Archive for January, 2010

WCSD To Select New Superintendent this Week

Posted: Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 at 5:54 am

Washington School Board members are expected to offer the superintendent’s position to a candidate

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IDPH: Limiting Screen Time Correlates with Healthy Body Index in Kids

Posted: Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 at 5:52 am

A new report from the Iowa Department of Public Health indicates keeping children at a normal body index may be easier by simply limiting screen time.

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Youth Ice Fishing Clinic Offered in Louisa Co.

Posted: Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 at 5:50 am

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Kids in Louisa County are being invited to learn how to ice fish.

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Iowa FFA Members Visit State Capital

Posted: Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 at 5:48 am

Iowa FFA members visited the state capital recently for their 25th Annual Legislative Symposium.

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Alice P. Smith

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 8:55 pm

Alice P. Smith, age 86, of Washington died Monday January 25, 2010 at the United Presbyterian Home following a sudden illness.

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Pancake Supper

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 8:19 pm

Title: Pancake Supper
Location: WACO Elementary School
Description: The Crawfordville Lions will be hosting a pancake supper on Saturday February 13th, at the WACO Elementary School from 4 to 7 pm. Cost is $6 in advance, $7 at the door. 12 and under eat for $4. Preschool eats for free.
Date: 2010-02-13

Ten O’clock Classics

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 8:18 pm

Title: Ten O’clock Classics
Location: McCleery Auditorium of the Washington Community Theater
Description: Ten O’clock Classics will visit Washington, for a concert Friday, Feb. 12, at 7:30 p.m. in McCleery Auditorium of the Washington Community Theater. The program is sponsored by Washington Concert Association. Admission is by association membership or $15 for adults; students will be admitted free.
Date: 2010-02-12

Iowa Mennonite School’s Singing Valentines

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 8:17 pm

Title: Iowa Mennonite School’s Singing Valentines
Description: Iowa Mennonite School’s Chamber Singers will be available to community members as “singing Valentines” – a compilation of holiday-appropriate songs. The 13-member select vocal ensemble will travel the area by appointment only, and for a nominal fee, sharing ‘love songs’ for that special someone! To schedule a visit, please contact the school at 656-2073 or 683-2586.
Date: 2010-02-14

IMS Art Gallery

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 8:16 pm

Title: IMS Art Gallery
Location: IMS’ Celebration Hall
Description: The new exhibit in the IMS Art Gallery will showcase the art of two IMS alumni: Melanie Yoder Schweitzer and Andy Swartzentruber. Come and see drawings and photographs Saturday, February 20, at 6:30 p.m. at IMS’ Celebration Hall.
Date: 2010-02-20

2009-10 Fine Arts Series

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 8:15 pm

Title: 2009-10 Fine Arts Series
Location: IMS’ Celebration Hall
Description: Tickets remain on sale for the second of three 2009-10 Fine Arts Series performance on the campus of Iowa Mennonite School. Singer-songwriter Carrie Newcomer will perform at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 20, in IMS’ Celebration Hall. Tickets are available by contacting the school at 656-2073.
Date: 2010-02-20

Washington City Council

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 8:13 pm

Title: Washington City Council
Location: Former Library Building
Description: The City of Washington is seeking oral or written comments on the proposed asphalt overlay of the Kewash Trail. Comments may be given to the Washington City Council at 5:00 P.M., Wednesday, at the former library building at 120 E. Main Street. Written comments may be sent to the Washington City Engineer, PO Box 516, Washington, IA 52353.
Date: 2010-01-27

Ainsworth Community Center/Opera House Breakfast Buffet

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 8:12 pm

Title: Ainsworth Community Center/Opera House Breakfast Buffet
Location: Ainsworth Community Center/Opera House
Description: Ainsworth Community Center/Opera House on Saturday February 6th will hold their first breakfast of the new year. It will be from 7am to 9am and the cost is $7 a person, 10 and under eat for free. They will have biscuits and gravy, ham, sausage, bacon, scrambled eggs, hash browns, pancakes, fresh fruit and more. This is a fundraiser for the Opera House. Please check out our new website at ainsworth opera house.org
Date: 2010-02-06

Washington County Pork Queen Contest Entry Form Deadline

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 8:10 pm

Title: Washington County Pork Queen Contest Entry Form Deadline
Location: Washington County
Description: The Washington County Pork Producers are seeking contestants for the 2010 Washington County Pork Queen Contest. The contest is open to girls who are juniors or seniors in high school through age 19. They must reside in Washington County and should be involved in pork production themselves or be the daughter of someone who is involved in the production of pork as an owner, operator or allied industry member. Anyone interested should contact Amanda at (319) 461-1165 or check with their school guidance department for a contestant entry form. All entry forms are due by February 17th.
Date: 2010-02-17

Irene Gries

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 9:34 am

Visitation: 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. January 27, 2010 at Powell Funeral Home – Sigourney
Funeral Service: 10:30 a.m. January 28, 2010 at St. Mary Catholic Church
Interment: January 28, 2010 at St. Mary Cemetery

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Donald Buckman

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 9:31 am

Funeral services are pending for 82 year old Donald Buckman of Conesville. The Sorden-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services is handling the arrangements.

Desk & Chair

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 9:24 am

For Sale

Oak roll-top desk and matching chair in excellent condition-$300 OBO

319-653-6314 or 319-461-0156

NEWS UPDATE – Man Accused of Holding Knife to Woman’s Throat During Sexual Assault in Lone Tree

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 9:22 am

A 39 year old man is facing two felony charges after allegedly forcing a woman in Lone Tree to have sex with him.

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Bulls Coat

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 9:21 am

For Sale

 Reversible black/red Chicago Bulls quilted coat, needs a zipper

319-863-3573

Prom Dress

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 9:20 am

For Sale

 size 4-prom/evening gown, white with gold accents, paid $400 for it new, asking $175 OBO

319-461-9897 or 319-694-3074 and leave a message

Surround Sound System

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 9:17 am

For Sale

Yamaha surround sound system with 4 speakers, 6 disc CD changer, turntable, CD burner-Best Offer

36″ SDTV-$139

319-471-8989