Summer Reading Program at the Public Library

By Editor | June 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

The summer reading program will begin June 21st with the ISU Insect Zoo. Families are invited to attend this kick off program to be held at the Lenox Community Center. It is at 10:00, it is free and open to all ages. If you like bugs, this one’s for you! Every Monday June 28th through…

PF to host Kids’ Fishing Day June 6

By Editor | June 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

Taylor County Ringnecks Pheasants Forever will host the Kids’ Fishing Day on Sunday, June 6 at Sands Timber Recreation Area near Blockton. This event is held during the state’s Free Fishing Weekend. Fishing licenses are not required during this time. The event will be held from 1-3 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come and spend…

Class of 2021 graduation Ceremony is Sunday

By Editor | May 18, 2021 | 0 Comments

Commencement will be held for the Lenox High School Class of 2021 on Sunday, May 23 at 2:30 p.m. in the high school gym. There are 29 graduating this year. See a salute to the graduates in this week’s Lenox Time Table. Congratulations Class of 2021!

Lenox Alumni Banquet Set for May 29

By Editor | April 27, 2021 | 0 Comments

Lenox is planning their annual High School Alumni Banquet for Saturday, May 29, 5:30 p.m. at the Lenox High School Gym. They were unable to have the banquet last year and will be honoring the classes from last year as well as this year. Classes honored will be: ’60 and ’61 (60 years); ’70 and…

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Clearfield City Council deals with junk cars; wages; councilmember resignation

By Editor | June 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Clearfield City Council heard from residents about junk cars and dust, community improvement projects, approved wages for the 2021-22 fiscal year, and accepted the resignation of a council member at their June 16 meeting. Jerry and Vicky Mattson were present to ask about a property that continues to bring in junk cars and what…

Lenox City Council updated on library project; approves increases in gas and garbage fees

By Editor | June 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Lenox City Council was updated on the progress of library repairs, approved purchasing a track loader, and approved rate increases on garbage landfill fees and natural gas at their June 14 meeting. Allison Kitzman, city administrator, gave an update on library repairs. When the contractor was working on the bump-out on the southeast corner…

Celine Beggs hired as AmeriCorps 4-H Outreach Director for ISU Extension and Outreach

By Editor | June 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

Celine Beggs has been selected as the program director of AmeriCorps 4-H Outreach with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach effective June 21, 2021. As the AmeriCorps 4-H Outreach program director, Beggs will oversee a $1.2 million grant that allows Iowa 4-H to place approximately 52 members in youth-serving host sites across the state. Beggs…

Lenox Rodeo slated for July 22-23-24

By Editor | June 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

The 76th annual Lenox Rodeo is just a month away and the Lenox Stock and Saddle Club is planning a full three days of rodeo activity for July 22-23-24. There will be a couple things missing this year. Mutton bustin’ and steer riding for the kids will not be back this year. Steers are hard…

Taylor County Ringnecks Pheasants Forever annual Kids’ Fishing Day

By Editor | June 8, 2021 | 0 Comments

Taylor County Ringnecks Pheasants Forever held their annual Kids’ Fishing Day on Sunday at Sands Timber Recreation Area. Prizes were given for the biggest and smallest fish in length, and the most fish caught in age groups 6-10 and 11-15.

Lenox Neighborhood Center receives $2,454 grant for food pantry needs

By Editor | May 18, 2021 | 0 Comments

Lenox Neighborhood Center has received a grant totaling $2,454 through the CARES act from the federal government. The grant will reimburse the food pantry for food they have purchased over the last year as well as future costs in stocking the pantry. The first grant was for $1,454 and came in March. Lisa Tiepelman, Lenox…

Library renovation progresses; projected costs reviewed for walking trail

By Editor | May 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

Lenox City Council heard updates on the library renovation, sesquicentennial celebration, and reviewed costs for updating the tennis courts and construction of a walking trail to the golf course at their April 26 meeting. Library renovation City administrator, Allison Kitzman, met with the contractor, engineer, and library director to discuss library repairs. Kitzman said they…

Walk-in COVID vaccine clinic schedule

By Editor | April 27, 2021 | 0 Comments

Taylor and Adams County Public Health will be transitioning to walk-in clinics starting now through the month of May.  Currently they will be available at the following locations on the given day/time: TAYLOR COUNTY, UNITED CHRISTIAN PRESBRYTRIAN CHURCH – BEDFORD Wednesday, May 5th, 1 – 6pm Saturday, May 8th, 9am – 3pm Wednesday, May 12th 1…

Clearfield City Council votes to borrow money to pay gas bill

By Editor | March 9, 2021 | 0 Comments

Clearfield City Council met in special session on Tuesday, March 2 to discuss the high natural gas bill for February. The council voted to borrow $135,000 from State Savings Bank for up to six months. The mayor and city clerk will sign the loan papers. The council also approved to serve as fiscal sponsor for…

