Month: October 2013

With five returnees, and a number of talented newcomers joining the Allen Community College basketball ranks, things are looking up for the 2013-14 season.Head coach Andy Shaw expects the Red Devils to surprise some people,…

More and more people are taking the necessary steps to enter the medical field. The interest in becoming a certified medication assistant as a career option has become quite popular in the local area.Certified medication…

Frances M. “Fran” Clay, 68, Iola, and formerly of Parsons, passed away Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, at Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita. She had been in failing health.She was born Feb. 9, 1945, in New…

Gayle Clair Wiley, 76, Colony, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at Allen County Regional Hospital in Iola.Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Feuerborn Family Funeral Service, Colony. Visitation will be…

There are rebuilding jobs, and then there is the task faced with Allen Community College women’s basketball coach Katie Mahoney.Mahoney, hired days before the 2013-14 school year started to replace the departing Mark James, is…

Dorothy Ellen Wray, 90, formerly of Iola, passed away Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at Emeritus at Spicewood Springs in Austin, Texas.Dorothy was born May 19, 1923, in Iola to Henry R. and Ruth Strong Hess.…

It was a storybook evening for Allen Community College’s volleyball team, Wednesday, with a thrilling Sophomore Night matchup against the Red Devils’ rivals from Neosho.But the evening filled with dramatic momentum shifts, rally-saving heroics and…

One classroom at Allen Community College is offering a glimpse into the form of modern education, and what it may be in the future.Christy Cutshaw’s classroom number is B24, and inside its walls is quite…

HUTCHINSON — Vince DeGrado knew that within the first 20 meters that Danae McGee’s race was, for all intents and purposes, already decided.“She was the favorite,” the Allen Community College cross country coach said. “I…

Fiction: Governor says he’s increased money to schools, teachers It should be good news.The state’s enrollment for K-12 students is up by 1 percent, totalling nearly 460,000 students, and follows a trend of annual increases…