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OBITUARIES WyJean Chumbley, 92 Robert C. Lint, 85
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Ty Rushing/Daily News Sixth-grade Aurora Heights student Ian Peterson (center with shovel) and his classmates planted a tree Thursday at the elementary school to honor Peterson’s mother, who was diagnosed with cancer last year and died in March.
‘The tree and the track’
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Aurora Heights sixth graders helped support classmate honor his mother with tree purchase By Ty Rushing Daily News Senior Staff Writer Sixth grader Ian Peterson wore his brown Keith Urban T-shirt, his mom’s favorite artist, to Thursday morning’s tree planting ceremony at Aurora Heights Elementary School. It was only appropriate that he wore the shirt since the ceremony was to honor his mom, Julie, who passed away in March. Last summer, Julie was told by doctors that she had three weeks to live after being diagnosed with cancer. Facing impossible odds, the mother of two — Ian has an older sister, Valerie — survived for nearly a year before succumbing to the cancer in March. Nicky Lampe, Ian’s teacher, came up with the idea of “Pennies for Peterson,” as a way Ian’s fellow students could show him support during his time of need. Aurora Heights sixth graders collected pennies and used those funds to have a tree purchased and planted at
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the school. “I was really shocked because I had never had like that much attention before,” Ian said. “I was shocked and excited at the same time and thought that it was really nice that they would do that for us. It just really helps to know that they care.” Although he’s not even a teenager yet, Ian seems to be handling the situation in a very mature manner. He’s still smiling and genuinely seemed at peace as he ran around and exchanged jokes with his classmates on the playground. The tree Ian chose was a swampy white oak tree that he had picked out with Lampe. He wanted to plant it behind a bench near the track at Aurora Heights, as Julie used to walk that track for recreation. His grandmother, and Julie’s mother, Jean Burchell was in attendance at the ceremony. She had high praise for Lampe for all she had done and revealed the teacher had visited Ian
and Julie at the hospital and had even been present the night Julie passed. When the crew from Garden Gate Landscaping arrived, they let Ian help dig the hole. Later on, he got to shovel dirt to fill in the hole, and they posed him in their Bobcat utility vehicle — even allowing him to work the controls. To close out the ceremony, Lampe read a poem titled “Love Lives On,” which encourages people to remember the good times with lost loved ones, and Ian’s classmates continued to show him support in his time of need. After the tree was planted, Ian said he hoped it would last forever and explained why. “Then I could always have it there,” Ian said looking in the direction of his mom’s tree and her former favorite track. Senior staff writer Ty Rushing may be contacted at (641) 792-3121, ext. 426, or at trushing@newtondailynews. com.
Skiff Medical Center President and CEO Steve Long has announced he has accepted the position of president and CEO of Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield, Ind., located about 20 miles east of Indianapolis. Long will begin his leadership position at Hancock Regional Hospital on July 30. “This is a wonderful career o p p o r t u n i t y, ” said Long, who has been at Skiff since January 2010. “Mr. Keen, the Hancock Board of Trustees, and all the Long members of the Hancock team have created an exceptional organization that is particularly well-suited to weather the dramatic changes in health care that are currently underway.” Long will be replacing Bobby Keen, the retiring CEO of Hancock Regional Hospital. The hospital is a county-owned 89-bed acute care hospital that has been providing care for residents of Hancock County since 1951. With 3,100 inpatient admissions and 160,000 outpatient visits, the nearly 700 employees and 100plus active members of the medical staff help the hospital earn more than $100 million in net revenues annually. While providing traditional inpatient and outpatient services, including emergency, medical and surgical care, the hospital also operates centers of excellence in cardiology, oncology, stroke, orthopedics, women’s health and wound care. In addition to hospital-based services, Hancock Regional Hospital operates a professional building and ambulatory surgical center on the main campus, as well as a wellness center off-campus in Greenfield, and several outpatient clinics throughout the county, including a large practice in the Indianapolis suburb of McCordsville. The hospital has plans to break ground on a new cancer center in 2014. The hospital is also a co-owner, with St. Vincent’s Health in Indianapolis, of Hancock Physician Network, a multi-specialty group practice consisting of more than 30 physicians. Hancock Regional Hospital has been named one of the best places to work in Indiana for five years in a row by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and for four years in a row by Modern SKIFF See Page 5A
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The classic comedy “The Odd Couple” — opening tonight at the Newton Community Theatre — begins with a group of guys assembled for cards in the apartment of divorced Oscar Madison (portrayed by Chris Johnson). And if the mess is any indication, it’s no wonder his wife left him. Late to arrive is Felix Unger (Kelly Peavey) who has just been separated from his wife. Fastidious, depressed and none too tense, Felix seems suicidal, but as the action unfolds, Oscar becomes the one with murder on his mind when the cleanfreak and the slob ulti-
mately decide to room together with hilarious results. Oscar and Felix are best friends. What are friends for but to help each other? It doesn’t always work that way. Chris and Kelly have that relationship down well. The card-playing team of Speed (Mike McKenna), Murray (Andy Malsom), Roy ( John Dougan) and Vinnie (Mark Monroe) have quick witty comebacks for each other. Their timing is spot on. We meet the Pigeon sisters from upstairs, Gwendolyn (Lynette Newbauer Baker) and Cecily (Cara McCulley). They are flirtatious and looking for fun, and they find themselves showing compassion to
Submitted Photo Mike McKenna, John Dougan, Chris Johnson, (seated) Kelly W. Peavey and Mark Monroe star in the Newton Community Theatre’s production of “The Odd Couple.”
Felix’s situation. I’m pleased to see another new face to NCT along with returning talent. I greatly enjoyed seeing this group of talented people perform one of my favor-
ite plays. I’m sure you will too. The set, props and costumes really help to get you into the 1965 mode. The lights, sound and stage crew all do a fabulous job too! Production dates are
Saturday, Sunday and June 5 and 6 at 7:30 p.m. and June 7 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased by calling the box office at (641) 792-1230. Don’t miss this one.
Skiff board to meet
Friday, May 30, 2014
Club Notes Kellogg Lions Club The Kellogg Lions Club ended its 20132014 program year with a potluck dinner on Monday, May 12, at the Kellogg United Methodist Church with 17 Lions and four guests in attendance. A highlight of the evening was the presentation of “Lions of the Year” and the “Citizens of the Year” recognitions. Receiving “Lions of the Year” honors were Barry and Mary Flint. Residing in Ottumwa, Barry and Mary have been “long distance” members of the Kellogg Club. Barry is retired from the Kellogg Bank, and Mary is a retired nurse. In their retirement, they have found active volunteer involvement, including helping with Kellogg Lions projects. They have been known, several times, to leave home before 4 a.m. in order to arrive in Kellogg before 6 a.m. to help with the monthly pancake breakfasts. Their willingness to help is always accompanied by a pleasant smile and an infectious laugh. The Kellogg United Methodist Women were recognized as “Citizens of the Year” for their commitment to service. They have prepared monthly suppers for Lions for a number of years, in addition to their work to promote and serve their church and community. Present to receive the award on behalf of the women of the church were Doris
The Skiff Medical Center Board of Trustees will meet at 2:30 p.m. Monday in the Skiff board conference room, located at 204 N. Fourth Ave. E. in Newton. The meeting is closed and strategic planning will be discussed.
PEO chapters to meet PEO Chapter LC will meet Tuesday at the home of Dori Byers with Pat Van Klompenburg serving as co-hostess. Chapter HS of PEO will meet Tuesday in the home of Jean Schnell. Coffee will be served at 9:30 a.m. with the meeting to follow.
OWLS to meet June 11 Jasper County Conservation Board will host an Older, Wiser, Livelier Seniors program at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 11, at the Jasper County Conservation Office, located at 1030 W. Second St. S. in Newton. The public is invited to join Darrell Batterson and Keri Van Zante as they share their expertise about where to find wild edible plants, and be prepared to taste a few. For more information, contact the Jasper County Conservation Office at (641) 792-9780.
Newton WaterWorks to release Consumer Confidence Report Newton WaterWorks Manager L.D. Palmer recently announced the 2013 Consumer Confidence Report will be included in the June 6 issues of the Jasper County Advertiser. The annual report contains items informing customers about the condition of Newton’s drinking water supply. Laboratory results concerning drinking water parameters will be included. Also included is a report regarding the source of Newton’s water supply and an EPA report concerning drinking water. Those with questions concerning their drinking water may call one of the telephone numbers included in the report.
Altemeier, who serves as president of the local U.M.W., and Marcia Herweh. During the 20132014 year, the Kellogg Lions Club celebrated its 60th anniversary, rang bells for the Salvation Army, hosted a meal for the area Lions Zone meeting, read to special needs students at Woodrow Wilson School, and hosted a dinner for nearly 80 people involved with the Eye Tissue Transport Program. Additionally, Kellogg Lions deliver Meals on Wheels, host the Kellogg blood drives, and serve on a number of community boards. The major fundraising activity of the club is the hosting of monthly pancake breakfasts from November through May. This year, the seven breakfasts netted $4,445, to the benefit of the East Jasper County Food Pantry, Central Iowa Cyclists, the Kellogg Museum, the Kellogg Fire Department, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation and the Jasper County Hospice in addition to the following Lions Charities: Leader Dog, Lions Clubs International Foundation, Lions Emergency Reserve Fund and the Iowa Lions Foundation. The proceeds from the May pancake breakfast will be used by Kellogg Lions for emerging needs, as those are made known to the club. New officers for the local club were installed at the May 12 meet-
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Submitted Photos Kellogg Lions Officers for the 2014-2015 year are (from left) Bob Price, president; Stan Heidemann, treasurer, Marilyn Berthelsen, secretary; Art Cooper, tail twister; Janice Price, co-vice-president; and Ray Hults, Zone Chairperson and installing Lion.
Marcia Herweh and Doris Altemeier received the Kellogg Lions “Citizen of the Year” award from Allen Ricks, president, on behalf of the Kellogg United Methodist Women.
Allen Ricks (left) presented the “Lion of the Year” award to Mary and Barry Flint in recognition of their service to the Kellogg Lions Club.
ing by Ray Hults, Lions Zone chairperson. Those elected to serve in 2014-2015 include Bob Price, president; Jeannie Boettcher and Janice Price, co-vice-presidents; Roger Gilbreath, membership chair; Marilyn Berthelsen, secretary; Stan Heidemann,
treasurer; and Art Cooper, tail twister. The club will break from meeting during the summer, and the first meeting in the fall will be on Monday, Sept. 8. Prospective members are invited to speak with Roger Gilbreath at the Kellogg Bank.
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10:00am-2:00pm Cornerstone Bible Fellowship
1000 E. 12th St S., Newton, IA to Cathy
Wignall on her Retirement:
Cathy has served as the Sexual Abuse Prevention Educator for JCCPCA for over 25 years. She has touched innumerable lives through her Jasper County classroom programs as well as providing a wonderful and inspiring way for countless high school students to serve their community through their portrayal of “Happy Bear.”
Cathy tells us, “It’s been my joy and privilege to teach kids to stay safe and to serve as the SAP Educator. What a blessing it’s been to work with great teachers and students in Jasper County and to have a job I’ve loved and know has made a positive difference. Now I’m onto the next wonderful chapter of my life...in retirement, I plan to spend more time with my husband Mike, our parents, children, grandchildren, and friends. I’m very excited for all of the adventures that lie ahead.”
