Roberta ‘Bodie’ McKinzie, 59, Independence, Mo., and formerly of Iola, passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014 at her home surrounded by family.
Visitation is from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Heartland, 6113 Blue Ridge Blvd., Raytown, Mo. Services are at 11 a.m., Friday also at the funeral home.
Robert Curtis Reynolds passed away on Sunday afternoon, June 19, 2016 at Grand Strand Medical Center, Myrtle Beach, S.C. He is survived by a daughter, Ellen Reynolds (Debbie Shiflett), Monroe, N.C.; a son, Curt (Katie) Reynolds, Fort Collins, Colo.; a grandson, Jake Reynolds,... [More]
D. Juanita Dunlap, 88, Iola, passed away Sunday, June 19, 2016, at Allen County Regional Hospital. Juanita was born Feb. 5, 1928, in Aldrich, Mo., the daughter of Earnest and Dorothy (Cole) Hamilton. She was raised in Springfield, Mo., where she graduated from high school in... [More]
LaDelle Mavis Carlson Cunningham died Wednesday, June 15, 2016. LaDelle was born Oct. 28, 1923, the daughter of Eric and Julia (Swanson) Carlson in Elsmore. She attended Country School near Elsmore before graduating from Elsmore High School in 1941. LaDelle graduated from the... [More]
HUMBOLDT – Late one afternoon 30 years ago Bob Adams checked lights and locks in his downtown variety store, looked at the black-faced clock with Ben Franklin splashed across the top in white, and walked out of the store for the last time. Retirement was his, after selling... [More]
Drenched in a nostalgia for the 1950s — think hula hoops, poodle skirts and hot rods; think bouffants, bobby socks and beatniks — Allen Summer Youth Theatre’s production of “Rock Around the Block” plunges the audience into the innocent world of Louise’s... [More]
Two years of groundwork from volunteers — supplied by a Healthy Living grant from the Kansas Health Foundation — have led to one of the area’s most remarkable trail systems. Organizers will celebrate the opening of the Lehigh Portland Trails with a ribbon-cutting... [More]
Familiarity played a huge role in Iola High graduates Keanan Badders and Ashlie Shields’ decisions to continue their playing careers by staying local and play for Allen Community College. Badders will join Clint Stoy’s baseball program, while Shields will be... [More]
Elysia Kunkler, who will enter Iola High School as a freshman in the fall, is “high stepping” her way to the medal stand this summer. Kunkler, 14, will compete at a regional track meet in Lawrence Saturday and Sunday as a member of the Norman (Okla.) High Steppers,... [More]