Around Town

Wings of Warriors discussed the organization’s financial investments as part of its April 8 meeting at the old Gas Elementary School building with guest Amanda Ames. Since the March 11 meeting, Wings of Warriors has…

Square B 4-H Club met on April 12 at Riverside Park in Iola. Parents were in charge, which always makes it their favorite meeting of the year. Pledges were led by Margaret and Susie Bennett.…

Iola artist Gary Hawk recently opened a new studio and gallery on the east side of Iola. In the upper area of the building, which will also be the family home, is a studio and…

The Allen County Scavenger Hunt ended Friday with many correct answer sheets turned in. The Allen County Historical Society and we here at the Chamber thank everyone who chose to participate, as well as the…

The next meeting of the Sunflower Quilter’s Guild will be Monday, April 26, 2021, at the Humboldt United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall located at 806 North 9th, Humboldt. The board meeting will begin at 9:30…

Pastor Steve Traw’s message entitled “The Christian and the Cross” was taken from Hebrews 10:1-25.   Pastor Steve said the New Testament book of Hebrews, was written to the Jews. He then compared how the…

Iola’s central role in the creation of a cooperative library system for 14 counties in southeast Kansas was explained to Rotarians last night by Lucile Wagner, Iola librarian. Iola is the distribution center for the…

Johnny Adams, a native of Iola and nationally known race horse jockey and trainer, has become an original member of the Kansas All Sports Hall of Fame in Wichita. Walter Johnson, professional baseball pitcher born…

Now that the Allen County Hospital is beginning to assume its final form, many organizations and individuals are volunteering to furnish a room in the institution or to purchase special equipment. So many are seeking…

Cheesecake, apples and shrimp were some of the answers to the roll call, “What is your favorite food?” at the April 5 meeting of the Prairie Dell 4-H Club. Alston Nelson led the flag salute…