Carol Joan Lundquist passed away Oct. 5, at Cherry Village Nursing Home in Great Bend, in much of the same manner in which she was born. She died with strength, grace, and dignity. Carol was born March 27, 1927 at her aunt's home in Milwaukee, Wisc., to Carl John and Rose Caroline (Blum) Pohlman, with a remote chance of survival. Born two months prematurely, Carol was placed in an improvised shoe box incubator by her aunt and father, after the doctor felt there was no hope of survival. On Sept.16, 1946 she married Verome Lundquist in Lindsborg. He ...
ELLINWOOD - Robert M. Miller, 90, died Sept. 30, at Country Place Senior Living in Ellinwood. Born June 10, 1923 in Rockport, Mo., he was the son of Walter and Nellie Miller. On Nov. 23, 1956, he married Evelyn L. Martin in Rockport, Mo. He was a longtime resident of Ellinwood.
A Lyons man died Friday in a Rice County accident. Kansas Highway Patrol reports Boe E. Keesling, 32, left a disabled sport utility vehicle after hitting a deer, and was hit by another vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Barton Community College Board of Trustees will look at tuition and fees for BCC and other Kansas community colleges during the October study session, set for 4 p.m. Thursday in the Seminar Room, F-30, in the Fine Arts Building.
The 81st Annual Kansas Junior Livestock Show (KJLS) promises to be a big event this year, with 795 youth from 92 counties entering 1,817 animals. This is the largest number of livestock entered in 25 years. The total includes 148 market steers, 354 breeding heifers, 325 market hogs, 103 breeding gilts, 301 market lambs, 246 breeding ewes, 249 meat goats and 91 commercial doe kids. The statewide event will be held Sept. 20-23 at the Kansas Pavilions in Wichita.
Steve and Vickie Bayse will celebrate their 40th anniversary today. The couple was united in marriage on Oct. 6, 1973 at the Hoisington Bible Church. They have two daughters, Sheven and John Copp of Hoisington and Stacie and Shelby Stone of Great Bend; and nine grandchildren, Jacob Bayse, Jayme and Jaicie Bradley, Daphne Copp, Brayden Copp, Elliott Copp, all of Hoisington and Gentry Stone, Dylan Stone and Liam Stone, all of Great Bend.