Month: March 2011

Michael and Kim Boeken, Iola, announce the birth of a son, Lucas, born March 2, 2011, at Allen County Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 10.7 ounces and was 17 3/4 inches long. He joins a…

When the person he thought was the best candidate decided not to run, Mark Burris filed for the USD 257 board at-large position.“It left a big gap when Deanne (his wife and two-term incumbent) decided…

PITTSBURG — Iola High’s Kayla Callahan along with Dalton Houk of Marmaton Valley High and Dexter Wiley of Crest High are playing in Sunday’s all-star basketball game. All three are seniors.The Fifth Annual U.S. Army…

YATES CENTER — Uniontown High head coach Chris Woods said Tuesday’s opening doubleheader loss was a learning tool for his Eagle players.“It was cold and messy but I saw a lot of positive things in…

OVERLAND PARK — Allen County Community College’s Red Devils broke an eight-game losing skid in Jayhawk Eastern Division play Tuesday. After losing the first three games of their four-game conference series at Johnson County Community…

A couple of weeks ago Rep. Marc Rhodes of Newton introduced a bill (HB 2390) that would abolish the Kan-Ed program and leave Kansas as the only state in the nation without a statewide educational…

HUMBOLDT — Seventeen hits produced 17 runs for Humboldt High’s Cubs in Tuesday’s season-opening game. The Cubs posted a 17-5 win in four innings then lost 16-3 in six innings.The Cubs took a split in…

What some term as a “no-brainer” has become a brain-teaser for Allen County Hospital trustees regarding what would be the best site for a new hospital. And time, more than money, may be the deciding…

Harold D. Yokum, 90, of Iola died Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at Iola Nursing Center.He was born May 4, 1920, in Colony, to Ernst D. and Nelle Mary (Hoffmeier) Yokum. He graduated from Colony High…

Virginia Warren says that she doesn’t know it all, but she is willing and eager to learn.She and Mark Burris are candidates for the at-large position on the USD 257 Board of Education. State aid…