Wedding — Diller/Wilcox
Joe Wilcox and Sara Diller were married Oct. 11 in Chanute. Pastor Park Burkhart presided over the candlelight double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Chris and Kelly Diller. The groom is the son of Louis and Lori, Lloyd and Dale Wilcox.
Jennifer Diller served as maid of honor. Michelle Diller was the bridesmaid.
Angus Ascanio was best man and Zach Collingsworth was the groomsman.
Other wedding party members included Bonnie Wood, ...
Wedding — Canary/Frost
Shawna Canary and Andrew Frost were married Oct. 11, 2008, at the Red Barn in Goddard.
The bride is the daughter of Steve and Jo Canary, Derby. The groom is the son of Martha Frost, Chanute, and Jack and Regena Frost, Vinita, Okla.
After a wedding trip to Colorado, the couple will make their home in Derby.
Joseph J. “Jody” Beachner
Joseph J. “Jody” Beachner, 31, St. Paul, died unexpectedly Friday, November 7, 2008, at his home.
Among survivors are his parents, Jerry and Janie Beachner, of the home.
Funeral Mass is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday at St. Francis Catholic Church in St. Paul. Arrangements are under the direction of Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home, Parsons.
Wedding — Lyon/Barker
Julia Bartel Lyon and Christopher Gordon Barker were married Aug. 31, 2008. The Rev. Thomas Goldsmith presided over the outdoor wedding at Silver Lake Lodge in Park City, Utah.
The bride is the daughter of John and Rosemary Durkin Lyon, Bethesda, Md., and the groom is the son of Judith Barker, Denver, Colo., and Robert Barker, Chanute.
The bridal party included the bride’s brother, Philip Lyon, and the groom’s sister, Jennifer Drake, as well ...
25 years ago (1983) The art of gem-cutting and faceting, as practiced by Harold Sharp, is featured in today’s Tribune. Sharp said he has been doing this for about eight years, and he believes he is currently the only gem-cutter in Chanute. 50 years ago (1958) Chanute voters squashed a proposal to build a structure for the proposed Martin and Osa Johnson Museum at a cost of $85,000, but did approve a $225,000 home for the aged. 75 yea...
Rural Kansas trying to beef up labor force
HUTCHINSON (AP) — Demand for workers in much of rural Kansas outpaces the labor force pool, a new report shows. The 2008 job vacancy survey, conducted by Kansas Department of Labor, examined several districts within the state. In District 1 — which included 62 counties in central and western Kansas — demand for workers outpaced the supply. “I’m not surprised,” said Dana Regehr, economic development director for the Hutchinson-Reno County C...
25 years ago (1983) BUFFALO – Virgil Toon has built his own 11-foot satellite receiver dish, using parts and instructions he bought in kit form. Toon said he had about $1,100 invested in the system. 50 years ago (1958) Although October is usually not a wet month, this year’s October set a record. Not a single drop of rain was recorded in Chanute for the entire month. 75 years ago (1933) Approximately $75 in cash was stolen last night b...
Students find more choices in CHS cafeteria
Connie Woodard Special to the Tribune Seniors are the only students who can choose to leave Chanute High School for lunch this year, but an increase in meal choices is keeping the student body happier about “dining in.” In the new cafeteria adjacent to the commons area, there two cold food bars, a hot food bar, four coolers with beverages and another for desserts. “There’s no assembly line anymore. You scatter and grab what you want,” s...
Firefighters visit Elementary for Fire Prevention Week
Chanute firefighters explained how each piece of their equipment works as one of them put on all his gear piece by piece during an assembly for Chanute Elementary School children. The kindergarten through third graders learned how the pants, coat and mask protect the firefighter from getting hurt when he goes to fight a fire. They also learned about the oxygen mask that helps him breathe through the smoke and heard what the alarm sounds lik...
First graders make-believe animals
First graders in Noel Dotterer’s class assumed the characteristics of zoo animals as part of a lesson on animals and their habitats. The students made and decorated masks and learned about animals that live in the ocean, rain forest, arctic, woods and desert. As the make-believe animals gathered in their “habitats” in one of Chanute Elementary School’s Great Rooms, they were visited by other kindergarteners and first graders. As the childr...
