2015 Mad Bomber Run – Iola
Posted on: July 1st, 2015 by Lindzey

The Annual Charley Melvin Mad Bomber run is scheduled for July 18th & 19th in Iola. Its a little bit of crazy, but a whole lot of fun!

  • Schedule of Events for Saturday, July 18th

On the Courthouse Lawn

5-9 PM Inflatable’s Sponsored by the Iola High School and Middle School Bands
5 PM Free Watermelon Feed and Children’s Games Sponsored by Harvest Baptist
6PM Disc Golf Demonstrations Sponsored by CITF
5pm – Midnight Late Run/Walk Registration – In front of the Shirt Shop

On Jackson Ave.

6PM Pickleball Tournament Sponsored by the Iola Pickleball Club
Live Music on the Main Stage (Washington Ave.)
5-6 PM –  Grandad’s Garage
6-7 PM –  Jud Hawley
7-8 PM –  Sabra
8-9 PM –  Green Eggs & Jam

9:30 PM –  Parade of Lights

Main Stage

10:00 PM – Red Carpet Premiere
10:30 PM – Drag Race
11PM-Midnight – Green Eggs & Jam
  • Schedule of Events for Sunday, July 19

Midnight – 10K Run Begins

12:26am- 5k / 3k Walk Begins (chip timing by Oz Endurance)

For more information and for registration  visit



Local City Fireworks Displays
Posted on: June 30th, 2015 by Lindzey

Happy 4th Of July from everyone at Hot 105!

The Humboldt Lions Club Fireworks Display, will be Friday, July 3rd.
The Fireworks will begin at dusk at the Humboldt Golf Course, on the north side of Humboldt.  A great show is in store.  Before the show, there will be a radio controlled model airplane show at 6:30pm.  Concessions will be available. Bring lawn chairs and blankets.  No personal fireworks, please.

Chanute’s Fireworks Display will be held Saturday, July 4th at Santa Fe Park starting at dusk.

Coffeyville’s Fireworks Display will be held on Saturday, July 4th and shot from Hillcrest Golf Course. Spectators are encouraged to watch the aerials from Pfister Park or LaClaire Park. The Aquatic Center will also be open that day from 1:00p – 7:00p. Just $2 entry fee

The Annual Parsons Chamber of Commerce Fireworks Display will be held Saturday, July 4th  at Marvel Park.  3D glasses are available until July 2nd at the Parsons Chamber  at 506 Main St.

Blue Mounds , Independence  Day Celebration will be on Saturday, July 4th. This years theme is “Christmas in July”.  Events kick off at 11:00am with the Parade and kids parade. At 12:30pm kids games start in the city park. At 3:00 Hog Wrangling behind Ralphs Service. 5:30pm  is the power wheels derby. Ages 3 to 6 must bring your own power wheels. 8:30pm is the crowning of the Royal Court and at Dusk is the Fireworks display.

Celebrate the 4th with Indy in Indy. Festivities kick off in Riverside Park a with live music at 8:00pm from the Mid-Continent Band. Around 9:30 enjoy the fireworks display. After the fireworks enjoy more live music from Jason Callahan Band.  At 10pm its Aaron Woods Band and from 11:00pm until midnight is the Mike Love Band.  All events are free to the public.  There will also be designated areas inside the park where families can enjoy shooting off their own fireworks.

Fredonia’s Fireworks Display will be at the High School Football Stadium beginning at around 9:30pm on Saturday, July 4th

Elks Lake in Iola will be holding their Fireworks Display on Sunday, July 5th starting at dusk. (Iola’s City Pool will be open Sat. July 4th. They will close at 6:00pm)

Toronto will have their fireworks display on Sunday, July 5th at the Toronto Lake beginning at 9:30pm

Castaways Dog Wash
Posted on: June 17th, 2015 by Kristen Lopez
Castaways is having a dog wash on Saturday, June 20th from 9:00 a.m. to noon at Breiner’s Feed Store on West Main Street in Chanute.  We welcome all dirty dogs and their owners to come and get their shine back on for $10 per dog.
All proceeds to Castaways Animal Shelter and Sanctuary.
Family Safety Night – Iola
Posted on: June 16th, 2015 by Lindzey

This years family safety night  will be held on Thursday, June 18th, on the west side of Iola square from 5:30 until 7:30p. There will be several safety booths such Animal Safety, Drug Prevention, and Farm Safety. You can also enjoy  free snow cones, inflatables for the kids, face painting, and  4 bikes will be given away!!  Beef raffle tickets for sale for just $1. The winner will receive a beef package valued at $180 from Bolling’s Meat Market.

