Around Town

An urgent call to cut down on water use was issued from Iola City Hall. City Superintendent Jim Wilson said stored water in the towers dropped 20 feet over the weekend. “The plant is producing…

Pastor Steve Traw’s message at Carlyle Presbyterian Church Sunday, “The Kingdom Agenda,” comes from Psalm 89:1-14. Righteousness and justice touch us as individuals and passes on as we interact in society, he said. Pianist Myrna…

A profile of Gene Weatherbie, one of three candidates seeking a seat on the Allen County Commission, incorrectly reported the number of his grandchildren. Weatherbie has two grandkids, with another on the way. We regret…

The Mr. Pizza restaurant north on U.S. 169 across from Wichman Ford is now open for business. It is owned and operated by Mr. and Mrs. Harold Erbert of Iola. ***** A new meat processing…

BURLINGTON — The 67th annual Kellerman family reunion was July 12, 2020 at Kelley Park in Burlington, hosted by the family of Eileen Kellerman Canfield. The late Ed and Belle Kellerman were parents of 14…

The Kansas Department of Agriculture Friday that vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) has been confirmed in Allen County. VSV has now been confirmed in 12 counties in Kansas and has affected more than 160 premises, primarily…

COLONY — Howard Reiter gave the Communion meditation, “Do your best and leave the rest,” Sunday at Colony Community Church. 1 Thessalonians 5:12-13 calls us to acknowledge those who are our leaders in the Lord’s…

Eight gas cards have been handed out to cancer patients over the past month by the Wings of Warriors support group, members learned at their July 9 meeting. Damaris Kunkler reported on her efforts to…

Iolan Sarha Peterson figured the easiest way to give her grandchildren some cool summertime fun was by lining her pickup bed with a tarp, then filling the bottom with water to create an instant wading…

Arrest reported Iola police officers arrested Christa Morrison, Iola, for suspicion of criminal trespassing Tuesday in the 500 block of Eisenhower Drive. Building struck Sandra J. Thompson, 77, was pulling into the Casey’s General Store…