Easter Egg Hunts in OS County

Check out some of the Easter egg hunts that were held this year in the April 25, 2019 edition and so many other stories, like Mayor Jon Brady, Overbrook receiving Mayor of the Year Award. If you do not have a subscription to The Osage County Herald-Chronicle, you can pick up the paper at various businesses located throughout Osage County and be sure to call our office at (785) 528-3511 to start your subscription in time for next week's paper. It is not only convenient, but it will save you money. Subscription Rates:
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April 25, 2019 - PDF Edition

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Rick J. Harper

Feb. 6, 1952 – March 20. 2019

ELLSWORTH — Rick J. Harper died March 20, 2019. He was 67.

He was born Feb. 6, 1952, at Salina, the son of Harland and Marcelyn Davis Harper.

He married Kim Lindburg April 24, 1982, at Lindsborg. She survives.

He was deputy sheriff for Ellsworth County Sheriff’s Department for many years. He was a sports enthusiast, bowled for many years, enjoyed cheering for KSU Wildcats and Kansas City Royals and loved fishing with his fishing buddy, Ken.

Brenda L. "Aunt B" Dorr

May 28, 1959 – April 17, 2019

TOPEKA — Brenda L. "Aunt B" Dorr, Burlingame, died Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at a Topeka hospital. She was 59.

She was born May 28, 1959, at Topeka, the daughter of Gerald "Shot" and Patty Whitmore Harr. She graduated from Burlingame High School in 1977 and attended Emporia State University.

She owned and operated her own businesses in Burlingame, The Craft Shop for 10 years and Aunt B's for the last 20 years. She was a member of the Burlingame City Council and was the first female mayor of Burlingame.

April 18, 2019 - PDF Edition

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Beulah McGlasson Shaw Huffman

Oct. 9, 1920 – April 11, 2019

OVERBROOK — Beulah Beatrice Huffman died Thursday, April 11, 2019, at Brookside Retirement Community, Overbrook. She was 98.

She was born October 9,1920, at Las Animas, Colo., the daughter of Emile H. and Bessie Kerfoot Fildes.

She married Bernice McGlasson, Moline, Aug. 15, 1938. They were parents of two sons, William Boyd McGlasson and Herman Loyd McGlasson. He was killed on June 7, 1952, while working for the REA. After his death, she moved to Arkansas City.

Marjorie Louise Jones Hunsicker

Feb. 10, 1918 – March 22, 2019

OSAGE CITY — Marjorie Louise Hunsicker went to be with the Lord, Friday, March 22, 2019, at Osage Nursing Center, Osage City. She was 101.

She was born Feb. 10, 1918, at Great Falls, Mont., the daughter of Clement Ira and Helen Margaret Davis Jones. She graduated from Paseo High School, Kansas City, Mo.

She married Noble Edward Hunsicker, June 29, 1940, at Kansas City, Mo. He preceded her in death in 1989. To this union five children were born, David, Dean, Darrell, Diane and Dallas. She was a mother and a homemaker.

Marjorie Louise Jones Hunsicker

Feb. 10, 1918 – March 22, 2019

OSAGE CITY — Marjorie Louise Hunsicker went to be with the Lord, Friday, March 22, 2019, at Osage Nursing Center, Osage City. She was 101.

She was born Feb. 10, 1918, at Great Falls, Mont., the daughter of Clement Ira and Helen Margaret Davis Jones. She graduated from Paseo High School, Kansas City, Mo.

She married Noble Edward Hunsicker, June 29, 1940, at Kansas City, Mo. He preceded her in death in 1989. To this union five children were born, David, Dean, Darrell, Diane and Dallas. She was a mother and a homemaker.

Albert Smith

July 17, 1923 – April 8, 2019

TOPEKA — Albert Smith, Overbrook, died Monday, April 8, 2019, at Midland Hospice House, Topeka. He was 95.

He was born July 17, 1923, on the family farm north of Osage City, the son of Virgil and Florence Anderson Smith, Sr. He lived near Richland before moving to a farm north of Overbrook.

He served in the U.S. Navy as a Petty Officer 2nd Class from 1943 to 1946 during World War II. He farmed for 68 years.

Burn permits suspended

No burning today April 11

Bryce Romine, Osage County Emergency Management Director announced that all burn permits are suspended for today, April 11, 2019. This is a no burn day. No outside burning allowed.

The Fire Danger Index will be in the very high fire danger category. The means fire control will be very difficult and require extended effort.

A wind advisory is in effect.

Southerly winds will range from 20 to 30 mph with gust of 45 mph.

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