Month: July 2010

HUMBOLDT — At 71, Ellery Robertson is a first-time exhibitor at the Allen County Fair.“I just never got around to it,” he said.A shame.His photographs of fauna, flora and landscapes are surely ribbon-worthy.The fact is,…

The news went from bad to worse for Iola Public Library at Friday’s special meeting of city commissioners. The meeting was called for by Roger Carswell, library director, to request $3,450 to replace two malfunctioning…

Donald “Buddy” Mann, rural Moran, will challenge Dick Works, Humboldt, for the First District Allen County Commission seat in the Nov. 2 general election.Mann filed a petition with Allen County Clerk Sherrie Riebel, which will…

Tapanga Turner is not a newcomer to recreational shooting. At the tender age of 9, she shot her first deer.For five years, Turner has been an avid hunter. Then came a new opportunity for a…

Iola High School football players will check out their equipment for the 2010 season from 6-9 a.m. Tuesday at the high school.The Mustang football team begins two-a-day practices on Aug. 16. The IHS 2010 football…

Phil and Pat Weide will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at a cake and punch reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 8 at the North Community Building, 505 N. Buckeye St.The couple requests no…

McPherson County Old Mill Museum, Lindsborg, was the 5 p.m. June 12 setting for the wedding of Brandie Jane Barker and Brandon Carl Nelson, both of Lindsborg. Randy McCalla, Olathe, performed the ceremony. The bride…

The Rev. Roger and Mary Collins, Iola, and the Rev. Mark and Tricia Haynes, Ganado, Ariz., announce the engagement of their children, Apryl Collins, Iola, and Matthew Haynes, Oklahoma City, Okla.The bride-elect is a graduate…

It is time again to speak on behalf of our representative, Bill Otto.It is nice to have someone in Topeka who does exactly what he tells us he will do. Honesty is one of those…

If you work in the field of education, with social service agencies, in the construction industry, Bill Otto voted for you, so please vote for Bill Otto. Joan Perez, Humboldt Kan.