Month: July 2016

Rumors to the contrary are just that, G&W Grocery will start construction of a new store here later this year, David Toland, executive director of Thrive Allen County, told the Register Friday. A specific date…

  Jan Fuller, 82, Iola, passed away Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at the Moran Manor. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Christian Church, 1608 Oregon Rd., Iola, with visitation beginning at…

To the editor, Not willing to run for office myself, I appreciate those that do — and do a great job at what we elected them to do. Unlike the wild and noisy presidential campaign…

David Kratzberg, 73, Greeley, brother-in-law of Iolans Roberta and Bill Shirley, died Thursday, July 28, 2016, at his home. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Feuerborn Family Funeral Chapel, Garnett, with inurnment…

The families of Cahlea Crawford and Tyler Drescher are happy to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.   Cahlea is the daughter of Dean and Debbie Crawford and Dennis and Jan Kershner, all of Iola. …

Beth McVey, 84, LaHarpe, passed away Thursday, July 28, 2016, at Windsor Place in Iola. Beth was born Jan. 19, 1932, in rural Allen County, the daughter of Ralph O. and Mary Hazel (Jackson) Marvin.…

As with any strange twist of fate, a couple of seemingly innocuous decisions led to John Ellington and David Loomis becoming a part of Iola lore. And with Monday the 30th anniversary of Allen County’s…

Sixty-five years ago three little kids huddled around a make-shift table in a Humboldt backyard with a simple white cake in the center. Candles were lit and I blew out their tiny flames. Then, Sarajane,…

  Arthur Lorraine Westerberg, 92, rural Savonburg, died Thursday, July 28, 2016, at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Friends Home Lutheran Church west of Savonburg…

FORT SCOTT — The Post 15 Double-A Indians’ season ended on Thursday morning when they lost to Marysville 16-4 in the first round of the consolation bracket in the American Legion state playoffs in Fort…