Tag: service

Iolan Glen Cunningham, an engineer with the Chanute materials lab of the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT), is celebrating 40 years with the department. Cunningham began working for KDOT in April 1980 with the regional…

VATICAN CITY (AP) — In a sign of humble obedience, Pope Francis prostrated himself for a few minutes on the floor of a nearly empty St. Peter’s Basilica in a Good Friday service, where the…

Thrive Allen County Chief Executive Officer Lisse Regehr introduces Thrive’s staffers at the organization’s annual banquet Friday.   Whether it be a lifetime of service or a singular effort, good works were given their due…

Military servicemen and women have a myriad of reasons for enlisting, Harry Lee Jr. noted Saturday. Harry Lee Jr. delivers the keynote address.    Some may do it for adventure. For others, it could be…

As we approach Election Day, it is important to evaluate each candidate and make your own decision as to who will be an effective leader while representing the wants and needs of local constituents. At…

Funny thing about economists. “They’re really bad at forecasting the future,” says Dr. Michael Marsh, economics instructor at Allen Community College. When Marsh sees economists on TV predicting the next recession is just around the…

COLONY — Larry Wittmer gave the communion meditation on “From oceans to deserts” at Sunday’s Colony Christian Church service. Sometimes our faith seems to change, from the mountaintops of life with strong, energized faith, to…

Property Fraud Alert is a free online subscription service offered to the public that allows them to have their name monitored within the Allen County Register of Deeds’ office in order to track possible fraudulent…

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…

COLONY — Bruce Symes gave the Communion meditation on Biblical memorials at Sunday’s Colony Christian Church service. Do we think about the “Why” of memorial days, Symes asked.  For Memorial Day, it’s the men and…