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Carlyle Presbyterian Church Rita Sanders played “Oh, Happy Day” on the piano for the morning prelude. In thinking ahead of the first day of school, Maria Burton, David Ensminger and Richard Klingensmith each sang their…

DISTRICT COURT Judge Daniel Creitz Civil cases filed: Brian and Jessica L. Beer-bower vs. FCA US LLC, other civil action Daren Baldwin vs. Sarah L. Baldwin, divorce Melvin R. Akin vs. Patricia S. Akin, divorce…

Police swarmed a Connecticut park near Yale University and searched people’s homes for drugs Thursday in an effort to prevent more overdoses from a batch of synthetic marijuana blamed for sending more than 70 people…

(AP) — A decade after first appearing in the United States, fake weed is seen as a growing health danger. Some marijuana smokers turned to it because it is relatively cheap and not detected in…

Former Allen County resident, Grace Hyatt, will be turning 90 soon. A surprise card shower is in the works. Cards may be sent to Grace Hyatt, PO Box 1222, Emporia, KS 66801.

It has been called the Mount Everest of the genome world, and it has just been scaled. This week a consortium of more than 200 scientists from 20 countries published the first fully annotated sequence…

Ben Wiehn, the new social studies teacher at Iola High School, is nothing if not an adherent of the middle states. Born and raised in northeast Nebraska, Wiehn attended college in Huron, South Dakota (“Huron:…

Having put the finishing touches on a three-year community engagement initiative, a group of Allen County residents want the work to continue. Citizens from Moran, Humboldt, LaHarpe and Savonburg gathered Thursday at Thrive Allen County…

Jessica Scott now sees that her longtime fascination with psychology makes her a natural fit to work with students with special needs. “I’ve always wondered why people do the things they do. What makes people…

Today is a first day of many lasts for Iola High School’s Class of 2019. The last first day began bright and early for 78 IHS seniors, including a quartet — Katie Weide, Dalton Kerr,…