Local News

Rookies has passed the test to become a veteran establishment on the downtown square.

The Iola Community Theatre’s staging of “A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail” begins tonight at 7:30 at the ICT Warehouse.

Sports

After leaving Thursday’s 18-point win frustrated, fuming and forlorn, Iola head coach Luke Bycroft could not have been more pleased by what his team brought to the court on Friday.

RICHMOND — After every game this season, Iola girls’ head coach Becky Carlson has stated emphatically that the season was young and her team was only going to get better.

YATES CENTER — The Yates Center Wildcats defended their home turf Friday with a 46-43 win over the Sedan Blue Devils in the championship game of the Wildcat Winter Classic.

State News

News from area communities

Kansas will boost its annual spending on foster care by $35 million under state Department for Families and Children grants that have been awarded to five contractors.

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Incoming Kansas Gov.

National News

President Donald Trump said Friday that Congress should provide all the money he wants for his promised U.S.-Mexico border wall.

President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, deserves a substantial prison sentence despite his cooperation in a hush money payment case.

Robert Mueller is to reveal more details about his Russia investigation on Friday as he faces court deadlines in the cases of two men who worked closely with President Donald Trump.

Opinion

Rail trail enthusiasts got an early Christmas present in November, when members of the Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission voted to rescind the user fee for the Prairie Spirit Trail.

What is the connection between a father in Wales and Iola’s Tracy Keagle?

The Iola Public Library in conjunction with Humanity House, Hope Unlimited and the Southeast Kansas Mental Health Center is bringing a series of sessions discussing sexual assault and abuse.

Lifestyle

The Kappa Alpha Chapter, Phi Tau Omega Sorority, plans to help the Iola Recreation Department with a Santa Breakfast this morning at the Iola Middle School.

“Saving Bravo” by Stephan Talty is about what is surely one of the most important previously untold tales from the Vietnam War.

News from the Carlyle area

Obituaries

Due to weather, the memorial service for Ronald Wulf, age 76 of Humboldt, will take place at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Humboldt, at 1 p.m. Saturday instead of at Mt.

Margaret Ellen Rogers, 95, Iola, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, at Allen County Regional Hospital in Iola.

World News

Oil prices spiked sharply higher Friday as major oil producers, including the OPEC cartel, agreed to cut global oil production by 1.2 million barrels a day to reduce oversupply.

WASHINGTON (AP) — After several years of little growth, global emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide experienced their largest jump in seven years, discouraging scientists.

BEIJING (AP) — China today demanded Canada release a Huawei Technologies executive who was arrested in a case that adds to technology tensions with Washington and threatens to complicate trade talk

Photos

Two Iola Boy Scouts, Desmond Quackenbush and Hunter Doolittle, were honored by the Quivira Council for their popcorn sales. 

Humboldt celebrated a festive Christmas by bicycling around the square.

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