Category: Breaking News

DEATH: Larry Wayne Jay

Larry Wayne Jay, 67, died Dec. 1, 2019, at Wheat State Manor in Whitewater. A Celebration of Life Service was at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec 7, 2019, at Golden Plains Free Methodist Church in rural Newton. The Committal Service was at 11 a.m. on Friday at Cresco cemetery in rural Howard, KS. Memorials to Goessel Community Foundation Impact Fund […]

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DEATH: Geraldine Marie Tinsley

DEATH: Geraldine Marie Tinsley

Geraldine Marie Tinsley, 92, Canton, died on Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019, at Pine Village in Moundridge, KS. A private graveside service will be held at Canton Township Cemetery, Canton, KS. Memorial donations may be given to Good Shepherd Hospice or Pine Village in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460. Personal condolences may be sent […]

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Marion County town hall event for parents on topic of vaping

Vaping has been promoted as a safer alternative to tobacco smoking; however, more and more researchers as well as health experts, are warning individuals of the dangers of vaping—the devastating physical effects as well as the long-term addictive effects. Kansas already has two reported deaths as a result of vaping, with many more victims suffering the ravaging consequences. Although advertised […]

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DEATH: Sylvia Helmer

Sylvia Helmer, 89, Marion, died Nov 10, 2019, at Marion Assisted Living. Family will gather with friends from 4-6 p.m. on Friday, Nov 15, 2019, at Yazel-Megli-Zeiner Funeral Home, Marion. Her funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov 16, 2019, at the Eastmoor United Methodist Church led by Pastor Darren Frazier. She will be buried in […]

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DEATH: Laura Webster

Laura Webster, 103, Canton, died October 10, 2019, at Pine Village in Moundridge. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov 9, 2019 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, McPherson. Inurnment will be at a later date in Canton Township Cemetery. Olson’s Mortuary, Canton is in charge of arrangements. She was born December 13, 1915, in […]

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DEATH: Joan R. Fortner

Joan R. Fortner, 85, of McPherson, died November 9, 2019, at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, November 15, 2019, at Countryside Covenant Church, McPherson. Interment has taken place in Canton Township Cemetery. A memorial has been established with The Jesus Film, in care of Olson’s Mortuary, Canton. She was born […]

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DEATH: LaVern Allen Schroeder

LaVern Allen Schroeder, 87, Goessel, died November 7, 2019, at Asbury Park in Newton. A Time to Gather and Celebrate the life of LaVern Schroeder was at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, November 10, 2019, at Alexanderwohl Church Fellowship Hall. Visitation was from 1:30 p.m. until service time at the Church on Sunday. Interment in Alexanderwohl Church cemetery on Sunday. Memorials to […]

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Marion County preliminary election results are in

Marion County residents showed up at the polls today, as well as before today through the mail and early ballots, to do their civic duty and make their opinions count. And Marion County Clerk Tina Spencer and her staff have been working hard. As a result of their efforts, the votes have been tallied and the unofficial results are in. […]

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DEATH: Anastasia Farha

Anastasia Farha, 36, died Nov 1, 2019, at Hillsboro Community Hospital in Hillsboro. Trisagion Prayers and Funeral at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019, at St. George Orthodox Christian Cathedral in Wichita (7515 East 13th) officiated by Bishop +BASIL. The burial service is at 11 a.m. on Thursday, November 7, 2019, at Old Mission Cemetery in Wichita. Memorials to […]

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Death: Eunice Matz

Eunice Matz, 92, Hillsboro, died on October 23, 2019, at Salem Home in Hillsboro. A Celebration of Life Service was at 11 a.m. on Monday, October 28, 2019, at Zion Lutheran Church in Hillsboro with Pastor John Werner officiating. Interment was at 10 a.m. on Monday at Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Hillsboro. The family received friends from 2-4 p.m. on […]

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