ROY G. SANDERS

 ROY G. SANDERS
 Roy G. Sanders, age 70, died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at Park Villa Nursing Home, Clyde, Kan. He was born on June 12, 1943, in Tulsa, Okla., to George Washington and Mary E. (Guthrie) Sanders.
 Roy served in the military during the Vietnam Conflict. Roy worked in the oil fields in Oklahoma, in construction and as a truck driver until he became disabled. He married Mae M. Copple on Jan. 2, 1997. Roy and Mae lived in several towns across Kansas and Oklahoma before settling in the Cloud County area.
 He is survived by his wife, Mae, Clyde; daughter, Rachel Gill, Stilwell, Okla.; son, Roy Gill Jr., Stilwell, Okla.; half-sister, Judy Johnson, Tulsa, Okla; half-brothers, David Johnson (Becky), and Bill Johnson, both of Tulsa, Okla.; stepsons, Billie Hallack, Burleson, Texas, and Warren Hallack, Wichita, Kan.
 He was preceded in death by his parents; half-brother, Frankie Johnson and half-sisters, Wilma and Alma Sanders.
 It was Roy's wishes to be cremated. The family will hold memorial services at a later date. The family suggest memorials to Park Villa Nursing Home or Meadowlark Hospice, in care of Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home, Concordia. For online condolences please visit www.chaputbuoy.com.

OBITUARIES

DOROTHY SCHROTH HANSON

 Dorothy Schroth Hanson, 89, passed away at the Cloud County Health Center in Concordia, Kan., on Dec. 11, 2014, after a short illness.  Born on Christmas Day, 1924, in Beloit, Kan., the daughter of Fred J. and Margaret Specht Schroth, she was the fifth of six children.... [More]

ELMER R. COLLINS

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 Elmer Ronall Collins, 92, of Concordia, Kansas passed away peacefully on Dec. 13, 2014. He was a devout Catholic with a strong love of God, Country, Family and Friends. Elmer was born on March 24, 1922, on his family farm near Aurora, Kan., to Lewis and Rama (Slater) Collins.... [More]

SALLY K. WEST

 Sally K. West, age 83, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at the Good Samaritan Society, Minneapolis, Kan. She was born in Bell County, Ky., to William and Amanda (Mink) Jackson. Sally married Raymond C. West on Oct. 19, 1953, in Kokomo, Ind. He preceded her in death on March... [More]

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NEWS

Winners announced in lighting contest

 Winners of the Concordia Christmas Lighting Contest were decided earlier this week with Leroy Dickinson and Dan Wheatley, 719 W. 6th street winning the first place award of a $100 Chamber gift certificate.  Second place of a $75 Chamber gift certificate went to Rickey... [More]

Courthouse 12-19-14

District Court District Court CRIMINAL  Jared W. Shuler appeared Dec. 17 and was found Guilty and convicted of Big Game Permit Violation. He was sentenced to 30 days in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay a reduced fine of $250, costs of the action, $108 by Jan. 28,... [More]

Commission approves bond sale for dam projects

By Jessica LeDuc Blade Staff Writer  The Concordia City Commission approved the sale of $1.2 million in general obligation bonds to fund construction of the Plum Road and 21st Street dams Wednesday night. Chuck Boully with George K. Baum & Co., Wichita, told the Commission... [More]

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SPORTS

Bulldogs pin loss on Panthers in league dual

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 The Concordia High School wrestling team was beaten 46-36 by Marysville in a North Central Kansas League dual Thursday night in the Concordia Junior-Senior High School gymnasium. Concordia got out to an 18-0 lead by winning the first three matches.  Zach Strait, 106... [More]

Four Panthers receive state recognition

 Four members of the Concordia High School football team have received all-state recognition.  Running back Drake Hake was named first team Class 4A-Division II All-State by the VarsityKansas.com and first team Class 4A All-State by the Topeka Capital Journal. A 5-7,... [More]

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