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  • 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 - 5:44 pm
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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
    • Panther runners praised for competitive season

      Coach Pat Schlapia said his 39-strong Creston cross country team answered the challenge set before the 2014 season began.
      Nov. 24, 2014 - 7:08 am
    • Slow start sinks Spartan women

      BEATRICE, Neb. — Slow starts have plagued the Southwestern women's basketball all season, and that was the case again here Saturday in a 71-47 loss to ...
      Nov. 24, 2014 - 7:08 am
    • Spartans hang on for 67-64 road victory

      BEATRICE, Neb. — The Southwestern men overcame a hot start by Southeast (Neb.) Community College and held on during a tight finish to claim a 67-64 vi ...
      Nov. 24, 2014 - 7:08 am
    • Sports briefs

      DES MOINES — Alex Nielsen of Creston/O-M was named the Class 3A first-team quarterback on the Des Moines Register All-State Football Teams announced S ...
      Nov. 24, 2014 - 7:07 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
    • 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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