Month: April 2012

BURLINGTON — Iola Middle School’s track teams competed at Burlington on Friday. The IMS eighth-grade boys won their division with 81 points. Humboldt was second with 74 points. Iola’s eighth-grade girls finished second with 90…

  If you can keep your head while all around you — Leeann Maloney sits and ties her shoes as A&W teammate Charles Rogers takes charge of the soccer ball with (left to right) Tay…

Marmaton Valley High hosted a junior varsity golf tournament at Iola’s Cedarbrook Golf Course on Thursday. The Wildcats won the event with a team score of 183. Yates Center placed sixth with a 252. Humboldt’s…

PITTSBURG — The ANW Co-op Special Olympics athletes and four athletes from Allen County Special Olympics competed in Wednesday’s Southeast Kansas Area Special Olympics Track and Field Meet. It was held at Pittsburg State University.…

Duane McGraw’s willingness to be involved in community service earned him the Southeast Kansas Future Farmers of America’s Outstanding Service Award for 2012. The award is made annually to those who contribute either their time…

The “choir” listened attentively Thursday evening as school officials explained why USD 257 buildings at the very least need substantial upgrades, and that students would be served better with new facilities. The occasion was the…

Charles Shetlar, center, turned 85 this weekend. As part of the celebration his six sons (left to right) Keith of Houston, Texas, Clyde of Moran, Lloyd (up top) of Augusta, Tom of Atlanta, Ken of…

Here are a few straws in the economic wind: May is graduation month. Thousands of newly minted college graduates will swarm into the job market. Those who guessed right and did well in their studies…

The public is invited to a brainstorming session tonight to come up with ideas about how to celebrate the Bowlus Fine Arts Center. The facility will celebrate its 50th anniversary starting in July 2013 and…

Allen Community College’s softball and baseball teams had Sunday games rained out. The games are rescheduled for this afternoon and there’s playoff implications riding on the results. The Red Devil softball team is in the…