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Robert C. Lint May 28, 2014 A memorial service for Robert C. Lint, 85, of Newton will be at 11 a.m. Monday, June 2, 2014, at the First Christian Church in Newton. Pence-Reese Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. A visitation with the family will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 1, at the church. Robert Clayton Lint, the son of Rex Clayton and Thelma Grace (Shankland) Lint, was born May
10, 1929. He graduated from Newton High School, Class of 1949, and served his country in the U.S. military during the Korean conflict. Bob was united in marriage to Barbara Jean Carter on Jan. 3, 1964, in Unionville,
Mo. He worked in the machining department at Maytag, retiring in 1983, with more than 31 years of service. He also worked part time for Watter Brothers Lumber. Bob devoted his life to his wife and family and loved spending time with his grandchildren. His interests included hunting, fishing, travel, golf, country music and attending car races, and was an avid handy man and carpenter. He was an active member of the Newton Izaak Walton League, the First Christian Church, the
WyJean ‘Jean’ Chumbley May 18, 2014 WyJean E. Chumbley, 92, of Pleasant Hill died peacefully at home on Sunday, May 18. There will be a memorial service at 11 a.m. May 31 at the Elks Lodge in Pleasant Hill. WyJean was born in Newton and spent the last 65 years living in the Des Moines area. Survivors include
two sons, Mickey (Linda) of Des Moines and Ted of Dubuque; two daughters, Judy (Dave) Renfrow of Knoxville
American Legion Post 111 and was a former “I Club” member. He enjoyed attending Iowa football games. Bob died Wednesday afternoon, May 28, 2014, at the Newton Health Care Center. He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Sandra Jo, in infancy; his wife, Barbara, on Feb. 9, 2008; and his grandson, Adam Michael Barnett, on Feb. 1, 2008. Those left to honor Bob’s memory include his three daughters and son-in-law, Kathy Sanders, Bonnie Barnett (Steve) and
Sara Seals; six grandchildren, Elizabeth Sanders, Andrew and Alisha Barnett, Jennifer Goulet, Somer and Nicholas McAlister; five great-grandchildren; his brother, Donald Lint (Betty) of Newton; brothersin-law and sisters-inlaw, Jerry and Shirley Carter, Linda Wilburn and Lester Beyer; his nephews; and his many good friends and neighbors. Memorials are designated in Bob’s name or to the Newton Izaak Walton League. Online condolences may be left at www. pencefh.com.
and Connie ( Jesse) Uhl of Pleasant Hill; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild. She is preceded in death by her husband, Roy; parents, Emery and Mary Jane Dougherty; brother, Francis Dougherty; and granddaughter Jessica Lynn. In lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to the family for a charity to be selected at a later date.
Jase Barton Snyder May 16, 2014 Cody and Kacy Snyder of Newton announce the birth of their son, Jase Barton Snyder, on May 16, 2014, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton. He is welcomed home by a brother, Gage, 2. Grandparents are Scott and Karla Baxter and Deb and Donnie Van Gilst, all of Newton, and Bart and Jane Snyder of Aurora, Mo. Great-grandparents are Shirley and Ray Ohrtman and Joyce Snyder, all of Spencer.
Police Blotter Newton Police Department • Oscar D. Almazon-Osmundson, 26, of Marshalltown was cited with unsafe entry onto roadway, no driver’s license and violation of financial responsibility in accident following a two-vehicle accident at approximately 2:15 p.m. May 13. Almazon-Osmundson was leaving a parking lot on the north side of the roadway in the 1100 block of First Avenue East when he struck a vehicle driven by Bo J. Smith, 23, of Newton. AlmazonOsmundson, who was not the owner of the vehicle he was driv-
ing and did not have permission to drive the vehicle, fled the scene. The owner of the vehicle, Oscar W. Almazan Galvez of Newton, and Almazon-Osmundson later came to the police department, where Almazon-Osmundson was cited. Both vehicles sustained an estimated $3,000 damage. • Merrilee S. George, 61, of Newton was arrested on a warrant for probation violation at 1:37 p.m. May 22 at 115 N. Second Ave. E. She was transported to the Jasper County Jail. • Cyndel L. Koop-
man, 24, of Newton was cited with failure to maintain control after authorities responded to a twovehicle accident at 1 p.m. May 14. Koopman was traveling south at the intersection of South Second Avenue and First Street South when she struck the rear of a vehicle ahead of her driven by Siobhan N. Woody, 30, of Newton, causing an estimated $500 damage to each vehicle. • Katelyn E. McCarey, 19, of Newton was cited with failure to yield to vehicle on the right following a two-vehicle acci-
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Alcoholics Anonymous 10 a.m. at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Peer Support (For those living with mental illness) 1 to 4 p.m. at Optimae Life Services, 1422 First Ave. E.
For Sunday Penny Bingo 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Jasper County Senior Citizens Center Al-Anon 6 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Narcotics Anonymous 7 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Alcoholics Anonymous 6:30 p.m. at Christian Church in Colfax
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Bill and Judy Benge will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary on May 30, 2014. Wish them many more happy & healthy years together by dropping them a card.
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Friday, May 30, 2014
Baby Cat Crawl
They say, “Do what you love, and love what you do.” I have always been a believer of that concept. It’s been my marching order, a goal to work toward. It’s a quality I hope to instill in my son. As a new parent, I’ve often found myself thinking about my son’s future employment, his every newly discovered skill serving as a jumping-off point for my fantasy. When he first rolled over, I thought he By Katiedid might become a gymLangrock nast. When he became Creators Syndicate infatuated with eating twigs, I knew he’d become a conservationist. And when he erased all the apps from my phone, it became unmistakably evident that this little savant was the next Steve Jobs. As his mother, I have made the unwavering commitment to support and encourage any activity he falls in love with and lead him toward a career of doing what he loves with steadfast dedication. A commitment I may regret. My baby boy wants to be a stripper. Early Saturday morning, my son and I were watching reruns of a show I used to watch during my childhood. The commercials aired were for weight-loss pills and diet shakes, clearly aimed at moms like me, nostalgic for our own childhoods, sitting on the couch, crying into cereal bowls precariously balancing on the baby-weight bulge we have yet to lose. Or so hope the folks behind these commercials. Attempting to play into our postpartum psyche, a commercial popped up for pole dancing lessons, an opportunity to get our sexy back. And it was at this point that my 21-month-old son scooted his bottom off the couch, walked over to the TV and stared at the gyrating woman in her underwear. The stripper slid off her pole and began scantily cat crawling across the floor, and that is how my son came to find his newest obsession: the striptease. Following the stripper’s every move, my son got down on all fours, arched his back and flipped his hair back and forth. I was both horrified and disappointed that I didn’t have my camera. The 30-second commercial ended, but my son was hooked. He would toss his hair and laugh. Shake his booty and giggle. Sure, this move wasn’t entirely new. My kid would occasionally head-bang on all fours when a particularly rockin’ song came on, but now that he had seen stripping as a viable career option, his dance moves seemed tainted. Now every time he took off his clothes and ran around the house, it was as if he were screaming, “Hey, Ma, I found my calling! And I found $1 bills in my diaper!” My son the stripper. Where had I gone wrong? He was going to be a conservationist, not a cast member in “Thunder From Down Under”! Did I dress him in too many layers during the winter months, giving a subconscious need to rip them all off? In my excitement to give him his toy fire station, had I neglected to assess the irrevocable damage caused by the shiny pole in the center? I wondered whether I would have to stick to my previous commitment of supporting my son in any life path he chooses. In order to be a good mother, would I have to bedazzle G-strings and hem pants that can be ripped off? The concept behind doing what you love and loving what you do is rooted in the desire for happiness — the only thing we parents tout as our desire for our children. But is that real? I don’t only want happiness for my child; I want a million things. I want for him education and adventure and love and self-confidence and courage and humor and comfort in his own skin. And if showing off that skin is what makes him happy, I hope I can lead him in the direction of streaking on the football field during the homecoming game instead of streaking for a living and guide him toward following the career path of a different love. And, my boy, when you are college-bound and choose to relive your first childhood love by mooning the parents at your high-school graduation, I promise to applaud that bare bum, bragging that I made those cheeks. Now that’s a commitment I can keep.
The First Amendment
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. Letters to the Editor
Thank you, Board of Supervisors To the editor: I would like to publicly thank the Jasper County Board of Supervisors — Joe Brock, Denny Carpenter and Denny Stevenson — for approving the resolution to hire three depu-
ties at the Jasper County Sheriff ’s Office. Several months ago, Sheriff John Halferty came to the board with documentation, showing a need to add more deputies. You listened, looked at the facts and made a decision based on what is best for the citizens of Jasper County. Choosing to add more
Long’s leadership an asset to Newton community To the editor: Newton is fortunate to have the quality of leadership in the health field that Steve Long is providing as CEO of Skiff Medical Center.
Routine discrimination needs to stop To the editor: In the 1954 Brown vs Board of Education decision, the Supreme Court (unanimously) said: “Today, education is perhaps the most important function of state and local governments. Compulsory school attendance laws and the great expenditures for education both demonstrate our recognition of the importance of education to our democratic society. It is required in the performance of our most basic public responsibilities, even service in the armed forces. It is the very foundation of good citizenship. Today it is a principal instrument in awakening the child to cultural values, in preparing him for later professional training, and in helping him to adjust normally to his environment. In these days, it is doubtful that any child may reasonably be expected to succeed in life if he is denied the opportu-
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deputies is one that will be beneficial to the citizens of this county and will enhance the safety of all law enforcement officers within Jasper County. On behalf of the deputies at the Jasper County Sheriff ’s Office and our families, we thank you. Aaron Groves Newton
His series of articles on the history of the hospital and the changes in care, as printed in the Newton Daily News, have been both informative and interesting. The time and effort put into this study and the presentation show dedication to the health care of this community. J. Katherine Ihm Newton
nity of an education. Such an opportunity, where the state has undertaken to provide it, is a right which must be made available to all on equal terms.” U.S. public schools routinely ignore these words through their rationalization that some demographic groups of students have problems learning and are making the schools look bad. This is taught in teacher training programs, and creates lowered expectations for students falling into those targeted groups, resulting in achievement gaps that have no bearing on capacity to learn but are products of discrimination. Using this discrimination as an excuse, proper assessment of curriculum content and teacher training programs has failed all other students for the past 50 to 60 years. In 2001, Congress attempted to put a stop to the discrimination by disallowing the practice of eliminating all low test scores through the labeling of students, but the system refused to stop
its discrimination. In 2004, the Manhattan Institute issued its teachability report, demonstrating how achievement gaps disappeared when the discrimination stopped, but public schools continued. This year, an international report from the Organization of Community and Economic Development (writers of the PISA exams), issued a report, “A USA and International Perspective on 2012 PISA Results”, pointing out that the countries out-educating us are doing so with the very demographic groups of students U.S. public school educators discriminate against. This school year is over, so during the summer teachers, administrators, and school board members need to read these reports and decide if they can stop their routine discrimination of children (which amounts to child abuse). If they cannot, then they need to get out of education. Sue Atkinson, PhD Baxter
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Friday, May 30, 2014
LPN Pinning Ceremony
Submitted Photo Fourteen Des Moines Area Community College Newton Campus practical nursing students received their pins in the LPN Pinning Ceremony in May. Those who took part in the ceremony included (front row, from left) Theresa Caon of Des Moines, Courtney Christianson of Baxter, Skylar Courtier of Ankeny, Sarah Crocker of Newton, Heather Dawson of Newton, Marianne Decker of Newton, Shanna Donahue of Monroe, (back row) DMACC nursing instructor Steve Orazem, nursing instructor Kim Molloy, Sarah Wagoner of Bondurant, Vanessa Rohde of Knoxville, Heather Perry of Des Moines, Hannah Kaczinski of Grinnell, Darise Giles of Newton, Tricia Frank of Des Moines and DMACC nursing instructor Alex Thompson.
the car and was transported to the Jasper County Jail.
