Archive for November, 2014

Tharon Haltom

Posted: Sunday, November 30th, 2014 at 1:23 pm

Services for Tharon Haltom, age 87 of Chariton will be held Tuesday, December 2nd at 10 am at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Chariton.

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November 30th Marion County Sheriff’s report

Posted: Sunday, November 30th, 2014 at 8:00 am

IN THE PAST 24 HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE RECEIVED: 75 CALLS, 12 911 CALLS

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SCC Not An Easy Ride For Panther Boys This Season

Posted: Sunday, November 30th, 2014 at 6:00 am

One of the main reasons that Knoxville switched from the Little Hawkeye Conference to the South Central Conference, was a competitive balance and play schools more the Panthers size. However…for boys basketball, Knoxville may be getting into a conference that is just as competitive. Two teams went to the state tournament last year out of the S-C-C, and both, Albia and Chariton, are looking for a return trip. Coach Jeff Larson tells KNIA/KRLS his team will definitely be more competitive with the conference teams this season, but nothing will be easy. Knoxville starts off with one of the conference favorites on Tuesday when the Panthers travel to Albia on Tuesday.

Knoxville City Council To Hold CDBG Public Hearing Monday

Posted: Sunday, November 30th, 2014 at 6:00 am

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A public hearing regarding the 2015 Community Development Block Grant Program is on the agenda for Monday’s Knoxville City Council Meeting.

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Pella City Council Likely to Delay Action on Jordan Well Bid Approval

Posted: Sunday, November 30th, 2014 at 5:59 am

The Pella City Council will likely have to again delay approval of a contract for construction of a new Jordan Well at this week’s meeting.

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Tickets on Sale for Annual Pella Tour of Homes

Posted: Sunday, November 30th, 2014 at 5:57 am

The Pella Convention and Visitors Bureau is preparing for the stops on the annual holiday tour of homes.

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Felon In Possession Of A Firearm Charge Facing Knoxville Man

Posted: Sunday, November 30th, 2014 at 5:56 am

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A fire and burglary at a Knoxville home has led to a felon being charged with possessing a firearm.

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Light Up a Life to Remember Lost Loved Ones During Holidays

Posted: Sunday, November 30th, 2014 at 5:55 am

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A special opportunity is coming up in December to remember loved ones during the holiday season.

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Matching Grants Presented To Kiwanis Miracle Playground In Knoxville

Posted: Sunday, November 30th, 2014 at 5:54 am

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Two Rivers Cooperative and Land O’ Lakes Incorporated have presented matching grants to the Kiwanis Miracle Playground.

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Loebsack Announces Grant Given To University Of Iowa For Telemedicine

Posted: Sunday, November 30th, 2014 at 5:52 am

Congressman Dave Loebsack announced recently the University of Iowa received a nearly $500,000 dollar grant from the USDA’s Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant Program.

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Pella School Board Reviews Documentation Processes for Lincoln Elementary

Posted: Sunday, November 30th, 2014 at 5:51 am

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The Pella School Board reviewed the progress of ongoing construction projects at their meeting this week.

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November 29th Marion County Sheriff’s report

Posted: Saturday, November 29th, 2014 at 8:00 am

IN THE PAST 24 HOURS THE MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE RECEIVED FIFTY TWO CALLS, ELEVEN 911 CALLS, AND TWO INC 911 CALLS.

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New Knoxville Assistant City Manager To Start Wednesday

Posted: Saturday, November 29th, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Knoxville’s new assistant city manager will be joining the city staff Wednesday.

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Seniors Helping to Make Younger Lady Dutch Feel Welcome

Posted: Saturday, November 29th, 2014 at 6:00 am

Though practices officially started for the 2014-15 girls’ basketball season about three weeks ago, the “real” warm-ups actually took place over the summer.

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Young Panther Boys Basketball Looking For Early Succsess

Posted: Saturday, November 29th, 2014 at 5:59 am

The Knoxville Boys Basketball Squad is looking to start its 2014/2015 season on the right foot Tuesday night in Albia.

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Four People Injured After Two Car Crash at T-15 and G-28

Posted: Saturday, November 29th, 2014 at 5:59 am

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Four people were injured after a two car crash just outside of Pella Friday morning.

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Quickness One Big Key to Eagles’ Success in ’14-’15

Posted: Saturday, November 29th, 2014 at 5:58 am

Not a particularly big roster, the Pella Christian girls’ basketball team will be relying on their returners and developing depth through the season to propel them this year.

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Knoxville Chamber Reminds Shoppers Of Benefits Of Small Business Saturday

Posted: Saturday, November 29th, 2014 at 5:58 am

Today is Small Business Saturday. Knoxville Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Josh McKenna says helping out small business owners this holiday season will be a benefit to the Knoxville community.

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Pella Police to Wrap Up Thanksgiving sTEP Enforcement Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, November 29th, 2014 at 5:57 am

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The Pella Police Department will begin to step up traffic enforcement as the one of the busiest annual travel seasons wraps up.

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Movember Participants To Hold Celebration At First United Methodist Church Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, November 29th, 2014 at 5:56 am

Twenty-five members of the First United Methodist Church in Knoxville have been participating in the Movember challenge and this Sunday they’ll see how much they’ve changed and how much they’ve raised.

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