NORMA JEAN SPRAGUE

 NORMA JEAN SPRAGUE
 Norma Jean Sprague, age 82, of Hutchinson, formerly of Glasco and Wichita, passed away Thursday, March 27, 2014. Funeral service was this afternoon, March 31, at Dean Funeral Home, 301 E. Main, Glasco, Kan. Norma is preceded in death by her parents, Tom and Sarah Warner and a brother, Ernest Warner. Survivors: son, William J. Sprague, Delphos, Kan.; daughter, Beverly A. Lavy (Lewis), Hutchinson; brothers, Joe Warner (Darlene), Melvern, Kan., and John Warner (Ruth), Wheat Ridge, Colo.; sisters, Juanita McClellan, Glasco, Kan., and Darlene Burgess (Sam), Lebanon, Kan.; grandchildren, Greg Liby, Leanna Porter (Randy) and Scott Sprague (Debbie); great-grandchildren, Aubrey and Bailey Liby, Lonna, Chaz and Brandi Porter; numerous nieces and nephews. Memorials; Alzheimer's Association and Glasco Community Foundation.

OBITUARIES

MABEL M. OSTROM

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 MABEL M. OSTROM  Mabel M. Ostrom, age 94, Concordia, died Wed., Aug. 20, 2014 at Presbyterian Manor, Salina.  She was born on June 22, 1920 in Concordia, Kan. to Carl W. & Edith E. (Olson) Johnson.  She attended Concordia schools and graduated from Concordia... [More]

DENNIS FLOREA

 DENNIS FLOREA  Dennis Florea, son of Irvin D. Florea and Verda M. (Beck) Florea was born March 26, 1944, at rural Republic, Kan., and passed away on Aug. 18, 2014, at rural Belleville, Kan., at the age of 70 years, four months and 22 days.  Dennis graduated from... [More]

GLENNA CLAIRE BROWN

GLENNA CLAIRE BROWN Glenna Claire Brown, 84, died Aug. 16, 2014. She was born Feb. 21, 1930, at Scandia, Kan., to Harry and Anna (Loring) Hohman. Preceded in death by husband Vic in 2010. Survivors: son, Mark (Loisann), Republic; daughter, Melanie Brown-Hansen, Concordia; granddaughters,... [More]

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NEWS

Six appointed to arts commission

 Six people were appointed to the newly formed Concordia Arts Commission during Wednesday night's city commission meeting. City Manager Larry Uri said the idea for an arts commission came about because of a grant he is working on for a mural at the proposed Broadway Plaza... [More]

For the record 8-21-14

Police Dept. Report Accident—At 4 p.m., Aug. 20, officers investigated an accident in the 600 block of Washington involving vehicles driven by Savannah Brockelman and Leslie Freeman, both of Concordia.

For the record 8-20-14

Police Dept. Report Arrest—Officers arrested Erin Crawford, 21, Concordia, at 5:10 p.m., Aug. 19, in the 100 block of West 6th Street on a Cloud County Warrant for Failure to Comply. Crawford was transported to Cloud County Law Enforcement Center. Fire Dept./EMS Report... [More]

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SPORTS

Local gymnasts compete

DES MOINES, Iowa — Gymnasts representing the Concordia Gymnastics Center competed in the 2014 Junior Olympics.  Katie Thompson, Concordia, captured first place in the all-around in the Level 7, 18-year-old division. She was first on the bars, first in the floor exercise,... [More]

Blues advance to semifinals of state tournament

WATHENA – The Concordia Blues advanced to the semifinals of the Class AA State American Legion baseball tournament with a 9-6 win over Larned here last night. The Blues are one of just two unbeaten teams remaining in the double elimination tournament. Fort Scott, also unbeaten... [More]

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