This is a free community event.

Biblesta Parade Committee Luncheon
Posted on: June 1st, 2015 by Kristen Lopez

The Biblesta Parade Committee is hosting a luncheon on Sunday, June 7th, from 11:30 am – 2:00 pm at the St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Humboldt.

Fried chicken, potato salad, green beans, dessert and drink will be served.

A free will offering will be accepted with proceeds to benefit the 58th Biblesta Parade Celebration.  Everyone is welcome!

NCCC Women’s Basketball Camp
Posted on: May 28th, 2015 by Kristen Lopez

NCCC Women’s Basketball Camp
June 8th – 11th in Chanute

NCCC Women’s Basketball Camp is June 8th – 11th.  5th – 8th grade boys and girls 9am – 11am and 9th – 12th grade will be from 1pm – 4pm.  Campers will receive a t-shirt for participating.  For more information contact the assistant women’s basketball coach Ryan Cummins at or call 620-432-0429.

Stark Days
Posted on: May 20th, 2015 by Kristen Lopez

Stark Days will start Friday, May 22nd with the free bean feed at 6pm at the Stark Community Building (old school) and then at 7pm there will be live music in the gym.

Saturday, May 23rd, from 9am – 2pm will be the craft show in the Community Building, 10 am – the parade on Main Street, 11am – kids games at the Community Building Ball Park, 12 noon – smoked pork dinner at the Community Building gym (Adults $6, Children $3).

The 4H members will also be selling pies.

Boots & Bowties and Cowboy Casino
Posted on: May 14th, 2015 by Kristen Lopez

Boots & Bowties and Cowboy Casino will be at The Venue in Chanute on May 16, 2015.  Music and dancing by TNT DJ Service.  There will be a catered 3 course BBQ Dinner.  The social will be from 5-7pm and dinner will start at 7:30pm.  There will be card games, cash bar and silent and live auctions by Larry Marshall Auction Svc.  $24 per person or $150 for table of 8.  For more information call, 620-212-2794.  This is a fundraiser for Autism Hope For Families and the Chanute Rodeo.

A Night Among The Stars
Posted on: April 27th, 2015 by Kristen Lopez

A Night Among The  Stars

presented by LCC Theatre

May 2nd at 7pm at the Parsons Municipal Auditorium

Free admission, accepting donations.

M.O.M.’s A Special Night for Special Ladies – Iola
Posted on: April 26th, 2015 by Lindzey

Are you a mom or a caretaker of a child with special needs? Then ” Mother’s Of Miracles” (M.O.M.’s) is inviting you  to  “A Special Night for Special Ladies”  on Tues. May 26th at Pizza Hut in Iola starting at 6:30pm. This will be a fun time to eat, meet, and visit with other moms and caretakers of children with special needs! If you have any questions please call

LeAnn Church at 620-363-1634

Lesley Skahan at 620-363-4340

2015 Chanute Mexican Fiesta Introduction of King/Queen’s Dance
Posted on: April 23rd, 2015 by Kristen Lopez

2015 Chanute Mexican Fiesta’s Introduction to King/Queen’s and Introduction to Little King/Queen Dance on April 25th from 8pm to 12am at the VFW Hall, 1654 West Main, Chanute.

Music by DJ Ritmo from Topeka.

Adults – $5

Children (10 and under) – $3

Outdoor Flea Market & Swap Meet
Posted on: April 9th, 2015 by Kristen Lopez

The Outdoor Flea Market & Swap Meet will be this Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 9am – 4pm at the Chanute Saddle Club Arean.

Buy, sell, trade new and used.

Bring tables, blankets or sell out of your trunk.

Free admission.

For more information call Rick at 620-431-1209 or Mara at 620-212-2794.

Car Show
Posted on: April 9th, 2015 by Kristen Lopez

There will be a car show this Friday, April 10, 2015 in front of The Catty Shack in Chanute.

3rd Annual Dart Run – Chanute
Posted on: April 8th, 2015 by Lindzey


* The Dart Run has been postponed until May 23rd due to inclement weather on May 9th

How Does Your Garden Grow?
Posted on: March 27th, 2015 by Kristen Lopez

Come to the informal Garden Seminar on Tuesday, April 7th at 7:00pm at the Humboldt Library.  Learn how to grow vegetables in containers!  Glenna Wulf and Ellery Robertson will show you how!

Hosted by Hoe & Hope Garden Club

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