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Lenox School concert
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The last big gathering at the Lenox Comm unity School was held on March 9 with the Lenox Music Department’s Pops Concert featuring junior high and high school bands and choirs.

Taylor County Endowment projects released
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The Taylor County Endowment Foundation has awarded $103,433.98 in funds to projects throughout the county this year. with a total of $428,701.53 dollars to be spent county-wide. The following projects were funded this year. Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce-1,562.50 tourism signs; Bedford Community Visioning-$5,000 wayfinding signage; Bedford Golf Club-new roof on the club house-$5,535,50; Bedford…

Clearfield City Council reviews emergency preparedness plan; appoints council member
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The Clearfield City Council reviewed city hall emergency preparedness plan, appointed a councilperson to fill a vacancy, approved a pickup purchase and an increase in the meter charge for natural gas at their March 18 meeting. Pam Nickell, city clerk, reviewed the city’s emergency preparedness plan in the event of a pandemic. Nickell said she…

Residents practice ‘social distancing’ to slow the spread of COVID-19
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Less than two weeks ago, life was normal in rural Iowa. Children were going to school and looking forward to spring break, restaurants and convenience stores were busy, and people were going about their normal daily routine. And, in an instant, our world was turned upside down with the arrival of the COVID-19 virus in…

Southwestern students qualify to compete at national agriculture conference
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Students from Southwestern Community College’s (SWCC’s) agricultural department traveled to Iowa State University in Ames for the Iowa Professional Agricultural Student Organization (PAS) Spring Conference, competing and placing in various ag competitions, on Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 5 and 6, 2020. During Wednesday’s activities, the following SWCC students participated in the team career program competitions:…

Lenox High School Speech Team competes
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The Lenox High School Speech Team competed successfully at The Pride of Iowa Speech Contest at Central Decatur High School on February 25.   Nineteen team members participated at POI, coming away with two Outstanding Performer medals, twenty I (excellent) ratings, four II (good) ratings, and one III (fair) rating.  Senior Niki Sparks (prose) and…

Budget hearing, maximum levy set for City of Lenox
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The Lenox City Council set their budget hearing for the 2020-2021 budget for March 23 and set the maximum budget levy, authorized bids for stabilization project at the golf course, approved payment to the development corporation, and approved to purchase a mower for the golf course at their February 24 meeting. City administrator, Allison Kitzman,…

Legislative coffee addresses education, I Will, broadband
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The second legislative coffee for 2020 was held at the Lenox City Hall on Friday, Feb. 21. State Representative, Cecil Dolecheck, 24th House District and Mark Costello, State Senator, were present to give an update on the happenings at the state capitol. Dolecheck, in his 12th term, is on the education committee. They passed the…

Reporting problems plague Democratic caucus results
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Once the dust settled and final results were released for Iowa’s 2020 Caucus, Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders were both considered winners. Reporting problems plagued results for the Democratic candidates. Final state results were finally tallied on Friday and showed that Buttigieg won with 564 state delegate equivalents (SDE) over Sanders who had 562. However,…

Speech Team competed at Creston
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The Lenox High School Speech Team competed at the Iowa High School Speech Association District Large Group Events Speech Contest held at Creston High School on January 25.  Seven Lenox entries received Division “I” (excellent) ratings, and three entries received Division “II” (good) ratings. Performers with “I” ratings will advance to the IHSSA State Large…

The Lenox Time Table Sports

Hoakison On to State
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By Tyler Peterson Lenox junior Chelsey Hoakison does something no other young lady at Lenox has done before. She is a District Champion Bowler and is headed to state! Hoakison dominated her field bowling her best sets of the year that catapulted her to the state meet. The State Bowling meet is set for Monday,…

Boys Basketball Heads to the Post Season
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By Tyler Peterson The Tiger boys basketball team fell twice this past week to end the regular season, and look forward to the postseason. Monday the Tigers traveled to Stanton and fell 25-79. It was a tough night scoring for all the Tigers as the Vikings kept them off balance all game. Friday was a…

Bedford/Lenox second Place Finish
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                By Jason Bucher The road to Wells Fargo started on Saturday, February 8th at Guthrie Center with Class 1A Sectional 13 wrestling. The Bedford/Lenox team had nine athletes compete with four of them winning their bracket to advance to districts in Underwood on Saturday, February 15th. The…

