Ross Scott 1920-2008
Thomas Ross Scott, 88, Fredonia, died Wednesday, December 3, 2008, at Fredonia regional Hospital.
He was born Feb. 10, 1920, in Fall River to Thomas Jefferson and Mary Pearl Ivey Scott.
He retired from the street department of the City of Fredonia.
On Feb. 27, 1939, in Fredonia he married Ruth Lyon. She survives.
He was a member of the Fire Baptized Holiness Church in Fredonia.
Other survivors include a son, Jimmy Ross Scott, Cherryvale; four...
25 years ago (1983) Chanute’s Santa Fe depot is now officially on the market. The asking price is reportedly in the $150,000 range. 50 years ago (1958) Thieves got $167 in cash and merchandise in a break-in at the A.R. Brant service station at the south edge of Earlton. 75 years ago (1933) The district conference of the Girl Reserves is to be held in Chanute, and nearly 300 girls are expected to attend. (Editor’s note: The organization...
Applications taken anytime for free or reduced price meals
It is not too late to apply for free or reduced price meals through the child nutrition and wellness program at Chanute Public Schools.
“You can apply anytime,” said Food Service Director Elizabeth Jesse. “You especially want to reapply if you’ve had an addition to the family or if you’ve had a major change in income.”
According to program guidelines, applications are accepted any time during the school year. Should household size go up, inco...
Lewis McDonald Harp 1923-2008
Lewis McDonald Harp, 84, Independence, died Tuesday, December 2, 2008, at Mercy Hospital, Independence.
He was born Dec. 26, 1923, in Cedar Vale to Ambrose C. and Lula B Jerome Harp.
He married Frances J. Patterson on June 2, 1951. She survives.
He served in the Army Medical Corps during the Korean Conflict. He was most recently employed as a metal fabricator for Dixon Manufacturing.
He was a member of Grace Memorial United Methodist Church.
Cheryl Lynn McKee 1967-2008
Cheryl Lynn McKee, 41, Fredonia, died Sunday, November 30, 2008, at her home.
She was born Aug.2 1, 1967, in Parsons to Frank and Sandra Stillwell Howard.
She was a homemaker.
She married Joel McKee on April 22, 1985 in Fredonia. They later divorced.
Survivors include three children, Kendall McKee, Cassandra Lawler and Dillion McKee, all of Fredonia; her parents; and two sisters, Lisa Letterman, Fredonia, and Deanna Spencer, Anchorage, Alaska...
Game show tackles bullying
Special to the Tribune
Royster Middle School has responded to statewide concerns over bullying in schools by kicking off a school wide campaign for “Unity.”
At an assembly this fall, the game show “Royster Family Feud” made its debut featuring a team of students as the Royster unity family against a team of “teachers” representing various factions typically found in schools, such as the nerds, jocks, skaters, and drama queens.
25 years ago (1983) The Korn Krib, 21 W. Main, owned by the mother-daughter team of Imajuell Bringle and Barbara Workman, offers popcorn in a variety of flavors. 50 years ago (1958) Today’s Tribune has photos and a story about Mrs. Seth Nation of Erie, and the oil paintings she creates. Mrs. Nation moved to Erie in 1955, following the death of her husband. She lives with her mother, Mrs. Rosa Morrison. 75 years ago (1933) William H. Th...
Owen A. Duling 1927-2008
Owen A. Duling, 80, rural Walnut, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2008 in the emergency room at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute. His death was unexpected.
He was born on Dec. 6, 1927 at Greenbush, to William Joseph and Anna O’Rourke Duling. He grew up on the family farm near Walnut and attended country schools.
He worked as a farmer and stockman on his farm near Walnut for 54 years. He also worked as a cowboy at the Parsons Lives...
Billie MacPherson Carleton 1925-2008
Billie “Miss Billie” MacPherson Carleton, 83, formerly of Southeast Kansas, died Thursday, November 20, 2008, at her Lake Crystal, Minn., home.
She was born Aug. 8, 1925, in Wilson County to Silas Oliver and Jennie Garner MacPherson. She graduated from Fredonia High School in 1942 and Pittsburg State University with a teaching degree. She was a freelance journalist.
She married Robert Carleton in Fredonia in 1946. In 1979 she married Willis J...
John Schlageck Kansas Farm Bureau The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to regulate greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act could wind up being essentially a new tax on agricultural operations in Kansas and across this country. What’s the story? The EPA wants to regulate automobile emissions, but they first have to make a finding that greenhouse gases endanger public health and safety and should be classified as a “pollutant.” ...
