Archive for December, 2012

Pamela Smith

Posted: Tuesday, December 25th, 2012 at 12:23 pm

Celebration of Life Service for 52 year old Pamela Smith of Keota will be at 2:00 p.m. on Friday  at Prairie Flower Baptist Church in rural Washington.

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Candlelight Vigil Brings Community Together

Posted: Tuesday, December 25th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Community members braved the cold last night for a candlelight vigil at a local elementary school.

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Ruth Ver Waayen

Posted: Monday, December 24th, 2012 at 9:37 am

Funeral services for 80 year old Ruth Ver Waayen of Iowa City are 11:00 AM Friday at the Powell Funeral Home in Wellman.

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County and City Offices Holiday Closures

Posted: Monday, December 24th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Many government offices are either closed today or will be closing early due to tomorrow’s holiday.

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Southeast Iowa Remains Dry

Posted: Monday, December 24th, 2012 at 6:24 am
Despite our first dose of winter weather for the season southeast Iowa still remains mired in a drought that has lasted more than 18 months.

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Old Computers can be Recycled to Benefit a Non-Profit Group

Posted: Monday, December 24th, 2012 at 6:22 am

If you are given the gift of a new computer this year, or if you otherwise just want to get rid of an old computer, Goodwill is accepting donations of computers—whether they are in working condition or not.

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Stewart Elementary Plans Another Family Night

Posted: Monday, December 24th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Washington’s preschool through through second-grade elementary school will host another family fun night in January.  

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Garbage Pickup Days Different for some this Week

Posted: Monday, December 24th, 2012 at 6:20 am

With the holiday this week, garbage pickup days will be a little different for some people in the City of Washington.

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Pamela Smith

Posted: Monday, December 24th, 2012 at 5:06 am

Funeral arrangements are pending for 52 year old Pamela Smith of Keota. The Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.

Delmar Shaffer

Posted: Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 at 7:16 pm
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Celebration of life services for 80 year old Delmar G. ‘Hap’ Shaffer of Iowa City will be Friday  at 11am at the Sharon Center United Methodist Church in rural Iowa City.

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December 23, 2012

Posted: Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 at 7:53 am

No Birthday winner

Anniversary Winners – Melvin and Beva Hershberger

Local Sandy Hook Candlelight Vigil Today

Posted: Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 at 6:25 am

A special remembrance is planned this evening in Washington for those people killed in a Connecticut elementary school last week.

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Honor Flight to Present Flag at Tomorrow’s Board Meeting

Posted: Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors will meet today due to the Christmas holiday.

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Washington Office Closings

Posted: Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 at 6:24 am

Tomorrow is Christmas Eve, which means most government offices are closed until Wednesday.

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New Class at Washington High School

Posted: Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 at 6:24 am

Once classes do return at Washington High School, there is a new class offered.

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Garbage Pickup Times Changed for Some in Washington

Posted: Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 at 6:23 am

With the holiday this week, garbage pickup days will be a little different for some people in the City of Washington.

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Demon Wrestling Ranked in 2A

Posted: Saturday, December 22nd, 2012 at 8:30 am

The Iowa Wrestling Coaches and Officials association have released their dual team ratings, and Washington is the only Southeast Iowa school to make the list.

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Demons and Golden Hawks Both Ranked in Girls Basketball

Posted: Saturday, December 22nd, 2012 at 8:29 am

The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union released their most recent rankings.

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Methamphetamine Detected in Washington Apartment

Posted: Saturday, December 22nd, 2012 at 7:51 am

An apartment near downtown Washington has tested positive for methamphetamine.

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Winter Storm Leaves Behind Road Problems

Posted: Saturday, December 22nd, 2012 at 6:26 am

Our first winter storm passed through the area Thursday and continued to cause problems yesterday.

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