Double Dual at Mt. Ayr
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By Jason Bucher The Bedford-Lenox wrestling squad traveled to Mt. Ayr on Thursday, January 30th for a double dual with the host team and Maryville. Bedford-Lenox fell to the host team by a score of  42-33. Bedford-Lenox Finishes Third On Saturday, February 1st the Bedford-Lenox squad wrestled their last tournament before sectionals begin on Saturday,…

Tiger Boys Back in the Win Column
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By Tyler Peterson The Lenox boys basketball team’s week was nearly identical to the ladies as the boys lost their first two road games of the week before returning home to get a much needed victory. Tuesday the Tigers traveled to Mount Ayr and fell to the Raiders 76-26. Mount Ayr scored an unheard of…

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

03-25-2020 Dave Brown, 64
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Dave Brown, 64 Graveside Services for Dave Brown, age 64, formerly of Lenox, who passed away Monday, March 16, 2020 in Washington, Iowa was held Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 10:30 AM at the North Fairview Cemetery in Lenox. Open visitation was held Friday from 12:00 Noon to 7:00 PM at the Ritchie Funeral Home…

03-18-2020 David Clarence Huber, 66
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David (Dave) Clarence Huber, 66, of Lenox Iowa, passed away peacefully on March 11, 2020, surrounded by friends and family. Dave was born in Creston Iowa on July 30th, 1953 the son of Duane and Thelma (Day) Huber. He attended Lenox School District during his youth and continued his education as an Emergency Medical Technician…

Douglas D. Calvin, 73
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Douglas Dwaine Calvin, age 73, of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin passed away suddenly while at home on Monday, March 2, 2020. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Lynn (nee Godden) Calvin; children, Todd (Karen) Calvin, Kristine (Rich) Ray, Mitchell (fiancé Delaney) Calvin; grandchildren, Ryan, Bradley (Elli), Ashley Calvin, Richie and Deven Ray.…

Richard Ray Grace, 55
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Richard Ray Grace died March 6, 2020 at his home in Diagonal from a massive heart attack at age 55. Richard was born April 4, 1964 in Creston, Iowa.  He spent his childhood living in Malvern, then moving to Lenox, Iowa, where he lived with his grandparents, Alice & Ray Long. Later, working for Perdew…

Kenneth Glen Jennett
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Kenneth Glen Jennett, oldest son of Glenn & Esther (Bahr) Jennett, was born July 30, 1935 in Muscatine, Iowa. Ken attended school in Muscatine and graduated from Muscatine High school in 1953. After graduation, he attended Muscatine Junior College for 1 year. Ken transferred to Iowa State University for the next 5 years of study…

02–26-2020 Lila Mae (Tyrrel) Barker
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Lila Mae (Tyrrel) Barker was born September 13, 1935 to Nova Vernon and Vesta (Walters) Tyrrel.  Lila graduated from Mount Ayr High School. On December 8, 1953, she was united in marriage to Lawrence Edward Barker.  To this union two sons were born: Rusty Lavernon and Lonny Lee. Lila was a member of the United…

02-12-2020 Glen Jackson
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Glen Jackson,81 Funeral Celebration of Life Services for Glen Jackson, age 81, formerly of Lenox, who passed away Sunday, February 2, 2020 in Des Moines was held Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 11:00 AM at the Ritchie Funeral Home in Lenox. Visitation was one hour prior to services. Interment at the North Fairview Cemetery in…

February 05, 2020 George Davis, 79
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George Davis, 79 Funeral Celebration of Life Services for George Davis, age 79, of Lenox, who passed away Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at the Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston after a short battle with cancer, was held Monday, February 3, 2020 at 11:00 AM at the Ritchie Funeral Home in Lenox. Visitation was held…

01-15-2020 Bonnie T. French
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Bonnie T. French A funeral service to celebrate Bonnie French’s life of love, honor, and devotion was held at 2:00PM Thursday, January 16, 2020 at the Presbyterian Church, 405 West Michigan, Lenox. Bonnie was born April 28, 1943 and she went to be with her Lord and Savior January 12, 2020. Arrangements were entrusted to…

Earl (Hank) Garner, 84
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Earl (Hank) Garner, 84 Funeral Celebration of Life Services for Earl (Hank) Garner, age 84, of Lenox, who passed away Wednesday, December 25, 2019, was held Friday, December 27, 2019 at 3:00 PM at the Ritchie Funeral Home in Lenox. Visitation was held one hour prior to services. Memorials be given in his name. Interment…