St. Patrick’s Cookie Carnival set for this Saturday

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St. Patrick’s Catholic Church will have its annual Cookie Carnival this Saturday, Dec. 7. It starts at 10 a.m. and containers are $10 each. Pick up a container or two and fill them with homemade Christmas cookies and candies for the holidays. If you can’t get to the church, you can all in an order…

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The Lenox Sensations Dance/Drill Team 1 Ratings for both Contemporary And Pom Dances
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This is the Lenox Sensations 2nd year of going to state competition, receiving a 1 rating for class 1 contemporary and a 1 rating for class 1 pom routines. Students for the Contemporary Dance 1 rating at state are: Eva Jordan, Bailey Miller Devon England, Cassidy Weaver, Ashlee David, Austen David, Hailley Gregg, Mahaley Groves,…

Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation to Provide Holiday Meals for Struggling Iowans
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Iowa Select Farms and the Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation announce the locations of Operation Christmas Meal, a free pork loin giveaway for families who aren’t planning a Christmas meal due to insufficient funds. This year, Operation Christmas Meal will give away 18,000 boneless pork loins roasts at 14 different events across Iowa. In addition,…

Pay revision for sporting event officials
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The Lenox School Board approved revisions in pay for officials at sporting events at their monthly meeting on November 13. Jenn Miller gave a presentation on the National Honor Society program, the board approved new hires and fundraisers, and reviewed information for the IJAG program. Mandy Stoaks, co-athletic director, provided the board with a comparison…

Honoring our veterans on Veterans’ Day
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Doug Junker was the featured speaker for the Veterans’ Day program at the Lenox School. Doug, a veteran, spoke about those he has met in his life and the impact their stories about serving our country has had on him. His two favorite quotes for Veteran’s Day were: “This nation will remain the land of…

Lenox School Board accepts early retirement request; reviews work session
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Lenox School Board approved the early retirement request from longtime teacher, Karl Peterson, at their monthly meeting on October 9 . Karl has been a teacher at Lenox School since 19984. Karl is retiring from all contracted positions with the school district. He is eligible for the district’s early retirement benefits. The board approved a…

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

LMU celebrates Earth Day on April 15
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Lenox Municipal Utilities invited the third grade students from Lenox Elementary School to join them in celebrating Earth Day on April 15, 2019. Earth Day is a day designed to inspire awareness and appreciation for the earth’s environment, this was the 49th anniversary of Earth Day. Forty-eight students, Ms. Still, Ms. Reichs and support staff…

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Grapplers Win at Central Decatur
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By Jason Bucher On Thursday, December 5th, the Bedford/Lenox wrestling squad traveled to Leon and began their season with two wins over Central Decatur and Wayne. The Bedford/Lenox squad won in dominating fashion, 60-18 over Central Decatur. Mizael Gomez (106 lbs) started things off with a pin at the 3:33 mark over Crawford. Colby Nelson…

Tigers Take Down OM
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By Tyler Peterson The Lenox Tiger basketball teams were in action last Tuesday night in Lenox in the home opener for both the guys and gals. In the first action it was the ladies taking down Orient-Macksburg by a final score of 58-26. For the second straight game the Tigers never trailed as they jumped…

Tigers Take Down OM
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By Tyler Peterson The Lenox Tiger young men picked up where the girls left off and jumped out to a 23-0 lead in the first quarter of their season against OM on Tuesday as well. The quick offense coupled with strong rebounding and passing helped first year coach Curtis Fisher to notch his first Tiger…

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

12-11-2019 Donna Smithson, 81
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Donna Smithson, 81 Funeral Celebration of Life Services for Donna Smithson, age 81, of Lenox, who passed away Thursday, December 5, 2019 at the Clearview Home in Mount Ayr, Iowa was held Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the Lenox United Presbyterian Church. Visitation was Monday at the Ritchie Funeral Home from 3…

Jake Larson, 90
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Jake Larson, 90 Visitation for Jake Larson, age 90, of Lenox, Iowa will be held Thursday, December 12, 2019 at the Ritchie Funeral Home in Lenox from 5:00 to 7:00 PM with the family greeting friends. Private family interment of ashes will be held at a later date in North Fairview Cemetery in Lenox. In…

Margery Carruthers Lemon, 88
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Margery Carruthers Lemon, 88 Funeral Celebration of Life Services for Margery Carruthers Lemon, age 88, of Lenox, who passed away Saturday at the Lenox Care Center will be held Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the Lenox Christian Church. Visitation will be held at the church Saturday morning from 9:00 AM until service…

November 27
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Wayne Beck, 92 Funeral Celebration of Life Services for Wayne Beck, age 92, of Lenox, who passed away Monday at Creston Specialty Care will be held Friday at 11:00 AM at the United Methodist Church in Lenox. Visitation will be held Thursday at the Ritchie Funeral Home in Lenox from 3 to 7 with the…

November 20, 2019
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David Allen Bell, 74 David Allen Bell, age 74, of Lenox passed away on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019 at his home. David was born on January 28, 1945 in Worth County, Mo. to William E. Bell and Ora Alice (Zollman) Bell. The family moved to farm near Blockton, Iowa in 1947. David graduated from Bedford…

November 13, 2019
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Dale Weaver, 68 Funeral Celebration of Life Services for Dale Weaver, age 68, of Lenox, who passed away late Thursday evening at the Greater Regional Hospice Home was held Monday, November 11, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the Lenox Community Center. Visitation was Sunday from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at the Community Center. In lieu…

Mike Marshall, 56
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Funeral Celebration of Life Services for Mike Marshall, age 56, of Lenox, who passed away October 29, 2019 were held Friday, November 8, 2019 at 10:30 AM at the United Presbyterian Church in Lenox. Interment was held at the Grove Cemetery in rural Taylor County, Iowa. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be…

Nellie Francis Scott, 87
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Nellie Francis Scott in the company of her loving family peacefully left this life November 5, 2019.  A visitation and funeral service was Saturday November 9, 10:00 am at the Cummings Funeral Home, Bedford Iowa.  The graveside service were held at Washington Township Cemetery, Gravity, Iowa.  Friends and family gathered after at the Gravity Community…

Levern Louis Reynolds (Verne), 96
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Born October 29, 1923, Verne left us on October 31, 2019, following his 96th birthday. Verne was a pilot, and a poet, who wrote of death as a final magnificent flight through the Rainbow and on into the Universe that only the Hubble telescope has seen so far. He did not fear death, but welcomed…

November 06, 2019 Tommy L. (T.L.) Henderson, 76
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Tommy L. (T.L.) Henderson, 76 Tommy L. (T.L.) Henderson, beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away at age 76 on Sunday, October 27, 2019 in his son’s home in Austin, Texas surrounded by his family and his dog. T.L. was born on August 16, 1943, in Leon, Iowa and was raised in the Clearfield and…