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  • Local |Area Schools | April 16, 2015

    Rock Creek JV splits with Clay Center

    Rock Creek’s junior varsity softball team slit a doubleheader on Tuesday, losing to Clay Center 2-0 before winning the second game 16-5. Jayden Weers both hit and pitched well for Rock Creek, but it wasn’t enough as the Mustangs fell 2-0 at Clay

  • Local |Manhattan High School | April 16, 2015

    MHS JV softball sweeps Rossville

    The Manhattan High junior varsity softball team won both games of a doubleheader against Rossville on Tuesday. MHS won the first game 5-1 before winning Game 2, 8-5.  The Indians came out quick scoring one run in their half of the first. They scored again

  • Local |Area Schools | April 16, 2015

    Rock Creek softball splits with Clay Center

    The Rock Creek softball team outlasted Clay Center in the first game of a doubleheader on Tuesday, winning 6-5 in the bottom of the seventh inning. The Mustangs lost Game 2, 7-0. With the score tied at five, Alexis Wilson was hit by a pitch, bringing

  • Local |Area Schools | April 16, 2015

    Mustangs sweep Chapman

    The Rock Creek baseball team turned on the offense on Tuesday, winning games 16-1 and 18-8 over Chapman. Rock Creek won the first game 16-1 in five innings, scoring eight runs alone in the third inning. Alex Feldkamp was 2 for 2 with three RBIs, while Zach

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | April 15, 2015

    Classmate: Booker spoke about beliefs

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    A Kansas State University student says he remembers John T. Booker Jr. talking about his religious beliefs as early as their sophomore year at Topeka West High School. Booker, who was arrested by the FBI Friday morning after attempting to arm a homemade car bomb

  • Local |Fort Riley | April 15, 2015

    Deployment brings soldier closer to African family

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    It’s not very often a soldier gets to serve his country and visit his family at the same time. When Army Spc. Lassana Traore first heard his unit would be deploying to Senegal — where Traore was born and lived for 18 years — he kept quiet. “

  • Local |Education | April 15, 2015

    Committee debates 5th-grade band, orchestra

    A school budget committee could recommend cutting fifth-grade band and orchestra to save USD 383 money as it looks to reduce spending. The Budget Advisory Steering Committee met Tuesday afternoon for one in a series of weekly meetings to make recommendations for cuts that eventually will

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | April 15, 2015

    Complaint recounts details of Fort Riley bomb plot

    Editor’s note: Here is the full text of the criminal complaint against John T. Booker. IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF KANSAS (Topeka Docket)   UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff,   JOHN T. BOOKER, JR., a/k/a “Mohammed Abdullah

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 15, 2015

    Tips, tricks for keeping children on the move

    Send the children outdoors to play. “We find that the more time children spend outdoors the more active they are,” said David Dzewaltowski, professor of physical activity and public health in the Kansas State University College of Human Ecology. He called the lack of physical

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | April 15, 2015

    Man sentenced in death of former MHS student

    TEMPE, Ariz. — A man accused of alcohol-related violations in connection with the fatal fall of an Arizona State University student and Manhattan High graduate in 2014 has been sentenced. Maricopa County Superior Court officials say Matthew Farberov, 21, was sentenced Tuesday to nine months of probation and

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