Kingman High School
Year 2005 in review
the pages of the Kingman Leader-Courier
2002 through 2009 Year in Review Features
purchases new sewer truck from Sellers Equipment of Wichita.
Deputy Pat Taylor shows new protective clothing to the Lions
Club. Obituaries were for Neva I. Williams, Lyle C. Beshore
and Patricia A. Krehbiel.
The worst ice storm
in years hits the area. Many are without electricity for
several days, Joe Dirks is honored with a retirement party
from County Commissioners. Deaths listed were Bernice M.
Wilson and Eugenia Glee Montover.
The city is still
cleaning up after the ice storm. City lineman, Tim Goldston
is electrocuted when he comes in contacted with a 12,700-volt
line. He is in Wichita hospital. Former Kingman resident,
Fran Northum, dies in North Carolina.
Power outages are
still occurring as a result of the ice storm. Sean Wing,
son of Les and Teresa Wing, will be honored as an Eagle
Scout. Bruce Lee Flichtner was the only death listed.
Escapee from Kingman
County jail is recaptured several hours later in Reno County.
Kirk Hamblin and Carlie Conner are named King and Queen
of basketball homecoming. Rev. and Mrs. Marion L.
Bishop celebrate 50th anniversary. L.C. Base celebrates
his 90th birthday. Obituaries were for Gladys C. Johnson;
Jack Clements and Polly E. Oswalt.
Library is developing an endowment fund. The South Central
Community Foundation will give $1000 toward the fund if
the library raises $9,000. Warren and Maxine Kirkpatrick
will celebrate their golden anniversary with family members.
Deaths listed were Robert L. Hart and Caroline
Staff of Citizens
Bank of Kansas clean up ice storm debris at Main Place girls'
home. Gail and Barbara Ott are wed 50 years. Kingman Community
Hospital is among seven in the region awarded for health
care safety. Kingman High School FFA members attend Denver
NTL Western Livestock Show.
of Pretty Prairie receives Eagle Scout award. Lions members,
Robert McQuin and Robert Wunsch receive certificates of
appreciation for over 40 years service to Lions Club. St.
Pats CYO members take part in community service project,
Rake-n-run. Anna May Fuqua and Marjorie Denison were the
City crews and
KDOT continue with clean up from the ice storm. Kha Eagles
beat Wellington 61 -51. KMS boys split games with Colwich.
Louis and Shirley
Zirkle receive Kansas Bankers Soil Conservation Award. Mike
and Rita Strohl win Windbreak Award. Teresa and Dan Beat,
Wild Habitat Award, and Lynden and Mary Messenger, Grassland
Management Award. Sean Wing is honored as Eagle Scout. KHS
girls win over Clearwater, 53-26. Obituaries
were for Dorothy Bolinger and Gary L. Stucky.
Pat Taylor gives talk on law enforcement protective clothing.
Workers are repairing north wall of Bodies Elite after part
of the wall blocked part of Kanza bank drive-thru. Mary
Henning is honored for 90th birthday. Deaths listed
were Ellis Mitchell, Edwin Wegerer, Dale A.
Morisse and William 'F. Prosser.
Kayla Girard signs
to play volleyball at Allen County Community College in
Iola. A compressor station along highway 42 bums near Spivey.
Leona McComb celebrates 87th birthday with daughter Jessica
Henning, granddaughters and two great-granddaughters. Pratt
is defeated 59-57 in overtime. Obituaries were for Mabel
K. Duffin, Walter JJ Graber, Calvin K. Dobbin, Herman J.
Rohling, Sylvester G. Adelhardt and Herman L. Stucky.
The retrial of
William D. Albright is scheduled for Feb. 22. Road &
Bridge Department is constructing a building on East A to
be used/for County records. Paul and Doris Simons are wed
50 years. Blanche Grossman will celebrate 96th birthday.
Deaths, listed were Betty June Bryan, Jack David Gott, Bessie
L. Thompaon and Everette E.Potter.
retires as Kingman postmaster, but will take over as postmaster
in Cunningham. Former Kingman basketball coach,
Tim Swartzendruber, is finalist for coach
of the year. James N. Day and Joleen Schrag were the deaths
are arrested for using the city swimming pool as a skateboard
park. Kingman girls win 2nd overtime game in a row. Kingman
FFA celebrates 76th anniversary. Joleen M. Metsker
was the only death listed.
have been installed on. Mill Race Bridge. St. Patrick dinner
will take place in spite of the Dec. fire. Norwich girls
win regional opener against Central Christian
resigns from police department. Kailyn
Mertens wins county spelling bee. JV boys win over
Andale and varsity wins also.