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Jasper County Sheriff ’s Office • Joseph D.L.D. Bond, 19, and Ian D.A. McCandless, 21, both of Newton, were charged with third-degree burglary and second-degree theft for allegedly breaking into a residence in the 8000 block of Highway 14 North with another individual at approximately 1 p.m. April 2 and stealing 13 firearms valued at a total of $5,013. They were charged May 14 and transported to the Jasper County Jail. • Karen L. Christy, 44, of Newton was charged with operating while intoxicated, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia after authorities responded to a single-vehicle accident at 11:58 p.m. May 23 in the 4400 block of Highway 6 East after her vehicle was observed in the ditch by another motorist. Christy was unsteady on her feet and smelled of alcohol. She refused sobriety and breath tests and was arrested for OWI. During a search of her vehicle, authorities located marijuana and two marijuana pipes. She was transported to the Jasper County Jail. • Richard M. Faupel, 20, and Nadeana I. Fields, 38, both of Colfax, were charged with possession of marijuana, possession of methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance and
misdemeanor, for allegedly failing to attend mediation meetings for her two children, ages 10 and 12. She was directed to appear in court. • Cassandra Y. Pence, 29, of Newton was charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia after authorities responded to a complaint of a subject with a firearm at 6:33 p.m. May 18 at a residence in the 200 block of East 12th Street North. Officers observed Pence and another person standing outside the residence and were given permission to search the residence. Authorities observed marijuana and a marijuana pipe in plain view. Pence was charged and released to appear in court. • Rona K. Skow-Mallicoat, 44, of Newton was charged May 14 with violation of a mediation agreement, a simple misdemeanor, for allegedly allowing her 14-year-old daughter to be absent for 31 days of school at Four Oaks from January to May. She was directed to appear in court. • Jacob T. Whalen, 28, of Des Moines was arrested on a Polk County warrant for prohibited acts/possession of a Schedule IV or V substance at 1:01 a.m. May 22 following a traffic stop in the 300 block of South Fifth Avenue East. Whalen was a passenger in
NEWTON AREA SOCCER ASSOCIATION (NASA) Fall Registration Fall 2014 registration opens June 2 Deadlines are as follows: U11-U19 closes June 27* U7-U10 closes June 27 U5-U6 closed July 25 There will be an open registration at Agnes Patterson June 8 from 3:00 – 5:00. For questions about the program or registration, visit our website at www.newtonsoccer.com or call the registrar at 641-792-9372. *NASA is in need of adult referees to support the U11-U19 age groups. Average pay is $30.00 - $55.00 per game. For additional information, please contact the Director of Referees at firstname.lastname@example.org or 641-791-4058.
possession of drug paraphernalia after authorities stopped him at 2:47 a.m. May 10 in the 1400 block of North Walnut Street in Colfax. Fields, a passenger in the vehicle, was cited with open container. During her arrest, authorities observed a metal smoking pipe and rolling papers in plain view next to the seat. The vehicle was searched, and authorities located marijuana, methamphetamine, a glass smoking pipe with meth residue and four pills identified as acetaminophen and hydrocodone bitartrate. Both were transported to the Jasper County Jail. • A 12-year-old Newton girl was charged with possession of marijuana and Sebastian D. Weber, 17, of Colfax was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia after authorities observed them and two other juveniles under a the South Skunk River bridge in the 8000 block of Highway F48 West at approximately 2:06 a.m. Saturday. Authorities determined they were underage and had cigarettes. During a search, the girl allegedly was found with marijuana and Weber with an aluminum smoking pipe. Both were taken to the Jasper County Jail. A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. It is the policy of the Newton Daily News to release the names of individuals charged with a crime who are 16 and older.
Academic Achievements NHS senior receives full tuition scholarship Newton Senior High School senior John Miller of Newton recently received an award and full tuition scholarship from the Des Moines Area Community College and the Product Development Partners for technical training. PDP Business Founder Don Fisher presented Miller’s scholarship at the NHS Award Ceremony. The scholarship covers tuition for technical training at DMACC and offers part-time work at PDP to “earn while you learn.” DMACC’s Tool and Die Making program prepares students in either the conventionally controlled or computer numerically controlled tooling industry. Between classroom work, Miller will be gaining valuable industry experience at PDP as a part-time employee assisting with design consultations and working with rapid injection molds to meet the needs of the business’ customers. Miller was selected for the scholarship based on academic merit and interest in the field. He is enrolled in the DMACC Tool & Die program this summer.
Skiff Continued from Page 1A Healthcare magazine. In addition, the hospital has been recognized with a National Excellence in Healthcare award for patient perception by a national patient satisfaction measurement company. Long said leaving Newton and Skiff will be difficult for him and his family. “We will treasure the relationships we have built in this community,” he said, “but we are confident that this move is a good one for our family and that we leave Skiff in excellent hands.” During Long’s tenure at Skiff Medical Center, the hospital was admitted into a Medicare Demonstration Program, which provided significant additional operating revenue, created a strategic partnership with the Philips Corporation resulting in a stateof-the-art imaging center, and, most recently, partnered with Health Enterprises of Iowa to open a regional medical laboratory on the campus previously used as the Maytag Corporation headquarters in Newton. Long came to Skiff Medical Center from Aurora Medical Center in Two Rivers, Wis. He had previously served at hospitals in Iowa and Texas. The Skiff Medical Center Board of Trustees will make an announcement in the next few weeks regarding filling the CEO position at Skiff.
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Family wishes woman would give tanning beds a rest DEAR ABBY: I love my daughterin-law and I am afraid she is harming herself because of her addiction to tanning. Her boys are in high school and cannot remember their mother without a really dark tan. One son told his classmates in grade school that his mother was African-American when they were doing African-American studies. (She’s Caucasian.) My son says he cannot convince her to “lighten up” a bit. I don’t know what to do. I am ... SO CONCERNED FOR HER IN ILLINOIS DEAR SO CONCERNED: You are right to be concerned for your daughter-in-law. For years, dermatologists have cautioned the public about the dangers of exposure to the sun. With the invention of tanning beds, the rates of melanoma among young people have soared. For anyone who isn’t aware, melanoma is an aggressive type of skin cancer that can be fatal. Tanning can be addictive, and you should urge your daughter-in-law to discuss this with a dermatologist. Because tanning also causes premature aging of the skin, she should explore “sunless tanning,” which is much safer. DEAR ABBY: I’m 18. My boyfriend, “Matt,” and I have been together for a year and a half, and I’m leaving for college this fall. Matt will be attending community college nearby. I have been told that the next four years are the best years of life, and I want to live them to the fullest. In order to do that, I want to be single so I can have a good time and be a little reckless without worrying about him. I love Matt and would one day like to marry him, but since he’s only my third boyfriend, I want to find out what other fish are in the sea before I settle down. What should I do? — WANTS THE BEST OF BOTH
WORLDS DEAR WANTS THE BEST: The kindest thing to do would be to tell Matt that while you care deeply for him, because you are going to be separated for the next four years, you feel both of you should be free to date others. That’s a lot more tactful than saying you’ll still be there if there aren’t any bigger fish in the sea, and I’m sure it will get the idea across. Whether or not the next four years will be the best years of your life — one would hope you have more than four — they will be an important growth period for both you and Matt, and each of you should explore them to the fullest without being encumbered. DEAR ABBY: We play softball at school a lot, and I can’t play well. I don’t know what to do, and the others laugh at me. What should I do? — ANXIOUS FOR ADVICE DEAR ANXIOUS: I know of no athlete, amateur or professional, who can become proficient at a sport without lots of practice. Talk to your coach about what you need to do to improve, and see if another adult would be willing to play catch and pitch to you. If you keep trying, you will improve. If not, there may be another sport you will like better.
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Iowans may fish free June 6-8 Special to the Daily News Iowa residents may fish without a license on June 6, 7 and 8 as part of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources free fishing weekend. Free fishing weekend allows Iowans an opportunity to try fishing without purchasing a license. All other regulations remain in place. “We are experiencing some excellent fishing across the state right now at Green Valley Lake, Little River Lake, Hawthorne Lake and our trout streams and our fisheries at Rice Lake, Silver Lake and Lake Miami are being improved to provide better fishing in the future,” said Joe Larscheid, chief of the Iowa DNR’s Fisheries Bureau. “We hope that someone who gives fishing a try during free fishing weekend will enjoy the experience and want to go fishing more often and become a license holder,” Larscheid said. Anyone catching their first fish is encouraged to take a photo of it and send it in to receive the DNR’s first fish award. The DNR will commemorate the event with a certificate suitable for framing and the submitted photo. Information on the first fish program is available in the Iowa Fishing Regulations and online at www.iowadnr.gov/Fishing/ MasterAnglerFirstFish.aspx,
Submitted Photo Delta Kappa Gamma sponsored a reading event called READING ROCKS! on May 22 at Thomas Jefferson Elementary. DKG is a service organization of professional educators. A team of DKG members invited third-grade Thomas Jefferson Elementary students, their parents and teachers to a fun night of reading activities. Students gathered to perform a choral reading, a group reading activity proven to increase students’ reading fluency. Students, parents and teachers joined in the fun as they performed “A Pinch of Pepper!” The reading finished with a group rendition of the “Mexican Hat Dance.” The following team of DKG members brainstormed the idea, wrote a grant, selected scripts and planned the event: Margaret Caldwell, Cheryl O’Roake, Lynn Keller, Kim Heimann, Linda Perrenoud, Mary Bruhn, Diane Babcock and Linda Pierce. The group hopes to continue the activity in the future. Students who participated in the event included the following: Kinley Rutter, Jessica Endres, Owen Muhs, Lillie Ray, Ella Price, Haley Sevenbergen, Denea Main, Libby Templeman, Kaden Lint, Kaitlyn Bloom, Kenny Chartier, Zaida Farrell, Kylie Thomas, Beka Weithers and Iyanna McDonald.
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Submitted Photo Skiff Medical Center hosted an open house Thursday, May 15, for chemotherapist nurse Veronica Mangrich, RN, who has been honored as one of 100 Great Iowa Nurses. She is pictured greeting one of the many visitors — some former patients and patient family members. Approximately 200 people attended the event to honor Mangrich. “Veronica is consistently recognized by her patients as an exceptionally caring and professional nurse,” Skiff CEO Steve Long said. “She demonstrates her commitment to our values each and every day, helping us achieve our vision of being treasured by those we serve.” Mangrich said, “I feel this award is a reflection of the nursing environment fostered here at Skiff.” So it is truly an award for all of us Skiff nurses. I just get to be the one who accepts it for us this time.”
DES MOINES — LifeServe Blood Center has announced 274 students from 56 counties in the tri-state region of Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota have qualified to be recognized as Gallon Grads this year. The Gallon Grad program encourages high school students, ages 16 and older, to donate one gallon of blood before graduating from high school. The following local high school students are being recognized as Gallon Grads: • Newton Senior High School — Amy C. Roberts, Chas E. Antle, Evan M. Shimon, Jacob B. Smith, Jacob J. Huizenga, Jared R. Burton. • Colfax Mingo High School — Michaela L. Van Dusseldorp. • Prairie City-Monroe High School — Dani S. Tool and Lucas J. Rains. • Krystal D. Pendroy. In order to become a Gallon Grad, students had to make eight whole blood or four double red cell blood donations before graduation. Achieving the milestone required a large commitment from the students, who took time from their busy schedules to make blood donations at their local high school blood drives and at blood drives that took place within the community. For more information about blood donation or to donate, call (800) 287-4903 or visit www.lifeservebloodcenter.org.
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Summer Reading Programs to begin By Nicole Lindstrom Newton Public Library Public Services Librarian Summer Reading Programs Kickoff for Teens, Children A free hotdog picnic provided by Hy-Vee to kickoff the Children’s Summer Reading Program is planned for 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday on the library lawn. Registration for toddler through teens begins at the picnic. Set your own goal for how many books you want to read this summer, and keep track of them in the book log that you receive at registration. Parents are encouraged to register for the many special events taking place during the summer at the library also kicks off at the picnic. Stop by the library to pick up a complete calendar of events and registration forms. The Teen Summer Reading also kicks off from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Teens ages 13 to 18 registering for the Summer Reading Program receive a book log and set their own goal for how many books they want to read, and when they turn in their book log they are entered into a drawing to win two tickets to Adventureland and a half-hour flight over Newton with Johnson Aviation. Teens also may attend the pool party at the end of the summer, with free pizza provided by Domino’s.
