Archive for August, 2009

Several Area Cross Country Teams and Individuals Earn Pre Season Recognition

Posted: Friday, August 28th, 2009 at 6:00 am

The Iowa Association of Track Coaches has released their latest Cross Country rankings and several area teams as well as individuals are gaining pre season recognition.

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Highway 5 Battle Opens Season for Pleasantville Football Tonight

Posted: Friday, August 28th, 2009 at 6:00 am

Pleasantville opens the football season tonight with the Highway 5 battle with Carlisle.

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Central College Announces Hall of Honor Inductees

Posted: Friday, August 28th, 2009 at 6:00 am

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Central College will induct four new members to their Athletics Hall of Honor during next month’s homecoming festivities.

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Marion County Habitat for Humanity Seeking Applicants

Posted: Thursday, August 27th, 2009 at 11:48 am

Title: Marion County Habitat for Humanity Seeking Applicants
Location: Habitat for Humanity – Knoxville
Description: Marion County Habitat for Humanity if seeking applicants. They have extended their deadline to Saturday, September 26th. You can call their office at 828-8844 or visit hfhmci.org for more information
Date: 2009-08-26

Darrell Flesher Sr.

Posted: Thursday, August 27th, 2009 at 7:00 am

Funeral Services for Darrell Flesher Sr., aged 79, of Melcher-Dallas, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, August 29, 2009 at Dallas Christian Church in Melcher-Dallas.

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Pella Christian Volleyball Gets Another Tough Test Tonight

Posted: Thursday, August 27th, 2009 at 7:00 am

The Pella Christian Volleyball team played well in Tuesday night’s season-opening loss to Johnston and are now gearing up for their second tough test of the early season.

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Pella Volleyball Blessed With Talent and Depth

Posted: Thursday, August 27th, 2009 at 6:52 am

One key ingredient to success for any athletics team at any level is depth and Pella Volleyball is blessed in that category this season.

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Knoxville Boys Cross Country Sets Goals High for 2009

Posted: Thursday, August 27th, 2009 at 6:51 am

Even with just one senior on the team this season…Knoxville Boys Cross Country Coach Mike Moats is confident that his team can compete with the best squads from around the area.

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Pella Football Looking for Quick Start at Washington

Posted: Thursday, August 27th, 2009 at 6:50 am

As Pella football heads into the final day of preparation for their season opener at Washington tomorrow night Coach Jay Mckinstrey says things have gone well so far in practice and he’s excited to see what they can do on the field against an opponent.

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Special Teams Key for Knoxville Football in 2009

Posted: Thursday, August 27th, 2009 at 6:50 am

Special teams will again be key to Knoxville’s success this football season.

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Twin Cedars Volleyball Looking for State This Season

Posted: Thursday, August 27th, 2009 at 6:45 am

In one week, the season gets underway for the 3rd ranked Twin Cedars volleyball team.

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Central Senior Joins Strength and Conditioning Staff

Posted: Thursday, August 27th, 2009 at 6:45 am

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A Central College senior recently joined the men’s and women’s tennis staff as a strength and conditioning coach.

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Melcher Dallas Football Turning to Senior Leadership for Success

Posted: Thursday, August 27th, 2009 at 6:45 am

It looks to be another strong season for Melcher-Dallas football.

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Witnesses Take Stand in McGinnis Trial

Posted: Thursday, August 27th, 2009 at 6:30 am

The trial of a 39-year-old Knoxville resident charged with murder in the first degree continued Wednesday in the Marion County Courthouse.

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Today Marks First Day of Classes at Pella Schools

Posted: Thursday, August 27th, 2009 at 6:29 am

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It’s the first day of school Thursday for students in the Pella Community School District.

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Heavy Rains Pour Over Marion County

Posted: Thursday, August 27th, 2009 at 6:28 am

Over an inch of rainfall fell on Marion County in under an hour Wednesday afternoon, causing temporary flooding on highway 14 in front of the Marion County Fairgrounds, among other areas.

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Bids Soon To Be Awarded on Red Rock Projects

Posted: Thursday, August 27th, 2009 at 6:27 am

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The bidding on two flood recovery projects at Lake Red Rock will be closed next week, allowing for work near the dam to take place this fall.

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School Board Sign Reminders

Posted: Thursday, August 27th, 2009 at 6:26 am

As the September 8th school-board election approaches in Marion County, candidates are reminded that it’s illegal to place election signs in city right-of-ways or on the edge of county roads.

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Fall Semester Begins at Central

Posted: Thursday, August 27th, 2009 at 6:25 am

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Classes for the fall semester began Wednesday at Central College.

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Lieutenant Governor in Knoxville Today

Posted: Thursday, August 27th, 2009 at 6:24 am

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Lieutenant Governor Patty Judge is coming to Knoxville Thursday, as the guest speaker for the Marion County Farm Bureau’s 91st annual meeting.

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