Tag: courthouse

A gung-ho Christmas enthusiast, Chelsea Lea has assumed the mantle of decorating the courthouse square for the holidays.  “I’m all about the Christmas spirit,” said Lea, who owns Miss Chelsea’s Dance Academy. And despite the…

Allen County commissioners are working with locals to ensure Christmas cheer still comes to the Iola square this year. Dance studio director Chelsea Lea volunteered her services with regard to helping make sure lights would…

The Southwind Extension District has found a new home. In fact, they’re already moving in. Thanks to help from the crew at Allen County Public Works, the Extension District was able move decades’ worth of…

The Senior Life Solutions team from Allen County Regional Hospital filled the courthouse fountain with blue and purple rocks adorned with messages of hope as part of Suicide Awareness Month. Residents are encouraged to leave…

The courthouse is now fully open once again, with public entry from any door, following a discussion by commissioners. The decision comes as Gov. Laura Kelly’s “Ad Astra” reopening guidelines have entered Phase III, wherein…

Following a vote last week to provide $500 to three area food banks — Allen County Community Pantry (Iola), Humboldt and Humanity House — this week the Commission voted to fund a fourth: Moran PRIDE.…

In general, things are moving fairly slowly regarding county business, with Gov. Laura Kelly’s executive stay-at-home order requiring the Allen County courthouse to remain closed. As commissioners want to abide by the governor’s orders, the…

Starting Wednesday morning, access to the Allen County courthouse will be monitored and limited to the north entrance, following a decision by commissioners and department heads. Anyone entering the courthouse will be screened with a…

A four-day training next week will teach local leaders how to help prevent substance abuse in Allen County. The Allen County Multi-Agency Task Force and Thrive Allen County are teaming up to bring the four-day…

Though Ron Holman wasn?t able to make it to the ?Pollinator Tour? hosted by the Southwind Extension Master Gardner?s on Thursday evening in front of the Allen County Courthouse, volunteers June Stipp and Judy Arbeiter…