Month: October 2011

Sign-up for those seeking assistance through Adopt-A-Child, one of Iola’s largest Christmas charity ventures, runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church.Any Allen County family that receives assistance from the Kansas…

With scores of youngsters darting about in Iola’s Recreation Community Building Saturday, just as many had a devil of a time enjoying outdoor activities.An elaborate hay bale maze set up as part of the annual…

Steve Jobs was having lunch with Rupert Murdock, the media mogul. “Rupert,” Jobs is supposed to have said, “you’ve got it wrong. The new axis is not conservative versus liberal. It’s constructive versus destructive. And…

WAMEGO — On a picture-perfect fall day in late October, Zach Louk ran his final high school race, his way.“I planned to run it just like I did,” Louk said after finishing 12th in the…

Courtney Lair, daughter of Greg and Judy Lair, Piqua, was honored during Kansas State University’s weekend homecoming activities with the Young Professional Award.The award is given to honor significant contributions in human ecology by a…

Delbert L. Smith, 96, rural Neosho Falls, died Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, at Windsor Place Nursing Center in Iola.He was born Jan. 24, 1915, in Mapleton, the son of Willard L. and Bertha Mae (Delzell)…

Jerrik Sigg, Iola High senior tailback, has a few more yards than the Register reported in Saturday’s record-breaking performance from last Thursday.The Register found out from IHS head coach Rick Horton that Sigg had 967…

The Great Depression of the 1930s was so much different than today that “it’s hard to get the difference across,” Emerson Lynn said Thursday evening. His stage was the North Community Building, where about 100…

New coach, again. New attitude. New direction.Allen County Community College’s women’s team is loaded with freshmen. Two returning sophomores from last year’s 3-27 team lead the way for the Red Devils into the 2011-2012 basketball…

Five returning sophomores, three transfer sophomores and five freshmen make up Allen County Community College’s Red Devil men’s basketball team for 2011-2012. Team chemistry is key for ACCC this season.“Our strength is that we do…