Month: November 2014

Food is for the body; fellowship for the soul.Both are necessary to be healthy.So come out Thursday to First Presbyterian Church’s Thanksgiving Day meal, beginning at 2:30 p.m.We are an increasingly insular society, despite our…

Both Allen Community College’s men and women basketball teams went into Thanksgiving break with a win on Tuesday night. The usually ruckus student body section was empty because of the holiday break. No classes were…

Hospital trustees held off paying $95,000 to Murray Construction because of some items still not completed or operating correctly in regards to the building’s construction.It’s the first time trustees have withheld payment to Murray, the…

The community at large is welcome to a Thanksgiving dinner at First Presbyterian Church. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday.The meal is an extension of the church’s Sunday Soups, an effort in its beginning…

Allen Community College’s cross country team will be putting up and taking down Christmas lights the holiday season. For $50, the team will do all the work in putting up and taking down the lights.…

Allen County doesn’t lack for jobs, rather in people to fill them, Heather Morgan told county commissioners Tuesday morning.Morgan is executive director of Project 17, a consortium of southeast Kansas counties with designs on improving…

Jefferson Elementary School fifth-graders turned weeks of learning about Native American customs into a “potlatch” festival for Thanksgiving Tuesday.The term, a Chinook word meaning “to give away” was part of a feast featuring an assortment…

Iola soccer parents want to see a different type of football in the fall sports line up next year. At the USD 257 board of education meeting Monday night Brek Ulrich, a leader of the…

Iola High’s football season may not have ended with a trip to the playoffs, but the team had five players earn All-Pioneer League honors.Kaden Macha earned first team All-Pioneer League for both linebacker and punter.…

Iolans will pay more for water and wastewater treatment starting Jan. 1.City Council members approved, 6-0, a 5 percent rate hike to help sustain utility reserves for both funds.The average monthly residential water bill will…