Damien Burchett

April 18, 1973 - June 3, 2018

OVERBROOK - Damien "Craig" Burchett, Overbrook, died Sunday, June 3, 2018. He was 45.

He was born April 18, 1973, at Winchester, the son of Delbert Jack and Carol Ann Sharp Anno. He was a 1991 graduate of Santa Fe Trail High School.

He was employed by Westar Energy at Tecumseh Energy Center and Jeffrey Energy Center.

He was a proud father who enjoyed spending time with family, working hard, being there for anyone who needed him, hanging out with the Woodshop Guys, riding his motorcycle and drinking beer.

Nicholas "Nick" John Buek

Nov. 15, 1951 – June 21, 2018

TOPEKA — Nicholas "Nick" John Buek, Topeka, died Thursday, June 21, 2018, at Topeka. He was 66.

He was born Nov. 15, 1951, at Topeka, the son of Robert and Betty Jo Tarro Buek. He graduated from Burlingame High School in 1969 and attended Washburn University.

He worked a majority of his career in sales for 3M Dental, later working for Edmonds Dental.

Community Calendar

Friday, June 22
• Melvern Sunflower Days 8 a.m. to 11 p.m., Melvern.

Saturday, June 23
• Scranton Lions Independence Day Parade and biscuits and gravy breakfast 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Hulsopple Community Center, 300 E. Boone St., Scranton. Donations accepted. Parade begins at 10 a.m. Events at the city park all day.
• Lyndon City Wide Clean Up Day 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Lyndon.
• Melvern Sunflower Days 9 a.m. to Midnight, Melvern.
• Osage County Fair starts 9 a.m., Lyndon Saddle Club Arena, Lyndon.

Melvern Sunflower Days

The annual Melvern Sunflower Days and 4-H Fair continues through Saturday, June 23, in downtown Melvern.

Smart strategies to beat stress-induced weight gain

Cheryl Mussatto | MS, RD, LD

Cheryl Mussatto | MS, RD, LD

Edward Earl Kramer

Oct. 14, 1925 – June 18. 2018

CARBONDALE — Edward Earl Kramer, Carbondale, died Monday, June 18, 2018, at his home. He was 92.

He was born Oct. 14, 1925, at Jefferson City, Mo., the son of Frank Kramer and Elna M. Hollister Kramer. He grew up in the Overbrook and Manhattan area and moved to Albuquerque, N.M. his senior year, where he graduated from High School.

He served our country during World War II in the U.S. Navy with the rank of Seaman 1st Class with the Submarine Division 61, USS Pintado. He was honorably discharged April 14, 1946.

Scranton to host “Saturday in the Park”

Scranton, this weekend

SCRANTON — Scranton will host “Saturday in the Park” beginning at 6:30 a.m. June 23.

The day’s events will kick off with a breakfast from 6:30 to 9 a.m. prepared by the Scranton Lions Club. The Lions will also sponsor the parade starting at 10 a.m. Vendors will be available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Burlingame meal program has returned

Nutrition center opens

BURLINGAME — The hard work of a small group of people has been successful at getting the meal program for senior citizens returned to Burlingame. Kathy Poe, Raylene Quaney, Christine Shaffer and Donna Young have attended the meetings of the Osage County Commissioners and Board of Mid-America Nutrition Center, Ottawa, as well as countless hours on the phone to fight for the return of the meal program served at Townsite Apartments,

Vehicles of all kinds and ages roar into Lyndon

Tammy Schlingmann – Managing Editor

LYNDON — There was a record 145 vehicles registered for the seventh annual Get Rev’d Up motor show Saturday, June 16. The annual event is hosted by Lyndon United Methodist Church and was held in Lyndon City Park. Registered vehicles ranged from antiques to modern vehicles and customized vans to ratrods. Motorcycles were also on display in addition to the cars, trucks and vans.

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