DALE WRIGHT

 DALE WRIGHT
 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.

OBITUARIES

RUTH ALKIRE

RUTH ALKIRE Ruth Alkire, age 90, of Concordia, Kan., died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 at Salina Regional Health Center. Funeral services will be Friday, Oct. 24, at 2 p.m. at the First Christian Church, Concordia. Visitation will be Thursday, Oct. 23, at Nutter Mortuary Chapel from... [More]

BESSIE HOLECHEK

BESSIE HOLECHEK Bessie Holechek, age 85, of Concordia, Kan., died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at Sunset Home. Funeral services will be Saturday, October 25, at 10:30 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, Concordia. Visitation will be Friday, October 24, at Nutter Mortuary Chapel... [More]

DAVID PAGE WILSON

DAVID PAGE WILSON  David Page Wilson, age 75, of Springfield, Mo. formerly of Concordia, Kan. passed away Sunday, October 19, 2014.  He was born on December 13, 1938, in Neodesha, Kan. to Omer Wilson and Helen (Page) Wilson.  He taught high school Math in Kansas... [More]

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NEWS

County board sets time for plan extension hearing

Following a discussion with Ashley McMillan Hutchinson, CloudCorp executive director, about the Neighborhood Revitalization Program, Cloud County commissioners Monday set 3:15 p.m., Nov. 10, as the time for a  public hearing for consideration for the plan extension. McMillan... [More]

Hunger Banquet offers lessons on hunger, poverty

 "We are here today because more than 2.5 billion people live in poverty." This was emcee Toby Nosker's opening sentence when he addressed the crowd at Thursday evening's Hunger Banquet at the Valley Rental Center in Concordia.  Approximately 70 people attended the... [More]

Broadway Plaza design proposal approved

 Moving forward on the Broadway Plaza project, the Concordia city commission approved a design proposal with BBN Architects, Inc. during its meeting Wednesday night.  BBN Architects will provide the city with a final design and construction administration of the proposed... [More]

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SPORTS

Thunderbirds drop Grizzlies

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 The Cloud County Thunderbirds notched a fifth straight Jayhawk Conference Western Division volleyball win by dropping Butler Community College 3-1 Monday night in Bryant Gymnasium. Cloud County has rattled off five wins in a row since a loss to Seward County, and is now... [More]

Champlin places 60th at state

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Playing in the Class 4A state golf tournament for the fourth consecutive year, Concordia's Janae Champlin finished in 60th place Monday at Dub's Dread Golf Club. Champlin posted a score of 114 in the tournament. Brittany Jensen, DeSoto, and Anna Pool,... [More]

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