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Operation Santa program offered by Postal service

By Editor | November 16, 2021 |

Starting November 1, the Postal Service started accepting letters for Operation Santa program. Letters must be postmarked by December 10, and will be uploaded to USPSOperationSanta.com through December 15 for potential adoption. Customer participation in USPS Operation Santa is simple. All they have to do is write a letter, put it in an envelope affixed…

TCPH schedules Vaccination clinic

By Editor | November 16, 2021 |

Taylor County Public Health has scheduled Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic in Taylor County on Saturday, Nov. 20. It will be held at the United Christian-Presbyterian Church west of Bedford from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Vaccinations are available to all eligible residents 12 years of age and older. Initial and booster doses are available for Pfizer,…

Lenox Bright Lights & Shining Hospitality

By Editor | October 19, 2021 |

Ready or not, the time is coming to start gearing up for the Bright Lights in the park. The Lenox Park has been lit up for Christmas for over 35 years. This is a community project with businesses, organizations, school and community members working together to make the holiday season just a little bit brighter.…

PF to host Kids’ Fishing Day June 6

By Editor | June 1, 2021 |

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 |

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 |

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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School board approves early retirement; FFA students highlight convention

By Editor | November 23, 2021 |

The Lenox School Board accepted the resignation of longtime teacher Diane Lange, heard a report from FFA students on their trip to the national convention, approved new hires, changed the amount of time for maternity leave, and talked about a natural gas risk pool at their monthly meeting on November 10. Diane Lange submitted an…

Clearfield City Council purchases extra pump, moves forward on abatements

By Editor | November 23, 2021 |

Clearfield City Council approved to purchase a backup pump, agreed to move forward on abatements, and talked about a complaint on low-hanging tree limbs at their November 17 meeting. Jerry Mattson, public works, talked to the council about purchasing an extra pump. He said it would take about three months to get one. The cost…

Fundraiser at the Lenox School

By Editor | November 23, 2021 |

Bright Lights Shining Hospitality season kicks off November 26

By Editor | November 23, 2021 |

It won’t be hard to find something to do during the holiday season in Lenox. From the Christmas Carnival and park lighting, to crafting events at the depot, Bright Lights Cruise Up Main Street, and holiday reception, the holiday spirit will be shining for the 35th annual Bright Lights and Shining Hospitality season. Holiday events…

Lenox Area Chamber’s annual Trunk or Treat

By Editor | November 2, 2021 |

Lenox FFA

By Editor | October 12, 2021 |

Construction updates given at school board meeting

By Editor | September 14, 2021 |

Construction updates, hirings, retaking of classes and class rank, were some of the business to come before the Lenox School Board on September 8. Drew from Estes Construction gave an update on the school project. Athletic field upgrades should be done before September 22. The paving contractor for the parking lot is scheduled to come…

Iowa PBS announces new Iowa Press moderator

By Editor | September 7, 2021 |

Kay Henderson, dean of the Iowa Capitol press corps, takes over September 17. Kay Henderson, dean of the Iowa Capitol press corps, takes over September 17 Kay Henderson, the dean of the Iowa Capitol press corps and long-time guest panelist on Iowa Press, will be the next host and moderator of the Iowa PBS public…

Candidates can begin filing for City, school board for Nov. 2 election

By Editor | August 24, 2021 |

Mayor, city council, and school board will be on the ballot for the November 2, 2021 election. Seats for up election include: Lenox, mayor and two council seats. Rosa Cruz and Tyson Brown are council members with terms expiring at the end of the year. In Bedford, mayor and all five council seats. Blockton has…

Lenox American Legion Auxilairy

By Editor | August 24, 2021 |

Lenox American Legion Auxiliary members met for a social evening on Tuesday, August 10th at St. Patrick Catholic Church. The following ladies enjoyed sampling delicious snacks throughout the evening: Linda Weeber, Linda Christensen, Maggie Peterson and Hoyt, Bethany Christensen, Jennie Tyler, Lahni Jean Robinson, Peggy Brown and Kathy Ecklin. 2021-22 handbooks were passed out to…

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Fall Sports Season Team Awards

By Editor | November 23, 2021 |

By Tyler Peterson The Lenox Tiger athletes had their fall sports banquet this past week, and the team awards were announced. Several well deserving student athletes were selected by their teammates and coaches with honors of Most Valuable Player (MVP), and Most Improved Player (MIP). Freshman Sadie Cox was selected as the 2021 Volleyball MVP,…

Tiger Volleyball Heads to the Postseason

By Editor | October 19, 2021 |

By Tyler Peterson The Lenox Tiger volleyball team finished up the conference tournament this past week, and are headed to the postseason. The Tigers drew Wayne in the opening round of the Pride of Iowa Conference Volleyball Tournament. The Tigers, who are playing their best ball at the right time, took care of the Falcons…

Tigers Crowned District Champs

By Editor | October 19, 2021 |

By Tyler Peterson The Lenox Tiger football team was crowned District Nine Champion last Friday night after they won a double overtime thriller over Fremont-Mills. The Tigers finished off their perfect regular season with the best overall team effort in a single game all year. Up to last week’s matchup the Tiger starters hadn’t played a…

