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  • 'Mr. Mac' leads final lessons at CCHS

    For most of the past decade, Jim McCracken has worked in his “dream job” at Creston Community High School.He was patient in arriving in that ...
    May 26, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • Popular school custodian retires

    Larry Means, head custodian at Creston Community Elementary/Middle School, was once asked by a young student why his nickname is “Lucky Larr ...
    May 26, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is May 25, the 145th day of the year. So, there are 220 days left in 2017. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for t ...
    May 25, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • Creston PD plans for new K-9

    Creston Police officers will have the chance to work alongside another furry unit soon. After fundraising and receiving donations, the offic ...
    May 24, 2017 - 11:18 am
  • CCHS graduation photo package

    CNA photos by SCOTT VICKER1Honorees: Pictured are members of the Creston Community High School class of 2017 who received honors during Sund ...
    May 24, 2017 - 11:17 am
  • LEAVING HIS MARK

    Keith Smith always wanted his artwork to bring people together.Early this week, he achieved that goal as handfuls of Creston Community High ...
    May 23, 2017 - 10:58 am
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  • Bubba Sorensen begins 19th year of painting

    In honor of Memorial Day, Bubba Sorensen repaints a 12-foot tall, approximately 60-ton boulder to pay tribute to our military men and women.
    May 26, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • School lunches

    CrestonMonday: no school.Tuesday: cook’s choice.Wednesday: sack lunch.All meals are served with skim ...
    May 26, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • 'Building a Better Iowa' right at home

    OSCEOLA — The atmosphere at the Clarke County 4-H Fairgrounds Event Center Thursday night was nothing short of electric as Gov. Kim Reynolds’ friends, ...
    May 26, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • Hartley sentenced to prison

    Jennifer Jean Hartley, 43, of Thayer was sentenced to up to 47 years in prison in her sentencing hearing Thursday at the Union County courthouse.
    May 26, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • 5 minutes with Lizzy Hensley, Adair County Health System paramedic

    AGE: 28FAMILY: Parents, Alan and Julie Hensley, older sister Jenny, all of IndianaEDUCATION: Associa ...
    May 26, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Secondary Roads in need of new radio equipment

    Union County Engineer Zach Gunsolley brought forth a communications issue during the Union County Board of Supervisors meeting held Monday at the boar ...
    May 26, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • Cline appointed to supervisors

    Dale Cline, 58, of Creston was appointed to the Union County Board of Supervisors Wednesday.The deci ...
    May 25, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • Hartley sentenced to no more than 47 years

    Jennifer Jean Hartley, 43, of Thayer was sentenced to no more than 47 years in prison after pleading guilty to seven various counts to avoid an initia ...
    May 25, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is May 25, the 145th day of the year. So, there are 220 days left in 2017. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week ( ...
    May 25, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • Memorial Day services planned at Williamson

    Memorial Day services will be held conducted 2 p.m. Sunday, May 28, by Williamson Legion Post No. 719 at Czech National Cemetery south of Williamson.
    May 25, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • Joann Kirkhart - Lorimor

    Joann C. Kirkhart, 92, of Lorimor passed away in her sleep Monday, May 22, 2017, at Winterset Care Center South. There was a private family viewing be ...
    May 25, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Emma 'Fern' Klindt - Springfield, Mo.

    Emma “Fern” Klindt, 94, of Springfield, Missouri, formerly of Creston and Bethany, Missouri, went to be with the Lord Friday evening, May 5, 2017, sur ...
    May 23, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • Virginia Kirk - Marshalltown

    Virginia Kirk, 82, of Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown, formerly of rural Lorimor, passed away May 16, 2017, and rejoined her loving husband, Ben. S ...
    May 22, 2017 - 11:19 am
  • Virginia Powell - Mount Ayr

    Virginia Powell, 90, of Mount Ayr, formerly of Blockton, died Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Mount Ayr Health Care Center. Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesda ...
    May 22, 2017 - 11:19 am
  • Jim George - Diagonal

    Jim George, 77, of Diagonal died Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at Clearview Home in Clearfield. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at Armstr ...
    May 18, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Richard Roe - Bloomington, Minn.

