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    Memorial services for Irma Jean Fallon, 85, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 24, 2014, at Peace Lutheran Church, 2500 Kimball Avenue, Manhattan. Mrs. Fallon died on Saturday, April 19, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Memorials have been established for .


    Keith Robert Jenkins, 24, originally from Culver, Ind., died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Manhattan. Keith was born Nov. 6, 1989, in Temple, Texas. Keith joined the U.S. Army in 2008 as a field artillery cannon crew member at Fort Stewart, Ga. He was deployed .


    Funeral services for Max E. Deets, 87, longtime manager of Solomon Valley Feedlot, Beloit, will be at 2 p.m. Friday, May 23, 2914,  at First United Methodist Church, Beloit,  with cremation following. Survivors are wife Marcelyn, sons Douglas,  Darwin, Mark,&.


    Anita Katharina Leitz Kesler, 58, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, May 14, 2014 in Kansas City, Kansas.  Anita was born June 27, 1955 in Oedheim, Germany to Alfred and Frida Ocker Leitz.  She was the youngest of their three children, a happy surprise to .


    C. R. “Bud” Crabtree, 86, of Twin Falls, Idaho, formerly of Manhattan, died Thursday, May 8, 2014. Bud was born to William Clinton and Corda A. (Logsdon) Crabtree on April 19, 1928, in St. Joseph, Mo.  Bud married Doris Annora Yurth on June 11, 1949, in .

  • MHS sending boys’ golf team to state

    The Manhattan High boys’ golf team advanced to the Class 6A state tournament with a second-place finish at the regional golf tournament in Derby Monday afternoon. The Indians shot a 330 on the day to take second behind Washburn Rural, which .

  • Herrs sets Big 12 javelin record

    Former Rock Creek standout Liz Herrs set the Big 12 Championship women’s javelin record on Friday as she won for Oklahoma at the Big 12 Outdoor Championship. Herrs was crowned champion after hit a mark of 189-05, giving her the second .

  • Wamego wins NCKL meet

    The Wamego boys’ and girls’ track teams won the North Central Kansas League titles on Friday. The Wamego girls scored 142 team points to easily take the title by nearly 30 points. The Wamego boys edged Abilene with 156.50 points to the Cowboys’ 142. .

  • Romero hires attorney Leti romero.phatch

    Former Kansas State point guard Leti Romero has retained attorney Donald Jackson to represent her in the ongoing fight for a scholarship release. Jackson — from Montgomery, Ala. — has requested K-State president Kirk Schulz “to resolve this situation.” According to a .

  • MHS basketball camp dates announced

    New Manhattan High boys’ basketball head coach Benji George will conduct his first set of basketball camps this summer, with help from his staff and former players. George will hold two camps at the Manhattan West campus this summer the .

  • Body recovered in boat accident

    Officials recovered the body of a 25-year-old man late Sunday night after spending hours searching an area of Tuttle Creek Cove where a boat had capsized and sunk that afternoon. Area law enforcement and emergency agencies responded to the area .

  • Commerce marks 125 years

    One of Manhattan’s oldest banks is celebrating its 125th birthday. Commerce Bank planned a Monday afternoon celebration at all three Manhattan locations: 2740 Claflin Road; 17th and Anderson at the K-State Student Union; and the bank’s main branch since 1970, 727 .


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