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Covid – 19 cases on the rise in county
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Several races on June Primary Election ballot
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There are several local, state, and national races on the June 2 Primary ballot. County races for county auditor and two supervisor districts are on the Republican ticket. There are no Democratic candidates for those offices. Bethany Murphy, county auditor, is seeking re-election. Shawn Bucher is a new candidate for that office. Charles Ambrose and…

Memorial Day
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Talks of Cable TV rate increase continues
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increasing cable TV rates continued at the May meeting of the Lenox Municipal Utilities Board on May 14. Current cable TV rates do not cover the costs. John Borland, manager, said they have been losing almost $6,000 per month since the first of the year. Major fluctuation in prices comes with programming. However, cable TV…

Meet the Candidates for District 1 Supervisor and County Sheriff
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There are three races for county offices in the June 2 primary election. Questionnaires were sent to county candidates to publish between now and the election. This week will feature candidates for District 1 Supervisor and Taylor County Sheriff. Josh Weed, sheriff, is the sole candidate for that position. Charles Ambrose is currently serving as…

Council agrees to hire engineering firm for trailer park; city cleanup set
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The Lenox City Council agreed to hire an engineering firm for development of the former trailer park, set city-wide cleanup for May 26 through June 2, and approved to continue with Wellmark for employees’ health insurance at their May 11 meeting Allison Kitzman, city administrator, talked about two different ways they could use to develop…

Taylor County Farm Bureau Helps ‘Feed The Need’ By Donating To Local Food Pantries
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The COVID-19 pandemic has created significant challenges for many Iowans, including the most basic need of food security. To assist with the spike in demand at local food banks, the Taylor County Farm Bureau is donating $200.00 to the Taylor County Neighborhood Center Food Pantry and $200.00 to the Lenox Neighborhood Center Food Pantry to…

Lenox Municipal Utilities honored with national award for outstanding safety practices
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Lenox Municipal Utilities has earned the American Public Power Association’s Safety Award of Excellence for safe operating practices in 2019. The utility earned first award in the category for utilities with 6,140 worker-hours of annual worker exposure. “Strong safety programs are essential to ensuring that electric utility employees are informed and trained on safe work…

Easter Eggs
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School board moves forward in Bidding elementary roof project
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The Lenox School Board held a lengthy meeting on Wednesday, April 8. They held three public hearings, approved the resignation of one teacher and hired a replacement, reviewed plans for updating elementary playground, approved list of 2020 seniors for graduation, and approved items dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. The first hearing dealt with the 2020-2021…

The Lenox Time Table Sports

Hoakison On to State
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By Tyler Peterson Lenox junior Chelsey Hoakison does something no other young lady at Lenox has done before. She is a District Champion Bowler and is headed to state! Hoakison dominated her field bowling her best sets of the year that catapulted her to the state meet. The State Bowling meet is set for Monday,…

Boys Basketball Heads to the Post Season
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By Tyler Peterson The Tiger boys basketball team fell twice this past week to end the regular season, and look forward to the postseason. Monday the Tigers traveled to Stanton and fell 25-79. It was a tough night scoring for all the Tigers as the Vikings kept them off balance all game. Friday was a…

Bedford/Lenox second Place Finish
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                By Jason Bucher The road to Wells Fargo started on Saturday, February 8th at Guthrie Center with Class 1A Sectional 13 wrestling. The Bedford/Lenox team had nine athletes compete with four of them winning their bracket to advance to districts in Underwood on Saturday, February 15th. The…

Double Dual at Mt. Ayr
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By Jason Bucher The Bedford-Lenox wrestling squad traveled to Mt. Ayr on Thursday, January 30th for a double dual with the host team and Maryville. Bedford-Lenox fell to the host team by a score of  42-33. Bedford-Lenox Finishes Third On Saturday, February 1st the Bedford-Lenox squad wrestled their last tournament before sectionals begin on Saturday,…

Tiger Boys Back in the Win Column
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By Tyler Peterson The Lenox boys basketball team’s week was nearly identical to the ladies as the boys lost their first two road games of the week before returning home to get a much needed victory. Tuesday the Tigers traveled to Mount Ayr and fell to the Raiders 76-26. Mount Ayr scored an unheard of…

Tiger Athletes Represent Well In All-District/All-Conference
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All-District Football and All-Conference Volleyball teams were released this past week, and Tiger athletes represented themselves, their teams, and our community very well. In Volleyball it was Junior Tyra Stoaks and Senior Kayla Yzaguirre headlining for the Lady Tigers. Stoaks was a Unanimous First-Team selection as a Hitter, and one of just five players in…

