Month: August 2016

HUMBOLDT — Things turned sour in Humboldt Thursday when an underwater examination of raw water intake procedures revealed a proliferation of zebra mussels as well as malfunctioning equipment. About 10 years ago the mechanism that…

Billy Edward Culp, 76, Petrolia, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, in Kansas City, Kan., after a three-year battle with cancer. Bill was born on Jan. 5, 1940 in Kansas City, Kan., the son of…

Robert Lee Robinson, 75, Goessel, died Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, surrounded by his loving family.  He was born Aug. 13, 1941, in Nevada, Mo., to Francis and Marie Robinson.  Robert was a graduate of Humbolt…

LAHARPE — A new era in education within Allen County opens its doors Monday morning when the first construction trades students arrive for school. As of Friday, 27 students were enrolled in the Fort Scott…

Dear editor, Your editorial in the Aug. 13 Iola Register concerning the Confederate flag seems to indicate that either, (A) you were asleep or cutting classes during the Civil War lectures in American History, or…

It’s a good thing Maynard and Jeanice Cress had no say in the matter. Because the self-effacing couple are the last to think they deserve to be recognized for what they consider as just part…

Levi Nelson Dale was born July 28, 2016, in Oklahoma City. The son of David and Laura Dale, Oklahoma City, Levi weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 21 inches long. Levi has four siblings,…

Edith D. Myers, formerly of Topeka, died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, at Wellsville Retirement Community in Wellsville.    Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Le Roy cemetery in Le Roy. Memorials…

Mac and Dottie McVey will celebrate their 60th anniversary with a reception from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Coffeyville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1022, 1714 W. Eighth St., Coffeyville. Snacks and punch…

Galen Tecumpseh Watts, 63, Emporia, died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016, at Newman Regional Health, Emporia. Galen was born on July 26, 1953, in Eureka, the son of Norman P. and Mary Pauline Grider Watts. Survivors…