THE REV. WILBUR D. BUCKLEY

THE REV. WILBUR D. BUCKLEY
The Rev. Wilbur D. Buckley, 87, Clay Center, Kan. died July 25, 2013, at his home. He was born May 19, 1928, in Concordia to Robert M. and Mary (Walno) Buckley. He married Hazel Florence Furrer, Aug. 19, 1947, in Ames. She died Oct 21, 2011. Graduated 1951 from Miltonvale Wesleyan College & was a minister for 40 years. Survivors: son, Robert Buckley; daughter, Karen Duncan; brother, Earl Buckley; 8 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren. Preceded by brother Floyd, sister, Mabel Kalin and his twin, Wilma Jean Nelson. Services: 2 p.m., July 31, Clay Center Wesleyan Church. Burial: Pleasant View Cemetery, Ames. Visitation: 7-8 p.m., Tuesday, Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home, Riley.

OBITUARIES

RODNEY R. "ROD" HESS

On the morning of Aug. 24, 2016, Rodney R. "Rod" Hess of Topeka passed away peacefully at Midland Care Hospice House after a hard-fought battle with ALS. He was 66. Rod was born on Jan. 19, 1950, in Concordia, Kan, to Harley and Phyllis (Strait) Hess. He was the oldest of seven... [More]

ALICE H. JACKSON

Alice Henrietta Hauffe Jackson was born October 23, 1923, in Rahway, New Jersey, to Paul Adolf Hauffe and Julia Marie Kucera Hauffe. She died Sunday, August 21, 2016, at the Cedars Care Center in McPherson, Kan. She was 92 years and 10 months. Alice graduated from Rahway High... [More]

LARRY DeWAYNE NELSON

Larry DeWayne Nelson, age 63, of Concordia, Kan., died at his home Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. He was born Oct. 20, 1952 to Vernon "Swede" and Alma (Danielson) Nelson in Concordia, Kan. Larry was a graduate of Concordia High School in 1970 and then attended Cloud County Community... [More]

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NEWS

For the record 8-30-16

Police Dept. Report Accident—Gary Ramseyer, Clyde, reported at 4:30 p.m., Aug. 26, that an unknown vehicle had struck and damaged his vehicle while it was parked in the 100 block of East College Drive. Arrests—Officers arrested Jeneal Spear, 32, Concordia, on Aug.... [More]

County releases updated 2017 budget

Following a review by the auditing firm of Lindburg Vogel Pierce Faris, Chartered, the proposed Cloud County budget for 2017 calls for an estimated tax rate of 80.089 mills. The proposed budget, which increases the tax rate in 2016 by 7.989 mills, will be reviewed and possibly... [More]

Grants awarded by CFCC

Community Foundation awards grants The Community Foundation for Cloud County (CFCC) has awarded the following grants since the beginning of its fiscal year on July 1: Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund, $1,587 to NCK CASA Inc. for laptops for CASA volunteers; $3,062 grant to... [More]

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SPORTS

Panthers drop opener

SALINA —  The Concordia Panthers dropped their season opener 18-0 to the Beloit Buccaneers in fifth grade Youth Football last Saturday. Braeden Primeaux rushed for 75 yards on 11 carries for Concordia. Mason Eickmann finished with 49 yards on 10 carries for the Panthers.... [More]

Thunderbirds roll past Raiders 6-0 in season opener

Skylar Muzzy and Ryan Medilah scored two goals each as the Cloud County Community College soccer team opened its season with a 6-0 victory over Central (Neb.) Community College in a home match on Friday. Cloud County got out to a 4-0 lead in the first half and then tacked on... [More]

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