The jury trial for Jeffrey Wade Chapman, originally scheduled for August, has been rescheduled for Jan. 27, 2014. Chapman, 31, has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Damon Leslie Galyardt, who was killed Nov. 11, 2011.
STERLING - Victor A. Scott, 57, died June 30 at Via Christi-St. Francis Hospital in Wichita. Born October 28, 1955 in Hoxie, he was the son of LeRoy Winfield and Mary Mildred (Irwin) Scott. He was a former resident of Hill City, and was self employed.
Debbie D. Depperschmidt, 56, died July 1 at Great Bend Regional Hospital. Born Nov. 22, 1956 at Parkston, S.D., she was the daughter of Marvin and Geraldine (Bergeson) Dykstra. She came to Great Bend in 1981 from Mitchell, S.D. On Nov. 26, 1997, she married Mark Depperschmidt at Great Bend. She was a homemaker. She was a Girl Scout leader and a tumbling instructor at Euphoria Dance Centre.
HOISINGTON - Sharon L. Herrman, 66, died June 30 at Hays Medical Center. Born Dec. 23, 1946, in Hockerville, Okla., she was the daughter of Chester and Dorothy (Farmer) Bryant. On June 25, 1965 she married LeRoy Herrman in Miami, Okla. A resident of Hoisington most of her life, she was a homemaker.
Barton Community College women's basketball player Erin Copeland has committed to playing at the next level, signing with NCAA Division-II University of Illinois Springfield, located in Springfield, Ill.
DODGE CITY - Kira Cook took first place in five individual events - 50-meter freestyle (31.29 seconds), 200 freestyle (2:44.90), 100 breaststroke (1:31.12), 200 individual medley (3:05.03) and 100 butterfly (1:24.00) - as the Golden Belt swim squad captured first place at the Dodge City intrasquad meet on Saturday.