Month: February 2011

Marie Stevenson, 92, of Tryon, Neb., sister of Dorthy Hodo of LaHarpe, died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011, at Linden Court in North Platte, Neb.She was born June 8, 1918, north of North Platte, the oldest…

Perhaps more than any church in town, Iola’s St. John’s Catholic Church has felt the changing of the times. Gone are its nuns. Its school. And if you go way back — 1952 — its…

SALINA — Iola High’s wrestling program closed its third season of existence Saturday morning. But the Mustangs closed it for the second straight year at the Kansas Class 4A State Wrestling Tournament.The Mustang program is…

“Plutocracy Now” is the headline over a current Mother Jones article detailing the growing chasm between the very rich and the rest of us.The point is made in a series of graphs and charts. One…

ARKANSAS CITY — Allen County Community College’s Red Devil women and men lost their final Jayhawk Eastern Division doubleheader of the regular basketball season Saturday.The women lost to the 22nd-ranked Cowley County Community College Tiger…

Daniel and Valerie Palmer, Iola, announce the birth of a son, Kole Mark, born Feb. 10, 2011, in Iola. He weighed 9 pounds, 6.5 ounces and 20 1/2 inches long. He joins two brothers, Kaleb,…

David and Sarah Griesel, Howard, announce the birth of a son, Ryatt Bryan, born Feb. 4, 2011, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute. He weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20 inches…

A pinewood racer constructed by Jeremy Waldman, a first-year Webelos, was the overall winner of the Cub Scout Pack 55 Pinewood Derby Sunday.The derby was at Allen County Community College. Computer scoring decided races, with…

James Riley Hill Jr., 88, life-long resident of Anderson County died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, at Flint Hills Care Center in Emporia after a long illness.Riley, as he was known to most people, was born…