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Eldon W W Brockelman Sr

December 11, 2016 by Loretta Brockelman Persinger (Register to contact)

This is my daughter face book account as I do not use a computer,I would like to have information regarding class reunions or information on those still living you can send the information to her thank you Eldon Brockelman Sr

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Terry Michael Phillips | Free  Emporia Gazette

Terry Michael Phillips, 71, of Emporia, passed away early Sunday, June 16, 2019 at Presbyterian Manor. He was born December 11, 1947 in Emporia, KS, the ...

Howard 'Lloyd' Carnine | Free  Emporia Gazette

Howard 'Lloyd' Carnine, age 97, of the Veteran's Home in Warrensburg, passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2019. Lloyd was born November 25, 1921 to Charles ...

Officials investigating suspicious letter at Emporia High School  Emporia Gazette

Contents of a what was referred to as a “suspicious letter” sent to Emporia High School were deemed not to pose any danger.

Hart accepts position with KASB, leaving EHS | Free  Emporia Gazette

Emporia High School Principal Britton Hart announced his resignation effective June 30 at Wednesday night's USD 253 Board of Education meeting.

Fischer selected as new EHS principal | Free  Emporia Gazette

Emporia High School Principal Britton Hart recently accepted a position with the Kansas Association of School Boards, leaving USD 253 tasked with finding his ...

Fischer selected as next EHS principal | Free  Emporia Gazette

Following a thorough and diligent search process for the next Emporia High School Principal, USD 253 is announced Friday that Dathan Fischer, current EHS ...

Because You Asked: Were classes at EHS left unsupervised?  Emporia Gazette

After a post circulating on social media claimed some students at Emporia High School had been left unsupervised, concerned parents wondered how often this ...

EHS senior earns National Merit recognition | Latest News And Features  Emporia Gazette

An Emporia High School senior who earned three top academic awards for exceptional academic promise was honored during a ceremony Tuesday morning at ...

EHS tennis takes third in home invite | Free  Emporia Gazette

Extra practice time between meets benefited the Emporia High boys tennis team Friday afternoon. The Spartans placed third as a team with 47 points and had ...

Closings and Cancellations | Free  Emporia Gazette

Wednesday. Emporia State University will start two hours late. Campus opens at 10 a.m.. USD 251 - North Lyon County is closed Wednesday. USD 253 K-5 ...

Bloomquist named EHS assistant principal | Free  Emporia Gazette

Emporia Public Schools announced Wednesday that after completing the interview process, Kendra Bloomquist has been selected as the new assistant ...

Graduates 'raise the bar' | Free  Emporia Gazette

The legacy of the Emporia High School Class of 2019 will go far beyond the impressive numbers it can boast, according to Senior Class President Tyler ...

A Success Story: Muckenthaler set to graduate | Free  Emporia Gazette

Alex Muckenthaler has reached another milestone — high school graduation.

EHS to perform 'Wonderland High' | Free  Emporia Gazette

The Emporia High School Auditorium was alive with music and fun in rehearsing “Wonderland High” Thursday evening during dress rehearsal.

2 people arrested after disagreement leads to locking down an Emporia business and schools  KWCH

Emporia Police say two people from Oklahoma are jailed, in connection with a disagreement that led to locking down Emporia's Hobby Lobby Store and several ...

Five inducted into EHS Hall of Fame | Latest News And Features  Emporia Gazette

The Emporia High School Hall of Fame inducted five alumni into its ranks during a halftime ceremony at the EHS football game at Welch Stadium Friday ...

Trailblazers: EHS girls wrestling team making waves | Gaz  Emporia Gazette

Girls wrestling is a steadily growing sport across the country, and Emporia High School has been no exception.

USD 253 celebrates staff achievements | Education  Emporia Gazette

Emporia Public Schools rolled out the red carpet to celebrate the *service* of district teachers and staff during the 2018-2019 recognition ceremony Wednesday ...

