Month: July 2013

The Haldex plant at the northwest edge of Iola will spring back to life soon.Catalyst Artificial Lift, LLC, a Gainesville, Texas-based manufacturer and wholesaler of oilfield reciprocating rod pumps, Tuesday afternoon completed purchase of the…

Nearly 50 fledgling football fanatics flocked to Iola’s Riverside Park Tuesday evening for a youth camp hosted by Iola High football coach Doug Kerr and several Mustang players. Among the participants: above, Sam Fager learns…

“There’s history sewn into quilts, one patch at a time,” Iolan Judy McGraw said of the historical significance of the functional and artistic medium.McGraw presented a brief example of the history of quilting, along with…

Enbridge cleared a hurdle to start construction of its Flanagan Pipeline through the area when Allen County commissioners ratified a recommendation of its planning board to grant the company a special use permit Tuesday afternoon.The…

Cathleen A. Morgan, 51, Greeley, passed away on Monday, July 29, 2013, at Freeman West Hospital, Joplin, Mo. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. John’s Catholic Church, Greeley, with burial to…

The Iola Soccer Club will have tryouts Aug. 17 and 18 for youngsters ages 9-14 to play in games this fall.The club is forming three age groups: 10-and-under, 12-and-under and 14-and-under. Tryouts will be at…

Col. Charles William “Chuck” Crawford III, Sharpsburg, Ga., passed away Friday, July 26, 2013. The funeral service is Veterans Day, Nov. 11, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St.,…

Rebecca Sue “Becky” Stanley, 59, Garnett, passed away on July 21, 2013, at her home.She was preceded in death by her parents and a grandson, Hunter J.J. Shaw, in 2001. Becky is survived by her…

Iola businesses will set up shop outdoors around the square Friday and Saturday for the annual sidewalk sale.Although there is a small chance of rain this weekend many store owners plan on bringing out racks…

What may be a small drop in the bucket for the Iola Fire Department’s overall budget, will help ease the work of building inspectors and keep public buildings and businesses safer.Kayla Works, with FM Global,…