Month: January 2016

YATES CENTER — When Aimee Daniels received a phone call from a stranger saying she wanted to do a fundraiser for CASA, her immediate reaction was that it was a prank call. “No one has…

Granddaughter Alayna, 14, successfully completed requirements for a driver’s license this week.She was happy as a lark. She used our mid-sized car for the test, it being a little more manageable than her parents’ full-size…

Ida Mae Luttrell, 77, Iola, died at Greenwood County Hospital on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. A celebration of life will be at 10 a.m. today at the Fellowship Regional Church, Iola.In lieu of flowers the…

CHANUTE — Iola High continues to show glimpses of a team on an upward trajectory.The Mustangs stood toe to with host Chanute for much of the first half Friday evening.“We were behind, but we were…

Iolans Kristin Fehr and Justin Stotler announce their engagement and pending marriage June 11, 2016, at Allen County Country Club.The bride-to-be is the daughter of Scott Fehr and Dan and Angie Willis. She is an…

For once, you’d like to see the kids bored, distracted or even unruly only because the topic at hand did not concern them.Instead, you could hear a pin drop.Thursday, presentations at Iola Middle School on…

Thelma Louise (Tidd) Bedenbender, 85, Neosho Falls, passed away Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016. She was born near Aliceville on June 2, 1930, and grew up on the family farm west of Neosho Falls. She graduated…

CHANUTE — Anna Bagshaw dispensed with any drama early.In less than 30 seconds, the Chanute High senior guard drained a pair of 3-pointers.“We just didn’t have an answer for her,” Iola High head coach Becky…

Luke and Ashley Yocham, Iola, welcomed a daughter, Brooklynn Rena, into the world on Jan. 22, 2016. Brooklyn was born at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center, Chanute.She weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 19…

The National Wild Turkey Federation will host its annual banquet today at 5:30 p.m. at the Iola American Legion post.The annual fundraiser features a host of prizes, including drawings for nine guns to be given…