Life Skills class project helps animals | Area News  Emporia Gazette

The Life Skills class from Emporia High School made a special delivery earlier this week.

Spartan wrestlers take 3rd at Winter Classic | Sports  Emporia Gazette

No matter who's in the 14-member lineup for the Emporia High wrestling team, Brook Medrano can expect them to battle and compete.

Billy Lee Linhart | Free  Emporia Gazette

Billy Lee Linhart, 72, of Emporia, died Thursday, March 7, 2019 at his home after a year-long battle with brain cancer.

USD 253 to re-bid EHS roofing project | Free  Emporia Gazette

The Emporia Public Schools Board of Education unanimously voted Wednesday evening to reject all bids for a roofing project at Emporia High School.

A chance to show off EHS highlights student, staff  Emporia Gazette

Patrons of the Emporia community got a rare glimpse of what Emporia High School students experience every day during the EHS Site Council's third ...

EHS students 'accomplish greatness' through Flex program | Education  Emporia Gazette

Emporia High students had a chance to leave a big impression Thursday evening.

Emporia High presents one-act plays | Area News  Emporia Gazette

What do a prosthetic leg, a nosy teacher and a mime have in common?

Winter Sports King and Queen | Free  Emporia Gazette

Thomas Finley and Elizabeth Schwerdtfeger were named Emporia High School Winter Sports King and Queen Saturday during the Spartans' home basketball ...

Emporia elementary schools receive grant funds | Free  Emporia Gazette

Two Emporia elementary schools were approved for grants during the Emporia Public Schools Board of Education Meeting on Wednesday evening.

Linhart impacted many lives over career | Free  Emporia Gazette

Bill Linhart made an impact on many people at some point in their lives, whether if it was as a coach, teacher or an official.

No. 5 Emporia man killed in I-35 accident | Free  Emporia Gazette

Twenty-one-year-old Angel Montes of Emporia died after he was hit by a semi tractor-trailer on Interstate 35 in the early-morning hours of July 1.

EHS Theater to present Radium Girls | News  Emporia Gazette

The Emporia High School Theater Department will present its fall production, “Radium Girls,” Nov. 16 - 17 at the EHS Auditorium.

Beran waved home | Area News  Emporia Gazette

Former Pittsburgh Pirates General Manager Branch Rickey got it right in 1951 when he typed up a description of newly-signed relief pitcher Leon “Lee” Beran.

Board to consider possible bond for district improvements  Emporia Gazette

The USD 253 Board of Education will soon begin discussions on a bond referendum for district-wide building improvements and what that might look like for ...

83rd annual Seasonal Celebration set for next week  Emporia Gazette

William Lindsay White Auditorium will once again be filled with the sounds of the holiday season during Emporia Public Schools' 83rd annual Seasonal ...

Threat against Emporia High School deemed 'not credible'  Emporia Gazette

An investigation into what was described as a "non-specific threat" by an Emporia High School student was found to be unsubstantiated, according to a ...

Area bands perform at Emporia Marching Festival | Area News  Emporia Gazette

Several high school bands marched their way to recognition Wednesday on the campus of Emporia State University for the 11th Annual Emporia Marching ...

Emporia living is back | Free  Emporia Gazette

Emporia Living Magazine will be hitting mailboxes throughout Emporia beginning this week.

Tonya Teter Brown | Free  Emporia Gazette

Tonya Teter Brown, 72, of Emporia, KS passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. She fought a courageous battle with cancer.

Ruby Lee Burch | Free  Emporia Gazette

Ruby Lee Burch, 55, Boonville, MO, formerly of Emporia, KS passed away on Friday, February 15, 2019 at her home. Memorial services will be held at a later ...

EHS Class of '56 donates remaining funds  Emporia Gazette

The Emporia Gazette. The Class of 1956 Reunion Committee has decided not to hold any further, formal reunions. The group had some cash left over, which it ...

