Month: February 2012

Imagine being a child uprooted from your home because a court has been it deemed dangerous, inappropriate or unhealthy. Thirty-five children in Allen County, ages newborn to 18, have recently experienced such turmoil, either because…

Sheldon Adelson has shelled out more millions for Newt Gingrich. The billionaire casino owner has given another “substantial” contribution to an independent group supporting Gingrich which plans to launch an ad campaign in seven states…

Allen County commissioners hope to decide Thursday whether to continue offering health insurance to its employees through a partially self-insured plan, or return to Blue Cross Blue Shield. At their meeting Tuesday, commissioners asked for…

Here is what Rick Santorum said this week: “President Obama once said he wants everybody in America to go to college. What a snob. There are good, decent men and women who go out and…

Down by eight points, Iola High’s Mustangs still had time to rally against Paola High’s Panthers Tuesday night. The Panthers missed a shot and it appeared the Mustangs had their opening. Unfortunately, the Panthers pulled…

LE ROY — One more home game hit the spot for Southern Coffey County High’s Lady Titans Tuesday. In a tight game for three quarters, the Lady Titans pulled away from Hartford High’s Lady Jaguars…

UNIONTOWN —  “Survive and advance,” said Uniontown High girls’ head basketball coach Ken Holt. Holt’s words held true for both the Eagle girls and the Eagle boys in their Kansas Class 2A Substate Basketball Tournament…

Over 250 young wrestlers, ages 4-18, are invading Iola Saturday. Allen County Kids Wrestling Club is hosting its annual Mat Warrior Open. Wrestling matches begin at 9 a.m. at Iola High School’s gym. The tournament…

Celia Melendez Coronado of Humboldt, whose death on Monday and funeral and visitation services were published in Tuesday’s Register, was born on Oct. 21, 1939, in Jimenez, Chihuahua, Mexico, to Mauro Melendez Leyva and Cruz…

Luke Morin and Kayla Korte, Moran, announce the birth of a son, Jace Arthur, born Feb. 13, 2012, at Allen County Hospital. He weighed 10 pounds, 8.5 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. Maternal…