Around Town

Emprise Bank employees collected money from their annual fundraising drive and donated $1,000 to the Allen County Food Pantry.

Marmaton Valley High School crowned its Winter 2020 Courtwarming King and Queen, Rachel Shaffer and Bo Knavel Friday. Also pictured are flower girl Kylee Resco and crown bearer Erza Vogel.

35 Years Ago February 1985 “Bob Talkington is the right man in the right spot in the Legislature this year. Whatever differences we have we can work them out for the good of Kansas,” Gov.…

Crest High School will crown its 2020 Winter Homecoming king and queen Friday. 

The February meeting of the Square B 4-H club was held Monday at the Allen County Courthouse. There were two guests at the meeting. The flag salute and the 4-H Pledge were led by Drake…

Greystone Residential Care Center crowned Keith Evans and Ruth Wood as its 2020 Valentine’s Day King and Queen Friday. Evans received a balloon and crown, while Wood took home a stuffed bear and flower. 

Students with Miss Chelsea’s Dance Academy traveled to St. Louis for the Dupree Dance competition and convention the weekend of Feb. 1. The dance troupe earned a combined six platinum awards, 10 gold awards, three…

The Marmaton Valley High School Scholars’ Bowl team won the 1A Regional Scholars’ Bowl meet held at Moran on Thursday, Feb. 6, by placing first out of the 13 teams competing.  They will travel to…

The Prairie Dell 4-H Club met Sunday at Heartland Meadows. Prior to the meeting, members handed out Valentines to the residents. Luke Wicoff was recognized for receiving a purple ribbon on his reading at 4-H…

USD 257 Superintendent of Schools Stacey Fager led an informative program on the new Iola Elementary school plans for the February meeting of the Allen County Area Retired School Personnel. Fager showed a video and…