Lenox Rodeo Parade Results Welcome to the Jungle

            Grand Prize: Adams Plumbing Business 1st Place: Hometown Insurance Business 2nd Place: CHI/Taylor County Ambulance Churches/ Organizations 1st Place: Country Roads Baptist Church 2nd Place: American Legion Auxiliary Antique Vehicles 1st Place: Phil Hudson 2nd Place: Ed Ramsey Antique Tractors 1st Place: Joy Coleman 2nd Place: Laramie Stoaks Unhitched…

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Tiger Softball and Baseball Postseason Awards

By Tyler Peterson The final teams from the Tigers district and from the Pride of Iowa Conference have all concluded their seasons, and therefore the postseason honors have been released. Softball was able to honor three young ladies on all-conference this season: Senior Tyra Stoaks, senior McKinna Hogan, and 8th grader Sadie Cox. Stoaks was…

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Lenox School Board fills multiple positions

With the start of school less than a month away, Lenox School administration has been busy filling key positions to start the school year. The Lenox School Board approved the hiring of 15 new employees at their July 13 meeting. Construction updates were also given and, with the start of school and sporting events, there…

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Quilts of Valor presented to 16 veterans July 17

     A Quilts of Valor presentation was done on Saturday night, July 17 at the Red Barn at the fairgrounds to honor those who have served our country.      If you know a Veteran you would like to nominate for a Quilt of Valor or want to make a donation to the Bedford quilt ladies for quilting…

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WWII veteran perishes on Indianapolis

     Not only did Taylor County have one of the first casualty of World War II, William Tucker, who was killed in the bombing of Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941. He was serving as a Fireman on the Battleship, Oklahoma when it sank in the surprise attack on Hawaii that started WWII.      The Indianapolis…

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Betty Glass

     Funeral Services for Betty Glass, 95, of Bedford, Iowa were held Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 12 PM at the Cummings Family Funeral Home. An open visitation was held Friday, July 16, 2021 from 10 AM to 5 PM and Saturday morning from 10 AM until service time. Interment was held at Fairview Cemetery in…

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Camp Appleseed to hold first camps in August

By Nicki Lock      Camp Appleseed, part of the Ladoga LaBlanche Apple Orchard, located at 1598 State Highway 2, Bedford, will hold two camps this August for young campers. Reverend Steven Wainwright of the First Christian Church in Hopkins, Mo., created Camp Appleseed to bring back a Christian church camp in the area. “I felt called…

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