Around Town

Pastor Steve Traw’s message Sunday, “Truth Along the Way,” was taken from John 14:5-14. Jesus encouraged His disciples by saying, “Believe also in Me,” and telling them about heaven.  In other words, He was saying,…

A family road trip from hell is forced upon three siblings in “He Started It” by Samantha Downing. Twenty years ago, Beth, Eddie, and Portia were taken on a 14 day road trip by their…

August 2000 Robbie Atkins and Walt Regehr, Jr. won their races in the Aug. 1 primary. Atkins was nominated for sheriff and Regehr for the third district county commission seat by county Republicans.   *****…

Work will start soon on an elevator and other changes to remove barriers to the handicapped at the Allen County Courthouse. The county will get $98,870 from the Kansas Small Cities Development Block Grant Program…

A wind and rain storm hit Iola Aug. 1, ripping the steeple from St. John’s Catholic Church, and causing widespread damage to show windows in downtown stores, roofs, electric lines, trees and farm buildings over…

With county fair season behind us, it may appear youth livestock exhibitors in the Southwind District may have wrapped up their livestock projects for 2020. However, many are still working at home to prepare for…

Many of Jesus’s disciples were fishermen. One of the stories in the Bible is of his disciples staying up all night and not catching anything. Jesus told them to throw their nets over the other…

Carlyle Presbyterian Church Pastor Steve Traw’s message Aug. 26 at Carlyle Presbyterian Church, “Stand on the Mountain,” was taken from 1 Kings 19:1-18.   The Bible passage tells of how God dealt with the depression…

There is a nationwide shortage of nurses and Iola is not immune. Karen Gilpin, director of nursing services at Allen County Hospital, said when contacted by Jacque Conner, Register reporter, that she had just spent…

Jimmie Heath, who nearly drowned yesterday afternoon, owes his life to Earl Miller, a former Scout master, and Charles Glenn, a member of Troop 55. Heath and a group of boys were swimming in Horville…