Donna Kay Cochran | Free  Emporia Gazette

Donna Kay Cochran passed away on the night of Monday, April 15, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was 66.

Spartan swimmers take fourth on Senior Night | Free  Emporia Gazette

The Emporia High girls swim and dive team knew one of its remaining meets couldn't be its best. It happened to be in Thursday's Senior Night meet where the ...

The race of his life | Gaz  Emporia Gazette

Emporia High School freshman Austin Moore is fast.

Crowds flock downtown for Cinco de Mayo | Free  Emporia Gazette

The smell of Mexican food permeated downtown Emporia Saturday.

Migrant students celebrate their successes | Area News  Emporia Gazette

Graduates involved with the Migrant Education Program through Emporia Public Schools were treated to a reception in their honor Saturday.

HOTT, ESU award scholarships | Free  Emporia Gazette

The Emporia Gazette. Hispanics of Today and Tomorrow awarded 14 Scholarships at the 2019 Cinco de Mayo Celebration. The scholarship process consists of ...

Zombies spotted in Emporia | Area News  Emporia Gazette

Night of the Living Dead it wasn't, but the undead were out and about nonetheless Saturday.

2 jailed in Kansas after incident prompts lockdown at schools, business  Hays Post

LYON COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating two suspects for an incident that led to the temporary lockdown of schools and a Hobby Lobby ...

New assistant principal hired for Emporia High | Area News  Emporia Gazette

Emporia Public Schools announced Wednesday that after completing the interview process, Brenda Dennis was selected as the new assistant principal at ...

Barber pleads guilty to murder of Emporia native  Emporia Gazette

A man charged with murdering girlfriend and Emporia native MacKenzie Payne plead guilty in Sedgwick County District Court Monday.

Spartans blanked on Senior Night | Free  Emporia Gazette

When Oscar Macias sent substitutions into the game, Topeka High found ways to score on the Spartans' *fresh* bodies in the game.

Hopkins Project Awards announced Tuesday | Free  Emporia Gazette

Educators from around Lyon County were recognized for their continued commitment to innovation in the classroom when Hopkins Foundation Vice President ...

USD 253 approves budget for publication | Latest News And Features  Emporia Gazette

The Emporia Public Schools Board of Education approved the publication of a $75356551 budget for fiscal year 2019 during a meeting Wednesday evening at ...

USD 253 hears update on school redesign | Latest News And Features  Emporia Gazette

The Emporia Public Schools Board of Education heard an update on school redesign projects at Logan Avenue and William Allen White elementary schools ...

Elsie Grace (Shehi) Bock | Free  Emporia Gazette

Elsie Grace (Shehi) Bock, the daughter of George E. and Bertha (Sweany) Shehi, was born August 23, 1926, on the family farm near Fostoria, in Pottawatomie ...

CrossWinds reviews 2018, looks forward to future | Area News  Emporia Gazette

CrossWinds Counseling and Wellness CEO Amanda Cunningham said when she thinks about 2018, “the image of a rollercoaster comes to mind.”

Healthier Lyon County proposes sidewalk improvements | Free  Emporia Gazette

Emporia City Commissioners are closer to considering a resolution to improve some city sidewalks, bike paths and sharrows as part of a Healthier Lyon County ...

USD 253 hears update on assessment surveys | Latest News And Features  Emporia Gazette

Safety and security were the top concerns of parents and patrons of the Emporia Public School District, according to the results of a community meetings held at ...

Emporia Christian School Pancake Feed | Calendar  Emporia Gazette

ECS is gearing up for their 25th Annual Pancake Feed and Craft Show on Saturday, November 3. Enjoy sausage, all you can eat pancakes and a drink from ...

A little extra emotional | Sports  Emporia Gazette

Spartans fall in shootout to DeSoto in regional opener.

Weiss featured on Sallie Magazine cover | Latest News And Features  Emporia Gazette

A crowd eager to see the latest issue of Sallie Magazine gathered at The Copper Top for the sixth edition's debut Thursday evening.

