Month: April 2017

NEODESHA – With sophomore Hadley Splechter, Yates Center’s track and field team has one of the most talented distance runners in the state, but it isn’t the presence of Splechter alone that makes the Wildcats…

Allen Community College board of trustees approved a $31,000 contribution April 18 to a $93,000 baseball field renovation project overseen by head baseball coach, Clint Stoy.  Renovations to the facility will include building a 40-by-…

PITTSBURG — Every once in a while, it does a person — especially a sports fan — good to remember why they fell in love with sports in the first place. There isn’t a better…

Kayla and Mathias Simmons, Shawnee Mission, welcomed a son, Tanner James, into the world Jan. 15, 2017. Tanner was born at Shawnee Mission Hospital, weighing 7 lbs., and was 21 inches long. Maternal grandparents are…

Allen County Animal Rescue Facility, operating from its shelter at the north edge of LaHarpe, doesn’t have an easy time keeping coffers sufficiently filled to do all needed to help dogs and cats that otherwise…

Dependability is a virtue of enormous proportions in any job, and for more than 30 years Iolans living south of Madison Avenue and east of Sycamore to Tennessee knew within minutes of when their mail…

Larry F. Westerman, 73, Iola, passed away Thursday, April 27, 2017, at Allen County Regional Hospital in Iola. Larry was born July 27, 1943, in Iola, the middle child of seven born to Bernard and…

Volunteering at the Pregnancy Resource Center of Southeast Kansas, Iola, is a two-way street.  Lacey Smith, LaHarpe, has volunteered there for more than two years. She sorts donations and completes general tasks as needed. The…

Dear lola Citizens, I am a seventh-grader at Iola middle school and recently there was a conflict with our biology teacher Mr. David Cunningham. There was a board meeting on April 10. It was open…

NEODESHA — The Iola Fillies came out a little slow after making the long road trip south to Neodesha on Thursday. “It was a little bit of a rough start for me, but as time…