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Skiff Medical Center names new CEO By Stephanie Alexander Special to the Daily News The Skiff Medical Center Board of Trustees has named Brett Altman to the permanent position of president and CEO of Skiff Medical Center. He will step into his new role on July 18 upon the departure of current
CEO Steve Long, who has accepted a hospital leadership position in Indiana. “Brett is ready for this next step in his career,” Long said. “He brings an exceptional combination of clinical experience, administrative experience and a unique educational background, with both an MBA and a doctor-
ate in physical therapy.” Employed at Skiff since 1994, Altman has previously served as Chief Operating Officer, Clinical Operations Officer, interim CEO and Director of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. SKIFF See Page 5A
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NewCare doctor offers care for complex medical issues By Stephanie Alexander Special to the Daily News Almost one year has passed since Dr. Showkat Hamid joined the medical practice of NewCare Health Services and while the ownership of the clinic has recently changed, the high quality of care has not. Dr. Hamid, an internal medicine physician, is joined at the practice by nurse practitioners Jodi Holloway and Alissa Kruger, and shares hospital responsibilities at Skiff Dr. Hamid Medical Center with the doctors of Newton Clinic. This collaboration has come about due to the recent acquisition of NewCare by Jasper County Health Ventures ( JCHV ), which is a joint venture between Newton Clinic and Skiff Medical Center.
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Ty Rushing/Daily News The Jasper County Relay for Life took place Friday at H.A. Lynn Stadium. This year’s theme was “Super Heroes Fighting for a Cure,” and the total amount raised is still being tabluated. Above: Todd Schuster prepares to get dunked by Morgan Piper at Relay for Life on Friday. The dunk tank fundraiser was organized by teachers from Berg Elementary School. Right: Tammy Roush donated 21 inches of hair to Locks of Love during the event. Roush had gone 15 years without a haircut before the donation. Stylists from E-Clips salon did the trimming, and Locks of Love is a foundation that makes wigs out of human hair for people battling cancer.
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By Ty Rushing Daily News Senior Staff Writer
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Tuesday’s meeting is looking like a light one for the Jasper County Board of Supervisors. Jasper County Recorder Nancy Parrott will present her office’s May report. According to the report, her office collected $16,134.26 for the month. In other business:
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Ty Rushing/Daily News Charity Simmons gets her face painted by Page Gomez during Friday’s Thunder Nites in Newton. The face painting was being done to raise funds for a teen center in Poweshiek County. See more photos online at www.newtondailynews.com.
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• There are five transfer order requests from the Jasper County Treasurer’s Office. • Kellduff 5 & 10 inc. is requesting approval for an all around tobacco permit. • Four citizens have fireworks requests.
DES MOINES (AP) — Des Moines police say an Iowa man killed in a weekend motorcycle crash wasn’t wearing a helmet. Police say 29-year-old Shawn Sabin, of Newton was killed Saturday when he ran
into a sport utility vehicle that turned in front of him to enter a parking lot. The accident happened shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday near a Hy-Vee grocery store. Police Sgt. Jason Halifax says Sabin was
unresponsive after the accident and died later at a Des Moines hospital. No one in the SUV was injured. Police will continue investigating the crash.
PEO Chapter LC to meet Tuesday PEO Chapter LC will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the home of Barbara Zacheis with Ginny Blattert serving as co-hostess.
Golden K Kiwanis to meet Tuesday The Newton Golden K Kiwanis will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Hy-Vee meeting room. The program will be Lisa Dammen with Jasper County Home Care. Anyone interested learning more about Kiwanis is welcome to come as a guest. For more information call Lt. Gov. Rev. Thomas Lloyd at (641) 792-3612.
Newton Farmers’ Market on Tuesday The Newton Farmers’ Market runs every Tuesday afternoon from 4 to 6 p.m. June through September and sells from homemade baked good to vegetables. The market is located in the parking lot next to the Centre for Arts & Artists, located at 501 W. Third St. N. in Newton. For more information on the Newton Farmers’ Market, visit www.newtonmarket.org.
Civil War, Abraham Lincoln program Wednesday at library The Newton Public Library will host a program about the Civil War and Abraham Lincoln at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the library, located at 100 N. Third Ave. W. Storyteller, musician and historian Mike Anderson brings the music of the American Civil War to life using Civil War era instruments of the men who fought the war. Stories of the formative years of the young man who became the president will create an educational and entertaining event.
JC Republicans set to meet June 23 Jasper County Republicans and Central Committee will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, June 23, at Fore Seasons Golf Practice Center The facility is located at 6232 Highway S74 S., Reasnor Road.
