Archive for May, 2012

Memorial Day Ceremony Honors Fallen Soldiers

Posted: Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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A ceremony was held yesterday morning to honor those who have lost their lives at sea.

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Keota Unlimited Shares Future Plans

Posted: Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Keota Unlimited had the chance to share their plans for the upcoming months at last Monday’s City Council meeting.

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New Program Coming to Washington Youth Center

Posted: Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Hamakua Place in Washington is getting ready to offer a new program for girls this summer.  

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Crop Scouting Cards Available

Posted: Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Crop Scouting Cards are now available through the Iowa State University Extension.

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Free Fishing Weekend Returning

Posted: Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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Southeast Iowa anglers will have a chance again this year to fish without having to face a penalty.  

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Port Louisa NWR Headquarters Groundbreaking on Wednesday

Posted: Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge is getting set to break ground on a new building.  

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Shooting in Wapello County under Investigation

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012 at 10:16 am

A shooting in Wapello County is currently being investigated by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation.  

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WACO Drops two at Home Tournament

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012 at 9:59 am

The WACO softball team played their home tournament this weekend but dropped both games.

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Demons Boy’s Golf finishes Sixth at State

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012 at 8:49 am

The Washington Demon boy’s golf team dropped into sixth place at the State tournament this weekend.

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May 28, 2012

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012 at 7:54 am

Birthday winner — Joshua Fowler, 20 of Sigourney

Anniversary winners — Irene and Daryl Bausghman of Keota

Board of Supervisors Discussing Budgets Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors will be talking about budgets as part of their meeting tomorrow.  

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City Working on Tax Abatement Plan

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The city of Washington is looking at reinstating a tax abatement or an urban revitalization plan.  

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Disease Spreading in Iowa but Not Locally

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The warm winter and spring has helped a virus to spread across Iowa.  

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Youth Fishing Derby Coming Up Next Weekend

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Youth who like to fish have an opportunity to showcase their skills as well as learning some new fishing techniques at the Youth Fishing Derby coming up next weekend.  

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Keokuk County To Hold Special Meeting

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Keokuk County Board of Supervisors is holding a special meeting tomorrow morning.

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Keota Resident Goes On Honor Flight

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012 at 6:23 am

An area veteran of World War II had the chance to go on the Honor Flight.

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Pressure Canners Being Tested Next Month

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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Canning season will be here soon and the Washington County Extension is offering testing of dial gauge pressure canners next month to help those who like to can get started.  

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Patricia Ann Davison

Posted: Sunday, May 27th, 2012 at 7:40 pm

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Celebration of Life Services for 73 year-old Patricia Ann Davison of Kalona will be 10:30 Thursday  morning at Shiloh Church.

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Ronald Davis

Posted: Sunday, May 27th, 2012 at 4:41 pm

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Funeral Services for 69 year old Ronald Davis of Wellman will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday  at the Wellman Cemetery.

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May 27, 2012

Posted: Sunday, May 27th, 2012 at 7:43 am

Birthday Winner – Mary Lou Farmer of Washington