Around Town

Two popular authors are branching out from the type of books they made their name writing, and are earning acclaim in the process. Lisa Scottoline is the first of these authors.  She’s known for her…

Get ready to join us on Tuesday, April 6, at McIntosh/Booth Insurance for our next Chamber Coffee event. Chamber member McIntosh/Booth Insurance will host both Chamber members and non-member business individuals from 8 a.m. to…

Ralph Bass, Iola High School senior, has been accepted to attend the Naval academy at Annapolis after completion of a nine-month course in an Academy-sponsored prep school near the academy. Bass had been recruited because…

Noah Gordon gave the Communion Meditation, “Love is a Verb.” We have a day to celebrate love each year, Valentine’s Day, where people spend billions of dollars on candy, jewelry, cards, eating out, etc. But…

Clarissa Howell, 11, tries out the new Imagination Playground blocks at the LaHarpe Playground. The blocks were obtained through a Healthy Communities Initiative health equity grant written by Thrive Allen County. (TREVOR HOAG/THE IOLA REGISTER)

City commissioners instructed Paul Bush, city engineer, to prepare plans for the grading and beautifying the triangular plots of land bordering the new “S” curve on Highway 54. Ross Arbuckle, mayor, said the little parks…

Iola High School has released its honor rolls for the third semester. All A’s:  Seniors: Lorie Carpenter, Audrey Coltrane, Hannah Gardner, Riley Jay, Henry Lohman, Logan Preston, Sidney Shelby, Fayth Simpson, Dillon Slaven, Haley Smith,…

Iola will sponsor a Community Development Grant application for Tramec Corporation for a low-interest  $200,000 loan for product development. Tramec was established in late 1990 with the merger of three companies, Hose America, Trade America…

Iola Middle School has announced its third-quarter honor rolls for the 2020-21 school year. Principal’s Honor Roll (4.0 GPA) Eighth grade Elza Clift, Kaysin Crusinbery, Reese Curry, Alejandro Escalante, Mariah Jelinek, Maleigha Molina, Kinsey Schinstock,…

Allen Community College sophomore basketball player Shaikim Jenks was crowned 2021 Red Devil Homecoming King Wednesday. Iolan Chloe Hageman, a member of the dance squad, was crowned Homecoming Queen. The coronation occurred at halftime of…