Adult Summer Reading Literary Elements, this summer’s Adult Summer Reading Program, kicks off at 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 3. You can pick up program information and a list of events at the Information desk before this time. However, until June 3, we will not take preregistrants for the program or events. This summer program will have author events, crafts, speakers on baseball history and coins, and even an ed party at the Centre for Arts & Artists. Make sure to challenge yourself to read this summer! Any questions, contact Nicole Lindstrom at (641) 792-4108. Dan Wardell Visit Dan Wardell, Iowa Public Television Kid’s host is taking his Reading Road Trip around the state of Iowa, and one of his first stops is the Newton Public Library on June 10! Dan will entertain kids with stories at 9:30 a.m. and repeat the program at 10:30 a.m. The program will be held outside on the library lawn, so bring a blanket to sit on. If it is raining, the program will take place in the library meeting room. Kids can wear a super hero cape like Dan, and bring your camera if you would like to take a pic with Dan after the program. Email Alerts Would you like to receive an email alert that your materials are coming due in three days?
Add your email address now to your library account record to start receiving email alerts. Go to www.newton.lib.iwa. us and click on “Catalog.” In the library catalog, go to “My Account” and choose “Email Change Request.” Type in your email next to “New Email Address” and your library card number (no spaces) next to “My ID” and click on “Send.” The requested change will be made by a staff person the following day. You will receive email alerts at the email address you gave us to let you know you have materials needing to be returned in the next three days to avoid overdue fines. Alerts will not include three-day DVDs. Also, you can remotely request a change to your address or phone number, and we’ll update your account the next day. Want to Show Your Newton Pride? Purchase your own Get to Know Newton T-shirt at the library circulation desk. T-shirts are $15 each and are available in a variety of sizes. Read Magazines Online from Home Full magazines are now offered through the Ebsco database that is available through the library’s catalog. Stop in to the library and ask at the information desk for the log-in and password to read magazines from your very own home.
Newton band students receive recognition, awards Special to the Daily News The Newton High School Band Department presented the 2014 band awards during the annual spring concert on May 5. The following awards were presented: Recognition of Letter Winners First Year (letter): Brianna Fuller, Eileen Gerken, Sierra Griffith, McKenna Heisdorffer, Stephanie Hoebelheinrich, Leah Hunter, Connor McAdoo, Joseph Stammeyer, Katherine Thorpe, Nathan Tremel and Amie Williams. Second Year (lyre): Chet Adams, Adrienne Bergman, Maddy Berstler, Evelyn Berryhill, Lynae Doland, Alexis Luetters, Grant Nook, Amber Sorenson, Carolyn Thurmond and Kate Wyre. Third Year (bar): Jesse Cochran, Emily Law, Makayla Nook, Ryan Rosenquist, Melanie Stice, Courtney Tabor and Chris Thorpe. Fourth Year (bar): Chas Antle, Sydney Bergman, Monica Mulcahey, Ben Van Dalen and Jennifer Ventling. Ninth Grade Awards (as voted on by the class — certificate) Outstanding Musician: Emily Miller Outstanding Leader: Amie Williams Most Improved: Nathan Warren 10th Grade Awards (as voted on by the class — certificate) Outstanding Musician: Kate Wyre Outstanding Leader: Ev-
elyn Berryhill Most Improved: Chet Adams
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11th Grade Awards (as voted on by the class — certificate) Outstanding Musician: Courtney Tabor Outstanding Leader: McKenna Heisdorffer Most Improved: Melanie Stice
II’s Amanda Laube – Alto Saxophone Solo Eileen Gerken – Clarinet Solo Trumpet Duet – Maddy Berstler and Chet Adams Saxophone Quintet – Kate Wyre, Melanie Stice, Monica Mulcahey, Sydney Bergman, Jake Smith
12th Grade Awards (as voted on by the class — certificate) Most Improved: Alexandra Reynolds State Solo and Small Ensemble Medals (Medal) I’s Lynae Doland – Mallet Percussion Solo Amber Sorenson – Alto Saxophone Solo Evelyn Berryhill – Clarinet Solo Monica Mulcahey – Tenor Saxophone Solo Courtney Tabor – Flute Solo Grant Nook – Trombone Solo Amie Williams – Flute Solo McKenna Heisdorffer – Flute Solo Mallet Percussion Duet – Emily Law and Cally Claussen Flute Duet – McKenna Heisdorffer and Courtney Tabor Woodwind Choir – McKenna Heisdorffer, Courtney Tabor, Alexis Luetters, Sierria Griffith, Evelyn Berryhill, Sydney Bergman, Brianna Fuller, Eileen Gerken, Morgan France, Christian Laube, Kate Wyre, Melanie Stice, Amber Sorenson, Elizabeth
III’s Chas Antle – Snare Drum Solo IBA Award of Merit (wall plaque; student plaque; certificate) — presented in recognition of outstanding leadership, loyalty, and service. Plaque: Madigan Hillyard Certificates: Liam Briggs, Megan Sorenson, Nick Springer Arion Foundation Award (wall plaque;luncheon) — for outstanding musical achievement: Monica Mulcahey Directors Award (wall plaque; student plaque) — honors outstanding members of the band: Cally Claussen, Monica, Mulcahey, Ryan Rosenquist, Louis Armstrong (wall plaque; trophy; certificate) — intended to honor the outstanding jazz musician at each high school who exhibits superior dedication, musicianship, and creativity: Jake Smith John Phillip Sousa (wall plaque; trophy; certificate) — created to recognize superior musicianship and outstanding dedication. The award has become the highest honor for high school band students: Sydney Bergman
Go Guide Mark Your Calendar: May 30 to June 5 Catch a Film • Capitol II Theater in Newton: “The Fault in Our Stars” (PG-13) — Thurs.: 11:15 p.m. “Maleficent” (PG) — Fri.: 7, 9:15 p.m.; Sat.: (1:10), (4), 7, 9:15 p.m.; Sun.: (1:10), (4), 7 p.m.; Mon. & Tues.: 7 p.m.; Wed. & Thurs.: (4), 7 p.m. “X-Men: Days of Future Past” (PG13) — Fri.: 6:45, 9:35 p.m.; Sat.: (1), (3:50), 6:45, 9:35 p.m.; Sun.: (1), (3:50), 6:45 p.m.; Mon. & Tues.: 6:45 p.m.; Wed. & Thurs.: (3:50), 6:45 p.m. (Matinee times in parenthesis) • Valle Drive-In: “Maleficent” (PG) and “Million Dollar Arm” (PG) Gates open at 6:30 p.m. daily; main feature begins at dusk.
Coming Up • Sunsets at Sugar Grove — The 10th annual season kicks off at 6:30 p.m. Saturday with Slipstream performing. Cover charge is $5, with 17 and younger admitted for free. Wine and beer will be available for sale, with sales inside the new barn, which has two large restrooms that are handicapped accessible. Attendees are invited to bring a picnic supper and lawn chairs. The concert will be moved in the barn in the event of inclement weather. Bob Dorr and the Blue Band will be featured July 5, with Hy-Vee offering grilled food, and Flatland Frank and the Flat Cats will perform Aug. 23. Check Facebook for updates.
Day camps for youth planned for summer Iowa State University Extension and Outreach of Jasper County will host several day camps this summer. Registration is required by calling (641) 7926433 or stopping in the office at 550 N. Second Ave. W. in Newton. The following day camps will be held this summer in Newton, Sully, Prairie City, Colfax and Baxter: • Sully, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 3 – Ooey Gooey Kitchen Science • Newton, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 5 – Ooey Gooey Kitchen Science • Newton, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 10 – Bubble Bonanza • Colfax, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 12 – Ooey Gooey Kitchen Science • Baxter, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 17 – Bubble Bonanza • Prairie City, 12:30 to 3 p.m. June 19 – Ooey Gooey Kitchen Science • Newton, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 23 – Breeze Blustery Air – Producing Power • Newton, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 24 – Bubble Bonanza • Newton, 9 a.m. to noon June 26 – Who Borrowed Mr. Bear? Ooey Gooey Kitchen Science — For youth entering first, second or third grade in the fall. We don’t want to waste any spinach or asparagus, so we opened up the candy cupboard for some kitchen science. Students attending this camp will be walking on egg shells with so much fun learning about solubility, buoyancy and reactions. What happens when you put candy in water? Will it sink, float, melt or explode? Bubble Bonanza – For youth entering first, second or third grade in the fall. You’ll be bubbling with excitement as you engineer your own bubble makers and actually go inside a giant bubble! The fun experiments will help you discover the fun of chemistry and science. Breeze Blustery Air – Producing Power – For youth entering third, fourth or fifth grade in the fall. Students will discover and discuss wind and the methods that engineers use to capture its energy. Students will focus on activities related to understanding how the wind can do work and how to design mechanisms that utilize wind power. Hands on activities, discussions and reading focus on mechanical engineering and the engineering design process. Who Borrowed Mr. Bear? – For youth entering second, third or fourth grade this fall. At Mr. Bear day camp students will be solving the mystery of who borrowed Mr. Bear? Use all your senses, problem-solving and observation skills and then organize the clues. You and your friends can discover who borrowed Mr. Bear.
ISP reminds drivers to be cautious Iowa State Patrol Trooper Doug Cutts and the Iowa State Patrol would like to remind everyone that schools are closing for summer, and this means there will be kids out walking, bicycling, skateboarding and generally out and about all day. Everyone needs to take extra time and watch out for kids, and the kids need to watch out for the vehicles. Whenever riding a bicycle, everyone needs to wear a helmet and obey all traffic laws. Bicycles are just like cars and bicyclist have to obey the traffic laws too. Drivers, slow down, look ahead, scan the roadway, look before pulling out, put cell phones down and focus on driving. Please help ensure the safety of all children in the state of Iowa.
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Worship Together Ashton Chapel Next to Ashton Park, near intersection of Hwy 330 and F17 (8887 W. 122nd St. N., Mingo, IA) Sunday School 9:00am; Worship 10:00am. Pastors: Larry Craig and Mark Eddy Bar None Cowboy Church Building next to Culver’s Newton, David Rex, Pastor, 641-521-4354, 7pm Thursdays. Music featured each week. www.barnonecowboy churchofiowa.com Baxter Evangelical Free Church East Avenue, Eugene Bucklin, Pastor. Church service every sunday at 10:00am. Children’s church during regular services. AWANAS every Wednesday night 6:30 – 8:00. Bethany United Church of Christ 5627 N. 95th Ave. W., Baxter, (one mi. E. of Baxter on Station St.) Pastor Wanda Seydel. Sunday after Labor Day through Memorial Day: 8:30 Junior Choir; 9:15 Sunday School; 10:30 Worship. Sunday after Memorial Day through Labor Day: 9:30 Worship; Women’s Fellowship First Thursday 2pm. Sunday’s in July feature 10:30 prayer and study of the Lords Prayer. Bible Missionary Church 909 N. 95th Ave. E. 641-840-2093 Pastor Lucas. Sunday School 9:45am, Morning Worship 10:45, Evening Service 6:00pm. Mid-week Service 7:00pm Center Friends Northeast of Newton, Karen Mendenhall, pastor, Dallas Gilreath, pastor, Cheri Doane, assistant pastor; 9:30am Sunday school, 10:30am Worship. Call 641-792-2473. Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Prairie City, 9:00am Sunday school, 10:00am Worship. Christian Life Church 421 S. 2nd Ave. W., Interim Pastor James Miller; Phone Number: 641-521-9294. Coffeetime 9:30am, Worship 10:00am. Lunch Served at noon. Bible Study: Tuesday 10:00am. Christian Reformed Church Prairie City, Matthew McClure, pastor; 9:30am Worship, 10:45am Sunday school, 6:30pm Worship. E-mail:email@example.com Jasper County Church of Christ 1100 N. 3rd Ave. E., 9:30am Bible classes, 10:30am & 1:30pm Worship; Thursday evening 7:00pm Bible Study. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 1405 N. 11th Ave. E., Branch President-Gregory O. Rivers, 316 E. 8th St. S., Newton, IA 50208. 9:30am Sacrament meeting, 10:40am Sunday School & Primary, 11:45am Priesthood, Relief Society & Young Women. Colfax United Methodist Church S. Locust St. & Division St., 515-674-3782. 10:00am Sunday School, 10:00am Family Worship. Rev. R.D. Streeter Community of Christ 1805 S. 8th Ave. E., 791-7834, Bill Conklin, pastor, Church School Classes 9:30am; Worship Service 10:30am; Wednesday Prayer Service 6:30pm. Community Heights Alliance Pastor Cory Stout, Senior Pastor; Pastor John Patterson, Associate Pastor; Tyler Kramer, Youth Pastor; Mike Osterbauer, Pastor of Worship and Young Adults. Sunday Worship Services 8:15am, 10:30am & 5pm; Sunday School 9:30am; Sr. High Youth Group Wednesday 7:45pm; Wednesday Prayer Meetings 6am, noon & 6:30pm; Jr. High Youth Group 6:30pm; Awana 6:30pm; Nursery available for most events. Handicapped accessible. 2500 S. 13th Ave. E. 792-1620. www.communityheights.org.
