Month: November 2010

INDEPENDENCE — Iola Middle School’s head basketball coach Marty Taylor found a silver lining in a four-game loss trip to Independence Monday. “I told the girls, and it sounds crazy when you lose by 20…

Former Gas resident John Henry Pierce, 86, died Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010, in Houston, Texas. He was born March 28, 1924, in Clinton Mo. He was orphaned at age 8 and lived in several foster…

Jason and Terra Kegler, Iola, announce the birth of a son, Kyron Tate Kegler, born Nov. 15, 2010, at Allen County Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 14.6 ounces and was 18 inches long. He joins…

Elegant decor with a family touch will greet visitors to the home of Mark and Deanne Burris during Sunday afternoon’s Christmas homes tour. The Burrises, at 308 Fairway Ave. on the outskirts of Gas, have…

COLONY — Used pews, anyone? The Colony Christian Church has its 20-some pews for sale at $50 apiece. About 10 have been spoken for so far, said its pastor, Mark McCoy. The benches are 10…

HUMBOLDT — Terry’s Flower Shop and Home Decor and More has become a destination store for people looking for, as owner Terry Butts said, “Big city style with small town charm.” Terry’s is on the…

The 13th international meeting on climate change opened today in Cancun, Mexico. No one is expecting much to happen. The first such gathering,  in Kyoto, Japan, in 1997, produced the Kyoto Protocol. No follow-up treaty…

Iola will ring in the 2010 holiday season in style Tuesday with a lighting ceremony and the first arrival of the season of Santa Claus. The festivities begin at 6 p.m. with Iolan Becky French…

Iola Office Supplies doesn’t sell as many pen and pencil sets or briefcases as they once did for Christmas gifts. Instead, more substantial items such as office chairs are popular purchases. “We have a good…

Last year brought changes in the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference schedule — for the first time in years, some conference games were played before Christmas. Also the Jayhawk Shoot-Out  was moved to January. More…