Archive for December, 2012

Dance Team Headed to National Performance

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Pella High School’s Dance Team, Forte, is headed to Florida for a performance on New Year’s Day.

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Marion County Closures for the New Year’s Holiday

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2012 at 6:25 am

City government offices will close on Tuesday for the New Year’s Day holiday.

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Law Enforcement Prepares for New Year’s Eve

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2012 at 6:23 am

Law Enforcement agencies will be on the lookout for drunk drivers through the New Year’s holiday.

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Lecture Series Coming to Third Reformed Church

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2012 at 6:21 am

A series of lectures will be shown at Third Reformed Church next month.

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Sheriff’s Report – December 31, 2012

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2012 at 6:15 am

DECEMBER 31, 2012

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER FIELDED A TOTAL OF 49 TELEPHONE CALLS INCLUDING 9 911 CALLS.

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Pace “Slowing Down” for Eagles’ Girls as Season Advances

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2012 at 6:00 am

With a group of young girls on the varsity team this year, Kevin Van Maanen’s Pella Christian girls’ basketball team is starting to finally see the game slow down for them.

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Core Wants More Focus on Offense in 2013

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2012 at 6:00 am

Fairly happy with how his team’s defense is playing so far, Pella High head boys’ basketball coach, Mark Core, wants his team to focus on improving on the offensive side of the ball.

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Focus Against Lamoni Big Key for Saints’ Girls

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2012 at 5:58 am

Coaches always say to take games one at a time, but for the Melcher-Dallas girls’ basketball team, it will be hard to stay focused on the task at hand next Monday with the team they have to play the very next night.

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Jacobsma Wants Better Time Management Late in Games

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2012 at 5:57 am

Having leads late in games has been a small problem for the Central’s women’s basketball team this season.

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Mary Hunt

Posted: Sunday, December 30th, 2012 at 4:30 pm

Funeral services for Mary Hunt, age 96 of Knoxville,, will be Wednesday, January 2nd at 11 am at the New Home United Methodist Church in Melcher Dallas.

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Shirley L Stratton

Posted: Sunday, December 30th, 2012 at 4:26 pm

Funeral services for Shirley L Stratton will be held on Wednesday, January 2nd at the Fielding Funeral Home of Chariton.

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Raymond L Hutchison

Posted: Sunday, December 30th, 2012 at 1:11 pm

Funeral services for Raymond L Hutchison, age 91 of Prairie City will be held on Wednesday, January 2nd at 11 am at the Prairie City United Methodist Church.

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Suzette Honomichl

Posted: Sunday, December 30th, 2012 at 12:17 pm

Funeral services for Suzette Honomichl, age 64, will be held on Thursday, January 3 at the Pleasantville Church of Christ at 10:30 a.m.

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Elected Officials To Take Oath of Office on Wednesday

Posted: Sunday, December 30th, 2012 at 6:30 am

This is the final week on the job for a couple of elected officials in Marion County.

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Pella Dance Team in National Performance

Posted: Sunday, December 30th, 2012 at 6:29 am

The Pella High School’s Dance Team, Forte, is headed to Florida for a performance on New Year’s Day.

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Food Safety Advice for New Year’s Parties

Posted: Sunday, December 30th, 2012 at 6:28 am

House parties tend to be popular during New Year’s Eve.

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Marion County Closures for the New Year’s Holiday

Posted: Sunday, December 30th, 2012 at 6:27 am

Pella city government offices will close on Tuesday for the New Year’s Day holiday.

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Tree Pickup Takes Place Wednesday in Knoxville

Posted: Sunday, December 30th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Marion County Conservation Board will be offering curb-side pickup of Christmas trees this week in Knoxville.

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Knoxville City Council To Continue Consideration of Removal of Dilapidated Homes

Posted: Sunday, December 30th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Weakened Drought in Marion County

Posted: Sunday, December 30th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Marion County’s drought designation has been downgraded.

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