Month: December 2016

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Zoie Hesse had her back to Travis Kelce as the Chiefs’ tight end walked down the line of NFL Punt, Pass and Kick participants and the two athletes missed out on…

It is very simple: When you are at a high school sporting event, treat those around you with respect. That extends to officials and coaches as well. I was covering a game on Tuesday and…

A broken water line has shuttered the Pregnancy Resource Center of Southeast Kansas for the next few days, at least.The broken line was discovered Tuesday morning as PRC staffers arrived at their offices at 1…

Santa Claus and his white carriage drawn by a black horse, adorned with red and green lights, traversed the streets of Iola’s city square escorted by a parade of young kazooists Wednesday evening.Swarms of children…

On Tuesday, fifth-graders from Iola Middle School spent their last day before the holiday break helping the kindergarten classes at McKinley Elementary School complete a series of Christmas crafts. Above, left, Henry Kramer applies whipped-cream…

BURLINGAME — Southern Coffey County boys’ basketball coach Zach Douglas didn’t have much to say about specific players after the Titans lost 64-43 to Burlingame on Tuesday night, but his message was clear.“I not worried…

BURLINGAME — A career-night from one of Burlingame’s guards and an off-shooting night from the Titans’ top scorer was too much for Southern Coffey County’s girls’ team to overcome on Tuesday night.The buzz around the…

More than 58,000 U.S. military personnel were killed during the Vietnam War. Far more enemy soldiers and Vietnamese civilians perished.Now, more than 41 years since hostilities ended, some young Americans may be at risk of…

Iola’s high school and middle school choirs delighted audiences Tuesday with their vocal talents as they sang a number of Christmas songs as part of their winter concert. Above, the high-schoolers, front from left, Ethan…

BURLINGAME — The Titan junior varsity girls and boys teams played at the other end of the spectrum Tuesday night. The Southern Coffey County girls lost a very tight game while the boys fell victim…