Archive for June, 2010

Retirement at Knoxville Police Department Creates Opening for a New Officer

Posted: Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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The Knoxville Police Department is currently accepting applications for an officer position that will open up this fall.

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KNIA/KRLS Golf Classic Enjoys Perfect Weather

Posted: Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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Around eighty golfers hit the course at Bos Landen in Pella Tuesday for the 8th Annual KNIA/KRLS Golf Classic.

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Brooks Garden Dedication Celebration July 24th

Posted: Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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Knoxville’s new pocket park will officially be dedicated in July.

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Kermis Coming Soon to Pella Historical Village

Posted: Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 at 6:21 am

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The Pella Historical Village will be hosting its 31st year of Dutch Kermis next weekend.

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Sheriff’s Report June 29, 2010

Posted: Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 at 6:19 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO ELEVEN CALLS FOR SERVICE.

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Pella Softball Beata Class 1A 10th Ranked North Mahaska…At Pella Christian Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 at 6:02 am

Pella softball picked up a quality non conference win at North Mahaska last night, beating the 10th ranked team in Class 1A 7-2.

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Pella Christian Splits Doubleheader with Washington

Posted: Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 at 6:00 am

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The Pella Christian softball team split a pair of non-conference games at home last night against Washington; winning the first game by a narrow margin, while being on the short end of a lopsided affair in game two.

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Pella/Knoxville Split Baseball Twin Bill

Posted: Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 at 6:00 am

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Pella and Knoxville split a double header last night in baseball.

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Central College SID Nominated for Hall of Fame

Posted: Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 at 5:59 am

Central College’s longtime Sports Information Director, Larry Happel, is being inducted into the College Sports Information Directors of America’s (CoSIDA) Hall of Fame next week.

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Knoxville Falls To #5 Chariton

Posted: Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 at 5:58 am

Knoxville kept number five ranked Chariton within arm’s distance all night long as the Chargers were ahead ten-to-five in the top half of the seventh inning, but they blew the game open with eight runs in the seventh and held Knoxville scoreless to win 18-5 in softball last night. Knoxville is now 10-15 on the season, and will get to see Chariton one more time this season when the two team meet in the first round of the regional July tenth in Chariton. Knoxville hosts Norwalk tonight in conference play.

8th Annual KNIA/KRLS Golf Classic a Success

Posted: Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 at 5:58 am

80 golfers turned out and enjoyed a beautiful day of golf at the 8th annual KNIA/KRLS Golf Classic held at Bos Landen in Pella yesterday.

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Twin Cedars Hammers Moulton-Udell; Takes Another Step Toward A Conference Title

Posted: Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 at 5:56 am

Twin Cedars moved another step closer to at least a share of the Bluegrass Conference softball championship last night with an 18-3 rout of Moulton-Udell.

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John Beaver

Posted: Tuesday, June 29th, 2010 at 10:30 pm

Funeral services for John Beaver, age 63, of Knoxville will be held on Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. at the Celebrate Community Church.

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Marie Ann Terrell

Posted: Tuesday, June 29th, 2010 at 6:29 pm

Mass of Christian Burial for Marie Ann Terrell, age 80 of Chariton, will be held on Thursday, July 1st at 11:00 am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Chariton.

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Margaret Greufe

Posted: Tuesday, June 29th, 2010 at 6:25 pm

Funeral services for Margaret Greufe, age 103 of Milo, will be held on Saturday, July 3rd at 10:30 am at St. Augustine Catholic Church.

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Marion County Humane Society Adoptions

Posted: Tuesday, June 29th, 2010 at 6:17 pm

Title: Marion County Humane Society Adoptions
Location: Marion County Humane Society – Knoxville
Description: The Marion County Humane Society is offering a special price on approximately 10 dogs that have been at the shelter for about a year. The adoption fee for these dogs is $45 which includes spaying or neutering, shots, and microchipping. Cats and kittens are also available for adoption for $65. For more information, call the Humane Society.
Start Date: 2010-06-30
End Date: 2010-07-30

Blood Drive

Posted: Tuesday, June 29th, 2010 at 6:16 pm

Title: Blood Drive
Location: Nationals Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum – Knoxville
Description: The Southeast Iowa Blood Center is holding a Knoxville Community Blood Drive on Tuesday, July 13th from 8:00 to 11:30 am at the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum. For more information, or to make your appointment call the blood center at 1-800-452-1097.
Start Time: 8:00
Date: 2010-07-13
End Time: 11:30

Photography Workshop

Posted: Tuesday, June 29th, 2010 at 6:15 pm

Title: Photography Workshop
Location: Prairie Learning Center – Prairie City
Description: Carl Kurtz will be holding a photography workshop on Saturday, July 24th from 8:30 to 4:00 at the Prairie Learning Center Refuge in Prairie City. Cost for the workshop is $40 and lunch will be provided. Register by sending your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail, including your check payable to Friends of the Prairie Learning Center to P.O. Box 399 in Prairie City 50228.
Start Time: 8:30
Date: 2010-07-24
End Time: 16:00

Knoxville Chamber Needs Housing Volunteers for Nationals

Posted: Tuesday, June 29th, 2010 at 6:14 pm

Title: Knoxville Chamber Needs Housing Volunteers for Nationals
Location: Knoxville Chamber of Commerce
Description: The Knoxville Chamber of Commerce is in need of housing for this year’s 50th Knoxville Nationals. Whether you can host an out-of-towner for all 10 days or just a few days, stop by the chamber and pick up and application form, or call Jessie or Melinda at 828-7555.
Start Date: 2010-06-29
End Date: 2010-07-31

Faith Baptist Church VBS

Posted: Tuesday, June 29th, 2010 at 6:00 pm

The Knoxville Faith Baptist Church is holding their Vacation Bible School July 5th through 9th.  The VBS will be held from 9:15 to 11:30 am each day and cost is free.  The theme this year is “Seaquest” and there will be bible stories, music, games, puppets, skits, crafts, and snacks.  The VBS is for kids going into 1st through 6th grade.