Month: March 2010

Iola High School’s forensics team brought in a number of top finishers in a pair of competitions, qualifying several members for the state meet in the process.The IHS one-act team of Drew Smith, Katarina McIntosh,…

Chris Heffern and the Iola High Mustangs made the visiting Labette County High Grizzlies pay for an error in the bottom of the eighth inning.In Tuesday’s opening game, Iola had battled back to tie it…

Funeral services for Iolan Mike Farris, 63, whose death Friday, March 26, 2010, was announced in Tuesday’s Register, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Feuerborn Family Funeral Service Chapel in Colony. Burial will…

Property valuation notices will be mailed Thursday.Homeowners can expect residential property values to increase about 2.8 percent on the average, Appraiser Sandy Drake told Allen County commissioners Tuesday morning.Drake said she was unsure whether the…

None of the 70 or so people who attended the last Lenten breakfast this morning at First Christian Church went away hungry. Brian Donovan and a host of helpers saw to that, fixing about 180…

Beachner Construction, St. Paul, had the winning bid to rebuild a bridge near the Allen-Neosho counties line on old U.S. 169.Bill King, director of Public Works, said Beachner’s bid of $844,310 was the lowest received…

Tuesday morning Allen County commissioners put in question Thrive Allen County’s plans for its annual meeting under a big tent on the courthouse lawn.David Toland, Thrive executive director, told commissioners the annual affair had outgrown…

NEODESHA — Humboldt High’s Lady Cubs opened defense of their Tri-Valley League title with a split against hosting Neodesha High’s Bluestreaks Tuesday.After winning the first game 8-7, the Lady Cubs dropped an 8-6 decision to…

Le Roy schools tout success LE ROY — When faced with trying to balance the budget this winter, USD 245 in Le Roy and Gridley tried something radical: they cut school to a four-day week.Begun…

Iolans will go to the polls Tuesday to express their collective opinion on the size our city’s governing body should be.Over the past two weeks the Register has published articles in which proponents ar-gued that…