Congregational United Church of Christ-Newton 308 E. 2nd St. N., Newton, Rev. Jessica Petersen, Pastor; Sunday Worship 10:00am, Nursery provided; Fellowship Time 11:00am. Accessible to all. Bible Study Wednesdays 10:00am. Christian Education for children of all ages Wed. 6:00pm(infant-8th grade). 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month 7:00pm - Adult Christian Education. No matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here! facebook.com/NewtonUCC Cornerstone Bible Fellowship 1000 E. 12th St. S., Newton; Pastor Steve Bundy, Associate Pastor Brian Keeton. Sunday School 9am, Sunday Worship 10:15am, 6:30pm youth group on Sunday, 7pm Wed Bible study, Faith Baptist Prairie City, 9:30am Bible School, 10:30am Worship, 6:00pm Gospel service, 7:00pm Wed., Bible study. First Assembly of God 1029 E. 19th St. N., Newton, www.newtonassembly.com; Pastor Don Hayes, senior pastor; 9am Sunday School, 10am Worship, 7pm Wed. mid-week service. First Baptist Church Colfax, Rev. Phil Butler, pastor, 674-3752. Family Fellowship 9:00 am; Sun. School 9:15 am; Morning Worship 10:30 am; Eve. Service 6:00 pm. Wed., 7:00 pm Hour of Power.
Foursquare Church 1510 S. 8th Ave. E., Pastor Dottie Black and Associate Pastor Dustin Black, 9:45 a.m. Sunday morning worship service, 6:30 p.m. Sunday night Sunday School and prayer meetings 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, 7 p.m. Wednesday and 9:15 a.m. Sunday until service time. Grace Church “A Family Of Friends”, 1620 N. 11th Ave E., Newton; Pastor Dan Hayton; Sunday Morning Refreshments 9:30 am, Worship Service with nursery care 10:00 am. The Edge: 5 yr olds to 5th grade & The Kids Community Pre School age, Sunday at 10:00am. Experience God Bible Study Wed. at 7am; Life Student Ministries Wed. 6:45-8pm 641-792-1793 www.gracenewton.com Grinnell Church of Christ 1402 3rd Ave., Grinnell, Iowa 50112, Bible study Sunday 9:30 a.m., Wednesday 7:00 p.m., Worship services Sunday 1030 a.m. firstname.lastname@example.org or www.grinnellcoc.com Haven Vineyard Church 207 1st Ave. E, Newton; Pastor Caz & Jane Cibula; 641-526-3157; 10 am Sunday Service.
Iron Sharpens Iron Church 1305 E. 10th St. S. Newton Cheryl Palmer, Doug Cupples Ministers 10:00am Sunday Morning Worship. Bible study and fellowship follow morning service. Mid-week Service 7pm Wednesday with Merlin Hamilton. Kellogg Christian (Disciples of Christ) 321 Bolton St., Kellogg, Rev. Brian Kleinschrodt 10:30 am Worship. Kellogg United Methodist 417 2nd St., Kellogg, Pastor Tim Morgan, Sunday School 9:30am nursery, kids, young adult, middle adult & adult classes; 10:30am Morning worship; Worship Lit Saturday’s 7:00pm; Open Hand Supper 3rd Saturday of the month 6:00pm.
Newton Christian Reformed Church 511 S. 5th Ave. E., Aaron Gunsaulus, Pastor, 9:30 am Morning worship, 10:50 am Church school, 6:00 pm Sunday Evening worship.
Killduff United Methodist Rev. Randall McNeer, Worship 10:45am Communion first Sunday of each month.
Newton Church of The Way 2306 S. 3rd Ave E., 792-7300 Pastor Steve Heerema. Sunday Morning: 7:45 Classic; 9:00 and 10:30 Ignite, Nursery during both Ignite Services (for newborn through 2 years old). Journey 252 Children’s Ministry 10:30am (for children 3 years through 6th Grade) The Way Café 8:30 to 10:30am, 5:00-7:00pm Prayer of Blessing, Wednesday 6:30 – 8:30pm Route 146 Youth, Saturday Nite Ignite 7:00-8:00pm Everyone Welcome! Other various group studies and classes are offered. Check out our Facebook page, our weekly bulletin on our website, or call/email the office for more information. Email: email@example.com Web: www.newtonway.org
Living Word Fellowship Doug Bradey, Pastor, 321 E. Robinson St., Knoxville 641-828-7119, Wed. Night Service: 6pm prayer, 7pm worship, 6:15pm Fuzion Youth Service; Sun. Morning Service: 8:30 am prayer, 9 am Life Groups, 10 am Worship Service, Nursery and Children’s Ministry available. Lynnville Friends Mark Porter, Pastor, 9:00 am Morning Worship, 10:30 am Sunday School, 6:30 pm Bible Study Hour.
New Life Community Church of the Nazarene 605 W. 8th St. N., P.O. Box 1021, Rev. Lauris Meek, Sunday School 9:30 am, Morning Worship 10:30 am, Sunday Evening 6:00 pm, Wed. Children’s Night & TNT (Teen) 7:00 pm, Junior quizzing 7:00 pm, Thurs. Youth 7:00 pm , Thurs. Bible Study & Prayer 7:00 pm, Fellowship Hall. Nursery for all services. Parsonage 792-6171 or Church 792-5363.
First Baptist Church (Newton) 620 S. 8th Ave. E., phone: 7927113.Web:www.NewtonFirstBaptist.com and on facebook. Pastor Aaron Loree, Family Education Time 9:00a.m., Powerkidz infants - 5th grade 9:00 a.m.; Sunday School for teens 9:00a.m.; Worship Service 10:15a.m. Men’s group meets on the first Sat. of every month at 7:30am.
Our Savior Lutheran Missouri Synod 1900 N. 4th Ave. E., Rev. John M. Moore, Pastor, Sunday Worship 9:00 am; Adult Bible Study Sundays 10:30 am; Sunday School Kingdom Quest 10:30 am; High School Youth Group Sunday 10:30 am & Wednesdays 7:00 pm; www.oursavlutheran. com (641( 792-1084.
First Baptist 810 S. Commerce, Monroe, Senior Pastor Shank, Youth Pastor Jason Burns. 9:30 am Sun. School, 10:30 am Worship, 6:00 p Evening service, 6 p.m. Christians in Action grades 6-12, Wed. Awana at 6:15 p.m. during school year, Wed. Bible Study & Prayer 8:15 pm during school year & 8 p.m. during summer.
Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church 151 60th Ave, Prairie City Rev. Medea Saunders Sunday 9:30 a.m. Worship Service;10:30 a.m. Sunday School firstname.lastname@example.org 515-994-2354
First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) 314 E. 2nd St. N. Pastor Mark Young. Sunday: 9:30 a.m. Worship. 10:45 a.m. coffee fellowship. www.fccnewton.org 641-792-5850, Nursery provided First Church of Christ Scientist 616 6th Ave., Grinnell, 10:30 am Services. First Lutheran Church - ELCA 309 E. 3rd St. N., Newton. Pastor Zachary Bey. Sunday Worship at 9:30 am; Sunday School and Fellowship to follow at 10:45 am; High School Youth Group every other Wednesday evening. 641-792-3934. All are welcome! http://www.newtonfirstlutheran.org/ First Presbyterian 220 N 2nd Ave E Newton Interim Pastor Linda CurtisStolper Adult Sunday School 9AM Kids Action Hour 9:15AM Worship 10:30AM Fellowship 11:30AM Nursery Provided Handicapped Accessible Everyone Welcome! Mens Group 1st & 3rd Thursdays 6:30AM & 9AM Womens Bible Study Wed 9:30AM WOW Wed 4:30PM 792-2790 www.newton1stpresbyterian.org
Congregational United Church of Christ-Baxter 217 S. Main Baxter, Rollin Watters, pastor, Sunday School 9:30am, Regular worship service, 10:30am
First United Methodist 210 N. 2nd Ave E. Rev Gary Marzolf Worship 8:30 AM, 11:00 AM Fellowship 9:30 AM Sunday School 9:45 AM Youth Group 6:00 PM Handicapped Accessible Nursery Provided 9:00 AM “First Church on the Air” – KCOB www.newtonfirst.org
Heart of Worship 14283 Hwy F62, Lynnville Pastor Tom Pool, Worship: 9 a.m., Children’s Church: 9:45 a.m. Fellowship: 10:15 a.m., Sunday School: 10:45 a.m. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, ELCA 1409 S. 8th Ave. E., Pastor Ken Ahntholz, 9:00 am Sunday School; 10:15 am Worship, easy access - no steps. Hope Assembly of God 126 W. State St., Colfax, Sunday school 10 am, Worship service 11 am, Sunday Evening Prayer Service 6:30 pm. 641-674-3700. Howard Street Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Rev. Tom Burns, pastor. 10:30 am Morning worship. Sunday school 9-10am all ages; K-5 Wed after school; Jr. High & High School 7-8pm; Howard and Locust Colfax. Immaculate Conception Catholic Church 305 E. Howard St., Colfax, 515674-3711; Decaon Joe Dvorak; 11:00am Sunday Mass, 9:00am Wednesday Communion Service; www.immaculateconceptioncolfax.org Immanuel Baptist (GARB) 1300 N. 4th Ave. E., Ken Van Loon, Pastor, 9:30 am Sunday school, 10:45 am Worship, 6:00 pm Worship, Wed 6:30-8:00 pm Youth, 6:30 pm Wednesday Awana Clubs (during school year), 7:00 pm Wednesday Prayer Fellowship. Call 792-4470. Ira United Church Karen Fausch, pastor, 9:00 am Worship, 10:15 am Sunday School.