Ben Coon and Brittany Baker, have
principal rolls in Pratt Music Theatre production
of "Brigadoon.". William D.
Albright is found guilty after retrial for a
murder in 1999. Kingman boys win in sub-state play.
Norwich and Cunningham girls also play in sub-state.
Obituaries: Mamie L. Fomwalt, Jessie Wayland
and Shaylynn E.Widener.
candidates speak at Senior Center. Kingman Eagles
are out of state play as they are upset by Belle Plain.
Obituaries: Milboume E. Hudson, Donna Huntsman,
Lucille C. Keimig and Michael Dean Shelling.
are bare at the Food Bank. Donations are badly needed. Beverly
Stucky receives award from H & R Block for 25 years
of service. Obits were Marjorie E. Gardner,
Ruth Vera Lyttle, and William C. Pearce and Frances L. Shawn.
is on road to recovery after being electrocuted after the
January ice storm. Dave and Jane Benbenek serve as foster
home for Humane Society dogs. They also have five dogs of
their own. Humane Society volunteer. Gene
Risley, celebrates 86th birthday.
Kingman Band instructor resigns. Cunningham students
jump rope for heart disease. Bud and Anna Messick will celebrate
50th anniversary. Obits: Ray Lord, Vivian M. McGuire, and
Barbara M, Newberry and. Lee W. Nicholas.
Marie Bush receives K-State Foundation scholarship.
Megan Ziegler accepts a Hays University Silver Academic
Award in allied health and Kristen Theis accepts award of
Excellence in biology. Obituaries were for Ailene M. Phelps
and Elizabeth Jane Theis.
Kingman FFA rodeo was held Mar. 19 and 20.
Reva Jo Weniger was the only death listed.
will celebrate 80th birthday and 52 years as an attorney,
47 of those years here in Kingman. The only death listed
was JamesD. Carlile.
Equity exchange is building new grain elevator. The City
has taken delivery of new vac-con sewer truck. MMFR Paul
C: Thimesch graduates from Navy boot camp; Obituaries; Donald
E. Berthold, Cthel L. Garrison and Leo A. Detmer.
Phyllis Macy-.Mills has book signing to promote her book
"Murphy Moose and Garret Goose." Stan Hacker.
Pat Conner and Myrna Carson win city commission seats. Abe's
softball team wins season opener at Winfield. KHS basketball
coaches and players honor teammates, Larry Miller,
Chet Bartley, Casey Bales, Chris Ziegler and Colt
Dodge. Obits were for Glenace F.Stuart and Pearl Louise
Dye and Donna Hardesty display the Victorian dollhouse they
spent months constructing and decorating. Deaths were
Hilda E. Taber and Vemon "Roy" Huffman.
Beatty is named Business Manager of the year by the
Kansas Rural Water Association. Former resident, M.
Sgt Peggy Becker, is selected as the 19"'
Air Refueling Wing's Senior Non-commissioned
Officer of the year. Obituaries: D. Keith Maple, Vivian
DeWeese and Vivian M. Bayer.
Lions Mobile Screening
bus is in town for Women's Fair. Liz Madden is named Kingman
Mayor. KHS Boys tennis team is named 2nd at Sterling. Kris
Lacio is first in discus at Andale meet. Obituaries: Gary
B. Reid, Harry Goering, and Dorothy De LaRosa.
of Kansas holds silent auction to benefit Relay for Life.
Kenneth and Leita Ewing celebrate 65 years of marriage.
Abe's softball team wins at Colwich. Several deaths were
listed: Author J. Orth Jr., Elizabeth D. Kuehn, Wallace
V. Ford, Leo E. Ashcraft Jr., and Helen L. Peetoon.
retires as Street Dept. foreman after 38 years
with the city. Cunningham students collect over
$3,000 for the American Heart Association by jumping rope
for the heart. Ted R. Voran and Nellie E. Rose were the
of Columbus present St. Patrick School
with a check for $1,000. Five generations of the Clyde Stark
family gather to show off their youngest member
student Dustin Holley is named Master-builder at Southwestern
College in Winfield. Ribbon cutting for Folk's Home Center
and the new owners, Janice Neville and Tina Watts. Tyler
Swartzendruber signs to play for Hesston College. The only
death was Joe K. Carter.
