Around Town

Riverside Park was the setting for the Square B and Prairie Dell 4-H Clubs’ exchange meeting Monday. The openness was a welcome change from the months of Zoom meetings. Members heard about the cancellation of…

HUMBOLDT — Openings remain available for free classes geared to help adults to plan, shop and prepare healthy, low-cost meals and snacks, while increasing physical activity. “My Plate For My Family” SNAP-Ed nutrition classes are…

Noah Gordon gave the Communion Meditation this week at Colony Community Church. The world is in a whirlwind of opinions, and emotions are running high. Fear is prevalent: fear of the coronavirus, fear of our…

Iola High School’s forensics team hosted a showcase of various acting and speaking pieces Wednesday at the courthouse bandstand in downtown Iola. The forensics season was cut short this spring because of the COVID-19 pandemic,…

Carlyle Presbyterian Church Pastor Steve Traw’s message Sunday, “Dry Bones,” was taken from Ezekiel 37:4-10.    The great prophet Ezekiel wrote an entire chapter, chapter 37 that outlines one of the greatest tragedies in Israel’s…

70 years ago John M. (Bud) Powell has joined his father’s J.M. Powell & Co. Insurance and Real Estate Agency. John graduated in June from Kansas University where he majored in insurance and business. The…

In “After She Wrote Him” by Sulari Gentill, Madeleine d’Leon is a writer of crime novels who comes up with a new character, Edward McGinnity. But wait—Edward McGinnity is a writer of literary novels who…

Bruce Symes gave the Communion Meditation this week. Warfare has been a common thread throughout history. People have lived with truces, but there has been a lack of lasting peace. Just as this physical warfare…

Free classes geared to help adults to plan, shop and prepare healthy, low-cost meals and snacks, while increasing physical activity are planned this month in Humboldt. “My Plate For My Family” SNAP-Ed nutrition classes will…

Iola area residents have responded to a fund-raising drive to improve the life of an Iola boy. The $10,000 goal has been surpassed to buy an electric wheelchair for Danny Morris, a 14-year-old with cerebral…