Month: December 2011

Funk Tank, a Lawrence-based musical group, will help Iola ring in the new year when they take the stage Saturday night at Scooter’s. Band members Lucas Parker, vocals and guitar, Sam Goodell, keys and vocals,…

Georgia Lea Frazell of Iola died Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. She was 85 years old, and passed away on her and husband Wendy’s 67th wedding…

Orel and Marian Wilson will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary at a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at First Christian Church, 1608 Oregon Rd. Orel Wilson and Marion Goodsell were married Jan. 1,…

LAHARPE — Pat Spencer had a bit of anxiety in the days leading up to Christmas. A care package giveaway that Spencer and other members of the LaHarpe Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary were putting…

Ruth Adella Sellman, 97, passed away Friday, December 30th, 2011 at Simi Valley Hospital in Simi Valley, California. She is the mother of Charles Sellman, Iola, and Gloria Snyder, Simi Valley, California. Cremation has taken…

Larry Allen Garrett, 80, Gas, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011. He was born Aug. 10, 1931, in Gove County. He married Patricia “Deanie” Aldean Arie on Nov. 25., 1951. She preceded him in death on…

With the new year always comes another round of resolutions and life goals. And with nearly 80 percent of New Year’s resolutions ending in failure, it’s best to be equipped with as much knowledge as…

Chelsea Holman, Pittsburg, and Travis Buck, Iola, announce their engagement and pending marriage. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Ron and Kindith Holman of Iola and a 2011 Iola High School and Allen County Community…

Harold Barnett, 84,  Humboldt, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011 at the Chanute Health Care Center in Chanute, KS. He was born in Leanna on Nov. 22, 1927, the son of Lewis Dewey Barnett and Cecile…

The New Year gets off to a great start with Sunday and Monday as holidays and nothing but sunny days as far ahead as anyone can pretend to see. So let’s climb to the top…