Archive for December, 2011

Sheriff’s Report – December 29, 2011

Posted: Thursday, December 29th, 2011 at 6:15 am

December 29, 2011

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE received ONE HUNDRED SEVENTEEN PHONE CALLS, EIGHT 911 CALLS, and ONE INCOMPLETE 911.

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO TWENTY FOUR CALLS FOR SERVICE, including but not limited to ELEVEN PAPER SERVICE ATTEMPTS, TWO RETURN CALLS, TWO EXTRA PATROL REQUESTS, ONE STRAY DOG, ONE REPORT OF A RECKLESS DRIVER, ONE VEHICLE UNLOCK, ONE TRANSPORT, ONE ATTEMPT TO LOCATE, ONE AGENCY ASSIST, ONE SUSPICIOUS PERSON, ONE PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENT, and ONE PERSONAL INJURY ACCIDENT.

THE MARION COUNTY JAIL IS CURRENTLY HOLDING TWENTY THREE SUBJECTS.

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS FOUR SUBJECTS WERE BOOKED INTO THE MARION COUNTY JAIL;

Allyson Danielle Kendrick is charged with supplying alcohol to a minor.

Samantha Jo Bloodsworth was arrested on an arrest warrant.

Clayton Boyd Devore is charged with operating while intoxicated and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Brandon Michael Pettyjohn is charged with public intoxication and assault with injury.

AS WITH ANY CRIMINAL CASE, A CHARGE IS MERELY AN ACCUSATION AND A DEFENDANT IS PRESUMED INNOCENT UNTIL AND UNLESS PROVEN GUILTY

(TDR)

Conference Challenges to Heat Up Soon for Pella Boys

Posted: Thursday, December 29th, 2011 at 6:00 am

After a sporadic start to the season, the Little Hawkeye Conference schedule is in full swing for the Pella High boys basketball team, once the Little Dutch return from break.

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Depth Gives PC Girls Edge in Games, Practice

Posted: Thursday, December 29th, 2011 at 6:00 am

At 5-1 overall, the Pella Christian girls basketball team is off to a strong start to the season, but the team’s success hasn’t just come from the team’s starting five.  

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PCM Boys’ Coach Hoping Talented Players Will Add Depth to Team

Posted: Thursday, December 29th, 2011 at 5:59 am

While the PCM boys basketball team has certainly had success in the early portion of the season, they’re still looking for a few pieces to fit into place to make themselves a championship contender again.  

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Twin Cedars Boys On Upswing Entering Second Portion of the Schedule

Posted: Thursday, December 29th, 2011 at 5:58 am

Three straight wins to close out the pre-Christmas schedule serve as a good indicator of an improvement in play for the Twin Cedars boys basketball team.  

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Poor Second Half Costs Central Women in First Contest in Florida

Posted: Thursday, December 29th, 2011 at 5:56 am

A promising half of action was followed by one of the season’s worst as the Central College women’s basketball team saw a 10-point lead disappear in a 55-45 loss to Trine Wednesday morning in the Land of Magic Classic.

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Range Of Emotions Flow During Coaches vs. Cancer Day

Posted: Thursday, December 29th, 2011 at 5:55 am

The Knoxville Coaches vs. Cancer day is fast approaching.

Wednesday, December 28

Posted: Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 at 1:40 pm

Birthday winner: Skip Boldt
Anniversary winner: Charles & Delores Rus

Tuesday, December 27

Posted: Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 at 1:39 pm

Birthday winner: Jennifer Hulbert
Anniversary winner: Barb & Al Kopaska

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Investing in the New Year

Posted: Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Aaron Gernes talks with Joe Cunningham, an Investment Officer at Iowa State Savings Bank, about investing in the New Year.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Police Chief Transition

Posted: Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Robert Bokinski will soon be in Pella as our new Police Chief.

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Man Wanted in DHS Arson Investigation in Custody

Posted: Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 at 6:32 am

[simage=6745,200,n,left] A man wanted in connection with an arson fire to the DHS offices in Knoxville is now in custody in the Marion County Jail.

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Alleged Attempted Murderer Indicted Federally

Posted: Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 at 6:30 am

[simage=6099,200,y,left] A Knoxville man charged with attempted murder has been indicted in federal court.

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Rollover West Of Roberts Creek

Posted: Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 at 6:29 am

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At approximately 6:30 PM on Monday night a call came in that a vehicle had rolled over just west of Roberts Creek on G28.

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Norovirus is Very Contagious

Posted: Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 at 6:28 am

The Iowa Department of Public Health reported over the Christmas weekend that there have been eight outbreaks of probable norovirus in five counties in the state.

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Rick Perry In Pella

Posted: Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 at 6:27 am

Texas Governor Rick Perry will be in Pella today for a meet and greet at Smokey Row Coffee Shop.

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