Local News

It's Wednesday, 8 a.m., breakfast time in the Toddler Room at Iola's Head Start preschool.

A lease option for Allen County Regional Hospital is back on the table.

The Iola High School girls tennis raised more than $1,500 last year to benefit hurricane victims in Texas, courtesy of their serving skills.


ACC volleyball coach Whitney Shaw holed up her team in the locker room a little longer than usual after Wednesday night’s three-set loss to Hesston.

Yates Center’s Hadley Splector had a winning time of 15:28.60 at the Missouri Southern Stampede, Joplin, Mo., where he competed against 372 runners primarily from larger schools in 5A-, 6A- and 7A

The Crest Lady Lancers grabbed two wins on the road on Tuesday at Pleasanton.


Dear editor,

When I first called Anita Hill in 1991 to ask her, out of the blue, if she had been sexually harassed by then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, she was very reluctant to give me any details.

20 Years Ago
September 1998


South Logan  FCE members met Monday at the Humboldt Public Library.

Patty Latta and Jolene Boeken hosted 16 members and one guest, Kathy McMillen, at Monday’s social of the Kappa Alpha Chapter, Phi Tau Omega Sorority.

Sept. 25-Fire Department meeting, Fire Station, 7 p.m.; City Council meeting, City Hall Community Room, 7 p.m.; 27-29-Kincaid Fair


Ruby Jewel Eisenbrandt, 100, Chanute, passed away Monday, Sept. 17, 2018 at Heritage Healthcare. Ruby was born to Roy Woods and Sarah Elizabeth Brownfield  in Welling, Okla., on May 21, 1918.

Cisha Ann Wallace, age 38, Humboldt, died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, at her residence.  

Connie Joan Prock, age 77, of Iola, passed away Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at Via Christi Saint Francis Hospital in Wichita. Connie was born Sept.

State and National News

The beginning was the worst. It frustrated Janet Parkerson when her father started to forget what he had done that day or the day before.

When Robert Shafran started community college in upstate New York in 1980, he was puzzled that some of his fellow students seemed unusually friendly, acting as though they already knew him.

A committee of Kansas judges and attorneys says cities need to reduce the costs of appearing in municipal court.

World News

NAGA, Philippines (AP) — A massive landslide buried dozens of homes near a central Philippine mountain today, killing at least 21 people and sending rescuers scrambling to find survivors after some

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was re-elected as head of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party in a landslide today, paving the way for up to three more years as the nation’s leader

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The leaders of North and South Korea announced a wide range of agreements today which they said was a major step toward peace on the Korean Peninsula.

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