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  • CHS calendar

    Nov. 24-28Monday4:30 p.m. JV girls basketball at Mount Ayr.6 p.m. varsity girls basketball at Mount ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • SWCC Parents as Teachers Earns Iowa Credential

    According to the Iowa Department of Management and Public Health, SWCC Parents as Teachers (PAT), Southwestern Community College of Adair and Union co ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:41 am
  • ISU Theatre presents 'A Christmas Carol,' Creston student to perform

    AMES — Jessica O'Riley of Creston will play Arabella Fezziwig in Iowa State University Theatre's production of "A Christmas Carol."
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • AEA to offer paraeducator course

    Green Hills AEA is offering the Iowa Paraeducator Generalist Certificate course in Creston beginning Jan. 17. This course will provide instruction for ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Rise in prices

    You may soon pay slightly more for garbage/recycling removal in Creston.Why?Prairie Solid Waste Agen ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Christmas basket donations for 2014 underway

    The 2014 Union County Christmas Basket Fund has started receiving gifts.Donations totaling $1,780 ha ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Union County Genealogical Society to meet

    Union County Genealogical Society will meet 6 p.m. Monday at Gibson Memorial Library in Creston. Those attending the meeting will bring finger food or ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:54 am
  • Celebrate Thanksgiving at Cromwell Church

    CROMWELL — Cromwell Church will be celebrating Thanksgiving Sunday, Nov. 23, with a community turkey dinner and potluck after worship at 11:30 a.m. Al ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:52 am
  • Thanksgiving service planned

    Union County Ministerial Alliance is sponsoring its annual Thanksgiving Eve worship 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26, at First Christian Church (Disciples of ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • Union, Adair counties continue Ebola preparation with state, federal partners

    Union and Adair counties continue to work with the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • New coach likes Panther basketball potential

    After many years of coaching boys basketball and working in athletic administration, Brent Douma is excited about his newest venture.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 12:58 am
  • Jamboree results

    Taylor Briley scored 16 points, as Creston defeated a young Diagonal squad 40-4 here Thursday in jamboree action.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 12:58 am
  • Outdoor news

    DES MOINES — New telephone numbers for staff at the Iowa DNR Des Moines central office begin Monday, Nov. 24. The Iowa Communication Network (ICN) is ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 12:46 am
  • SWCC's Schroeder to volleyball hall

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The NJCAA Volleyball Coaches Association has recognized two individuals who will join its Hall of Fame for 2014.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 12:46 am
  • Spartan women fall in close game

    DES MOINES — Southwestern saw another halftime lead slip away, as the Spartan women fell in yet another close game with Grand View's JV team here Tues ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Bowling league scores

    PANTHER LANESAstro Mixed LeagueNov. 9Team ScoreEllis Poore 34Plentiful Harvest 26Rhine Body Repair 2 ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Prep basketball ratings

    GIRLSBasketball(2013-14 records)CLASS 5A — 1. Dowling Catholic, 23-3; 2. Southeast Polk, 18-7; 3. Wa ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Spartans start fast in 34-point victory

    A 13-0 start in the first five minutes set the tone for Southwestern's dominating 87-53 win over the Wartburg JV here Tuesday night.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Sports briefs

    Sean Shafar of Bedford is among six new inductees into the Iowa High School Athletic Association Football Players Hall of Fame at halftime of the Clas ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Eight Panthers on all-district first team

    Creston/O-M's record-breaking season that resulted in the team's first trip to the UNI-Dome garnered more than a dozen honors on the Class 3A All-Dist ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:59 am
  • Mabel Schweers – Des Moines

    Mabel Ethel Hogan Schweers, 96, formerly of Corning, passed away on November 19, 2014 at Mercy Hospice. Funeral services will be held at St. Patrick’s ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • Helen Schrodt – Chandler, Ariz.

