Archive for September, 2009

Ice Cream Social

Posted: Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 at 10:38 am

Title: Ice Cream Social
Description: The Packwood Lions Club will hold an ice cream social Saturday, September 19 from 4-7 pm at the Packwood Community Center. Proceeds will benefit the Iowa Lions Foundation. There will be a free will donation.
Date: 2009-09-19

Craft Festival

Posted: Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 at 10:37 am

Title: Craft Festival
Description: The 34th annual Keokuk County Craft Festival will be Saturday, September 19 from 9:00 am 3:00 pm at the fairgrounds in Sigourney. There will be booths of crafts, fall pumpkins, and more. For more information, contact Jona at 641-660-6429.
Date: 2009-09-19

MECCA Anniversary

Posted: Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 at 10:37 am

Title: MECCA Anniversary
Location: Iowa City
Description: MECCA will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a community open house from 4-6 pm on September 17 at 430 Southgate Ave. in Iowa City. They will have activities, speakers, and refreshments. Everyone is invited to attend and help them celebrate. For more information, call 319-351-4357.
Date: 2009-09-17

Lincoln Elementary Science Night

Posted: Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 at 10:36 am

Title: Lincoln Elementary Science Night
Location: Lincoln Elementary
Description: Lincoln Elementary in Washington will hold a science night Thursday, September 17 from 6-7:15 pm. There will be flight and aerodynamics experiments and a chance to sign up for the Iowa Youth Aviation Camp. For more information, call the school at 653-3691.
Date: 2009-09-17

Chamber Men’s Fun Day

Posted: Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 at 10:35 am

Title: Chamber Men\’s Fun Day
Description: The Washington Chambers Mens Fun Day has been rescheduled for Wednesday, September 16 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. If you would like the same tee times for this date or if you would like to reschedule, call the Chamber at 653-3272.
Date: 2009-09-16

Golf Event

Posted: Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 at 10:34 am

Title: Golf Event
Location: Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club
Description: Area golfers are invited to Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club for a two-man, fifty and over golf tournament Tuesday, September 15 at 9:00 am. There will be eighteen holes of best shot golf, cost is $20 per golfer. To reserve a spot or cart rental, call 319-257-6253.
Start Time: 9am
Date: 2009-09-15

Golf Tournament

Posted: Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 at 10:32 am

Area golfers are invited to Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club for a two-man, fifty and over golf tournament Tuesday, September 15 at 9:00 am. There will be eighteen holes of best shot golf, cost is $20 per golfer. To reserve a spot or cart rental, call 319-257-6253.

Jeff Hoskinson

Posted: Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 at 10:10 am

Visitation for 52 year old Jeff Hoskinson of Washington, formerly of Rittman, Ohio, is Tuesday, September 15th from 6-8 at the Jones-Eden Funeral Home in Washington.

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Tuesday, September 15th

Posted: Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 at 9:05 am

Birthday Winner Mary Walker from Keota
Anniversary Winner Bob and Melodie Stutzman 30 years from Wellman

Washington County Public Health Offering Flu Shot Clinics

Posted: Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 at 7:38 am

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Washington County Public Health is starting offer seasonal flu shot clinics. Administrator Edie Nebel says they’re doing it a little earlier this year due to the H1N1 Virus. She says they hope to have the H1N1 vaccine available by next month. Nebel says her office has been working with local schools to develop plans for both seasonal and H1N1outbreaks. She stresses that H1N1 is not greatly different from seasonal flu, and should be for the most part, treated the same. To see a list of flu shot clinics go to www.washph.com

Washington Supervisors Meet this Morning

Posted: Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 at 7:22 am

Washington County Supervisors are considering a property tax abatement request at this morning’s (9/15) meeting. They’ll also take up two liquor license requests. One is for a five day temporary permit being sought by Pheasants Forever. The other comes from the Washington Golf and Country Club. They are hoping for a classification change. The meeting starts at 9:30 in the Washington County Courthouse
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TDS Meets in Iowa this Year

Posted: Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 at 7:21 am

Entrepreneurs from three Midwest states will meet in Fairfield next month for the annual Tri-State Development Summit. Visitors from Missouri, Illinois, and Iowa, will work to increase quality of life in their states and discuss public works projects such as road construction. The Tri-State Development Summit formed in the wake of the Flood of 93 as members worked on recovery efforts. This years summit will be October 12 in the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center.

Bows and Bullets holding Family Shoot Day

Posted: Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 at 7:20 am

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The Washington County 4-H’s Bows and Bullets Club is having it’s first ever Family Youth Shoot Day this Weekend. Shooting Instructor Joel Van Zante says they’ll have activities for kids of all ages. He says they hope to showcase what the organization is all about. an Zante says bows will be provided for archer shooting. He says kids over twelve who want to shoot firearms must bring their own gun. The event is this Saturday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Highland Hideway near Riverside.

Gift of Grain

Posted: Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 at 4:56 am

As farmer’s prepare for harvest, the 4-H program is reminding producers that they can contribute part of their crop. Iowa 4-H Foundation Associate Director Albert Gruenwald says they have been trying to identify new ways to raise funds in light of recent budget cuts. He also says farmers who donate grain can reduce their self employment tax. To find out more about the “Gift of Grain” visit the Iowa State Extension’s website.

Hispanic Heritage Month at CJ

Posted: Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 at 4:55 am

Today marks the beginning of Hispanic Heritage month and the Columbus Junction Heritage Center will be celebrating in many ways. The center will honor Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America with special exhibits for four weeks. Nitza Castillo with the Community Development Center says Mexican Americans have contributed greatly to American culture and growth. She says this month will also help to educate many on the contributions of Hispanics to the U.S.

Treating ADHD with Meditation

Posted: Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 at 4:54 am

A new treatment for ADHD may help reduce stress in children by up to fifty percent. Dr. Sarina Grosswald with George Washington University says a recent study shows meditation has a significant impact on a child’s focus and attention. She says meditation has a calming effect on participants. Grosswald says the study showed higher results than anticipated and also showed increased memory, organization, and attention. Grosswald held a seminar on mediation treatments in Fairfield.

Monday, September 14th

Posted: Monday, September 14th, 2009 at 8:03 am

Birthday Winner  Matti Miller

Anniversary Winner  Melvin and Alicia Miller

DEMONS, IMS RANK HIGH IN TRAVELING CUP

Posted: Monday, September 14th, 2009 at 6:19 am

The Washington Demons finished pretty high in Class 3A in the Traveling Challenge Cup program for the past school year.

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DEMON JV AT OSKIE TONIGHT

Posted: Monday, September 14th, 2009 at 6:18 am

The Washington JV football team goes on the road this evening to play Oskaloosa.

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DEMON JV FOOTBALL HAS SCHEDULE CHANGE FOR OCTOBER

Posted: Monday, September 14th, 2009 at 6:17 am

Last week we told you that the October 12th JV football game against Clear Creek Amana had been canceled, well the Demons have found an opponent for that night.

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