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Work begins on renovating exterior of Lenox Library
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Renovation of the Lenox Library started last week with the removal of the veneer finish on the exterior of the building. Allison Kitzman, city administrator, said she was not surprised at the condition of the building under the veneer. They knew it has been leaking for some time. They have asked several contractors to look…

School board accepts resignation of Long-time teacher
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The Lenox School Board accepted the resignation of long-time teacher, Dave Koets, at their monthly meeting on August 14. The board also accepted other resignations, approved open enrollment request, approved new hires, and set a date for a work session. Dave Koets, junior high/high school math and P.E. teacher, submitted his resignation after teaching in…

Culpepper & Merriwether Circus Coming to Lenox
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Thanks to the sponsorship of the Lenox Area Chamber, Culpepper and Merriwether Circus, America’s Favorite Big Top Circus, is coming to Lenox on Wednesday, August 28 to the Lenox Rodeo Grounds. The first show will be run from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. and the second show will be from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. C&M Circus…

New council member appointed at August meeting
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The Lenox City Council reviewed the engineering contract for an upcoming project at the Lenox Golf Course at their August 12 meeting. The council also filled a vacancy on the council, made appointments to several boards, and set a public hearing date for an urban renewal plan. Jeff Godwin from Snyder and Associated was present…

Public hearing set to include trailer park in urban renewal area for housing development
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The Lenox City Council will hold a public hearing on September 9 at city hall for an amendment to the current 2019 Urban Renewal Plan to include the Lenox Trailer Park at the south edge of Lenox. When the city had their comprehensive plan done, they identified two areas: the need to do something about…

The Lenox Time Table Sports

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

August 21, 2019
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Ray, or “Papa” Fisher Ray, or “Papa” Fisher, was a true jack of all trades and a culinary expert; known as a chicken noodle master chef, a biscuit and gravy extraordinaire, and an award-winning pie cruster. He was an avid golfer, bowling champ and a master of wit; a businessman and a social servant.  He…

08-14-2019
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Marjorie Irene Long –   Marjorie Long passed away at th Lenox Care Center in Lenox, Iowa, on August 4, 2019.  Marjorie was born in Iowa City, the daughter of Hollis “Bing” and Elizabeth Ialene (McKee) Freshour. She was a resident of the Glenwood State School from the time she was 3 years old until…

July 24, 2019
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Delbert Routh Delbert Routh, loving husband and father of two children, passed away at age 88, just shy of his 89th birthday. Delbert quietly left this earth to join the heavens on July 20, 2019 at 1:10 P.M. in Mt. Ayr, Iowa. Delbert was born on August 24, 1930 on the family farm near Diagonal,…

June 26
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Norvan D. Brown, 66, of Lenox, Iowa passed away Friday, June 21, 2019 at Unity Point Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, IA,surrounded by his wife and children. Services will be 2:00 PM, Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at the Lenox Presbyterian Church, 405 W. Michigan Street, Lenox, IA, Rev. Tim Maxa Officiating. Visitation is…

John Alan Robbins
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John Alan Robbins was born on May14, 1935 in Buchanan, Michigan to parents Lynn Robbins and Almena “Minnie” Robbins and grew up working on the “Frog Hollow” orchard. John was very involved in 4-H growing up and loved showing his animals at the fair. He earned varsity letters in football, baseball, and track before graduating…

Beverly Ann Hogue, 87
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Beverly Ann Hogue, 87, of Lenox, IA passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at EveryStep Hospice House in Creston, IA. Graveside services was 3:00 PM, Thursday, June 20, 2019 at the West Fairview Cemetery in Lenox. Pastor Karla Lyddon, Officiating. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Lenox Public Library, Lenox Christian Church or EveryStep…

Butch Cordell, 85
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A Memorial Celebration of Life Visitation for Butch Cordell, age 85, of Clearfield, formerly of Lenox, who passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019, at the Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston was held Wednesday, June19, 2019, from 5 to 7 PM with a Memorial Service at 6:45 PM at the Ritchie Funeral Home in Lenox.…

David Craig England
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David Craig England David Craig England was born May 13, 1951, the eldest child to loving and devoted parents, Mary Lou Votava England and Paul ‘Buck’ Martin England. Dave grew up on farmsteads surrounding Clearfield and later graduated from Clearfield High School in 1969. On February 14, 1971 Dave married the neighbor girl who lived…

June 05, 2019
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Joseph R Everhart Joseph Raymond Everhart was born April 21, 1942 to William Ezra and Mary Iva (Weatherman) Everhart at a farmhouse in Bedison, Missouri. He attended Udora Country School from first grade to eighth grade. He then attended high school at Quitman for ninth and tenth grade and later attended Clearmont for eleventh and…

Velma Jane Huntington Levi
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Velma Jane Huntington Levi was one of identical twin girls born on October 24, 1920, to Ada (LaPorte) Huntington and Franklin Huntington. The twins were born on a farm near Brooks, Iowa. Velma attended a country school, Jasper No. 2, in Adams County. When the twins were in eighth grade, their school teacher had them…