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Taylor County Assessor resigns to become Montgomery Co. Assessor

By Editor | May 17, 2022 |

Sharon Dalton has resigned as Taylor County Assessor and has accepted the assessor’s position in Montgomery County. Her last day will be June 3. She has worked in the Taylor County Assessor’s office for more than 20 years. She started as a clerk in 2001 and became deputy assessor in 2007. In 2010, she became…

Taylor County American Legion Family

By Editor | April 5, 2022 |

The Taylor County American Legion Family will meet on April 11, 2002, 6:00 pm at the Bedford American Legion Hall. This is a pot luck dinner. Please bring your own table service.

Lenox PTO plans Spirit Night

By Editor | April 5, 2022 |

The Lenox PTO will have Spirit Night on April 8 from 5-7 p.m. at Tiger Den in Lenox. Come and enjoy great food with family and friends. There will be a pulled pork special. Let PTO serve you. Part of the proceeds will go towards Lenox Steam (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics Programs and…

Legislative coffee in Lenox

By Editor | February 22, 2022 |

Cecil Dolecheck, State Representative, and Mark Costello, State Senator, will hold a legislative coffee on Friday, Feb. 25 at Lenox City Hall from 7-8 p.m.

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Taylor County Cattlemen promote Beef Month through activities and events

By Editor | May 17, 2022 |

May is Beef Month in Iowa and across the country. Taylor County Cattlemen play an active role in promoting beef in the county through donations and events. Recently, they donated half a beef each to the Taylor County Neighborhood Center in Bedford and the Lenox Neighborhood Center. They used Zeb’s Smokehouse to get the meat…

Sesquicentennial activities

By Editor | May 17, 2022 |

As part of the Lenox Sesquicentennial activities, a “Yesteryear Parade” is planned for Friday night, July 1 and an Auto and Tractor Show Off on Saturday, July 2. Enter your vintage vehicles, tractors, machinery, or maybe build an old fashioned float with chicken wire, napkins, and spray paint to enter in the parade to celebrate…

Electric, water rates increase

By Editor | May 17, 2022 |

Rate increases for electricity and water were approved by the Board of Trustees of the Lenox Municipal Utilities at their monthly meeting on May 12. John Borland, LMU manager, said CIPCO raised their rates and notified them in mid-April. CIPCO said they are partly feeling the effects of the Texas freeze in February of 2021…

Pool manager hired; speed control discussed on Temple, Ohio Streets

By Editor | May 17, 2022 |

Hiring a pool manager, approval of engineering agreement, and suggestions for speed control on Temple Street came before the Lenox City Council on May 9. Jaela Cox was hired as pool manager. She served as co-manager last summer. The council agreed to pay her $13.00 per hour since she will be the only manager this…

Updated polling place reminders coming soon to Taylor County voters’ mailboxes

By Editor | May 17, 2022 |

Taylor County Auditor Bethany Murphy reminds voters that some polling places have changed due to recent redistricting across the state. Iowans whose polling place has changed should be on the lookout for a postcard in the mail informing them of the new location. Taylor County will work with the Iowa Secretary of State to send…

Lenox Walking Trail gets boost in funding with $100,000 Wellmark grant

By Editor | May 10, 2022 |

The first two segments of the walking train extension in Lenox are on track to be completed next summer. These segments include sidewalk/walking trail from the intersection of Locust and Iowa Street to Van Buren Street with a spur over to the newly-renovated tennis court area on Illinois Street. The projected cost of these segments/phases…

Diane Lange is recipient of IMT, WHO-13 Golden Apple Award

By Editor | March 22, 2022 |

One very special teacher received one very special award on Monday at Lenox School. Diane Lange received the Golden Apple Award, a special recognition given to teachers for excellence in teaching and leadership. Diane was one of only nine teachers to receive this award in the state of Iowa in 2022 from WHO Channel 13…

Iowa Ag Secretary visits Taylor County

By Editor | March 22, 2022 |

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig visited New Market March 9 and met with area farmers and soil conservation district commissioners and employees for a round table discussion at the community center. About 20 were in attendance with talks centered around the Southern Iowa Land Use Conversion Project. Taylor County has been awarded three year…

Staff retention bonuses, non-renewal of shared wrestling program approved by Lenox school board

By Editor | March 15, 2022 |

The Lenox School Board took a tour of the facilities under construction, approved staff retention bonuses, filled several open positions, and dissolved shared wrestling program with Bedford at their March 9 monthly meeting. Adam Hawxby from Estes took the board and administration on a tour of the new facilities. Drywall has started in the athletic…

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Tiger Track Stars Will Return to Drake

By Editor | May 17, 2022 |

Several Lenox Tiger track athletes will run, jump, and throw at the state track meet at Drake Stadium in Des Moines this week.  These kids punched their tickets Thursday the 12th at the district track meet held in Tabor, but before we get to the state qualifying meet below is a rundown of the place winners…

Basketball Comes to a Close

By Editor | February 22, 2022 |

By Tyler Peterson The Lenox Tiger boys and girls basketball teams each bowed out of postseason play this past week to bring their 2021-2022 seasons to a close. Monday the 14th the boys traveled to take on the Stanton Vikings in the first round of district play and fell to the home team by nine…

England, Stein, Cox Compete at State

By Editor | February 22, 2022 |

By Jason Bucher On Thursday three Bedford/Lenox wrestlers made the trip to Des Moines to compete in the Class 1A state wrestling tournament at Wells Fargo. To make it to state is an accomplishment in its own as your are one of sixteen wrestlers in your weight group to qualify. Freshmen Chase England (120 lbs),…

