Thursday, October 8, 2015


  • Letters | April 15, 2014

    Voter Empowerment Act could ease fraud hysteria

    To the Editor: I would like to add a few points to others’ comments in response to Roger Seymour’s letter April 9 regarding voter fraud (“Shame on the Mercury for ‘charade’ against Kobach.” As Richard Baker pointed out, the North Carolina Board of Elections, as

  • Letters | April 15, 2014

    Kobach’s voter suppression is hardly a source of pride

    To the Editor: Roger Seymour’s letter in last Wednesday’s Mercury about data on voter fraud and the paper’s “charade” against Secretary of State Kris Kobach has all the makings of misinformation and hysteria mas-querading as truth. Seymour cites a study by the

  • Arts, Leisure | April 15, 2014

    Marionettes entertain Kansas State audience


    Forum Hall at the K-State Student Union recently housed a pair of performances by the Cashore Marionettes. The two performances featured the work of Joseph Cashore. Joe designs, creates and puppeteers his own marionettes and props. He also develops the controls that make his creations

  • April 15, 2014

    Open house to feature discussion of flood risks

    Flood risks along the Big Blue River will be discussed at an open house Wednesday night, according to city senior planner Chad Bunger. The public is invited to this event, which is scheduled from 6-9 p.m. at Manhattan Fire Headquarters, 2000 Denison Ave. Representatives from

  • Obituaries | April 15, 2014


    Grace V. Graham, 75, of Manhattan died Monday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She loved Manhattan and enjoyed the ten years that she lived at Homestead Assisted Living and most recently at Via Christi Village, both in Manhattan. The family provided some of

  • Obituaries | April 15, 2014


    Eva Fan, 78, of Manhattan, died April 12 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Aug. 23, 1935, in Hong Kong, the daughter of W.F. and Y.C. (Cheuk) Cheong. Eva came to the United

  • Obituaries | April 15, 2014


    Joseph H. Roggenkamp, 84, of Onaga died Monday at the Community Hospital in Onaga. He was born June 27, 1929, at Wheaton, the son of Otto and Johanna Maskil Roggenkamp. He attended Wheaton schools. Joe was a U.S. Navy Veteran. He was a diesel mechanic aboard the

  • Obituaries | April 15, 2014


    Clifford Duane Edwards, 80, died April 10. He was born Jan. 20, 1934, in Atwood. He served in the U. S. Air Force from 1951 to 1955. He married Neva LouAnn Morgan in 1954. He graduated from Fort Hays Kansas State College in 1958. He served as English professor and department chairman at

  • Obituaries | April 15, 2014


    Richard Morris, 77, of Olathe died Monday at his home in Olathe. He was born on Nov. 21, 1936, the son of John and Francis (Flynn) Morris. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.

  • Women's Basketball | April 15, 2014

    Romero seeks transfer from K-State

    Leti Romero says she has played her last game at Kansas State. The point guard is seeking a transfer following a freshman season in which she earned second-team All-Big 12 honors for the Wildcats. Romero’s decision to leave K-State is simple. “Everybody knows that I

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