Local News

What became clear to members of a school steering committee Thursday afternoon was that each time they present their plans to a group of the uninitiated, they’re going to have to start at square on

Joshua Knapp is guilty of murdering Iolan Shawn Cook.

Each of the McKarnin family’s five dogs has a distinct personality.



CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Kevin Kisner hit his approach shot into the Barry Burn at No.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More than 100 former students have provided firsthand accounts of sexual misconduct by the now-dead Ohio State University team physician at the center of an ongoing investigat


At Week’s End

The scene: Garnett, a hot, dusty ball field on the north side of town; July 1988.

20 Years Ago

July 1998


Tell Me About It

Nineteen members, two guests and one Cloverbud answered roll call at the July 8 meeting of the Prairie Rose 4-H Club.

Patriotism was the theme for the evening.

To Your Good Health


Michael Shayne Crays, 5, of Petrolia, passed away on July 16, 2018 at Miami Medical Center in Paola. He was born to Taron and Janeese (Pruitt) Crays in Topeka, on Dec. 20, 2012.

Jewell Francis Springston, 91, Iola, died at her home on Saturday, July 14, 2018. A funeral service honoring Jewell’s life will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Wesley United Methodist Church, 301 E.

Kenneth Alto Ling, age 91, passed away at the Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita. Kenny was born Aug. 29, 1926, southwest of Iola to Alto Amos Ling and Retha Butterfield Ling.

State and National News

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas officials have delayed the launch date for its new vehicle plates.

KNS — Cattle producers in drought-stricken Kansas counties may now cut hay or graze on land normally set aside for conservation.

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Senate’s top Republican has stripped a fellow GOP senator of a committee leadership post for publicly expressing support for two Democratic candidates.

World News

CHIANG RAI, Thailand (AP) — The youth soccer teammates rescued from a flooded cave began their first day back home with their families Thursday by going to a Buddhist temple to pray for protection

HELSINKI (AP) — With a wink and a slouch, respectively, President Donald Trump and Russia’s Vladimir Putin opened their long-awaited summit today as the American leader declared that “the world wan

LONDON (AP) — The British government released detailed plans today for what it called a “principled pragmatic and ambitious” Brexit — plans that already triggered the resignation of two top ministe

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