Month: March 2017

HUMBOLDT — March is National Women’s History Month. The 2017 theme honors women who have successfully challenged the traditional role of women in the workplace. Patricia Sanchez, 56, Humboldt, is a local woman who has…

Purple Monster. Green Slime. Apple pie. Blueberry-banana. Strawberry-banana. Berry-banana. Also, Green Monster and cranberry-orange. These are a few of the smoothies on offer to Iola middle- and high-schoolers this year, according to OPAA! food service…

G&W Foods remains committed to building a new store in Iola, but higher than expected construction costs have stalled the start of the construction phase.Chris O’Hara, G&W’s chief operating officer, told the Register this morning…

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”…

A maxim mentioned by conservatives when school finance rears its head is that school districts are sitting on large sums of money that go unspent.The most recent statement to that effect came from David Dorsey,…

The New Greenery restaurant may not be vacant long, after closing last week.Efforts are underway to find a new operator, Tushar Desai, managing partner with brother Mitesh Desai of the next door motel, Americas Best…

Judith Ann Powell, 75, formerly of Iola, died March 9, 2017, at the Tippah County Hospital, Ripley, Miss.Powell, who worked as an LPN for most of her career, was the sister of Betty Parker, Gas,…

This weekend included a number of interesting events for those who sought to get out of the house.  “Vino Need No Stinkin’ Brushes” was at 7 p.m., Friday, at the former Party Girls building on…

This weekend Allen Community College displayed the grit and toughness that gives coach Clint Stoy the confidence that his team can go far this season.“Our guys aren’t going to quit,” Stoy said. “We don’t have…

In the next few months a judge will decide whether USD 257 can sever its ties to the Bowlus Fine Arts Center.That’s the ultimate question in the district’s petition before Judge Robert Fairchild who has…