Month: February 2017

Kent Thompson and Adam Lusker, who represent Allen County in the Kansas House, voted Wednesday to override Gov. Brownback’s veto of a bill to restore income taxes cuts of 2012-13.Their votes were to return fiscal…

Allen Community College’s athletic teams were spread all through Kansas and Missouri on Wednesday, but the top highlight came from right here in Iola where the Red Devil softball team swept Ottawa University’s junior varsity.The…

MORAN — A handful of farmers were warned here Tuesday evening to explore fully before signing any contract that proposed use of their land for wind farm turbines.“I hope you are here ahead” of signing…

The Yates Center boys’ basketball team ended its season in dominant fashion with a 76-28 destruction of Chetopa on Tuesday night.Sophomore Aaron King led the Wildcats with 16 points — all in the first half…

Carol Ann Newman, 61, Moran, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, at Olathe Medical Center. She was born Oct. 5, 1955, in Kansas City, Mo., to Glenn and Florence (Runkle) Nichols. She lived in Kansas…

WELLSVILLE — In Wednesday’s Iola Register, the score of the Fillies’ freshmen game at Wellsville was incorrect.The Fillies defeated the Eagles 34-30, in large part due to a 17-0 spurt to start the game.The Eagles…

Talking on a cell phone while driving is permitted in Kansas. Texting isn’t.Legislators have considered a law to outlaw verbal use of a cell phone on roads and highways. So far, the movement has not…

More than 200 high school musicians descended upon Marmaton Valley High School Wednesday for the Three Rivers League Music Festival. All-league concert band and choir students performed a 30-minute concert for the public at the…

WELLSVILLE — In stark contrast to last Thursday’s game — where the Fillies got off to a great start and were able to lead Wellsville for a majority of the game before the Eagles surged…

Before the Senate voted Friday (22-18) to move along an income tax bill originating in the House and mostly rescind income tax cuts of 2012-13, Sen. Caryn Tyson led an effort for another approach.She favored…