Month: September 2011

The fifth annual Eastern Kansas Free Youth Trap Shoot for children, 16 and younger, is Oct. 8.The trap shoot will be held that Saturday at the Lone Tree Gun Club which is about 5 miles…

Here it is in a nutshell: Iola High’s Mustangs have lost 15 straight football games and they have lost 22 consecutive games to arch-rival Chanute High’s Blue Comets.Iola and Chanute are two of the founding…

LE ROY — When the Le Roy PRIDE Committee was asked to help restock the elementary school’s pantry with school supplies, community members eagerly dug into their pockets to buy the needed supplies.“It was amazing,”…

Longtime Southeast Kansas League arch-rivals meet for the final time Friday in SEK action. But if the two current head coaches have anything to say about it, it will not be the final Iola-Chanute football…

Paul Martin Goodspeed, 49, of rural Colony died at Olathe Medical Center on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011.Paul was born Jan. 9, 1962, in Munich, Germany, to William Hunter and Ruth Marie (Martin) Goodspeed, while his…

Iola High’s Fillies had a long week of tennis action. The varsity players have one more go of it this week.The Fillies will play in their last Southeast Kansas League tennis tournament Saturday at Independence,…

HUMBOLDT — Two days of racing at Humboldt Speedway starts Friday night.The Speedway hosts The Prelude to King of American Modified Nationals presented by the McCarthy Auto Group this weekend.The two-day format involves qualifying the…

“Images of an Era,” the works of Orval Hixon, esteemed Kansas photographer at the turn of the 20th century, are on display at the Bowlus Fine Arts Center’s Mary L. Martin Gallery.“It’s just a real…

About the time most are settling into bed next weekend, Chris Jones will be loading his smoker with mounds of pork.When he’s not working at B & W Trailer Hitches, Jones frequently prepares smoked barbecue…

KINCAID — When more than 100 runners take a couple of laps around Kincaid Saturday morning in the 8 a.m. kick-off of Saturday events for the 101st Kincaid Fair, most won’t be too long in…