Month: July 2012

4-H clubs decorated bales of hay for the Allen County Fair. From left, entries from Prairie Dell, Square B, Logan Pals and Prairie Rose. 

Lila M. Mace, 94, Colony, passed away Sunday, July 29, 2012, at Golden Heights in Garnett. She was born Sept. 12, 1917, in Yuma, Colo., the daughter of John Benjamin and Edith Caroline (Drew) Husted.…

SABETHA — With a full head of steam, Iola American Legion Leslie J. Campbell Post 15’s AA Indians go into their second straight Kansas American Legion AA State Baseball Tournament. The AA Indians (37-3) take…

HUMBOLDT — Humboldt council members unanimously approved a budget for 2013 that includes a property tax levy increase of 9.598 mills. Provided the budget is approved at a public hearing on Aug. 13, the total…

Looking for a sure-fire vocation: Go into health care. The Affordable Health Care Act (Obamacare) is scheduled to expand Medicaid to millions of now-uninsured Americans by 2014. Thousands of additional physicians will be needed to…

Dear editor, I have known Ed Bideau going back to the late 1970s when I was a deputy sheriff and he was our new county attorney. I worked with him on many cases while I…

Dick Cheney’s heart transplant perked him up enough to push him into the presidential race. President Obama was, he told a newsman, a “weak president.” Weak, he explained, because he is pulling U.S. troops out…

As long as she can remember, Sabra Aguirre has liked to sing. Now, home from learning the nuances of cosmetology and hair care in Wichita, Sabra, 21, is working with her mother, Pam Tressler, at…

HUMBOLDT — Racing fans were revved up Friday night with both the regular stock car divisions at Humboldt Speedway along with the Lucas Oil MLRA Late Models. Jesse Stovall of Galena, Mo., held the outside…

Allen County 4-H’ers learned Monday how they can take better photographs, improve their performances in the kitchen and maybe save a little money by spending more time behind a sewing machine. Judges in several categories…