Gary Chisam was
named Teacher of the Year by Sam's Club. Safe Harbor Recovery
had ribbon cutting. The KHS red Eagle that guards entrance
to the school has been stolen. Gerald and Lorraine Leis
are married 56 years. Nancy Milford is
new sales person at Kingman Real Estate. Obits were Janice
A. Bunn, Sylvester B. Dick, Genevieve J. Miller, Gordon
L. King, Therese Detmer, Adeline C. Sinnett
and Lucille M. Drumright.
compete in national contest. Tim Holt is appointed to the
Kansas Real Estate Commission by Gov. Sebelius. Bethany
Thimesch signs to cheer for Hutchinson Community College.
Deaths listed were Howard Kent and Leonard A. Panek.
is chosen as a Governor's Scholar. CTC bankruptcy should
not alter agreement with the city. KMS 8th graders win league
crown. Norwich forensics students place
3rd at State Meet. Obits were for Skyler L. Wedel, Arlene
Clark, and Beatrice I. Young and Elizabeth A. Culp.
Voran is KHS Valedictorian and Josh Oller is Salutatorian.
Letha Jones will celebrate her 90th birthday. Michael Gillen
and Larry Vierthaler received length of service
awards from National Weather Service. Karl R. Runk was the
Cattle are injured
in truck turnover south of Kingman. Clark Boyer is named
to board of Kansas Agriculture and Rural leadership
Program (KARL). A bomb threat at KES/KMS proves
to be false. Henry 'Bud' and Luella Mayer are wed 50 years.
Bertha Giefer celebrates 88th birthday. Obits were for Iris
June Foulk and Loretta C. Swingle.
K & 0 Railroad
celebrate upgrade by driving golden spike at Sawyer. Krystal
Gantz sets record in 75m hurdles for KMS girls. Deaths listed
were S.J. Christian, Joseph E. Powers and Dr. Frank F. Allbritteh,
gets a new pumper truck. Bernadine Wemer is Zenda church
organist for 56 years. KHS golfers defeat Pratt in battle
for Ninnescah cup. Obits Bill Cray, Selma Schrag and Rosamond
is honorary chairman for Relay for Life, Former Kingman
resident, Nathan Campbell, was a
performing artist on the 2005 Grammy Awards Winning CD "The
Complete Chamber Music of Carlos Chavez." Campbell
graduated from KHS in 1977. Orie Craig Stauffer, Willis
Hall, and Earl M. Fine were the deaths listed.
One person dies
in a two-vehicle crash west of Kingman on Highway 54. Roger
Easley received Technology Education Outstanding Teacher
Award by the U.S. Air Force. Three tracksters
from KHS, Bethany Molitor, Andi Miller, and Kris Lacio compete
in State meet. Kingman Rotary Club and Kingman Library start
a reading program for shut-ins. The only death listed was
Howard L. Craig.
Cheryl Beatty, takes manager job at Eudora. Teen author
Katie Heuermann promotes her book "Shadows of Seven"
at the Kingman library. KHS alumni hold their 3rd annual
reunion. Ida P. Robey was the only obit.
Kirn Cerny is
the new Agricultural Extension Agent, replacing Andrea Bums.
Wheat harvest is underway with wheat looking good. Abe's
softball team wins Derby tourney. Obits are Clinton E. Ficken.
Norma K. Souders and Walter L. Smith.
The City will
probably hire an interim manager while searching for new
city manager. Rains temporarily halt harvest. KHS Class
of '55 celebrates 50- year reunion. Doris Howell is the
new local correspondent for the paper. Donita J, Henning
and Rev. Kevin C. Thissen were the deaths listed.
native, Homer Baker, makes donations to the Kingman County
Historical Museum. Alice Geisert will perform with the Hutchinson
Symphony in Wichita Grand Opera's performance "Opera
on the Lake". A Waste Connections truck becomes
stuck behind Heritage West. Finley E. Hysom and Letha Mitchell
were the deaths listed.
