The Lenox Time Table Area News

Lenox School concert

The last big gathering at the Lenox Comm unity School was held on March 9 with the Lenox Music Department’s Pops Concert featuring junior high and high school bands and choirs.

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Taylor County Endowment projects released

The Taylor County Endowment Foundation has awarded $103,433.98 in funds to projects throughout the county this year. with a total of $428,701.53 dollars to be spent county-wide. The following projects were funded this year. Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce-1,562.50 tourism signs; Bedford Community Visioning-$5,000 wayfinding signage; Bedford Golf Club-new roof on the club house-$5,535,50; Bedford…

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Southwestern students qualify to compete at national agriculture conference

Students from Southwestern Community College’s (SWCC’s) agricultural department traveled to Iowa State University in Ames for the Iowa Professional Agricultural Student Organization (PAS) Spring Conference, competing and placing in various ag competitions, on Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 5 and 6, 2020. During Wednesday’s activities, the following SWCC students participated in the team career program competitions:…

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Lenox High School Speech Team competes

The Lenox High School Speech Team competed successfully at The Pride of Iowa Speech Contest at Central Decatur High School on February 25.   Nineteen team members participated at POI, coming away with two Outstanding Performer medals, twenty I (excellent) ratings, four II (good) ratings, and one III (fair) rating.  Senior Niki Sparks (prose) and…

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Budget hearing, maximum levy set for City of Lenox

The Lenox City Council set their budget hearing for the 2020-2021 budget for March 23 and set the maximum budget levy, authorized bids for stabilization project at the golf course, approved payment to the development corporation, and approved to purchase a mower for the golf course at their February 24 meeting. City administrator, Allison Kitzman,…

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Legislative coffee addresses education, I Will, broadband

The second legislative coffee for 2020 was held at the Lenox City Hall on Friday, Feb. 21. State Representative, Cecil Dolecheck, 24th House District and Mark Costello, State Senator, were present to give an update on the happenings at the state capitol. Dolecheck, in his 12th term, is on the education committee. They passed the…

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Reporting problems plague Democratic caucus results

Once the dust settled and final results were released for Iowa’s 2020 Caucus, Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders were both considered winners. Reporting problems plagued results for the Democratic candidates. Final state results were finally tallied on Friday and showed that Buttigieg won with 564 state delegate equivalents (SDE) over Sanders who had 562. However,…

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Speech Team competed at Creston

The Lenox High School Speech Team competed at the Iowa High School Speech Association District Large Group Events Speech Contest held at Creston High School on January 25.  Seven Lenox entries received Division “I” (excellent) ratings, and three entries received Division “II” (good) ratings. Performers with “I” ratings will advance to the IHSSA State Large…

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