Eureka, KS

Charles “Chuck” Raymond Lipscomb

Charles “Chuck” Raymond Lipscomb, 98, formerly of Augusta and Moline, KS, passed away Thursday, May 12, 2022 in Eureka, KS. Visitation 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, 2022 and service 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, 2022, both at Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta, KS. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery Augusta, KS. Charles was born in El Dorado, KS on August 20, 1923, to the late Mae Gertrude (Singer) and James Christopher Lipscomb. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII. Chuck later retired as a plant manager from Mobil Refinery. He had also served on the Augusta City Council. On April 7, 1951 he married Betty Sue (Smith) Lipscomb in Eureka, KS. She preceded him in death in 2006. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Lawrence, Paul, and William Lipscomb; sisters, Erma Bryan and Mildred Munsel. He is survived by: daughter, Connie J. Lipscomb; grandchildren, Michael and David Hasting (Kris), and Julie Johnson (Mike); great grandchildren, Blake, Brandon, Brooke, Brady, Breanna, and Boston Hasting, Christina, David, and Kayla Tate, Emily, Brittany, and Katie Johnson; greatgreat grandchildren, Elizabeth Anderson, Xander Craft, Evelyn Tate, Karsynn, Hayden, and Lillyanna Hasting. Memorial donations to St. James Catholic Church, 1012 Belmont Avenue, Augusta, KS 67010.

Needle in a Haystack

Needle in a Haystack is a store in Severy that has something for every person that like to quilt or sew. They specialize in their bright colors and unique types of fabrics that they have to choose from. They also are participating in a cool contest to see how many...

SEK Cleaning Solutions Serving Eureka And Surrounding Cities

Rural Toronto resident Jesse Sample began operating SEK Cleaning Solutions in March 2022 and is serving the Eureka area as well as Yates Center, Iola, Chanute, Burlington and Fredonia.With 20 years of related experience, Sample is offering cleaning services for a variety of flooring types including carpets, rugs, tile and ...

Eureka’s 2022 Summer Recreational Ball Schedules Announced

The 2022 summer ball schedules have been released by the Eureka Recreation Commissioner. Eureka RecreationalEureka Recreational Summer League schedules are as follows:T-BallAll games will be played at the old high school lot. Fields: North=N and South-=S.June 16 p.m., 1 vs 2 N; 3 vs 4 S7 p.m., 5 vs 6 ...

Tornado Softball Split With Cherryvale Chargers

Eureka Softball put up nine runs in the first inning of game one Friday, April 29 on their way to a 15-3 victory over Cherryvale. Leading the Tornadoes with Runs Batted In (RBIs) were Kate Coulter and Leah Miles with 3 each. Also scoring RBIs were Alyssa Gore with 2 ...

Submitted Letter Of Retirement

After 26 years of serving Eureka as City Fire Chief and 12 years as Greenwood County Fire Chief, Doug Williams submitted his letter of retirement to both entities, on Monday of this week.Chief Williams has been with Eureka City Fire for 37 years, serving as a volunteer firefighter, Deputy Chief ...


Margaret Helen Haney of Eureka, died Saturday, April 30, 2022, at Eureka Nursing Center in Eureka, at the age of 91. She was born June 4, 1930, on a farm near Strong City, Kansas the daughter of John and Mary (Scheve) Gamer. She attended Neva Grade School, and graduated from Elmdale High School with the Class of 1948. Following graduation, Margaret moved to Emporia where she went to work for McCellan Variety Store and New Process Cleaners. In 1951, she married Frank Scheaffer, and to this union two daughters were born. They later divorced.

In loving memory of EugEnE (gEnE) Austin WAtts

Eugene (Gene) Austin Watts of Toronto died on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at his home at the age of 66. He was born on September 14, 1955, in Eureka, Kan. the son of Bert and Doris (Maley) Watts-Winn. He was raised in the Quincy, Kan. area. He was married to Virginia Darlene Ivy. To this union, two children were born. The marriage later ended in divorce. He married Bonita Henley on December 15, 1985. To this union, a son was born and a step-son was added to his family.

City Of Eureka Continues Grid-Based Code Enforcement Plan

In April of 2021, the Eureka City Council approved a grid-based approach to the code enforcement system.In the new system, the City of Eureka has been divided into 11 sectors (pictured in the diagram at right), within which code enforcement efforts are concentrated. Code Enforcement and Animal Control Officer Terry ...