The Gosport School Reunion was held Sept. 22, 2013, at the Farm Bureau meeting room in Knoxville. This was the fourteenth year for the reunion, and they sincerely hope that those who missed this year will plan to attend next year. Good food, fellowship and laughs are part of the event. Those who attended included Dean and Pat (Kingery) Wallace of Chariton; Norman and Eileen Kingery of Knoxville; Marjorie Rowland of Melcher-Dallas; Sally (Clark) Smith of Knoxville; Bryan Shives of Knoxville; Betty (Shives) Clark of Knoxville: Roy Loney of Knoxville; Forrest (Shorty) Hall of Knoxville; Ricky Hall; Loren Anderson of Knoxville; Carole Rowland of Pleasantville; Bonnie Kaster of Des Moines; Joslynn Kaster of Des Moines and Carolou Hall of Knoxville.
Record on Rider case sealed
The criminal complaint and the record of Troy Neal Rider's initial appearance this morning have been sealed.
Updated: Pleasantville Board to respond to union's offer
The Pleasantville School Board will meet Tuesday, March 11, at 4 p.m., in an open meeting to present its initial offer to the teachers' union, the Pleasantville Education Association, regarding the next contract. The PEA presented its initial proposal on Tuesday.
Murra to address Knoxville School Board
Cassandra Murra, hired to take over as Knoxville's Superintendent of Schools in June, is scheduled to be at the Monday, March 10, school board meeting to discuss recommendations for a new high school principal.
Football coach Rider charged
The Knoxville Police Department issued a press release indicating that head football coach Troy Rider has been charged with sexual abuse and has turned himself in to the authorities.
Casey's pledges $25K to Expand the Dream
Casey’s General Stores has renewed its commitment to the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum by pledging $25,000 to the museum foundation’s “Expand the Dream” campaign.
MCCF Applications due April 20
Applications for funding assistance from the Marion County Community Foundation are due April 20.
TC FFA receives financial gift
Rhonda Van Rheenen won a contest sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. As a result, the Twin Cedars FFA received a check for $2,500.
Van Wyk addresses Marion County Republicans
Sully businessman and current Clive resident Jon Michael Van Wyk addressed the Marion County Republican Central Committee Thursday night to discuss why he should be the party's nominee to represent Iowa House District 28 instead of current Representative, Greg Heartsill.
Next Streetscape phase begins Monday
The next phase of the Downtown Streetscape Project, Robinson Street between Second and Third, will begin Monday.
Pleasantville hopes to lift order in the morning
Following the Iowa Department of Natural Resources' protocol, the City of Pleasantville is expecting results of a test of its water in the morning, to determine whether or not the boil order can be lifted.
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