January 2 Cleland McBurney will speak at Talk of the
Month on salmon fishing in Alaska. Jerry Hartley and a deer
have an encounter on North Berry. Two deaths were listed
- Teresa Kay Cockrell and Georgia McDaniel.
January 5 The Cunningham Wildcats are tamed by the
Macksville Mustangs 55-25. Obits were for Paul N. Hubble,
Allen E. Suenram and Joseph A. Thieme.
January 9 A Chevrolet Blazer driven by Joshua Holloway
overturns on a snow covered road northeast of Kingman. The
Lady Eagles down Wellington 54-43. Paul and Dorothy Handkins
are wed 62 years, The Norwich Lady Eagles win over Cunningham.
KMS 7th grade boys win over Harper. The obits were for Gwendolyn
Helm, Janis Pakis, Robert L. Ramsdale and Yvonne Weninger.
January 12 Deer/vehicle accidents dominate accident
reports. Bill and Helen Coon will celebrate 60th anniversary.
Eighth graders win over Harper 43-18. Norwich wins over
South Haven and the freshmen girls defeat Wellington. Several
deaths were listed: Sgt. Curtis Leroy Clark, Sr., Shirley
Leigh Dalton, Paul E. Millard and Bernice E. Poland.
January 16 Randal Beech, MD will open
Kingman Surgical Services in the Medical Arts Building north
of the hospital. Pauline Depenbusch will celebrate 90th
birthday. Deaths listed were Delmer L. Thorne, Sr. and Dorothy
January 19 Photographer Chuck Gehring has three photographs
on exhibit in the General and Loan Collection of the 115th
International Exhibition of Professional Photographers in
San Antonio, Texas. Edith Hawkes Nighswonger is honored
on 100th birthday. Seventh grade boys defeat Anthony, 50-10.
Obits were for Marie A. Anderson, Dorothy Kroesch, Orvel
Renner and Helena L. Wooldridge.
January 23 Storm damage from the late December winter
storm in western Kansas is in excess of 360 million. Five
generations of the Frances Anderson family get together.
Seth Krehbiel, age 4, is the winner of Kingman Carnegie
Library's winter reading program. Lady Eagles over El Dorado.
The only death was Beverly J. Weber.
January 26 Herington Superintendent Scott Carter is
named Superintendent of USD 331. The Cunningham
Junior High Lady Cats win over Attica. Keith D. Crawford
was the only death listed.
January 30 A donation shower will be held for Jim
and Darlene Kelly who lost everything when their home burned.
Kingman Library gets a new micro film reader for public
February 2 Citizens Bank of Kansas names Jennifer
Reed as Compliance Coordinator. KHS senior Andrew Williams
has been awarded Navy ROTC $180,000 scholarship.
Alois and Mary Lou Jarmer will celebrate 60th anniversary.
Katie Govert receives leadership scholarship from Kansas
State University. Gerold H. Wiley was the only death listed.
February 6 Someone is breaking windows of businesses
in Norwich and Spivey. Brad and Linda Williams will speak
at Talk of the Month about their trip to Egypt. Eagles down
Buhler 58-51. Obituary was for Daniel J. Rohlman.
February 9 HMS Rehabilitation is closing but will
reopen as Kingman Therapy Group. Conservation winners were:
Windbreak award to Harley and Marilyn VanGleson; Grassland
award to Leroy and Rosemary Boswell; Banker award to Philip
and Marjorie Moorhouse and the Wildlife award to Clint Base.
Obits were for Hazel Dutton, Ramond Hurn and Donald W. Turley
February 13 Kingman High school FBLA members attend
District V contest, placing 4th out of 17 schools. KHS band
students attend the K-State Honor Band Clinic. Mary Alice
Graber and Dale I. Lippincott were deaths listed.
February 16 Kingman JV girls win Kingman tournament.
Eleanor Hageman has grandchild, greatgrandchild and great-greatgrandchild
all within one week. St. Pat's girls are Valley 9 league
champs. Obituaries: Willa J. Cox, Marjorie E. Davis, Joan
Palmer and Wilbur D. Sitts.
February 20 Basketball homecoming royalty are King,
Pat Thimesch and Queen Amy Klausmeyer. Former resident,
Amanda Walker is a staff accountant for BKO, LLP in Wichita.
