Around Town

Pastor Chase Riebel gave the Communion Meditation over Romans 10:8-13, which tells us that we need to openly declare Jesus is Lord, and that we believe God raised him from the dead. The sermon  was…

Dean’s Honor Roll (4.0 grade point average) Seniors — Braden Allison, Allison Heim, Ty Scharff and Rachel Shaffer. Juniors — Rafael Caldeira, Antonio Campos and Haylee Meiwes. Sophomores — Alyson Ard, Jenni Armstrong, Dakotah Cox,…

Arrests reported Allen County sheriff’s deputies arrested James W. Shaw, 44, Iola, Monday for suspicion of aggravated battery with a vehicle and driving while suspended. Iola police officers Monday arrested Orion C. Nicholas, 20, LaHarpe,…

30 Years Ago Nancy Maier, director of the Home Health Agency and director of Older Adult Services at Allen County Hospital, has been named Outstanding Nurse of Allen County for 1990. ***** Dick Works, a…

35 Years Ago May 1985 Jenise Bain was named valedictorian and Paula Lucas salutatorian of the 1985 Iola High School graduating class. ***** Sally Barnaby was named valedictorian of the Humboldt High School graduating class…

Did you find a rock at the park and don’t know what kind it is? What about fossils?  If you would like to learn more about rocks, minerals and fossils, then dive into the geology…

The Colony-Crest Alumni Association awarded two $500 scholarships to Gregory Hardwick and Elka Billings.  The awards were given on May 6 by alumni officers Mary Scovill and Arvin Clemans. Gregory is the son of Sandra…

Allen Countians were in a giving mood Tuesday, with food donations in a pair of locations. The Rev. Tom Waters, representing the Allen County Area Food Pantry, accepted several cases of non-perishable food items from…

Banners displaying Iola High School’s Class of 2020 adorn the fencing at Riverside Park. The 82 banners were paid for by parents and donations, with USD 257 picking up the balance.  Elsewhere, fresh flowers were…

Allen County Farmers Market sites are ready for business. Thursday’s session begins at 5:30 p.m. on the east side of the courthouse square in downtown Iola. To further protect vendors and customers, social distance rules…