Around Town

Allen County Area Retired School Personnel met May 4 in the Mary Ellen Stadler room at Allen Community College. President John Sheehan presided over the meeting and introduced Dan Kays, executive director of the Bowlus…

Sunday evening sky watchers will have a chance to watch a spectacular lunar eclipse. And the timing of this eclipse will allow us to enjoy the sky show without getting up in the middle of…

What is your favorite place to eat?  Members of the Prairie Dell 4-H Club answered Home, El Charro, Chipotle, Casey’s, Olive Garden, Texas Roadhouse, and Cheesecake Factory at the May 2 meeting.  It was Parents…

Students worked on their resumes in the morning and participated in mock interviews in the afternoon. The day was organized to help students gain knowledge and skills on how to prepare for their future career…

In an effort to help the Iola elementary school and families in every way we can, Iola PTO is sponsoring a shoe drive for gym shoes. At the new elementary school, students will be required…

No matter how modest, everything you own is considered your estate.  Everyone has something they want to pass on.   An estate plan will help ensure your wishes for your possessions are followed, even when…

Two suspects are in jail after they were accused of stealing a pickup Friday. Nathan Patton, Iola, and Trevett Martin, LaHarpe, are accused of stealing the pickup from the 600 block of North Street in…

The regular monthly meeting of the Prairie Rose 4-H Club was called to order by President Mallory Heim on Sunday, April 3, at Moran United Methodist Church.  The meeting coincided with Prairie Rose’s supply drive…

Cunningham’s students, Maddie McDermeit and Piper Weilert each earned a I rating for their violin solos. Weilert also earned a I rating for her cello solo. McCollam’s students Lully Tran, Wren Clift, Parker Weilert, Piper…

The monthly meeting of the Seekers-Not-Slackers 4-H Club was  called to order Monday, April 18, at the Lone Elm Community Room.  Roll call was “Name a food you dislike,” which was answered by 22 members…