STERLING - Joe R. Clayton Sr., 84, died Jan. 30 at Rice County District Hospital in Lyons. He was born Sept. 20, 1929, at Gatewood, Mo., the son of John and Myrtle Cleo Brown Clayton. He married Maryann Marmul on Sept. 20, 1954, in Arkansas. A resident of Sterling for 60 years, he was a road maintenance operator for Atlanta Township and most recently Victoria Township in Rice County.
TOPEKA – Governor Sam Brownback Thursday announced actions taken to minimize the effects of a propane crisis on Kansans, particularly during cold winter weather.
TOPEKA – It is the next leap in the evolution of developing volunteers in Kansas, said Linn Hogg, coordinator of the Great Bend-based Volunteers in Action.
While many around Barton County will gather with friends and family to enjoy Super Bowl XLVIII this Sunday, United Methodist Women members at First United Methodist Church in Great Bend hope fans will keep in mind the plight of some who will endure ongoing slavery in the form of human trafficking, either as service workers or sex workers.
ELLINWOOD -The Ellinwood Middle School and High School Bands will be holding the annual Chicken Noodle Dinner on Sunday, Feb.9, in the Ellinwood High School Commons Area. Enter through the main entrance at 300 N. Schiller or from the parking lot on the west side of the building. The dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
"...that unborn child has been carved in the hand of God from conception and is called by God to love..." - Mother Teresa
God bless America, and how's everybody?
HOISINGTON – Glynn Ray Mortimer, 81, died Jan. 28, 2014 at Select Specialty Hospital in Wichita.
CYPRESS, Texas - Kenneth D. Unruh, 82, died Jan. 27, 2014 at Kindred Hospital Northwest in Houston, Texas. Born Jan. 17, 1932, in Larned, he was the son of Ernest W. "Pete" and Gladys (White) Unruh. On Nov. 24, 1957 he married Darlene M. Lofland in Great Bend. He graduated from Radium High School, attended Kansas State University, and completed his Bachelor of Science degree at Fort Hays State University. Working with the General Adjustment Bureau, Mr. Unruh was an insurance adjuster and manager for 21 years. He then started his own State Farm Agency, which he operated for 22 years ...