Month: April 2013

CHERRYVALE — It took a while for Humboldt High’s softball team to shake off the rust Monday afternoon.Playing their first games in 10 days, the Lady Cubs trailed Cherryvale 6-2 after three innings of their…

BURLINGAME — Southern Coffey County’s track and field athletes earned several top medals Monday at the Bearcat Relays,Leading the charge was the Titans’ Aaron True, who won the javelin with a throw of 155 feet,…

MORAN — Marmaton Valley High’s girls scored early and often Monday.The Wildcats erupted for nine runs after one inning in their opener against visiting Altoona-Midway High, ending the game in the third frame with a…

NEODESHA — Tanner McNutt was golden — literally — Thursday afternoon.The Humboldt High senior took home first place in four events at the Neodesha Invitational Track Meet.McNutt’s gold medals in the long jump, 200- and…

BURLINGTON — Despite being outmanned on the golf course, Yates Center High’s Derrick Updegrove and Derrick Heslop still competed Monday.The duo competed in a junior varsity tournament in Burlington. The tournament format was a three-man…

Frank Travis Yoho, 33, Le Roy, died Friday, April 26, 2013, near Anderson, S.C., from the results of a motorcycle accident.Travis was born Nov. 4, 1979, in Iola, the son of William Ray Yoho and…

COFFEYVILLE — Iolan Brek Ulrich isn’t one to let a disappointing ending spoil what otherwise was a solid showing for the Iola Soccer Club Sunday. Iola Soccer Club, a traveling 14-and-under youth squad featuring players…

Amazon is the new Walmart when it comes to killing small retailers.For 18 years the online megastore has crowded in on sales from bookstores to large items including appliances and furniture.Its success is so huge…

Arnold Greenhouse, husband of the late Louise Lynn Greenhouse, originally of Iola, died April 19, 2013.He was born Dec. 24, 1926 in Brooklyn, N.Y. and attended medical school at the University of Kansas, where he…

Discussions for merger of Iola and Allen County ambulance services seem on firmer ground than ever before.At the conclusion of almost two hours of sub-committee discussions Monday evening, negotiators within the two services — Iola’s…