RUTH E. ROBERTS

 RUTH E. ROBERTS
 Ruth Elaine Roberts, 73, Lindsborg, died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. She was born June 23, 1940, in Clay Center, Kan., to Leonard and Anna (Hedding) Prior. Survivors: son, Mitch Rogge; daughter, Linda Wessel (Fred); sister, Pat (Eddie) Richey of Concordia; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by: parents; daughter, Diane Wessel and brother, Wayne Prior. Memorial service: 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 23, Bethany Home Chapel, Lindsborg. Burial: Reiter Cemetery, Linn. Memorials may be designated for the family, in care of Christians Funeral Home, 103 N. Washington,  P.O. Box 386, Lindsborg, KS 67456. Condolences:  www.ChristiansFuneral Home.com.

OBITUARIES

JAVENE M. GEIGER

 Javene M. Geiger, nee Plucar, Concordia, died Sept. 21, 2016. Born in Agenda, Kan. to Ben and Frances Plucar. Her husband of 59 years, Guy G. Geiger, died in 2015. She attended school in Agenda and met Guy when he was stationed at Ft Riley. They married in 1954 & moved... [More]

PAULA DENISE STEPHENSON

Paula Denise Stephenson, age 52, lived in Umatilla, Fla., with sister Patricia Ledford. She passed away peacefully on Sept. 20, 2016, with her sister by her side. She was the daughter of Carolyn Foster S. Hoffman and Ellis Paul Stephenson (predeceased); as well as stepfather,... [More]

​J0LENE JANICE REAMES STRNAD

 Jolene Janice Reames Strnad was born on Nov. 10, 1956, in Concordia, Kan. She was the daughter of Eudyne Lemoine and Frances Janice (Fulmer) Reames. After a 2-1/2 year struggle with cancer, Jolene passed from this life on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, at Salina Regional Health... [More]

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NEWS

For the record 9-30-16

Police Dept. Report Accidents—Officers investigated an accident at 3:30 p.m., Sept. 29, which had occurred at the intersection of 12th and Cedar involving vehicles driven by Hayden Losh and Debra Sterrett, both of Concordia. Officers investigated an accident at 2 p.m.,... [More]

Courthouse 9-30-16

District Court TRAFFIC All Subtypes, Sept. 22-28 The following people received fines for Speeding: Sylvia L. Atcitty, $177; Alyssa M. Champlin, Cameron J. Coleman, Johnnie L. Epps, Jacob R. Nielson, Margarita Ochoa, Scott A. Smith, $153; Colton J. Halfhide, $603; Merrill A. Holden,... [More]

Speakers dispel stereotypes of poverty

In just three months as executive director of the Cloud County Resource Center and Food Bank, Tonya Merrill has heard a lot of stereotypes about people in poverty and why some people are unwilling to help. She shared some of these comments as part of a presentation Tuesday at... [More]

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SPORTS

Panthers place fifth at Clay Center

CLAY CENTER — The Concordia High School girls' golf team placed fifth in the Clay Center Invitational Thursday at Clay Center Country Club. Concordia posted a team score of 225. Thomas More Prep-Marian won the tournament with a 182.  Clay Center finished second with... [More]

Concordia girls finish fifth in Beloit meet

BELOIT — The Concordia High School girls' cross country team finished fifth in the Beloit Invitational Thursday at Beloit Country Club. Bennington, led by the top two individual finishers, won the meet with 30 points. Beloit was second with 54 points and Minneapolis was... [More]

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