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 the Editor: A volunteer by definition: a person who voluntarily offers themselves for a service or undertaking; a person who performs a service willingly and without pay. Volunteering has been synonymous with American causes for well over 200 years. From .
To the Editor: I was so glad to see the article on March 30 about Jim Sherow running against Tim Huelskamp in the First District congressional race. We have a choice for our next U.S. Representative. I choose Jim Sherow .
To the Editor: “Celebrate Service” is the theme for National Volunteer Week, April 6-12. Capture the meaning of this signature week honoring local people who dedicate themselves to taking action and solving problems in our community. National Volunteer Week .
One hundred and fifty-six years ago, Memorial Day was established to commemorate those who died in defense of our national ideals. Our ideals of freedom, justice and equality for all have been challenged many times since then. Thousands have given .
To the Editor: National Volunteer Week, which begins Sunday, is designed to recognize all volunteers and celebrate the spirit of service in a community. RSVP of the Flint Hills, a volunteer center with over more than 350 individuals age 55 and older, .
To the Editor: Flint Hills Pride Prom will be from 7 to 11 p.m. this Saturday, April 5. This event was started for LGBT youth to have a prom experience with the date of their choice and dress as they choose. It .
To the Editor: There’s always time for poetry! Spring is gathering her precious momentum, and National Poetry Month began Tuesday, April 1. We’ll celebrate it this year with two events. The first, Poem in your Pocket Day, will be .
To the Editor: In a typical week, I read about five books, one news magazine and the Mercury. In the 1970s, I went to Kansas State University and tech school. I have written several books and other items. Why .
To the Editor: The women of Junior League of the Flint Hills would like to thank the Manhattan community for its support of the Adopt-A-Family program during the Christmas season. We are very appreciative of the individuals, organizations, groups and .
To the Editor: Where does your food come from? If you’re like many Americans, your answer may be the grocery store. You, we and more than 150 other people ate today because of one American farmer — an increase of 800 percent .
To the Editor: The Riley County Law Board had its March meeting on the 24th, and, as usual, there was media coverage. The Mercury’s story appeared the next day. Having been at the meeting, I found the Mercury’s .
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