Announcements

Royce Mathis Royce Andrew Mathis, son of Iolans Joshua and Laura Mathis, was born Aug. 15, 2018, in Chanute. Royce weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 21.5 inches long. He has an older sister,…

Tell Me About It Dear Carolyn: My mother turns 90 this month. She said she wanted a party to celebrate the milestone. My three siblings are fine with carrying out her plan by helping with…

Brice Jones Brice Eugene Jones, son of Brandon and Jennifer Jones, Yates Center, was born Saturday, May 5, 2018, at Coffey County Hospital in Burlington. Brice weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 20 inches…

Chuck and Emy Platt will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary May 25. Chuck Platt and Emy Sifford were married May 25, 1968, at Zion Lutheran Church in Minneapolis, Minn. A celebration to honor the couple…

Max and Beth Ann Turner will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary May 11. Max Turner and Beth Ann James were married May 11, 1968, at Iola’s Wesley United Methodist Church. They have one daughter, Christina…

A reception is planned for 2-4 p.m. April 21 at 118 E. Jackson Ave. for Iolans Buck and Bonnie Conaway, who are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. The Conaways were married April 21, 1958, in…

Toni Taylor, Iola, and Jacob Manbeck, Humboldt, announce their engagement to be married. Toni is the daughter of Marty and Janalin Taylor, formerly of Iola. Jacob is the son of Scott Alan and Sally Manbeck,…

Jay and Virginia Dutton, Colony, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary at a reception from 1 to 4 p.m. April 8 at the Colony Community Building. Jay Dutton and Virginia George were married April 11,…

Joel Andrew Tidd and Leslie Ann Devine, both of Bremerton, Wash., announce their engagement and pending marriage.The couple will be married June 16, 2018, in Sequim, Wash.The bride-elect is the daughter of Cathy Devine, Poulsbo,…

Cord Sawyer Hornberger, son of Clint and Ashley Hornberger, Baldwin City, was born Oct. 31, 2017, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Lawrence.Cord weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 20 inches long.He joins two older…