Semi lands in ditch

Keith Smith, Star Dispatchers LLC, missed a turn Oct. 1 and ended up in a ditch on Fourth and Main streets, Osage City. He had a cargo of recycled plastic to be delivered in Minnesota. According to Osage City Police, there was no damage. Terry’s Towing Service, Lyndon, removed the truck.

Marvel E. Fisher

Nov. 16 1925 – Oct. 1, 2014

OTTAWA—Marvel E. Fisher, Ottawa, formerly of Overbrook, passed away peacefully at Ottawa Retirement Village Oct. 1, 2014. She had been a resident of ORV for the past three years. She was 88.

She was born Nov. 16, 1925, the daughter of Edward and Eva McCain, Michigan Valley.

She married John D. Harmison October 1945, at Washington D.C. They later divorced.

2014 Hunting Guide

The 2014 Hunting Guide for Coffey and Osage counties and surrounding areas. Published Oct. 2 in The Osage County Herald-Chronicle and Oct. 3 in The Coffey County Republican.

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Tuesday Volleyball Scores

Lyndon (22-4) def. Council Grove – 18-25, 25-10, 25-21
Council Grove def. Lyndon – 26-28, 25-22, 16-25

MdCV (7-12) def. Hartford (6-17) – 25-17; 21-25; 25-15
Hartford def. MdCV – 25-11; 25-15

Olpe (14-8) def. Burlingame (7-15) – 25-13; 25-9
Southern Coffey (5-14) def. Burlingame – 26-28; 25-19; 25-19

LCL Standings
1. Olpe (4-0)
2. Waverly (3-0)
3. Madison (2-2)
4. Lebo (2-2)
5. Southern Coffey (1-2)
6. MdCV (1-2)
7. Burlingame (1-3)
8. Hartford (0-3)

LETTER: Set your sights on kindness

Dear Editor:

October is Bullying Prevention Month. In the 2014 Kansas Communities That Care Survey, more than 13,000 Kansas students stated they were bullied between one and two times per week, and approximately 2,500 students disclosed being bullied each day. Nationwide, around 160,000 U.S. children stay home from school each day due to fear of attack or intimidation by other students (National Education Association).

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Candidate forum Wednesday at SFTHS

CARBONDALE—A candidate forum featuring the Democratic and Republican nominees for Osage County’s three state representatives and senator positions will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, at Santa Fe Trail High School.

Mildred Lou Lininger

May 10, 1942 – Sept. 28, 2014

TOPEKA—Mildred Lou Lininger, Melvern, died Sept. 28, 2014, at Stormont-Vail Hospital, Topeka. She was 72.

She was born May 10, 1942, at Canton, Ill., the daughter of George and Mildred Carley. She lived in Melvern since 1980.

She was a hairdresser and a security deputy. She was a member of the Melvern City Council. She loved to crochet and sew.

She married Charles “Bud” Lininger in May 1980. He survives of the home.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Mildred; and a brother, George Carley.

Harold C. Brecheisen

March 8, 1928 – Sept. 28, 2014

OSAGE CITY—Harold C. Brecheisen, Vassar, died Sept. 28, 2014, at Osage Nursing Center, Osage City. He was 86.

He was born March 8, 1928, on the family farm south of Vassar, the son of Vivian and Verna Redenbaugh Brecheisen.

He grew up on the family farm with nine siblings, expecting to farm the rest of his life. He lived in Osage City, New Mexico and Sierra Vista, Ariz., then returned to Osage City.

Douglas Lee McGrew

Sept. 26, 2014

CARBONDALE—Douglas Lee McGrew, Carbondale, died Sept. 26, 2014, from health complications. He was 54.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Mary Francis McGrew; and a brother, John Daniel McGrew.

He is survived by two daughters, Jennifer Garst and Lesley McGrew; a son, Bryan McGrew; and a nephew, Michael McGrew.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Oct. 2 at Church of Christian Fellowship, Carbondale.

Memorial contributions may be made to Church of Christian Fellowship, 403 Commercial St., Carbondale, KS 66414.

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