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  • Party in the Park photo package

    CNA photos by SCOTT VICKER 1 Rock Steady: Carl Worden, left, vocalist of Rock Steady, a Bad Company tribute band, performs Saturday night ...
    June 28, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • Creston bounces back twice to top Red Oak

    Two big offensive innings helped Creston climb back from a three-run deficit to get an 11-9 home victory over Red Oak Tuesday. Creston init ...
    June 28, 2017 - 10:49 am
  • Union County Fair adds concert, extra day

    Additions and alterations are in order for this year’s Union County Fair.While historically a Saturday through Thursday fair, this year’s ev ...
    June 27, 2017 - 11:24 am
  • 5 minutes with David Negley, manager at Applegate Tax and Accounting

    AGE: 36HOMETOWN: WintersetFAMILY: Wife, DeAnne; children David Michael, Brennan, Natalie and AbiJOB DESCRIPTION: CPA, tax, book keeping, pay ...
    June 26, 2017 - 11:16 am
  • ALL ABOARD

    Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad employees, their families and special guests took part in two train rides departing from Creston aboar ...
    June 23, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Bridge safety a county issue

    Construction options are open pending the results of a biannual bridge report done June 13 through Union County Secondary Roads.Zach Gunsoll ...
    June 23, 2017 - 10:46 am
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  • Confidence keys Panther beatdown of Tigers

    Creston's 18 hits in Tuesday's 14-6 softball win over Red Oak came from all over the lineup in what was the Panthers' most consistent night at the pla ...
    June 28, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • Creston bounces back twice to top Red Oak

    Two big offensive innings helped Creston climb back from a three-run deficit to get an 11-9 home victory over Red Oak Tuesday.
    June 28, 2017 - 10:49 am
  • Raiders hold off Tigers, 5-4

    MOUNT AYR — Lenox outscored Mount Ayr 4-1 over the final four innings, but it wasn't enough to overcome the Raiders' early lead Tuesday night.
    June 28, 2017 - 4:14 am
  • Raiderettes rally late

    MOUNT AYR — In stark contrast to their previous meeting this season, Mount Ayr edged Lenox 2-1 in a crisply-played softball game Tuesday night.
    June 28, 2017 - 4:04 am
  • Area baseball roundup: Bulldogs keep rolling

    ORIENT — After falling behind 2-0 after one Melcher-Dallas trip to the plate, Orient-Macksburg did not allow a run the rest of the way and won 5-2 at ...
    June 27, 2017 - 5:15 am
  • A year of growth and accomplishment

    “You look at the ceiling … there is none. You can go as high as you want the next three years.”Those ...
    June 27, 2017 - 5:21 am
  • Panthers run into blue buzz saw

    ST. MARYS — Creston only gave up one run after the first inning ot its baseball game against Martensdale-St. Marys Monday.
    June 27, 2017 - 5:19 am
  • Area softball roundup: No-hitter for Murray's Wookey

    MOULTON —Kayla Wookey threw a five-inning no-hitter as Murray mowed through Moulton-Udell on the road Thursday 15-0.
    June 26, 2017 - 12:55 pm
  • Area baseball roundup: Mount Ayr boasts several area leaders

    MOUNT AYR — For the second time in a three-day span, the Mount Ayr offense crossed the 20-run threshold, defeating Bedford 20-4 at home Thursday in fi ...
    June 26, 2017 - 2:46 am
  • Hanson leads unbeaten Hawks over Panthers

    GRANGER — Senior Spencer Hanson was the pitching and hitting leader for undefeated Woodward-Granger's victory Creston Saturday afternoon.
    June 26, 2017 - 1:58 am
  • Duane Sobotka - Hot Springs, Ark.

    Duane Lee Sobotka, 60, of Hot Springs, Arkansas, died Friday, June 23, 2017, in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Jul ...
    June 28, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • James Siegmann - Sanford, N.C.

    Dr. James Siegmann, 69, of Sanford, North Carolina, formerly of Creston, died Monday, Dec. 12, 2016, in Sanford, North Carolina. Graveside memorial se ...
    June 28, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • Zachary McMahon - Olathe, Kan.

    Zachary Paul McMahon, 41, of Olathe, Kansas died Monday, June 12, 2017, at his home in Olathe, Kansas. Funeral services were 4 p.m. Friday, June 16, a ...
    June 27, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • Elizabeth Rios - Lenox

    The Lord Jesus Christ called his faithful and loyal servant, Elizabeth Valenzuela Rios, home on Monday, June 26, 2017, at Greater Regional Hospice Hom ...
    June 27, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • Glendon Kauffman - Lorimor

    Glendon Melvern Kauffman, 82, of Lorimor died Saturday, June 24, 2017, at his home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 27, at Crest View Am ...
    June 26, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • Larry 'Pete' DeWitt - Prescott

    Larry “Pete” DeWitt, 79, of Prescott died Friday, June 23, 2017, at Afton Care Center in Afton. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, June 29, at ...
    June 26, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • Anthony Cruise - Omaha, Neb.

    Anthony John “Tony” Cruise, 70, of Omaha, Nebraska, died Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Visitation with family present will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, June ...
    June 23, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • Barry Vetterick - Norwalk

    Barry Lee Vetterick, 64, of Norwalk died Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at Veteran’s Hospice in Des Moines. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jun ...
    June 23, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • Duane Eigenheer - Norwalk

    Duane "Ike" Eigenheer, 79, of Norwalk, formerly of Lenox, died Sunday, June 18, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. The family will host a ce ...
    June 21, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • Phil Kenealy - Liberty, Mo.

