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  • Farewell, Bucky

    Gary Bucklin's 30-year career as sports director at KSIB Radio in Creston comes to an end today. His final sportscast was heard from 11 a.m. ...
    June 3, 2015 - 11:56 am
  • Fourth KSIB tractor ride scheduled for Saturday

    A colorful cavalcade of farm machinery will chug down Cherry Street Saturday morning as KSIB Radio begins its fourth annual tractor ride.Sin ...
    June 3, 2015 - 11:56 am
  • Congressman Young's Creston office formally opened

    Rep. David Young visited Creston Wednesday to formally open the southwest Iowa's Creston Constituent Service Office, located at 208 W. Taylo ...
    May 28, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is May 28, the 148th day of the year. There are 217 days left in 2015. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this ...
    May 28, 2015 - 10:47 am
  • Little Free Libraries coming to Lorimor, Afton

    LORIMOR — Desiree Thornton’s “summer project” involves chalkboard paint, empty newspaper dispensers and lots of books. Using two old Creston ...
    May 27, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Raiders tie for third in close 1A team race

    DES MOINES — Defending Class 1A state champion Mount Ayr entered the final event here Saturday at the 2015 Co-ed State Track meet still harb ...
    May 29, 2015 - 3:30 pm
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  • Hance ties for 12th at state golf

    Creston/O-M junior Madison Hance showed significant improvement in her second state tournament appearance.
    June 3, 2015 - 1:56 am
  • Briley inks with Northwest Missouri State

    For the second consecutive year, the Creston/O-M football team will be sending one of its players on to Northwest Missouri State University — to run c ...
    June 3, 2015 - 1:56 am
  • Valley girls roll after slow start

    GREENFIELD — Junior Hailey Gross tied a program record with five goals in leading Nodaway Valley/West Central Valley/Adair-Casey girls past Creston, 8 ...
    June 3, 2015 - 1:56 am
  • SWCC sports shooter headed to Olympic Training Camp

    Southwestern Community College sports shooter Shelby Woods, freshman from Madison, Mo., has been selected to attend USA Shooting’s Olympic Training Ca ...
    June 3, 2015 - 1:56 am
  • SWCC sports shooting recognized at U.S. Congress

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Southwestern Community College’s sports shooting program was recognized for its outstanding season by Iowa Congressman David Young ...
    June 3, 2015 - 1:56 am
  • Area softball

    LIBERTY CENTER — Eighth-grader Kayla Wookey hit a three-run home run in the top of the 10th inning here Monday, and Murray held on for a 7-6 win.
    June 3, 2015 - 1:44 am
  • Area baseball

    MURRAY — Murray sophomore Kenny Boles tossed a no-hitter here Tuesday, as Murray picked up an 8-1 win over Mormon Trail.
    June 3, 2015 - 1:44 am
  • Panthers' Hance tied for 11th at state golf

    Creston/O-M junior Madison Hance had a strong start and finished in a tie for 11th at 19-over par 90 after the first day of the Calss 4A Girls State G ...
    June 2, 2015 - 1:31 am
  • Rams break away in middle innings, 11-1

    The Glenwood Rams have shown plenty of offensive firepower in an undefeated start to the 2015 season, including an 11-1 road victory at Creston Monday ...
    June 2, 2015 - 1:40 am
  • Panthers shut the door on Glenwood in fourth inning

    A big momentum swing in the fourth inning shut the door on Glenwood's hopes of a Hawkeye 10 Conference victory here Monday, as Creston shut out the Ra ...
    June 2, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • Keith Bailey – Creston

    Keith Bailey, 38, of Creston, died Saturday, May 30, 2015, rural Union County. Celebration of Life Services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 3, 2015 ...
    June 2, 2015 - 1:28 pm
  • Arlene Tinsley – Jacksonville, Fla.

    Arlene Mae Tinsley, 81 years of age, passed away May 31, 2015 in the early morning at Community Hospice McGraw Center in Jacksonville, Florida. Arlene ...
    June 2, 2015 - 1:29 pm
  • Keith Bailey – Creston

    Keith Bailey, 38, of Creston died May 30, 2015, in rural Union County. Arrangements are pending at Powers Funeral Home, at the junction of Highways 25 ...
    June 1, 2015 - 1:25 pm
  • Arlene Hansell – Mount Ayr

    Arlene Hansell, 90, of Mount Ayr died May 22, 2015, at Mount Ayr Healthcare Center. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Burial will be ...
    May 29, 2015 - 10:43 am
  • Donald Strange – Creston

    Donald Strange, 102, of Mount Ayr, formerly of Creston, died May 28, 2015, at Clearview Nursing Home in Mount Ayr. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, ...
    May 29, 2015 - 10:55 am
  • Jeff White – Mount Ayr

    Jeff White, 52, of Mount Ayr died May 27, 2015, at Ringgold County Hospital in Mount Ayr, after a battle with cancer. A memorial service will be held ...
    May 29, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Marjorie Foy – Shannon City

    Marjorie Foy, 92, of Shannon City died May 28, 2015, at Afton Care Center. Graveside memorial service will be 1 p.m. Monday, June 1, at Oak Hill Cemet ...
    May 29, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Marjorie Foy – Afton

    Marjorie Foy, 92, of Afton died May 28, 2015, at Afton Care Center. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, at the junction of Highways 25 and 34 ...
    May 28, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • Ora 'Rex' James – Logansport, Ind.

