Month: February 2013

ALTAMONT — For much of the first half Wednesday, Iola High’s defense was clicking on all cylinders.Despite not being able to get much going on offense, the Fillies were able to harass Labette County’s guards…

LUBBOCK, Texas — Allen Community College’s indoor track team will go up against the best of the best starting Friday at the NJCAA Indoor Nationals at Texas Tech University.Allen has several athletes who have qualified…

In recent years, marijuana use has become more accepted, to the detriment of our young.Today, its palliative nature for those who suffer cancer or AIDS trumps its dangers.Perhaps because of its medical use, marijuana is…

The Lady Lancers started out the substate tournament in high fashion Wednesday night against the Altoona-Midway Jets with a 60-15 win.The contest, held in the Allen Community College gymnasium, was one-sided from the start. The…

ALTAMONT — Labette County High’s lethal transition game, spurred by lightning-quick guards and towering post players, put Iola High’s boys in a deep hole Wednesday — twice.But the Mustangs didn’t go quietly.Tyler McIntosh’s driving layup…

CHANUTE — Darian Rubow’s last game ever for Chanute High was a memorable one.The Blue Comet senior tore ligaments in her knee last week in the waning seconds of her regular season finale.The pain was…

ACC play  draws from experiences “Nic at Nite” should come with the warning, “will cause laughter.” The play is a compilation of five one-acts and opens tonight running through Saturday at Allen Community College.Unexpected one-liners,…

HUMBOLDT — A slow start did in Humboldt High’s girls Wednesday.The Lady Cubs trailed Jayhawk-Linn 42-14 after three quarters before mounting a furious comeback attempt.Humboldt outscored the Jayhawks 20-11 in the final period, but could…

About 30 families living at Crossroads Motel began looking for a new home Wednesday when they were notified power would be shut off at the motel at noon today.City Clerk Roxanne Hutton said notices were…

Harley Gene Norman, 77, Iola, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Allen County Hospital.He was born Jan. 12, 1936, in Moran, the son of Charley and Lovicia (Green) Norman. He grew up in Moran…