Mark Hastings, an Iola Register mainstay for nearly 45 years, is in search of a new routine.
The Register?s long-time advertising manager is stepping down next week, putting to bed a career that actually started years before he came on as a full-time employee in 1974.
But first, let?s back up a bit further, another quarter century or so, to get a better feeling for the impact the Hastings family has had on the Register ? and in helping shape Iola?s history.
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