A wheat truck
driven by Larry Ruckle overturns on SW 30th St. Wheat harvest
is off and on again due to rain. The American Quarter
Horse Novice Show will be held in Kingman, in August. The
only obit was for Helen Lucille Lawson.
The Kingman McDonalds
now has a new owner. Mark Wright of Wichita.
The Chamber Office will pick a Yard of the Week.
Mike and Bonnie Eidem's yard is the first to be recognized.
Several Methodist youth do mission work in Minnesota.
J.K. Robinson was the death listed.
Elementary gym gets new roof. Joe Palacioz is the interim
city manager while commissioners search for a new one. Obits
were for Betty L. Spenser and June M. Wiechman.
Bob McQuin enjoys the opportunity to fly in a North American
AT-6 at the Augusta airport. The KHS Eagle statue is discovered
by Joe White and has been returned to its pedestal from
which was taken several weeks ago. Yard of the Week goes
to Steve and Barbara Witty. Obits were for Elmer Flickinger,
Victor W. Renner, and Golda V. Mawhirter.
Larry Solomon welcomes a new district court
clerk, Connie McClellan who replaces Mary Jones who resigned
to return to New York state. A Pretty Prairie man is indicted
for alleged theft from a cemetery fund. Area deaths were
Ella Graber and Allen Rose.
escapes the brunt of a thunderstorm with straight-line winds
that took roofs off barns. The annual Rotary Club Firequacker
750 duck race is won by Mattie Giefer, Mike Strothman took
2nd and Melinda Cook, 3rd. Obits Gerald J. Leis, Nancy R.
Hodges ad Darrell M. Dowell.
Kingman Lions Club
honors Cheryl Beatty who is moving to Eudora. Brad W. Yates
is appointed Postmaster of Kingman effective May 28. Kris
Lacio attends the Kansas Hugh O'Brien Leadership Seminar
with 120 high school students from all over Kansas. One
area death was C.E.'Ede' Ebel.
Katie and Abby
Wells donate their long, thick hair to Locks of Love. Yard
of the Week goes to Bill and Connie Beste. Kingman Relay
for Life raises $22,000 for the American Cancer Society.
Obits were for Norma Jean Leader, Richard J. Seiler and
Rudolph "Rudy" Goertz.
County has currently 27 kids enrolled in the County Fair
Dog Program, which benefits both the child and the animal.
4-H Jr. leaders host exchange students from Minnesota. Nelda
J. Becker was the only death listed.
Yard of the
Week goes to Curt and Sharon Watkins. Past president of
Rotary Club, Gayle Hamblin, is named a Paul Harris Fellow
by District Governor Cutis Dick. There were
several area deaths: Shirley J. Harbert-Johnston, Geneva
Louise Dies. Christi Ellen Elder, Maurice Peter Schrag
and F.R. 'Cot' Wilson.
it into triple digits this week reaching temperatures of
109. Several fundraisers are planned for cancer victim.
Nancy Jackson. Deaths listed were Marie
McClure, Louise J. Voss and Robert L Fox.
earns a Masters in Nursing and her certification that enables
her to place ARNP (Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner)
at the end of her name. She is currently working in Dr.
Steven Grillot's office. Donald W. Schnittker and Vera J.
Newman were the deaths listed.
Kathy and Gilbert
Kaiser have incorporated many family memories into their
beautiful backyard garden. Troy and Valerie Bledsoe, owners
of Heartland Herb Shop, are winners of a 10 day cruise of
the Baltic Sea aboard the MS Westerdam. The couple were
among top achievers named by Nature's Sunshine Company.
The only death listed was Frank N. Bohrer, Sr.
Monty Applebee joins
the staff of Citizens Bank of Kansas, N.A. as a mortgage
loan specialist. Mike and Susan Hubbell earn this week's
Yard of the. Week. Editor Bob McQuin and Scott Kuhns fire
up Kuhns' 1915 Ford runabout for a spin after taking photos
of two other antique cars at the Kuhns' residence. Helen
M. Renner and Jospeh J. Tatro were the deaths listed.
A ribbon cutting
is held at Jeri's Kitchen, celebrating the opening of the
new downtown cafe/donut shop. The Kingman Eagles will hold
their annual football scrimmage Aug. 25. The deaths were
Patricia Ann Schwartz and John F. Tatro.