There were several obits: Walter L. Coen, Jr., Opal M. Dooling,
Harold L. Fairchild, Norma D. Eggert Irene M. Garza, Gene
A. Klassen and Willa D. Smith.
February 23 County spelling winners are announced:
Division A first Sierra Davila of Norwich 2nd William Vulgamore,
Norwich and 3rd, Luke Wright, Kingman. Division B - 1st
Mollie Panek, Cunningham, 2nd, Joseph Houston Zenda and
3rd, Paige Kelley, St. Patrick School, Kingman. The Lady
Eagles win in overtime 53-48 against Wellington. Duane C.
Boswell was the only death.
February 27 Kingman/Pratt National Guardsman Staff
Sgt. David R. Berry is killed in Iraq. Obits listed were
for Betty J. Coffman, Marcelina Parsons, Martha Rottering
and Lawrence R. Sheahan.
March 2 High winds cause damage at Warren and Pam
Finder's place north of Kingman. Lester arid Kathleen Ziegler
celebrate 50 years of marriage. Kingman Knights of Columbus
present $337 to Kingman Elementary to be used for Special
Ed. Obits were for Sgt. David R. Berry, Elizabeth E. Harris,
Helen L. Karr and Charles S. Swindle.
March 6 Fifteen Kingman Middle School students take
part in science Olympiad at Andover Central Middle School.
Kelsie Ricke wins St. Leo K of C free throw contest. Obituaries
were for Wanda A. Cape, Cheryl A. Ely, Siobhan M. McKennaGiorgio,
Clara C. Huelskamp and Virginia Rose Starky.
March 9 Paul Handkin's home is used for interviews
by film crew working on a documentary for film on the life
of Clyde Cessna. FFA students receive awards: Joanna
Gillen, Chapter Star Agri-business; Blake Boswell, Chapter
Star Greenhand award. Obituaries were for John F.. Bogner,
Orpha E. Krehbiel and Thelma L. Oller.
March 13 Joe Wallace is named executive director of
Kingman County Economic Development. The Kingman Library
receives $500 grant from South Central Community Foundation.
March 16 Brandon Lang is killed in a head-on collision
on west 54 Highway. Kristen Powell wins March for Life essay
contest. Citizens Bank of Kansas employees are promoted.
Corey Minor is named senior vice president Brian Wilborn
is senior vice president cashier and Molly O'Shea is named
loan officer. There were obits for Mildred J. Erdman, Brandon
L. Lang, Rosellen Loper and Rolin Tracy.
March 20 Former resident, Doug Benson, purchases and
restores a World War II AT-6 Trainer.
March 23 An antique clock at the Kingman Library has
not kept time for some time, but has now been restarted
by W. H. Campbell. Laverne and Geneva Westerman will celebrate
60 years of marriage. Lois Richardson Tucker will be the
honoree at an open house for her 90th birthday. Colt Dodge
is selected to play in Pratt Juco all star basketball game.
Deaths listed were Michele L. Hatfield and Richard L. Weikal.
March 27 Mary Panek will retire from city office.
Kirk Hamblin is injured in highway project east of Kingman.
The Kingman Flower Shop celebrates 25 years in business.
Hannah Blackburn is named all conference on Bethel freshman
squad. Several obits were listed: Harrison M. Ashcraft,
Jr., Albert A. Naasz, Walter L. New, Sathena Irene Page
and Alice A. Tatro.
March 30 Travis Sowers is new Kingman Policeman. A
film crew is in town to film commercial for Kanza Bank.
Tucker Neal is voted pre-season all state shortstop. Clifford
E. Sparks was the only death listed.
April 3 Cycle Solution, Inc., a company that tunes
motorcycles at rallies throughout the country, makes a stop
at the home of Kenny Bock. Noel M. Cessna, Jr. was the only
April 6 Kris Lacio will play in two all-star basketball
games, On April 7 she'll play at Bethel College in Newton
and on April 14 she will play in the annual Mid-Kansas High
School A1lStar Basketball Classic in Hutchinson. Obits were
for Donald L. Freiny and Wesley A. Shingle.
April 10 New youth oriented DVD'S and novels are available
at Kingman Carnegie Library. Mary Brown will celebrate her
90th birthday with a party at Wheatland.
