Bids are in for school renovation, Building project

The bids are in for the Lenox School renovation and building addition project and came in about one million over budget. Bids were due on Tuesday, Jan. 12 and reviewed by the school board on Wednesday, January 13. Voters passed a $9.9 million bond issue in March of 2020. The project would include a new…

Read More

Ladies Roll Over Bedford

By Tyler Peterson Last Tuesday the Lenox Tiger girls basketball team traveled south to take on Pride of Iowa Conference rival Bedford. It was all Tigers from the get go. Lenox took an early ten point lead after the first quarter, went into halftime up 25 points 36-11, and cruised the second half to a…

Read More

Tiger Boys Take Down Bedford

By Tyler Peterson The Lenox Tiger boys basketball team followed up a dominant victory by the girls with a close win 49-46 over Taylor County rival Bedford last week. The Tigers scored double-digits in each quarter and were able to hold off a fourth quarter comeback by the Bulldogs to sweep Bedford on the season.…

Read More

Bedford/Lenox 5-0 at Griswold

By Jason Bucher On Saturday, the Bedford/Lenox wrestlers traveled to Griswold for a meet with the host team, Council Bluffs St. Alberts, Southwest Valley, Nodaway Valley and Tri-Center for a day of duals. Bedford/Lenox walked away as the winner, going a perfect 5-0 on the day defeating Griswold 78-6, Nodaway Valley 60-22, Southwest Valley 58-24,…

Read More

Lenox Municipal Utilities Board update cell phone policy

Lenox Municipal Utilities Board of Trustees held a short meeting on January 14 and updated their cell phone policy and gave a raise to an employee who has completed his six month probation period. Bailey Benton started working for LMU in July of 2020. He has completed his six month probation period. The board approved…

Read More

COVID-19 Vaccination Update for Taylor and Adams County

by Taylor County Public Health Community Partners – Recently US Health & Human Services Secretary, Alex Azar, indicated that anyone over age 65 is eligible for the COVID vaccination.  However, each state is responsible for how vaccine is allocated and disseminated according to population, demand and vaccine supply amounts.  Iowa has taken a phase approach…

Read More

Zabel Retires after 43 years at ISSB

Gary Zabel retired as Lenox Branch President of Iowa State Savings Bank on December 31st. Zabel started working at the bank as a part time teller in high school and has dedicated 43 years of service to the bank. Zabel’s primary focus was on agricultural lending. ISSB Executive Vice President, Kevin Stewart, stated “Gary was…

Read More

City council approves guidelines for building homes at LDC Subdivision

The Lenox City Council approved cov-enants and restrictions from the Lenox De-velopment Corporation for the LDC School Lane Subdivision at their first meeting of the new year on January 11. The LDC School Lane Subdivision is a new housing area located where the Lenox Trailer Park once was. Guidelines for construction of homes includes: -only…

Read More

School calendar, streaming options highlight January board meeting

Lenox School Board held a public hearing for the 2021-2022 school calendar, discussed streaming options for school activities, approved staff changes including new hires and resignations, and held a closed session to discuss negotiations strategy for certified bargaining unit at their January 13 meeting. Dave Henrichs, superintendent, highlighted the calendar for the next school year.…

Read More

Bedford/Lenox 5-0 at Griswold

By Jason Bucher      On Saturday, the Bedford/Lenox wrestlers traveled to Griswold for a meet with the host team, Council Bluffs St. Alberts, Southwest Valley, Nodaway Valley and Tri-Center for a day of duals. Bedford/Lenox walked away as the winner, going a perfect 5-0 on the day defeating Griswold 78-6, Nodaway Valley 60-22, Southwest Valley 58-24,…

Read More