Yard of the Week
goes to Dan and Linda Hacker. Kingman Community Hospital
receives a pediatric resuscitation system. The system reflects
the most current emergency cardiovascular care guidelines
for the American Heart Association. Area deaths were Letha
E. Jones and Fern Price.
The Hacker brothers,
Dan and Stan, are having a storage building erected on West
Kansas Ave. Knights of Columbus receive Kansas State Convention.
Several obituaries include Pauline R. Thompson, Harold J.
Wolke, James Richard Cox, Elaine Duncan, Martin R.
Miller and John W. Ryan.
Don Mason, superintendent
of USD 331 is beginning his fourth year as superintendent.
He began his teaching career in Kingman right out of college
and taught at KHS for 30 years. Joe and Marilyn Meng have
the yard of the week. One death was Denny Ray Slater.
Aaron Rohrer is
the new children's librarian at Kingman Carnegie Library.
Seth Koehler, 9, son of Tim and Janelle Koehler, grew a
tomato weighing l 1/4 Lbs. White's Foodliner purchases the
Food 4 Less store in Kingman. Obituaries: Lawrence R. Buchanan,
Bernard C. Zogleman, Paul J. Stuhlsatz and Mary L. Oyler.
Care Center welcomes Sherry Rinke as the new administrator.
The yard of Pat and Carole Maloney is Yard of the Week.
Kingman Lady Eagles win the Nickerson golf invitational.
Wilfred J. Hageman is the death listed.
The Kingman Council
on Aging hosts a public meeting with Representative Dennis
McKinney present to let the legislature aware of the need
for additional funding for programs that effect the elderly.
The Norwich High School class of 1954 get together for a
luncheon reunion. Members of boy scout troop 740 camp out
at 9000 ft. and travel 30 miles in the area.
Jerome and Nancy
Hageman's yard is the Yard of the Week. Mark Rogers, recreation
director for USD 331 for the past 14 plus years has resigned
to move to Chickasha, Okla. to take over their recreation
department. Deaths listed were Mary C. Hageman, Robert L.
Herring and Frank 'Coke' Harlow.
KHS lady golfers place
4th at Maize. County Commissioner Garry Smith has indicated
his intention to resign. Pearl Millard will celebrate 90th
birthday. Helen Brewer and Patricia L. Hageman were deaths
Garry Smith changes his mind about resigning. An open house
will honor Inez Hilger on her 94th birthday. Obits: George
S. Crumley, F. Norma Poull and Rev. J.D. Tatum.
Stan and Ellen
Hacker take supplies to Mt. Olive, Mississippi for hurricane
victims. A two vehicle accident on U.S. 54 blocks traffic
for a time. KHS Eagles win over Clearwater 22-0. The eighth
grade team defeats Medicine Lodge in overtime. Obits: Russell
M. Ely and Daniel A. Kerschen.
Driver is found
dead at scene after striking a parked Cadillac east of Cunningham.
Gloyd and Lyna Dixon celebrate 60th anniversary. Kingman
8th graders lose to Hays in double overtime. Obituaries:
Dr. W. D. Carrick, David M. Chandler, Rev. John N. Daly
Jr., Marie M. Dirks, LaNora Charlene Hunt and Elsie M. Schartz.
The Harlem Rockets
comedy basketball team will play in Kingman. Law enforcement
officers look for a hit and run vehicle that struck a parked
dump truck. Dwayne and Karen Elloitt and Dennis and Judy
Barker will celebrate 50th anniversary. Eagles edge out
Circle Thunderbirds. The death listed was Goldie K. Hensiek.
Ranch is now producing organic whole wheat bread from the
Little Red Hen Bakery. The cast for the KHS play "Our
Miss Brooks" has been chosen. The production will be
in Nov. Abe's softball team qualifies for State tournaments
Oct. 8-9. Obituaries, Edna Mae Laverentz, James A. Reid,
Betty J. Scammerhorn, Dorothy J. Wulf.
man is held on. rape charges in Kingman County. The Kingman
library sponsors a teen reading program. Obits Were for
Viola G. Graber, Col. Wilbur E. Showwaiter and Jess L. Sinnett,
Lois Kaufman, retires after 21 years of service. Noah's
Ark pre-schoolers pay a visit to EMS. The KHS lady golfers
win at Medicine Lodge. Obituaries were for John H. Hageman,
Joann Ray and Ruth L. Weir.
