Obituaries

Beverlee M. ConstanceSept. 7, 1927 – Feb. 18, 2021 Beverlee Marvella Constance, Cleveland, was born Sept. 7, 1927, in Fort Dodge, Iowa, the daughter of George Henry and Emma Caroline (Ferden) Brock. She died Feb. 18 at Meadow View Health and Rehabilitation, Harrisonville, at the age of 93 years, 5 months and 11 days. everlee […]

I stood alone and stand by my decision

By Dennis Minich Prejudice is a word in the English language which has been hijacked to have a very narrow definition instead of the much broader meaning intended. When we hear prejudice, we think in racial or ethnic terms and know the word is a badth ing. But in reality, prejudice means simply what is […]

Judge change denied

The murder trail of Kylr Yust remains scheduled to begin on April 5 and a number of details concerning the case were decided last week and another should be answered this week. The two major developments were the denial of a request for change of judge and the dropping of two charges against Yust. The […]

Ready to build

Students representing each of the programs at the Cass Career Center posed with shovels Monday afternoon as ground wassymbolically broken for renovations to the facility. Pictured are, Morgan Driggs, EMT; Charity Ross, practical nursing; Elizabeth Bostic, health science; Kara Lemmer, marketing; Kiara Adkins, CJ/CSI; Alex Sheldrake, fire science; Trevor Campbell, agriculture; Morgan Kampe, construction; Lucas […]

Friday tradition

Although it is being served curbside only, the annual Lenten Fish Fry is back in action Friday nights at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. The event is sponsored by the Knights of Columbus and will run through Easter. Working the food assembly line Friday night were, at left: Terry O’Brien and on the right, […]