Month: December 2016

For the second time in nearly 17 years in business, Elizabeth Donnelly has found a new home for the Shirt Shop.Donnelly relocated earlier this month to her new home at 9 W. Madison Ave., on…

Two people are in custody tonight following a 40-mile car chase that ended when law enforcement officers pinned the suspect’s vehicle against a bridge guardrail on the southeast edge of Iola. Allen County sheriff’s deputies…

The best thing about visiting with our elders is to gain perspective on life. Alice Hood, age 91, says she is in the “tea time,” of life, that time of day when the light grows…

On April 19, the Iola Mustangs were clinging to a 2-0 lead in Osawatomie during the baseball season with ace Ethan Scheibmier on the mound. Scheibmier had been lights-out the entire game as he was…

Dear editor,This letter is written on behalf of the Gas City Council at their request to provide its viewpoint regarding the Water Purchase Agreement it has with the City of Iola. Recently the City of…

When Marty Taylor left the Iola School System last summer to move to Las Vegas — where his son, Brett, is attending college at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas — it left a huge coaching…

Sharon Leigh Leach, 73, Burlington, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, at Coffey County Hospital.Sharon was born on Feb. 18, 1943, in Iola, to Ellis and Mabel L. Oliver Henson.On May 8, 1962, she married James…

HUMBOLDT — One of the hallmark components that put the United States on the road to well over two centuries of uninterrupted democracy was the Bill of Rights, amendments to the Constitution about three years…

Jingle Bell Jog, postponed from Dec. 17 because of wintry weather conditions, returns Saturday.Walkers and runners wear jingle bells as they depart from the bandstand on the courthouse square to the Southwind Rail Trail. The…

Marilyn Davis at 84 is a familiar face in Humboldt.She stays active and seldom does an event occur that she doesn’t have a hand in.The Humboldt Historic Preservation Alliance is a favorite outlet, and among…