Queenie, a Chesapeake Bay retriever,
belonging to Betty Jean Patterson, comes to the aid of Carol
Gunn whose. thumb was shut in the van door. Zenda pre-schoolers
entertain at Zenda Senior Center. Great grandchildren help
Lola Graber celebrate her 88th birthday. Randi Massey and
Becky Tetrick do well in high school rodeo around the state.
Obituaries: LaVera M. Bevan, Margaret M. Kimminau, Sister
Michael Ann McKenna and Loren K. Morris.
king and queen are Ben Coon and Hannah Blackburn. Six
local national guard members will soon leave for duty in
Iraq. Elsie Raup of Norwich reaches her 95th birthday. Oscar
and Alice Jacobs will celebrate golden anniversary. KHS
tennis girls are league champs. Obituaries for Edward A.
Brown, Wilbur Pro, John R. Tiemeyer and Robert E. Taylor.
USD 331 Board approves baseball
and softball for 2007. A driver blacks out and overturns
his pickup on north Main. A family dog alerts her and leads
her to the boy at Highway 54. Two golfers, Martha Meisenheimer
and Becky Tetrick head for State. Three tennis players,
Crystal Funke, Allie Osner and Kayla Vecchiarelli will also
head to State. Obits were for E.R. Converse, Mildred Arnold,
Duane Cheatum and Betty L. Kaufman.
Fr. James Weldon is new priest
at St Patrick Church and Kelly Bielefeld is school principal.
Tivona Webster graduates from Great Lakes Naval Base. Kindergarteners
learn about fire prevetion. C. Wayne Sellon was the only
Bailey's Trailer Conversion,
expands to second Kingman location. Amy Hildebrand rescues
four abandoned kittens and is searching for homes for them.
Dorothy Fieser is honored for 85 year membership in the
Norwich United Methodist Church. Margaret Horseman and Casey
McPheeters were the deaths listed.
Darryl Gruenke is the new
recreation director, replacing Mark Rogers. Children's author,
Phyllis Macy-Mills visits Cunningham and
Zenda schools. Obituaries: Harold A. Buck,
Freida Mae Parks and Dale L. Stufflebeam.
Model A Club brings several
vintage Fords to town. Mitzi Slack retires from Kingman
Equipment after 32 years. Cunningham teacher, Brenda Sharp,
takes part in 26 mile walk in Columbus, Ohio. Two Norwich
cross country runners will compete at State meet. The obituaries
were Leonard Goering, Catherine Hamelton,
Robert E. Phebus, Paul E. Webster and James Wyant.
HMS Rehabilitation hosts open
house. Iris Lindt will celebrate her 104* birthday, She
still takes part in activities at Wheatlands. Vernon V.
Barnes was the death listed.
KHS jazz band performs for
Lions Club. Several Kingman ladies have decided, to organize
a garden club. Dennis Holliday and wife Jeanne fly to North
Carolina to celebrate the 85th birthday of Dennis and his
twin brother Dallas. The trip was postponed from Sept. due
to a hurricane. Obituaries were: Janice M. Conner, Edgar
C. Foster, Alta Z. Moore, Emily H. Pike and Avery C. Shumway.
Curtis Mertens and his dad,
Les, boast many trophies won in auto racing. Several breakins
and damage are reported at Cunningham. White's Foodliner
builds a 50 ft. sandwich then sell it in 12 inch selections.
Lois Fern Branch and Eleanor M. Grover were the deaths listed.
Kingman Armory undergoes renovations.
David Roth is new pastor at Kingman Mennonite Church. Kingman
Real Estate has a new salesman, J.L. Nichols, who will specialize
in rural homes and ag land. Andi Miller and Trista Hageman
are named to 2nd team in volleyball in league. Kim Stucky
is honorable mention. Former KHS rock group gets together
recently. They are Duane Locke, George Wallace, Robin Harris
and Jack Routh. Routh has made a career of the music business'
Obits Guy Campbell, Alvin Dean Krehbiel and George W. Lower.
