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Square-B 4-H club met on March 8, with 15 members answering roll call with their favorite ice cream flavor. The flag salutes were led by Lee and Maddy Wanker. Kara Culbertson led the singing of…

Kelly McCammon, a senior from Iola on the Emporia State’s women’s track and field team, won the national title in the mile run at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Indoor Track Championships last weekend…

An option to purchase the Lehigh cement plant and all of the property owned by the company surrounding it was granted to Iola Industries, Inc., Wednesday. Yesterday the board of directors voted unanimously to exercise…

In 1905, Irish immigrant Sophie Whalen, desperate to escape the squalid New York tenements, answers a newspaper ad to become the bride of Martin Hocking in “The Nature of Fragile Things” by Susan Meissner.  Her…

IOLA MUNICIPAL COURT Judge Patti Boyd Convicted as follows with fines assessed: William E. Bauman, Iola, failure to comply, no seat belt, $205 Raymond J. Londagin, Iola, theft, $875, probation ordered Britney M. Marmon, Garnett,…

Iola’s Wesley United Methodist Church and the LaHarpe PRIDE Committee are once again distributing boxes of food to anyone who needs it Wednesday morning. Both begin at 11 a.m., in the parking lot next to…

Darren McGhee gave the communion meditation on leadership. Nehemiah chose to leave the king’s service and return home to help rebuild Jerusalem. The people rebuilt the walls and gates of the city, and it only…

Dr. C.W. Jackson, veterinarian, who has had his office at 422 S. Sycamore for the past several years, is opening an office at 115 W. Madison, near the Iola fire station. Dr. Daniel Pardee and…

The February meeting of the City Slickers 4-H club was called to order by President Carly Dreher, via Zoom. Roll call was answered with “What the temperature outside feels like to you.”  Seventeen members and…

Allen Community College’s Music Department will offer its Winter Music Concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, at the Bowlus Fine Arts Center. The concert will feature a variety of music from the jazz band, concert choir…