Ward commits to Palace


first_img Press Association The 25-year-old right back has penned a new deal at the Barclays Premier League club until the summer of 2018. Ward has been an ever present for the Eagles in their Premier League campaign this season, with Alan Pardew’s men having moved into 11th place well clear of the survival battle. Defender Joel Ward has signed a contract extension with Crystal Palace.center_img “It has been something that has been talked about a little bit and I am glad to now put that to the back and just concentrate with my football and I’m delighted to have signed the deal,” Ward said on the club’s official website, www.cpfc.co.uk. “The relationship with the gaffer and the club helped. I am excited for what the next few years have in store.” Ward, who signed from Portsmouth in June 2009 and helped the Eagles secure promotion back to the top flight, added: “I love the passion of the club, the fans have been exceptional since I’ve come here and they’ve welcomed me with open arms. “It has been a joy to play in front of them – especially at home – week in, week out. Even the travelling support’s been incredible.” Palace – who followed up their home win over Manchester City with an impressive 4-1 victory at relegation-threatened Sunderland last weekend – welcome West Brom to Selhurst Park on Saturday, now managed by former Eagles boss Tony Pulis. last_img read more

Thelma Struble, Caldwell: Jan. 16, 1934 – Oct. 6, 2013


first_imgThelma StrubleThelma Pauline Johnson Nuse Struble left this world to be with her Lord in Heaven October 6, 2013.Born January 16, 1934 to Edwin Clarence and Edna Dorothy Lungren Johnson, Thelma was a long standing member of the Caldwell community.  She attended grade school at District 99 and the Bellview School in the country and graduated from Caldwell High School with the class of 1951.She received her bacholors degree in teaching from Soutwestern College in Winfield, Kansas and taught school in Goddard, Kansas for 8 years.  On December 28, 1958 she married Lavern Lee Nuse.  In 1960 they bought a farm northwest of Caldwell from Thelma’s parents and started their family. Born to Thelma and Lavern were Dale, Derald and Danita.  Thelma started teaching in the Caldwell public school system in 1970, and was an exemplary teacher and roll model, touching the lives of many children until her retirement in 1996.  Thelma conducted workshops and seminars in her field of special reading.She received her Masters Degree in special reading from Northwestern College in Alva, Oklahoma in 1974.  She was a member of the International Reading Association, and was president, vice president and a coordinator at the State and district levels.  Thelma was also a member of the Caldwell Teachers Association, the Kansas Education Association, and Kansas State Collegiate Association.  Thelma was a member of the Corbin United Methodist Church and devoted her life to the Lord.  She was a member of the United Methodist Women and served many years as president.  Thelma was also very involved in the local Skylark 4-H club where she was a community leader and project leader for many years.Many young 4-H’ers learned to bake breads, cookies and pies and the kitchen stayed warm preparing for the fair each year.  She also spent hours helping kids prepare speeches and demonstrations for 4-H days.  She believed in helping kids and preparing them for the future. Thelma was an instrumental leader in starting the Caldwell Care Network and spent hours volunteering for this special service in Caldwell and volunteering at the Caldwell Hospital.  Thelma was an inspiration to the whole community.  She was a daughter, sister, wife , mother, teacher, author of recipes and community organizer.President Bush personally honored her in 1991 as one of the thousand lights in the United States of America and was a “Point of Light”.  After Lavern’s death in 1981 Thelma remained on the farm until the March 13th tornado of 1990, when she moved to town to reside with her Mother.  Thelma married Harold Eugene Struble August 11, 1991 and they made their home on south Osage in Caldwell for 22 years.  Thelma is preceded in death by her first husband Lavern, parents, Edwin and Edna Johnson.Survivors are husband Gene Struble of Caldwell, son, Dale Nuse of Caldwell, granddaughter Makenzie Nuse of Wichita, Kansas, grandson Braeden Nuse of Kechi, Kansas, son, Derald Nuse and wife Connie, grandsons, Austin and Dalton, of Rose Hill, Kansas, daughter Danita, and husband Shane Williams of Dodge City, Kansas, brothers, Melvin Johnson of Caldwell, and Clifford Johnson and wife Marty of Katy, Texas.Funeral services will be held 10:30 a. m. Thursday, October 10, 2013 at the United Methodist Church in Corbin, Kansas.Interment will be in the Corzine Cemetery, Corbin, Kansas.Memorials may be given in memory of Thelma to the Corbin United Methodist Church or to the CHS Alumni Association Special Project Fund.To share a memory or leave a condolence please visit www.schaeffermortuary.infoArrangements by Schaeffer Mortuary, 6 N. Main, Caldwell, Kansas.last_img read more

Wellington Police Notes: Monday, March 16, 2015


first_imgWellington Police notes Monday, March 16, 2015•1:20 a.m. Rob E. Supon, 26, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for no proof of insurance.•3:16 a.m. Officers took a report of a missing person in the 300 block W. 8th, Wellington. The person was eventually located.•9:50 a.m. Cody L. Smith, 20, Newkirk, Okla. was issued a notice to appear for speeding 64 mph in a 40 mph zone.•10:04 a.m. Eric Bannister, 29, Wichita, was issued a notice to appear for speeding 56 mph in a 40 mph zone.•10:50 a.m. Eva M. Foale, 72, Woodward, Okla. was issued a notice to appear for speeding 62 mph in a 40 mph zone.•12:50 p.m. Deward D. R. Burrows, 33, Wellington was arrested and confined on an arrest and detain order for violations of release conditions.•2:12 p.m. Marvin L. Segers, 63, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for speeding 57 mph in a 40 mph zone.•2:40 p.m. Officers investigated an animal bite by known owner in the 300 block S. Jefferson, Wellington.•3:36 p.m. John J. Becker, 55, Argonia, was issued a notice to appear for defective brake light.•9 p.m. Dacia L. Claffee, 21, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for driving without lights.•10:10 p.m. Savannah A. Snowden, 20, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for disobeyed stop sign.•11:25 p.m. Officers took a report of suspicious activity in the 1400 block E. 16th, Wellington.last_img read more