Archive for September, 2009

Child Evangelism Fellowship Good News Club

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 7:25 pm

Child Evangelism Fellowship will host a Good News Club in Pella for children ages 5 to 12 starting Thursday, October 8th through April 2010. They will meet weekly from 3:30 to 5:30 in the Madison School art room in Pella. For more information, call 625-4224.

Grace Fellowship Bible Study

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 7:04 pm

Grace Fellowship Church in Pella is holding a six-week bible study featuring Priscilla Shirer starting on Tuesday, October 6th through Tuesday, November 17th at 6:30 each Tuesday. Study guides are available at Gosselink’s Christian Bookstore. For more information, call 628-4926.

Pleasantville Christian Church Craft & Bake Sale

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 6:46 pm

The Pleasantville Christian Church is holding a craft and bake sale on Saturday, October 3rd from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm at the church. All proceeds go to benefit the Pleasantville Church Baby Gift Basket Ministry.

Valley Bank Gets Cease-And-Desist Order, Takes Corrective Action

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 3:08 pm

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The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, or FDIC, and the state of Illinois issued a cease-and-desist order to Valley Bank, which has 21 banking locations in Iowa, including a branch in Knoxville.

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Area Teams Run Well at Knoxville Cross Country Meet

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 6:41 am

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Pella swept first place at the Knoxville Cross Country Invitational.

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Pella Volleyball Moves Home Win Streak to 23 With Sweep of Grinnell

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 6:40 am

Pella stayed perfect in Little Hawkeye Conference play and won their 23rd straight home match dating back to 2007 with a 3-0 sweep over Grinnell last night 25-12, 25-16 and 25-22.

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Twin Cedars Wins Again

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 6:39 am

Twin Cedars kept its unbeaten record intact in the Bluegrass Conference with a three games to none sweep of Seymour last night.

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Pella Christian Back on Track with Sweep of Newton

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 6:38 am

Pella Christian got back on track in the Little Hawkeye Conference after falling to Oskaloosa last week with a 3-0 sweep at home over Newton last night 25-18, 25-22 and 25-17.

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Pleasantville Falls, PCM Wins in Volleyball Action

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 6:37 am

Pleassantville lost to I-35 in three games in Pride of Iowa Conference Volleyball action last night. The Trojanns fell to the Roadrunners 25/14, 25/17, and 25/19. Also, PCM go t a big win over Roland-Story last night three games to one 25/14, 25/19, 23/25, and 25/14.

Central Volleyball Falls to Cornell For First Time Since 1987

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 6:36 am

Cornell swept the Central College volleyball team 25-18, 25-21, 26-24 last night in Iowa Conference volleyball action.

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Knoxville Finds Positives from Friday’s Game with Grinnell

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 6:35 am

Knoxville Football Coach Chris Hudson says even though the Panthers lost to Grinnell on Friday 42-0, there were some positives that came out in the game.

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Pella Christian Focusing on Improving D-Line Pass Rush

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 6:34 am

The Pella Christian football team has won three games in a row going into Friday’s game and has steadily shown improvement since a lopsided loss in week two to PCM.

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Lucas Oil Late Model Nationals This Weekend

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 6:33 am

It is just a few days away until the sixth annual Lucas Oil Late Model Nationals at the Knoxville Raceway. The first day of compeition is THursday with night one qualifying. Many of the familar names in late model racing will be in Knoxville this weekend including Billy Moyer, Brian Birkhoffer, and Jimmy Mars. Also, three very familar names from the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series are scheduled to compete as Tony Stewart, Ryan Newman, and Kenny Schrader will be in Knoxville this weekend.

Pella Football Regrouping This Week

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 6:32 am

The Pella football team finds themselves in a situation they haven’t faced in quite some time…fighting to keep their playoff hopes alive with just four games remaining in the regular season.

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Knoxville Schools in Stable Financial Health

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 6:30 am

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The Knoxville Schools remain in average financial health, although the district’s unspent fund balance has declined four years in a row.

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Central Climbs in Regional Cross Country Rankings

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 6:30 am

Central College moved up a spot to No. 7 in the Division III women’s cross country regional rankings.

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Central’s Steenhoek Earns Iowa Conference Honor

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 6:30 am

A homegrown standout on the Central College defense is the Iowa Conference football defensive player of the week.

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Paulson Captures Conference Weekly Honor

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 6:30 am

For the third time this season and the seventh time of her young career, Central College sophomore Sarah Paulson has been named the Iowa Conference women’s golfer of the week.

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Preliminary Hearing Set for Pella Man Accused of Enticement

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 6:29 am

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A preliminary hearing has been set for later this week in the case of a Pella man accused of enticing minors.

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VA Looks For Volunteer Drivers

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 6:28 am

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As the transition of services continues from the Knoxville VA Campus to Des Moines, VA officials are looking for volunteer drivers to transport veterans to and from their medical appointments.

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