Beverly June Boyer-Peters, 66, of Belleville passed away March 3, 2013. She was born Oct. 8, 1946, to Ernie and June ( Galey) Tuma at Belleville, Kan.  Services are 10:30 a.m., Friday, March 8, at the Wesleyan Church in Belleville. Burial will be in the Belleville City Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Tammy Walker Cancer Center.
Growing up, Beverly lived with her parents nine miles south of Belleville where her father and Uncle Edward owned and operated the Tuma Service Station. In 1948 she moved with her folks to Belleville, where she received her education at Belleville High School. She was employed at the Sears store for 11 years and also worked at Rural Gas as the bookkeeper for 22 years.
She was baptized into the Central Christian Church in Belleville on May 3, 1957, and confirmed at the St. Edwards Catholic Church in Belleville on Oct. 20, 1974. On Sept. 7, 1963, she was united in marriage to Junior E. Boyer in Belleville and to this union two children were born. He died Nov. 5, 1990. On Oct. 14, 2000, she married Donnie J. Peters at the Wesleyan Church in Belleville.
Survivors are her husband Don; daughter, Karen Morgan and  husband Carlos, Wichita, Kan.; son, Randy Boyer of Belleville; three granddaughters; three grandsons; three stepdaughters, Donna Blackwood of Kansas City, Kan., Debbie Warner of Belleville, Kan., and Deanna Sitter of Tonganoxie, Kan. Besides her first husband, Junior Boyer, she was also preceded by her father, March 20, 1994.



Juliana “Julie” M. Bell, age 56, died Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, at Centennial Homestead Nursing Home, Washington, Kan. Julie was born on April 7, 1960, in Fairbury, Neb., to John H. and Bernadette A. (Reedy) L’Ecuyer. Julie graduated from North Central High... [More]


 Gene Barnett, the son of Ben Barnett and Harriett (Krotz) Barnett, was born Feb. 21, 1944, in rural Belleville, Kan., and passed away on Oct. 14, 2016, in rural Belleville, Kan., at the age of 72 years, seven months, and 23 days.  Gene grew up and attended rural school... [More]


PATRICIA "PAT" ANN WRIGHT Patricia "Pat" Ann Wright, 77, of Concordia, died Friday, Oct. 7, 2016. Pat was born Feb. 22, 1939, in Concordia, Kan., and was the only child of Lorena (Renie) McNabb Eilers and Leroy Eilers. Pat graduated from Montrose High School in 1957. After high... [More]

More Obituaries


KJCCC adopts changes to bylaws

Competing in the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference (KJCCC) has long been a challenge for Cloud County Community College because of funding limits. That challenge just got more difficult following a vote by the conference on Thursday to eliminate limits on the number... [More]

Courthouse 10-21-16

DISTRICT COURT Traffic All Subtypes Oct. 13-19 The following people received fines for Speeding: Gary W. Brown, Ashlyn Faith Dettwiler, Andrea M. Englehaupt, Michael J. Gatz, Brian L. Hinck, Eric W. Hudson, Patrick J. Johnson, Steven C. Kayton, Steven C. Kayton, Jayice D. Knitter,... [More]

For the record 10-21-16

Police Dept. Report Accidents—Officers investigated an accident at 4:35 p.m., Oct. 20, that had occurred in the 100 block of West 6th involving a vehicle owned by Kenneth Palmquist, Concordia, and an unknown vehicle which left the scene. Investigation continues. Officers... [More]

More News


Jones, T-Birds blank Pratt

Freshman goalkeeper Calum Ellis Jones provided the play in net that allowed the 10th-ranked Cloud County Community College soccer to remain unbeaten by shutting out Pratt Community College 1-0 in a home match Wednesday afternoon. Jones recorded eight saves in the match, including... [More]

Thunderbirds fall to Saints

LIBERAL — Seward County moved to the top of the Jayhawk Conference Division I standings by defeating the Cloud County Thunderbirds in three close sets on Wednesday night. The Saints, now 21-9 overall, improved to 12-2 in the conference and a half a game ahead of Colby (11-2).... [More]

More Sports

Buy Photos