SEAN MICHAEL LESPERANCE

SEAN MICHAEL LESPERANCE
 Sean Michael Lesperance, 37, Riley, Kan. died Aug. 19, 2013, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He was born in Salina, July 19, 1976, to Michael Paul and Margaret Jane (Fate) Lesperance. Survivors: daughter, Cierra Lesperance; his companion, Kelsey Hanzlicek; his father, Michael Lesperance; mother, Margaret Mall and husband Douglas; brothers, Josh Mall & companion Mandy; Colton Mall; sister, Maura Mall; grandmother, Charlene Lesperance, 4 nieces; one nephew, aunts, uncles, cousins,friends. Services: 10:30 a.m., Aug. 23, Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home, Riley. Burial at a later date in St. Concordia Cemetery in Concordia. Condolences: www.pfeifleyfuneralhome.com.

OBITUARIES

DONALD B. HAVEL

Donald B. Havel, age 95, died Saturday, June 25, 2016, at the Cloud County Health Center.   He was born June 5, 1921, in Cuba, Kan., to Henry and Anna (Valek) Havel. Don married Dorothy L. Fief on February 13, 1945, in Cuba, Kan. They were united in marriage for more... [More]

BEVERLY R. BURTON

 Beverly R. Burton, age 77, died Monday, June 20, 2016, at her residence in Concordia, Kansas. She was born on April 10, 1939, in Rice, Kan., to Joseph and Anna (Dreiling) Ptaschek.  She married Larry E. Burton in Kansas City, Kan. He preceded her in death on June 14,... [More]

CHARLES "CHARLIE" ROBERT HEIN

Charles “Charlie” Robert Hein, 83, of Sabetha, Kan., died peacefully surrounded by family and friends on June 10, 2016. Charlie was born on June 3, 1933, in Yutan, Neb., to Carl Otto “Charlie” and Irene (Suhr) Hein. Known for his strong will and graciousness,... [More]

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NEWS

Concannon says school funding bill is a step forward

After only two days in a special session called in response to the Kansas Supreme Court's threat to close schools on June 30, the Kansas Legislature came to a decision regarding the equalization of school funds. “I'm pleased that there was a compromised bill with full bipartisan... [More]

Thoman has 75 years of harvest memories

Wheat harvest is always a major event for Cloud County farmers but few can share as many memories of harvest as Ted Thoman. Thoman, 93, has been part of the harvest scene for 75 years, only taking time off during World War II and a brief period following his medical discharge... [More]

Wind project proposed

As the second windiest state in the United States, Kansas has seen an influx of wind energy development in the past few years and Cloud County is no different. Founded in 2003 and now one of the largest and most successful developers, Tradewind Energy, based in Lenexa, Kan.,... [More]

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SPORTS

Chevrolet/Buick rallies for 9-8 win

Concordia Chevrolet/Buick scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to rally past AuBurn Pharmacy in Peewee Baseball play Monday night at the Concordia Sports Complex. AuBurn Pharmacy had taken an 8-5 lead with a run in the top of the fifth inning. Taking advantage of... [More]

CNB earns split with Clay Center

Citizens National Bank knocked off Clay Center 6-1 to earn a split in a K-18 Baseball doubleheader Friday night at the Concordia Sports Complex. Clay Center shut out Citizens National Bank 6-0 in the first game of the twinbill. Hunter Schroeder singled and scored on a single... [More]

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