Month: May 2012

Classique Dance Studio will bring an international flair to the Bowlus Fine Arts Center Friday and Saturday. “Lost In Translation,” the title for the dance studio’s annual recital, will focus on dance around the world,…

Talking turkey is what Michael Waddell is all about and he admits it. “I love talking about turkey hunting and hunting in general. I’ve been working with the National Wild Turkey Federation for a long…

Iolan Robert “Bob” Lee Roy Owens, 61, died Friday, May 18, 2012. He was preceded in death by his father, Ivan Owens, and his mother, Betty Louise Owens. He was an honored Vietnam veterans. Owens…

MORAN — Ruben Lopez had a more pleasant task here Wednesday than during a previous visit. Lopez, Union Pacific superintendent of transportation services, spent several days south of Moran a year ago directing cleanup of…

Wrapping up the 2012 bowling season at Iola’s Country Lanes, several groups were acknowledged for various honors.

WASHINGTON — Iolan Clara Wicoff, 14, ended her final bid at the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Wednesday afternoon. Wicoff missed qualifying for the semi-final round by one point. She scored 22 points of the…

Republican senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham want the United States and its allies to bomb Syria in response to the massacre of 108 villagers in Houla.  “Maybe the kids will make the difference,” Sen.…

Mildred Higginbottom, 88, Garnett, died Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at Anderson County Hospital Long Term Care, Garnett. She was born in Humboldt, Oct. 29, 1923, to Levi F. and Agnes Mary (Gibbons) Showalter.  Funeral services…

David Edward Stockebrand, 66, Yates Center, husband of Sharon and father of Christopher, Joshua and Benjamin, died Tuesday, May 29. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Yates Center’s United Methodist Church. The…

 Harry E. Carter, 72, Overland Park, died Thursday, May 24, 2012, at Olathe Medical Center.   A memorial service will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Penwell Gabel Funeral Home in Olathe, with visitation beginning one…