Around Town

If you’re tired of winter, throw your hands in the air and yell, “Hoodie-Hoo!” Allen County will celebrate its second Annual Hoodie-Hoo Day on Thursday. The local event began last year by the Senior Life…

MANHATTAN — Cattle producers who have not yet started the spring calving season still have time to plan ahead, and a Kansas State University veterinarian notes that could make a big difference in having a…

Attention cattle ranchers!  The Kansas State University Winter Ranch Management Seminar series will run from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Woodson County 4-H building in Yates Center.  The meeting will begin with…

Iola High School’s Forensics team has racked up some serious hardware in recent weeks. The competitive speaking and acting team has competed in three invitational tournaments since Feb. 8, winning the team sweeps in all…

Several Marmaton Valley High School forensics students rated highly in their respective competitive speaking or acting disciplines at Burlington Feb. 10. Allison Heim brought home a pair of gold medals, winning the impromptu speaking and…

The Cofachique Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met at the Humboldt Public Library Saturday. Deborah Jackson gave the program on the War of 1812 in the Champagne Valley in New York, where her ancestors…

Bruce Symes gave the Communion meditation on the rejection of Jesus. It’s curious that with all the prophecies about the coming Messiah, that the Jews rejected him. Rejection was necessary so the Good News could…

Prior to the Priarie Rose 4-H Club’s February meeting, members participated in a service project and made non-skid socks for the Moran Manor. Over 50 pairs of socks were donated.  Fourteen members were present at…

Carlyle Presbyterian Church Pastor Steve Traw’s message Sunday, “Storm Season Ahead,” was taken from Psalm 46. God is our refuge when storms come, Traw said. Whoever takes refuge in God has no reason to fear.…

Thirty-years ago February 1988 The Iola police and Allen County Community College took fingerprints, handprints and pictures of 38 area children Saturday at ACCC for the Identi-Kid program. ***** The City Commission voted unanimously to…