Month: August 2012

John Drake, 66, passed away Aug. 27, 2012 at his home near Ottawa. At his request, no service is scheduled. John was born April 7, 1946, in Chanute, to Harold and Margaret Drake. He grew…

Glen and Florence Norman, owners and operators of the dry cleaning service in Iola, have announced they’re back at it. Doors at Allen County Wardrobe Service will open Tuesday at 1515 East St. The business,…

Marmaton Valley High’s Wildcats went on the road again Tuesday and captured two match victories. The Wildcats defeated host Yates Center 21-25, 25-23, 25-16 and beat Crest 25-20, 26-24. Marmaton Valley did lose to Madison…

Friday night lights turn on Friday night at Iola’s Riverside Park’s football stadium Iola High’s Mustangs will come out with new looks offensively and defensively under a new head coach. Doug Kerr guides the Mustangs…

Dan Berg, Iola, hit a hole-in-one Aug. 18 at Cedarbrook Golf Course. Berg aced the No. 4 hole from 121 yards with a pitching wedge. It was witnessed by Sheryl Berg.

Whether it’s playing sports or teaching physical education, it’s undeniable, Scott Ellis’ passion lies in athletics. This year Ellis has joined the Iola school district as new health teacher for Iola’s middle and high schools…

Clean slate. A new start. Iola High’s Fillies and Mustangs of 2012-2013 have a great opportunity to get things started on the right pathway. New coaches are with the football and volleyball teams. New leaders…

PARSONS — Iola High’s freshmen opened their volleyball season Tuesday in a quadrangular hosted by Parsons High School. The Fillies lost to Chanute 25-16, 25-11. They took Labette County and Parsons to three sets but…

Considering that Mitt Romney has been running for president for the past five years and was governor of Massachusetts for four years in the last decade, it is amazing that many Americans don’t feel that…

Momentum swings quickly in volleyball matches. On every serve either team can score the point, so teams have to be ready from the start. Allen Community College’s Red Devils were knocked for a loop right…