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  • Bryce Puyear.jpg Puyear receives suspended sentence

    Bryce William Puyear was sentenced in Marion County District Court on July 11 to ten years in prison on one count of third-degree sexual abuse. The prison sentence was suspended, and he will be on probation for five years. 

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  • SIMMONS, KIRK D 001.JPG Simmons sent to prison

    Kirk Simmons was sentenced to five years in prison on the charge of possession of methamphetamine-third or subsequent offense. 

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  • KASTER, SHAYNE.jpg Kaster sentenced to 60 days in jail

    Shayne Michael Kaster was sentenced to 60 days in the Marion County Jail following a domestic abuse assault causing injury conviction. 

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • Putnam mug Regulations increase college costs “In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.” -President Ronald ReaganThe good intentions of the government at all levels can sometimes bring with them hidden costs. Colleges and other institution

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  • KFD Bell Fire Department uniform purchases approved When Knoxville Fire Chief Jim Mitchell came on board, one of his expectations for the Fire/Rescue Department was professionalism – in its actions, service and appearance. This included a mandated uniform to be worn while on duty.To ease the financial

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  • Loebsack and vets Vets can receive care at private hospitals During a veterans’ roundtable with Rep. Dave Loebsack last week, Mike Kuhn with the Marion County Commission on Veterans Affairs reminded those present that veterans can receive treatment at private facilities if the Department of Veterans Affairs is

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  • MD School Board.tif Tentative agreement reached on MD teacher contract

    Melcher-Dallas Schools Superintendent Delane Galvin reports that the administration and the teachers' union reached a tentative contract agreement on Wednesday, calling for a 3.94 percent total package increase. 

    July 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Tiffany Brown.jpg Brown convicted of theft

    District Court Judge Gary Kimes convicted Tiffany Brown of Albia, of the crime of Theft in the Third Degree earlier this morning.  

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  • Grassley Grassley addresses different issues

    Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley expressed disappointment with President Barack Obama during his weekly Capitol Hill Report Thursday afternoon, July 10. 

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  • Rick Hurt.jpg Household Hazardous Waste Collection event Saturday

    The South Central Iowa Solid Waste Agency (SCISWA) will hold a household hazardous waste collection event on Saturday, July 12, from 9 a.m.-noon at the City shop on North Roche in Knoxville. 

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