Archive for December, 2014

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

As we continue our discussion with Washington County author Thomas Nye, we shift our focus to his first novel, Under the Heavens.

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Mary Lucile Brown

Posted: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 11:57 am

Mass of the Resurrection for 86-year-old Mary Lucile Brown of Washington will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday (½) at St. James Catholic Church in Washington.

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WANTED

Posted: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 9:09 am

Lending Hands Adult Day Center is converting their living room into a “Hawk Nest” and is looking for Iowa Hawkeye themed items to hang in the room- pictures, posters, wall stickers, anything. Contact Susan Wellington at Lending Hands at 319-653-2661 if you have items to donate.

FOR SALE

Posted: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 9:09 am

2009 Ford Ranger, 4 wheel drive, extended cab, gray color, new tires, $14,999.

Call 319-461-0611

FOR SALE

Posted: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 9:09 am

Lane sofa, tan with flowers, in good condition, $150 obo.

Call 319-256-7432

FOR SALE

Posted: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 9:08 am

1967 GMC pick-up, good shape.

Call 319-931-7476

FOR SALE

Posted: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 9:08 am

Variety shotguns and rifles.

Call 319-430-0220

December 30, 2014

Posted: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 9:08 am

BIRTHDAY WINNER – Mary Grant, Sigourney

Coach Wants Demon Girls to Play Fierce Defense

Posted: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 7:01 am

The first year head coach of the Washington Demon girls’ basketball team (2-6 overall; 0-2 conference) wants his team to be more aggressive when they hit the basketball floor.

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Sigourney’s Davis Stepping into Leadership Role

Posted: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 7:00 am

In her third season playing for the Sigourney Savage girls’ basketball team (5-4 overall; 5-4 conference), junior Sierra Davis has taken her game to another level.

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WACO Looking to Build Off Momentum

Posted: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 7:00 am

The WACO boys basketball team after stumping off the gate have won two in a row (3-5) as they enter the 2015 portion of the basketball season.

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Lone Tree Girls Look to Have Strong Second Half of Season

Posted: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 7:00 am

The Lone Tree girls’ basketball team will be looking to have better success the second part of the basketball season after starting with a 2-7 record.

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Riverside City Council Approves Fire Department Request

Posted: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Riverside is preparing to sell one of the trucks the volunteer fire department is retiring.

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Auditorium Project Still Needs Donations

Posted: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A $400,000 gap in funding for the new Washington Area Performing Arts and Events Center is being chipped away with donations.

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Cold Weather Throughout the Area

Posted: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Temperatures aren’t anticipated to be above freezing until Friday with today’s high expected to be 15 degrees.

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Wellman Renegotiating Contract with Telephone Cooperative

Posted: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The City of Wellman and a telephone cooperative are renegotiating the terms of their contract.

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Keota Restructuring Discussion to Continue in January

Posted: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Keota School Board will consider its options for restructuring the district’s administrative staff next month.

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As Temperatures Fall Take Care of Outdoor Animals

Posted: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Temperature are expected to be below freezing most of the week and with the cold weather remember to take extra care for outdoor animals.

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Washington City Council to Discuss TIF Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The Washington City Council will meet in special session tonight with just one item on the agenda – consideration of an ordinance providing for division of TIF, or tax increment financing, revenue for Oakwood Village.

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Christmas Trees May be Placed in Central Park

Posted: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Christmas trees in the City of Washington may be disposed of in Central Park.

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