Winter Weather Advisory issued for Saturday, Sunday

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TOPEKA HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 7 AM SATURDAY TO NOON CST SUNDAY.

TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN SATURDAY MORNING AROUND 7 AM AND WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH NOON ON SUNDAY. THE SNOW MAY BE MODERATE AT TIMES
LATE SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY EVENING, AND THEN
AGAIN SUNDAY MORNING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES. SLEET MAY MIX IN WITH
THE SNOW ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 35. EXPECT LITTLE TO NO SLEET
ACCUMULATIONS.

Contractor selected for city sewer improvement

CARBONDALE— Carbondale’s project to update the current sewer system is on the road to construction. For months, the city council has been negotiating with BG Consultants to finalize tasks. A special meeting Feb. 26 allowed for the selection a contractor to put the sewer system in place.

“We saw some really good bid prices,” said Sam Johnson, BG Consultants.

Arlene L. Burkett Ramskill

Sept. 28, 1915 – Feb. 21, 2015

ATTICA, Ohio—Arlene L. Burkett Ramskill, Attica, Ohio, died Feb. 21, 2015. She was 99.

She was born Sept. 28, 1915, at Burlingame, the daughter of Walter and Martha Burkett.

She married Robert J. Ramskill, Burlingame. He preceded her in death on June 12, 1965.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Leora Burkett Kirby; and two brothers, Edwin Burkett, Burlingame, and Richard Burkett, Topeka.

NWS predicts significant snowfall this weekend

The National Weather Service in Topeka is forecasting the likelihood of widespread accumulating snow this weekend.

“The first wave of snow will come on Saturday, mainly between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m., with three to six inches expected by 9 p.m.,” said a release from NWS. “There may be a brief lull into early Sunday, but re-development is likely with additional accumulation through Sunday.”

Additional snowfall may continue through Tuesday, with total accumulation of five to 10 inches possible in some areas, with heavier areas in the north part of the county into Shawnee County.

Welsh tradition continues with annual tea

Continuing a Welsh tradition for the past 127 years, St. David’s Society of the State of Kansas will host a St. David’s concert 2:30 p.m. March 1 at Emporia Presbyterian Church West Campus, 1702 W. 15th Ave. March 1 is St. David’s Day which is the anniversary of the patron saint’s death.

Returning for her second year, Eluned Jones of Brookings, S.D., will be conductor and soloist for the concert. Jones is professor and head of the economics department at South Dakota State University.

Substate Basketball Brackets (Class 3-2-1A)

Dean captures regional title; SFT sends four to state

BALDWIN CITY—The Santa Fe Trail Chargers qualified four wrestlers for state at the Class 4A Regional Wrestling Tournament last weekend in Baldwin City.

“The four did a nice job,” said SFT coach Regan Erickson.

All four advanced to the quarterfinal round on Saturday, where SFT went 2-2 with Ethan Dean and Jake Hastings advancing to the championship. In Saturday’s Championship Round, Dean won 8-6 in overtime against Chandler Carter, De Soto, to earn the regional title at 220 pounds.

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Lois Hoppe Succi

July 20, 1937 – Feb. 18, 2015.

AUBURN—Lois Hoppe Succi, 77, Auburn, passed away Wednesday, February 18, 2015.

She was born July 20, 1937, in Auburn, Kansas, the daughter of William "Bill" and Emma (Maus) Hoppe. Lois graduated from Auburn High School in 1955 and attended Emporia State University.

Lois was a secretary at the Kansas Department of Animal Health.

She was a past member of Federated Church in Burlingame, a member of TOPS and volunteered with the Burlingame Girls Scouts.

She married Glen Succi on Sept. 1, 1957 and they later divorced.

Burlingame, USD 287 to vote in March 3 primary

Candidate forum to be held Wednesday, Feb. 25, at Burlingame Elementary School

BURLINGAME—Due to the number of candidates running, a primary will be held on Tuesday, March 3, to whittle down the number of Burlingame City Council candidates.

“It met the requirement for the primary with the number of people that filed,” said Rhonda Beets, Osage County clerk. “The number of open council positions times three, plus one.”

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