District Wrestling Sends Three to State

By Editor | February 15, 2022 |

by Jason Bucher On Saturday six Bedford/Lenox wrestlers traveled to Underwood for the Class 1A District 6 meet with a chance top advance to the state meet in Des Moines at Wells Fargo. Junior Jake Cox (182 lbs), freshmen Chase England (120 lbs) and Dylan Stein (126 lbs) all punched their ticket to state on…

Tiger Ladies Win and Advance

By Editor | February 15, 2022 |

By Tyler Peterson Monday the 7th the Lady Tigers had their final regular season game of the season at Corner Conference Champion and undefeated Stanton. The Tigers jumped out to a quick lead in the first quarter outsourcing the Viqueens 15-9. Stanton turned the tide in the second quarter, outshooting the Tigers 17-9 for a…

Bedford/Lenox Sends Six to Districts

By Editor | February 8, 2022 |

On Saturday the Bedford/Lenox squad competed in Class 1A Sectional 12 wrestling at Riverside. The team accumulated 187 points to place second behind the host team Riverside with 209 points. West Central Valley finished in third with 169 points, followed by AC/GC with 166 points, Southwest Valley 132.5 points, East Union 82 points, East Mills…

Lenox Boys Do Something That’s Never Been Done

By Editor | February 8, 2022 |

By Tyler Peterson The Lenox Tiger boys basketball team had a three game home stand this week as well that started with a win over East Union, a loss to Lamoni, and a historic win over Nodaway Valley. Monday the Tigers welcomed rival East Union to town and were in control all night long: 18-6…

Bedford/Lenox Wins Quad State Classic

By Editor | February 1, 2022 |

The Bedford/Lenox wrestling squad continues to impress. On Saturday they took care of business in Maryville winning the Quad State Classic with 254 points. Sabetha 223, Winnetonka 125, Maryville 91 and Mount Ayr 81 rounded out the top five. The Bedford/Lenox JV squad earned 37 points to finish in tenth place out of fifteen teams…

The Lenox Time Table Obituaries

May 18, 2022 Gary Lee Gourley, 59

By Editor | May 17, 2022 |

Gary Lee Gourley, 59, of Shawnee, KS, passed away on May 10, 2022 surrounded by his family at Olathe Medical Center. Gary was born on October 13, 1962 to John and Phyllis Gourley in Corning, IA. After graduating from Lenox High School in 1981, he went on to study science and teaching at Northwest Missouri…

May 11, 2022 Elizabeth Brokaw, 92

By Editor | May 10, 2022 |

Funeral Celebration of Life Services for Elizabeth Brokaw, age 92 of Lenox who passed away Wednesday at the Lenox Care Center was held Monday, May 9, 2022 at 11:00 AM at the Area Bible Fellowship Church in Clearfield.  Open visitation was held Sunday at the Ritchie Funeral Home in Lenox from 3 PM to 5…

April 4, 2022 Jeremiah Ferguson

By Editor | May 3, 2022 |

Memorial celebration of life services for Jeremiah Ferguson, who passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at Clearview Home in Mount Ayr were held Friday, April 29, 2022 at 11:00 AM at the Lenox United Presbyterian Church.  Military Honors will be accorded at the church after the services.  Memorials may be given in his name or…

April 27, 2022, Alan Sobotka, 72

By Editor | April 26, 2022 |

Funeral Services for Alan Sobotka, age  72 of Anamosa, who died Wednesday April 20, 2022 at the Anamosa Care Center will be held Saturday April 23, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at the Ritchie Funeral Home in Lenox.  Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.  Interment will…

April 06, 2022, Dwight Nook, 93

By Editor | April 5, 2022 |

Funeral Celebration of Life Services for Dwight Nook, age 93, of Lenox, who passed away Monday, March 28, 2022, in Mount Ayr will be held Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at 11:00 AM at the Lenox United Methodist Church. Visitation will be held Tuesday morning at the church from 9:00 AM until service time with the…

March 23,2022 Gladys Katherine (Beck) Huber

By Editor | March 22, 2022 |

Gladys Katherine (Beck) Huber was born on April 3, 1930, to Adolph and Sylvia (Short) Beck. Gladys was the second child, with an older sister Floy, a younger brother James, and a younger sister Velda. Gladys went home to be with Jesus on March 18, 2022. She grew up on the Beck family farm, 4…

Arnold Marion Karas, 88

By Editor | March 22, 2022 |

Arnold Marion Karas, Age 88, loving father of four and faithful husband to wife Artha Rae Riggle Karas, passed away at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Denton Texas on Tuesday, March 8, 2022. Arnold was born to Gilbert Marion Karas and Rosa Alvida Christensen Karas. He was raised on the family farm in southwestern Iowa…

March 16, 2022 Brad Riley, 69

By Editor | March 15, 2022 |

Funeral Celebration of Life Services for Brad Riley, age 69, of Sharpsburg, who passed away Sunday, March 6, 2022 at his home in Sharpsburg.  Services was held Saturday, March 12, 2022 at 10:30 AM at the Lenox Community Center.  Visitation was held at the community center on Friday from 3 to 7 with the family…

Tomas DelaRosa, 76

By Editor | March 15, 2022 |

Funeral Celebration of Life Services for Tomas DelaRosa, age 76, of Lenox, who passed away Saturday, March 5, 2022 in Omaha, Nebraska was held Friday, March 11, 2022 at 11:00 AM at the Ritchie Funeral Home in Lenox. Visitation was held two hours prior to services with the family greeting friends. Cremation will follow the…

March 09, 2022, Wilma Coleen Schafer, 84

By Editor | March 8, 2022 |

Wilma Coleen Schafer, 84, of Prescott, Iowa, died Sunday, February 27, 2022 at Vintage Park Apartments Assisted Living surrounded by her loving family. Memorial Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 4, 2022 at the Prescott United Church Disciples of Christ. Reverend Mary O’Riley officiated. The family greeted friends during a luncheon in the church…