ROMAN W. SWIERCINSKY JR.

ROMAN W. SWIERCINSKY JR.
Roman Swiercinsky, 82, died Nov. 8, 2013. He was born Sept. 27, 1931, to Roman F. and Blanche M. (Pachta) Swiercinsky. Survivors: wife Virginia, Belleville; children, Karen (Tim) Hiatt, Cheryl (Tom) Hiatt, Greg (Deb) Swiercinsky of Belleville; Bryan Swiercinsky, Crete, Neb., Steve Swiercinsky, Lisa (Mike) Strecker, Wichita, Janice LaBonte, Manhattan; 20 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Lorene (Ken) Berggren, Grand Island, Neb.; brother, Tom (Carol), San Antonio, Texas; sisters-in-law, Bernie Swiercinsky, Katherine Swiercinsky. Services: 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, at St. Edward Catholic Church, Belleville. Burial in St. Josaphat's Cemetery. Rosary/Vigil service, 6 p.m., Tuesday at Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home, Belleville. Visitation, noon to 8 p.m., Tuesday. Memorials to the church or KSU Cancer Research. Online condolences at www.tibbettsfischerfuneralhome.com.

OBITUARIES

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]

RAYMOND PARSONS

 RAYMOND PARSONS  Raymond Parsons, age 81, of Persia, Iowa, passed away at Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs Iowa, on Aug. 19, 2014. Raymond graduated from Jamestown High School in Jamestown, Kan., in 1951. He joined the U.S. Navy in 1952, serving until 1956.... [More]

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NEWS

County board approves hauling contract

 Cloud County board of commissioners Monday approved a new solid waste hauling contract for 2015 with PJ Owen of Owen Trucking. The vote followed a discussion with Owen and Solid Waste director Mike Hake.  Because of increased costs, the contract price for 2015 will... [More]

Courthouse 8-26-14

District Court CRIMINAL Jace A. Moore appeared Aug. 25 and was found Guilty and convicted of No Registration and No Liability Insurance. For the no registration violation, he was sentenced to six months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay costs of the action, $108, and... [More]

For the record 8-26-14

Police Dept. Report Arrests—Officers responded to the 2200 block of Campus Drive at 6:20 p.m., Aug. 25, and upon investigation arrested Henrique Farias de Lima Rosa, 22, of Brazil for Criminal Damage to Property and Discharge of a BB Gun within city limits. He was cited... [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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