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Steve Traw used scripture readings from Mark 1:16-39 for his sermon Sunday at Carlyle Presbyterian Church. The sermon, titled “A Day With the Lord,” has Mark describe a day in the life of Jesus. Jesus…

Elka Billings read from the book of Ruth during worship which included the songs “I Will Follow,” “4th Man” and “Graves Into Gardens.” Ursula accompanied on violin, Petra on percussion and Isla Billings on vocals.…

Alpha-gal Syndrome (AGS) has been around for a few years. If you’ve been bitten by a tick, there is a blood test to determine if you have any of the diseases that are carried by…

The Moran/Marmaton Valley High School alumni gathered May 25 for their 127th annual reunion. President Bailey LaRue welcomed the 81 grads and their guests. Kaysha Elmenhorst sang the national anthem. Simply Delicious catered the meal.…

Marty the Magician dazzled 75 kids and adults June 21 at Iola Public Library, mystifying them with his illusions and sleight-of-hand tricks, eliciting squeals of delight. Marty Hahn, billed as “The Ozark’s Favorite Family Entertainer,”…

Tasha Genae Harvey and Audrei Capraru Tasha Genae Harvey and Audrei Capraru, both of Los Angeles, Calif., were united in marriage on July 2, 2023, at the Ritz-Carlton, Marina Del Rey, Calif. Officiating was Mrs. Lisa…

Tyners named grand marshals YATES CENTER — Rick and Cora Tyner were named grand marshals for the upcoming Toronto Days parade, according to the Yates Center News.  Toronto Days is from July 1 to July…

A group of  local supporters and Iola Area Chamber of Commerce representatives gather around Wild Bloom Coffee Shop owners Gabe and Myra Gleason as they cut a ribbon to celebrate the grand opening of their…

The Iola Area Chamber of Commerce and local businesses presented the Allen County Animal Rescue Facility (ACARF) with a $1,120 donation Friday. Participating businesses donated a portion of their sales during last Thursday’s 620 Day,…

LAHARPE — On Saturday, the LaHarpe High School Alumni and friends met for their annual reunion at LaHarpe City Hall. Visitation started at 11 a.m. Bob Watson led the Pledge of Allegiance. The prayer was…