Month: February 2018

The Olympics, winter and summer, are wife Beverly’s favorite sports events — other than the activities of our grandchildren.Since day one of the winter festival in South Korea, she has been glued to the TV.I…

Bullying. Stop it. Stop yourselves from doing it. Stop your children from doing it.We are our children’s first teachers. They are watching everything that we do, hearing everything that we say, and aping our behavior.If…

Anita Barnett, whose farm fields dot the landscape northeast of Humboldt, will be honored Wednesday evening with a soil and water conservation award, given annually by Allen County banks.Anita, for all she has done to…

Allen County Commissioner Jim Talkington resigned Friday afternoon after being confronted by Commission Chairman Tom Williams with allegations of inappropriate contact with a young woman.The 21-year-old woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, and Williams met…

HUMBOLDT — Memories of yesteryear are as popular on social media these days as that of political discourse or stories of junior’s latest antics.A couple of Facebook pages with a local flavor include “Allen County…

HUMBOLDT — The ball rattled in and then out and — just to provide dramatic effect — sat on the rim for a couple juicy milliseconds before falling in for Humboldt junior Aricah McCall, sending…

HUMBODLT — Humboldt head coach Dave Taylor guessed after his team’s 42-33 grind-it-out victory over Central Heights on Friday that his team had shot less than 25 percent from the field.  He was close but…

GARNETT — A week ago, the Iola boys lost to Anderson County at home thanks in part to a second-half breakdown that saw the Bulldogs pull away from Iola and turn a two-point halftime lead…

CHANUTE — With work expected to begin this spring to rebuild more than seven miles of U.S. 169 south of Iola — a project that will shut off access to much of the highway for…

LAHARPE — A new truck route established by LaHarpe City Council last year is unsafe for drivers turning into town from U.S. 54, one such driver contended. Jason Schmidt of Nelson Quarries spoke to Council…