New office hours for LMU starting March 8

By Editor | February 23, 2021 | 0 Comments

Lenox Municipal Utilities Board approved a change in office hours, water rate study, customer support agreement for the generator, and asked for direction on where to spend the economic dollars available at their February 11 meeting. The board approved the resignation of Brooke Pafford effective March 5. Office employees Jamie Brown and Trisha Mains did…

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Tigers move up to #13 in POI rankings

By Editor | June 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Lenox softball team continues to move up in the POI rankings with another winning week and now stand at 13th in the polls. On Monday, they defeated Stanton 14-2. The Tigers started out strong getting two runs in the first before loading the scoreboard in the third with seven runs. They added another five…

Tigers split games for the week

By Editor | June 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Tiger baseball team split games this week defeating Stanton, losing to Roland-Story in a double header, winning against Clarke, losing to Martensdale-St. Mary’s, and losing to Ankeny Christian and winning against Adair Casey Guthrie Center in the Saturday tournament. The Tiger shut out Stanton on Monday in a 11-0 win. The Tigers scored runs…

Tiger Boys Take Down Bedford

By Editor | January 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

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.…

The Lenox Time Table Obituaries

June 23, 2021 Dan Jordan, 62

By Editor | June 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

Dan Jordan, 62, of Lenox, Iowa passed away Thursday, June 10, 2021 at his home. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at Pearson Family Funeral Service & Cremation Center, 809 West Montgomery Street, Creston, Iowa. Reverend Tim Maxa and Pastor Mitch Green will officiate. The family will…

June 09, 2021 Ron Rogers, 77

By Editor | June 11, 2021 | 0 Comments

Ron Rogers, 77 Funeral Celebration of Life Services for Ron Rogers, age 77, of Creston, formerly of Lenox, who passed away Friday, May 28, 2021 in Des Moines, Iowa was held Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at 10:30 AM at the First Baptist Church in Creston. Visitation was at the church on Tuesday, from 3:00 PM…

Darlene June Peterson

By Editor | June 11, 2021 | 0 Comments

Darlene June Peterson Darlene June Peterson, the daughter of Dorothy Darleen (Neill) and Vern Wilmarth was born June 23, 1937 in rural Adams County, Iowa. Darleen attended school in Douglas #6 (first through eigth grade) and High School in Corning (home of the Red Raiders). She was honored as homecoming queen her senior year. During…

John Harm Johnson

By Editor | June 11, 2021 | 0 Comments

On Sunday, June 6, 2021, John Harm Johnson, loving husband and father of three daughters graduated to glory and is now walking the streets of gold in his heavenly home. He and his wife Lorine, who passed away in January, are holding hands again. John was born on January 18, 1923 in Brookings, SD to…

June 02, 2021 Mary Vasquez, 68

By Editor | June 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

Memorial Services for Mary Vasquez, age 68 of Lenox who passed away Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at the Lenox Care Center were held Saturday, May 29, 2021 at 3:00 PM at the Ritchie Funeral Home in Lenox. Memorials may be given in Mary’s name. Memories may be shared at www.ritchiefuneralhome.com. Arrangements were entrusted to the…

Phyllis Gourley, 85

By Editor | June 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

Funeral Celebration of Life Services for Phyllis Gourley, age 85, of Lenox, who passed away Friday, May 28, 2021 at the Lenox Care Center will be held Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at 11:00 AM at the Lenox United Methodist Church. Visitation will be held at the church from 9:00 AM until service time with the…

April 05-2021 Joan Thompson, 91

By Editor | May 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

Celebration of Life Services for Joan Thompson, age 91 formerly of Lenox who passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at The Taylor Hospice House in Des Moines was held Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 1:00 PM at the United Methodist Church in Lenox. Open visitation was Friday at the Ritchie Funeral Home 3 to 6…

Isabelle Jenkins, 90

By Editor | May 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

Isabelle Jenkins, 90, of Lenox, Iowa, passed away Monday, April 26, 2021 at Vintage Park Assisted Living, Lenox, Iowa. Funeral Services were 10:30 A.M., Saturday, May 1, 2021, at the Lenox Presbyterian Church, Lenox, Iowa, with Rev. Tim Maxa officiating. Burial was in the North Fairview Cemetery, Lenox, Iowa. Pearson Family Funeral Service & Cremation…

Joyce Oliphant, 75

By Editor | May 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

Memorial Cele-bration of Life Services for Joyce Oliphant, age 75 of Lenox who passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at Iowa Methodist in Des Moines was held Monday, May 3, 2021 at 11:00 AM at the United Methodist Church in Lenox. The family greeted friends one hour prior to services. Private family interment of ashes…

Debbie Hogan, 59

By Editor | May 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

Debbie Hogan, 59, of Corning entered eternal rest on Friday, April 30, 2021 at the Lenox Care Center in Lenox, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at the St. Patrick Catholic Church in Corning. Father Dan Siepker as Celebrant. Burial will follow in the Calvary Cemetery in Corning.…