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  • Letters | April 09, 2014

    Shame on the Mercury for ‘charade’ against Kobach

    To the Editor: Voter fraud does exist, and Democrats know it. The editors at the Mercury know it too, and if they don’t, they’re not worthy of being called newsmen and their paper is just another biased political rag that chooses not to

  • Letters | April 09, 2014

    Let’s help our churches lead in struggle for justice

    To the Editor: Once again, I am embarrassed.  Leonard Pitts has that way of getting to me, but this time he really hit home with his op-ed piece in the Miami Herald with the headline: “Christianity Often Too Slow to See the Light.” Why

  • Movies | April 09, 2014

    Concept of ‘God’s Not Dead’ seems dated

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    American Baptist evangelist Billy Graham has been associated with the production of feature films for years. Sometimes showings have worked as remote revivals. Sometimes the films have featured skilled actors (Julie Harris in “The Hiding Place,” for example). The latest of the run is a

  • Obituaries | April 09, 2014

    JEFFREY S. JACQUES

    Jeffrey S. Jacques, 51, of Marysville, died Sunday at his home. A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday at the First Christian Church in Marysville.  The family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. to service time at the church. Burial will be

  • Obituaries | April 09, 2014

    AUDREY MAXINE BLANCHARD

    Audrey Maxine Blanchard, 90, of Manhattan, died on Tuesday, April 8, at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community. On August 17, 1923, Maxine was born in Onaga, Kansas to the late Cecil Merl and Anna Elizabeth (McCloughan) Randall. Maxine was united in marriage to the late Albert Ray Blanchard on June 8, 1947

  • Obituaries | April 09, 2014

    KAY JOHNS

    Kay Johns of Hewitt,  Texas, 73, died Sunday, April 6, 2014. Services will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 10, at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Chapel. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, April 9, at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey. Kay was born Jan. 21, 1941, in Manhattan, Kansas, to Charles and

  • Football | April 09, 2014

    Sams makes transition to receiver

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    Bill Snyder said Daniel Sams has to be on the field, but that he needs to find the right position. This spring, that’s at wide receiver — not quarterback. “The dialogue I had with Daniel was ‘I want you to be happy and I want

  • Baseball | April 09, 2014

    Matthys saves Wildcats in 3-2 victory

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    After five good innings from starting pitcher Colton Kalmus, Kansas State coach Brad Hill decided to roll the dice on closer Jake Matthys in the sixth inning on Tuesday night. Although the sophomore got into some trouble, he battled through it and completed a rare

  • Volleyball | April 09, 2014

    Brand invited to U.S. Collegiate National Volleyball Team

    K-State volleyball’s Katie Brand has been selected to participate in the U.S. Collegiate National Team program, USA Volleyball announced Tuesday. Brand is one of 36 athletes invited to USA Volleyball’s 2014 U.S. Collegiate National Team that will train and compete in conjunction with

  • Area Schools | April 09, 2014

    Rock Creek JV softball sweeps Wamego

    The Rock Creek junior varsity softball team swept Wamego in its season opener on Monday, beating the Red Raiders’ junior varsity team 11-3 and 17-7. The Mustangs were led in the first game by Cassidy Cheever, who was 3 for 5 with two stolen bases. Olivia Lee


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