Announcements

The Iola Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism is pleased to announce the date for our annual dinner and business awards night. The dinner will take place the evening of Thursday, March 2.  This is…

FORT SCOTT — Organizers are seeking entries for the 31st annual Fine Arts Competition and Exhibit set for March 2-11 at Fort Scott Community College. The event, sponsored by the Bourbon County Arts Council, is…

Katie Schamle and Mark Bauer were united in marriage at a private ceremony on Oct. 22, 2022. Mark is a native of Humboldt and works as an aerospace engineer for Airbus in Wichita. Katie is…

An arts and crafts show will benefit the Allen County Animal Rescue Facility Saturday in Iola. An assortment of Christmas ornaments and decorations, quilted items, fabric craft, jewelry, candies, soap, jellies, baked goods, crochet and…

Calling all nerds, geeks and trivia fiends. Humanity House is organizing a Trivia Night at 7 p.m. Friday at Time Out Tavern, 118 E. Jackson St. The event will raise money for the organization’s utility…

The performance of concert pianist Brian Woods, scheduled for Friday evening in the recital hall of the Bowlus Fine Arts Center, has been rescheduled to Feb. 23, 2023, at 7 p.m.

The Kansas Department of Transportation will begin resurfacing a 13-mile stretch of K-3 Highway north of Bronson Monday. The project includes a mill and inlay with rock edge wedge, according to a KDOT press release,…

MORAN —  Friday night is Alumni Night at Marmaton Valley High School, with former students invited to partake in festivities surrounding a home football game against Lebo. The Marmaton Valley Pep Club will do face-painting…

Iola Public Library’s annual used book sale, a fundraiser organized by the Friends of the Library, starts Thursday and runs through Saturday.  In addition to donated books of all kinds, bargain hunters can also expect…

The Allen County Relay For Life organizing committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Iola’s First Christian Church. The meeting is open to anyone interested in learning more about, or participating in, this year’s…