Archive for December, 2012

Brenda Brock

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 6:43 am

Private family memorial services for 56 year old Brenda Brock of Washington will be held at a later date. Visitation is being held Monday beginning at noon with family receiving from 5 to 7. A general memorial fund has been established.  The family would appreciate any photos of Brenda that you would be willing to share.  Online condolences may be sent for Brenda’s family through the web at www.jonesfh.com

Decision on Farm Bill Yet to be Made

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 6:25 am

An Iowa legislator is expressing frustration towards the circumstances surrounding the farm bill.

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Greiner Named Ranking Member for Two Committees

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 6:24 am
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Senate Republicans have selected their ranking committee members.

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Farm Conference Includes Instruction from Washington County Farmer

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 6:24 am

An upcoming farming conference will include a presentation from a local farmer.

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Two More Weekends of Santa Availability

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Christmas Day is fast approaching and that means that people wanting to tell Santa Claus what’s on their wish list have limited time to do so.  

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Could See Some Relief from Drought by March

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The drought conditions in Washington County remain unchanged, but we could see some improvement moving into the New Year.

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Chamber of Commerce Promotes Spending Local Dollars

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Washington Chamber of Commerce is encouraging  residents to use their Chamber Bucks this holiday shopping season.

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Caring Christmas Food Fill Up in Washington Today

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 6:21 am
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The Big Red Radio will stop in Washington today for another food fill up.

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Ronald Wayne Boileau

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2012 at 4:51 pm

The family of 51 year old Ronald Wayne Boileau of Washington will receive friends on Sunday  from 1:00 until 2:30 p.m.at the Jones & Eden Funeral Home. A general memorial has been established. Online condolences may be sent for Ronald’s family through the web at www.jonesfh.com

Patricia Moore

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2012 at 4:11 pm

Celebration of Life Service for 75 year old Patricia Moore of Sigourney will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday at Powell Funeral Home in Sigourney. Burial will be at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Sigourney. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.  A memorial fund has been established for Keokuk County Hospice. Condolences may be e-mailed at www.powellfuneralhomes.comunder obituaries. Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Sigourney is handling the arrangements.

Marie Elizabeth Knupp

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2012 at 3:57 pm
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Celebration of life services for 90 year old Marie Elizabeth Darbyshire Knupp of Washington will be held at 2pm Wednesday at the Jones and Eden Funeral Home. Visitation will begin at 10am Wednesday at the funeral home where the family will receive friends from 1 until the time of service. Private family interment will take place at the Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington, Iowa.  Memorials have been established to the Washington Community Y or Washington County Relay for Life.  Online condolences may be sent for Marie’s family through the web at www.jonesfh.com

L.D. “Joe” Hollingsworth

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2012 at 3:55 pm

Celebration of Life Service for 72 year old L.D. “Joe” Hollingsworth of Sigourney will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the Sigourney United Methodist Church. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Monday at Powell Funeral Home in Sigourney.   A general memorial fund has been established. Condolences may be e-mailed at www.powellfuneralhomes.com under obituaries. Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Sigourney is handling the arrangements.

Milton Miller

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2012 at 3:55 pm

Funeral services for 73 year old Milton Miller of Keokuk, formerly of Kalona, will be held Sunday at 2:00 pm at the Fairview Mennonite Church. Visitation is tomorrow from 4-7 pm at the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona. A general memorial fund has been established. The Peterseim Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Washington Page

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2012 at 1:01 pm

The Washington City Park Superintendent Tim Widmer outlines the parks department and one special project.


In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

Today we talk to 911 Supervisor Cara Sorrells about an innovation that’s still a few years away, texting 911.

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2012 at 9:08 am

Electric fireplace for sale, with remote. Made by Heatilator, only a couple years old, was not used last year. 51″tall, 64″wide, 20″deep, works great – $400.00
319-461-7910

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2012 at 9:07 am

Set of four Christmas chipmunks that play music – $125 obo for all four
319-653-9145

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2012 at 9:07 am

Blue cloth love seat with recliner, in excellent condition – $300
319-461-9668

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2012 at 9:07 am

American Bulldog – $300
319-931-0955

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2012 at 9:06 am

2001 Chevy Cavalier – $7000
12”TV w/DVD player – $45
Chihuahua – $100
319-594-4062