January 2024

Trout Tales, Jan. 31

I tagged along with Publisher Kyle Troutman on Friday to the annual Career Day at the Southwest school district. He manned one of 26 tables filled with a myriad of local professionals who love their jobs enough to spend 90 minutes sharing the ins and outs of their industries.
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Purdy man graduates US Marine Corps Boot Camp

Private Travis Zan Hughes, 18, of Purdy graduated from United States Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego on Dec. 8, 2023. Private Hughes successfully completed 13 weeks of intensive basic training at MCRD San Diego as one of many recruits in Charlie Company Platoon 1043. Following a short leave, he has reported to Camp Pendleton for Infantry Training Battalion. Contributed photo
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Duane Latta

Duane Latta passed from this life and into the arms of Jesus on January 21, 2024, at Roaring River Health and Rehabilitation in Cassville, Missouri. Duane John Latta, 86, was born January 26, 1937 in Harper, Kansas to Frank Milton Latta and Verna Ruth (Wuthnow) Latta.
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Bob Mitchell

Bob Mitchell passed away peacefully in the presence of his family on November 7, 2023, at Kansas City Hospice House, Kansas City, Missouri. He was 94.
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