Archive for June, 2010

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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Tractor Ride

Posted: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 at 9:47 pm

Title: Tractor Ride
Description: The Columbus FFA and Columbus FFA Alumni will be hosting their first annual tractor ride on Saturday, July 24th. The ride will begin at 9:00 a.m., will go through Louisa County, and finishing up in Columbus Junction, going through the kick-off parade to the Louisa County Fair. Two meals are included with the registration fee. For more information, contact Brenda Wilson at 319/212.0529.
Date: 2010-06-24

Back to the 50’s & 60’s Cruise Night

Posted: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 at 9:46 pm

Title: Back to the 50\’s & 60\’s Cruise Night
Description: The Back to the 50\’s & 60\’s cruise night is Saturday June 26 on the south side the Washington square. It will start at 5 PM and go til 9PM. The PAWS and more Animal shelter will have a concession stand. There will be great 50\’s and 60\’s music and a piston toss competition for the cruisers at 6:30. For more info call Rick Stauffer at 319.863.3268.
Date: 2010-06-26

Blood Drive

Posted: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 at 9:43 pm

Title: Blood Drive
Description: Kalona Optimists is sponsoring a blood drive for the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center on Monday, July 5th from 2:30 pm to 7:30 pm in the Kalona Mennonite Church. For more information call Gene Miller at 319-656-2322. Walk-ins welcome!
Date: 2010-07-05

Blood Drive

Posted: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 at 9:42 pm

Title: Blood Drive
Description: Riverside Community is sponsoring a blood drive for the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center on Wednesday, July 7th from 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm at Riverside Fire Department. Walk-ins welcome! For more information call Terry Philips at 319-430-8536.
Date: 2010-07-07

Blood Drive

Posted: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 at 9:42 pm

Title: Blood Drive
Description: Columbus Junction Community and the Legion Auxiliary are sponsoring a blood drive for the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center on Wednesday, June 30th from 1:30 pm to 6:30 pm in the American Legion Hall in Columbus Junction. For more information call Tammy Martin at 319-212-0160. Walk-ins welcome!
Date: 2010-06-30

‘Car-Mandments Bible School’

Posted: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 at 4:47 pm

Children ages 4-12 are invited to attend ‘Car-Mandments Bible School’ at the Washington Reformed Presbyterian Church on June 21-25 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. We’ll be learning the 10 Commandments with the help of some funny old cars. For more information call 461-2892.

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.

Give Away-Windows

Posted: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 at 12:10 pm

Give Away

Wood Pella windows, 21 total

319-325-5446

Give Away-Kittens

Posted: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 at 12:09 pm

Give Away

Outside kittens, white & gray

319-461-2893

Wanted-Beer signs, mirrors & lights

Posted: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 at 12:08 pm

Wanted

Old beer signs, mirrors & lights

319-325-8359

Wanted-I Wireless Phone

Posted: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 at 12:07 pm

Wanted

I Wireless phone

319-458-0177

Aquarium & Kitchen set

Posted: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 at 12:05 pm

For Sale

55 gallona aquarium with everything – $75

Kitchen table with glass top & 4 chairs – $50

319-461-4832