Friday, November 27, 2015

Slice of pie

Commuity.mercury (ivy)

Janet Rice slices pies at Old Chicago Thursday morning for the 2015 Community Thanksgiving Dinner. In addition to the meal, volunteers will deliver nearly 100 to-go dinners to area residents.

K-State Sports
  • Volleyball | November 26, 2015 Rival KU sweeps season series with Cats

    The Kansas State volleyball team fought hard against rival and ninth-ranked Kansas, but in the end the Jayhawks would prove their dominance, getting past the Wildcats in four games.

  • Women's Basketball | November 26, 2015 Wildcats grit out victory over Southern

    Jeff Mittie wasn’t sounding any alarms and he certainly wasn’t hitting the panic button after Kansas State’s performance on Wednesday afternoon.

  • Men's Basketball | November 25, 2015 Tar Heels sour big night for young Cats

    Kansas State lost to No. 9 North Carolina, 80-70, in the final game of the CBE Classic at the Sprint Center. Kamau Stokes scored a game- and career-high 24 points.

  • Volleyball | November 25, 2015 Cats host huge match with KU tonight

    After a tough loss at No. 5 Texas, the Kansas State volleyball has another chance for redemption against a Top 10 foe, as the Wildcats host ninth-ranked and rival Kansas tonight.

  • No. 9 North Carolina 80, K-State 70

    For 37 minutes, Kamau Stokes played like a star. But in the final three minutes, he made the kinds of mistakes that remind everyone he’s a freshman.

  • K-State 38, Iowa State 35

    Iowa State was on pace to finish with more than 600 yards of total offense and the Cyclones had moved the ball at ease. But the Wildcats flipped the script in the second half, keeping Iowa State off the scoreboard and forcing four turnovers to win, 38-35.

  • Editorials | November 26, 2015 It is gratefulness that makes us happy

    Let’s be grateful, not because we feel some guilt-ridden need to do so once a year. Let’s be grateful every day because it makes our lives a lot better.

  • Editorials | November 25, 2015 Putin’s outrage is misdirected

    Russian warplanes have a history of violating the air space of NATO countries, including Turkey. It happens too often to be inadvertent. Rather, Russian incursions are more likely probes to gauge defensive responses while all but daring anyone to take a shot at them.

  • Letters | November 25, 2015 Small Business Saturday strengthens local economy

    The traditional holiday shopping season officially kicks off this week with big box stores promoting special Black Friday sales, and to start next week, Cyber Monday supports shopping online. Sitting between these two big shopping days now sits Small Business Saturday

  • Letters | November 25, 2015 Optimist Christmas tree sales benefit area youth

    The Manhattan Breakfast Optimist Club is continuing the annual tradition of selling Christmas trees and holiday decorations.

  • Arts, Leisure | November 26, 2015 Black Friday, Festival of Lights and more

    Between the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade, football, food, and family, many are laying out a game plan to tackle Black Friday and Small Business Saturday.

  • Movies | November 26, 2015 Fourth ‘Hunger Games’ movie on local screen

    To look at the fourth “Hunger Games” movie, viewers would figure all the series members were filmed one right after another, without the pauses between the films’ release dates.

  • Movies | November 25, 2015 ‘The Night Before’ is frantic rather than comic

    It took considerable skill to get all the odd elements in “The Night Before” to keep from canceling each other out or confusing the viewer to the point that the conclusion makes no sense at all.

  • Movies | November 24, 2015 ‘My All American’ follows a familiar formula

    Let me suggest an alternate understanding of the life of Freddie Steinmark, Texas football safety and subject of the hagiographic “My All American.”

  • Manhattan High School | November 23, 2015 MHS lands 13 on all-league football teams

    The Manhattan High football team landed 13 players on the All-Centennial League teams released by the league’s coaches on Monday morning.

  • General Activities | November 20, 2015 5-year-old golfer hits hole-in-one

    It may be another few years before Charlie Haney fully understands the scope of his accomplishment at Colbert Hills Golf Course earlier this month.

  • General Activities | November 18, 2015 Harkin wins tennis tournament

    Daniel Harkin won a major regional tennis tournament, and two other Manhattan kids also turned in impressive finishes this past weekend.

  • Area Schools | November 18, 2015 Seaman beats EMS

    The Eisenhower Middle School eighth grade girls’ basketball team lost to Topeka Seaman last Thursday afternoon, 32-10.

State & Region
  • November 25, 2015 | State Missouri Planned Parenthood says legal action likely

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A regional Planned Parenthood official said Wednesday that the organization likely would take legal action against the state of Missouri after a Columbia clinic halted abortions this week, leaving just one in the state that still performs them.

  • November 25, 2015 | State Travelers take to the roads and the skies for Thanksgiving

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The big Thanksgiving getaway went into full swing Wednesday with drivers delighted by the lowest November gas prices in years and many airline passengers undaunted by terrorism fears and long lines at security checkpoints.

  • November 25, 2015 | State As you get older, let your pet carry some of the load

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Teach your dog or cat a few tricks, and your golden years will be better for it.

  • November 24, 2015 | State Referees struggle with respect amid growing hostility

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Jimmy Woods has been a youth official for nearly 30 years, and he's lost count of how many football games he has refereed and how many times he's been yelled at, threatened or insulted.

  • November 24, 2015 | State Missouri down to 1 abortion clinic after Columbia stops them

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A Planned Parenthood clinic in Columbia has stopped performing abortions, leaving only one clinic in the state still offering them.


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