Month: February 2017

Mustang senior guard Isaiah Fawson got the “Parents’ Night” festivities started with a rousing rendition of the National Anthem on his violin and it felt like that energy and rhythm transferred right from his instrument…

My old college buddy Horton Smith had an odd way of speaking.He liked to abbreviate and misuse words. Once we saw a magnificent St. Bernard ambling along with a street with its owner: “Average ’nard,”…

The tone setter for the Iola Mustangs on Thursday wasn’t one of the eight Mustangs that found their way into the scoring column. In fact, the only stats that show up in the official scorer’s…

To The Editor Five is enough for the council, if you can get it: and that’s the rub. Getting five was the intent of working for the eight member council some years back. This sounds like…

Marah Lenann Melvin and Wesley Preston McFadden were married at half past four in the afternoon on Sept. 24, 2016, at The Hilton President Hotel in Kansas City, Mo.Parents of the bride are Michael Blane…

SALINA — Heavyweight matches at the state level are often decided by the slimmest of margins. That was the case Friday afternoon in the State Championship’s first round bout between Iola’s Colton Toney and Abilene’s…

HAYS — Humboldt High’s Dagen Goodner opened his Class 3-2-1A state wrestling competition in dramatic fashion Friday.Goodner’s takedown of Herington’s Richard Hagerman with 2 seconds left in the third and final round of their first…

Theatre scholarship students promise a night of comedy, suspense and intrigue at the Allen Community College Theatre, March 2- 4,7:30 p.m, during a night of student-directed one-act plays.  “It will be a really good night…

i. DNATo fans of pop music: Go to iTunes or Amazon. Go to Spotify or SoundCloud or Tidal or Google Play. Wherever you get your music. Download a ballad called “Where Did You Go.” The…

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas provided Thrive Allen County with a $75,000 “Trailblazers for a Healthy Kansas” grant check, Thursday, during the Rural Health Initiative meeting at Allen County Regional Hospital.David Toland, executive director…