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James Hanks

James Robert Hanks, 29, of Adair, Okla., died Nov. 27.
He was a former Iola resident.
Funeral services were at 11 a.m., Saturday at Musgrove-Merriott-Smith Chapel in Claremore, Okla.

OBITUARIES

Elmer Munsen

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Elmer Munsen, 93, Iola, passed away Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, at Windsor Place in Iola.   Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at RiverTree Christian Church, 301 W. Miller Rd. in Iola. Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the American... [More]

Grace “Billie" Parsons

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Grace Fern “Billie” Parsons, 97, Iola, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, at Windsor Place in Iola.She was born Oct. 18, 1919, near Uncas, Okla. Grace was the second of four children born to William J. and Ida (Cafferty) Anderson. Grace grew up in Newkirk, Okla.,... [More]

Roberta Hutton

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Roberta Jean “Bert” Hutton, 78, Iola, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, at Allen County Regional Hospital.Bert was born Feb. 19, 1938, in Iola, one of 11 children born to John and Lela (Banks) Gumfory. She grew up in Iola. On Feb. 14, 1955, Bert married Charles... [More]

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NEWS

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

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With area residents adorning their homes with lights and other decorations, the LaHarpe PRIDE Committee once again is sponsoring a Christmas display contest. Anybody in LaHarpe is eligible, provided they have their homes decorated by Dec. 16. Winners will be announced Dec. 19,... [More]

Flynn keeps customer service at forefront

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When shoppers talk about the advantages of home-town service, one of the places where is made readily available is Flynn Appliance Center.“We are a service company that sells appliances,” said owner Thurman Flynn.The store at 11 N. Jefferson is open six days a week,... [More]

Keagle champions giving

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What evolved into Tracy Keagle’s Santa Toy Shop began years ago when she baked cookies a few days before Christmas to give away. Husband Willie wasn’t too keen on helping with the project, but he’s a part of the story about what Keagle’s done for a good... [More]

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SPORTS

Murry, Sell lead Ponies past Chanute

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BURLINGTON — The Ponies faced rival Chanute in seventh-grade action in the Burlington Tournament on Saturday.Reece Murry led the Ponies over their rivals to the south 28-11.Murry scored 11 points and had seven rebounds with three steals.Iola used a 13-0 run in the second... [More]

Mustangs sweep Girard

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GIRARD — The Mustang junior varsity and freshmen teams set a winning tone in Girard on Friday night leading up to the varsity’s upset victory over the fourth-ranked Trojans.In the opening game of the night the junior varsity was able to pull off a thrilling 40-38... [More]

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