Month: March 2017

Thomas A. Warren, 92, Iola, passed away Thursday, March 30, 2017 in Iola.Tom was born Nov. 22,1924, in Garnett, to D. O. and Ethel (Britton) Warren as the second of four boys. He grew up…

Ryan Gustin (19) becomes the first repeat winner of The King of America Modified at Humboldt Speedway on Saturday. Gustin held off several charges from Cade Dillard (97) to take the win. JC Morton picks…

March is National Women’s History Month. The 2017 theme honors women who have successfully challenged the traditional role of women in the workplace. Karla Boots,43, Welda, is a local woman who has not only challenged…

A classic admonition: “You’re not going to play in the street just because your friend Bobby does.”Who wouldn’t agree that’s the proper parental response? However, in the world of economic development, doing what others do…

MORAN — The Craig Richey era for Marmaton Valley softball got off to a great start on Tuesday with a pair of lopsided victories over Altoona-Midway.Game one took only three innings as the Wildcats run-ruled…

Iola is filled with good Samaritans, willing to lend a hand, or a buck, to whatever or whoever needs it, Mike Ford notes.The key to making such efforts even more beneficial is through collaboration, suggested…

Harvest Baptist Church continues to burst at the seams.With its weekly services numbering as many as 180, and a sanctuary that seats only 100, organizers have decided to add a second weekly service.The two services…

Thelbert Leroy “Cop” McNett, 82, rural Piqua, passed away in his home surrounded by loved ones on Saturday, March, 25, 2017.Cop was born Sept. 21, 1934, in Piqua. He was the son of J.W. “Jack”…

Allen County Regional Hospital is recognized as a High 5 for Mom & Baby Hospital. HIgh 5 Program Coordinator, Gwenn Whittit, said she works with 60 of the 67 hospitals where newborns are delivered throughout…

SHAWNEE — The Iola 14 and under baseball team had their eye on more hardware last weekend when they traveled to Shawnee for the Swing for the Rings Tournament on Saturday.Iola was able to repeat…