Obituary: Bonnie Rose Koons

Bonnie Rose Koons, 92, of Lindsborg, KS, passed away at 7:05 p.m., Tuesday, November 24th, while in the company of family members, at Bethany Home. Bonnie was born in Goltry, Oklahoma on February 17, 1928, a daughter of Carrie (Johnson) and George William Koons. Bonnie attended Goltry elementary schools and Goltry High School, Goltry, Oklahoma. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church Lindsborg, Kansas where she was a Sunday School teacher. Bonnie was a homemaker and she took great pride in providing for her family in this manner she also worked on the farm and as a laundry

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Obituary: Robert Warren “Bob” Martin

Robert Warren “Bob” Martin, 89, of McPherson, KS, passed away on Monday, November 23, 2020, at his home in McPherson. Bob was born August 10, 1931, in Lyons, KS, the son of Ralph W. and Mildred I. (Allen) Martin.  On December 3, 1950, Bob was united in marriage to Charlene R. King.  They celebrated 53 years of marriage before her passing on May 19, 2004. Bob graduated from McPherson High School in 1949. He was then employed by NCRA Refinery in McPherson before enlisting in the U.S. Navy in 1952.  He served his country for four years during the Korean War.  Bob later attended

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Obituary: Nadine Gay (Decker) Spence

Nadine Gay (Decker) Spence of McPherson, KS, passed away on Friday, November 20, 2020, in Henderson, NV. Nadine was born, June 2, 1954, in Newton, KS, the daughter of Robert E. and Susie L. (Rudiger) Decker.  She attended Canton Public Schools where she was a cheerleader and May Day Queen, and she graduated in 1972 as valedictorian of her class.  She attended Hutchinson Junior College, Pittsburg State University, and graduated from McPherson College with a degree in accounting. Nadine met Steve Spence at Hutchinson Junior College. They were married on June 15, 1974, at the First Baptist Church in McPherson where they

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KSHSAA Board of Directors Discuss the Winter Activity Season

TOPEKA, Kan. – The KSHSAA Board of Directors (BOD) met in a virtual format with all 78 members in attendance on Tuesday to discuss several items pertaining to the winter activity season. The BOD voted in favor to begin the winter activity competition season Dec. 1st and continue through Dec. 22nd before taking a winter moratorium for practice and competition (no practice and no competition) beginning Dec. 23rd. The winter moratorium usually runs from Dec. 23rd to Dec. 27th however the board took action to extend the moratorium on practice and competition through Jan. 3rd. Practice may begin on Jan. 4th

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Obituary: John G. Green

John G. Green, 94, of McPherson, KS, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 23, 2020, at McPherson Hospital.  He was a farmer, a carpenter for Pyle Construction, and a machinist in the R & D department of CertainTeed. He served in the United States Army during WWII from June 1945 to January 1947. John was born November 20, 1926, in Buffalo, NY, the son of John C. and Jennie K. (Kugler) Green.  He graduated from Fremont High School (Nebraska) and attended Los Angeles Pacific College (California). On September 7, 1947, John was united in marriage to Dorothy E. Pearson in Los Angeles,

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