Archive for August, 2010

Mount Pleasant second, Mid-Prairie seventh in football rankings

Posted: Tuesday, August 17th, 2010 at 7:59 am

The Des Moines Register has released their pre-season football poll and two teams in the Demon district are included.

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Washington County Fair Queen Enjoys The Fair This Week – Without The Sash

Posted: Tuesday, August 17th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Knoxville’s Lacy Stevenson was crowned State Queen at the Fair on Saturday.

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Washington Chamber of Commerce’s “Educator Appreciation Breakfast” Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, August 17th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual “Educator Appreciation Breakfast” tomorrow morning at KC Hall.

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Update: Weekend Gas Leak Closes Road For 8 Hours In Washington

Posted: Tuesday, August 17th, 2010 at 6:23 am


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A caller reporting a smell of gas in Washington Saturday evening led to a road closure and eight hours of work by Alliant Energy crews.

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Washington County Board Of Supervisors Preview

Posted: Tuesday, August 17th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Today at 9:30 the Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session.

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Columbus Community Schools Back to School Bash and Open House Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, August 17th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Columbus Community Schools is having their Back to School Bash and Open House tonight to start the new school year.

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Second Annual Senior Health Fair To Be Held In October

Posted: Tuesday, August 17th, 2010 at 6:20 am

Washington County Hospital and Clinics says its hosting the second annual Community-Wide Senior Health Fairs from 8:30 to 11:30 am on Saturday, October 9th.

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Eighth Annual Kyle Elijah Tobin Memorial Golf Outing

Posted: Tuesday, August 17th, 2010 at 6:19 am

The Eighth Annual Kyle Elijah Tobin Memorial Golf Outing is this weekend at Lagos Acres in Keota.  

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Louisa County’s Running Wild Event

Posted: Tuesday, August 17th, 2010 at 6:17 am

Registrations are being taken for Louisa County’s Trail Race and Fun Run.

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Robert Marie

Posted: Monday, August 16th, 2010 at 11:36 pm

Services for 74 year old Robert Marie of Washington are 10:30 am Thursday at St. James Catholic Church in Washington, with burial at the Elm Grove Cemetery. Visitation begins tomorrow at Noon at the Beatty Funeral Home, with the family present from 5:30 to 8 pm. A general memorial has been established.

Hazel Christner

Posted: Monday, August 16th, 2010 at 11:35 pm

Funeral Services for 94 year old Hazel I. Christner of Mexico, MO, formerly of Washington, will be held Wednesday (8/18) morning at 11:00 at the Jones-Eden Funeral Home. Burial will take place at the Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington. Visitation begins at noon (12pm) Tuesday (8/17) at Jones-Eden Funeral Home with family visitation from 5-7pm. A general memorial has been established.

Jackie Tevis

Posted: Monday, August 16th, 2010 at 6:01 pm

Funeral Services for 52 year old Jackie Tevis of Longview, TX, formerly of Lone Tree, will be at 11:00 Friday (8/20) morning at the Sorden-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Lone Tree. Visitation will precede the Service at 10am until time of services at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Lone Tree Cemetery.

August 16, 2010

Posted: Monday, August 16th, 2010 at 4:32 pm

Birthday Winner – Helen Reschly of Washington

Anniversary Winners – Nathan & Karla Detweiler

Paula R. Kirfman

Posted: Monday, August 16th, 2010 at 10:40 am

Memorial services for 45 year old Paula R. Kirfman of Ottumwa are Friday at 11:00 AM at the Beatty Funeral Home in Washington.

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Huskies move up a class

Posted: Monday, August 16th, 2010 at 8:15 am

The Highland Huskies are getting ready for the upcoming football season, and for the Huskies they will be playing a class up.

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Wildcats’ inexperience will be a challenge

Posted: Monday, August 16th, 2010 at 8:11 am

The Columbus Wildcats will have to overcome the loss of several starters from last year’s squad.

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Second Car Enters Closed Brighton Roadway, Second Boat Rescue Required

Posted: Monday, August 16th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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A second water rescue was necessary at McKain’s Access last week.

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Update: Weekend Fire One Block East Of Washington Town Square

Posted: Monday, August 16th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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New details are available for a weekend fire at a Washington residence.

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Senator Schmitz to hold public forums in SE Iowa

Posted: Monday, August 16th, 2010 at 6:25 am

State Senator Becky Schmitz is coming to Southeast Iowa communities to hold public forums about “Accountability & Transparency” in the State Senate Southeast Iowa tomorrow.

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South Avenue B Near Washington’s Junior High School Closed For Construction

Posted: Monday, August 16th, 2010 at 6:24 am


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South Avenue B from the south entrance of Washington’s Junior High School to Sitler Drive is closed this week for construction.

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