Announcements

Eight weeks of Thursday night bridge instruction and games begin at Iola Public Library Sept. 22, with MaryAnn Dvorachek as instructor.  Pre-registration is required by signing up at the library or calling 620-365-3262. Players need…

Free at-home COVID-19 test kits are available to all Kansas households beginning immediately. Five test kits are available to each household.  The free test kits are made possible through a partnership between the Kansas Department…

The Chamber has announced an online auction to raise funds to pay for murals to enhance the square. More than 50 items, many of which were donated by Chamber member businesses or other donors, are…

Anna Mitchel directs the games, geared for all ages and levels of play, at 6 p.m. in the Genealogy room. Ben Alexander of Southwind Cycle and Outdoors will be at the library at 7 p.m.…

Mark Saturday, Sept. 10, to celebrate the 55th anniversary of the Elsmore Ruritan Club. Activities begin at 10 a.m. at the Elsmore Community Building. A bake sale will include cornbread, cookies, and various other baked…

All members of the Valley of Southeast Kansas Lodge of Perfection are asked to attend a dinner and meeting on Thursday, Sept. 1, at the Armstrong Masonic Lodge, 3105 N. Joplin St., Pittsburg.   Social…

A fundraiser to help pay medical expenses for Sheila Morrison is at 6 p.m. Friday at the Elks Lodge, 110 S. Jefferson, in Iola. The evening will include a dinner and pie auction.

UNIONTOWN — Area automotive enthusiasts have a couple of weeks to get their hot rods shined up for the upcoming Dale Jackson Memorial Car Show. The event begins with a parade at 10:30 a.m., featuring…

HUMBOLDT — The next meeting of the Sunflower Quilters Guild will be Monday Morning at the Humboldt United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 806 N. Ninth St.

State Fairs were canceled in 2020, and last year many saw scaled back events, but this year, fairs across the Midwest and Plains states are hoping to put up pre-pandemic attendance numbers. “There’s a lot…