Month: June 2013

CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo. — A volunteer from the Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center led Ke’nai, a young male timberwolf, into the circle of SAFE BASE students. They rocked back and forth in anticipation as the…

Gary Hawk intrigued Iola citizens during Friday’s meeting of See, Hear Iola. Hawk was the guest speaker and gave a talk on his work and achievements.Hawk brought multiple visuals for the crowd to see and…

Construction of a senior living complex on a 3.8-acre parcel in the 1000 block of North Kentucky Street may start this fall.“We plan to have it open by about this time next year,” said Jack…

Mary Ann (Creitz) Conklin, 70, Byron Center, Mich., went to be with Jesus, her Lord and Savior, Thursday, June 27, 2013.  Mary Ann was a music teacher for 30 years for the Godwin Heights, Grand…

Danny and Lindsy Hurt, Humboldt, are happy to announce the birth of their son, Hunter Pierce.He was born at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center, Chanute, May 1, 2013. He weighed eight pounds, six ounces and…

Cassie Hierholzer and Gavin Cole were married May 25, 2013, at First United Methodist Church, Fort Scott.Lloyd Houk was the officiating minister.Cassie is the daughter of Eric Fox, Rockwall, Texas, and Frieda Hierholzer, Uniontown. She…

With the outcome scarcely in doubt Thursday, Iola’s AA American Legion squad changed up things a bit in its lineup.The Post 15 Indians had Levi Ashmore start the first game against visiting Garnett from the…

A thunderstorm accompanied by fierce winds swept through Allen County late Thursday night, downing limbs and trees, severing power and damaging buildings.The storm’s duration was relatively short but intense. It produced little moisture; about half…

The air became a little less oppressive Wednesday.Two rulings by the U.S. Supreme Court made life easier for same-sex couples. One decision grants federal benefits to gay couples, and the other allows a previous ruling…

A large taco meal, showers and a restful night’s sleep had the SAFE BASE students ready for a learning-filled day in the “City in the Clouds” Wednesday afternoon. The buses filed out of the Sugar…