Obituary for Elizabeth M. ‘Beth’ Gallup 10/9/56-2/6/10

Beth and her Italian Greyhound on their 4-month odyssey to areas ravaged by Hurricane Katrina

10/9/1956-2/6/10

Elizabeth Margaret-Mary Gallup (or “E-M- Squared-G” as she sometimes wrote) was born on October 9, 1956, in Ft. Leavenworth, KS. At that moment, she was the youngest child of Colonel Samuel Charles Gallup and Juanita Gallup, and the only girl in their brood of four. Continue reading Obituary for Elizabeth M. ‘Beth’ Gallup 10/9/56-2/6/10

Obituary for Trulie Lyddon

Trulie L. Lyddon, 89, of Lakeview Village in Lenexa, formerly of Lake Quivira, passed away February 12. Trulie was born in Kansas City, Missouri. Private family services. (Arrangements: Cremation Society of Kansas & Missouri, 8837 Roe, Prairie Village, KS 66207; 913-383-9888.)

Snow Removal Crew Performs ‘Above-and-Beyond’ During Holiday Storms

By Jim and Joan Davies

A long time ago someone told us it was really nice coming home to the Lake after work during a snow storm, because they knew no matter how bad the roads were on the way home, they would be cleared and safe after coming through the gates.

After driving back home from Colorado Springs several days after Christmas, we learned the truth of this statement. The entire seven days we were in the metropolis that is today’s Colorado Springs, we drove on very few streets which had been cleared of the recent snows. When we arrived home to Lake Quivira, we immediately saw high snow berms from the frequent plowings haven taken place while we were gone. Amazingly, all of our hometown streets were clear from the City Limit sign on Holliday Drive to our very own driveway. Continue reading Snow Removal Crew Performs ‘Above-and-Beyond’ During Holiday Storms

Local Team Wins Award at Future City Competition at KU

By Giovanna Michaelis

The Great Plains Regional Future City Competition, sponsored by the nation’s professional engineering community, took place on January 23 at the University of Kansas with more than 200 middle school students from Kansas and Missouri. Future City is the nation’s largest engineering education program and among the most popular. More than 33,000 students from 1,100 middle schools participated nationwide. Continue reading Local Team Wins Award at Future City Competition at KU

9-hole golfer receives Healthcare Pro of the Year award

By Laurie Walker

Greetings!!… Sharon Cormack was kind enough to pass along this information which was printed in the Star within the last few days. HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to Deanna Markley (one of our 9-Holers) for this lovely honor!!!  (Deanna’s e-mail address is: markley@everestkc.net) Continue reading 9-hole golfer receives Healthcare Pro of the Year award