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Joy Cheyney

Joy Grace (Mintz) Cheyney, 96, a former rural Chanute resident, died Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at Allen County Hospital. She was the aunt of Iolans Beverly Johnson and Monty Mintz and Craig, Todd and Roger Mintz and Sandy Hilldinger, all of Humboldt. She had been living at Moran Manor since December.
Funeral services were today at 10 a.m. at Pierce-Carson-Wall Funeral Home in Erie. Burial followed in Neosho County Memorial Park, Chanute. Online condolences may be left at www.wallfuneralservices.com.

OBITUARIES

Velma Ensminger

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Velma Ensminger, 79, wife of David L. Ensminger, Moran, went to the loving arms of her Father in heaven on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014.She was born on Sept. 23, 1935, to Dr. and Mrs. Roy A. Siders of Moran. She had four older brothers, all deceased.Vel worked as a secretary at Lackland... [More]

Kathryn Sarver

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Kathryn Joan Sarver, 80, Iola, died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, at the home of her daughter in Owasso, Okla., surrounded by all her children and grandchildren.Kathryn was born June 23, 1934, on a farm southwest of Iola, the daughter of Chester O. and Mabel Margaret (Smith) Wilcoxon.... [More]

Reason Hannum

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Reason Rayne Hannum, 4-month-old daughter of Savannah Haner and Frank Hannum, passed into eternal life on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014.Reason was born June 21, 2014, in Iola, the daughter of Frank Robert Hannum and Savannah Rose Haner. She was the light of their lives. Reason never... [More]

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NEWS

Southwind 4-H’ers place at Nationals

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A group of four local 4-H’ers made their marks this week at the National 4-H Livestock Skillathon Contest.Southwind 4-H District members Trent Johnson, Caitlin Dreher, Colton Heffern and Hannah Fry took home sixth place as a team in the national... [More]

Group works to develop business, housing

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The secret to economic development is to keep on trying, according to Larry Manes.“You have to crack a lot of oysters to find a pearl,” Manes told Allen County commissioners Tuesday morning. Manes, as a member of the Allen County Economic Development Group, said some... [More]

Wind energy plant may locate in Allen County

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Power production with wind-powered generators may find its way to Allen County one day soon.County Counselor Alan Weber told Allen County commissioners Tuesday EDP Renewables, Houston, would test wind currents to determine if it was feasible to build a wind farm in these parts.... [More]

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SPORTS

Cubs players earn postseason honors

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HUMBOLDT — Four Humboldt Cubs earned recognition by recently being announced with Tri-Valley All-League honors.Quarterback Kason Siemens and wide receiver Jake Haviland each earned first-team honors. Jacob Carpenter was the Cubs’ lone selection on the first-team defense.... [More]

Ibaka signs with Cowboys

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Allen Community College’s Igor Ibaka officially signed his letter of intent to play basketball at Oklahoma State next season. Igor is the brother of Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka and has been at Allen to get his grades up.Ibaka, 22, hasn’t been able to... [More]

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