Month: March 2013

ALTAMONT — While small in numbers, Iola High’s girls came up big on the track Thursday.The Fillies entered only a handful of events at the varsity level, but still claimed a number of medals at…

Wes and Bev Pinneo will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on April 7. Friends and family are invited to help them celebrate. Their children will host the celebration at the Kincaid Community Center on April…

Iola Rotarians got a look Thursday at facts and figures involved as Iola and Allen County consider a merger of their ambulance services.City Administrator Carl Slaugh told members Iola budgeted $1.067 million for fire and…

Arrows fly at Jefferson Jefferson Elementary School’s gym was converted into an archery range during spring break, so students could receive instruction in the shooting sport.“It gives them an opportunity to do something many of…

ALTAMONT — Iola High’s Mustangs kicked off the 2013 track and field season in fine fashion Thursday, taking second place among 10 schools at the Labette County Invitational.“We would have had the first place trophy…

Allen Community College President John Masterson impressed community members at the “See, Hear Iola!” program Friday with some of the college’s figures. In the fall of 2012 there were 2,967 students enrolled at ACC. Of…

I came away from a visit with Don Bauer this week with some lost hopes rekindled.Bauer is as much of an outdoorsman as anyone I know. He relishes opportunities to hunt big game, is right…

Twice now I’ve tried to get some “headspace,” but can’t seem to find the room. The idea was to do 10 minutes of meditation for 10 days. Andy Puddicombe, a former Buddhist monk and now…

COFFEYVILLE — A 12-day layoff ended in heartbreak for Allen Community College’s softball squad.The Red Devils came up just short in a pair of losses to Coffeyville Thursday, falling 3-2 and 7-5. The games were…

Lisa Wood, Lenexa, and Barron Snider, Edmond, Okla. are engaged to be married May 4, 2013, in Overland Park.  Lisa is the daughter of Tim and Rosann Wood, Lenexa. Barron is the son of Charile…