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  • Panthers, Kuemper rained out Monday

    Members of the Creston softball team take shelter in the dugout during a weather delay at Panther Field Monday morning during the team's varsity doubl ...
    July 7, 2015 - 12:44 am
  • Area softball

    LENOX — After giving up two runs in the first inning, Lenox battled back for a 3-2 win over Central Decatur here on Friday.
    July 7, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • Panther freshmen sweep Clarinda

    The Creston freshman softball team picked up a pair of wins here Thursday against Clarinda, winning 11-5 and then 10-9 in the second game.
    July 7, 2015 - 12:43 am
  • Southwest Iowa Junior Golf

    GLENWOOD — Three Creston golfers won their age division as the Southwest Iowa Junior Golf tour included a tournament at Glenwood Golf Course Thursday.
    July 7, 2015 - 12:41 am
  • Fireworks on and off the track

    CORNING — Independence Day at Adams County Speedway brought fireworks during the races and afterward, as McCunn Specialty Firearms presented the firew ...
    July 7, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • Sports briefs

    Heavy rains throughout southwest Iowa forced the cancelation and postponement of a number of baseball and softball games on Monday.
    July 7, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • Trojans sweep Panther freshmen

    Atlantic swept the Creston freshman baseball team here Thursday, 12-4 and 12-0.Bryce Fitzgerald, Dea ...
    July 7, 2015 - 12:41 am
  • High school rankings

    SOFTBALLClass 1A — 1. Akron-Westfield 26-4; 2. New London 27-2; 3. Woodbury Central 28-8; 4. Lynnvil ...
    July 7, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Prep score list

    SoftballBondurant-Farrar 5, Boone 3Boone 9, Bondurant-Farrar 1Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 10, Gl ...
    July 7, 2015 - 12:38 am
  • Creston Little League

    Recent results from Creston Baseball/Softball Association leagues are below.The News Advertiser will ...
    July 7, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Sharon Johns – Creston

    Sharon Johns, 73, of Creston died July 4, 2015, at the home of her daughter in Des Moines. Services are pending at Pearson Family Funeral Service, 809 ...
    July 6, 2015 - 1:01 pm
  • James Roshto Sr. – Osceola

    James Roshto Sr., 78, of Osceola died July 3, 2015, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Services are pending at Pearson Family Funeral Ser ...
    July 6, 2015 - 1:01 pm
  • Norma Francis – Creston

    Norma Francis passed peacefully July 4, 2015 at Greater Regional Hospice House in Creston. She was 94. A celebration of her life will be held Friday, ...
    July 6, 2015 - 1:03 pm
  • Matt White – Creston

    Matt White, 38, of Creston died July 3, 2015, at his home. Celebration of life memorial services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 8, at Powers Funeral ...
    July 6, 2015 - 1:04 pm
  • Kenny Markley – Mount Ayr

    Kenny Markley, 67, of Mount Ayr died July 3, 2015. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 9, at the Mount Ayr High School gymnasium. The R ...
    July 6, 2015 - 1:05 pm
  • 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
  • Accident

    No citations were issued after an accident 10:13 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of West Adams and ...
    July 6, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Fire

    Creston firefighters responded to a structure fire 8:59 p.m. Friday at 903 Sycamore St.According to ...
    July 6, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Julian Allison, 27, of Greenfield, was charged with driving while revoked 11:20 p.m. Friday at Union ...
    July 6, 2015 - 11:05 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
  • 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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