Scholar-Athlete of the Week: Emporia High's Matthew East  WIBW

(WIBW) - Emporia High School's Matthew East is WIBW's Scholar-Athlete of the Week. East is a track and field athlete for the Spartans, running in the 300-meter ...

Emporia High School graduating seniors announced | News  Emporia Gazette

Three-hundred twenty-two students will graduate Sunday from Emporia High School and Flint Hills Learning Center. Commencement for the Class of 2017 will ...

Spartan boys struggle against Washburn Rural | Free  Emporia Gazette

Beau Welch was comfortable with where the Emporia High boys basketball team was trailing Washburn Rural, 41-37, at halftime Tuesday night.

Cigarette ignites Emporia structure fire | Free  Emporia Gazette

A cigarette butt in dry leaves was determined as the cause for a structure fire in central Emporia Saturday morning. At about 11:20 a.m., a structure fire was ...

SOS to host prom dress sale Thursday | Free  Emporia Gazette

Prom is for everyone during this year's Hope-A-Palooza, SOS's annual fundraiser. That's why the local crisis *service* provider is hosting a prom dress sale from 4 ...

New National Honor Society members inducted | Area News  Emporia Gazette

Emporia High School's National Honor Society inducted new members Monday night.

Emporian wins multiple awards from K-State | Gaz  Emporia Gazette

Emporian Rafael Garcia is young, but he recently racked up a big accomplishment.

Emporia High School Prom 2017 | Education  Emporia Gazette

Photos by Kendra Johnson/Special to The Gazette.

EHS tennis third in make-up meet | Free  Emporia Gazette

The Emporia High boys tennis team finished in a tie for third in Thursday's home meet that was moved from Tuesday due to weather.

Garrett provides university update to city | Free  Emporia Gazette

Emporia State University President Allison Garrett provided Emporia City Commissioners with an update during a study session Wednesday morning.

Update: Emporia teens not seriously hurt following rollover crash  KVOE

No one was seriously hurt following a rollover crash involving a pickup south of Emporia on J Street Monday. The accident involved a Ford F-150 pickup...

Emporia native victim of Wichita murder | Free  Emporia Gazette

MacKenzie Payne, an Emporia native who was less than a month away from beginning medical school at the University of Kansas, was identified as the victim of ...

Emporia High School announces first semester honor roll  Emporia Gazette

The honor roll for the first semester has been announced at Emporia High School. Students on the Principal's Honor Roll must have a grade point average of 4.0 ...

April Dawn Finlay | Free  Emporia Gazette

April Dawn Finlay, 58, of Emporia, Kansas died Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka from small cell cancer.

Students Awarded Prestigious Rudd Scholarships  KSAL

Twenty Five Kansas high school seniors have been named as part of the newest class of Rudd Scholars, each receiving a 4-year scholarships. Fifteen will to ...

Glass Guild blowout features students, Seattle artist | Free  Emporia Gazette

Glass can be a difficult medium with which to work. As members of Emporia State University's Glass Guild know, a 15-pound piece of molten glass feels like it ...

Helen Brown Bailey Kassens | Obituaries  Emporia Gazette

Helen Brown Bailey Kassens passed away peacefully in her sleep at Emporia Place in Emporia, Kansas on February 25, 2019. She was 98 years old.

BOE approves Lolling as new EHS Principal  Butler County Times Gazette

This week's El Dorado USD 490 Board of Education's meeting included the hiring of a new EHS Principal and Head Football Coach. Bruce Lolling will be the ...

Emporia High Homecoming 2017 | Education  Emporia Gazette

Photos by Laura Schwinn/Special to The Gazette. Homecoming week at Emporia High School culminated with a parade, coronation and the football game ...

Marshall “Hutch” Hutchinson | Free  Emporia Gazette

Marshall “Hutch” Hutchinson passed May 15 at the age of 64. The Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan provided two full weeks of compassionate ...

