BURDETT - Joel Raymond Ryan was born prematurely on Jan. 22, 2016. He was the son of Jason L. and Jenae L. Skelton Ryan. He died Jan. 24, 2016, at 2 days old at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. He was a tiny little guy who made a huge impact on the lives of those he touched.
GRANVILLE, Iowa - Donna R. Horkey, 63, passed away Jan. 19, 2016, at Orange City Area Health System in Orange City, Iowa. Born Aug. 5, 1952, at LeMars, Iowa, she was the daughter of Clark and Rita (Schladweiler) Cook. She was raised in Pipestone, Minn., and later moved with her family to Great Bend and Cherokee, Iowa. In 1971, she graduated from Gehlen Catholic High School in LeMars, Iowa. She graduated from Iowa Community College in Sheldon, Iowa in 1973. She was employed at the Family Eye Care Center in Sheldon, Iowa and Baum Harmon Mercy Hospital in Primghar for the ...
The weight room at Barton Community College's Kirkman building has been refurbished and major equipment upgrades are taking place, thanks to the generosity of the Kip and Kelly Spray family. On Tuesday, the BCC Board of Trustees officially renamed that portion of the building the Kip and Kelly Spray Family Strength Training Center.
Randy Miller, director of the City of Hoisington's electricity distribution department, was honored at the City Council meeting Monday night for his 32 years of service to the city. Mayor Clayton Williamson formally thanked him, and presented him with a plaque. Miller will retire at the end of the week, and it was announced the public is invited to a reception in his honor Friday afternoon at the council chamber from 2 to 4 p.m.
The Barton County Conservation District met for its annual meeting and banquet Saturday night at Barton Community College. Members voted for president of the district, and two recipients of the 2015 Bankers Conservation Awards were recognized. Elementary students from Central Kansas Christian Academy participated in an annual poster contest and top artists in the fourth, fifth, and sixth grade categories received plaques and recognition during the evening also.
We are in Australia to do some speaking — some of it to business and professional groups and some to church groups. As is always the case when traveling, we miss home and miss some of the things that we think make America the best place to live.
January 26, 2016|
Linda and Richard Eyre