Month: August 2016

Old building to be used for Moran Public Library MORAN — After 16 months of unprecedented growth, Moran Baptist is building a new church.These days between 80 and 100 members fill the pews, a far…

Allen Community College volleyball coach Whitney Shaw knew that Tuesday’s contest against archrival Neosho County Community College would be a tough challenge for her team that had only one regular season game to prepare for…

The men’s soccer season has not gotten off to a start that anyone at Allen Community College wanted and those frustrations were on full display Monday evening when the Red Devils hosted Northern Oklahoma A&M…

Sid Fleming, Iola’s new city administrator, is giving us all the chance to start with a clean slate.So before you unload on him your version of Iola affairs, take a minute and please, refrain. Don’t…

A woman and her three children have relocated to Iola after a fire destroyed the minivan they were traveling in Saturday afternoon.According to the Salina Journal, Sarah Hasch, 24, and her three children were in…

Robert “Bob” Laver, 85, died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. Funeral services are at 3 p.m. Friday at Iola Baptist Temple, where visitation will begin an hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in the…

George W. Varner, 89, Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, at Westwood Hills Health and Rehabilitation Center.Mr. Varner, the son of the late Henry and Alta Willsey Varner, was born Jan. 20,…

PLEASANTON — Marmaton Valley volleyball began its season on the road on Saturday in the Pleasanton Tournament.The Wildcats were able to show off the benefits of returning a majority of their team from last season…

The Fillies junior varsity volleyball squad had their way with every team they faced in the Iola Junior Varsity Invitational — except for one team.That team was their rival from just down the road in…

LAHARPE — A little common sense will go a long way when it comes to more strict enforcement of code violations, LaHarpe City Council members agreed Monday.The Council met in a special session with a…