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  • French Icarian Colony Foundation plans upcoming events

    The French Icarian Colony Foundation will be sponsoring their annual Paul Gauthier Memorial Golf Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 19 at Happy Hollow Coun ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Free blood pressure clinic in Prescott

    Alegent Creighton Health at Home-Corning will hold a free blood pressure clinic Friday, Sept. 11, 9 -10 a.m., at the City Hall in Prescott. The clinic ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 10:41 am
  • CHS calendar

    Sept. 7—12MondayLabor Day - no school.5:30 p.m. JV football at Chariton.Tuesday4:30 p.m. middle scho ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 10:41 am
  • Financial Peace University begins Sept. 13 in Creston

    Local families will learn how to create budgets and dump debt under the guidance of financial guru Dave Ramsey during a nine-week program beginning Se ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Adair County 4-H’ers compete in awardrobe event

    Hannah Jorgensen, was one of 25 Iowa youth who received top awards during the 2015 State Fair 4-H awardrobe clothing event held at the Memorial Union ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Luncheon set for Sept. 9

    Creston Prime Time Connection, affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries, invites all ladies to their September luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 9 ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • First Friday: September exhibit features artists’ dollhouses

    Arlene Carlston delicately rearranged the miniature furniture in the living room of a German Tudor-style dollhouse.
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 1:33 pm
  • Day in the Life: James Paup

    GREENFIELD — The engine revs under the hood as James Paup drives his truck down the road to pull over a speeding vehicle in rural Adair County. The su ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 11:54 am
  • Celebrating three-year anniversary

    God's Outreach Deliverance International Church will be celebrating its three-year anniversary on Saturday and Sunday at 306 N. Oak St. in Creston. Sa ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Sept. 3, the 246th day of the year. There are 119 days left in 2015. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week (Aug ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Panthers rush past Clarinda, 48-27; Bedford gets past SW Valley, 35-23

    Creston/O-M junior Chase Shiltz rushed for 205 yards and scored five touchdowns to lead the Panthers past Clarinda in the home opener on Friday, 48-27 ...
    UPDATED: Sept. 5, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • Down, but not out!

    CLARINDA — On the ropes, trailing 11-3 in the fifth set to 15, Creston rose up and snatched a 15-13 victory to close out a 3-2 victory in Clarinda's v ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 2:01 am
  • Sports briefs

    PELLA — Cole Tanner of Greenfield is a member of the Central College football team for the 2015 season.
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 2:01 am
  • NV dominates at Wildcat Invite

    MENLO — The Nodaway Valley cross country teams flashed their dominance here Thursday at the Wildcat Invite hosted by West Central Valley on the 5x80 G ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 2:01 am
  • Fishing report

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources issues a weekly fishing report on Thursdays in an effort to ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 1:52 am
  • Area volleyball

    ORIENT — Murray cruised to a 25-4, 25-8, 25-8 sweep of Orient-Macksburg here Thursday in the Lady Mustangs' season opener.
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 2:01 am
  • Pine Valley Golf league scores

    PINE VALLEYIndustrial LeagueAug. 24Team PointsGraham-Willets 150Holliday-Loudon 142Defending Champs ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 1:52 am
  • HIgh school volleyball rankings

    Sept. 3 rankingsClass 1A — 1. Janesville 0-1; 2. Tripoli 1-0; 3. New London 3-1; 4. Le Mars Gehlen C ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 1:52 am
  • Timberwolves set to clash with Bedford

    Southwest Valley and Bedford enter their week two matchup in Corning in a similar position as they did last year.
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 12:37 am
  • Ground games square off Friday at Panther Field

    Don’t arrive late.Creston/O-M’s home opener Friday not only starts a half-hour earlier than normal a ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 12:44 am
  • Richard Lechtenberger - Creston

    Richard Lee Lechtenberger, 75, of Creston went home to be with his Lord on Wednesday Sept. 2, 2015, at the Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Memorial service for Marie Knapp - Prescott

    A graveside memorial service for Marie Elaine Molyneux Knapp will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, at Evergreen Cemetery in Prescott. A gatherin ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • Richard Lechtenberger - Creston

    Richard Lechtenberger, 75, of Creston died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Services are pending at Powers Fun ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 7:39 am
  • Art Lilly - Afton

    Art Lilly, 73, of Afton died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 7:37 am
  • Thelma Cain - Creston

    Thelma Cain, 87, of Creston, formerly of Lenox, died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Funeral services will be 2 p ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 7:38 am
  • Kathy Mayne - Des Moines

    On the morning of Aug. 31, 2015, Kathy passed away after a 20-month battle with cancer surrounded by her family. Kathy was 56 years old. A celebration ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Alice Faber - Greenfield

    Alice Faber, 93, of Greenfield died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, at the Good Samaritan Society in Fontanelle. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. today at th ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Carlton Arey - Highlands Ranch, Colo.

