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Martha Konz

Martha Jane Konz, 90, better known all her life as Marty or Nana, passed away peacefully at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. 
A memorial service is scheduled at Grace Episcopal Church in Chanute on Monday, at 11 a.m.. An inurnment service at Grace Episcopal Church will follow the memorial service.
Memorials in her name may be made to Grace Episcopal Church and may be left with Penwell-Gabel Johnson Chapel.

OBITUARIES

Vera Terrell

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Vera Mae Terrell, 91, rural LaHarpe, died Sunday, March 1, 2015, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center.Vera was born May 14, 1923, in rural Lone Elm, the daughter of Arzy H. and Hazel Clair (Beal) Sprague. She grew up in Lone Elm and graduated from high school there.On Dec.... [More]

Donald Ludlum

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Donald George Ludlum died Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, in Plano, Texas. Funeral services were Feb. 25 at First Presbyterian Church, Sweetwater, Texas.Don was born in Tulsa on May 18, 1932. He lived in Sweetwater since January 1962,  establishing Ludlum Measurements, Inc., a world... [More]

Dr. Benjamin Henry

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Beloved husband, father, and educator Dr. Benjamin Gail Henry, 84, Yates Center, died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Ben was born in Neosho Falls, the fifth of six children of David and Pearl Henry. He served in the U.S. Air Force, 1948-1954, as a radar technician.Following his discharge,... [More]

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NEWS

Recalling Mustang despair

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Greeting motorists as they arrive in Iola along U.S. 54 is a sign proudly documenting the school’s signature athletic teams.The sign notes Iola’s state champion track and field teams from 1976 and 1993, respectively, as well as the Mustangs’ 1969 boys cross... [More]

Allen courthouse parking an issue

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Preferred parking for citizens come to conduct business at Allen County Courthouse is at a premium many days, a circumstance commissioners hope to change.Tuesday morning they encouraged courthouse employees — about 50 total — to avoid parking on the east side of Washington... [More]

USD 256 superintendent plans to retire at end of year

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MORAN — David Hardage, superintendent of schools for Marmaton Valley-USD 256, will retire at the end of the school year.Board of Education members have begun interviews for Hardage’s replacement.Two, Dan Slack and Randall Jansonius, were interviewed during a special... [More]

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SPORTS

Cubs cruise to 67-35 win over Jayhawk-Linn

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HUMBOLDT — It was a quick transition from tip-off to the final buzzer Tuesday night. An upstart Humboldt High boys basketball team took the court by storm to a 67-35 win over Jayhawk-Linn in the first round of their home 3A substate bracket.“We really got out in transition... [More]

Yates Center girls basketball season ends with loss

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PITTSBURG — Yates Center High’s girls had little answer for a withering Pittsburg-St. Mary’s Colgan press Tuesday.The host Panthers outscored Yates Center 21-5 in the second quarter alone to roll to a 53-16 victory.The loss, coming in the first round of the... [More]

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