HOLYROOD - Ramon Lee Stoltenberg, 82, passed away Feb. 15, 2016, in Hoisington. Born Feb. 14, 1934, in Ellsworth, he was the son of Leona Ann (Kootz) and Henry Herman Stoltenberg. A lifetime resident of Ellsworth County he was a mechanic and engine analyst technician for Northern Natural and Enron.
LUBBOCK, Texas - Sherry Roxann Rolo, 47, passed away Feb. 12, 2016. Born March 16, 1968, at Pratt County Hospital, she was the daughter of Barry and Eileen Rolo. She graduated from Great Bend High School, Barton County College and Fort Hays State College with a Bachelor's Degree in accounting. She was a very giving person helping with Senior Santa program, South Plains Food Bank, Meals on Wheels program and various other charities. She was an avid reader and enjoyed going to Las Vegas and Ruidoso as a family.
TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has issued a boil water advisory for the public water supply in the cities of Waldo and Paradise, both located in Russell County. KDHE officials issued the advisory because of a loss of pressure. Inadequate pressure may result in a loss of chlorine residuals and bacterial contamination.
On Thursday afternoon the Great Bend Panthers traveled to Liberal to wrap up their regular season. The Lady Panthers dominated their opponent as they won 10 of the 11 points that were possible. Junior Kylynn Keeler led the Panther attack as she bowled her career best series of 607. Keeler bowled games of 254, 153, and 200 to earn the gold medal. The Lady Panthers swept the medal count as Hanna Pfeifer bowled a 535 series for second place and Allie Brodrick bowled a 500 series to claim third place. The Lady Panthers will enter into next week's WAC ...