Iowa State Savings Bank delivers $2,700 to supply schools

Iowa State Savings Bank hosted their third annual school supply drive. Between community donations and the ISSB matching program, over $2,700 of supplies and cash was distributed to six area schools. A $500 check and donated school supplies were presented to Lenox Community School last week. ISSB matched the donations received during their school supply…

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Tiger Volleyball Etches First Win

On Tuesday, Sept. 3 the Lady Tigers traveled to Malvern to take on the East MIlls Wolverines. The undefeated and state ranked Wolverines dropped the Tigers three sets to zero and won the match 25-16, 25-14, and 25-14. Senior Kayla Yzaguirre led the Tigers offensively with three kills on five attempts and was also 12-12 serving.…

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Football Dominates on their way to 3-0

There was never a doubt when the Tigers took the field Friday night under the lights at home for the first time this season as they rolled to a 93-0 pounding of non-district foe Melcher Dallas (1-1). Melcher-Dallas had an offensive explosion in week one against Seymour as they scored 50 points. The Tiger defense was…

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Director of ShareSpace visits Bedford school to teach about Giant Moon Map

By Nicki Lock      Bedford junior high and high school students had a unique opportunity to learn about space on September 5. Jim Christensen, Executive Director of ShareSpace Education, an educational program funded by the Buzz Aldrin Family Foundation, was in Iowa last week, escaping Hurricane Dorian, and visited with the Bedford students.

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Open Mic Night September 15

     Open Mic Night will be held at the band shell in Bibbins Park on Sunday, Sept. 15 at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come share their talent on stage or bring your lawn chairs and enjoy good entertainment in a beautiful setting. Open Mic Night is sponsored by Bibbins Park board.

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Fall for Bedford a success!

     A beautiful night greeted those coming downtown for Bedford Area Chamber’s annual Fall for Bedford event. Good food, good music, and good company was enjoyed along with the beautiful view of the Taylor County Courthouse from Court Avenue.

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September 19 deadline to file papers for school/city elections

     November 5, 2019 will be the first City School combined election. Taylor County residents will vote at their normal polling locations. The election will run from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. The first day for file papers was August 26, 2019. Those wanting to run for mayor or city council will file with the Taylor County Auditor.…

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Four area fire departments respond to house fire Sept. 5

     Four area fire departments responded to a house fire on Briarwood Avenue on the morning of September 5. The home belonged to Connor Davison. New Market Fire Chief Jason Strough has spoken with the State Fire Marshal. No cause had been determined at press time. There was no other information available. The New Market Fire…

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Dawgs Take Down third Ranked Tigers

By Jason Bucher      On Friday, September 6th, the winless Bulldogs traveled across state lines to Grant City to play Missouri’s 3rd ranked Worth County Tigers. It ended up being a very intense, high scoring football game that ended up with the Dawgs victorious 64-56.

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