April 13 KHS graduate, Jessica Hageman will run in
the Boston Marathon. Obituaries were for Naomi R, Hooton
and Maynard F. Scovell.
April 17 KMS students Branden Dixon and Anthony Williams,
place 3rd at Science Olympiad. Mid-April snowstorm halts
the airport fly-in. Dean and Margaret Fairchild celebrate
70th wedding anniversary. KMS girls place 1st in several
track events at Kingman and South Barber. Obituaries were
for Mary 0. Boswell, Jack Ford and Harley E. Ravenstein.
April 20 Kingman County Courthouse is starting plans
for 100th anniversary in 2008. Stan Hacker is the new city
mayor. USD 332 raises $4,509 for American Heart Association
in their Jump Rope for the Heart event. Obits were for Gale
A. Kaufman, Guy Locke and Augusta I. Voss.
April 24 Don Schrag donates his home to Mennonite
Relief Sale. "Buss" Young will celebrate
April 27 Al Panek retires from the Kingman Post Office.
Chris Huhman joins Strong Insurance. Jessica Lanning is
the new director for area Big Brothers & Big Sisters.
The only death was Dr. William T. Sirridge.
May 1 Former Kingman resident Matt Hampel and his
wife win a house in the Kansas City area. Kingman
Carnegie Library hosts trip to the Sedgwick County Zoo.
Harley and Marilyn VanGieson are wed 50 years. Eunice L.
Stark was the only death.
May 4 A semi trying to make a turn at Hwy 54 and Main
topples the traffic light. The KHS Forensic team will compete
at state. Obit for Douglas McArthur.
May 4 Superintendent of 331, Don Mason, will be honored
at a reception, Bertha Giefer will celebrate 90th birthday.
Helen McBurney is the new State Regent of D of I. Deaths
were Roger E. Emerson, Florence Hamlet and Ida Osner.
May 11 Holly Zimmerman Rutschman, former Kingman resident,
is Greensburg tornado victim. Wade Hageman is 2nd in league
tennis meet and 3rd at regionals qualifying him for the
state meet. Marcella J. Goetz and Gerard K. Seiler were
the deaths listed.
May 15 Kingman High School bomb threat is a hoax,
Former Kingman resident Eric Heatherman loses his home in
Greensburg tornado. Mary Brown is honored at 90th birthday
celebration. Aletha Blumanhourst was the only death.
May 18 Members of Kingman and Willowdale Knights of
Columbus take $100 vouchers to Greensburg residents. Three
KHS students tie for valedictorian, they are Bret Bean,
Kelsie Langley and Brenda Kostner. Rachel Girard is salutatorian
William and Helen Koon will celebrate 60th anniversary.
Earl Glenn Allender was the only obit.
May 22 An open house will be held to show off the
improvements at the Kingman Activity Center. Anthony Fischer
rolls his SUV four times. Memorial service is announced
for Bob and Gwen Helm.
May 25 A water main breaks on west Copeland, Someone
stole about $280 from the Santa Fe Depot Car Show. Edna
Westerman will celebrate 100th birthday. Kansas Dance Studio
raises $550 for Greensburg victims. Wayne E. Nicholas and
Emma Willinger were the deaths listed.
May 29 Kingman Abstract is now known as Land Title
of Kingman, LLC, with Carol Voran as manager and Helena
Arnold is closing agent. Retiring teachers are honored with
a reception and program. The only death listed was Loren
June 1 Kingman Christian Church will celebrate 115
years. Opal Krehbiel, Ken Kaufman and Florence Barber
are three of the oldest to attend the KHS alumni reunion.
Deaths listed were Loren W. Ault and Gary Lee Moore.
June 5 The Kingrnan Knights of Columbus hamburger
feed nets $4,000 for Greensburg. Don Tolar is named American
Family Insurance agent of the year. Planning is underway
for Kingman's 125th birthday in 2008, Agnes Knudson will
be 100 years of age, Obits: Lenore Lawson, Letha Paterson
and Mary Kay Rausch.
June 8 Relay for Life raises over $17,000. Gene and
Eunice Hellman celebrate 60 years of marriage. Norma and
Niles Myers are wed 50 years. Abe's Side Pockets are champs
at Derby tournament. Obits were of Martha E. Buchanan and
Lonnie D. Emerson.
