A look back in time


June 12, 2019 - 11:03 AM

Those attending Rock Springs 4-H Camp in 1961 were, front row from left, Curtis Squire, Bob Trammell, Bob Brown, Dale Donald, Dennis Nichols and Mike Strong; second row, Lanny Lind, Marilyn Darling, Esther Bennett, Leanna Diehl, Sue Moore and Jeanne Sutherland; third row, Dick Sutherland, Joe Works, Don Cress, Ginger Taylor, Linda Stotler and Extension agents Jeanice Cress and Tom Maxwell. Excerpted from The Chronicles of Allen County, 1945-2000

Children entering Kansas schools next fall may be required to certify they have received or are receiving immunization against polio, smallpox, diphtheria, pertussis and tetanus, Ennor Horine, superintendent of schools has been reminded by the State Board of Health. An act passed by the 1961 Legislature requires such immunizations.


With approximately 500 entries, the Iola Garden Club’s flower show in Memorial Hall yesterday drew visitors from a dozen Kansas counties and a sizable delegation from Kansas City. This was the organization’s second annual show. Mrs. Mary Sewell, won the sweepstakes, taking first place in flower arrangements and cut flowers. She also was chairman of the committee in charge. The exhibits illustrated various frontier themes in keeping with this year’s observance of the Kansas Centennial. Iola has been chosen as the site for a future district flower show, Mrs. Slawson said this morning.

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