Cutoff date announced for Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program
SALINA -- The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced Jan. 9, 2009 as the cutoff date for producers to submit Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) applications to be considered for Fiscal Year (FY) 2009 funding. “We want producers to have their applications ready,” said Eric B. Banks, State Conservationist for Kansas, “when the requested funding for WHIP is received from the national NRCS office.” The WHIP is a volun...
Chester R. Palmer 1919-2008
Chester R. Palmer, 89, Tulsa, Okla., died Monday, December 1, 2008, in Tulsa.
He was born May 10, 1919, in Iola to David and Martha Ketchum Palmer and graduated from Chanute High School.
He received his degree as a health inspector from Vanderbilt College in Nashville, Tenn., and moved to the Tulsa area in the early 1950s. He lived in Turley much of his life.
He retired from his job as a building engineer for the Tulsa World, then worked seve...
25 years ago (1983) Rick Sharp and Bob Bush have been named as partners in the accounting firm of Williams and German. The business is located at 332 W. Main. 50 years ago (1958) Fourth graders at Lincoln School are pictured in the Tribune with the model aerospace rocket built by the class. Shown in the photo are Linda Kay Willis, Joe Doyle, Stephen Waller, Brock Treloggen and Glen Wicker. 75 years ago (1933) Men working at government-c...
25 years ago (1983) Two Murray Hill students are pictured in today’s Tribune as they act as traffic safety guards. The two young volunteers are Mark Barnhart and Steven Phillips. 50 years ago (1958) Mrs. Martha Stewart, 111 N. Garfield, was honored on her birthday with a dinner party attended by family members. Martha Smith was born Nov. 29, 1869, in Youngstown, Ohio, and came to Kansas with her parents as a small child. 75 years ago (1...
Robert G. Adelgren 1936-2008
Robert G. Adelgren, 72, retired Boeing aircraft employee, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008.
He was the son of Henry and Wilma Adelgren, both deceased.
Survivors include wife, Wanda Adelgren; sons Brian Adelgren, Daron Adelgren; brothers George Adelgren, Goodland, Ralph Adelgren, Fremont, Neb.; four grandchildren.
Visitation is 6 to 8 this evening at Resthaven Mortuary, 11800 W. Hwy 54, Wichita, KS 67209.
Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at M...
‘Dine with the Doc’ topic: Pacemakers and heart rhythms NEODESHA — Wilson Medical Center presents “Dine with the Doc” Wednesday, Dec. 3 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in WMC’s education room. “The Pump, the Fuel Lines, and the Electrical Systems: Keeping your Motor Running in Top-notch Condition” is the topic of Dr. Roger W. Evans presentation for the evening. Evans is board-certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine and foun...
Ethel Emaline Watson 1912-2008
Ethel Emaline Watson, 96, Neodesha, died Thursday, November 27, 2008, at her daughter’s home.
She was born April 8, 1912, in Lakin to Charles H. and Hattie L. Rowe Redington. She graduated from Neodesha High School in 1930.
She married Kenneth H. Watson on Aug. 4, 1931, in Howard. He died in 1995.
She was employed as a nursing assistant with Wilson County Hospital until her retirement in 1975.
Survivors include six daughters, Charlene Schneid...
Tanna Suzanne Clevenger and Kyle Michael Sprague were married during a double-ring ceremony at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008, at Rock Cottages Wedding Chapel in Eureka Springs, Ark.
The bride is the daughter of Randy and Sue Jobe, Erie, and Joe Clevenger, rural Erie. The groom’s parents are Ted and Janie Sprague, rural Parsons.
Others attending the ceremony were Lacy Clevenger, sister of the bride, Erie; Vince and Lauren Hill, Parsons; Cory ...
Mary Ann Wood Hinkle 1947-2008
Mary Ann Wood Hinkle, 61, Chanute, died Tuesday, November 25, 2008, at her home.
She was born Oct. 2, 1947, in Chanute to Kenneth and Cecilia Rensing Wood. She attended St. Patrick’s School through ninth grade, and graduated from Chanute Senior High School in 1965.
She married Dale Hinkle on Aug. 28, 1992, in Miami, Okla. He survives.
She worked at Kustom Signals for 28 years before her retirement.
Other survivors include a son, Steven T. B...
25 years ago (1983) A Civil Defense team is in town searching for buildings that could serve as underground shelters, in case of a nuclear attack. A similar study was done about 20 years ago, but experts say it needs to be updated. This time, however, the designated shelters will not be stocked with food and water, as they were 20 years ago. 50 years ago (1958) The December Calendar Girl is Sandra Midcap, 16, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jame...