Month: September 2017

Traylor Leon Resco, son of Rylan and Kristian Resco of Moran, was born Aug. 14, 2017 at Allen County Regional Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 12.9 ounces, and was 20 inches long.Traylor is the grandson…

MORAN — The press box at Marmaton Valley High School’s football field was destroyed by fire Thursday evening.Nevertheless, crews were able to restore electricity to the lights and scoreboard, allowing the school to host Sedan…

David Shepard made it to a pair of Buster Keaton celebrations, the first in 1995; the other about five years ago.But Shepard’s impact on Iola’s annual celebration of the silent film star cannot be overstated,…

The Mustangs and Fillies found themselves on top of the leaderboard once again on Thursday as the Iola varsity boys and girls and junior varsity girls all finished first at Central Heights.  For the varsity…

It’s funny how you stumble across things related to home while hundreds of miles away.On a recent trip to Colorado, I came across interesting tidbits about our Fred Funston while perusing a book about William…

Larry Lindberg and Joanne Defenbaugh, Savonburg, were married Oct. 8, 1967, at Stark Friends Church in Stark. The Rev. Ivan Frazier officiated.They have two children and two grandchildren.The Lindbergs will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary…

Former Moran resident Allan Howell, 67, Frontenac, died Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, at Via Christi Hospital, Pittsburg.  The Rev. John Vogel will conduct funeral services at 2 p.m. Monday at the Cheney Witt Bronson Chapel.…

Dorothy Nadine (Croucher) Fillmore, 89, rural Colony, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, at Olathe Hospice House in Olathe.Dorothy was born Nov. 10, 1927, to Sam and Mattie (Davis) Croucher in Peterton near Osage…

Donald Dale “Duck” Fulton, 62, Iola, passed away Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, at Windsor Place in Iola.Duck was one of 10 children born to Loyal Eugene and Imogene (McCullough) Fulton.  He was born on Aug.…

Mary Louise Saxton, 65, Iola, passed from this life Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, at her home.Mary was born on April 6, 1952 to Steve and Mary M. Isaac, and made her home in Iola. She…