Archive for June, 2010

IMS and Pekin split in baseball

Posted: Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 at 8:35 am

The IMS baseball team had a key conference doubleheader with 2A ninth ranked Pekin.

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Golden Hawks beat North Cedar

Posted: Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 at 8:34 am

Mid-Prairie’s softball team beat North Cedar last night 16-0 in three innings.

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Highland takes two over Mepo

Posted: Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 at 8:34 am

In baseball Highland swept Mediapolis. The Huskies won the first 8-0 and the second 6-5.

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Rain Affects Local Farmers

Posted: Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 at 6:28 am

Washington has received about 11 inches of rain this month, and needs less than 2 ½ inches to break the June precipitation record set in 1930.

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Road Embargo To Halt Semi-Truck Traffic

Posted: Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 at 6:26 am

Washington County Engineer David Patterson says the overuse of Ginkgo Avenue outside of West Chester is a sign that less funding has made the current system of maintaining similar roads “not sustainable”.

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4H Photo Mounting Day

Posted: Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 at 6:25 am

4H’ers interested in exhibiting their photography at the State Fair have the opportunity to attend a 4H Photo Mounting Day session.

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“Annie” Leaves No Seat Unturned

Posted: Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Washington Community Theater’s production of “Annie” sold over 2,000 tickets to Washington community members this weekend.

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USDA Crop Report

Posted: Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 at 6:23 am

Again last week, weather conditions gave farmers in southeast Iowa little opportunity to continue with field work.

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Severe Weather Action Team Follow Up

Posted: Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 at 6:22 am

Yesterday at 6:15am the National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for western Washington, southwest Johnson, North Jefferson, and Keokuk counties.

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Basic Business Accounting Classes Offered

Posted: Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 at 6:21 am

In an effort to increase ones business profitability and encourage new entrepreneurs, the Iowa Small Business Development Center at Southeastern Community College is partnering with Louisa County Extension and LIFE Micro-lending to offer a Basic Business Accounting course. 

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Shakespeare In The Park

Posted: Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 at 6:20 am

Friday the first theatrical production to use Washington’s new band stand will debut in Central Park.

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Judith Ann Homan

Posted: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 at 12:17 pm

Funeral services for 68 year old Judith Ann Homan of Wayland will be Friday at the Independent Bible Church in Wayland.  Visitation will be tomorrow from 6-8pm at the Beatty Funeral Home in Washington.  A memorial fund has been established for the Calvary Baptist Academy.

June 22, 2010

Posted: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 at 11:44 am

Birthday Winner – Kevin Molenmex of Rose Hill

Anniversary Winners- Myron & Martha Graber of Washington

June 21, 2010

Posted: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 at 11:43 am

Birtday Winner – John Knobb os Washington

Anniversay Winners – ClaraBell & Wilfred Vittetoe

Demon baseball win first, will have to finish second against Fairfield

Posted: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 at 8:29 am

The Demon baseball team scored in the first two innings to get an early lead on Fairfield on their way to an 8-1 win.

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Demon softball team sweeps Trojans

Posted: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 at 8:27 am

On the softball field the Demons got the sweep. Washington won the first game 5-2.

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Rebuild Iowa’s Flood Tips For Washington County

Posted: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 at 6:28 am

The Rebuild Iowa Office was created to after storms and flooding caused millions of dollars worth of damage in 2008, and that office now has advice for residents of Washington County as they approach record rainfall for June.

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Brighton to Improve Municipal Building with Riverboat Grant

Posted: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 at 6:27 am

The City of Brighton is planning to use funds from a Washington County Riverboat Foundation Grant to make improvements on a municipal building.

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Washington Day with the Cedar Rapids Kernels

Posted: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 at 6:26 am

Cedar Rapids Kernels Baseball is hosting “Washington Day” on July 14th at 6:35pm.

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Lending Hands “Birdies For Charity”

Posted: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 at 6:24 am

The John Deere “Birdies For Charity” Golf Classic is July 5th through the 11th, and a local non-profit organization is offering a chance to win a 2010 Chevy Camaro with each donation they receive.

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