Month: May 2013

The Kansas City Royals have collapsed like a paper tent in a rainstorm, but the swoon hasn’t dulled my enthusiasm for the boys in blue.Sometimes, though, I have to steel myself. I try not to…

Carolyn Lucille (Cramer) Morris, 71, Iola, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2013, at her home.She was born April 30, 1942, in Esterville, Iowa, the daughter of Fred and Lucille (Bingham) Cramer. The family moved to…

Jacob Browning, Iola, has found a way to mix business with pleasure: mixed martial arts.Browning, 23, will be in Kansas City, Mo., Friday for his second career MMA bout. He is on the slate for…

Gregory H. Powell died Thursday, May 9, 2013, at St. John’s Hospital, Tulsa, at the age of 54.He was born Sept. 12, 1958, to Dewey Clements and Judith Brixey. He is survived by his mother,…

WICHITA — Bailey Ambrosier, a junior at Norton High School, repeated as Class 3A girls pole vault champion Saturday at the Kansas state track meet.Ambrosier cleared a personal-best 10 feet, 8 inches. Her height was…

Amanda and Shane Jones are happy to announce the birth of their daughter Mattie Kross Jones on May 30, 2013.She weighed 8 pounds and, 12 ounces and was 19¼ inches long.Maternal grandparents are Jim Kellar,…

Jenna White and John Shimp are happy to announce the birth of their son, Jaiden Stanley Shimp, on May 24, 2013.He weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 18½ inches long.Maternal grandparents are Stan Douglas…

Edward Martin Gabel, 99, Lenexa, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2013. Visitation will be 9:30-10:30 a.m., today, followed by Mass of Christian burial at 10:30 at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd St.,…

Ashley and Devin Berntsen are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Haven Annalise Bernsten, on May 23, 2013.She was born at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute. She weighed 8 pounds, 1…

Munger an expert in foreign policy It’s one thing to spout off. It’s another to know what you’re talking about. So when Dee Munger says he thinks U.S. foreign policy is “adrift,” it helps to…