JEFFREY "JEFF" DUANE SCHMITZ

 JEFFREY "JEFF" DUANE SCHMITZ
 Jeffrey "Jeff" Duane Schmitz, 61, of Alabaster, Ala., died at 9:03 p.m., on Saturday, July 13, 1913. Jeff was born Oct. 27, 1951, in Oberlin, Kan.
 Surviving Jeff are his wife Martha Schmitz of Alabaster, Ala.; his son, Travis (Alison) Schmitz of Chicago, Ill.; one stepdaughter, Cyndi (Allen) Johnston of Gulf Breeze, Fla.; one brother, Steve (Glenda) Schmitz of Lenexa, Kan.; one sister, Kelley (Terry) Carson of Shawnee, Kan.; three grandchildren, Jackson and Charles Schmitz and Jake Johnston; two nephews, Erich Schmitz and Jerad Carson; and one niece, Erin Schmitz.
 Jeff was preceded in death by his parents, John and Margaret Schmitz.
 Jeff was a graduate of Concordia High School in Concordia, Kan., and the Kansas State Teachers College in Emporia, Kan. In addition to growing up in Kansas, Jeff spent many years living in Jackson, Miss., with his wife and son. Jeff was an avid fisher and hunter, particularly enjoying dove hunting.
 The funeral service was today, Tuesday, July 16, at 3 p.m. at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Montevallo, Ala. The family ask that memorial donations be made to the Alzheimer's Association in lieu of flowers.

OBITUARIES

LAWRENCE "LARRY" FORSYTHE

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 LAWRENCE "LARRY" FORSYTHE  Lawrence "Larry" D. Forsythe Jr., 74, of rural Neodesha, passed away at his home Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. At his request, his body has been given to the University of Kansas Medical Center School of Medicine Department of Anatomy and Cell... [More]

ARTHUR "ART" MILLER

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 ARTHUR "ART" MILLER  Arthur “Art” Miller, age 71, Concordia, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at Via Christi-St. Francis Campus, Wichita.  He was born on June 21, 1943, in rural Lincoln, Kan., to Irvin Arthur Sr. and Jo L. (Shaw) Miller.  Art served... [More]

JOHN T. MEYERS

 JOHN T. MEYERS  John Thomas Meyers, age 94, of Clifton, Kan., died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Park Villa Nursing Home, Clyde, Kan. He was born Oct. 31, 1919, to Harold and Helen (Casey) Meyers in Phillipsburg, N.J. He was a chemist lab technician for a pharmaceutical... [More]

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NEWS

Concordia man arrested for attempted murder

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Courthouse 8-29-14

District Court CRIMINAL  Joseph Leroy Tholstrup appeared Aug. 28 and was found Guilty and Convicted of Disorderly Conduct. He was sentenced to 30 days in the Cloud County Jail, ordered to pay costs of the action, $158, attorney fees of $100 and a fine of $200 by Sept. 3.... [More]

For the record 8-29-14

Fire Dept./EMS Report At 6:28 p.m., Thursday, Medic-2 went to Cloud County Health Center for a long distance transfer of an 18-month-old to Salina Regional Health Center. At 1:42 a.m., Friday, Medic-5 went to the 1800 block of Broadway and transported a 53-year-old male to Cloud... [More]

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SPORTS

Former CCCC coach remembered

 Last week, Cloud County Community College lost one of a kind with the death of its first head basketball coach Larry Forsythe.  Forsythe coached the Thunderbirds from 1966 through 1975, compiling a record of 167 wins and  99 losses. His teams never finished lower... [More]

Garden City hands CCCC 3-1 defeat

GARDEN CITY — The Cloud County Community College volleyball team opened the Jayhawk Conference Western Division season with a 3-1 loss to Garden City Community College. Garden City rolled to a 25-15 victory in the first set of the match. Cloud County, now 3-2 overall, evened... [More]

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