Month: May 2017

The Iola Mustangs’ run to the State Tournament has been recognized with a plethora of individual awards.The highest honor was given to sophomore ace Derek Bycroft, who was selected as the First Team All-State closer.Although…

Marmaton Valley and Yates Center stars littered the Three Rivers League’s All-League selection for both baseball and softball.Senior Gavin Dillow headlined the Yates Center selections on the baseball team by being named as a unanimous…

Allen County commissioners appointed 13 area residents to two committees to oversee economic development throughout the county.Matt Skahan, Don Erbert, Travis Coffield, Susan Thompson, Herb Sigg and Jerry Dreher are in charge of putting together…

Daylon Splane was rewarded for his outstanding senior season by being selected to the Coaches’ All-State Second Team.“It feels pretty good,” Splane said. “I’m pretty excited.”Splane made the list as the team’s “closer” after finishing…

The ingredients were in place for potential disaster.Instead, some quick reactions by volunteers Tuesday helped save Dennis Kuykendall’s barn from a fire.Kuykendall had been working on his farm, about three miles south of LaHarpe, and…

Dear editor,I am concerned that our county government started a practice of granting Allen County taxpayers’ money to be used to help fund small businesses such as a grocery store in Iola.And now the commissioners…

HUMBOLDT — This is part 10 of a 14-part series following Nina Froggatte’s journey through police training at the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center, Hutchinson. Froggatte spent last week dodging cones and obstacles as part…

Esther was born Dec. 11, 1956, in Greeley, Colo., to George and Ethel Hagan. She passed away on Thursday, May, 25, 2017, at St. Francis Hospital in Wichita. Esther worked for many years at Moran…

Forgive us for doubting, but when a major employer says it has a “conscience-based objection” to having its insurance plan include  contraception, we think it has conveniently found religion. But Donald Trump is a believer and…

The Fillies had the top pitcher and top offensive producer each selected to the Pioneer League’s First Team this season.In the pitcher’s circle, sophomore Sierra Snavely made the lives of opposing batters difficult all season…