Archive for December, 2011

December 11, 2011

Posted: Sunday, December 11th, 2011 at 7:34 am

Birthday winner- Fawn Macracken of Washington, 44

New Senior Citizen Parking Spots at High School

Posted: Sunday, December 11th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington School District is offering new parking spots for senior citizens.  

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Snowmobile and ATV Renewal Period Ending Soon

Posted: Sunday, December 11th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Owners of snowmobiles and ATVs still have time to renew their registrations.  

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Local Farmer on Soybean Board

Posted: Sunday, December 11th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Larry Marek, a Riverside farmer and former State Representative, has been installed as the Director of the United Soybean Board.

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Fairfield Maintenance Shop Ceremony

Posted: Sunday, December 11th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Iowa National Guard hosted a rededication ceremony for Field Maintenance Shop #12 in Fairfield.

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Cake and Dessert Auction

Posted: Saturday, December 10th, 2011 at 3:57 pm

Title: Cake and Dessert Auction
Description: The Washington High School Parent Teacher Organization is hosting a Cake and Dessert Auction Tuesday, December 20th. There will be prizes for the best cake in five categories including Most Creative, and School Spirit. Bidding Starts at 5:30 pm. Register for the auction at www.whspto.webs.com.
Date: 2011-12-20

Christmas Day Dinner

Posted: Saturday, December 10th, 2011 at 3:56 pm

Title: Christmas Day Dinner
Description: The Packwood Christian Church is hosting a Christmas Day Dinner on Sunday December 25th. The meal is free of charge and open to everyone. It will be from noon to 1pm on Christmas Day, call 319-695-3009 to make reservations.
Date: 2011-12-25

December 10, 2011

Posted: Saturday, December 10th, 2011 at 8:01 am

Birthday winner — Amanda Beachy, 28 of Washington

Anniversary winners — Julie and Dick Wells of West Chester

Friday Night Finals

Posted: Saturday, December 10th, 2011 at 7:22 am

Friday night was a busy night on the hardwood.  Here’s some boys and girls updated final scores.

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Regals Sweep Hawks

Posted: Saturday, December 10th, 2011 at 7:19 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks fell in boys and girls basketball to Iowa City Regina Friday night in a Cedar Valley conference doubleheader in Wellman.

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Riverside Man Trial Delayed

Posted: Saturday, December 10th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The trial of a Riverside man accused of murder has been delayed.  

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Political Campaign Coming to Washington

Posted: Saturday, December 10th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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A presidential candidate struggling in the polls is hoping to jumpstart his campaign by conducting a barnstorming tour of the state next week.  

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New Volleyball Club Starts Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, December 10th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Crooked Creek Christian Camp is starting a new club tomorrow.  

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Last Chance to Enjoy a Christmas Celebration in a Historic Washington House

Posted: Saturday, December 10th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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This weekend is the last chance to attend the Washington County Historical Society’s presentation of a program showcasing the Conger House in Washington.  

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2012 Garbage Can Stickers Available

Posted: Saturday, December 10th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The annual trash can stickers for 2012 are available for purchase in Washington.  

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Koehlhoeffer Sentenced

Posted: Saturday, December 10th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Anthony Michael Koehlhoeffer, the inmate who escaped from a hospital in Iowa City and evaded police for 18 hours, has been sentenced for the crimes he committed in Fairfield.

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Post Office Cuts

Posted: Saturday, December 10th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The US Postal Service announced some cutbacks on Monday. The biggest area of cuts comes from first class mail, which will no longer be one day delivery.

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Columbus School District Meeting

Posted: Saturday, December 10th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The Columbus school district will have a meeting on Tuesday to discuss the interview process for their superintendent position.

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Demons Earn Sweeps in Conference Openers

Posted: Friday, December 9th, 2011 at 11:27 pm

The Washington boys and girls basketball teams combined to outscore Fairfield 131-83 to earn their first conference wins of the season.

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Charla R. Mead

Posted: Friday, December 9th, 2011 at 12:03 pm

A memorial service for 57 year old Charla R. Mead of Washington will be held at 2:00 Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Washington.  Burial of cremated remains will be at a later date.  A general memorial fund has been established.