    Helen Jean Schrodt, aged 83, formerly of Creston, joined our Lord November 14, 2014. Her funeral was held at 9:00 A.M. on Wednesday, November 19, 20 ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • Dale Shepherd – Lenox

    Funeral services for Dale R. Shepherd of rural Lenox will be 1:30 PM Sunday, November 23, 2014 at Pearson Family Funeral Service, Corning, Iowa with C ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • Mabel Schweers – Des Moines

    Mabel Schweers, 96, of Des Moines, formerly of Corning, died Nov. 19, 2014, at Mercy Hospice in Johnston. Services are pending at Pearson Family Fune ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Kathleen Britten – Creston

    Kathleen McCabe Britten, 82, of rural Creston died Nov. 15, 2014, at Community Care Center in Stuart. Mass of the Resurrection will be 10:30 a.m. Fri ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • Dale Shepherd – Lenox

    Dale Shepherd, 85, of rural Lenox, died Nov. 19, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Council Bluffs. Services are pending at Pearson Family Funeral Service, 7 ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Patrick Cole – Sautee Nacoochee, Ga.

    Patrick T. Cole, 68, 277 Pinecrest Road, Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia, 30571, passed away suddenly November 8, 2014. A memorial service was held Friday ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • Donald Mach – Corning

    Funeral services for Don Mach of Corning will be 10:30 A.M. Friday, November 21, at Pearson Family Funeral Service, Corning, Iowa with the Rev. Ken Ru ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • Kathleen Britten – Creston

    Kathleen McCabe Britten, 82, of rural Creston died Nov. 15, 2014, at Community Care Center in Stuart. Mass of the Resurrection will be held 10:30 a.m ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Martha Woosley – Quitman, Texas

    Martha Kay Woosley, age 68, of Quitman, Texas, passed away Sunday, November 9, 2014, at East Texas Medical Center in Tyler, Texas, due to complication ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 3:01 pm
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 5 p.m., Thursday, South Oak Street. ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 10:24 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 7:26 p.m., Tuesday, North Birch Street.Medical, 7:46 p.m., Tuesday, West Taylo ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 10:26 am
  • Police

    John Mcfee, 623 New York Ave. Apt. F, reported his HP laptop and 42-inch flat screen TV were taken f ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 10:26 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 8:16 a.m., Tuesday, REA Road. ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:25 am
  • Afton Police

    MiscellaneousTalk to officer, 9:45 a.m., Nov. 10.Accident, 12:03 p.m., Nov. 10.Fire investigation, 4 ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:24 am
  • Sheriff

    Disturbing the peace, 2:55 a.m., Saturday, Lorimor.Domestic dispute, 9:16 a.m., Saturday, Dogwood Av ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:24 am
  • Police

    Sherri Hodge, 601 E. Page St., reported a package was taken from her residence, after being delivere ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:23 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    MiscellaneousWelfare check, 10:01 a.m., Nov. 10.Assistance, 11:08 a.m., Nov. 10.Burglary, 1:22 p.m., ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:23 am
  • Sheriff

    Calvin Goodemote of Thayer reported a stainless steel dune buggy frame was taken from his property o ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:27 am
  • Accidents

    No citations were issued after an accident 12:42 p.m. Saturday on Highway 25.According to a Union Co ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:27 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsNov. 24-28Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Club news

    Iowa Alpha SigmaIowa Alpha Sigma Master Chapter No. 1632 met 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at A & G Pizza, Steak ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsNov. 17-21Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Club news

    The Book ClubThe Book Club met Nov. 3 at the home of Dorothy McNaught with President Shonda Deranlea ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsNov. 10-14Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 7:40 am
  • Reunion

    CHS Class of 1949The CHS class of 1949 held its 65th reunion at Crestmoor Golf Club Sept. 26-27.A me ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 7:39 am
  • Club news

    Ladies Lakeshore AuxiliaryLadies Lakeshore Auxiliary met Oct. 29.Canasta winners were Wanda Nash, fi ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 7:39 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsNov. 3-7Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2 ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 10:20 am
  • Club news

    Creston UMWThe Executive Committee of Creston United Methodist Women met 9 a.m. Oct. 2 in fellowship ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 10:19 am
  • Chautauqua CircleThe first meeting of the new year for the GFWC Progressive Chautauqua Circle was he ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 8:28 am

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