Metz Community 3253 W. 62nd St. S., Newton, 791-9568, Pastor David Rex; Sunday School 9:00 am. 10:10 am service. Mingo United Methodist 202 W. Main, Mingo, Rev. Kurt DeVance, 515-339-8819; Children’s Sunday School - 9:30 am and Adult Sunday School - 9:45 am. Church time is 10:45 am. Monroe Presbyterian Church 115 So. Main, Monroe, Rev. Ann Johnson, Sonlight Service 8:00 am; 9:00 am church school, 10:00 am Traditional Worship, communion on 1st Sunday of month, 6:00 pm Session Committees 2nd Sunday of month, 7:00 pm Session Meeting 2nd Sunday of month. Monroe United Methodist 407 N. Monroe St., Monroe, 641259-2822; Pastor Stephen Taylor; Jubilee Service 8:15 am; Sunday School 9:00 am; Worship 10:15 am; Office Hours: Mon. Thurs. 8-Noon; email@example.com New Life Baptist Church 124 E. Howard St., Colfax, 515-674-3103, Sunday School 9:45 am, Worship Service 10:45, Evening Service 6 pm, midweek service 7 pm Wednesdays. Independent Fundamental Baptist Church. Newton Baptist Temple (A Fundamental Independent Church) 621 E. 12th St. N., Ross McIntyre, pastor. 10:00 am Sunday School, 11:00 am Worship, Wednesday and Sunday 6:00 pm Worship, Bus transportation available, 6:00 pm Wednesday Bible study.
Pleasantview United Methodist 8454 S. 28th Ave. E., Newton, Pastor Tim Morgan; 9:00 am worship; 10:15 am Sunday School. Prairie City Church of the Brethren 12015 Hwy S 6G, Corner of S 6G & F70 W, 5 miles south of Prairie City on S6G, 515-9942940; Mon., Tues., Thurs. & Fri. 8:15-11:15 am; Pastor Timothy Peter; Sunday: 9:30am Sunday School; 10:45am Worship Service/Children’s Church; Nursery provided. Prairie City First Reformed Church 300 E. 5th St., P. O. Box 178, 515-994-2250, frcprairiecity@ aol.com; 9:30 am Worship, 10:50 am Sunday School. Prairie City United Methodist Church 706 W. McMurray, Prairie City Rev. Medea Saunders Sunday 8:45 a.m. Sunday School for all ages. Office hours 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. M-TH firstname.lastname@example.org 515-994-2354 Rock Creek Hickory Grove Church 3 1/2 miles north of Rock Creek Lake, 9:15 am fellowship, 9:30 am Sunday School, 10:30 am worship. Reasnor United Methodist Rev. Randall McNeer, Worship 8:45am. Communion first Sunday of each month. Sacred Heart Catholic Church 1115 S. 8th Ave. E., Rev. William Reynolds, pastor, Saturday: 5:30 pm Mass, Sunday: 9:00 am Mass.
Salvation Army 301 N. 2nd Ave. E., Captains Jeff and Mikey Carter, Sunday - 9:45 am Sunday school, 10:45 am Worship. Seventh Day Adventist 1409 S. 8th Ave E., Newton Pastor Joshua Plhocky Saturday Services 9:00 am; Worship 11 am Sabbath school, Prayer Meeting Thursday Eve at 7:00 pm Solid Rock Church 115 Main St., Reasnor; Pastor John Hlad 641-842-2440; Sunday Bible study all ages 9:30 a.m.; 10:30 a.m. worship; Wednesday Bible study all ages 7 p.m. St. Aidan’s Anglican Church 4900 Meredith Dr., (NW 46th Ave.), Des Moines, The Bishop L.W. Faulk, 9:10 am Morning prayer, 9:30 am Holy communion. St. Luke United Methodist 501 E. 19th St. N., Pastor Rev. Audrey Young, 8:00 am worship followed by Coffee time. 9:15 am Sunday School for all ages, including two adult classes. 10:30 am Worship followed by Coffeetime. 641-792-5736 St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church 5 mi. west of Sully, Pastor Nancy J. Pick, Worship 9:30 am; Adult Forum 10:15 am; Women of the ELCA meet 1:30 pm on the 2nd Wednesday of the month; Church Council meets 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7 pm.; Contact Parish office 641-798-4651. St. Stephen’s Episcopal 223 E. 4th St. N., Newton, ph. 792-6971. Rev. John Thorpe, Rector, Rev. Merle Smith, Deacon; Sunday 8:00 am Holy Eucharist & 10:00 am Holy Eucharist; Mon. - Thurs. 7:30 am Morning Prayer; Wed. 5:00 pm Evening Prayer. Saturday Evening Worship Service 5:30 p.m. Sully Community Church Pastor Jerry Morningstar, 9:30 am Sunday school, 10:30 am Worship, 5:00 pm Quiz team practice; 6:00 pm Worship, Thursday night adults, youth 7:00 pm. Sully Christian Reformed Pastor Brian Ochsner. 9:30 am Morning worship, 6:00 pm Evening worship, 10:45 am Sunday School. 9:30 am Tues. Coffee Break for women, Nursery and preschool classes provided. 7:15 pm Wed - Gems, Cadets and High School Youth, Prayer for Country - everyone welcome. 8 Bible studies call 594-4440. Sully First Reformed Church Rev. Wayne Sneller, senior pastor, Diana Scandridge, Youth & Education Director. 9:30 am Worship, 11:00 am Sunday school, 6:00 pm Worship; Thursday Night Family Night 7:00 pm Sept. - March. www.sullyfrc.org United Pentecostal 813 E. 7th St. N., Rev. Robert A. Shaw, pastor, 10:00 am Sunday Worship, 6:00 pm Sunday Worship, Prayer and Bible study Tuesday 6:30, Super & Youth Church Wednesday starts 7:00-8:00. United Presbyterian 209 N. 2nd Ave. E., Rev. Donald Freeman, 9:30 am Sunday School, 10:30 - 11:30 am worship service (broadcasted live on KCOB radio); 11:30 am Fellowship; Wednesday choir rehearsal 6:00 p.m.; Nursery provided on Sundays. Westfield Community Church 4164 20th St., Grinnell, Pastor Jann Braaksma, Sunday, 9:30 a.m. Sunday School; Sunday 10:30 a.m. Worship; Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Youth Group; www.westfieldwitness.org Wittemberg Church Rt. 1, Newton, pastor Rev. Roger K. Swanson 10:15 am Worship.
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NHS students teach Aurora Heights students about science By Ty Rushing Daily News Senior Staff Writer Aurora Height Elementary School students got a taste of what’s to come when they become students at Newton Senior High School. On Wednesday, NHS students Quinten King, Jarom Williams, Trevor Miller, David Perrin, Jeff Stanton and Drake Rhone, along with NHS science teacher Jodi Morgan-Peters, gave a brief presentation at Aurora Heights on robotics, coding, flight and the aerospace engineering class at the high school. Quinten gave a demonstration of a remote controlled robot he built, Drake showcased how he used coding to make a windmill and explained to the younger students how coding is used to make everything from video games to remote control cars. “What this is that you are seeing on the screen. It’s showing that I’m
Ty Rushing/Daily News Newton Senior High School student Drake Rhone was one of several NHS students who gave a presentation on the aerospace engineering program at the high school to Aurora Heights Elementary School students on Wednesday. Drake showcased a windmill he built and how he operates it by coding.
writing code. So, ‘start motor’ is showing me what to start for the fan motor,” Drake said as he demode the windmill. In addition to showcasing their work, the students, along with Morgan-Peters, interacted with the elementary students by asking them questions and challenging their knowledge on
various scientific practices. As he was demonstrating his model gliders, Jarom helped the kids learn the physical aspects of flight, gravity’s influence on flight and how size and weight distribution control speed and stability for flying objects. Once all of the NHS
students finished their indoor presentations, they took the elementary students outside to give them a demo on launching rockets. AH teacher Jack Crandle said his class was going to take what they learned at the assembly to conduct their own rocket project later this week.
Hall Monitor What’s Cooking for the Last Day of School Newton Schools Lunch Menu Monday: Hot dog, baked chips, fresh fruit and fresh vegetables. Newton Schools Breakfast Menu Monday: Cereal, toast, 100% juice and milk. Newton Community School District June 2 - 8 Monday: Last day of school; 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., last day of school celebration at Berg Elementary playground; 9 a.m., varsity girls state golf meet at Ames Golf and Country Club; 4 to 7 p.m., Wrestling Carnival at Newton Senior High School; 4:30 p.m., middle school softball game against Lynnville-Sully at Berg Middle School. Tuesday: No school — faculty work day; 9 a.m., varsity girls state golf meet at Ames Golf and Country Club, 6 p.m., varsity girls regional soccer tournament at Pella High School; 7:30 p.m., varsity baseball game at Bondurant-Farrar High School. Wednesday: 7 a.m., high school cross country and track running club at H.A. Lynn Stadium; 11 a.m., ninth grade baseball game against Norwalk at Newton Woodland Park. Thursday: 7 a.m., cross country and track running club at H.A. Lynn Stadium; 9 a.m., middle school softball game at Berg Middle School; 12:30 p.m., ninth grade baseball game against Ames at Newton Woodland Park. Friday: 7 a.m., cross country and track running club at H.A. Lynn Stadium; 8 a.m., iPad training at Newton Senior High School; 4:30 p.m., junior varsity softball game against Pella Christian at Berg Middle School; 5:30 p.m., varsity baseball game against Pella Christian at Newton Woodland Park; 6 p.m., varsity softball game against Pella Christian at Berg Middle School. Saturday: All day, boys basketball UNI team camp at University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls; 9:15 a.m., varsity softball tournament at Oskaloosa; 10:30 a.m., Newton Senior High School Alumni Brunch at Newton Senior High School. Sunday: All day, boys basketball UNI team camp at University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls.
Kids Say... The Newton Daily News recently visited sixth-graders in Mrs. Vanderlaan’s classroom at Aurora Heights Elementary and asked the following question:
What have you learned about World War I and World War II? “Mostly how people used gases, like mustard gas. It would affect the face and body.”
“I’m doing a paper on gases. They had gas masks for horses, babies and dogs and other animals.”
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“A lot of gases were invented during World War I.”
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Cardinals set for 4A state By Jocelyn Sheets Daily News Sports Editor Comfortable and confident. That’s how Newton girls’ golf head coach Scott Enyart described his team going into Monday and Tuesday’s Iowa Class 4A State Golf Tournament. Five of the six golfers played on the Ames Country Club golf course a year ago during the state tournament, when the team finished sixth. “They’re excited,” Enyart said. “They know the golf course and they know what to expect at the state tournament.” The Cardinals traveled to Ames Wednesday for a practice round. Enyart said being there helped refresh the girls’ memories of the course. “This has been a goal for everyone — get back to state. The golfers and the coaches. We won our regional, which adds to the confidence level of our girls,” he said. Seniors Carrie Cunningham, Madigan Hillyard and Madeline Wellik, junior Shelbey Cochran and sophomores Jessica Reynolds and Cydney Hillyard head to Ames on Monday. The state tournament is a 36hole, two-day event. Reynolds leads Newton in combined average over nine-hole and 18-hole tournaments with a 48. Cochran, who won the individual 4A regional championship on Tuesday at
Carroll, averages 48. Cunningham and Madigan Hillyard each have an average of 49. Wellik and Cydney Hillyard average 50 per nine holes. “Our girls’ best games are still ahead of them,” Enyart said. “One thing we’ve stressed is to go and play our game. It’s about doing what each one does best. We’re not going to go there and try to be somebody else. We need to play like we’ve played all season.” Five of eight teams from last year’s state tournament return. Along with Newton, Cedar Rapids Xavier, Charles City, Mount Pleasant and Western Dubuque are back. Washington, Adel-DeSoto-Minburn and Dubuque Wahlert are new contenders this year. Cedar Rapids Xavier has the best scoring average as a team, 183 for nine holes. Enyart said there is a cluster of teams including Newton that fall in the 190-195 scoring average range. “Depth has been big for us this season. We’ve had different girls step up in different meets to lead us or give us that score we needed to win,” Enyart said. “They looked comfortable on the Ames course this week and that’s a good sign.” Tee time for both days of the tournament is 9 a.m. Both the Class 4A and Class 3A state tournaments are being held at Ames Country Club.