    At the age of 86, Richard L. Roe went home to be with the Lord and his heavenly family on Tuesday, May 10, 2017, while residing at Friendship Village ...
    May 15, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • Carol McGuire - Thayer

    Carol McGuire, 59, of Thayer died Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at her home near Thayer. A celebration of life will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May ...
    May 12, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Mardelle Harris - Atlantic

    Mardelle M. Harris, 85, of Atlantic passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at Panora Nursing and Rehab in Panora. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Sat ...
    May 12, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Judy Clark - Creston

    Judy Clark, 74, of Creston died Thursday, May 11, 2017, at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Memorial celebration of life services will be 1 ...
    May 12, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Judy Brown - Des Moines

    Union County Board of Supervisors, 9 a.m. Monday, Board Room, Union County Courthouse. Agenda includes: 9:05 a.m. open forum; 9:10 a.m. Katie Carlton, ...
    May 12, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousDisturbing the peace, 7:28 a.m., Wednesday, South Bureau Street.Assistance, 8:40 a.m., ...
    May 26, 2017 - 10:35 am
  • Accidents

    No citations were issued after an accident 8:47 p.m. April 22 on Green Valley Road.According to a Cr ...
    May 24, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • Police

    Erin Marie Wallace, 34, 901 N. Sycamore St. was charged on a Union County warrant for violation of a ...
    May 24, 2017 - 10:27 am
  • Adams County Sheriff

    Tony Dean Fizer, 47, of Creston was charged with driving on a suspended license, possession of drug ...
    May 24, 2017 - 10:27 am
  • Accidents

    Shandi Christine Brown, 21, of Creston was cited with failure to stop and yield at a stop sign and f ...
    May 24, 2017 - 7:44 am
  • Fire

    Creston firefighters were dispatched to a grass fire 5:04 p.m., May 15 on Daisy Avenue.According to ...
    May 24, 2017 - 7:43 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousTraffic stop, 8:08 a.m., Monday, East Townline Street.Traffic stop, 8:45 a.m., Monday, ...
    May 24, 2017 - 7:43 am
  • Ringgold County Sheriff

    MiscellaneousInformation (11), 8:45 a.m., May 10.Animal call, 2:14 p.m., May 10.Information, 2:18 p. ...
    May 24, 2017 - 7:42 am
  • Adams County Sheriff

    Kalyn Smith, 19, Massena was charged with possession of a controlled substance 11:40 p.m. Friday in ...
    May 24, 2017 - 7:42 am
  • Adams County Sheriff

    Justice Guy Myers, 19, of Villisca was charged with possession of a controlled substance 9:35 p.m., ...
    May 22, 2017 - 3:50 pm
  • Club news

    Chapter LG P.E.O. met May 2 at the home of Marcia Riley with Irene Francis assisting as co-hostess. Thirteen members responded to roll call.
    May 26, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • Congregate meals

    May 29 - June 2 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: closed for Memorial Day. Tuesday: oven fried chicken, whipped pot ...
    May 26, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • Congregate meals

    May 22-26 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: chicken a la king, carrots, stewed tomatoes, biscuit, slice pears.
    May 19, 2017 - 11:07 am
  • Club news

    GRMC Hospital Auxiliary Board Joan called the May meeting of GRMC Hospital Auxiliary Board to order with Nancy, Lois, Joan, Bev, Martha, Sandy, Jordan ...
    May 19, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Reunions

    The 2017 Zion School reunion banquet is planned for Saturday, May 27, at Henry Wallace Center in rural Orient. Social hour begins at 4:30 p.m. and din ...
    May 12, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • Club news

    On May 1, GFWC/Iowa Bancroft History Assembly met at the home of Kay Ritter for the final meeting of the year. Brunch was served by the hostess at 9:3 ...
    May 12, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Congregate meals

    May 15-19 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: baked chicken breast, savory apricot sauce, whole red potatoes, parslie ...
    May 12, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • Congregate meals

    May 8-12 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: potato crusted fish or western baked beef, macaroni and cheese, Brussels ...
    May 5, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Club news

    Creston Lions met 6:30 p.m. May 2 at the Pizza Ranch. Mike Duckworth, president, opened the meeting and led in the flag ceremony. The invocation was g ...
    May 5, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Reunion

    The 86th Cromwell School alumni banquet will be held May 27 at Supertel Inn and Conference Center, 800 Laurel St., in Creston. Honored classes will be ...
    May 5, 2017 - 11:08 am

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