Month: June 2017

A project 19 years in the making came to fruition Thursday with the arrival of “The Chronicles of Allen County, Vol. III (1946-2000).” The books are available at the Register office for $49.95. To order,…

This is the fourth installment of a six-part series of columns that will look ahead to the upcoming high school sports year for our six area schools. – June 21 — SCC Titans– June 24…

This is the fourth installment of a six-part series of columns that will look ahead to the upcoming high school sports year for our six area schools. – June 21 — SCC Titans– June 24…

HUMBOLDT — At first blush, Amanda Stalder, 15, appears like any other teenage girl.She is effervescent, smiles easily and is comfortable in most any setting, including her rural home south of Humboldt.But ask a question,…

The old hen, its white feathers darkened by soil-laden water, looked befuddled but not a bit bemused as it clung to remnants of a shed while the swift current of the Neosho River took it…

Little LeagueIola Insurance Assoc. 15, Chanute Royals 1Iola Insurance Assoc.1B – Brandon McKarnin, Trent Jones 2, Jack White, Jaydon Morrison, Casey McKarnin. 2B – Colton Slocum, White, Kasen Fudge. 3B – Jones. HR – B.…

Bryan and Emma Nardo, Emporia, were married May 27, 2017, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Bellaire, Ohio.The bride is the daughter of Larry and Denise Gilmore, Iola. The groom is the son of Perry…

Ten years ago this weekend Iola’s southern landscape changed forever.An already wet spring and summer led to a brutal four-day stretch in late June 2007, during which 17 inches of rain fell through a series…

Joe Skubitz was the U.S. representative for southeast Kansas for 16 years, through 1978.Skubitz may not have been one of the best legislators, but he was well-liked and made every effort to maintain a “Big…

Kim Alan Laymon, 55, Iola, passed away on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at his home following a two and a half month battle with brain cancer.He was born April 16, 1962, in Pryor, Okla., to…