Month: December 2010

After three hours of discussion, Allen County Hospital trustees narrowed the list of prospective construction management firms from 10 to three.Trustees reviewed prospectuses of the 10 firms. Items of particular interest were their experience in…

Jill Vincent, Emporia, along with Joe and Sandra Davis, Miami, Okla., announce the engagement and pending marriage of their children, Mindy Vincent and Justin Coty Davis, Galena. Mindy is also the daughter of Roger Vincent,…

Gene and Maxine Dickerson were married Dec. 31, 1950, at the United Methodist Church in Bronson.The Dickersons have a son, Joe, a daughter-in-law, Paula, and a grandson, Tristan.Cards to celebrate the Dickersons’ 60th anniversary may…

Flossie Ruth Doyle of Yates Center died Monday, Dec. 27, 2010, at her home. She was 82.Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Yates Center Cemetery in Yates Center. The family will greet friends…

Les and Rita Dietrich, Colony, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday.Les Dietrich, son of the late John and Roberta Dietrch, and Rita Jones, daughter of the late Bill and Juanita Jones, were married Dec.…

GAS — Heidi Hibbs is shy and forthright, funny and persnickety — much like any other 6-year-old. But Hibbs has cerebral palsy, along with other medical conditions, that left her unable to walk until she…

Two candidates have filed for seats on the new Iola City Council, which will be formed from scratch in April.Jim Kilby, former Iola police chief, and Melinda Luttrell, owner of Brooklyn Park Antiques in downtown…

Gertrude “Gertie” Pauline Hicks Schubert died Dec. 25, 2010.She was born July 28, 1918, in Iola, the only child of Clayton and Lona Hicks, and was raised in Iola and other small towns in Allen…

Herbert Kenneth Johnson, 88, Humboldt, died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, at his home.Funeral arrangements are pending with Penwell-Gabel Humboldt Chapel.

Iola Mayor Bill Maness announced he would not seek re-election come April, when an eight-person council plus a mayor will be elected to replace the existing three-man commission.“I’m accepting a position with Senator-elect Jerry Moran…