    Graveside memorial services for Carlton Arey will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015 at Evergreen Cemetery, near the Jerusalem church, northeast ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Alice Faber - Greenfield

    Alice Faber, 93, of Greenfield died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, at the Good Samaritan Society in Fontanelle. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • Marion Matthews - Murray

    Marion Matthews, 79, of Murray died Friday, Aug. 28, 2015 at his home in Murray. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday Aug. 31, at the Powers Funeral ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Police

    Dustin James Seley, 36, 306 N. Elm St., was charged with interference with official acts and on a Un ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 10:17 am
  • Accidents

    No citations were issued after an accident 2:40 p.m. Wednesday on New York Avenue.According to a Cre ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 10:17 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousAccident, 11:36 a.m., Thursday, West Howard Street.Medical, 1:48 p.m., Thursday, North ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 10:16 am
  • Sheriff

    Taycey Nichole Martin, 31, 400 N. Maple St., was charged on an Adams County warrant for assault 8 a. ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 10:35 am
  • Police

    Amanda Beth Atkins, 802 N. Cherry St., was charged with domestic abuse assault 7:48 p.m. Wednesday a ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 10:29 am
  • Afton Police

    MiscellaneousTraffic stop, 7:42 a.m., Aug. 25.Ongoing criminal investigation, 2:35 p.m., Aug. 25.Ong ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    Adam Thomas Harris, 29, 2994 130th St., was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, possessio ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 1:47 p.m., Tuesday, West Montgomery Street.Medical, 5:28 p.m., Tuesday, West T ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousCivil dispute, 2:26 p.m., Tuesday, North Pine Street.Information, 4:07 p.m., Tuesday, N ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:32 am
  • Police

    Casey Ray Thomas White, 29, 901 N. Cherry St., was charged with disorderly conduct and assault with ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 3:50 pm
  • Curbside recycling should be a choice

    From Laural Griswold Creston I am not saying I favor or oppose curbside recycling. I am saying that I believe the decision to do either one is up to t ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Gerharz: September happenings

    September finds the Chamber of Commerce busier than ever. This is due in large part to the help and assistance that the Chamber gives to the Creston/S ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Another endorsement for Judy Woods

    From Warren Woods Creston Since I know Judy Woods personally and probably better than anyone else, I want to write a letter of support for her write-i ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:15 am
  • Addressing concerns on water quality

    High microcystin levels are found in phosphorus and nitrogen rich water. We're told it's because our soil is very nutrient-rich and we're getting some ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Vote Judy Woods for school board

    From Marcia Fulton Creston Having spent almost thirty years in a public school system, it was with concern that I read that an open seat will go to a ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Richardson: Recycling — it's more than a receptacle

    A few weeks ago, on a whim, I figured my ecological footprint using an online calculator at footprintnetwork.org. The quick 10-minute survey asked me ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • PETERSON: Creston native's website geared toward sports gambling, fantasy leagues

    CLINTON — As an 8-year-old, Scott Levine used to join in with his dad, Kirk, in picking games for the Professional Football Prognosticators (PFP) circ ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • Support planning the future library

    From Debra Loudon Creston I wanted to express a huge thanks to both the new director of the library, David Hargrove and to FEH Associates of Des Moine ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Thank you for help after tornado

    From Joyce Green Jason and Tonya Green and family Lola Blazek Prescott Thank you so much to all our friends and neighbors that came to help us after t ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Paulsen: Summer is over and school is back in session

    Summer may not be officially over yet, but with school starting up this week it will sure feel like summer is done. The weather being a little cooler ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Diagonal School menu

    DiagonalMonday: no school.Tuesday: chicken patty with bun, french fries, carrots, pineapple.Wednesda ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsSept. 7—11Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Club news

    Crest Area for LifeCrest Area for Life met 7:30 p.m. Aug. 25 at the Holy Spirit Hall. Seven members ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Creston mealsAug. 31 to Sept. 4Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Reunion

    The descendents of William and Louise Burkhalter held their annual reunion Sunday, Aug. 9 at the Lenox United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. After ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Club news

    Beta Sigma PhiIowa Alpha Sigma Master chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met Aug. 13 with Marilyn Larimore as ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Creston mealsAug. 24—28Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Club news

    Kent Dinner ClubKent Dinner Club met Aug. 13 with 11 in attendance.Next meeting will be 5:30 p.m. Se ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Reunions

    Huddleson-Maas Family ReunionThe Huddleson-Maas family reunion will be held Sunday, Aug. 16, at the ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsAug. 10 to 14Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641- ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 10:57 am

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