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Joy Cheyney

Joy Grace (Mintz) Cheyney, 96, a former rural Chanute resident, died Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at Allen County Hospital. She was the aunt of Iolans Beverly Johnson and Monty Mintz and Craig, Todd and Roger Mintz and Sandy Hilldinger, all of Humboldt. She had been living at Moran Manor since December.
Funeral services were today at 10 a.m. at Pierce-Carson-Wall Funeral Home in Erie. Burial followed in Neosho County Memorial Park, Chanute. Online condolences may be left at www.wallfuneralservices.com.

OBITUARIES

Kyle Swope

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Kyle Christopher Swope, 23, Iola, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at Allen County Regional Hospital. He was born Aug. 19, 1991, in Chanute, the son of Kevin Conrad and Janna Lee (Johnson) Swope.He graduated from Iola High School in 2010. Kyle worked as a yardman for S.E.K. Stockyards... [More]

Jean Capell

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Marjorie Jean Capell, 89, Iola, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at Windsor Place Nursing Center in Iola.She was born Aug. 12, 1925, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of John R. and Ollie O. (Forward) Capell, Sr. She graduated from Wyandotte High School and Kansas City Kansas Junior... [More]

Leonard Ford

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Leonard S. Ford, 94, Humboldt, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at his home. He was born Aug. 19, 1920, in Missouri, the son of Bert and Zona (Stewart) Ford. He graduated from high school in Springfield, Mo. On Aug. 30, 1941, Leonard married Dorothy R. Moffitt. He joined the Signal... [More]

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NEWS

City backpedals: Decides to keep EMS service

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The Iola City Council may have answered a variation of a famed philosophical thought: If a council passes a motion, but the mayor doesn’t sign it, does it actually count?Not in this case.The council reversed course Monday from a motion two weeks earlier to send a six-month... [More]

Board picks IHS alum’s firm for construction

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A construction manager at-risk company was selected at the USD 257 board meeting Monday night. This company will construct a new high school and elementary school complex if a bond issue and sales tax pass in the November election.Universal Construction Company, Inc., Lenexa,... [More]

Union registers protest with BOE

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HUMBOLDT — More than a dozen members of the Humboldt chapter of the National Education Association came to the USD 258 Board of Education meeting Monday night.Teri Shaughnessy, vice president of Humboldt teachers union, addressed the board and read a statement regarding... [More]

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SPORTS

Red Devils volleyball sweeps first match of year

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Allen Community College swept Longview Community College in the team’s season opener  Monday night. The scores were much closer than the match points indicated, with the Red Devils winning 28-26, 25-17 and 26-14.The lead in the first set went back and forth and needed... [More]

Allen men’s cross country team wins

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Allen Community College’s cross country team finished well individually at the King Sandwich Shop Classic Friday night.The women competed in a two-mile run. Alisn Stevens, the Red Devil’s lone woman runner, came in fourth among 19 runners. She completed the meet in... [More]

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