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  • Panthers hang on for split

    Between games, Creston coach Mike McCabe looked across the diamond and used the opponent as the example of what he wanted from his team. The ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is July 2, the 183rd day of the year. There are 182 days left in 2015. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this ...
    July 2, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Two charged with first-degree murder in Nodaway homicide case

    Two men have been charged with first-degree murder in the ongoing investigation of the homicide of Allen Pafford, 44, who was found dead in ...
    June 30, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • New CPR machine purchased for GRMC paramedics

    Up, down. Up, down. That's how a person does CPR, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, when another person can't breathe. Paramedics at Greater Re ...
    June 29, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Rev up for Elm’s Club Bike Night slated Friday

    As the sun goes down, music will be playing and the people of Creston and surrounding towns can enjoy a cold drink in the heat of June durin ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is June 25, the 176th day of the year. There are 189 days left in 2015. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:48 am
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  • Coenen catches a piece of history

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Dreams do come true.Tyler Coenen, a 2010 graduate of Creston High School who now ...
    July 6, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Panthers cruise past Red Oak in three

    RED OAK — The Creston softball team showed improved patience here Friday afternoon in a 14-0 win over Red Oak.
    July 6, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Panther defense struggles against Treynor

    TREYNOR — Errors hampered Creston here Friday afternoon in a 7-3 loss to Treynor in non-conference play.
    July 6, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Area softball

    DIAGONAL — Murray finished its regular season with a 24-4 record here Friday thanks to a 15-2 win over Diagonal.
    July 6, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Area baseball

    Orient-Macksburg ended in a four-way tie for the Bluegrass Conference baseball championship after Thursday night's results.
    July 6, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Sports briefs

    GREENFIELD — Walk-in registrations will be accepted Monday morning at the Nodaway Valley boys basketball camp at Nodaway Valley High School.
    July 3, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Panthers hang on for split

    Between games, Creston coach Mike McCabe looked across the diamond and used the opponent as the example of what he wanted from his team.
    July 3, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Benn shuts down Panther bats

    One night after a key doubleheader sweep against Kuemper Catholic, the Creston baseball team's bats sputtered in a 6-0 loss to Atlantic on senior nigh ...
    July 3, 2015 - 12:45 am
  • Area softball

    MELCHER — Murray scored three runs on only one hit in the fifth inning to secure a come-from-behind 6-5 win over Melcher-Dallas here on Tuesday.
    July 3, 2015 - 1:12 am
  • Area baseball

    MOUNT AYR — Lenox scored 10 runs in the top of the seventh inning to erase a 3-1 deficit in an 11-3 win over Mount Ayr here Tuesday.
    July 3, 2015 - 1:12 am
  • Franklin Rogers – Lenox

    Celebration of Life Memorial Services for Franklin Rogers, 69, of Lenox who passed away June 30, 2015 in Des Moines will be held Monday, July 6, 2015, ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Harold Timperley – Villisca

    Harold Timperley, 90, of Villisca, formerly of Corning, died July 1, 2015, at the Good Samaritan Society in Villisca. Graveside services will be held ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Ruth Reynolds – Lenox

    Celebration of Life Services for Ruth Reynolds, age 88, of Lenox, who died Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at the Lenox Care Center will be held Tuesday, July ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • Cheryl Ann (Shroyer) Marckmann – West Des Moines

    Cheryl Ann (Shroyer) Marckmann, 69, passed away July 1, 2015. A memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 8 at Lutheran Church of Hope ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Harold Timperley – Villisca

    Harold Timperley, 90, of Villisca, formerly of Corning, died July 1, 2015, at Villisca Good Samaritan Society. Services are pending at Pearson Family ...
    July 2, 2015 - 11:28 am
  • Dale Hanson – Clarinda

    Dale Hanson, 88, of Clarinda died June 27, 2015, at Westridge Care and Rehab Center in Clarinda. Celebration of life services were held 10:30 a.m. Thu ...
    July 2, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Dan Holker – Winterset

    Dan Holker, 57, of Winterset, formerly of Creston, died June 29, 2015, in Madison County, as the result of a vehicle accident. Celebration of life mem ...
    July 1, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Dan Holker – Winterset

    Dan Holker, 57, of Winterset, formerly of Creston, died June 29, 2015, in Madison County, as the result of a vehicle accident. Services are pending at ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Lovell Griffin – Afton

    Lovell Griffin, 42, of Afton, formerly of Bedford, died June 29, 2015, at Afton Care Center. Graveside memorial services will be private. No visitatio ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • Beverly Stream – Clearfield

