Month: March 2016

Baileigh Rager took care of Allen Community College’s primary rival Wednesday afternoon with one of her top pitching performances of the season in Allen’s 8-0 win over Neosho County Community College. Rager started the first…

Iolans have until noon Friday to call in to have items picked up during the city’s annual Spring Cleanup Week. Call 365-4903 in order to notify the city of items to be retrieved. The items…

Those old penny loafers might be worth a pretty penny to ACARF. Same goes for those sneakers, hiking boots, heels and other assorted footware. The Allen County Animal Rescue Facility has launched a two-month shoe…

The Allen County Youth Wrestling program reached the climax of another outstanding season with six wrestlers qualifying the weekend of March 19 for the USAWKS Folkstyle Championships in Topeka. “I am proud of all the…

No offense to Rep. Kent Thompson, but it’s somewhat disingenuous to say you voted for the school finance bill in order to keep the schools open.  That’s because the criteria necessary includes more equitable distribution…

Humboldt’s varsity baseball squad got their season started on the right foot on Tuesday in Neodesha, emerging with a pair of resounding victories. Game one was an 18-0 trouncing of the over-matched Neodesha team. Cub…

Authorities continue to search for Iolan Shawn Cook, who has been missing since March 13. Allen County Crime Stoppers has stepped forward to sweeten the pot for potential resolution. Crime Stoppers announced a $2,000 reward…

Iola needed a confidence boost after being shutout in a pair of losses to Chanute in their season opener last Thursday. They got that boost thanks to a doubleheader sweep of Central Heights in their…

Sierra Snavely checked another accomplishment off the list of high school softball firsts.  The freshman pitcher threw a complete-game one-hitter to notch her first shutout of her career in Iola’s 4-0 win over Central Heights…

The Willis Clan — a musical family of 12 children, and the stars of their own reality TV show — takes the stage in a sold-out show at the Bowlus Fine Arts Center on Saturday.…