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Obituaries Wilma Delores York June 11, 2014 Wilma Delores York, 84, of Marshalltown died Wednesday, June 11, 2014, while in the care of Iowa River Hospice. Per her wishes no services will be held. Private burial of the cremains will occur at a later date in the family plot at Timber Valley Cemetery, south of Marshalltown. Delores was born Feb. 9, 1930, to Richard and Alberta (Sellers) Meyers. Shortly after her birth, the family moved to rural Newton, then later to Reasnor and Monroe. She attended a one room school-
house through eighth grade and then graduated from Monroe High School in 1948. In July 1950, she married Wendell D. Mick. He died in May 1954. In September 1956, she married Melvin Valentine. They divorced in 1972. On March 28, 1988, she married Charles York.
She enjoyed reading, quilting, flower gardening and travel. She had been to all 50 states, six continents, and 43 foreign countries. She retired from Fisher Controls in Marshalltown after 24 years of work. Her memberships included the Marshalltown Garden Club, Creative Retirements, Happy Gals Red Hatters, Excel of Iowa, Central Iowa Campers and Heartlanders RV Club. She was a busy volunteer with Marshall County Conservation. Delores is survived by her husband Charles, her children Dennis (Dianna) Mick, Karyl (Brian) Beem, Kelly Mick, step children Mike York, Diane (Ray) McCall
as well as 13 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Also left to mourn her are her sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Velta Meyers, Lyla “Mickie” (Ray) Williams, Jim (Linda) York, Jim (Linda) Youngblood, Larry (Mary) Weber, Russell ( Jo) York, and numerous cousins, nephews, and nieces. She was preceded in death by her first husband Wendell Mick, her parents Richard and Alberta Meyers, her sister Mildred (Hubert) Price, her brother Kenneth Meyers, Sr. and two nephews, Lynn Meyers and Ken Meyers Jr., two great-nephews and a step-son, Kirk Valentine.
active member of the Reasnor United Methodist Church and the Reasnor community. Wanda also enjoyed many years as co-owner and working at Cooper Insurance which later became Rusk Insurance. Wanda was an avid sports fan and loved watching her sons’ and grandchildren’s teams, the New York Yankees, the Iowa Hawkeyes, the Newton Cardinals, and Reasnor fast-pitch softball. She was known statewide for her delicious “Wanda Burgers” that she served from the Reasnor concession
stand for 25 years. She loved playing cards and enjoyed countless hours playing Pitch, Hearts, Spit and Polish Rummy. Wanda loved camping, “Pronto Pups”, and riding the ground train at the Iowa State Fair. Wanda was preceded in death by her parents, Louis and Julia; infant daughter, Connie Jo; her brothers and a sister, Ivan and Oakley Brodersen and Velma Winn. Those left to honor Wanda’s memory include her husband of 72 years, Curtis; her sons, Randy L. ( Joan) Lamb of Newton and Ron G. ( Jamie Shires) Lamb of Littleton, Colo.; her six grandchildren, Brandon, Tiffany, Jillian, Derek, Matt and Pat; her five greatgrandchildren, Ben, Emma, Luke, Khloe and Owen; and her many good neighbors and friends. Online condolences may be left at www.pencefh.com.
Wanda Belle Lamb June 12, 2014 Wanda Belle Lamb, 91, of Reasnor died June 12, 2014, two days before her 72nd wedding anniversary, at her home in Reasnor with her loving husband and son by her side. A funeral service for Wanda will be 10:30 am, Wednesday, June 18 at the Reasnor United Methodist Church. Pastor Randall McNeer of Reasnor United Methodist Church and Rev. Duane Skidmore will be conducting the service. Visitation with the family will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, at Pence-Reese Funeral Home in Newton. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be designated to the Reasnor United Methodist Church. Burial will be at the Palo Alto Cemetery. Wanda was born
March 8, 1923, the daughter of Louis and Julia (Charlesworth) Brodersen. She was a 1940 graduate of the Newton Senior High School. Wanda proudly taught rural county school prior to her marriage. On June 14, 1942, Wanda was united in marriage with Curtis J. Lamb at the Grace Chapel Church in rural Reasnor. A lifelong resident of the Reasnor area, she was co-owner and operator of Lambs Grocery alongside her husband, Curt. She devoted her life to family and friends and was an
Bill Riley Talent Search coming to Lynnville The Bill Riley Talent Search and statewide presenting sponsor Hy-Vee have announced the local show will be coming to Lynnville at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 21, at the Lynnville Friends Church FCC Building, located at 503 East St. The show will be held as part of Lynnville Days and is open to the public. The Bill Riley Talent Search offers an opportunity to help young Iowans experience the excitement and dedication necessary to help them succeed in life as well as on stage. The goal is to promote self-esteem, self-discipline and self-conﬁdence through participa-
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Bernadette Jensen June 13, 2014 Bernadette “Bernie” Jensen, 94, of Newton died Friday afternoon, June 13, 2014, at the Skiff Medical Center in Newton. A funeral service for Bernie will be at 2 p.m., Tuesday, June 17, at the First Lutheran Church in Newton with Pastor Zachary Bey conducting the service. PenceReese Funeral Home in Newton have been entrusted with the services. A visitation with the family will be from 5 to 7 p.m., Monday, June 16 at the church. In lieu of flowers memorials may be designated in Bernie’s name or to First Lutheran Church. Burial will be in the Newton Union Cemetery, Veteran’s Section.
