Month: December 2016

For 38 minutes, Allen Community College coach Andy Shaw was extremely pleased with how his team performed. It was just the last two minutes that proved too much for the Red Devils to overcome on…

Wednesday’s A Look Back in Time on the opinion page recalled an American Red Cross drive in 1956 that asked Allen Countians to donate $405 to help the organization distribute food, medicine and clothing to…

Tonya Biggs Waters, born March 30, 1947, in Concordia, passed away Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24, 2016, at home surrounded by her family and friends. She was 69.Her parents, Max and Marian Biggs, soon moved to…

Bob Becker, Mission, met his Lord Jesus on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. He was born June 23, 1927, in Nekoma, to William and Freda Becker. At 14, his family moved to Savonburg. At 17, and…

Roberta Jean “Bert” Hutton, 78, Iola, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, at Allen County Regional Hospital.Bert was born Feb. 19, 1938, in Iola, one of 11 children born to John and Lela (Banks) Gumfory.…

On Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, Jess Wiley Morrison was surrounded by family and friends at Allen County Regional Hospital when he lost his long hard-fought battle with his illness.Jess was born Dec. 29, 1965, in…

Grace Fern “Billie” Parsons, 97, Iola, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, at Windsor Place in Iola.She was born Oct. 18, 1919, near Uncas, Okla. Grace was the second of four children born to William…

Looking at life through the prism of a college student offers Allen Community College students this week a chance to “Deal With It.”That’s the name given to the newest ACC Theatre Department production, an eclectic…

MORAN — The Wildcats struggled to defend their home court on Tuesday as the Northeast Arma Middle School teams came to Moran and swept four games against the Marmaton Valley boys’ and girls’ teams.In the…

In terms of economic development, permitting a wind farm in Allen County is an exciting prospect.Tuesday night county planners spent nearly two hours reviewing and making changes to a document, which when recommended to county…