Cory Lee Warren, 26, formerly of Uniontown, and more recently of Marion, Ill., died Monday, June 9, 2014 in a car accident in Carbondale, Ill. He was born Aug. 6, 1987, the son of Joseph William and Shirley Kay (Johnson) Warren. He married Kristina Suzanne .


    Sherry Lynn (Pearl) Ballew, 61, died Friday, June 13, 2014 with her family at her side. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Feb. 14, 1953, in Maysville to LaVerne and Doris Raynor Pearl. Sherry married her best friend, Bill .


    Janice Nowak, 84, of Blue Rapids, died at Cambridge Place in Marysville on Thursday, June 12, 2014. Janice was born April 16, 1930, near Superior, Neb., to Robert F. and Mary Jo (Snyder) Schurman. On Dec. 5, 1948, she married John D. Nowak at Effingham. He passed .

  • Senior 17ers split with Salina Manko44.phatch

    After a disappointing first game during Friday night’s doubleheader against Salina Falcons at Norvell Field, assistant coach Ryan Wilkinson implored his team to play with more energy in Game 2. It worked, as the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers .

  • Area runners compete in Poyntz Mile

    It was a good night for running on Friday at the seventh annual Poyntz Avenue Mile. And despite a headwind that hampered the times, both races were competitive and the citizen’s race offered a little bit of everything for .

  • Cameron: Passion for soccer grows in U.S. Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    It has seemed almost a law of the universe…like, forever. The rest of the planet is crazy for soccer, and the United States merely yawns. When the 2014 World Cup opened in Brazil this week, was anyone surprised that a .

  • A few words on election letters

    We don’t anticipate a lot of active campaigning this season from local legislative candidates, most of whom will win by something approaching default. Still, there will be contested races, several of which — governor and secretary of state, for example — .

  • Kansas can do more for veterans

    The troubles in the Veteran’s Administration health care system are disturbing to all Americans. And although the U.S. House and Senate are working on legislation that would authorize veterans to seek health care in non-VA facilities in certain .

  • Asperger’s ‘Survival Guide’ discusses workplace challenges

    You have seen them in your workplace. They are a little bit different. They are not very social, may not understand what you say, may get immersed in a project and become oblivious to their surroundings,. They can be bothered .

  • Be a ‘dummie’ and check out the library’s how-to book selection Librarian.linda.henderson

    Interested in understandable information? Hungry for a new hobby? Manhattan Public Library offers over 300 “For Dummies” and “Complete Idiot’s Guides” that you can borrow today. “For Dummies” books provide newcomer-friendly information and instruction on a broad variety of topics — .

  • ‘One Summer’ chronicles important time in American history

    In most of his many books, Bill Bryson provides such rich and extensive detail that his readers may feel that they have personally experienced the place or time he is describing. This book is no exception. As the title indicates, .

  • ‘Istanbul’ an unusual adventure

    Readers probably are more familiar with Christopher Marlowe, the Elizabethan dramatist, than they are with Christopher Marlowe Cobb. The latter is a fictional newspaper reporter of national acclaim for a New York City daily in the second decade of the 20.


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