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Benjamin J. Petterson

June 18, 1968 – Nov. 25, 2017

BENEDICT — Benjamin James “B.J.” Petterson died Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, at his home at Benedict, following a brief battle with cancer. He was 49.

He was born June 18, 1968, at Topeka, the son of Andrew B. and Gladys B. Kaseman Petterson. He grew up in New Strawn and graduated from Burlington High School in 1986. He completed Topeka Electrical JATC in 2010.

Deloris Jean Heilmann

June 9, 1928 – Nov. 22, 2017

TOPEKA — Deloris Jean Heilmann, Melvern, died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, at Presbyterian Manor, Topeka. She was 89.

She was born June 9, 1928, on a farm near Olivet, the daughter of Clifford and Elizabeth Fisher Elder. She attended grade school at Valley, .25 miles from her home and graduated from Melvern High School.

She was a homemaker and one of the founding members of the Jobs Daughters Organization in Melvern. She was a member of Eastern Star, Melvern United Methodist Church and Melvern United Methodist Women.

Burn ban permits suspended

No burning today Nov. 27

Bryce Romine, Osage County Emergency Management Director announced that all burn permits are suspended for today, Nov. 24, 2017. This is a no burn day. No outside burning allowed.

Very high fire danger today. The Rangeland Fire Danger Index will be in the very high category.

Very high fire danger means, fire control will be very difficult and require extended effort. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Burn ban permits suspended

No burning today Nov. 24

Bryce Romine, Osage County Emergency Management Director announced that all burn permits are suspended for today, Nov. 24, 2017. This is a no burn day. No outside burning allowed.

Very high fire danger today. The Rangeland Fire Danger Index will be in the very high category.

Very high fire danger means, fire control will be very difficult and require extended effort. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Ardis Jeanette Johnson Williams

May 17, 1936 – Nov. 11, 2017

WAGONER, Okla. — Ardis Jeanette Johnson Williams, formerly of the Miller community, died Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at her home at Wagoner, Okla. She was 81.

She was born May 17, 1936, at Osage City, the daughter of Edward Olaf and Nancy Fern Austin Johnson.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church.

Burn ban expired

Fire danger to remain high

Bryce Romine, Osage County Emergency Management Director is letting the burn ban issued yesterday Nov. 21, 2017 to expire at 8 a.m. this morning Nov. 22. The fire danger will be high today and expect it to remain high to very high for the next few days.

During a discussion with the National Weather Service yesterday, they predict that we will continue to have dry conditions for the next couple of weeks.

Melvern PRIDE Thanksgiving dinner

Melvern PRIDE volunteers serve Thanksgiving dinner, including turkey and all the fixings, to Melvern area residents, their friends and family members as part of the annual event that “gives back to the community.”

Nov. 23 - PDF Edition

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Burn ban permits suspended

No burning today Nov. 21

Bryce Romine, Osage County Emergency Management Director announced that all burn permits are suspended for today, Nov. 21, 2017. This is a no burn day. No outside burning allowed.

Very high fire danger today. The Rangeland Fire Danger Index will be in the very high category.

Very high fire danger means, fire control will be very difficult and require extended effort. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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