Bernice Evelyn Cline

May 2, 2016

OSAGE CITY—Bernice Evelyn Cline, Burlingame, died May 2, 2016, at Peterson Nursing Home, Osage City. She was 92.

She will be cremated. A private inurnment will take place at a later date.

VanArsdale Funeral Chapel in Osage City is in charge of arrangements.

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Osage City adjust service codes on utility billing

The City of Osage City has announced that beginning with May utility bills, customers will no longer see the service codes EAE and EAG for those receiving electric and gas service within the city limits. For customers receiving electric and gas services outside of the city limits, they will no longer see the codes EAEO and EAGO on the bill.

These codes represent the charges for the energy/fuel cost adjustments for electric and gas service. These charges are now combined with their respective service, EL for electric and GA gas.

Class of 2016: Osage County graduates

The Osage County Herald-Chronicle’s Class of 2016 senior edition is included with this week’s paper. The edition honors the 190 graduates of Osage County five high schools.
Osage County graduations are as follows:

• Santa Fe Trail High School - 10 a.m. May 7.
• Marais des Cygnes Valley High School - 2 p.m. May 8.
• Burlingame High School - 5 p.m. May 14
• Lyndon High School - 2 p.m. May 15.
• Osage City High School - 2 p.m. May 15.

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EAT WELL TO BE WELL: Colorful fruits, veggies may reduce risk of breast cancer

Why colorful fruits and veggies may reduce risk of breast cancer
(Author – Cheryl Mussatto MS, RD, LD)

Filling your grocery cart with a wide variety of colorful fruits and veggies is a smart move we all should be doing. But for women seeking to reduce their risk of breast cancer, it is particularly so. A recent 2016 study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, sheds new light on the importance of produce, specifically produce the colors of red, orange, yellow and dark green.

Arrest made in connection with Lyndon break-ins

LYNDON—Randy Moore, 66, Shawnee, was arrested April 29 in connection with two break-in attempts reported last week in Lyndon. The break-ins took place April 24 and 26 at Sports Mart, located at 24131 S. U.S. 75 Highway, Lyndon.

“During the investigation, it was learned that Bailey and Sons and Harrison Shooter Supply of Lyndon also were damaged by Moore,” said Laurie Dunn, Osage County sheriff. “Moore was detained on numerous counts of criminal damage to property, criminal discharge of a firearm, attempted burglary and criminal threat.”

Marguerite Westrup

Nov. 9, 1925 – May 1, 2016

LYONS—Marguerite Westrup died May 1, 2016 at St. Francis Hospital, Topeka. She was 90.

She was born Nov. 9, 1925, in McPherson County, the daughter of Paul and Lydia J. Schroeder Voth. She graduated from Little River High School with the class of 1943.

She was formerly of Little River and has lived in Lyons since 1986. She was a postal clerk and mail carrier. She was a member of First Christian Church, Lyons.

Historical walkthrough of Arvonia community

The Arvonia Historical society presented a fundraising tour Saturday to share the progress of renovating the historical school, church, city hall and Humphrey home of the small community, established in 1869.

County prepares for Burlingame Road resurfacing

LYNDON—Glen Tyson, county road and bridge supervisor, updated the Osage County Commissioners on plans to resurface the paved road north of Burlingame.

“Burlingame Road has been a back-and-forth road for some time,” Tyson said.

Tyson said he met with Kellogg Construction, Ottawa, to discuss the project

“We went up and took a tour of it, got out and kicked the side of the road some,” Tyson said. “They shot back a pretty good quote on leveling this road up.”

Michael Lee Jones

Aug. 5, 1964 – April 21, 2016

TOPEKA—Michael Lee Jones, Lyndon, died April 21, 2016, at Midland Hospice House, Topeka. He was 51.

He was born Aug. 5, 1964, at Mountain View, Mo., the son of Harold Lee and Lois Marie Pickens Jones. He graduated from Osage City High School in 1982.

He worked for CVI Funeral Supply as a vault driver. He enjoyed playing practical jokes, refinishing furniture, fishing, and the Kansas City Royals and Chiefs.

He married Holly Sue Sydik Feb. 14, 2011, at Lyndon. She survives of the home.



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The official newspaper of Osage County; the cities of Burlingame, Carbondale, Lyndon, Melvern, Olivet, Osage City, Overbrook, Quenemo and Scranton; Burlingame USD 454, Lyndon USD 421, Marais des Cygnes Valley USD 456, Osage City USD 420 and Santa Fe Trail USD 434.

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