June 12 Kingman County receives $90,000 grant to help
with courthouse renovation. Iris Lindt who recently
celebrated her 105th birthday, dies. Mobile Shoe Hospital
in Mobile, Ala., donates shoes to Greensburg tornado victims,
June 15 The Episcopal Church will celebrate 128 years.
A community band is forming to play July 4. Alek Mario Walauski
is walking from San Diego to Washington D.C. and made a
stop in Kingman. Arthur H. Simons was the only death listed.
June 19 Jonas Stucky has opened a small engine repair
shop. The Kingman County Courthouse and the City of Kingman
will have a joint celebration in the fall of 2008. Obituaries
were Leona Krehbiel and Carol Meisenheimer.
June 22 A contest is underway to name an appropriate
slogan for Kingman and its 125th birthday. Janice Neville
donates blood platelets every two weeks. Cone and Parker
win the Kingman Senior Meals Scrable. William H. Marshall
was the only death listed.
June 26 Twenty-six Kansas National Guard Soldiers
of the 3rd Platoon, Battery B, 1st Battalion 161st Field
Artillery are welcomed home at Pratt. Wayne and Alice Dick
celebrate 50th anniversary. Kay Wiggins and Wholesale Manger
Karen Pierce visit Leah's Lovelies in Kingman. The Red Cross
collects 128 units of blood in Kingman. Look Good. . .Feel
Better program will be offered in Kingman by Laurie Adams.
Obits: Leona H. Hofine and Stephen R. Jones, Sr.
June 29 A high altitude balloon is launched from the
Kingman airport. Johnny and Lucile Doolittle of Norwich
are wed 60 years. Wheat shocks are judged by Ralph Reida
and Byron Reida for the Kingman County Fair Contest. The
only obit was for Richard W. Hart.
July 3 Area wheat harvest is rained out. The City
accepts $100,000 gift from Wunsch family for the Kingman
Walkmg Path. South Central Community Foundation grants $
10,000 to Mennonite Disaster Fund to assist for the demolition
in Greensburg. "You have to tear down before you can
begin the rebuilding process," Denise Umuh Executive
Director of SCCF explained. Obits were for Glenn R. Nicholas
and Cecil V. Stafford.
July 6 Big Brothers/Big Sisters start new program
in Kingman area, The courthouse Centennial committee is
asking for courthouse photos and artifacts for their celebration.
Elmer Youngers is the winner of the Honda Nighthawk 650
in a Kingman County Humane Society Fundraiser. Toralf Slokvik
from Norway stops by Kingman to promote the FF Foundation
for foreign study a reputable and one of the largest exchange
program in the U.S. Obits were for Patricia L. Hageman and
Charles A. Potter.
July 10 Willowdale Knights of Columbus cut wheat for
the Anthony Henning Jr. family. Elmo Antrim is honored on
95th birthday. The "Cowboy Monkey's" are scheduled
to entertain at this year's Pretty Prairie Rodeo. The 24
member Communlty band plays on July 4th despite the threatening
rain. Obituaries were Charley R. Cole, Warren F. Kirkpatrick
and Dorothy I. McLaughlin
July 13 Lyndi Henning granddaughter of Larry and Shirlene
Foster, is working in Iraq as a legislative operator for
KBR Co. of Houston, Texas. The Kingman Lions Club and the
Kingman County Fair Board partner up to hold a medallion
Hunt with a $500 Chamber Bucks as a prize. Obits: Helen
E, Goetz, Darwin F. Lowery, J.D. Morris and Ivan L. Steyer,
July 17 A lost 12 year old girl in Pennsylvania shows
up at the summer home of David Fath, Kingman teacher. The
girl and her brother's dog got lost while on a hiking trip.
Dr. Moots celebrates 20 years as a doctor in Kingman Clara
Oak and Sarah Helm organize a fundraiser called "Race
to Rebuild Greensburg.''
July 20 Don and Bonnie Couch of Attica and Bill and
Beverly DeWeese of Cunningham celebrate 50th anniversaries.
Ethel Krehbiel will celebrate 85th birthday. Army soldier
Spt. Matt Steinhaus writes of a 3year-old who touched his
heart. Obituaries were for Walter A. Hargraves, Helen E.
McAllister, Warren G. Scharts and Barbara J. Watkins.
