Monthly Archives March 2018

Floyd Thomas Holscher

Floyd Thomas Holscher, entered into rest on Monday, March 19, 2018 at Holiday Resort Health and Rehabilitation, Salina, KS at the age of 99.

He was born on December 5, 1918 in Council Grove, Kansas to John L. and Dollie M. (Robinson) Holscher.

Floyd married the love of his life Geraldine Nobert in Wichita, Kansas on June 1, 1946. She preceded him in death on February 17, 2018.

He was a former resident of Denver, CO., Wichita, KS, Ada, OK, and Abilene, KS.

Floyd retired as Senior Cost Engineer from Rockwell International Denver, Colorado. Floyd was plant superintendent for Forster Manufacturing in Ada, Oklahoma. He was a Sales Engineer with J.B. Ehrsam Abilene, Kansas. Floyd also worked for Boeing Manufacturing in Wichita, Kansas.

He was a lifetime member of Knights of Columbus and also a l...

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Weather closes schools, universities; keeps workers home

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) –

Kansas school districts and universities are canceling classes and many state employees were told to stay home after another round of winter weather.

With about three-fourths of the state under a winter weather advisory, Gov. Jeff Colyer ordered the closure of state government through Thursday for nonessential employees in Shawnee County.

The University of Kansas, Wichita State University, Emporia State University, Newman University and Haskell Indian Nations University closed Thursday. Snow days also were declared in school districts in Lawrence, Wichita, Hutchinson, and several in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

One more round of freezing rain for Wichita

In Wichita, a driver was rescued from a vehicle that slid into the frigid Arkansas River.

And at the Kansas C...

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