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Quick news: Decision coming soon in Steve Green case

Published: Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013 11:12 a.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013 11:24 a.m. CDT

Steve Green update

Iowa Assistant Attorney General Scott Brown said he recently met with state auditors and the Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation and hopes to have a decision soon regarding the case involving former Creston Water Works Manager Steve Green

Brown will determine if criminal charges will be filed against Green and what those charges will be. If it is decided no charges will be filed, Brown said he will write a letter to Union County Attorney Tim Kenyon explaining why no charges were filed.

Green was paid almost $90,000 in improper and unsupported disbursements between July 2005 and November 2012. Creston Water Board members terminated Green’s contract in late June. In August, the board voted unanimously to appoint Steve Yarkosky as the new general manager in addition to his duties as plant manager.

Lenox homecoming queen and king announced

LENOX — The 2013 Lenox High School Homecoming queen and king were announced during a coronation ceremony Wednesday evening in the school’s gymnasium. The 2013 queen is Madison Peterson. This year’s king is Hugo Montiel.

A homecoming parade in Lenox is slated 2:30 p.m. Friday. Then, the Lenox Tigers football team plays Southwest Valley Timberwolves 7 p.m. Friday. Creston News Advertiser will have full coverage on that football game and a picture of the king and queen in Monday’s Creston News Advertiser.

Creston homecoming schedule

Creston homecoming festivities kickoff 12:15 p.m. Friday in the school's gymnasium with Hall of Fame inductions and queen coronation. This year's queen candidates are Sarah Waigand, Chelcee Downing, Audrey Fyock, Michelle Powers and Olivia Nielsen.

A homecoming parade is slated 2 p.m. Friday.

The Creston/O-M football team will play 7:30 p.m. Friday against Perry. A homecoming dance will start 9 p.m. Saturday. The theme for this year's homecoming is "Starry Night." For more information on Creston homecoming, see the insert in today's Creston News Advertiser.

Pumpkin Days 5K in Orient

ORIENT — Registration starts at 6 p.m. and the race takes off from Broad Street at 6:30 p.m. for the Pumpkin Days 5K in Orient Friday. The cost is $20, and each paid entry will receive a Southwestern Community College cross country T-shirt.

There will also be a beer garden available sponsored by Kramer’s Cafe at 5 p.m., and Brad Morgan will play a mix of country and rock music. The free concert starts at 8 p.m.

Saturday has a full day of activities slated including a sand volleyball tournament, parade, games for children and adult bags tournament followed by a street dance.

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