Jackie L. Barger

Died - Aug. 9, 2018

BURLINGTON - Jackie L. Barger, Emporia, died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, at the Life Care Center, Burlington. He was 54.

Cremation is planned and celebration of life visitation will be at a later day.

Jones VanArsdale Funeral Home, Lebo, is assisting the family.

Russell D. Swarts

Dec. 30, 1924 – Aug. 8, 2018

TOPEKA — Russell D. Swarts, Topeka, died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. He was 93.

He was born Dec. 30, 1924, at Topeka, the son of Harry and Jessie M. Benton Swarts. He was a graduate of Osage City High School. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He married Ellen C. Holden Oct. 6, 1948, at Topeka. She preceded him in death on April 2, 2009.

Anice Oneda Benton Waltrip

Jan. 23 1926 - July 9, 2018

TOPEKA - Anice Oneda Benton Waltrip, Carbondale, died Monday, July 9,2018, at Midland Care Hospice, Topeka. She was 92.

She was born Jan. 23, 1926, at French Town, Ark., the daughter of the late Cora Carr and Dewitt Benton.

She married Charles Waltrip April 25, 1943, at Salem, Ark. This past April Charles and her celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary. He survives of the home.

She worked for several years in the cafeteria as a cook for the Scranton Grade School.

Community Calendar Aug. 9 - Sept. 11

The community calendar for Aug. 9 through Sept. 11 has been updated.

Scranton in Spring of 1969

The City of Scranton has been gifted pictures of the town taken in the spring of 1969 by Larry Rosenberger, a photojournalist, who was a senior at the University of Kansas at the time and working on a project. Read more about the pictures in the August 9, 2018 edition of the Osage County Herald-Chronicle. You can also see all the original pictures at Scranton City Hall.

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Helen Louise Hendricks

June 3, 1930 - Aug. 1 2018

POTWIN - Helen Louise Hendricks, long-time resident of Potwin, died Aug. 1, 2018 from a brief illness, surrounded by her children and other family. She was 88.

She was born June 3, 1930, at Wichita, the daughter of Emil (Howard) and Florence Ruth Henderson. She attended Potwin High School.

She married Norris "Jim" Hendricks, June 10, 1947. They were married 61 years before Jim's death in 2008.

Intersection Closing for 14 Days

The City of Osage City has submitted the following announcement.
"The intersection of 4th & Ellinwood will be closed from Monday August 6th-Monday August 20th. Please use Safford Street for School access. Thank you!!"

Fire Danger Elevated to HIGH

The Osage County Emergency Management has elevated the fire danger for today, Friday, August 3, 2018, to HIGH. Today's forecast is: sunny; high near 96; south wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Betty Jean Standiferd

Nov. 6, 1923 – July 31, 2018

OSAGE CITY — Betty Jean Standiferd, Lebo, died Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at Osage Nursing Center, Osage City. She was 94.

She was born Nov. 6, 1923, at Lebo, the daughter of William Fred and Laura Myonette Rutledge Rosine. She attended the Sunny Knoll District No. 18 Country School through the eighth grade. She graduated from Lebo High School with the class of 1941.



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