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  • Movies | June 24, 2014

    ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ keeps kids, their adult entertained

    The sequel to Dreamworks’ 2010 feature “How to Train Your Dragon” begins five years after the Vikings of Berk made peace with the dragons that once plagued their town. While most of the young dragon riders compete in Berk’s dragon races, Hiccup (voiced by Jay

  • Arts, Leisure | June 24, 2014

    Mize to make acoustic performance at FHDC

    Country singer Logan Mize will make an acoustic performance at the Flint Hills Discovery Center Sunday. The Clearwater native, who now lives in Nashville, will play a “mini-concert” at 12:30 p.m., followed by a meet-and-greet from 1 to 2 p.m. Mize is in town for Country

  • Obituaries | June 24, 2014

    Gertrude Leppla

    Gertrude M. Leppla, 94, of Topeka, formerly of Manhattan, died Sunday, June 15, 2014, at her home. The family provided the following information. She was born June 12, 1920, in Manhattan to Henry and Gertrude (Whitebread) Allen. She graduated from Manhattan High School and attended business school.  She married

  • Obituaries | June 24, 2014

    Jeanetta Farrell

    Jeanetta Frances Farrell, 87, of Wamego, died Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at Villa St. Francis in Olathe. The family provided the following information. Jeanetta was born on Jan. 10, 1927, in rural Flush, the daughter of John and Bertha (Umscheid) Eichman. Jeanetta married Colman Gregory Farrell on Oct. 8, 1947, in Flush.

  • Obituaries | June 24, 2014

    Anne Caldwell

    Anne Caldwell died on Friday, May 9, 2014, at the Westy Care Home in Westmoreland. Memorial Services for Anne Caldwell will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June, 28, 2014 at the St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 601 Poyntz Ave. Inurnment will follow in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery in rural

  • Obituaries | June 24, 2014

    Cindy Jo Petty

    Cindy Jo Petty, 61, died Wednesday, June 11, 2014, in Cumming, Ga. after a battle with cancer. The family provided the following information. She was born on Oct. 2, 1953, in Chanute, the daughter of Arthur Ray and Alberta Petty. The family moved to Manhattan in 1961 and Cindy graduated from

  • Obituaries | June 24, 2014

    M. Elaine Hitsman

    M. Elaine Hitsman, 71, died Monday, June 23, 2014, at the Clay County Medical Center in Clay Center. The family provided some of the following information. Elaine was born on Feb. 24, 1943 in Randolph, the daughter of David and Emma (Rogers) Stitt. Elaine attended grade school in Randolph and

  • Football | June 24, 2014

    Cats pick up commitment from RB

    Kansas State added a running back to its 2015 class on Monday, getting a commitment from Kalin Heath. The Cartersville, Ga., running back is rated as a three-star athlete by both Rivals and 24/7 Sports. At 6-foot-3, 180 pounds, Heath is listed by both as an athlete. Heath,

  • General Activities | June 24, 2014

    Optimist Bullets fifth at Summer Smash

    The Optimist Bullets 14-and-under B team competed in the Summer Smash in Kansas City this past weekend. In a field of 17 teams and with only one starting pitcher able to make the trip, the Bullets finished the three-day event tied for fifth. The Bullets went 2

  • General Activities | June 24, 2014

    Moxie takes third

    The Manhattan Optimist 18-and-under Moxie went 8-2 and finished third in the Summer Smash in Kansas City last weekend. The Moxie opened the weekend on Friday night with a game against the Columbia Rockers, winning 14-0. Brynn Hammett was a dual threat going 2 for 2 and

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