Tuesday, June 30, 2015


  • Track & Field | June 18, 2015

    National awards rolling in for Jones


    Kansas State’s Akela Jones added yet another accolade to an already stellar first season with the Wildcats’ track and field program, earning Women’s National Field Athlete of the Year, announced by the USTFCCCA on Wednesday. The first K-State women’s athlete to win

  • General Activities | June 18, 2015

    17ers defeat Junction City

    Wednesday night’s nine innings of baseball between the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers and Junction City was far from perfect, but the 17ers did enough to hold on for the win, 7-6. Manhattan took advantage of eight Junction City defensive errors in the win

  • Manhattan High School | June 18, 2015

    Dillon in 2nd at Junior Amateur

    After two rounds of play at the 56th annual Boys Junior Amateur Championship at the Wellington Golf Club in Wellington, Manhattan High recent graduate Cole Dillon shot a 72 in Wednesday’s second round to sit in second place on the overall leaderboard, one shot behind

  • Football | June 18, 2015

    KSU football single-game tickets go on sale June 22

    All remaining single-game tickets for the 2015 football season will go on sale to the general public June 22 online at k-statesports.com. With the South Dakota, Louisiana Tech and Oklahoma games down to scattered singles and standing-room-only tickets on the Northeast hill following pre-order sales, approximately 200

  • Editorials | June 18, 2015

    FDA makes right move on trans fats

    There will probably be some Americans who object to the federal edict to stop adding any artificial hydrogenated oils —trans fats — to food in the next three years because a favorite food won’t taste quite the same. There also will be some citizens who

  • Letters | June 18, 2015

    Exchange year in Wamego filled with great memories

    To the Editor: Hi, my name is Max Meyer. I am a 16-year-old AFS exchange student from Windehausen, Germany, who graduated from Wamego High School this year. My host parents are Janet and Leo Sylvester. I truly had a great time here in the last 10

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 18, 2015

    Pott County seeks info on wanted man

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office seeks assistance locating Anthony Brazzle, 22, possibly of the Manhattan area. He is wanted on several warrants for various offenses in Pottawatomie County, Wamego and Manhattan. Brazzle is about 6 feet tall and weighs 170 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

  • Obituaries | June 18, 2015


    Leah Ann Smith, 64, of Westmoreland, died Saturday, June 13, 2015, at the Westy Community Care Home in Westmoreland. The family provided some of the following information. Leah was born May 11, 1951, to Peter and Winifred “June” (Ruby) Myers in Alexandria, Louisiana. She was a bus driver for Rock

  • Obituaries | June 18, 2015


    Richard W. Johnston, 75, of Eskridge, died Wednesday, June 17, 2015, at Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka. He was born April 4, 1940. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ronald M. and Ruth “Jennie” Dudney Johnston; two brothers, William Guy and D. Alan Johnston; and a sister, Diane

  • Local | June 17, 2015

    Flood risk drops as downstream waters recede

    The likelihood of flooding from Tuttle Creek Lake has dropped from earlier this week, officials said Tuesday. The Army Corps of Engineers this week began to prepare for potential flooding because of a recent rise in the water level at the lake. The rise in

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.