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Hunter Education class scheduled in Fairfield

A free Hunter Education class is set from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Southeast Iowa Skeet Club north of Fairfield. Anyone who plans to attend must register online by going to http://register-ed.com/programs/iowa. Anyone 11 years old or older can ... A free Hunter Education class is set from 8 a.

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Delca Lorrene 'Lorri' Simmons

Delca Lorrene "Lorri" Simmons, long-time resident of Jefferson County, passed away Monday the 18th of September a t Vista Woods Care Center in Ottumwa, Iowa. Lorri Simmons was a unique lady. She could spotted around Fairfield in the early morning, driving her 1987 Plymouth Reliant station wagon, wea

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Arc of Jefferson and Nearby Counties

The Arc of Jefferson and Nearby Counties will hold its first meeting of its new year at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Fairfield Tenco Industries building. Everyone is welcome to attend. The group will be reviewing the ... The Arc of Jefferson and Nearby Counties will hold its first meeting of its new ye

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Trojan Profile: Aliegha Kensett

School: Fairfield. Class: Senior. Sport: Volleyball. Other activities: Soccer and FBLA. Parents: Deon Kensett and Kenny Carroll. Favorite television show: Grey's Anatomy. Favorite entertainers: Mel B and Beyonce. Favorite professional team: Chicago Cubs. Favorite professional athlete: Shawn Johnson.

OTTUMWA COURIER - 2017-09-21 00:00:00

Libertyville: A look back in time

NOTE: Libertyville will be celebrating its 175th anniversary on Oct. 7. To lead up to the event, the town, its businesses and residents will be sharing highlights from the community's history. In 1843, the small log school house was replaced by a ... NOTE: Libertyville will be celebrating its 175th

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Call made for entries in FAA membership show

The Fairfield Art Association announces the 2017 Membership Art Exhibit and calls for adult area artists to enter their artwork. This year the format theme is "6" X 6" Canvas Multiples" and will feature work in any media or mixed media. Artists can ... The Fairfield Art Association announces the 201

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Buena Vista University; Central College

STORM LAKE - Mackenzie McClure of Fairfield has been named to the dean's list at Buena Vista University for terms five and six. Students named to the dean's list must have a minimum grade-point average of 3.5 for the two terms, ... STORM LAKE - Mackenzie McClure of Fairfield has been named to the de

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Operation ReLeaf promotes trees and energy efficiency

FAIRFIELD - The Jefferson County Extension Office in Fairfield will host Operation ReLeaf on September 23. The program offers Alliant Energy Customers to purchase trees for shade and windbreaks at discount prices through a partnership between Alliant Energy and The Iowa Department of Natural Resourc

OTTUMWA COURIER - 2017-09-19 21:19:00

Girl Scout sign-up Thursday evening

Fairfield Girl Scouts registration night is set from 5-6 p.m. Thursday at the Girl Scout Cabin in Old Settlers Park adjacent to Waterworks Park. Troops are offered for every grade level, "and we need girls" said Girl Scout volunteer Sandy Davisson. Fairfield Girl Scouts registration night is set fro

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Alzheimer's community education planned

The Alzheimer's Association is offering two free educational classes for the general public the afternoon of Sept. 28 in Ottumwa. The first class is 1-2:30 p.m. at Hospice Serving Davis & Wapello Counties. It will cover the basics of Alzheimer's and ... The Alzheimer's Association is offering two fr

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Masked veteran runs across Iowa for PTSD

OTTUMWA, Iowa (WHO/CNN) - The run is grueling. Over 200 miles in the bag with 80 miles still left to go. It's day eight of 10 for Joshua Jorgensen, the masked veteran. On Wednesday, Joshua ran from Albia to Agency. Every step he takes moving forward, he's wearing a military-grade gas mask and what

KCRG.COM - 2017-09-21 16:20:00

Lack of flood insurance leaves Texans high and dry

A tow driver pulls a car out of flood waters on a feeder road on State Highway 249, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2017, after Hurricane Harvey hit the Houston area. Kyle Phillips / The Transcript AUSTIN - Insurance may have covered only 25 to 45 percent of Houston houses flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey, but th

OSKALOOSA.COM - 2017-09-20 21:39:00

Torrential rain brings flash flooding to eastern Iowa

OTTWUMA, Iowa (AP) -- Torrential rain has brought flash flooding to parts of eastern Iowa. The National Weather Service in Des Moines says it issued flash flood warnings Thursday morning for Wapello and Jefferson counties. Meteorologist Brad Small says his office received two reports Thursday of mo

KCRG.COM - 2017-09-21 16:39:00

SEISO opens season with movie music

Our little corner of the world is blessed with many quality entertainers, and one of the best begins the 2017-18 season this weekend when the Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra presents "Music of the Movies: A Tribute to John Williams" in Ottumwa and Burlington. The cabaret-style concerts feature a

HAWK EYE - 2017-09-21 06:03:30

President Bush to speak for OHS grad's charity

OTTUMWA - The board of Trailhead International Builders was joking around when it said it should have George W. Bush speak at its annual fundraising event, but one of the organization's presidents didn't get the joke. "My husband, he actually thought we were being for real," said Ottumwa High School

OTTUMWA COURIER - 2017-09-20 19:22:00

'Masked Veteran' runs for awareness

OTTUMWA - It's difficult to find the words for what Joshua Jorgensen is doing. Running a marathon takes dedication. Running across a state while wearing a gas mask takes a whole different level of commitment. Jorgensen made it into Ottumwa around lunchtime Wednesday, coming in one step at a time on

OTTUMWA COURIER - 2017-09-20 19:09:00

Conference delay suggests plea negotiations

OTTUMWA - The former Ottumwa teacher charged with having a sexual relationship with a student appears to be heading for a plea bargain. Jose Ortiz, Jr., was charged in April with sexual exploitation by a counselor, therapist or school employee. The charge is a Class D felony. Police said at the time

OTTUMWA COURIER - 2017-09-20 22:06:00

Hedrick vs. Crow renews over Contempt of Court

The City of Hedrick and Aimee Crow, operator of Paws-N-Claws Rescue and Rehab, will continue to dispute each other with a trial date of January 30, as Hedrick accuses Crow of Contempt of Court. Hedrick found itself well represented at the hearing at the Keokuk County Courthouse on Friday, Sept. 15

SIGOURNEY NEWS REVIEW - 2017-09-20 14:42:00

Council moves to fill police, fire vacancies

OTTUMWA - Firefighters, police officers and their supporters packed the Ottumwa council chambers for the second time in less than a month Tuesday, pushing the city council to bring both departments up to full force. The council did so, but not in the way staff proposed. A pair of votes set aside the

OTTUMWA COURIER - 2017-09-20 00:02:00

Federal employees ordered to attend anti-leaking classes

WASHINGTON (AP) - Employees at the Environmental Protection Agency are attending mandatory training sessions this week to reinforce their compliance with laws and rules against leaking classified or sensitive government information. It is part of a broader Trump administration order for anti-leaks t

MUSCATINE JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 15:13:21