Tag: American Legion

Memorial Day services at Highland Cemetery have been canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Leslie J. Campbell American Legion Post 15 in Iola announced the cancellation Wednesday. The annual ceremony honors military service men…

Bill Mentzer was ready to serve his country as soon as he turned 18. Mentzer spoke about his military service in Korea as part of the Allen County Historical Society’s Annual Meeting Tuesday evening at…

Bill Oxford, left, the American Legion’s national commander, paid a special visit Tuesday to the Jones Hardy Post 385 in Moran. Here, Oxford visits with Gene Gardner, commander of the Moran post. Oxford, who was…

The light drizzle didn?t keep the AA Iola Indians from taking two w?s last night in Burlington for an American Legion doubleheader.  Iola took the first game comfortably 8-1 in seven-innings, and followed that up…

The A Iola Indians American Legion baseball team simply ran out of pitching over the weekend at the Garnett Invitational Tournament. Iola ultimately took bronze out of a tournament that started out with 21 teams.…

Moments before placing a wreath to honor veterans who had made the ultimate sacrifice at the Memorial at Iola?s Highland Cemetery, Gene Gardner of the Moran American Legion recalled Memorial Day speakers of his past…

MORAN — The Moran Ruritan Club will host a pancake supper from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Moran American Legion Hall. Members will serve pancakes, sausage and biscuits and gravy for a free-will…

The Iola American Legion Post 15 building has sold. Jack Franklin of Allen County Realty told the Register this morning that the papers were signed Wednesday by LD3 LLC of Lawrence to acquire the post…

The Iola American Legion building, 712 W. Patterson, is being sold. Who is purchasing the building, owned by Leslie J. Campbell Iola American Legion Post 15, and its future use, remains a mystery to most.…

Iolan Bob Burns received a certificate Tuesday marking 60 years of service with the American Legion during a ceremony at the Iola American Legion Post 15. In reality, Burns has been a part of the…