July 24 Koren McCune is the new director of Kingman
County Emergency Management. Financial Planning and Consulting
Services of Hutchinson is looking for a location in Kingman
Abe's/Sidepockets win the National Softball Association
State title played in Derby. Obituaries were for James B.
Branstetter Meryman P. Monk, Barbara Jen Stamm and Brandon
July 27 Eighty-six Kansas National Guard members of
Battery B, 1st Battalion, 161st Artillery return home from
Iraq. Wayne and Mary Blumanhourst will celebrate 50th anniversary.
The only death listed was Theda G. Davis.
July 31 Kanza Bank is planning to open a second branch
in Wichita. The Bill Meng family find the fair medallion.
Meals on Wheels is looking for more volunteers in Kingman
County. City Commission discuss a grant for appreciates
to help fund the west side walking path in Riverside Park.
Obits were for Donald Cushenbery, Lee Eskew and Marie Mark.
August 3 Kingman will celebrate its 125th birthday
in October 2008, they are having a theme contest. Grace
Frisbie is honored for 100th birthday. Bob and Bev McQuin
are wed 60 years. Obits were for Ray W. Beshore and Allie
August 7 Kate Clouse has different summer job working
for Circle J M Game Birds in Murdock. The company is owned
by Mike and Jana Novy. Zenda is gearing up for their 120th
birthday early in September. Ella Beard and Margaret Speer
were the deaths listed.
August 10 Kingman Ducks Unlimted receives 2006
Pintail Flight Award at the State Ducks Unlimited
convention. Robert D. Davis is award the Eagle Scout award.
Obits: Smokey Graber and Milton Nagely.
August 14 Norwich Nursing Home will become a Juvenile
Treatment Center. Kingman County Courthouse is 100 years
old. Kristin Lacio has signed to play basketball with Barton
County Community College Lady Cougars. Obits: Martha D.
Boyer and Bernadine Werner.
August 17 Kingman Carnegie Library now has a new magazine
reading area in honor of the late Marie Anderson. Bailey
Minor is junior winner of model search in Wichita; her parents
are Corey and Debbie Minor. Obituaries: Wedall D. Dutton,
Alma Holmes and Emma C. Stuckey.
August 21 Four individuals have been arrested for
the hazing incident on KHS freshmen. Robert D. Graven was
the only death listed.
August 24 The 360 Total Fitness Center is featured
in the Business Spotlight; owners are Tim and Jordan Hegler.
KHS classes of 1962 and 1987 have reunions. Frances E. Payne
was the death listed.
August 28 Former Kingman resident Fr. Sam Pinkerton
is now serving St. Anthony of Padua in Garden Plain and
St. Mary Aleppa. Leonard Liebl will Celebrate 100th birthday.
Several deaths were listed: Edmond Hartshorn, Lucilie Price,
Viegel E. Shawn, Delphine M. Schmitz and Regina M. Wood.
August 31 Sarah Finder receives entrepreneur award.
The Business Spotlight is on Erin's, they have been in business
20 years. The community Christian Women in Norwich kick
off the 72nd year. Several deaths were listed: Ariel E.
Crow, Pauline Depenbusch, Ray E. Fieser, Aloysius E. Henning,
Sister M. Lucille Jarmer and Vernon T. Miller.
September 4 The Red Cross collects 122 pints in their
August visit. The featured business this week is Citizens
Bank of Kansas. Obit was for Johnnie Doolittle.
September 7 Local author, David Young, will speak
at the Kingman library. KHS Lady Golfers take 2nd at Medicine
Lodge. Lauren Vanlandingham is medallist. Heritage
Quilt Company is new shop in Kingman. Mildred L. Goering
and Bertha M. Hirst were the deaths listed.
September 11 Mid-American Pipeline Company LLC is
fined one million dollars after they were found guilty because
of 200,000 gallons of ammonia was released into Smoots Creek
east of Kingman in October 2004.
September 14 Noah's Ark preschool children get fingerprinted
for Ident-A-Kid program. Margaret Butler of Cheney is honored
on her 85th birthday. Edith M. Denison was the only death.
