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Those wishing to take part in the Farm-City Days annual medallion hunt have until midnight tonight to register. Participants must order a virtual button at farmcitydays.com — cost is $2 — and the first clue…

Former superintendent Don Bain saw the opening of two science buildings in Iola. Bain taught science when a new facility opened in 1964. Now retired, Bain was on hand Saturday morning to tour the building…

HUMBOLDT — Saturday’s weather conditions weren’t lost on Pastor Robert Favors, of Poplar Grove Baptist Church. “God knew what the weather was going to do before we did,” he told a large Biblesta crowd Saturday.…

Iola High School seniors Brett Willis and Ally Ellis were crowned 2021 Fall Homecoming King and Queen prior to Friday’s home football game against Anderson County.

If it came down to it, King’s Sandwich Shop owner Kyle King could run his business by himself and one other person. Ever since his grandfather, Harley King, started the business in 1957, it has…

It’s official. The 50th annual Farm-City Days celebration will once again feature a carnival to entertain youngsters and those young at heart. Committee members reached an agreement this week with Fun Time Shows, a southeast…

Iola High School freshmen enter the boxing ring with their homecoming float on Friday afternoon.

Sophomores Jesse James Throckmorton and Dalton Coffield were eager to help. “Do you need us to carry boxes?” they asked teachers. That was just an excuse, a way to get in the doors of the…

After taking a year off because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Biblesta Celebration will return to Humboldt on Saturday.  This will be its 63rd year, and features a biblical parade believed to be one-of-a-kind in…

The number of Americans opposed to getting a COVID-19 vaccine reached a new low this month, a poll found. The Gallup poll, conducted Sept. 13-19, found fewer respondents than ever said they don’t plan to…