Month: April 2010

Today’s rain postponed the Burlington Middle School track meet which Iola Middle School was to have competed in until Monday. Start time is 10 a.m.Also the softball and baseball doubleheaders between Iola High School and…

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…

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…

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…

PARSONS — Third time was a charm for Iola High senior Kent Toland.Toland played in his third  No. 1 singles’ championship match in as many Southeast Kansas League tennis tournaments on Thursday. Twice he was…

John and LeAnna DeVoe, Iola, and Floyd and Shelly Sinclair, LaHarpe, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Shelli DeVoe and Dustin Sinclair.The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Iola High School. She…

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…

Humboldt Speedway has postponed races from tonight to Sunday afternoon because of the rain.Gates open at 2 p.m. Sunday and races begin at 4 p.m.The go-kart races for Sunday have been canceled.

BURLINGTON — Humboldt High’s track athletes competed at a Burlington High track meet Tuesday.Raquel Hill claimed silver medals in the 1600-meter run and the 3200-meter run. Her times were 6 minutes, 11 seconds for the…

Sen. John McCain led the way toward sensible immigration reform before angry politics turned him around 180 degrees. Last week Arizona Republicans passed a punitive immigration bill that requires police there to stop anyone they…