Month: September 2018

Dear editor, Your Sept. 19 editorial criticizing my decision to challenge the constitutionality of the federal health insurance law, commonly known as “Obamacare,” left me scratching my head. What you dismiss as a “veil of…

Shirley M.E. Beeman, 67, Humboldt, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, at Labette Health, Parsons. Shirley was born Sept. 15, 1951, in Chanute, to Charles W. Miller and Dorothy M. Franklin Miller. Shirley and…

NEW YORK (AP) — Face-book reported a major security breach in which 50 million user accounts were accessed by unknown attackers. In a blog post , the company says hackers exploited a bug that affected…

High School Football: Wildcats 52, Lancers 6 MORAN — It wasn’t always pretty. Marmaton Valley High hosted Three Rivers League rival Crest Friday in what became a two-hour slug-fest featuring a combined 10 fumbles, 11…

Lester Merle “Gil” Gillespie, Jr., 64, of League City, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. He was born Feb. 9, 1954, to Lester M. Gillespie, Sr. and Dorothy A. Phillips Gillespie in Iola,…

Editor’s note: At this point, there is sufficient evidence to doubt the veracity of nearly all the claims of this article’s subject. We have since published an update to this story. You can read it here. The…

The Mynatt cousin reunion was last weekend at the home of Mike and Julie Wilson on Perry Lake. Relatives spent a beautiful weekend partaking in several activities, including boating, swimming, zip-lining, and playing games. Aunts,…

I wish I could say all the effort it took for Christine Blasey Ford to testify about her experience of sexual assault before a panel Thursday was worth it. I imagined her telling herself over…

Fall is upon us. Cooler temperatures are welcome, and people are venturing outside to enjoy the weather. But with the cooler temperatures comes worry for a lot of folks. It’s not time yet, but soon…

Economic development directors from across southeast Kansas gathered for a quarterly meeting in Iola Friday morning. The event was hosted by Thrive Allen County. Among the participants were, from left, Allen County economic development director…