at
City commissioners Tuesday night approved a three-month extension for Noble Hospitality on finalizing the purchase of Lot 9 in the south end of the Downtown Redevelopment. Colin Noble, owner of Noble Hospitality, asked for the extension to close the deal on a piece of property owned
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