Announcements

Are you turning 65 in the coming months? Or want to understand Medicare benefits?   Free, educational programs to learn about Medicare options are being offered in May.   Senior Health Insurance Counselors for Kansas…

Kansas Athletics has taken a first major step towards offsetting financial issues that are ahead with the coronavirus epidemic. KU announced Monday that men’s basketball coach Bill Self, football coach Les Miles and athletic director…

Wesley United Methodist Church, 301 E. Madison St., will offer food commodity distribution from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday in the east parking lot. Recipients should remain in their vehicles and wait for assistance.

In a first-of-its-kind moment in Iola history, Monday’s City Council meeting will be broadcast live on Facebook. That’s because city buildings, including the New Community Building at Riverside Park, remain off limits to the public…

The Gas City Council will not meet for its regular April meeting Tuesday. It is among the number of governing bodies in the area to adjust to adjust its meeting schedule because of the COVID-19…

MORAN — The Moran City Council meeting planned for Monday has been canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Several governing bodies have altered their meeting formats because of the health scare. Iola City Council…

Iola City Council members will continue discussions Monday on the city’s policies regarding past-due utility bills and an upcoming evaluation of the Iola’s sanitary sewer system. Also on the agenda is a request from Humanity…

Wesley United Methodist Church will host the next Lenten Breakfast beginning at 7 a.m., Wednesday, March 18. The church is at 301 E. Madison Ave.

Mental health will be at the forefront of a festival this month in Humboldt. The Peace of Mind Festival 2020 is planned for 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at Humboldt High School. Students…

A pair of Iola restaurants are assisting the Allen County Animal Rescue Foundation. Pizza Hut will donate 20% of its profits the second Sunday of each month. Meanwhile, Sam and Louie’s has begun putting fliers…