    Beverly Stream, 80, of Clearfield, formerly of Lenox, died June 26, 2015, in Clearfield. Memorial services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 30, at R ...
    June 29, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 1:22 p.m., Tuesday, North Walnut Street.Medical, 5:47 p.m., Tuesday, North Spr ...
    July 2, 2015 - 10:47 am
  • Police

    Gustavo Parra-Bello, 42, of Hugo, Okla., was charged with simple assault 4:19 p.m. Wednesday at Unio ...
    July 2, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Sheriff

    Joel Alan Weeks, 48, 608 S. Maple St., was charged on a Department of Corrections warrant for parole ...
    July 2, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    MiscellaneousAssault, 3:01 p.m., June 22.Traffic complaint, 3:16 p.m., June 22.Accident, 3:27 p.m., ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:32 am
  • Police

    Joel Alan Weeks, 48, 608 S. Maple St., was charged with driving while barred and third-offense opera ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:32 am
  • Accidents

    No citations were issued after an accident 3:15 p.m. Friday on West Adams Street.According to a Cres ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • Accident

    No citations were issued after an accident 7:12 a.m. Friday on East Howard Street.According to a Cre ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    Kelly Marie McCormick, 32, of Greenfield was charged with operating while intoxicated, having no acc ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • Police

    Mary Giza, 1015 Manor Dr., reported the windshield of her vehicle was shot twice with a BB gun betwe ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:29 am
  • Sheriff

    Jason Lee Johnson, 32, of Lenox was charged on a Department of Corrections warrant for parole violat ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:29 am
  • Creston Chamber of Commerce July happenings

    I want to begin this month’s article by wishing you all a very HAPPY and SAFE 4th of JULY. Hopefully you will be able to attend many of the events and ...
    July 2, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Poolman: Control the uncontrolled intersections

    First, before I start in on my column's main focus, I'd like to wish my coworker Jake Waddingham all the best as he continues his education at Iowa St ...
    July 2, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Dear Union County residents

    Since 2001, Deb Goerndt and I have been co-chairing the Union County Fair Antique Road Show. We are amazed that it has continued all these years.
    July 1, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • Response to Randall Romesburg

    Mr. Randall Romesburg recently chastised the Creston school administration and board members for not responding and attending the Special Olympics Ban ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Marriage as defined by scripture

    Pertaining to the recent ruling of the Supreme Court defining marriage as legal between couples of the same sex, I would like to offer Jesus' definiti ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Richardson: Reporting from behind the 'visitor' badge

    In visiting East Union School on various assignments these past few months, one thing I've had to get used to is putting on a "visitor" sticker.
    June 30, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Best wishes, Jake Waddingham

    Best wishes to Jake Waddingham as he begins a new adventure in a new locale. In his June 17 farewell column, Jake wrote: “I often felt like an outside ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Paulsen: A chance to look at some new homes this Saturday in Creston

    The annual Southwest Iowa Builders Home Show is this Saturday in and around Creston. There will be nine properties to check out. One that should be of ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Salute to our veterans

    Our area veterans deserve recognition for their sacrifice and great service to our country. I will be submitting names periodically to be published in ...
    June 24, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Support Special Olympics

    On Sunday, June 14, 2015, the Creston Elementary/Middle School/High School Special Olympics athletes were honored with an awards banquet held at the c ...
    June 24, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJuly 6-10Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782- ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Reunions

    Tom Dwyer ReunionThe Tom Dwyer reunion will be held July 12 at the club house at 1329 S.E. Universit ...
    July 3, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Club news

    Beta Kappa ChapterBeta Kappa Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma met the morning of June 19 at the Henry A. ...
    July 3, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Reunion

    Thayer AlumniThe annual Thayer alumni banquet was held June 13 at Lorimor Community Center with 69 m ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Club news

    Ladies Lakeshore AuxiliaryLadies Lakeshore Auxiliary met June 17.Canasta winners were Janet Kessler, ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJune 22-26Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    June 19, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Reunion

    Roudybush ReunionThe 63rd annual Roudybush reunion will be held noon June 28 at the Jim Brown farm, ...
    June 19, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Club news

    Kent Dinner ClubKent Dinner Club met June 11 with 13 attending at The Pizza Ranch.The next meeting w ...
    June 19, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJune 15-19Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    June 12, 2015 - 11:58 am
  • Reunion

    Abell Family ReunionThe Abell family reunion hosted by Christine Abell and Phil and Gena Ward will b ...
    June 12, 2015 - 11:57 am

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