Marie Wiebler

Sept. 13, 1927 – March 24, 2015

SCRANTON—Marie Wiebler, Scranton, died March 24, 2015. She was 87.

She was born Sept. 13, 1927, at Stockport, Iowa, the daughter of Dale and Esther Edwards.

She worked over 30 years in phone companies and retired in 1986, from Southwestern Bell. She was a member of the Southwestern Bell Pioneers. She was recognized for her role in many fundraiser campaigns for the United Way with Southwestern Bell.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward; and a grandson, Eric Wiebler.

Burlingame Lions establish endowment fund

The Burlingame Lions Club presented Allen Community College with an endowment fund to be use for two scholarships for Burlingame High School juniors that wish to take concurrent classes at Burlingame ACC campus during their senior year. In return, Cindy Adams, ACC director of development, left, presented plaques to founding members of the Burlingame Lions Club who are still with the club today, from left center – Gerald Markley, Alton Mills and Ken Dubois.

Kiwanis present emergency buckets to school

OSAGE CITY—As a part of Kiwanis International's 100th anniversary celebration during the 2015 year, local Kiwanis clubs were encouraged to come up with a special service project for their communities. Osage City Kiwanis decided to provide emergency preparedness buckets for the Osage City Elementary School.

“With the completion of the new storm shelter at the school, it seemed an appropriate project to undertake,” said Dave Azwell, club member.

The idea was presented to the club by member Kathi Webster after she read about a similar project at Washburn Rural.

Cleo Byron Hitt

Jan. 13, 1927—March 23, 2015

TOPEKA—Cleo Byron Hitt, died Monday, March 23, 2015 at Stormont Vail Hospital, following a brief illness. He was 88.

He was born Jan. 13, 1927 in Severy, to Floyd E. and Lucy Binns Hitt. At the age of 2, they moved to a farm in Howard where he grew up. In 1945, he joined the army and spent his service years in Belgium and Germany working with WWII prisoners of war.

Candidate Profiles: Overbrook council positions

The Osage County Herald-Chronicle is providing basic information on area candidates running for municipal and school board positions in the April 7 election.

Candidates for each position were contacted by mail at the address of filing and were asked to provide a photo and return questions about why they are running for office, issues and goals they wish to address, their past record of service and their relationship to the community.

Joanne Allen

Overbrook City Council

Candidate Profiles: Osage City council positions

InfoThe Osage County Herald-Chronicle is providing basic information on area candidates running for municipal and school board positions in the April 7 election.

Candidates for each position were contacted by mail at the address of filing and were asked to provide a photo and return questions about why they are running for office, issues and goals they wish to address, their past record of service and their relationship to the community.

Edward Berends

Osage City Council, Ward 1

Candidate Profiles: Lyndon council positions

The Osage County Herald-Chronicle is providing basic information on area candidates running for municipal and school board positions in the April 7 election.

Candidates for each position were contacted by mail at the address of filing and were asked to provide a photo and return questions about why they are running for office, issues and goals they wish to address, their past record of service and their relationship to the community.

William Patterson

Lyndon City Council

Candidate Profiles: Carbondale mayor

The Osage County Herald-Chronicle is providing basic information on area candidates running for municipal and school board positions in the April 7 election.

Candidates for each position were contacted by mail at the address of filing and were asked to provide a photo and return questions about why they are running for office, issues and goals they wish to address, their past record of service and their relationship to the community.

Michael Fulton

Carbondale Mayor

Candidate Profiles: Burlingame mayor, council positions

The Osage County Herald-Chronicle is providing basic information on area candidates running for municipal and school board positions in the April 7 election.
Candidates for each position were contacted by mail at the address of filing and were asked to provide a photo and return questions about why they are running for office, issues and goals they wish to address, their past record of service and their relationship to the community.

Ray Hovestadt

Burlingame Mayor

Gloria Baxter

April 11, 1951 – March 23, 2015

TOPEKA—Gloria Harder Baxter, Emporia, died March 23, 2015, at Midland Care Hospice House, Topeka. She was 63.

She was born April 11, 1951, at Emporia, the daughter of Calvin Spencer and Anna Kayser Harder.

She attended Bushong Grade School, Bushong. She graduated from Northern Heights High School, Allen. She received her bachelor’s degree from Emporia State University, Emporia.

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