Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Lust, 87, Iola, died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, at Iola Nursing Center.
She was born March 29, 1925, in Chicago, the daughter of J. Byron and Nellie (Davis) Boyd. She graduated from high school in Indianapolis, Ind., and worked as a hotel bookkeeper. On Nov. 28, 1986, Betty married John Lust. They made their home in Humboldt and Indian-apolis and enjoyed traveling. They made their home in Iola as their health failed.
Cremation has taken place. Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel, Iola, assisted the family. Online condolences may be left at www.iolafuneral.com.
Barbara June Whitaker-Falconbridge, was born Sept. 27, 1936 in Kansas City, Kan., to Eugene and Cecil Whitaker. She passed away Saturday evening, May 2, 2015, surrounded by her loving family and devoted friends. She was 78 years old.During her early years, Barbara, along with... [More]
Ivan Eugene Powell of 1433 Northwestern, Iola, died Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at Allen County Regional Hospital in Iola. He was born Aug. 23, 1926 to James (Jim) and Mabel Powell in Carlyle.He served in the Navy during the Korean War from December 1951 to December 1955. His first... [More]
Emil “Butch” Ludolph, 70, of Westphalia, passed away on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at his home.Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday, at St. Teresa Catholic Church in Westphalia. Burial will follow in the St. Teresa Cemetery in Westphalia. A rosary will... [More]
TOPEKA — Saturday brought validation to Regina Chriestenson’s long-held belief: Iola High School “is swimming with talent” when it comes to speech and drama.Iola brought home a pair of state championships Saturday at the Class 4A Speech and Drama Championships,... [More]
SALINA — Marmaton Valley High’s dynamic duo of Emily Boyd and Payton Wilson brought home a state title Saturday.The pair teamed up to take first place overall at the State Speech and Drama Championships Saturday in Salina.The duo’s tally headlined Marmaton Valley’s... [More]
Five Allen County high school seniors will receive the prestigious William Preston and Belvah McFadden Scholarship to attend college in the fall.From Iola are Lexie Long, daughter of Patrick and Cyndi Long, and Jonathan Tidd, son of David Tidd and the late Julie Tidd; from Marmaton... [More]
OSWEGO — Humboldt High’s baseball team picked up two road wins at Oswego on Friday. The Cubs won each game behind a high-powered offense, defeating Oswego 23-0 and 18-0.In game one’s 23-run showing, everyone in the lineup contributed for Humboldt. The Cubs were... [More]
From the inside pole position in the USRA Modified feature race, Chase Domer launched to a fast start and never looked back. He won the event wire to wire Friday. It was an outstanding performance by the Nevada, Mo., driver, and his first Humboldt feature win of the year. John... [More]