Emporia native Marstall to end memorable Hornet career with bowl appearance  WIBW

EMPORIA, Kan. (WIBW) - Most college football players can't say they've gotten to have their high school and collegiate success on the same field. Emporia State ...

School to bring back driver's ed | Area News  Emporia Gazette

The USD 253 Board of Education met Wednesday night to discuss the possibility of reinstating a summer driver's education course at Emporia High School and ...

USD 253 receives update on needs-based assessment | Latest News And Features  Emporia Gazette

The Emporia Public Schools Board of Education heard an update on an ongoing needs-based assessment Wednesday evening.

Set up for success | Latest News And Features  Emporia Gazette

Families, teachers and social workers at Logan Avenue and Walnut Elementary schools celebrated and shared their experiences with Communities in Schools ...

All-State Academic Team: Honorable Mention Team - News  Leavenworth Times

Each year, The Topeka Capital-Journal chooses the All-State Academic Team, a recognition of the best and brightest young minds the Sunflower State has to ...

2019 Match Day applications due Friday | Free  Emporia Gazette

The greater Emporia Community Foundation will accept applications from charitable organizations interested in participating in this year's Match Day event until ...

Wes Bell hired as EHS head football coach  Butler County Times Gazette

El Dorado High School announced the hiring of Wes Bell as the head football coach on Tuesday. Bell will bring plenty of coaching experience with him, ...

Daily Report | Free  Emporia Gazette

Police & Sheriff. Incidents Reported. Police. Tuesday. Attempt to locate, Commercial St. and W. Sixth Ave., 8:55 a.m.. Traffic - parking problem, 2900 W. 24th Ave.

New principals hired at Emporia Public Schools | News  Emporia Gazette

Baker selected as new Emporia Middle School assistant principal for the 2018-19 school year.

Mock DUI shows dangers of drinking and driving  Emporia Gazette

Sirens wailed as emergency crews raced to the scene of a two-vehicle accident at Emporia High School Monday afternoon. One student, bloodied and bruised, ...

Vandalism reported at Emporia High School | EHS  Emporia Gazette

When students and staff arrived at Emporia High School on Monday morning they may have noticed that the front sign looked a bit different. It seems vandals ...

Former Emporian prepares for directorial debut | Area News  Emporia Gazette

A native Emporian is preparing for his directorial debut with the release of his first feature film next week.

Aaron's closes Emporia location | Free  Emporia Gazette

Customers hoping to make payments or shop for deals at Aaron's Sales and Lease will find the doors locked and building empty.

Defendant seeks to change plea in Mackenzie Payne murder case  KVOE

Dylan Barber is set for sentencing next week in the murder of former Emporian Mackenzie Payne last summer. If Barber has his way, there will be no sen...

Couch receives short jail sentence, probation for role in kidnapping  Emporia Gazette

An Emporia teenager charged in connection with a November kidnapping and beating of a 16-year-old male was sentenced to 24 months probation Wednesday ...

Remembering MacKenzie: Emporia woman honored by KU Med  Emporia Gazette

A white coat emblazoned with the University of Kansas Medical School logo will decorate a wall in the home of Joie and Brian Payne, a reminder of their ...

Pats on the back | Gaz  Emporia Gazette

Editor's Note: The Gazette salutes those who make Emporia and the surrounding area a better place to live and work. The following folks deserve a pat on the ...

Madison man uninjured in Monday wreck | Free  Emporia Gazette

A Madison man walked away from a wreck unharmed Monday morning south of Emporia.

Nunez receives probation, short jail sentence | Area News  Emporia Gazette

The final suspect to be sentenced on charges related to a Nov. 2017 incident in which a 16-year-old male was kidnapped and beaten near Rocky Ford Bridge ...

Fire danger increases as burn season begins | Gaz  Emporia Gazette

The Flint Hills have begun burning. But there's no reason to sound the alarm as farmers and ranchers begin their annual prescribed burns. As winter finally gives ...

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