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  • Area baseball

    O-M 13,Melcher-Dallas 3ORIENT — Triston Davidson drove in three runs on two hits as Orient-Macksburg ...
    July 1, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • Panthers start fast in 12-2 victory

    A nine-run first inning was a strong start to a busy week of Hawkeye 10 action for the Creston baseball team here Tuesday night.
    July 1, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • Creston survives lackluster play for H-10 win

    It wasn't always pretty, but the main thing is Creston came away from Tuesday's Hawkeye 10 Conference matchup against Red Oak with an 11-1 win.
    July 1, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • Southern Iowans place in National Junior High Finals Rodeo

    DES MOINES — Shown below are southern Iowa members or area connections of Team Iowa participants in the 11th annual National Junior HIgh Finals Rodeo ...
    July 1, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • Sports briefs

    MOUNT AYR — Due to a cancellation, the schedule for today's Raiderette Softball Classic was changed.
    July 1, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • Area softball

    BEDFORD — Bedford scored five runs in the first inning and held on for an 8-3 win over East Union here Tuesday.
    July 1, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • Area softball

    GREENFIELD — Logan-Magnolia topped Van Meter 11-8 here Saturday in the championship game of the Nodaway Valley Softball Classic, while the host Wolver ...
    June 30, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • Freshman baseball team busy in doubleheaders

    The Creston freshman baseball team played five home games last week, starting with a 15-0 loss to ADM on June 23.
    June 30, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • No. 5 Blue Devils blank Panthers, 9-0

    ST. MARYS — A pair of four-run innings broke open a 1-0 game through two innings as Class 1A fifth-ranked Martensdale-St. Marys shut out Creston Monda ...
    June 30, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • Area baseball

    MOUNT AYR — Lucas Wurster scored on a passed ball in the bottom of the ninth to lift Mount Ayr past Wayne Monday night, 2-1.
    June 30, 2015 - 12:34 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
  • Gary Greene Sr. – Sherman, Texas

    Gary Lee Greene, Sr., age 76, of Sherman, Texas, passed away on June 23, 2015. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 3, 2015 at ...
    June 30, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • Lovell Griffin – Afton

    Lovell Griffin, 42, of Afton, formerly of Bedford, died June 29, 2015, at Afton Care Center. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, 612 N. Dodge ...
    June 29, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Dina Gilbert – Creston

    Dina Gilbert, 69, of Creston died June 27, 2015, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 30, a ...
    June 29, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Larry Dale Turbot – Omaha, Neb.

    July 15, 1936 - June 21, 2015 Memorials may be directed to the Gibson Memorial Library, 200 W. Howard St. Creston, IA 50801.
    June 29, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Virginia Seeley – Grinnell

    Virginia May Seeley, 92, of Grinnell and formerly of Afton, Iowa died June 23, 2015, at Windsor Manor in Grinnell. A memorial service will be held at ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Rev. Dr. Jeanne Groom – Creston

    Rev. Dr. Jeanne Groom, 63, of Creston, formerly of Prescott, died June 20, 2015, at Creston Nursing and Rehab. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Frida ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:17 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
  • Afton Police

    MiscellaneousCustody dispute, 8:15 a.m., June 22.Ongoing criminal investigation, 9:30 a.m., June 22. ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:28 am
  • Police

    Robbie Allen Dohrn, 50, 611 W. Adams St. Apt. 5, was charged with possession of paraphernalia 5 a.m. ...
    June 29, 2015 - 10:25 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousAccident, 7:09 a.m., Thursday, East Howard Street.Traffic stop, 7:56 a.m., Thursday, No ...
    June 26, 2015 - 10:49 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
  • Bathrooms closed

    From Frank Gale Creston My wife and daughter decided we should take in some music Saturday night and so we headed out to McKinley Park. Was very surpr ...
    June 23, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • Honor the flag

    From Dennis Nelson, proud member of Creston Elk's Lodge #605 Creston This letter is in response to a letter that appeared in the June 17 edition of th ...
    June 23, 2015 - 11:19 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
  • Catholic DaughtersCourt Joan of Arc No. 428 met May 12. Following mass, a meal was served by the com ...
    June 12, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJune 8-12Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782- ...
    June 5, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Reunions

    Thayer AlumniThe annual Thayer alumni banquet will be June 13 at Lorimor Community Center.Registrati ...
    June 5, 2015 - 11:21 am

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