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Frances Carlson

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Frances Carlson (Denning), 82, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. A memorial service was Friday afternoon at D.W. Newcomer’s Sons Johnson County Chapel, Overland Park. Inurnment will follow at a later date in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Ellis. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
Frances was born Aug. 31, 1930, in Ellis County. She married Charles Carlson March, 3 1951. Together they had three children, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Frances worked as a bookkeeper at Midwest Distributing for many years. She enjoyed gardening, spending time at their lake home and being with family and friends.

OBITUARIES

David Cannon

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David A. Cannon, 60, Parsons, passed away Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 at Labette Health surrounded by his loving family and close friends.He was born Aug. 27, 1954, in Neodesha, to Benjamin G. and Helen M. (Lever) Cannon. He and Teresa Fullerton were married June 21, 1997. She survives... [More]

Scot Beshoner

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Scot Beshoner, formerly of Gas, died on Oct. 19, 2014. He was born in Kansas City, Kan., on Dec. 21, 1981. Scot was born legally blind, autistic, epileptic, and had Crohn’s Disease that developed into colon cancer.Survivors include his parents, Paul Beshoner of Tucson,... [More]

Mary Lou Aggers

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Mary Lou Aggers, 74, Humboldt, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita. Cremation has taken place. The family plans a memorial service later.Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola, assisted the family. To sign the guestbook online or... [More]

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NEWS

Soup kitchen warms community’s soul

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Festival to feature evaluation of books

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Missing 8-year-old Iola boy is found

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A missing 8-year-old boy prompted a citywide search for about 90 minutes until the boy was spotted safe and sound at Walmart.Iola Police Chief Jared Warner said the youngster walked out of school at Jefferson Elementary School at the end of the day, but instead of finding his... [More]

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SPORTS

ACC men’s basketball needs freshmen to make impact

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ACC women reach playoffs

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A 5-0 win against Cowley College wrapped up Allen Community College’s regular season. Now, the team will prepare for a home playoff game Saturday.“It was an awesome game,” Jeremy McGinnis, head coach, said. “We were able to recognize all the sophomores... [More]

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