Month: April 2010

COLUMBUS — The good news for Iola High’s golf team is the Mustangs have no seniors on the squad this year. That means there’s a possibility of moving up in Southeast Kansas League play next…

OSWEGO — Marmaton Valley Junior High’s track athletes competed at a 15-school meet hosted by Oswego Thursday.The Oswego meet combined seventh- and eighth-grade athletes together in girls’ and boys’ divisions.Marmaton Valley’s boys took first in…

Wednesday the telephone rang at the house. A woman said she was calling for the Kansas Chamber of Commerce and wanted to know did I favor or oppose “those tax increases.” When told I favored…

Oil continues to flow into the Gulf of Mexico from a well 5,000 feet below the surface of the sea at an estimated rate of 210,000 gallons (5,000 barrels) a day. The off-shore drilling rig…

Jazmyne Honeycutt’s schedule can be a bit hectic, she admitted.When not focused on her studies, the Iola High School senior also is a standout athlete in a variety of sports. And since the start of…

Gail and C.J. Lacey, Kincaid, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Sharita G. Lacey, Colony, to Staff Sgt. Brandon L. Knobloch, Alvord, Iowa, son of Dietrich and Lex Knobloch, Worthing, S.D.The bride-elect…

NEODESHA — Donnie Bennett of Yates Center High and Abbie Smith of Uniontown High are having record-setting seasons in the hurdle races.At Thursday’s Neodesha High Invitational, Bennett and Smith set meet records.Bennett’s came in the…

MOUND CITY — Marmaton Valley High’s Wildcat girls earned a split with host Jayhawk-Linn High’s Jayhawks Thursday. The MVHS boys remain winless in 2010.Jayhawk-Linn blanked Marmaton Valley’s girls 10-0 in the first game of a…

Erin Nicole Peltier, Tomball, Texas, and Brian Matthew King, Houston, Texas, are planning an Oct. 9 wedding in Tomball.The bride-elect is the daughter of Susan and Arthur Peltier, Tomball. She is a 2002 graduate of…

Fern Marsh, longtime educator, accomplished musician and Iola civic contributor passed away Thursday, April 29, 2010, at Windsor Place Nursing Center in Iola, Kan., after a yearlong bout with cancer.Miss Marsh was born Dec. 30,…