Around Town

COLONY — Honor rolls are as follows: Crest High School All A’s 12th Grade — Tyson Hermreck and Ben Prasko. 11th Grade — Ursula Billings, Lindsey Godderz, Anna Hermreck, Vivian Noah and Khloe Utley. 10th…

MORAN — Marmaton Valley High School has announced its second-quarter honor rolls for the 2020-21 school year. Dean’s List Seniors — Mykayla Ard, Kaylee Becker, Haylee Meiwes and Helena Schneck. Juniors — Alyson Ard, Jenni…

Almost the entire estate of Thomas H. Bowlus, estimated to be well in excess of $500,000, will be devoted to the construction and maintenance of a “Fine Arts and Cultural Center” for the Iola school…

HUMBOLDT — Humboldt Middle School has announced its second-quarter honor rolls for the 2020-21 academic year. Eighth grade All A’s — Sophia Barlow, Sydnea Bumstead, Colden Cook, Gracie Dillow, Blake Ellis, Cassidy Friend, Asher Hart,…

Iola Middle School has announced its second quarter honor rolls for 2020-21. All A’s Eighth grade — Kaysin Crusinbery, Reese Curry, Mariah Jelinek, Alana Mader, Melanie Palmer and Madeleine Wanker. Seventh grade — India Barney,…

MORAN — Marmaton Valley Elementary School has announced its second quarter honor rolls for 2020-21. All A’s Sixth grade — Dagan Barney, JaeLynn Beachner, Calleigh Beal, Makayla Beal, Taylen Blevins, Andersyn Carr, Hunter Doolittle, Mason…

HUMBOLDT — Humboldt Elementary School has announced its second-quarter honor rolls for 2020-21. All A’s Fifth grade — Carter B. Collins, Bailey M. Daniels, Alexa F. Ellis, Bryer Grisier, Kolton L. Hanson, Brystal L. Hudlin,…

Iola coffee toppers discovered this morning that the nickel cup of coffee was a year-end casualty. Their favorite brew sold for a dime a cup today. Dave Hart, owner of Hart’s Lunch and spokesman for…

2020 wasn’t a year we’ll remember fondly — but there was plenty of good reading. For this month’s book column, I want to share my favorite books of 2020. Let me start with my usual…

A couple of months ago I wrote an article on supporting family caregivers.   You might remember that I mentioned family caregivers, often referred to as informal caregivers, provide 90% of the long-term care offered…