Coeur D’ Alene Park swim beach closed at Melvern Lake

MELVERN — The U.S Army Corps of Engineers at Melvern Lake announce the Coeur D’ Alene Park swim beach is closed after receiving positive test results for blue-green algae this week.

Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for 10 Purchasing Systems of PWWSD No. 12

Boil Water Advisory Still in Effect for the City of Melvern in Osage County

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for 10 of the purchasing systems of Public Wholesale Water Supply District No. 12. The advisory was issued because of a line break resulting in a loss of pressure in the system. Failure to maintain adequate pressure may result in a loss of chlorine residuals and bacterial contamination.

Edith M. Montgomery

Oct. 25, 1926 – Aug. 21, 2018

BURLINGAME — Edith M. Montgomery, Burlingame, died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018 at an Osage City nursing home. She was 91.

She was born Oct. 25, 1926 at Belvue, the daughter of Gallus and Maud Archbold Voelker. She graduated from Maple Hill High School. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church.

She married Ivan L. Montgomery on May 1, 1950. He preceded her in death on Dec. 12, 1991. She was also preceded in death by a brother, LeRoy Voelker.

Richard "Rich" L. Taylor

Sept. 29, 1949 – Aug. 21, 2018

BURLINGAME — Richard "Rich" L. Taylor, Burlingame, died on Aug. 21, 2018. He was 68.

Cloyce Duane Thornbrugh

July 6, 1923 - Aug. 21, 2018

OTTAWA — Cloyce Duane Thornbrugh died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018 at the Olathe Hospice House. He was 95.

He was born on July 6, 1923 in Quenemo, the son of John and Nina Creviston Thornbrugh. He grew up near Quenemo and lived there and Waverly before moving to Ottawa.

Community Calendar Aug. 23 - Sept. 3

Thursday, Aug. 23
• Friends and family of Sandra Thurman and the Pilcrow Foundation’s new book open house, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 6 p.m., Lyndon Carnegie Library.
• iTone Free Fitness, 6 to 7 p.m., Carbondale City Hall. Classes are free. For more information, contact Anna Smith at (785) 221-8816 or iToneWalkiT@gmail.com.

Olive June Greene Meggison

Olive June Greene Meggison

3, 1929 – Aug. 15, 2018

TOPEKA — Olive June Greene Meggison of Topeka died Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at Lexington Park Health and Rehab, Topeka. She was 89.

She was born July 3, 1929 in Murry, Neb., the daughter of Joseph Newton Greene and Stella Pike Greene. She grew up and attended schools in Union, Neb.

On December 28, 1936 she was united in marriage to Donald Lee Meggison. They shared over 44 years of marriage before the death of her husband on Nov. 23, 1990.

She worked for AT&T in Topeka, where she mapped out phone lines.

A Week in Osage County

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Public Health Warning for Michigan Valley Swim Beach at Pomona Lake

Public Service Announcement - Public Health Warning for Michigan Valley Swim Beach at Pomona Lake.

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