Archive for January, 2010

January 24, 2010

Posted: Sunday, January 24th, 2010 at 7:30 am

Birthday winner — Bonnie Buschart, 55 of Washington

Anniversary winner — Asa & Mary Rickard, 1 year of Mt. Union

BOS

Posted: Sunday, January 24th, 2010 at 6:04 am

Washington County Supervisors are expected to set a public hearing date for a proposed zoning ordinance this week.

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Circles of Support

Posted: Sunday, January 24th, 2010 at 6:03 am

The Next Circles of Support meeting is tomorrow night.

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Quitline Iowa is Doubling the Amount of Nicotine Patches and Gum Available

Posted: Sunday, January 24th, 2010 at 6:00 am

With the typical pack-a-day Iowa smoker now spending nearly $1,900 per year on cigarettes, Quitline Iowa is doubling the amount of nicotine patches and gum available to callers during the month of January.

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Ethel Bender

Posted: Sunday, January 24th, 2010 at 5:44 am

Visitation: 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. January 28, 2010 at Powell Funeral Home – Sigourney
Funeral Service: 10:30 a.m. January 29, 2010 at St. Mary Catholic Church
Interment: January 29, 2010 at St. Mary Cemetery

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Donald Buckman

Posted: Saturday, January 23rd, 2010 at 3:49 pm

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.

House Fire in Washington

Posted: Saturday, January 23rd, 2010 at 8:37 am

An electric blanket is being labeled the cause of a house fire at 1023 East Washington St. Washington, the Robert and Karen Crossett residence, at around 6:55 P.M. Friday night.

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Marek on Parks

Posted: Saturday, January 23rd, 2010 at 8:37 am

State Representative Larry Marek wants to evaluate how the Iowa Department of Natural Resources uses land that it owns.

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Census Jobs

Posted: Saturday, January 23rd, 2010 at 8:34 am

The 2010 census will provide some temporary job opportunities.

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Ice Damaged Trees

Posted: Saturday, January 23rd, 2010 at 8:34 am

Ice storms like the one that rolled through Iowa this week can be damaging to trees.

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Mobile Home Taxes

Posted: Saturday, January 23rd, 2010 at 8:33 am

Collecting taxes on mobile homes can sometimes be a headache.

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Winter Thunder

Posted: Saturday, January 23rd, 2010 at 8:31 am

It’s January, but southeast Iowa is expected to see some weather that’s more typical in the spring.

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Master Gardeners Offer Horticulture Scholarship

Posted: Saturday, January 23rd, 2010 at 8:31 am

The Washington County Master Gardeners are offering a $500 scholarship to a Washington County resident pursuing a horticultural related degree or certificate from a college or university in the state of Iowa.

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Demon girls hold off Trojans in fourth

Posted: Saturday, January 23rd, 2010 at 8:28 am

The Demon girls were on the road facing Fairfield, the Trojans used free throws to work their from behind but a couple of turnovers allowed the Demons to get back out to a strong lead.

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Demon boys win big at Fairfield

Posted: Saturday, January 23rd, 2010 at 8:27 am

The Demon boys in Fairfield hit the ground running and just didn’t stop as they got a comanding win 73-31.

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January 23, 2010

Posted: Saturday, January 23rd, 2010 at 8:11 am

Birthday Winner: Joni Heyzert of Washington

William “Bill” Lloyd Jr.

Posted: Friday, January 22nd, 2010 at 12:33 pm

Funeral Services for 79 year old William “Bill” Lloyd Jr. of Washington are at 1:30 Monday (1/25) at the Jones Eden Funeral Home in Washington. Burial is at Elm Grove Cemetery. Visitation starts at 11:00 Sunday (1/24) morning at the funeral home. Family visitation is from 4-6 pm. A general memorial has been established.

January 22, 2010

Posted: Friday, January 22nd, 2010 at 12:33 pm

Birthday Winner – Bailey Baumert of Harper

Anniversary Winners – Dean & Linda Wilson of Washington

Mid-Prairie boys avenge conference loss

Posted: Friday, January 22nd, 2010 at 8:17 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk boys basketball team got back on track last night with a win over West Branch.

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Demons head to Fairfield tonight

Posted: Friday, January 22nd, 2010 at 8:16 am

The Washington Demon boys and girls head to Fairfield tonight to face the Trojans where they will also be having their Coaches vs. Cancer night.

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