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

JoANN A. KRAGER

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JoANN A. KRAGER  JoAnn A. Krager, age 74, Concordia, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at Cloud County Health Center, Concordia.  She was born on July 15, 1940, in Concordia, Kan., to John W. & Hazel (Forney) Balderston.  JoAnn graduated from Miltonvale High School.... [More]

RUTH ALKIRE

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RUTH ILENE ALKIRE  Ruth Ilene (Beden) Alkire, age 90, of Concordia, Kan., died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at Salina Regional Health Center, Salina. She was born Feb. 5, 1924, to Albert and Elsie (Barker) Beden at Barnes, Kan.  Ruth graduated from Concordia High School... [More]

BESSIE HOLECHEK

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BESSIE ARLENE (HEINA) HOLECHEK  Bessie Arlene (Heina) Holechek, 85, Concordia, died Oct. 21, 2014, at Sunset Home. Born June 13, 1929, at Cuba, Kan. to John and Frances (Havel) Heina.  Married Kenneth Holechek April 18, 1948. He survives, with sons, Daryl and Roger;... [More]

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NEWS

CCCC looks to curb loan defaults

In an effort to curb the number of student loan defaults, the Cloud County Community College board of trustees approved entering into a $29,140 contract for default management services Tuesday night. Amy Lange, vice president for administrative services, told the board the college... [More]

For the record 10-29-14

Police Dept. report Accident—Officers responded to an accident at 3:57 p.m., Oct. 28, which occurred in the 100 block of East 6th involving vehicles driven by Shawn Streit, Ada, and Jason Fredenburg, Concordia.   EMS report Calls for Oct. 28 Medic 5 responded to... [More]

County commission opens tire bids

 Cloud County board of commissioners opened the tire bids received for the Solid Waste Department and asked Solid Waste director Mike Hake to review them and return next week with his recommendation.  Bids received were: Kansasland Tire, $2,999.64 or $249.97 per tire;... [More]

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SPORTS

Thunderbirds fall to Blue Dragons

HUTCHINSON — The Hutchinson Blue Dragons, unbeaten in Jayhawk Conference Western Division volleyball play, defeated the Cloud County Thunderbirds in straight sets Tuesday night. Hutchinson, 23-12 overall and 15-0 in the Jayhawk West, won the first set, 25-18. Cloud County,... [More]

Panthers dominate Cowboys 45-7 in district matchup

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 Dominating on both sides of the ball, the Concordia Panthers moved within one win of a Class 4A-Division II District 7 championship by overwhelming Goodland 45-7 Friday night at Harold M. Clark Stadium.  Concordia ran 70 offensive plays and racked up 502 total yards,... [More]

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