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Buchholz services

Graveside inurnment services for Donald K. Buchholz, Moran, who died Nov. 18, 2013, at the Moran Manor, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Moran Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Allen County Hospice and may be left with the Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel, Iola.

OBITUARIES

Francie Troxel

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Francis Bonita “Francie” Troxel, 85, Iola, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, at Allen County Regional Hospital.She was born June 18, 1929, in Tamora, Neb., the daughter of Marion E. and Lula (Lauderbaugh) Hougland. She graduated from Yates Center High School in 1946 and... [More]

Bill Isaac

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Bayard native Charles Lee “Bill” Isaac, 85, rural Greenfield, Mo., died Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Lockwood, where he had lived for the past month.Funeral services, including Masonic rites, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Daniel Funeral... [More]

Lillie McAloon

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Lillie McAloon, 93, Iola, died Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at Windsor Place in Iola.Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Geneva Cemetery northwest of Iola. Memorials are suggested to the Iola Alzheimer’s Support Group and may be left with the funeral home. The family... [More]

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NEWS

Delayed fishing derby hooks onto new date

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After twice being delayed due to rainy weather, the 19th annual Hooked On Fishing, Not On Drugs fishing derby is a go.Organizer Mike Ford said the truncated derby will cast off at 1 p.m. Sunday at Abbott’s Pond on North Cottonwood Street.The derby, sponsored by the Iola... [More]

‘Shrek’ to take Bowlus stage

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The famous green ogre, Shrek, will make his debut on the Bowlus Fine Arts Center stage when The Allen Community College Theatre presents “Shrek: The Musical,” Oct. 9-11.This is the first show of the ACC drama season. Director Tony Piazza said he wants to start the... [More]

Former Iolan seriously injured

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Former Iolan Stephen Moyer, 62, remains in serious condition with what family members called a traumatic spine injury at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Mo., following a motorcycle accident last Thursday near Rogers, Ark. Moyer had been living in Lebo.The accident, which resulted... [More]

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SPORTS

Mustang offense looks for continued improvement

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Iola High’s football team travels to Central Heights Friday still looking for its first win of the season.The Vikings are 0-4 and haven’t put together much on offense, losing to Anderson County, 27-8, Santa Fe Trail, 54-6, Prairie View, 55-6, and Olpe, 48-8.The Mustangs... [More]

Iola’s Bobbie Sinclair earns third place tennis medal

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Iola High’s varsity girl’s tennis team competed at Pittsburg State University last Thursday and Coffeyville on Monday. At Pitt, Bobbi Sinclair placed third and earned a medal. Sinclair lost to Fort Scott’s Jennifer Harrison, 8-0 ,and Pitt’s Sam Cicero,... [More]

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