Volleyball Heads to the Postseason
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The Tiger young men traveled to Lamoni on Friday and ran into a buzz saw dropping to 7-2 overall and 3-2 in the district. The Demon’s of Lamoni held the Tigers to season lows in rushing, and also forced a season high three turnovers to hand Lenox their second loss in district play and season. Lamoni…

Tigers Fall to Warhawks
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Tiger Football Rolls to 5-0
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The Tigers traveled to Afton on Friday night to take on District foe East Union. The Eagles came into the contest on a two game win streak, and boasted an offense that was averaging 52 points over that two game stretch. On the opposite side the Tigers Defense hadn’t allowed a point in their last…

Tough Week For Tiger Baseball
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By Tyler Peterson Tuesday the Tiger Baseball team traveled to Mount Ayr to take on the Raiders. Lenox scored one in the third inning and two in the fifth inning, but that was all as the Raiders got the win 13-3 in six innings. Senior Second Baseman Jhordan Montiel had the only hit for the…

The Lenox Time Table Obituaries

05/13/2020 Kevin Wallace Barker
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Kevin Wallace Barker, 86 years old, of Lenox, Iowa passed away peacefully Monday, May 4, 2020 at the Greater Regional Hospice Home, in Creston, Iowa. Kevin Wallace Barker born October 30th, 1933 in rural Prescott, Iowa to Kenneth F. and Doris M. (Crowell) Barker.  He had four siblings:  Elene, Justine, Lonnie, and Bill.  He was…

05-06-2020 Norma Darylene Glass
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Norma Darylene Glass Norma Darylene (Rickert) Glass passed away on March 22, 2020 in her home. She was born May 11, 1944 to Howard Rickert and Leola (Kost) Rickert, in Leon, Iowa. Norma grew up and attended school at Mormon Trail (Humeston) and eventually graduated with her G.E.D. Norma married John Glass July 29, 1978…

Robert Lockhart
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Robert Lockhart, 84 Private Family Graveside Services for Robert Lockhart, age 84, of Lenox, who passed away Monday, April 27, 2020 will be held at the North Fairview Cemetery with Rev. Tim Maxa officiating. Open visitation will be held Wednesday at the Ritchie Funeral Home from 12:00 Noon to 6:00 PM. Due to Covid-19 the…

04-29-2020 Lois Brown, 95
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Private Family Graveside Celebration of Life Services will be held for Lois Brown, age 95, of Lenox, who passed away April 21, 2020 at the Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Open visitation was held Friday at the Ritchie Funeral Home in Lenox from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Due to Covid-19 there will be…

Connie Kay Asher
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Connie Kay Asher, daughter of Pearl (Bower) & Virgil Deardorff, Sr, was born June 29, 1939 at home south of Clearfield, Iowa. She arrived 5 minutes after her twin sister, Bonnie. Connie graduated from Redding High School with the class of 1957. Connie married Billy Mac Asher and to this marriage one son was born,…

Grady Maharry, 70
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Private Family Graveside Celebration of Life Services was held for Grady Maharry, age 70, of Lenox, who passed away April 21, 2020 at the Lenox Care Center. Open visitation was held Thursday at the Ritchie Funeral Home in Lenox from 12:00 noon to 6:00 PM. Due to Covid-19 there will be no family present. Please…

04-22-2020 Paul Wilford Boone, 84
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Paul Wilford Boone, 84, Lenox Iowa, passed away peacefully at the Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston, Iowa on April 10, 2020 after a battle with cancer. Paul was born August 10,1935 in Creston, Iowa to Maury and Edith (Proud) Boone. He was the youngest of four children. On September 12, 1958 Paul married Margaret…

April 1, 2020 Bill Young
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Bill Young, 91 Private Family Graveside Services for Bill Young, age 91, of Lenox, who passed away Monday, March 23,, 2020 will be held at the North Fairvuiew Cemetery in Lenox. Open visitation will be held Tuesday at the Ritchie Funeral Home from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon. There will be no family present during…

Bertha Purdum
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Bertha Purdum, 87 Private Family Celebration of Life Services for Bertha Purdum, age 87, of Lenox, who passed away Monday, March 23, 2020, was held. Open visitation was held Friday at the Ritchie Funeral Home in Lenox from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Due to COVID-19 the family will not be present during visitation. Memorials…

Margaret Whipp
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Margaret Whipp, 98 Margaret Whipp, a resident of Elkhorn, Nebraska since 2010, left us on March 19, 2020. She was 98. For many decades, Margaret was a musical Johnny Appleseed – teaching, sharing, and spreading the joy of music. She firmly believed that everyone could sing, and could enjoy singing, and she set about to…