Month: January 2010

UNIONTOWN — Crest Middle School’s Lancers notched their sixth straight victory in as many games Thursday night. Crest’s A-team beat host Uniontown 47-27. Brock Ellis scored 27 points for Crest. Craig Brailler added five points…

In early November, Iolan Mike Aronson took a stroll on the Great Wall of China. A month later he spent two weeks in Europe.A part-time job as a bodyguard for the  Ying Yang Twins, Atlanta…

By the end of the day on April 10, Chad and Jayci Cosens look to be sore and weary from their goal of battling childhood leukemia “one mile at a time.”And ideally, they’ll have more…

GARNETT — Marmaton Valley Junior High’s B-team basketball team de-feated St. Rose Thursday 38-12. Shaun Frye netted 16 points for Marmaton Valley.  Dylan Mayo-Mendel tossed in seven and Trent Johnson had six points. Kohl Enidcott…

BURLINGTON — On Wednesday, a group of anglers were fishing near the warm-water discharge in Coffey County Lake  near Burlington when they spotted an unexpected wildlife specimen — a 5-foot, 4-inch alligator. Fortunately, the grizzled…

The Iola Register’s new Web site is still under construction. So please bear with us as we process readers’ e-mails that link them to the new online edition. The Web site is free to Register…

Warren and Hazel Ebberts, Iola, announce the birth of a daughter, Sydney Anne, born Jan. 24, 2010, at Allen County Hospital. She weighed 4 pounds, 14 ounces and was 16.5 inches long.Maternal grandparents are Yvonne…

Iola High School senior Araon Cheung’s acrylic “Late Night on Mass” was selected as best painting from more than 300 entries in a statewide high school art contest recently.The painting will be presented at an…

HUMBOLDT — Dylan Sicka’s steal and layup completed a come-from-behind rally by Yates Center High’s Wildcats. The basket tied up the game, 41-41, with host Humboldt High’s Cubs.There was still 2:54 left to play in…

Iola High’s Fillies and Mustangs have 12 games under their belts, as do most of the area high school basketball teams. That leaves eight games left in the 2009-2010 season.The count could be one or…