Tag: social distancing

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s patience.  It wasn’t until Nov. 7 that the Nov. 3 general election confirmed Joe Biden our president-elect. That would not be considered a long time were our current…

Iola’s community buildings, which have been largely closed off to the public since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, may soon reopen. Iola City Council members discussed reopening the buildings for private gatherings in time…

Only a few cases of the novel coronavirus have been reported in area schools, though those events have led to the quarantine of dozens of others in an effort to slow the spread of infection.…

All social gatherings of more than six people will be banned in England, under new limits to be announced by U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson today, as coronavirus cases grow. At a press conference, the…

Chuck Platt will debate with anyone the risks of COVID-19, knowing full well it’s a lost cause. “You’re not going to convince some people,” he said. For now, he has bigger worries. “They’ve been saying…

Marmaton Valley Elementary School’s Cynthia Johnson takes the temperature of third-grader Bentley James Parker on the first day of school today. Schools are implementing several precautionary measures to protect against the coronavirus, including temperature checks,…

Yeah sometimes this old life will leave you wishing That you had five more minutes. — Scotty McCreery Congratulations to the HHS Class of 2020! You can view or order additional photos from Sunday’s commencement…

Here’s the bad news. Across the nation, we’re seeing new records set for COVID-19 cases. On Thursday, more than 40,000 were reported. Kansas has experienced an uptick as well, with 178 new cases listed on…

CHANUTE — Allen County remains largely free of reported COVID-19 cases, although neighboring counties have reported new cases in recent days. Most notably, Neosho County health officials announced eight active COVID cases as of Tuesday.…

BOSTON (AP) — It’s 3 o’clock, about the time they’d be getting ready for the seventh-inning stretch at an afternoon Red Sox game. Josh Kantor settles onto the bench of the Yamaha Electone organ in…