Dale Wright, 60, Jewell, died Feb. 19, 2013, at KU Med Center. He was born March 18, 1952, in Marysville to Merlin and Betty (Kupfersmith) Wright. Survivors: wife, Lesa; sons, Shannon (Lisa) Wright, Dale (Angie) Wright II; daughter, Kelsi (Devin) Jepsen; 10 grandchildren; brother, Larry (Gloria) Wright; sister, Joyce Wright; parents; mother-in-law, Arleta Carlton. Preceded by his grandparents, Glen & Leona Wright; Arthur & Jenny Kupfersmith; and father-in-law, Gerold Carlton. Visitation: 2-7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 22 at Kleppinger Funeral Home, Jewell; Funeral, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2:00 p.m., at Jewell High School Auditorium. Memorials: Jewell Church or Jewell Library Storytime.
MARCINE L. JOHNSON Marcine L. Johnson, age 86, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at the Sterling House, Salina. She was born on March 31, 1928, in Clifton, Kan., to Pete and Edith (Graves) Peterson. She graduated from Clifton High School. Marcine taught school... [More]
BERNEDETTE M. WORKMAN Burnedette M. Workman, age 70, died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, at Mount Joseph Senior Village, Concordia. She was born Aug. 24, 1944, to Bennie A. and Eva E. (Ramseyer) Workman. Bernedette was always willing to volunteer her time to help other people. She... [More]
GLEN E. FLEMING Glen Edward Fleming, Sanford, Fla., died Sept. 18, 2014. He was born Aug.17,1931, in Concordia to Albert and Agnes Bunker Fleming. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service twice. Survivors: daughter, Rhonda Fleming Hayes (Tom); son,Shain Edward Fleming (Anna);... [More]
Former Kansas governor John Carlin set the stage for Democrats campaigning in Concordia during Fall Fest activities Saturday. During the campaign event at the Brown Grand Theatre, Carlin told Democrats in the audience that campaigns have consequences and that this... [More]
Sheriff's Report Deputies arrested James Key, Concordia, Sept. 28, charging him with Domestic Battery. Key was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
With a number of high-dollar projects on the horizon, the Concordia city commission met in a study session Wednesday night to discuss ways to fund them. The first big ticket item - the south Concordia flood control project - will be funded by a combination of tax increment financing... [More]
Drake Hake rushed for 208 yards and three touchdowns as the Concordia Panthers bounced back from their first loss of the season to defeat Chapman 28-6 in a North Central Kansas League matchup Friday night at Harold M. Clark Stadium. Chapman limited Hake to five yards... [More]
GREAT BEND — Barton County leapfrogged Cloud County in the Jayhawk Conference men's soccer standings with a 2-1 victory over the Thunderbirds Sunday afternoon. The Cougars, 4-3-3 overall, improve to 3-1-2 in the Conference. Cloud County, 4-5-1 overall, falls to 3-2-1 in... [More]