Tiger Volleyball Tacks on a Win

By Editor | September 28, 2021 |

By Tyler Peterson The Lenox Tiger volleyball team had a big day on the road this weekend traveling to Corning to compete in the Southwest Valley Tournament. The Tigers fell in their first set of the day to Southwest Valley 21-16, won the second 21-11, and fell in the last set 15-13 to lose the…

Tiger Volleyball Looks to Turn a Corner

By Editor | September 14, 2021 |

By Tyler Peterson The Lenox Tiger Volleyball team had a tough past week, and are looking to turn a corner in their season to get back on track. The Tigers traveled to Bedford after the Labor Day weekend, and fell three sets to one in the Pride of Iowa match. The Tigers dropped the first set…

The Lenox Time Table Obituaries

November 24, 2021 Grace E. Reynolds, 82

By Editor | November 23, 2021 |

Grace E. Reynolds, 82, of Lincoln, Nebraska, died October 18, 2021. She was born May 23, 1939, in Ketchikan, Alaska to Carl & Elsie (Billingsley) Campbell. Grace was a homemaker, a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Family members include daughters, Vickie Bahl (Roch), Sherry Lannin (Ron), Terri Sutten (John); grandchildren, Elizabeth Bahl, Ashly Eickmeier (Adam),…

Cindy Trost, 70

By Editor | November 23, 2021 |

Memorial Cele-bration of Life Services for Cindy Trost, age 70, of Lenox, who passed away Monday, November 15, 2021, in Des Moines was held Friday, November 19, 2021 at the Lenox Community Center at 3:00 PM.  Visitation with the family greeting friends followed the Memorial Service.  Memorials may be given in Cindy’s name. Memories may…

November 17, 2021 William Robert Parrish, 76

By Editor | November 16, 2021 |

William Robert Parrish, 76, of St Augustine, passed away on November 10, 2021 at the Bailey Family Center for Caring with his family by his side. He was born and raised in Clearfield, Iowa. William proudly served his country for 4 years in the U.S. Army. After serving he worked as a farmer along side…

November 10, 2021 Verla Deene Morey Monk

By Editor | November 9, 2021 |

Verla Deene Morey Monk, born on May 31, 1928 in Clearfield, Iowa passed peacefully on October 21, 2021 in Hiawatha, IA at the age of 93. She was preceded in death by her parents, Hazel & Eugene Morey, her husband, Darrel Monk and daughter Virginia Millemon. On June 7, 1947 Darrel and Verla were united…

November 03, 2021 Susan Fulk Agans, 79

By Editor | November 2, 2021 |

Susan Fulk Agans, 79, of Lenox, died Friday, October 15, 2021 at the Greater Regional Hospice House in Creston, IA. A community celebration will be Saturday, November 6, 2021, at the Lenox Community Center, with the family greeting friends from 3 to 5 p.m. and a prayer service at 5 p.m. Following the family visitation…

October 06, 2021 Carol LaVonne Campbell

By Editor | October 5, 2021 |

Carol LaVonne Campbell June 4, 1937 – October 2, 2021 Carol was born in Lenox, Iowa and graduated high school from there in 1955. She worked in many administrative roles in Denver, CO, the Iowa Girls Athletic Association (she was very passionate about 6 on 6 girls’ basketball), Iowa Methodist Medical Center, the Des Moines…

Madelene Nelson

By Editor | October 5, 2021 |

Madelene Nelson, 84 Memorial services for Madelene Nelson, age 84, formerly of Lenox, who died Saturday, September 25, 2021 at Mt. Ayr Healthcare in Mount Ayr was held on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at East Fairview Cemetery in Lenox. Visitation was one hour prior to services at Ritchie Funeral Home in Lenox.…

September 22, 2021 Marilyn Beck, 84

By Editor | September 21, 2021 |

Funeral Celebration of Life Services for Marilyn Beck, age 84, of Lenox, who passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021 at the Lenox Care Center will be held Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 10:30 AM at the Lenox United Methodist Church. Visitation will be held at the Ritchie Funeral Home on Tuesday from 3 to 7…

James (Jimmy) Rogers

By Editor | September 21, 2021 |

James (Jimmy) Rogers passed away peacefully at the Clearview Home in Mt. Ayr on September 11th and went to be with his Lord at the age of 75 years. Jimmy was born in St. Joseph, MO, on November 9th, 1945, to Dorothy and James Deardorff. Upon the sudden death of his mother at an early…

September 08, 2021 Dick Van Gelder

By Editor | September 7, 2021 |

Dick Van Gelder, 96 Funeral Celebration of Life Services for Dick Van Gelder, age 96 of Lenox, who passed away Saturday, August 28, 2021 was at 10:00 AM on Thursday, September 2, 2021 at the Lenox United Presbyterian Church. Visitation with the family greeting friends will be one hour prior to services. Interment with military…