Month: July 2017

Volunteers and elders with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Cody Morgan, left, and Forest Felling apply a fresh coat of paint to fire hydrants Friday along the courthouse square perimeter in downtown…

Assuming the U.S. Senate confirms Sam Brownback’s nomination as ambassador at-large for religious freedom — a post he’s well-equipped to fill — dynamics of the 2018 gubernatorial race will be altered.Brownback leaving Cedar Crest will…

Luther P. Webster, 78, Iola, died Friday, July 28, 2017, at Allen County Regional Hospital, Iola.Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Feuerborn Family Funeral Service Chapel, 16 N. Buckeye, Iola. Burial will…

Dennis Polson is a pleasant, genial man in a cowboy hat, tasselled boots and a turquoise neckerchief, who doesn’t mind smiling on occasion but who is dead serious about his barbecue. He’s the sort of…

MARYSVILLE — It was hard to find any truly disappointed faces on the Indians bench on Sunday afternoon. True, Iola had just fallen in the ‘AA’ American Legion State Championship game 8-4 versus Hays in…

Iola native Douglas Eugene Ford, 52,  brother of Carmen (Chet) Huse, Humboldt, and Shawn (Mike) Manbeck, Moran, died at his home Thursday, July 6, 2017, in Yuma, Ariz.A military graveside service will be at 9:30…

The 2017 Allen County Fair hit high gear Thursday and continues non-stop through the weekend with a plethora of activities at the fairgrounds at Riverside Park. Above, Dude and Dudette, two of the ornerier critters…

MARYSVILLE — Good things come to those who wait. The Post 15 Iola Indians should know. They waited a full 24 hours through rain and muddy field conditions at Feldhausen Field in Marysville to finally…

Suprenna Dunkin and Kenneth Stanley exchanged their wedding vows at 4 p.m. June 3, 2017 at their historic home on the east bank of the Neosho River, Humboldt. Pastor Randy Dirrim, formerly of Westview Southern…

Beverly and David Flack will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 5. Beverly Brown and David L. Flack were married on Aug. 5, 1967 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Iola. The Rev.…