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Lorene Scheer

Lorene L. Scheer, 82, Iola, passed away on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at the Allen County Regional Hospital.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Wednesday, at the Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola.  Burial will follow in the LaHarpe Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Community Baptist Church and may be left with the funeral home.  To sign the guestbook online or leave a condolence, go to www.iolafuneral.com.

OBITUARIES

Marilyn Drake

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Marilyn Wheeler Drake, 85, left this earth for her heavenly home Friday, May 6, 2016, at Windsor House in Iola, Kansas. She will always be known for her wonderful smile and serving heart. Marilyn was born in Kansas City, Kan., the third daughter of Claude and Alma (Brumfield)... [More]

Joan Dix

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Joan Marie Dix, 69, Iola, died Monday, May 2, 2016, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Joan was born Sept. 5, 1946, in Iola, the daughter of Carl and Pauline (Madison) Grogan. She grew up in Iola. On Dec. 24, 1964, she married Robert Dwayne Dix and they made their home... [More]

Pat Starr

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Patricia R. “Pat” Starr, devoted homemaker and community volunteer, passed away at Hospice House Thursday, April 28, 2016. She was born Dec. 26, 1938, in Iola, and was raised there by her parents, David and Eileen (Callaway) Shannon until graduating from Iola High... [More]

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NEWS

Another charge for murder suspect

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Iolan Amber Boeken, charged with first-degree murder in the death of Shawn Cook, faces an additional charge of  battering a corrections officer. Allen County Attorney Jerry Hathaway filed the felony charge this week in Allen County District Court. “She had an issue... [More]

She shares passion for patching

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Animals galore excite youngsters, elders alike

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Becky Robb gave kids and adults a chance to see, pet and bond with a wide representation of her menagerie at Riverside Park Thursday. “This is the fourth year I’ve had the animals here,” Robb said, allowing it was easier for her to trailer the animals, from... [More]

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SPORTS

Humboldt thumps Uniontown

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The Cubs baseball team continued to roll along Thursday when it picked up a pair of home wins to run its record to 14-0 on the season.  It only took the Cubs a combined seven innings to dispatch the Eagles. They won game one 15-0 in four innings and took game two 16-0 in... [More]

Cubs’ Wilhite gets perfection

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HUMBOLDT — Humboldt softball coach Brad Piley wishes he could keep All-State pitcher Courtney Richey on his roster long past this season, but when he does lose the senior next season, it won’t be  like the Cubs will lack for an ace. Sophomore Rylan Wilhite has... [More]

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