NHS softball loses opener to Marshalltown By Jocelyn Sheets Daily News Sports Editor MARSHALLTOWN — A five-run fourth inning propelled Newton’s Cardinals to a 6-3 lead over host Marshalltown Thursday night. Unfortunately, the Bobcats scratched out an 8-7 win spoiling the NHS softball team’s season opener. “We out hit Marshalltown seven to five. We gave up five unearned runs tonight. You take those out and we win a ballgame,” said Ashley Ryan, Cardinal head coach. “We had some positives for the first game out, but we have to treat every out as a gift. We can’t make one error and turn it into two errors.” Senior Lizzie Stock turned in a strong pitching outing for the Cardinals. A year ago, Stock broke her hand in the first game of the season and was out the whole season. Stock Stock pitched six innings, allowed eight runs on five hits, two walks and one hit batter. She struck out two. Newton’s top of the batting order produced six hits and scored five times in the game. Ryan said the Cardinals
had great base running in the game. Marshalltown scored three runs in the first inning. Newton got on the scoreboard in the third inning. Leadoff hitter Sydney Jenkins connected for a one-out double and moved to third on a single by Kari Adams. Jenkins scored on a passed ball. Newton stranded two baserunners. Down 3-1, the Cardinals had a two-out rally in the fourth inning. Jaci Twaddle reached on a Bobcat error followed by an RBI double by Katie Chisholm. Jenkins and Adams drew backto-back walks and Stock drove home runs on a single. Another run scored when Madison Bagnall reached on an error. Marshalltown got two runs back in the bottom of the fourth, then tied the game at 6-all with a run in the fifth. Jenkins speed on the base paths paid off for the Cardinals in the sixth inning. She singled with one gone then stole second and third. Adams’ sacrifice drove in the go-ahead run. The Bobcats scored twice in their half of the sixth to gain an 8-7 lead. Marshalltown retired Newton in order in the seventh to claim the victory. Jenkins had two singles and a double for Newton. Stock tagged the ball for two base hits. Chisholm doubled and Adams singles. Newton (0-1) has its home opener tonight at 7 p.m., playing West Marshall at Berg Middle School.
Jocelyn Sheets/Daily News Newton senior Madeline Wellik reads the green before a putt earlier this season. The Cardinals ready to read the state tournament course greens next week in Ames.
End to Season
Jocelyn Sheets/Daily News Newton senior Nathan Moorman (8) goes after the ball during a home game this season. Moorman, who was second on the team in scoring goals this season, and the Cardinals were shut out, 3-0, by eighth-ranked Perry in a Class 2A substate semifinal game Thursday in Perry. Newton’s season ended with a 10-8 record.
Cardinals come up empty in nine-inning game against Chargers By Jocelyn Sheets Daily News Sports Editor CHARITON — Finding a way to produce runs is a priority for Newton’s baseball team. The Cardinals stranded six baserunners Thursday night, losing 1-0 in extra innings to host Chariton. Another priority for the Cardinals is cutting down on fielding errors. After playing scoreless baseball for seven innings, the Cardinals and Chargers went to extra innings to decide the non-conference contest. Newton catcher Evan Shimon wiped out an error by the Cardinals in the bottom of the eighth. Shimon picked off a Chariton runner on third base, throwing to Michael Barr for the tag. The Charger up at bat delivered a triple, which would have driven in the winning run. The Cardinals got out of the eighth, forging on to a ninth inning. With two gone, Derek Wrage singled to left field and ended up at second on an error. Grant Nook went in as a courtesy runner for Wrage. Chariton’s Kobey Riechman, who pitched a complete game for the Chargers, struck out Newton’s next batter to end the threat. A walk, a single, an error by the Cardinals and a fielder’s choice produced the winning run for the Chargers in the bottom of the ninth. Wrage, Jeff Stanton, Barr and Connor Gholson each had a single for the Cardinals.
Wrage pitched four no-hit, shutout innings, walking one and striking out two. Jordan Travis worked four innings, giving up two hits, walking two and striking out four. Barr took the pitching
loss, taking the mound in the ninth and giving up one run on one hit and one walk. The Cardinals (0-3) are on the road again tonight. They play West Marshall at State Center.
Jocelyn Sheets/Daily News Drew Stout, Newton second baseman, fields a ground ball in the Cardinals’ opener at home Tuesday. The Cardinals dropped their third straight game on the road Thursday, losing in extra innings, 1-0, to host Chariton.
Friday, May 30, 2014
Tireless Russell leads C-M to shutout win By Ben Schuff Daily News Sports Writer
Ben Schuff/Daily News Colfax-Mingo freshman Amy Russell winds up to throw a pitch in the fourth inning against Grandview Park Baptist Thursday night. Russell threw a one-hitter and struck out nine in her third complete-game performance in as many nights.
COLFAX — Having sent Amy Russell to the circle each of the previous two nights, Colfax-Mingo softball coach Bryan Poulter wondered prior to Thursday’s game against Grandview Park Baptist if it was time to give his ace pitcher some well deserved rest. The right-hander pitched every inning of her team’s games on Tuesday and Wednesday, including an eight-inning affair against North Polk. Poulter’s concerns never seemed to come to fruition, though. Instead, Russell’s third straight complete game was her best yet. The freshman held Grandview Park Baptist hitless through five innings and guided Colfax-Mingo to a 2-0 victory at home. Tigerhawk junior Rylee Thompson helped break a scoreless tie in the bottom of the fifth with a double off the right field fence, scoring Alivia Haley from first base. That little bit of run support proved more than enough for Russell, who finished the game with a one-hitter to show for her efforts. “I don’t like to think that two [runs] is enough,” Poulter said, “but I felt really confident after we got those two.” Poulter thought Russell’s control was as good as it’s been in the season’s first three games. The results proved him right. Russell struckout out nine, a season high, and walked none, a season low. Russell explained after the game she felt confident heading to the rubber in the first inning following her warm-up session. “Usually when I’m warming up, by the first pitch I throw, I can tell if it’s a good game or a bad game,” she said. “Most of my pitches when I was warming
up, they were great.” Colfax-Mingo (2-1) had several opportunities to give its often-used pitcher some breathing room. The Tigerhawks left the bases loaded in the third inning and then stranded a runner on third base to end the fourth. Those scoreless outcomes quickly changed in the fifth when Haley led off with a walk. Thompson then came to the plate and hit a ball that appeared to have a chance of clearing the fence for a home run, but fell just short. After breaking her stride near third base, Haley darted home underneath a relay throw that sailed several feet over the catcher’s head for the game’s first run. “I was just trying to get a hit, just trying to do whatever I could there,” Thompson said. Russell, who was on-deck during Thompson’s atbat, admitted she felt “relieved” when Haley scored. Her teammates gave her more cushion with a twoout RBI single to make it 2-0. “It took some slack off me so I didn’t have all the pressure on me,” she said. Grandview Park Baptist’s lone hit of night came in the next half inning when Reiley Rodman led off with a single. Russell calmly retired the next three batters, and ended the game by striking out three of the final six Defenders she faced. Poulter stated he “didn’t know what to expect” from Russell in “her third game in a row of the first week.” He considered throwing one of his two eighth grade pitchers, but opted against that plan until they gain more confidence in junior varsity games. That left the 15th-year head coach with his only other option, who did just fine. “Her control was the best tonight that it’s been all week,” he said. “The spot that she wanted to throw it to, she threw it to and it went there.”
Newton’s Strayer wins big race and $1,200 prize at Quad City Speedway Special to Daily News EAST MOLINE, Ill. — Jake Strayer made the two-hour haul from Newton worth his while last Sunday night at the Quad City Speedway. In his first-ever trip to the Quad City Speedway, Strayer won the
$1,200 top prize in the 21st Annual Gary Reinhart Memorial. The race is sponsored by Leffler Construction, Gade Race Engines, The Truck Doctor, Fikes Truck Line of the Quad Cities, A. Fry Construction, C&W Trucking, and Chuck Hanna. A solid field of Topper Services
IMCA modifieds battled through three heat races and two consolation races to determine the 22-car starting field. Strayer started 10th and navigated his way through traffic like he raced at QCS every Sunday night. He held off a late challenge from 2013 IMCA Modified Track Champion
Agreement reached for Clippers sale LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has agreed to buy the Los Angeles Clippers for a record-breaking $2 billion. Now it’s up to others whether the deal goes through. Shelly Sterling said in a statement issued late Thursday that she’d signed a binding contract for a sale of the Clippers by The Sterling Family Trust to Ballmer in what would be a record deal if approved by the NBA. Ballmer “will be a terrific owner,” Sterling said, “We have worked for 33 years to build the Clippers into a premier NBA franchise. I am confident that Steve will take the team to new levels of success.” Sterling negotiated the sale after her husband, Donald Sterling, made racist remarks that were made public. The remarks included Sterling telling girlfriend V. Stiviano not to bring blacks to Clippers games, specifically mentioning Hall of Famer Magic Johnson. Shelly Sterling’s statement noted that she made the deal “under her authority as the sole trustee of The Sterling Family Trust, which owns the Clippers.” Donald Sterling’s attorneys contend that he is a co-owner and therefore must give his assent for the deal to go through. They also say he won’t be giving it. “Sterling is not selling the team,” said his attorney, Bobby Samini. “That’s his position. He’s not going to sell.” Ballmer beat out bids by Guggenheim Partners and a group including former NBA All-Star Grant Hill after presenting an “all-around superior bid,” according to an individual with knowledge of the negotiations. The individual, who wasn’t authorized to speak publicly, said Ballmer made more than an hour-long personal visit to Shelly Sterling’s Malibu home Sunday and laid out his plan. “He knocked their socks off, they bonded, had a good connection,” the individual said. The amount was also the largest of the offers, and Ballmer was one potential buyer to deal with rather than numerous members of a group. Ballmer said in a statement that he is honored to have his name submitted to the NBA for approval and thanked the league for working collaboratively with him throughout the process. “I love basketball. And I intend to do everything in my power to ensure that the Clippers continue to win — and win big — in Los Angeles,” Ballmer said. “LA is one of the world’s great
cities — a city that embraces inclusiveness, in exactly the same way that the NBA and I embrace inclusiveness.” Though Donald Sterling’s attorneys now say he won’t agree to sell the team, a May 22 letter obtained by The Associated Press and written by another of Sterling’s attorneys that says that “Donald T. Sterling authorizes Rochelle Sterling to negotiate with the National Basketball Association regarding all issues in connection with a sale of the Los Angeles Clippers team.” It includes the line “read and approved” and Donald Sterling’s signature. Samini said Sterling has had a change of heart primarily because of “the conduct of the NBA.” He said NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s decision to ban Sterling for life and fine him $2.5 million as well as to try to oust him as an owner was him acting as “judge, jury and executioner.” “They’re telling me he should stand back and let them take his team because his opinion on that particular day was not good, was not popular?” Samini said. “It doesn’t make sense. He’s going to fight.” It’s unclear how the agreement will affect a special hearing of NBA owners planned for Tuesday in New York to consider the charge against Donald Sterling for damaging the league with his comments. A three-quarters vote of the 30 owners to support the charge would have resulted in the termination of both Sterlings’ ownership of the franchise. The deal is expected to be presented to the league before Tuesday, according to the individual. Silver has said his preference would be for the franchise to be sold rather than seized — and that means sold in its entirety, with neither Sterling retaining a stake. Though according to the deal’s terms, Ballmer will own 100 percent of the team, and Shelly Sterling may continue to be involved under conditions worked out privately with Ballmer, the individual said. This is not Ballmer’s first foray into potential NBA ownership. Ballmer and investor Chris Hansen headed a group that agreed to a deal to buy the Kings from the Maloof family in January 2013 with the intention of moving the team to Seattle, where the SuperSonics played until 2008. But Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson lobbied the NBA for time to put together a bid to keep the team in California, and though the Ballmer-Hansen group later increased its offer, owners voted to deny the bid for relocation.