Josh Hanson is named manager at
the Kingroan Subway. Former KHS math teacher,
John Hundley has joined Waddell & Reed as a financial
advisor. Kingman city commissioners may be close to hiring
a new city manager. Wanda I, Atherton was the death listed.
Several local youths are arrested for
beating another youth. KHS students and teachers present
a Bob Hope USO Show in honor of Veterans Day. Mary Ann,
and Cecil Brown will celebrate 60th anniversary. Former
KHS student Sara Mabe is now serving with the Army in South
Korea. Obituaries: Ralph R. Albrecht, Moritz J. Baessley,
Anna L. Starky and Agnes T. Stegman.
Mitchell to retire from Kingman library. High school FBLA
students serve breakfast to Kingman business men and women.
Esther A. Ingram, Norma Jane Moore and Joe W. Sterling were
the deaths listed.
Kingman third graders put
on a fine musical program for Kingman Lions Club. Their
very able director is Pat Dixon. The Kingman library's Youth
Advisory Group will conduct book drive to benefit sick children.
Eugene V. Cooper was the only death.
Kingman's new city manager,
Frank Soukup will start Jan. 2. U.S. Postal rates will raise
Jan. 8. Kevin Dixon is chosen to play in South Central District
Band in Wichita, Dec 3. Yvonne Marie Beat and Lawrence E.
Graber were the obituaries.
Fourteen accidents involve
vehicles and deer. The library will sponsor reading programs
for ages 3 through 6th grade. Jacob Boninger descendents
enjoy 101st reunion. Obits: Ruben C. Garibay,
Kelly Hammons and Bonnie L. Krehbiel.
Herb Cochran, is seriously injured in a fall
at his Wichita home. The 7th District of the VFW award Teresa
Bradshaw with Outstanding Teacher Award for her work with
students in presenting the Veterans Day program each year.
KHS girls win basketball opener against El Dorado. The Snow
Prince and Princess are Isaiah Goodall and Bryanna Beat.
Deaths listed were Bertha E. Aubley and Nettie M. Yoder.
A local group, For Charities
Sake, has chosen the Kingman library as the recipient of
several projects this year. Local Santa, Paul Conrardy,
still enjoys playing Mr. Claus for local organizations.
Deaths listed were Wanda L. Chandler, Herbert
"Herb" Cochran and Helen H. Kaufman.
Hannah Blackburn signs to
play basketball for Bethel College. Lady Eagles defeat Nickerson
in tournament play, but the boys lose. JV girls also win.
There were several obituaries: Homer L. Taber, Jr., Ethel
L. Collins, Royce G. Orme, Nelda Woodson-Martinez, Ruby
Weaver and Doyle E. Young, Sr.
Knights of Columbus donate $300 to Kingman Special Education
from money raised in Tootsie Roll sales. Family members
come home to help Ida Thieme celebrate 80th birthday. Kingman
boys win Kingman Classic Tournament; girls win also.
The Lady Eagles defeat Clearwater, but boys lose. Deaths:
Charles W. Brummer, Marvin L. Campbell,
Regina M. Kaiser, Patrick L. Struble, Kenneth D. Fisher,
Jesse J. Swander and Robert E. VanLandingham.
car backs into Jeri's Kitchen. A hamburger/hotdog
fund raiser will benefit Earl Goetz. Circle wins over varsity
boys and girls, but the freshmen girls win 46-24. Deaths
listed were Hazel H. Simons and Lillian M. Stuckey.
Ben Coon and Andrea
Voran are king and queen of Madrigal Feaste. JV boys defeat
Circle 65-58. Obituaries: Albert J. Clouse, Kimberly S.
Duerfeldt, Travis J. Dreiling, Earl J. Goetz, Mildred Hogg
and Hazel H. Simons.
enjoy going out for coffee as members of the Red Hat Society,
Strohl Oil wins bid for lube oil for the electric power
plant. Mildred M. Beal and Lawrence L. Nichols were deaths
Mary Pinkerton opens
a new cafe in Kingman. The library will have workshop on
how to read to children. Five generations of the Leona Hoffine
family get together: the youngest is two months old. Florence
E.Danler, Evelyn G. Ault and Duone Hanna were the deaths
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