A Look Back in Time – September 1990

30 Years Ago

Around Town

September 22, 2020 - 10:26 AM

Firefighters battle a blaze on Aug. 10, 1990 that destroyed several buildings on the west side of the Iola square.

Bill Hardwick of Iola won the men’s A singles championship in tennis in the state tournament at Salina. Other Iolans competing were Lyle Kern, Alan Keller and Jay Kretzmeier.


Crews are working to raze the Hixon’s Office Supplies and Equipment building that was destroyed in the west side fire on Aug. 10. The buildings which housed Hixon’s, T.C.’s Diner, the John Foust Law office and the China Palace restaurant all will be razed.

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