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  • Art class to be offered at Quiet Harbor

    An art class will be held 6 p.m. Feb. 5 at Quiet Harbor community center, 812 S. Park St.Paint, brus ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:37 pm
  • Library news

    The following are titles and events at Gibson Memorial Library, 200 W. Howard St. Regular library hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:36 pm
  • Cromwell Women's Fellowship to host dinner

    CROMWELL — Cromwell Women’s Fellowship will host a dinner noon Feb. 5 at Cromwell Church.Menu includ ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Jan. 29, the 29th day of the year. There are 336 days left in 2015. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week (Jan. ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • It must be a sign

    A white sign with black lettering stands near a field in Union County, one of 103 that will eventually be installed across the county. The sign reads ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Officials release names of 2 found dead in Osceola

    OSCEOLA (AP) — Officials have identified two people who were found dead in a vehicle in Osceola.The ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 5:26 pm
  • SICOG audit released

    Ted Willets CPA recently released an audit report on the Southern Iowa Council of Governments and Affiliate.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:36 pm
  • Commercial ag weed, insect, plant disease course set for Feb. 10

    Union County will offer the commercial ag weed, insect and plant disease management continuing instructional course (CIC) for commercial pesticide app ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Four steps to stop a cyber thief

    In recognition of National Data Privacy Day today, Iowa State Savings Bank urges bank customers and users of financial services generally to take an a ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:34 pm
  • Adair County Youth Action Committee organizes

    GREENFIELD — Andrew Noland was re-elected chairman of the Adair County Youth Action Committee during their January meeting. Mark Ruby of Greenfield wa ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • Marlin heads north to feel at home

    MASON CITY — He's from the rolling hills of southern Iowa, and was admitted to the wrestling room of his boyhood dreams in Iowa City.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 9:17 am
  • Marlin's NIACC season

    Jake Marlin’s seasonRecapWrestling unattached, Marlin placed third (149 pounds) at the Coe College T ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 1:33 am
  • LaMasters to continue softball career at Southwestern

    Fans of Creston Panther softball won't have to travel far next season to watch one of the biggest offensive threats in program history continue her so ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 1:33 am
  • Spartans back on track with league victory

    The Southwestern men's basketball team outshot NIACC here Wednesday night, pulling away late for an 86-73 victory.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 1:42 am
  • Spartan women wear down in loss to NIACC

    After playing what head coach Addae Houston called “one of the better halves we’ve played all year,” a shorthanded Southwestern women’s basketball tea ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 1:42 am
  • Spartan men win five events at Cornell Invite

    For the second-straight weekend, Southwestern Community College's John Rivan set a track record in the 60-meter dash, aiding the Spartan men to a seco ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Area girls basketball

    Mount Ayr 51, Wayne 45CORYDON — After a slow start, Mount Ayr battled back for a 51-45 win over Wayn ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Panthers regain shooting form in 66-31 romp

    CHARITON — Creston girls got back on the winning track Tuesday night with improved shooting in defeating Chariton, 66-31.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Creston middle school basketball

    Clarinda beat the Creston eighth-grade boys Thursday, 46-35, and also prevailed in the B game, 18-3.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Area boys basketball

    PLEASANTVILLE — Pleasantville led 39-20 at halftime here Friday and then cruised to a 76-42 win over East Union.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Florence Avazian – Creston

    Florence Avazian, 94, of Creston died Jan. 29, 2015, at Greater Regional Medical Center. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, junction of hig ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Marjorie Werner – Tingley

    Marjorie Werner, 94, of Tingley died Jan. 24, 2015, at Mount Ayr Health Care Center. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at Tingley Methodist ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Donald Dean Simmons – Prescott

    Donald Dean Simmons, 79, of Prescott died Jan. 28, 2015, at CHI Mercy Hospital in Corning. Services are pending at Pearson Family Funeral Service, 70 ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Carol Wise – Creston

    Carol Wise, 77, of Creston died Jan. 26, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Services will be 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, at Powers Funer ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Debbie Duff – Custer, S.D.

    Debbie Duff, 56, of Custer, S.D., daughter of Bob and Joyce Cooper of Creston, died Dec. 27, 2014, at Rapid City Regional Medical Center in Rapid City ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Bob Nelson – Corning

    Bob Nelson, 75, of Corning died Jan. 27, 2015, at his home. Services are pending at Pearson Family Funeral Service, 701 Seventh St., Corning.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:47 am
  • Roger Caudle – Macksburg

    Roger Caudle, 54, of Macksburg died Jan. 23, 2015, at his home in rural Macksburg. Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at Powers Fune ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • Carol Wise – Creston

    Carol Wise, 77, of Creston died Jan. 26, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, junction of highwa ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Triston Ackley – Tingley

    Triston Ackley, 16, of Tingley died Jan. 24, 2015. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, at the Mount Ayr High School gymnasium. The Rev ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 2:11 pm
  • Martha Lauer – Zion

    Martha Lauer, 76, of the Hill of Zion area, died Jan. 24, 2015, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Celebration of life services will be ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 2:11 pm
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousHazardous material, 3:54 p.m., Wednesday, West Taylor Street.Good intent call, 7:34 p.m ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:43 am
  • Police

    Robert Jason Rix, 39, of Texas, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:43 am
  • Accident

    No citations were issued after an accident 1 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Kansas Street and ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:43 am
  • Adams County Sheriff

    Edward Lee Avila, 48, of Corning, was charged with harassment and impersonating a public official 11 ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:43 am
  • Accident

    No citations were issued after an accident 11:45 a.m. Monday at Walmart, 806 Laurel St.According to ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • Police

    Dennis Parks, 217 N. Maple St. Apt. 3, reported someone took his Toshiba Satellite computer from his ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 9:32 a.m., Tuesday, Jaguar Avenue.Accident, 1:40 p.m., Tuesday, East Monroe St ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Sheriff

    Cody John Courtney, 25, of Des Moines, was charged on a Union County warrant for probation violation ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 11:28 am
  • Police

    Terry Gene Tull, 57, 914 Glenview Dr., was charged with public intoxication at 8:30 p.m. Monday at t ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • Adams County Sheriff

    Stephen Elijah Ferguson, 41, of Corning, was charged with criminal mischief at 8:40 p.m. Monday in A ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • Snowglobe

    Dancers at Leslie's Dance Emporium ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • Creston Peppers hip-hop performance Dec. 2

    The Creston Peppers performed their hip-hop routine during halftime of the Creston vs. Mount Ayr basketball game Dec. 2.
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • CHS musical: Legally Blonde

    This funny scene from Creston High School's musical "Legally Blonde" features Elle Woods (Brenna Baker) helping her friend Paulette (Sydney Fry) get b ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 5:45 pm
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJan. 26-30Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Club news

    Elzevir Reading CircleElzevir Reading Circle met Jan. 9 at the home of Kay Ritter for a 12:30 p.m. a ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Creston mealsJan. 19-23Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Club news

    Ladies Literary CircleSixteen members of Creston Ladies Literary Circle met Jan. 9 at the home of Ju ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Creston mealsJan. 12-16Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Club news

    Catholic DaughtersCourt Joan of Arc No. 428 met Dec. 9 in the parish hall following mass celebrated ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Club news

    Creston UMWThe Executive Committee of Creston United Methodist Women met 1 p.m. Dec. 4 in fellowship ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 10:43 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsDec. 22-26Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Club news

    Chautauqua CircleThe GFWC Progressive Chautauqua Circle met Nov. 25 at the home of Judy Weese with L ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:34 am
  • Creston mealsDec. 15-19Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 7:07 am

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