25 years ago (1983)
Kevin Jones and his wife, Susan, have expanded their hobby into a full-time business. Data Tech Enterprises is located in the building at 210 E. first, the former home of the Sunshine Mantle Co. The firm sells and services home computers.
50 years ago (1958)
Today’s Tribune has a photograph of the Neosho County Selective Service (draft) board. Shown are frank Vaughn, Joe Volmer, Raymond Pierpont, Dr. James Butin and Mrs. G...
CHS grad Lau earns AP Scholar Award
Vincent Lau, a 2008 Chanute High School graduate who is attending Notre Dame, has earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of his exceptional achievement on the AP Exams. The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program (AP) provides motivated and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses while still in high school, and to earn college credit, advanced placement, or both for successful performa...
Royster Honor roll
Royster Middle School
6th Grade 1st Qtr
A-B Honor Roll
Angela Alger, Jacob Anderegg, Kyle Anderson, Samantha Baughman, Preston Baughn, Daniel Benavides, Logan Bennett, Kellie Beuchaw, Cheyenna Bigpond, Cutter Boone, Yvette Bright, Iridian Cervantes, Brooklyn Chaney, William Christiansen, Michael Churning, Ross Cooper, Payton Cranor, Kaylin Cuesta, Ramsey Davis, Loren Dillman, Jacob Dillow, Reagan Dillow, Rebecca Dinkel, Madison Dispensa, Ril...
Oil prices surge in volatile week
HOUSTON (AP) — Oil prices surged 11 percent in Election Day trading as the dollar fell against major currencies. Crude prices moved in tandem with global markets, which jumped from Asia to Europe. The Dow Jones industrial average soared 300 points despite a new Commerce Department report that said factory orders fell 2.5 percent in September from August, much worse than the 0.7 percent drop analysts had predicted. Still, gasoline prices co...
25 years ago (1983) A new business, International Tours, opened today at 1420 S. Santa Fe. The business is owned by an Iola couple, but will be operated by Chanute residents Sandy Gilbertson and Kathy Eisenbart. 50 years ago (1958) The new Wilson County Lake near Buffalo was opened to fishermen the first thing this morning. 75 years ago (1933) Pedestrian lanes have been marked on the streets near Lincoln and Royster schools. Boy Scouts ...
Students participate in National Disability Mentoring Day
Tuesday, Oct. 28 Tri-Valley Developmental Services hosted Disability Mentoring Day, inviting high school students from the surrounding area to participate. Twenty five students from Iola and 19 from Chanute took part. Disability Mentoring Day is designed to promote career development for students and job seekers with disabilities through hands-on career exploration, job shadowing and mentee/mentor relationships.
This program started as Nation...
Two tax seminars planned on Nov. 12 Two tax seminars will be held in Chanute on Wednesday, Nov. 12 at the Memorial Building, Alliance Room, 101 S. Lincoln. A “Sales and Withholding Tax Seminar” will begin with sign-in at 12:45 p.m., and the program beginning at 1 p.m. and concluding at 4 p.m. This session will ease the time the small business person spends filing tax reports, and will cover two key areas: Kansas withholding tax and sales ...
Frances Ruth McKinley 1923-2008
Frances Ruth McKinley, Pauls Valley, Okla., passed from this life on November 3, 2008 in Pauls Valley, Okla., at the age of 85 years.
She was born to Leslie E. and Mattie Fuhrman Bacon on Sept. 2, 1923, in Moran where she grew up on a farm and graduated from high school.
On Jan. 17, 1942, Ruth married Clifford Burtnett in Iola. He preceded her in death. On Nov. 24, 1990, Ruth married Vernon McKinley in Ponca City, Okla. He survives.
Bill Schornick 1916-2008
, 91, Yates Center, died Friday, October 31, 2008, at Coffey County Hospital in Burlington.
He was born Nov. 25, 1916, in Yates Center to Frank and Mary Plouzek Schornick.
He married Wilda Johnson on Sept. 22, 1946, in Yates Center. She survives.
He was a farmer and rancher.
Other survivors include a son, Lynn Schornick, Zion, Ill.; a daughter and son-in-law, Roxanne and Joe Gregg, Yates Center; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren....