Armella Margaret Bianchino, 92, died Aug. 30 at Villa St. Joseph, Overland Park. She was born Dec. 1, 1920, at Schoenchen, the daughter of Alex and Regina (Gottschalk) Bieker. She married Sal Bianchino Sept. 18, 1945, at Hays. He died April 25, 2012.
Elaine H. Taylor, 85, died Aug. 30 at Hays Medical Center in Hays. She was born June 20, 1928, at Stafford County, the daughter of Arthur Jacob and Goldie (Gates) Hooper. She was a Great Bend resident most of her life, graduating from Great Bend High School in 1947.
PHILLIPSBURG – Stacy Ann Berends, 36, died Aug. 30, 2013, at Phillipsburg. She was born Dec. 21, 1976, in Kansas City. She was a resident of Hill City and the Philipsburg area for the past 10 years. She was a mother and a homemaker.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The phrase became the butt of jokes around the Kansas City Chiefs with every loss last season. It was mentioned in snarky headlines and glib comments every time there was locker room strife.
Though rivals on the basketball court, Barton Community College and Hutchinson Community College have formed an alliance in education that will bring occupational safety training to central Kansas, BCC officials announced last week.