September 18 Several teens are charged with the hazing
of high school freshmen. Greg Graffman becomes partner of
the law firm of Geisert, Wunsch & Watkins. Lola Graber
celebrates 90th birthday. Obits: Cecil H.Eshnaur, Wanda
P. Henning, Edna L. Reiter and William R. Zecha.
September 21 Kingman's Civil Air Patrol Squadron 128
made orientation flights available to local cadets. Leah's
Lovelies has ribbon cutting. Obits were for John H. Maple
and Richard L. Oller.
September 25 St. Patrick School has a new principal,
Don Ruda. Ben Dixon and Katie Bock are King and Queen of
football homecoming. The Hospital Auxiliary Nu-2-U shop
relocates to 222-224 N. Main. KHS Eagles win their homecoming
game against Circle. Obits: Edith V. Cockrell, Joyce Ann
Cook and Pauline M. Thimesch.
September 28 Ad Aspra Per Aspera of Hutchinson is
the new owner of KTCM 100.3 FM in Kingman. Miller's 66 in
no longer affiliated with Phillips 66. There were five deaths
listed: Grace D. Frisbie, Ethel M. Geesling, David W. Main,
William A. Miller and Keith Morris.
October 2 Kingman Knights of Columbus will celebrate
100 years; Paul Beat is the oldest member. Deer accidents
continue to beleaguer drivers. Ed and Glenna Craig are wed
60 years. Mark W. McGuire was the only death.
October 5 Smitty's Burgers, next door to the Presbyterian
Church has ribbon cutting. The Kingman volleyball gals take
3rd at their own meet. Paul Rogers was the only obit.
October 9 Kingman Carnegie Library is going strong
after 93 years. They offer something for every age. Heritage
Quilt Shop has ribbon cutting.
October 12 Kingman Knights of Columbus celebrate 100
years. Kelly Wood donates a kidney to his mother, Penny
Wood. Edwin and Mona Steffen are wed 60 years. Obits were
for Bob Hill ad Bertha Rohlman.
October 16 Betty Jean Patterson and several other
crafters get ready for the upcoming 16th Annual Craft Fair.
Natalie Crow is awarded the Certified Professional Coder
- Apprentice Credential. An obituary was for Ruth Tegarden.
October 19 New teachers for USD 331 Kingman/Norwich
are Glenda Shepard, Christine Quinn, Tammy Goebel, Desiree
Moore, Rebecca Huelskamp, Deana Waltrup and Tyler Dansel.
The Norwich Baptist Church has a new elevator for senior
citizens and anyone who is handicapped. Former Kingman resident
and minister, William G. Borst, dies in Wichita.
October 23 Recreation Director Darryl Grunke tests
for 6th degree black belt in Tae-Kwon-Do. Jim and Karlene
Skillen of Cheney are wed 50 years and Wilfred and Kathleen
Panek Celebrate their 60th. Thelma Fluke was the death listed.
Tonya White wins the art contest sponsored by the Kingman
125 Committee. Attorney Robert Wunsch has been appointed
to the Kansas Lottery Commission by Governor Sebilius. The
one obituary was for Floyd C. Yoder.
October 30 A Canadian film crew came to town to do
a story on Glenn Stark and his many sculptures. He has some
of his work displayed in 31 states. Oregon rider, Bill
Ingram, is riding to North Carolina to emphasize the good
things in America. The only obit was for Norbert Frank Goetz
November 2 The annual Reindeer Run has been moved
back to the Christmas Parade Day. The 8th grade girls open
their basketball season with a 33-32 win over Colwich girls.
Two obituaries were for Dennis O. Holliday and Paul S. Weniger.
November 6 Pizza Hut is helping to raise money for
Wyatt Onkman who is battling cancer. Eugene and Clara Mae
Freund celebrate golden anniversary. Obits: L. Kevin Johnston,
Jean O'Dell and Geraldine V. Oller.
November 9 Former area resident Diane Molitor Palmer
is training for 109 mile bike ride in Arizona. Harold and
Lucille Jacobs will celebrate 60th Anniversary. Eighth grade
girls are 3-0 in the new season. Three obituaries were for
Christopher K. Hedlund, Walter J. "Jeff" Smith
and Madge F. Torneden.
November 13 The high school government class once
again honors veterans with special program. This year students
performed as Marjorie Reynolds, Lucille Ball, Marilyn Monroe
and Frances Lankford. Gene and Emra Dixon have been married
65 years. Obituaries: Ruth Ann Ewy, Bernice Lawson, Margaret
Ann Locameni, Rose Kasel, Clarence A. Klein, Byron L. Milburn
and John A. Payne.
