ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles made his training camp debut Tuesday, though trainer Rick Burkholder downplayed his arrival by calling it simply "part of the process."
August 16, 2016|
Special to the Tribune
ROSEVILLE, Calif. - Wilma Lucille "Lu" Benzel, 79, died Jan. 3, 2016. Born Aug. 2, 1936, in Florence, she was the daughter of Howard and Hazel Smith. She graduated from Augusta High School in 1954, and from Denver Colorado Women's College in 1956. She was married to Lawrence Benzel. She lived in Wheatland, Calif., for 43 years and worked as a secretary for Marysville High School for 18 years. In 1988, she became office manager for Brown's Valley Realty and later moved to Logue Realty until she retired.
HUTCHINSON - Leonard E. Robinson, 79, died Aug. 14, 2016, at Hospice House, Hutchinson. Born April 3, 1937, in Great Bend, he was the son of Winfred E. and Beulah (Booker) Robinson. Leonard was a member of the Bakery Confectioner's Union. He worked for Betts Bakery, later known as Rainbow Bakery, for 27 years and Hutchinson Community College for two years.
DRUMWRIGHT, Okla. - David L. Hudson, 66, died on August 11, 2016, at his residence. Born on May 2, 1950, in Strong City, he was the son of the late Charles Otto Hudson and Evelyn Mabell (Green) Hudson. He was raised and educated in Pineville, La. After graduating high school, he joined the United States Marine Corps in 1971 and served his country during the Vietnam War. He was honorably discharged in 1979 and moved to Oklahoma City, Okla., where he worked for the Coca Cola company for several years. He later moved to Kansas and worked 15 years at Mary ...
ELLINWOOD - Naomi Ruth (Monday) Hill, 91, passed away Aug. 14, 2016 at Ellinwood District Hospital. Born on March 4, 1925 in Allendale, Mo., she was the daughter of Lester and Gladys (Hendrickson) Monday. She graduated from Lamoni High School in Lamoni, Iowa.
NEWTON - Robert E. Dawson Sr., 89, of Newton, died Aug. 15, 2016, at Newton Medical Center. Robert was born March 14, 1927, in Hoisington, to Olive M. (Knox) and John Grant Dawson. He was the youngest of nine children. Dawson graduated from Hoisington High School. On Sept. 5, 1948, he married Joanna Irene Keeling in Salina. To this marriage was born two sons.
LYONS - A 2002 Ford Explorer carrying six men from Great Bend overturned Tuesday on U.S. 56, half a mile east of Lyons, the Kansas Highway Patrol reports. The accident occurred at 2:55 p.m. as the westbound vehicle driven by Merced Olivas-Portillo, 59, dropped off the edge of the roadway onto the shoulder. The driver over-corrected and the Explorer slid sideways onto a paved driveway, overturned one time and came to rest on its top facing south.
The Wetlands Waterpark in Great Bend is closed for the summer, but it will be open Saturday morning for the Pooch Plunge. This annual event is a time for dogs and their humans to enjoy in the pool, located at 2303 Main. It will run from 8 a.m. to noon and the cost is $5 per dog.