Archive for January, 2017

Pella Christian High School Will Host Tenth Annual All-City Speech Night

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 at 5:57 am

Reader’s Theatre Group performs at City-Wide Speech Night in 2015.

Pella Christian High School will host the tenth annual All-City Speech Night this evening at 7:00 pm.

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Knoxville Girls Basketball Getting Contributions From Role Players

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 at 5:57 am

The Knoxville girl’s basketball Squad on Friday won a game in Centerville with one of their top scorers getting a single points.

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Knoxville Schools Participating in “No One Eats Alone Day”

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 at 5:56 am

Knoxville Schools will be participating in “No-one Eats Alone Day” next week.

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Home School Parents Can Pick Up Iowa Assessment Tests at Pella Schools

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 at 5:55 am

Pella Community School is offering the annual Iowa Assessment Testing to all home-schooled students.

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Local School Officials Adopt Wait and See Approach on Possible Healthcare Changes

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 at 5:54 am

In his recent State of the State Address Governor Terry Branstad listed unifying state employee health care under one umbrella as a cost saving measure among his priorities.

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Melcher-Dallas Travels To Seymour Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 at 5:53 am

The Melcher-Dallas Basketball Squads return to regular season action after last week’s Bluegrass Conference Tournament.

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Union Street Players Announce Cast for Noises Off

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 at 5:53 am

Union Street Players, Pella’s award winning theatre group, announced the cast for the upcoming spring production of Noises Off.

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All Trojan Winter Sports Teams in Action Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 at 5:52 am

All Pleasantville Trojan winter sports teams will be in action tonight, with the girls and boys basketball teams hosting the roadrunners of Interstate 35, and the wrestling squad travels to Carlisle to take on the host Wildcats, as well as area rivals Knoxville and Martensdale-St. Mary’s.

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Effective Hand Washing can Prevent Norovirus

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 at 5:52 am

Norovirus is on the rise in Iowa.

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Mustangs Split in Greene County

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 at 5:52 am

The PCM Mustang girls’ and boys’ basketball teams got a split in Green County Monday night.

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Central Softball Clinic This Saturday

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 at 5:52 am

Softball players in grades five through 12 are invited to participate in a clinic this Saturday at Central with Hall of Fame Coach George Wares, his staff, and players.

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Kinetic Edge Donates to Numerous Non-profits

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 at 5:51 am

Kinetic Edge Physical Therapy’s chose 19 different Iowa non-profits to give a total of $25,000 in donations.

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Twin Cedars Gets BGC Tournament Champion Grandview Christian Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 at 5:51 am

Twin Cedars has one of the toughest assignments in the Bluegrass Conference today.

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John Jackson

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Memorial Service for John Jackson, age 55 of Oskaloosa will be held Thursday, February 2nd at 10:30 a.m. at the St. James Episcopal Church in Oskaloosa.

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IN DEPTH: Marion County Public Safety; Organization

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Why do our public safety professionals and volunteers do what they do? How are they organized, and how do they work together? In the first part of a ten part program…

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Marion County Emergency Management Coordinator, Jeff Anderson.

Let’s Talk Pella – Iowa Senate Update

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

State Senator Ken Rozenboom discusses the current fiscal year budget shortfall and upcoming legislative priorities.

Let’s Talk Knoxville- Representative Greg Heartsill- Tax Coupling

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2017 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville Representative Greg Heartsill talks about de-appropriations in the Legislature and the effects on small businesses of coupling the tax code.

Pella Police Department Weekly Police Report – 01/22/17 to 01/28/17

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2017 at 12:30 pm

The Pella Police Department engaged in the following activities during the week of January 22, 2017 to January 28, 2017:

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Dallas Christian Church Ham and Bean Dinner

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2017 at 11:39 am

The Dallas Christian Church will have its annual ham and bean dinner on Saturday February 4th from 11am-2pm.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Report 01-30-17

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2017 at 9:00 am

IN THE PAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MARION COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 8 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO: THREE RESCUE CALLS, TWO PAPER SERVICE, ONE EACH PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENT, RETURN CALL AND RECKLESS DRIVER.

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