    Ora “Rex” James, 83, of Logansport, Ind., died Jan. 18, 2015, at Chase Center in Logansport. A memorial visitation will be held 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, ...
    May 28, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Brandon Lowell Hanson – Creston

    Brandon L. Hanson, 34, of St. Petersburg, Fla., passed away Thursday, May 21, 2015 in Pinellas Park Florida. Memorial services will be held 7:00 p.m. ...
    May 27, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    Cathy Lynn Johnson, 57, of Adair was charged on an Adair County warrant for an original charge of fi ...
    June 3, 2015 - 10:28 am
  • Police

    Sara Nicole Exline, 30, of Afton was charged with driving while revoked and possession of marijuana, ...
    June 2, 2015 - 10:19 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 5:13 a.m., Friday, North Maple Street.Public assistance, 1:14 p.m., Friday, Qu ...
    June 2, 2015 - 10:17 am
  • Accidents

    No citations were issued after an accident 2:14 p.m. Friday at Creston High School.According to a Cr ...
    June 2, 2015 - 10:17 am
  • Afton Police

    MiscellaneousBurglary, 9:48 a.m., May 26.Information, 4:11 p.m., May 26.Scam, 5:19 p.m., May 26.Talk ...
    June 2, 2015 - 10:16 am
  • Police

    Sheldon Jones, 14, 924 W. Mills St., was referred to juvenile services for fourth-degree theft, 12:1 ...
    June 1, 2015 - 10:27 am
  • Accident

    No citations were issued after an accident 11:30 a.m. Wednesday on North Walnut Street.According to ...
    June 1, 2015 - 10:27 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 11:49 a.m., Tuesday, West Montgomery Street.Medical, 6:43 a.m., Thursday, East ...
    June 1, 2015 - 10:25 am
  • Police

    Kirby Konkler, 52, 209 E. Mills St. Apt. 4, was charged on a Union County warrant for violation of a ...
    May 29, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    MiscellaneousTraffic complaint, 3:13 a.m., Saturday.Traffic complaint, 8:01 a.m., Saturday.Traffic c ...
    May 29, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • Waddingham: A chance to swing your lantern a little higher

    This political column isn't about Democrats or Republicans. It won't criticize healthcare or question budgets. What it will do is highlight the life o ...
    June 3, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Salute to our veterans

    From Marion E. Chubick, U.S. Army veteran Creston Our area veterans deserve recognition for their sacrifice and great service to our country.
    June 2, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • Richardson: Beating the decaffeinated blues

    Of all the days to quit drinking coffee, for some reason I picked a Monday.It was Sunday afternoon w ...
    June 2, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Thank you for attending Memorial Day service

    Thank you to all who came to the early DAR Memorial Day service Monday morning. It was rainy, chilly and very windy, but just about the time the servi ...
    May 28, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Paulsen: Rain, Rain go away... come again another day!

    It seems to be the cycle we are in right now. It rains for a few days, we get a good day or two and then back to the rain machine.
    May 28, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Support our school board

    It was disappointing to attend the thank you coffee for our school board members on Monday (May 18) and see Creston's business community represented b ...
    May 27, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Accident waiting to happen

    A young male in dark clothing rode a skateboard north on Elm Street from Howard Street for over a block on Tuesday evening after dark.
    May 19, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • It is that time again

    Spring is the usual time to celebrate the achievements of young (or older) students by honoring their school work in the exercise called graduation.
    May 19, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Richardson: Parting is such savory sorrow

    Pizza Hut is leaving us, and I think I’m still in the denial stage.Years ago, when I was a kid, we l ...
    May 19, 2015 - 10:11 am
  • Paulsen: Graduations are upon us

    We had the SWCC graduation last weekend and now the local high schools start this weekend. The school year is just about over.
    May 19, 2015 - 10:11 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJune 1-5Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2 ...
    May 29, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • Club news

    Delta Kappa GammaThirteen members attended the May 11 meeting of Pi Chapter Delta Kappa Gamma Intern ...
    May 29, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsMay 25-29Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782- ...
    May 22, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsMay 18-22Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782- ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Reunion

    Macksburg Alumni BanquetThe Macksburg alumni banquet will be held June 6 at Macksburg United Methodi ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • Club news

    Ladies Lakeshore AuxiliaryLadies Lakeshore Auxiliary met May 6.Canasta winners were Joan Chubick, fi ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsMay 11-15Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782- ...
    May 8, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Reunion

    Cromwell AlumniThe 84th Cromwell School alumni banquet will be May 23 at Supertel Inn and Conference ...
    May 8, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Club news

    Union County Genealogical SocietyUnion County Genealogical Society met April 27 at Gibson Memorial L ...
    May 8, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsMay 4-8Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-24 ...
    May 1, 2015 - 10:59 am

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