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Sammye Holloway

Sammye Ruth Holloway, 52, Iola, died Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at Allen County Hospital.
Cremation has taken place.
Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel, Iola, assisted the family. Condolences for the family may be left at


Cathy Nelson


Cathy Darlene Nelson, 64, Iola, passed away Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, while under hospice care at Windsor Place Care Home in Iola.Cathy was born Oct. 30, 1950, in Killeen, Texas, to Clay and Mary (Hester) Gill. Cathy was the oldest of seven children. Her father was a career Army... [More]

John Lust


John W. Lust, 91, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Iola.Mr. Lust was born near LaHarpe on Nov. 23, 1923. He grew up on the farm his grandfather homesteaded in the 1800s. John graduated from LaHarpe High School and Iola Junior College. He joined the Army in 1942 and served with... [More]

Dorotha Ann ‘Dottie’ Lee


Dorotha Ann “Dottie” Lee, 75, Salina, passed away Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, at Salina Regional Health Center.Dorotha was born in Iola on May 14, 1939, a daughter of the late Crystal Maxine (Jensen) and Franklin Glen West. She was the widow of Boyd E. Lee.Dottie worked... [More]

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Christmas spirit catches like fire


Monday morning 10 members of the Iola Fire Department left the fire station a little before 10 o’clock, and formed a short caravan of sport utility vehicles and trucks. A fire engine and an ambulance followed.They traveled less than half a mile, parked their vehicles in... [More]

Behind the scenes with an elf


Santa will pack his sleigh full of enchanting gifts Wednesday night and fly across the world to deliver them to children. The Register had the opportunity to talk to someone who knows Santa very well his elf, Connie Hill.Hill has worked with Santa for five years. She works at... [More]

Council eyes possible electric rate increase


Year-end transfers, a normally routine exercise done every December by city planners to ensure Iola’s funds are in balance, has once again put the city’s utility reserves under the microscope.City Administrator Carl Slaugh said the city should once again consider... [More]

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Fillies comeback, but fall in overtime to Buffalos


  LACYGNE — Emma Piazza’s last second, halfcourt heave as time expired wasn’t enough to send the Fillies to double-overtime. Instead, Iola High lost to Prairie View 52-49 in a hard-fought — albeit sloppy at times — overtime contest on Thursday... [More]

Mustangs lose ‘emotionless’ game


LACYGNE — The Mustangs played a good first quarter, but quickly fell behind to lose at Prairie View 55-35 Thursday night. “I know that we weren’t really good,” coach Bill Peeper said. “It was kind of an emotionless, energy-less, passionless game.... [More]

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