November 16 Wanda Kelsey is the new secretary at the
Kingman Chamber office. An empty house on West B is destroyed
by fire. Obituaries were for Dorothy M. Alfred, Muriel S.
Bohrer Dale Butcher, Patricia S. Ditgen and Marsha Louise
November 20 Friends and co-workers of Kevin and Tony
Miller, paint Miller's home to help him out while he is
undergoing chemotherapy. Kingman Librarian Gee Gee Helm
earned the Credential for Public Library Administration
Level II. Obits were for Elma Antrim and Mary L. Bowyer.
KMS 8th grade girls win again, this time over Medicine Lodge.
November 23 Kingman Real Estate is featured in the
Business Spotlight. Paul Mitchell will retire from Cargill
Elevator in Cleveland. Obits were Cecilia Gaider, Lois I.
Milford and Clarice D. Raida.
November 27 Police Officer David Lux discovers over
300 lbs of marijuana in a U-haul trailer that was passing
through town. Noah's Ark preschool children have show and
share day. Obituaries: Drue Harper, Ruth Ingram and Mildred
November 30 Kingman Quality Lube has ribbon cutting;
new manager, Josh Arendsorf. Seventeen deer have encounters
with drivers. There were several deaths listed: Pauline
Copeland, Anna Gates, Ralph M. Hageman, Loyd Meisenheimer
and Virginia V. Schnittker.
December 4 USD 332 is the recipient of a $1000 Healthy
Habits for Life grant. Still a kid at heart, County Treasurer
Donna Rohlman, sits on Santa's lap to give him her Christmas
list. Obits: Bernie L. Cargill, Charles "Ron"
Hamilton and Dennis Owens.
December 7 Business Spotlight shines on Neville Built
Trailer Co., now employing 55 workers. KHS has holiday food
driver challenge. Snow Princess and Prince are Annalisa
Lux and Jayden Garrison. Doris Near receives 25-year pin
in Eastern Star. Lady Eagles over Nickerson in tournament
play. Obituaries were for Harvey Goering, Bill Lazar and
Thelma A. Trimble.
December 11 Sales get underway for Kingman Historical
Calendar. Bald Eagles make a stop in Riverside Park. KHS
Varsity girls take 1st in the Eagle Classic Tournament.
Cunningham Elementary students are busy with home workouts
under the direction of their physical education instructor
Brenda Sharp. The only death listed was Virginia L. Doak.
December 14 Icy blast causes some power outages especially
in the rural areas, Clogged guttering at the courthouse
causes flooding in the courtroom and into treasurer's office.
Kingman Dance Studio dancers appear in the Nutcracker at
Friends University. Ninnescah Valley Gun Club holds benefit
trap shoot for Herman Miller. Norwich boys win over Caldwell.
Obits: Allois J. Adelhardt, Glenn A. Gardner Sr. and Marlin
December 18 The Kingman County 4-H Council and Pizza
Hut raise over $3,000 to help cancer victim Wyatt Oakman.
Marc Holloway is new Kingman police officer. Charles and
Dorothy Gerber to celebrate 60th Anniversary. Allyssa George,
Miss Kansas, speaks to Norwich students.
Deeember 21 Pat Taylor receives retirement watch.
Wheatlands residents receive teddy bears from Santa. Connie
Schoenhofer writes poem reminiscent of "The Twelve
Days of Christmas'' as a result of being without power for
over a week due to the ice storm. Obituaries were for Harland
Coleman, Vera A. Cox, Esther E. Fouse, Wesley D. Kaufman
and Agnes C. Pauly.
December 25 Connie Krehbiel McClellan is
new employee at Land Title of Kingman. Students of the Month
are Tim Schrag, Krystal Gantz, Erica Witty and Morgan Roser.
KMS 8th grade girls are tourney champs. Former Kingman Coach
Bill Woodward is named Coach of the Year.
December 28 Joyce Silvey is honored on her retirement
from Kingman Insurance. Several obits are for Norman J.
Hesterberg, Barbara Jean Hollingshead, Walter A. Moore,
Mary A. Watkins, Vera M. Watkins and Davld G. Young.