The trial for a Leonardville man charged with murder in connection to the killing of a Clay Center man began Monday in Riley County District Court. Howard Barrett, 58, is accused of stabbing to death Thomas James, 48, in February 2008. Barrett is facing a second-degree murder charge.
A crowd of 30-40 supporters gathered at Blue Earth Plaza to cheer on one of their own Sunday afternoon. Jim Sherow, a K-State professor and Democrat, is looking to unseat incumbent Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Kan., in Tuesday’s general election and told supporters he’s
K-State football coach Bill Snyder on Saturday called his appearance in campaign ad for Sen. Pat Roberts a “blunder.” At a press conference following the Wildcats’ win over Oklahoma State on Saturday, Snyder answered questions about the endorsement, which received additional attention after university officials
WAMEGO — West Elementary received a dose of character on Friday. Superheroes. Legendary figures. Cartoons. And that was just the teachers’ costumes. Everybody got into the Halloween spirit on Friday after years of costumes not being allowed at the school, which holds third through fifth grades. “
GOVERNOR Gubernatorial candidates address state budget Republican Gov. Sam Brownback vs. democratic state Rep. Paul Davis and Libertarian Keen Umbehr STATE TAX REVENUE BROWNBACK Reports in June said Kansas received $338 million less than expected in revenue for fiscal year 2014. In September, revenue fell short of
An estimated $20,000 loss occurred to a northeast Manhattan home after a Saturday morning fire. The Manhattan Fire Department was dispatched at 8:37 a.m. Saturday to 737 Frey Drive for a report of a structure fire. Upon arrival, firefighters found a single-story residence with light smoke showing.
Ten Kansas State University graduate students who are researching Kansas-related topics have been chosen to represent the university at the 12th Capitol Graduate Research Summit in early 2015. The students were chosen based on their research presentations at Research and the State, an annual on-campus event
Body First Wellness and Recreation Center hired Mariah Tapassi and Jenni Brenner. Body First is at 3615 Claflin Road, next to Amanda Arnold School. Tapassi, joining the massage therapy staff, provides professional massage therapy including deep tissue massage, sports massage, prenatal massage, and hot stone massage.
CivicPlus has hired six new employees. Jeremy Coulter, regional sales manager, comes with a background in sales, working at Verizon since 2008 as a member of their sales team. He will now be expected to build interest in software and service through a variety of prospecting
Cynthia L. Stewart is joining the My Kidney Center as the practice manager. In this newly created position, she will assist Dr. Bedros and his staff in daily task while providing care and service to patients. Originally from Westmoreland, Stewart returned to the Manhattan area
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