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Two things convinced Barry Adams, 75, he wanted to be a barber when he graduated from Humboldt High School in 1961.

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Another extensive search in and near the Neosho River for Iolan Aaron Hutton, suspected in a Wednesday morning armed robbery in Iola, came up empty Thursday and Friday.

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Iola City Council members will get their first look Monday at conclusions drawn from a top-to-bottom organizational analysis of the city.

Sports

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Melvin Gordon’s prolonged holdout and Derwin James’ foot injury in L.A., Antonio Brown’s head-to-toe spectacle in Oakland, and a spinning turnstile of head coaches and quarterbacks in Denver all co

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Just like many tennis fans, Coco Gauff’s father expects a lot from his precocious, 15-year-old daughter.

Kansas City has more days with a high heat index than it did a few decades ago, and that could make outdoor sports and exercise more dangerous.

State News

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A law enforcement officer said that former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach asked him to investigate possible double voting and non-citizen voting, and that missing ammunition that had been purchased by Kobach’s office was to keep his certification current.

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a 14-year-old was arrested after he pointed a loaded gun at a group of girls outside a Wichita elementary school.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Billionaire industrialist David H. Koch, who with his older brother Charles was both celebrated and demonized for transforming American politics by pouring their riches into conservative causes, died Friday at 79.

National News

Stocks tumbled on Wall Street after President Donald Trump said he “hereby ordered” U.S. companies to consider alternatives to doing business in China. He also said he would respond to Beijing’s latest tariff increase later Friday.

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Two tropical disturbances have been detected in the Atlantic Ocean as one of them closes in on the southeastern tip of Florida, according to the National Hurricane Center.

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — A family that traces its bloodline to America’s first enslaved Africans said Friday that their ancestors endured unimaginable toil and hardship — but they also helped forge the nation.

Opinion

An indoor pool would be great.

Community leaders should partner with ACC on new rec center.

As policymakers manage the daily reality of Kansas’s prison crisis, let’s understand the core issue and its implications. Kansas has a growing prison population, but lags other states on criminal justice reforms that could curb that growth, ease managing prisons, and reduce budget strain from prisons.

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Since he left Kansas to serve as Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom, former Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has kept a busy schedule while traveling the world. 

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If all goes well, Iola’s Recreation Community Building at Riverside Park will be ready for the public by early summer.

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A long-range master plan for USD 257 eventually could shift the Iola High School campus to the east side of Cottonwood Street, though that could be years away.

Community

Don and Delma (Smith) Goff will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with family and friends.

The couple was married Sept. 5, 1959, in Carlyle.

The Kappa Alpha Chapter of Phi Tau Omega Sorority held its August social at Community National Bank Monday, with Colleen Ellis and Janet Wilson hosting 15 members.

Carlyle Presbyterian Church

Obituaries

Betty Holm

Linda Smith

Tom McAdam, age 79, of Moran, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.

World News

Stocks tumbled on Wall Street after President Donald Trump said he “hereby ordered” U.S. companies to consider alternatives to doing business in China. He also said he would respond to Beijing’s latest tariff increase later Friday.

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad.

U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel a visit to Denmark next month after the prime minister described his plan to buy Greenland as “absurd” took the Danish royal palace by surprise, a spokeswoman said today.

Photos

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The A Iola Indians earned a split against Garnett.

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The 54th annual Little Oscars celebration — themed “An Evening on Broadway” — highlighted another banner year for the Iola High School Drama Department, and its two main productions, “She Kills Mon

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