2021-12-17

From Compugraph To Mac: 41 Years In The Newspaper Business

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On Dec. 8, 1980 — 41 years ago, I started working at the Council Grove Republican–I am now 67…yeah… and still here! I was asked to write about my experiences working at the newspaper for all those years because of all the changes that have taken place in the industry. After high school, not really knowing what I wanted to […]

This old house gets new life

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FREE A renovation at a home at 224 S. Walnut has given new life to a house that's around 130 years old.

Out the north windows of the Iola Register, the staff has enjoyed watching the renovation taking place the last several months at the home of Robbie and Lorna Atkins at 224 S. Walnut. First a new roof, then new siding, an expansive porch, a new sidewalk, and lastly, the painting of the ornate trim that encompasses the upstairs windows. Still […]

Pair of Derby football players welcome new business opportunity

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Given their commitments to their education and the Panther football program, Derby High School juniors Leshaon Davis and Garrett Hounschell have struggled finding the right employment opportunity that would allow them to balance both. Looking for a way to provide Christmas presents for their own families as well as those in need during the upcoming holiday season, the perfect opportunity […]

Inland grant to help fund news reporter

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The Inland Press Foundation is partnering with the Kansas Press Association to launch a grant program to help Kansas newspapers strengthen their vital local news reporting. The Inland Foundation will begin accepting applications for the Community News Grant program from Kansas daily and non-daily newspapers beginning Jan. 5, 2022. The grants will be supported for two years. The grants will […]