Around Town

Darren McGhee gave the Communion Meditation about life after lockdown.  In 2020, Covid-19 had a profound impact on our lives, but were you content with your life even before the lockdown? Did you feel that…

In order to assist the Iola Police Dept. in the recovery of stolen or lost bikes and encourage observance of traffic rules by bicycle riders, bicycles licenses will be sold at 25 cents each, and…

The monthly meeting of the City Slickers 4-H Club was called to order by President Carly Dreher via Zoom. Roll call was answered by responding to the question: “What is your goal for the New…

Spelling victory The Crest Elementary School spelling bee took place on Jan. 14. The winners were, left to right, Theo Church, first place, Kallei Robb, second place, and Breakin Jones, third place. Courtesy photo.

Each year, the All-America Selections (AAS) tests and introduces new flowers and vegetables to home gardeners. These plants have proven themselves to do well in trials across North America. The AAS winner label is like…

Kansas State University provides you with research-based information through many avenues.  Locally, your contact is the Southwind Extension District in Erie, Fort Scott, Yates Center and Iola. Hundreds of publications and fact sheets, written by…

The Allen County board of hospital trustees will confer with the sisters of St. Joseph tomorrow about the possibility of leasing St. John’s Hospital which is now due to close next Monday. Earl Sifers, chairman…

Larry Wittmer gave the Communion Meditation over understanding the prophesies of the Bible. Prophesies about the Messiah abound in the Old Testament, but the prophets didn’t fully understand what they were writing about. Many were…

Crest Elementary School All A’s Fifth Grade — Gemma Berntsen, Gracyn Ellington, Koiy Miller, Hunter Pearish, Kallei Robb, Kole Walter, Jonathan Whitcomb. Fourth Grade — Jemma Womelsdorf. Third Grade — Emaleigh Dietrich, Dillon Fermyn, Jaython…

Iola High School has announced its second-quarter honor rolls for 2020-21. The honor roll is divided into three sections. All A’s which require a 4.0 grade point averge, Principal’s Honor Roll requiring 3.76-3.99 GPA, Regular…