Archive for January, 2010

Luther H. Caster Jr.

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2010 at 8:17 am

Visitation Services for Luther H. Caster Jr. aged 81, of Moravia, IA, will be held beginning at Noon on Tuesday, February 2nd, at the Garden Chapel Funeral Home in Pella, IA, with the family present from 5-8pm.

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Office Chair

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2010 at 8:02 am

WANTED: office chair…please call 641-828-7741.

Beds/Saw/Space Heater

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2010 at 8:01 am

FOR SALE: car beds, an antique table saw, and a space heater…please call 641-842-6121.

TV/Wheelchair

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2010 at 8:00 am

FOR SALE: 46 inch TV, and a wheelchair…please call 641-204-9705.

Snow Tires

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2010 at 7:58 am

FOR SALE: snow tires 205 74 14…asking $60 please call 641-891-7415.

Knoxville Girls Overpower Oskaloosa

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2010 at 6:37 am

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Knoxville’s plan was to jump on Oskaloosa from the opening tip and leave no doubt who was the best team in the gym.

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Pella Girls Use Big Second Quarter to Beat Grinnell 46-30

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2010 at 6:36 am

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After a slow start the Pella girls found their groove in the second quarter and eventually went on to beat Grinnell 46-30 to earn the season sweep over the Tigers on senior night at Pella High School. [simage=1479,200,y,right]

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Pella Boys Pull Away in Second Half to Beat Grinnell 51-39

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2010 at 6:35 am

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The Pella boys knew they’d be in for a tough fight with Grinnell and after a close first half Pella was able to pull away for a 51-39 win over Grinnell.

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Shorthanded Knoxville Boys Hang Tough Against Oskaloosa

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2010 at 6:34 am

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Having one of your top players out is bad enough, but the Knoxville boys also had the deal with the fact that not only was Luke Moore on the shelf with his ankle injury, but Mike Jacks was not available last night due to illness.

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Pleasantville Sweeps Lenox; Girls Cruise While Boys Work Overtime For Win

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2010 at 6:33 am

The Pleasantville girls got up early and held Lenox to eight second half points for a convincing 47-20 win last night.

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Area Basketball Scores From Friday Night

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2010 at 6:32 am

In other action from last night…

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Little Hawkeye Conference Wrestling Teams In Knoxville Today

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2010 at 6:31 am

The Little Hawkeye Conference Wrestling Meet comes to Knoxville for the first time since the Panthers won it back in 2005.

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Central Basketball Hosts Wartburg in IIAC Doubleheader Today

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2010 at 6:30 am

The Central College women’s and men’s basketball teams host Wartburg this afternoon in an Iowa Conference doubleheader.

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Knoxville Bowlers In Action At Fairlane Today

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2010 at 6:30 am

Knoxville is in the midst of its 2009/2010 bowling season.

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Eagle Boys Rout Cardinals in Newton

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Pella Christian boys basketball team found themselves trailing Newton early on in last night’s Little Hawkeye Conference match-up, but quickly broke the game open with solid outside shooting and never gave up the lead again

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Update on Pettyjohn/Reed Altercation

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2010 at 6:30 am

In a follow up to a story originally reported on December 15th, charges against Bruce Pettyjohn have been dismissed and new charges have been filed against others.

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Pella Christian Girls Down Newton 45-26

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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For the second time this season, the Pella Christian girls basketball team handed Newton a lopsided loss, as the Eagles dropped the Cardinals 45-26 last night in Little Hawkeye Conference Play.

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Information Released on Local Lawmakers’ Campaign Contributors

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2010 at 6:29 am

In a related story to information earlier reported this week by KNIA/KRLS News, information on the sources of financial contributions for the re-election campaigns of our area state lawmakers was recently filed with the State of Iowa.

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Iowa’s “Race to the Top”

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2010 at 6:28 am

Knoxville is one of the few schools in the area to sign the memorandum of understanding for Iowa’s “Race to the Top”.

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Pella School Board Approves Snow Day Practice Policy

Posted: Saturday, January 30th, 2010 at 6:27 am

The Pella School Board approved a policy at this week’s school board meeting that establishes clearer guidelines on extracurricular practices on days when weather alters the schedule.

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