Archive for May, 2012

Lake Red Rock Archery Class

Posted: Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 at 6:25 am

An archery class will be presented at Lake Red Rock this weekend. On Saturday, Boyd Mathes with the Hickory Ridge Bowhunters will be presenting the history of archery, archery opportunities in Marion County, and some shooting basics.

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Public Hearing for Rezoning of Pleasant Street Properties Will Be Monday

Posted: Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Knoxville City Council has set a public hearing regarding the rezoning of properties along Pleasant Street.

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Cooking Class at Tassel Ridge

Posted: Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 at 6:23 am

On Friday, Tasselridge Winery will be hosting a Sweet Wine Cooking Presentation. Chef Linda will show participants how to make desserts using some of Tassel Ridge’s wines.

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Knoxville Summer Reading Program Registration Starts Monday

Posted: Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Knoxville Public Library will be holding its summer reading program sign-up next week.

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Survivor Camps Next Month

Posted: Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 at 6:21 am

Day camps are coming up at Lake Red Rock next month.

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Sheriff’s Report – May 29, 2012

Posted: Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 at 6:15 am

May 29th, 2012

IN THE PAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED 81 PHONE CALLS, AND 8 911 CALLS,

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PC Softball Team Goes Back to Work Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 at 6:01 am

A very challenging stretch to the start of the season continues this evening for the Pella Christian softball team.

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Pella’s Buchheit Makes UNI His Choice

Posted: Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 at 6:00 am


Pella High School’s outstanding distance runner Zach Buchheit will continue his career at the Division I collegiate level.

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After First Round Bye, Postseason Soccer Begins Tonight for Pella High Girls

Posted: Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 at 6:00 am

The goal of reaching the State Tournament begins tonight for the Pella High girls soccer team, as they host Chariton in a Class 2A Regional Semifinal match.

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Young Knoxville Baseball Squad Finding Confidence

Posted: Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 at 5:59 am

The Knoxville Baseball squad is in a rebuilding process.

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Former Mustang Named to All-America Team

Posted: Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 at 5:59 am

A local softball product was on the list last week when the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced the 2012 Softball All-America teams, selected by the NAIA All-America committee.  

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Tom Tucker

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012 at 7:42 pm

Funeral services for Tom Tucker age 83 of Knoxville will be held on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at the Bybee & Davis Funeral Home.

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Don Vanderhorst

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012 at 7:40 pm

Memorial services for Don Vanderhorst age 74 of Knoxville will be held on Friday at 10:30 a.m. at the Bussey United Methodist Church. 

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Michael D. Foster

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012 at 6:22 pm

Services for Michael D. Foster, age 56 of Monroe, will be held on Wednesday, May 30th at the Third Reformed Church in Pella at 10:00 AM.

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IN DEPTH: Memorial Day

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012 at 2:00 pm

Today is Memorial Day. In a program that was first heard in 2008, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with the people of Marion County who honored our veterans that year.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – City Manager Harold Stewart

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Aaron Gernes talsk wtih Knoxville City Manager Harold Stewart about the possible rezoning of some properties on Pleasant Street and at the VA. They also discuss the final interviews for fire chiefs on May 30th.

Let’s Talk Pella – Arthritis Month

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012 at 12:59 pm

Today we hear from Liz Vermeer, Physical Therapist at Pella Regional Health Center, about some of the causes and treatments for arthritis during arthritis awareness month.

Memorial Day Commemorations Scheduled for Today

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012 at 6:30 am


Today is Memorial Day. It’s a day set aside annually to remember and commemorate those that fallen while serving and protecting this country.

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Pella Cooling Tower Demolition

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012 at 6:29 am

The Pella Power Plant’s Cooling tower demolition has made great strides over the past week.

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Final Interviews for Fire Chief Wednesday

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012 at 6:28 am

The three finalists for the position of Knoxville Fire Chief will have their final interviews on Wednesday.

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