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Lowell Milken Center Seeks Employees

Position available at the Lowell Milken Center for a Full-time and a Part-time employee!
Part-time position opening at the Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes-
The Lowell Milken Center is seeking an individual who has computer and organizational skills. The hours are flexible for the employee.
If interested in the position email:
Full-time position opening at the Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes-
The Lowell Milken Center is seeking a dynamic individual with a college degree who wants to change the world. The individual must be a people person who interacts well with the public while having tremendous organizational skills. The individual will also provide tours to visitors, lead group tours, plan events and fundraisers, write grants, and have the ability to adjust to new tasks easily. The job, description, and title will develop as the strengths of the hired individual is discovered.
To begin the application process, email a resume to

Obituary Of Sue Ann Cannon

Sue Ann Cannon, age 65, a former resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, and more recently of Edwardsville, Kansas, passed away early Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City. 
She was born July 6, 1952, in Ft. Scott, the daughter of Delbert Lowell Smith and Cathern Armatha Ward Smith.  Sue graduated from the Ft. Scott High School with the Class of 1970. 
She married Charles Melvin Harper and they later divorced. 
She later married Carlos Cannon on February 20, 1999. 
While living in Ft. Scott, Sue worked at Key Work Clothes, Master Printers and later for Ward-Kraft.  After moving to Edwardsville, she was employed by Midwest Bus Sales. 
She was a member of the Eastern Star and the American Legion Auxiliary of Ozawkie, Kansas. 
She enjoyed quilting and spending quality time with her family.  She especially enjoyed attending her grandchildren’s sporting events. 
Survivors include her husband, Carlos, of the home; her daughter, Tammy Phillips (Kenny); two grandchildren, Kennda Major (Curtis) and Timmy Phillips (Jami Morgan) and a great-granddaughter, Kenzi Phillips, all of Ft. Scott.  Also surviving are a brother, Raymond Smith (Tawnja), of Ft. Scott and a sister, Janet Kovacic (Ernie) of Stark, Kansas.  She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Donald Smith. 
Funeral services will be held at 10 A.M. Saturday, February 24 at the Cheney Witt Chapel.  Burial will follow in the Centerville Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 P.M. Friday at the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Ft. Scott, Kansas.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

The Bourbon County Sheriff’s Office Daily Reports Feb. 21

The current jail is located near the Sheriff’s Office in the county courthouse.

The Bourbon County Sheriff’s daily reports can best be viewed on a computer.

Click here, then click on the report.




Obituary Of Michael Owen True

Michael Owen True, age 71, a resident of Fort Scott, Kansas, died late Friday, February 16, 2018, following a heart ailment.

He was born December 11, 1946, in Kansas City, Kansas, the son of Warren D. True and Lucille Leach True. He married Joyce Haller on June 15, 1968, in Shawnee, Kansas.

Mike was retired as trainmaster with the Burlington Northern Railroad. He served in the United States Marines from 1966 to 1969. He was an active member of the MG Club and owns two MG cars. He also loved target shooting and was a member of the Bourbon County Sharpshooters. Other hobbies include fishing and remote-control airplanes.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce, of the home; one son, Steve True and wife Victoria of Ottawa, Kansas; one daughter, Julie True of Topeka; two brothers, Dave True and wife Beverly, Shawnee, Kansas, and Brad True and wife, Mary, Olathe, Kansas. Also surviving are four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Scott True.

Following cremation, the family will receive friends from 11:00 A.M. until noon, Wednesday in the Cheney Witt Chapel.

The celebration of life and memorial service will be announced at a later date to be held at his favorite fishing location. Memorials are suggested to a Grandchildren Scholarship Fund and may be sent to Cheney Witt Chapel, P.O. Box 347, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, Kansas 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at