Tag: ACARF

Dear editor, Please, Allen County commissioners, don’t consider it a hardship to ask the citizens of Iola, who also pay county taxes, to give more money to preserve the Allen County Animal Rescue Facility just…

Larry and Virginia Macha took in their first stray dog about 10 years ago. Larry served on the board for the Allen County Animal Rescue Foundation (ACARF) at the time and was helping the group…

The irony of using a fireworks stand to help cats and dogs isn’t lost on animal rescuers. Many dogs are terrified by the loud pops and bangs of fireworks, often causing them to flee their…

Allen County Commissioners agreed to pay $87,968 to replace equipment in the 911 Center during their weekly meeting on Tuesday morning 911 Communications Director Angie Murphy asked for the money to replace the department’s radios,…

Ash Grove Charitable Foundation donated $10,000 to the Allen County Animal Rescue Foundation (ACARF) to help purchase a van. ACARF transports animals to other shelters, such as Wayside Waifs in Kansas City or shelters in…

The Kappa Alpha Chapter, Phi Tau Omega Sorority met May 6 and voted to collect gently worn shoes for the ACARF fundraiser. The shoes will be sold by the pound, and will help to create…

Discussions on a number of budget-related items — staffing levels, equipment replacement and a program to track maintenance — took center stage at Tuesday’s Iola City Council meeting. The debate grew spirited at several points…

LAHARPE — One of Allen County Animal Rescue Facility’s missions is to encourage pet owners to have their animals spayed or neutered as a means to control the population of feral or otherwise neglected dogs…