Greg Durbin, who started 18th. Jim Sandusky, who came of out retirement for this race, finished third followed by Leland Bushong and Jason Buss. Heat race winners were Ray Cox Jr., Strayer, and Matt Werner. Consolation winners were Justin Veloz and Chris Lawrence.
Major League Baseball American League At A Glance All Times CDT By The Associated Press East Division W L Pct GB Toronto 32 23 .582 — New York 28 24 .538 2½ Baltimore 26 26 .500 4½ Boston 24 29 .453 7 Tampa Bay 23 31 .426 8½ Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 30 20 .600 — Chicago 28 27 .509 4½ Kansas City 25 28 .472 6½ Minnesota 24 27 .471 6½ Cleveland 24 30 .444 8 West Division W L Pct GB Oakland 32 22 .593 — Los Angeles 30 23 .566 1½ Texas 28 26 .519 4 Seattle 26 27 .491 5½ Houston 23 32 .418 9½ Wednesday’s Games Houston 9, Kansas City 3 Toronto 3, Tampa Bay 2 Boston 4, Atlanta 0 Milwaukee 8, Baltimore 3 Chicago White Sox 3, Cleveland 2 Texas 1, Minnesota 0 N.Y. Yankees 7, St. Louis 4 Oakland 3, Detroit 1 Seattle 3, L.A. Angels 1 Thursday’s Games Texas 5, Minnesota 4 Detroit 5, Oakland 4 Kansas City 8, Toronto 6, 10 innings Boston 4, Atlanta 3 Houston 3, Baltimore 1 L.A. Angels 7, Seattle 5 Friday’s Games Colorado (Nicasio 5-2) at Cleveland (Kluber 5-3), 6:05 p.m. Minnesota (Nolasco 2-5) at N.Y. Yankees (Nuno 1-1), 6:05 p.m. Texas (Lewis 4-3) at Washington (Strasburg 3-4), 6:05 p.m. Kansas City (Vargas 4-2) at Toronto (Happ 4-1), 6:07 p.m. Tampa Bay (Price 4-4) at Boston (Workman 0-0), 6:10 p.m. Baltimore (Mi.Gonzalez 3-3) at Houston (Oberholtzer 1-6), 7:10 p.m. San Diego (Kennedy 3-6) at Chicago White Sox (Joh. Danks 3-4), 7:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (Richards 4-1) at Oakland (Pomeranz 4-2), 9:05 p.m. Detroit (Verlander 5-4) at Seattle (Iwakuma 3-1), 9:10 p.m. Saturday’s Games Texas (Tepesch 2-0) at Washington (Fister 2-1), 11:05 a.m. Minnesota (Correia 2-6) at N.Y. Yankees (Tanaka 7-1), 12:05 p.m. Kansas City (Undecided) at Toronto (Hutchison 4-3), 12:07 p.m. San Diego (T.Ross 5-4) at Chicago White Sox (Rienzo 4-1), 1:10 p.m. Colorado (Morales 3-4) at Cleveland (Bauer 1-2), 2:05 p.m. Baltimore (Tillman 4-2) at Houston (Keuchel 6-2), 3:10 p.m. Tampa Bay (Odorizzi 2-4) at Boston (R.De La Rosa 0-0), 6:15 p.m. L.A. Angels (Skaggs 4-2) at Oakland (Milone 3-3), 9:05 p.m.
Detroit (Smyly 2-3) at Seattle (C.Young 4-2), 9:10 p.m. National League East Division W L Pct GB Atlanta 28 25 .528 — Miami 28 25 .528 — Washington 25 27 .481 2½ New York 25 28 .472 3 Philadelphia 23 28 .451 4 Central Division W L Pct GB Milwaukee 32 22 .593 — St. Louis 29 25 .537 3 Pittsburgh 24 29 .453 7½ Cincinnati 23 29 .442 8 Chicago 19 32 .373 11½ West Division W L Pct GB San Francisco 35 19 .648 — Colorado 28 25 .528 6½ Los Angeles 29 26 .527 6½ San Diego 24 30 .444 11 Arizona 23 33 .411 13 Wednesday’s Games N.Y. Mets 5, Pittsburgh 0 San Francisco 5, Chicago Cubs 0 Philadelphia 6, Colorado 3 Miami 8, Washington 5, 10 innings Boston 4, Atlanta 0 Milwaukee 8, Baltimore 3 N.Y. Yankees 7, St. Louis 4 Arizona 12, San Diego 6 Cincinnati 3, L.A. Dodgers 2 Thursday’s Games N.Y. Mets 4, Philadelphia 1 Boston 4, Atlanta 3 San Francisco 6, St. Louis 5 Arizona 4, Cincinnati 0 Pittsburgh 6, L.A. Dodgers 3 Friday’s Games Colorado (Nicasio 5-2) at Cleveland (Kluber 5-3), 6:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets (R.Montero 0-2) at Philadelphia (A.Burnett 3-4), 6:05 p.m. Texas (Lewis 4-3) at Washington (Strasburg 3-4), 6:05 p.m. Atlanta (Teheran 4-3) at Miami (Koehler 4-4), 6:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs (T.Wood 5-4) at Milwaukee (Estrada 4-2), 7:10 p.m. San Diego (Kennedy 3-6) at Chicago White Sox (Joh. Danks 3-4), 7:10 p.m. San Francisco (Bumgarner 6-3) at St. Louis (Wainwright 8-2), 7:15 p.m. Cincinnati (Leake 2-4) at Arizona (Arroyo 4-3), 8:40 p.m. Pittsburgh (Liriano 0-5) at L.A. Dodgers (Beckett 3-1), 9:10 p.m. Saturday’s Games Texas (Tepesch 2-0) at Washington (Fister 2-1), 11:05 a.m. San Diego (T.Ross 5-4) at Chicago White Sox (Rienzo 4-1), 1:10 p.m. San Francisco (M.Cain 1-3) at St. Louis (Wacha 3-3), 1:15 p.m. Colorado (Morales 3-4) at Cleveland (Bauer 1-2), 2:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets (deGrom 0-2) at Philadelphia (K.Kendrick 1-5), 2:05 p.m. Atlanta (E.Santana 4-2) at Miami (Ja.Turner 1-2), 3:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Hammel 5-3) at Milwaukee (W.Peralta 4-4), 3:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (Cumpton 0-1) at L.A. Dodgers (Ryu 5-2), 6:15 p.m. Cincinnati (Cueto 4-4) at Arizona (McCarthy 1-6), 9:10 p.m.
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Public Notices THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT JASPER COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF Laveta Mae Beitel, Deceased Probate No. ESPR036507 NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS To All Persons Interested in the Estate of Laveta Mae Beitel, Deceased, who died on or about April 15, 2014: You are hereby notified that on the 13th day of May, 2014, the last will and testament of Laveta Mae Beitel, deceased, bearing date of the 18th day of June, 1980, *December 20, 1989 was admitted to probate in the above named court and that Pamela Beitel Van Houten was appointed executor of the estate. Any action to set aside the will must be brought in the district court of said county within the later to occur of four months from the date of the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice to all heirs of the decedent and devisees under the will whose identities are reasonably ascertainable, or thereafter be forever barred. Notice is further given that all persons indebted to the estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned, and creditors having claims against the estate shall file them with the clerk of the above named district court, as provided by law, duly authenticated, for allowance, and unless so filed by the later to occur of four months from the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice (unless otherwise allowed or paid) a claim is thereafter forever barred. Dated this 13th day of May, 2014. Pamela Beitel Van Houten Executor of estate 404 - 14th Avenue NW Altoona, IA 50009 Address *Designated Codicil(s) if any, with date(s) R. Bradley Skinner, ICIS PIN No: AT0007256 Attorney for executor Skinner Law Office, P.C. 160 Adventureland Drive NW, Suite B, PO Box 367 Altoona, Iowa 50009 Address Date of second publication 30th day of May, 2014 Probate Code Section 304 May 23 & 30
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A 28E agreement between the city and the PCM school district has been approved by both entities, and now the design process will move forward on a joint wastewater management project between the entities. The hope is that the project, a new filtration and drainage system being put in alongside the athletic complex in Prairie City, will help drain
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the water out of the area more efficiently than in the past while also filtering the water through natural vegetation. The project is estimated to cost around $245,000, which will be paid by the city. The funds will be coming from a State Revolving Fund loan the city had previously taken out for its new wastewater treatment plant.
The ideal candidate will be someone who is accurate and detail and deadline oriented. We are looking for reporters who can cover anything from Friday night football games to summer baseball to writing features throughout the Jasper County area. The candidate maintainordinance a valid PCM voters go successful to polls on RPS question must possess and Plainsmen driver’s license, proof of insurance, reliablesecond transportation readingand set acceptable motor vehicle record. The hours for this position been encouraged to attend with questions and concerns via the city’s call for night and weekend availability. The Prairie City City social media. Council will address The ordinance, draftCandidates with a journalism or communication degree oris currentthe parking situation on ed off of what Parrott will not seek re-election as recorder Plainsmen Road dur- ly in use in Des Moines, ing its Thursday, Feb. would create a specific would be looking back this week forward to spending more time equivalent experience are preferred. 6, meeting after having School Passenger Parkupon a career in that very same with family, including my ten
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Despite harsh storms and adverse weather conditions, more than 300 voters turned out during a Tuesday election in the Prairie City-Monroe School District to vote on the adoption of a new revenue purpose statement. The statement was passed by wide margin, with 249 voting in favor of its adoption while 56 voted against. Check next week’s Prairie City News for additional information on the election, and what its results will mean for the district.
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As a high school junior, a wide-eyed, 16-year-old Nancy Hoen went to work for the first time in the Jasper County Recorder’s Office to work a summer job. It’s hard to imagine that girl, who grew up to become Jasper County Recorder Nancy Parrott
office that has spanned more than 40 years. She announced publicly Thursday morning this will be her last year leading the office she transformed. “County government has played such a wonderful part of my life, and I will never forget the many friends that I have made,” she said. “I look
grandchildren, and will stay connected to local government through my husband, Dennis.” Dennis Parrott currently serves as Jasper County Auditor. He was re-elected in 2012. Nancy Parrott has served as
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passed the first reading of an ordinance to allow for a loading and unloading zone next to Prairie City Elementary School. City staff and councilors are hoping for public input on the process at the meeting, and community members have
ing Zone, which would allow for parking between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. on school days only for the purpose of loading or unloading school passengers.
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Mud Pies and Sassafras Tea Antiques in Prairie City has expanded its hours, as well as its offerings, and it’s holding a sale this weekend, just in time for last-minute Valentine’s Day shoppers. The sisters and coowners, Becky Horner and Linda Dorr, have
bought a range of miscellaneous pieces. The new acquisitions come along with the announcement of their new official hours. While they were previously open about once or twice a month on the weekends, now they are setting down firm and official hours for the second Saturday of each month when they’ll open
we wanted to have consistency,” owner Horner said. “We’ll probably also open an additional weekend if Prairie City is doing something or it makes sense for a sale.” They have also begun opening a few items for rental, primarily for weddings. In a recent picking session, they acquired a pair of white iron candelabra and blue-tinted
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Astrograph Friday, May 30, 2014
Venus changed signs on Wednesday under the new moon. Yesterday, Mercury countered with a move into Cancer. This morning, the moon enters Cancer, as well, forming an alliance with the minister of communication. These changes increase the need for nurturing, reassuring words. The language of love is encouragement and optimism. TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (May 30). This year will grab your attention with a fantastic start, and you’ll know an adventure is underway. Your friends will bring color and excitement to your world in June. There will be a carrot dangling before you in July. Get down to business and make deals — do not let things stay in an undefined arrangement. Leo and Libra people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 33, 9, 13, 20 and 18. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). The opportunities that arise may not seem so different from one another, but one thing that is noticeably different is the level of excitement
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