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Charles L. Branch

Charles L. Branch, 78, of Willis, Kansas, passed away on Nov. 1, 2018, at Mission Village Living Center in Horton. A graveside service, with military honors, was held Nov. 6 at the Horton City Cemetery with Dan Maltby, officiating. Charles was born in Arkansas City, Kansas, to Kenneth Merle Branch and Fay Alsip Branch on April 11, 1940.  He married …

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184th Intelligence Wing activates UPAD to support Nebraska flood relief efforts

By Master Sgt. Matt McCoy 184th Public Affairs The 184th Intelligence Wing, Kansas Air National Guard, activated seven Airmen March 23 to provide stateside emergency assistance to Nebraska for flooding response. The recent bomb cyclone – technically called explosive cyclogenesis — that swept through the Midwest caused more than $1 billion of flood damage to Nebraska’s Missouri River Basin and …

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Jamie Lee Jones

Jamie Lee Jones, age 47, of Moran, Kansas, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2019, at his home. Jones was born Sept. 2, 1971, in Iola, Kansas, and spent his childhood years in La Harpe. He attended elementary school in La Harpe and high school in Iola. He joined the Kansas Army National Guard on the split option during his junior …

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Alex Decker

Alex Decker, Mulvane, 32, passed away Monday, March 25, 2019. Alex Decker deployed to Northern Iraq with the 714th Maintenance Company, Kansas Army National Guard, as part of the 714th Security Forces 2006-2007. Visitation will be Thursday, March 28, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. at Mulvane Christian Church, 502 Highland Park Dr., Mulvane. There will be a memorial service …

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Afternoon update to flooding in Northeast Kansas

The Kansas Division of Emergency Management State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) remains activated at a 24/7 level as major flooding is occurring along the Missouri River in Doniphan and Atchison Counties. A flash flood warning remains in effect for Doniphan County until 9:45 p.m. A flood warning is in effect for Doniphan, Wyandotte, and Leavenworth Counties. The SEOC is monitoring …

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