Month: December 2016

WAVERLY — The Southern Coffey County girls’ basketball team fell victim to a terrible third quarter and lost to Waverly 47-30 on Friday night in Waverly.After leading 9-7 at the end of the first quarter,…

Humboldt council members last week rejected by the narrowest of margins (4-3) a proposal to mark a multi-user lane on Ninth State to provide what proponents said would be safer use of the street by…

Dear editor, This letter is to recognize two of Iola’s city employees for their job performance. At about 3:45 a.m. on Sunday I awoke and noticed my house felt colder than usual and that my electricity…

Evelyn Tait, 78, Chanute, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016, in Chanute. Evelyn was born on July 6, 1938 in Westphalia, the daughter of Virgil Leroy and Agnes (Constable) Kelley.On Sept. 26, 1961, Evelyn married…

Irene Broyles, 86, Humboldt, passed away Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016 in Humboldt.  Irene was born on June 19, 1930, in Byng, Okla., the daughter of Noah Thomas and Francis (Smith) Abbott.On June 21, 1947, Irene…

ALTOONA — For the second time this season, the Yates Center boys’ basketball team made quick work of the Altoona-Midway Jets.The Wildcats built a 36-0 lead at halftime and were able to cruise to a…

Iola council members were told last Monday sales tax distribution to the city, compared to a year ago, was flat. Several reasons were suggested. The primary one may be that more people are buying merchandise…

One of Iola’s holiday highlights commences Wednesday evening when Santa’s Toy Shop opens its doors in downtown Iola.For the fifth consecutive year, Iolan Tracy Keagle has collected — with help from countless donors from across…

The weather was hardly fit for man or beast Saturday.Try telling that to some good-hearted Elks.Several Iola Elks Lodge No. 569 members braved the weekend’s approaching winter storm, and handed out 37 food baskets to…

LACYGNE – The Fillies were able to go into their Christmas break with a good taste in their mouths following a comfortable 43-28 victory over Prairie View on Friday night on the road. The game…