GEORGE C. WHITE

GEORGE C. WHITE
George C. White, 84, Wakefield, Kan. died Nov. 13, 2012, at  home. He was born Jan. 14, 1928, in Red Rock, Okla., to James and Hattie ( Quinette) White. He married Viola Mann in 1949. She died in 2010. He worked for the Union Pacific Railroad for 42 1/2 years. Survivors: sons, Joe and James White; daughters, Betty White and Viola Kasarda; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by wife; 2 daughters, 3 brothers, 5 sisters, one grandson. Graveside services, 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 17,  Skiddy, Kan. Cemetery. No visitation. Memorials: George White Memorial, c/o Neill-Schwensen-Rook Funeral Home, 918 7th St., Clay Center, KS 67432.Condolences, www.nsrfh.com.

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GARY W. CHAMPLIN

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 GARY W. CHAMPLIN  Gary W. Champlin, 78 years of age, of Tempe, Ariz., passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Friendship Village in Tempe. He was born in Jamestown, Kan., on May 9, 1936, to R. Harold and Mildred “Nell” (Moffett) Champlin. Gary graduated... [More]

VERNON DONALD HAWS

 VERNON DONALD HAWS  Vernon Donald Haws, 90, Livingston, Texas, died Jan. 31, 2008, in Livingston. Born Jan. 24, 1918, in Kansas City, Kan. to Frederick George & Mary Ella Readshaw. He was a former Belleville Telescope employee and also had a print shop and appliance... [More]

LORETTA HOOD LOWELL

 Loretta Hood Lowell, age 87, passed away Thursday, July 17, 2014, at her home in Concordia. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, July 25, 2014, at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home, Concordia. Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from... [More]

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NEWS

For the record 7-21-14

Fire Dept./EMS Report At 9:23 a.m., Friday, Medic-5, Truck-2 responded to a smoke alarm activation in the 200 block of West 9th. There was no fire. At 2:33 p.m., Friday, Medic-5,Truck-2 responded to the 400 block of East 9th for a medical call. There was no transport. At 12:37... [More]

For the record 7-18-14

Fire Dept./EMS Report At 11:17 a.m., Thursday, Medic-5 responded to the 2000 block of N. 120th Road and transported an 82-year-old male patient to Cloud County Health Center. At 12:14 p.m., Thursday, Medic-5 responded to Nicol Home, Glasco, and transported a 77-year-old female... [More]

Funding for downtown project approved

By Jessica LeDuc Blade staff writer  The Concordia city commission took final action Wednesday night to establish a Tax Increment Financing plan for the City's Downtown Redevelopment Project. The passage of the ordinance is the final step needed to use TIF funds for the... [More]

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SPORTS

CNB avenges lone loss, wins East Regional

OSBORNE — Avenging its only loss of the season, Citizens National Bank thumped Washington County 9-1 in the championship game of the K-18 Baseball East Regional on Saturday night. Washington County had beaten Citizens National Bank in the title game of the league tournament... [More]

Junior golfers record first place finishes

 Four junior golfers from Concordia recorded first-place finishes in the league competition.  Two tournaments were played in Concordia, and one in Clay Center. The low scores were counted.  Brennen Acree, Concordia, placed first in the high school boys' division... [More]

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