    Phillip J. Kenealy, 91, of Liberty, Missouri, formerly of Creston, passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017, at his home. A Memorial Mass will be held 10:30 ...
    June 20, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Fire

    Creston firefighters were dispatched to a boat fire 5:52 p.m. June 16 at 1755 260th St.According to ...
    June 27, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousShoplifting, 10:13 a.m., Monday, Laurel Street.Harassing communication, 11:07 a.m., Mon ...
    June 27, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • Police

    Sydney McGuire, 415 N. Spruce St., reported that a Cub Cadet riding lawn mower was stolen sometime ...
    June 21, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Fire

    Creston firefighters were dispatched to a report of a gas odor 6:02 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Adams and Park Street.
    June 14, 2017 - 10:37 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    Michelle Renee Evans, 51, of Bridgewater was charged on two Adair County warrants for violation of probation 8:57 p.m. May 15 in Adair County.
    June 14, 2017 - 10:37 am
  • Police

    Kathryn West, 43, 316 W. Montgomery St., was charged on a Union County warrant for a charge of second-degree theft at the Law Enforcement Center 9:27 ...
    June 14, 2017 - 10:37 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousAlarm, 6:06 a.m., Saturday, South Sumner Street.Medical, 3:41 p.m., Saturday, Highway 3 ...
    June 6, 2017 - 10:32 am
  • Police

    An employee of Creston News Advertiser, 503 W. Adams St., reported a backpack containing a Nikon cam ...
    June 6, 2017 - 10:32 am
  • Ringgold County Sheriff

    MiscellaneousInformation (4), 12:41 p.m., May 18.Fraud alert, 2:15 p.m., May 18.Talk to officer, 2:3 ...
    June 6, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Afton Police

    Afton Police Department has been informed there is a new device used to scan credit cards and debit ...
    June 6, 2017 - 10:31 am
  • From Marsha A. WilsonCrestonEvery year I seem to write the same letter about animals. Please, if it ...
    June 28, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • Peterson: School honors Belger as he 'reshuffles the deck'

    Since I covered him as a player in his father's baseball program at Creston High School in the late 1980s, it was kind of surreal to be at the "retire ...
    June 28, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • Crazy shoes and my 4 must-do’s for this Fourth of July

    Editor’s note: This is the fifth guest column by Kyle Wilson. His columns publish in the Creston News Advertiser on the fourth Tuesday of every month. ...
    June 27, 2017 - 4:28 pm
  • My College World Series experience

    I had the privilege of traveling westward to Omaha this past weekend to catch two College World Series games.
    June 27, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • Party in the Park this weekend

    The annual fundraiser for Creston Parks and Recreation is Saturday.It looks like the weather gods ar ...
    June 22, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • Freedom is not free

    The Fourth of July is coming – Independence Day. I hope each of you takes the time to honor the American flag, our national anthem and Pledge of Alleg ...
    June 21, 2017 - 1:52 pm
  • Co-working: Is it right for you?

    A fairly new concept has emerged in engaging local entrepreneurs. The concept is co-working or shared work space. This could be considered a spin off ...
    June 21, 2017 - 1:52 pm
  • First impressions, Father's Day and the U.S. Open

    SenseThough I have spent little more than three weeks in Creston, I am more than happy to report the ...
    June 20, 2017 - 11:16 am
  • News and textbooks have been my life

    The past 10 months have been a whirlwind.Ever since I decided to actually continue my education beyo ...
    June 15, 2017 - 11:19 am
  • Start with a brownie

    A number of years ago, in a mental institution outside Boston, a young girl known as Little Annie was locked in the dungeon. The dungeon was the only ...
    June 15, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • Reunions

    The Creston High School class of 1982 will be holding its 35-year reunion noon Sunday, July 2, at McKinley Park, and the CHS class of 1987 will be hol ...
    June 23, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • Thayer alumni hold annual reunion

    The annual Thayer Alumni Banquet was held June 10 at the Lorimor Community Center with 49 members and guests attending.
    June 23, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • Congregate meals

    June 26-30 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: Spanish beef patty, mashed red potatoes, broccoli, wheat roll, pineapp ...
    June 23, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Club news

    The Friends of the Library met June 19 with Emily Cook, Jessica Duncan, Starr Cure, Judy Hoakison, Marisue Lewis, Kay Raymond, Karen Walter, Ann Coult ...
    June 23, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Club news

    KiwanisThe weekly Kiwanis meeting was held 12:05 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, at the Windrow meeting room ...
    June 16, 2017 - 10:40 am
  • Congregate meals

    June 19-23 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: chicken cacciatore, lima beans, broccoli, wheat bread, sliced pears.
    June 16, 2017 - 10:39 am
  • Shannon City 107th alumni banquet held May 27

    Fifty alumni and guests attended the 107th Shannon City alumni banquet held Saturday, May 27, at the Eagles Club in Creston.
    June 9, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Reunion

    The 65th annual Roudybush reunion will be held at noon Sunday, June 25, at Jim Brown's farm, 1251 Vail Ave., in Lenox.
    June 9, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Club news

    Salem Lutheran Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America met June 4 following worship. Carolyn Biere presided at the meeting. Claudia Pepper ...
    June 9, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • Cromwell alumni banquet

    The 86th Cromwell High School alumni banquet was held May 27 at Supertel Inn and Conference Center in Creston.
    June 9, 2017 - 10:52 am

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