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  • Letters | April 04, 2014

    Time, talents of volunteers are immensely appreciated

    To the Editor: National Volunteer Week, which begins Sunday, is designed to recognize all volunteers and celebrate the spirit of service in a community. RSVP of the Flint Hills, a volunteer center with over more than 350 individuals age 55 and older, is celebrating 40 years in Manhattan

  • Letters | April 04, 2014

    Pride Prom an occasion specifically for LGBT youth

    To the Editor: Flint Hills Pride Prom will be from 7 to 11 p.m. this Saturday, April 5. This event was started for LGBT youth to have a prom experience with the date of their choice and dress as they choose. It is open to the LGBT

  • Arts, Leisure | April 04, 2014

    ‘West Side Story’ sticks with what works

    Christopher.conner1

    McCain Auditorium started off a busy April on Thursday with a performance of “West Side Story.” Set in the mid 1950s Upper West Side of New York City this “Romeo and Juliet” inspired musical centers on two teen gangs fighting over a small territory. The

  • Local |Business | April 04, 2014

    Mercury Bingo begins Sunday

    Jamie.phatch

    Hey, Mercury readers, it’s time you had a little fun. And maybe a lot of money. The Manhattan Mercury on Sunday will launch its first-ever BINGO contest. The top prize: $500. Here’s how it works: • Inserted in the paper of Sunday, April 6, you will

  • Obituaries | April 04, 2014

    MAURICE EARL STARK

    Dr. Maurice Earl “Buzz” Star, 80, died at Good Shepherd Hospice in Manhattan Friday after a six-month struggle with cancer. Buzz was born Nov. 12, 1933 in Topeka, the son of Robert Morton and Alice Lorene Brown Stark. The family moved to Clovis, N.M., where Buzz attended

  • Obituaries | April 04, 2014

    MARGARET LUCILLE FERRIS

    Margaret Lucille Ferris, 92, of Frankfort, died March 28, at Frankfort Care Home. Funeral service was Thursday at the United Methodist Church in Frankfort. Burial was in Barrett Cemetery near Frankfort.

  • Obituaries | April 04, 2014

    GEORGE EASTON

    George W. Easton, age 62, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He was born Jan. 13, 1952, in Pontiac, Mich., the son of James Watson and Sara Elizabeth (Williams) Easton.  George grew up in Clarkston, Mich., and has been a Manhattan resident

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 04, 2014

    ESPN president headlines panel discussion

    Landonlecture8.phatch

    Dr. April Mason: Tonight we’re really very pleased to welcome one of the most prominent figures in American sports media and three leaders in collegiate athletics to our Landon panel. This panel will undoubtedly bring insight, challenge us to question, and help guide Kansas

  • Baseball | April 04, 2014

    Cats host key midseason series vs. KU

    Ksubsb3.phatch

    No doubt, the Kansas State baseball team had lofty expectations when the season started. Now 28 games into the season, the Wildcats are sitting at 17-11 overall and 1-2 in the Big 12 — nowhere near what their personal goals were coming into the season. K-State, picked to

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 03, 2014

    Sports leaders call for sweeping NCAA reform

    As the leader of ESPN — one of the single most powerful entities in pop culture and the driving force behind how most Americans have received their sports fix in the last 30 years — John Skipper believes if there’s one thing that can still bring people


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