Brian J. Becker June 11, 2014 Brian J. Becker, 71, of Newton died Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at Skiff Medical Center. The son of Joseph and Velva (Stitt) Becker, he was born May 25, 1943, in Iowa City. Brian grew up in Grinnell, moving to Newton in 1958, and graduating with the Newton Class of 1961. Brian attended St. Ambrose College and the University of Iowa before enlisting in the U.S. Army. Brian served his country with the
Bernie, the daughter of Arthur “Art” Roy and Rose (Quinn) McDermott, was born Feb. 16, 1920, in rural Newton. A lifelong resident of the Newton area, she graduated from the Newton Senior High, Class of 1937. On Dec. 11, 1945, Bernie was united in marriage with Dan Dale Jensen in Des Moines. She had devoted her life to family, friends, and was an active member of the Newton First Lutheran
U.S. Army 6th Special Forces “Green Berets” in Vietnam. Brian was an auditor for the State of Iowa DOT, fuel tax division, until his retirement in 2005. Brian was an avid reader and well-versed in many subjects, particularly the Vietnam War. He enjoyed golf, gardening, following University of Iowa and Big 10 sports, the Iowa Speedway and country music. He was a member of the Elks Club. He is survived by daughter Brooke Smith; grandsons, Tris-
Police Blotter Church and its community. She did clerical work at D&P Lumber in Newton for many years and seasonal work at the Maytag Dairy. Bernie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Dan on Jan. 31, 2004; her son Dean in 1998; two sisters, Marie and Regina; and three brothers, Vincent, Denny and Thomas. Those left to honor Bernie’s memory include her two sons, Doug A. (Sherry) Jensen and Dale Jensen, all of Newton; her seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a brother Joe (Barb) McDermott of Newton; a sister Peg Claerhout of Meza, Ariz.; her nieces and nephews; and her many good neighbors and friends. Online condolences may be left at www.pencefh.com.
ten and Brayden Smith; granddaughter Addisyn Smith; sisters, Susan Becker and Barbara Becker (Kate Houston). A celebration of life will be held at the Elks Lodge from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 28. A private burial will be held on Friday, June 27, at Newton Union Cemetery. For those desiring, memorials to be used for the grandchildren’s education may be left at the service or at Johnson Funeral Service. See the full obituary atjohnsonfsiowa.com.
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Stanley H. Smith, 82, of Colfax died Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton. A funeral mass will be at 2 p.m. today, Monday, June 16, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Colfax. Burial will follow at Colfax Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday at the church. Condolences may be left for the family at www.coburnfuneralhomes.com.
Richard L. “Rick” Jones, 61, died Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton. A time of visitation with the family will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, June 20, at the Pence-Reese Funeral Home in Newton.
Newton Police Department • Dayna R. Barton, 22, of Newton was charged with first-degree burglary after authorities were informed of an assault occurring at 2:30 a.m. June 7 at a residence in the 400 block of West 12th Street South. Barton was charged for allegedly entering the residence without permission, yelling at the victim and hitting her in the face. Barton was released to appear in court. • Megan Q. Beintema, 28, of Newton was charged with fourthdegree theft after authorities were dispatched at 6 p.m. Wednesday to a residence in the 500 block of North Second Avenue West in reference to a theft. She was charged for allegedly taking prescription medication, valued at $239.99, from the victim. Beintema was released to appear in court. • Thomas J. Odem, 34, of Newton was charged Tuesday with two counts of fraud and Alicia L. Geery, 29, of Newton was charged with one count of fraud following an investigation of a theft. The victim reported her credit card had been stolen and used without her consent. Officers obtained video footage of two suspects using the credit card on April 27 and identified the suspects as Odem and Geery. Odem admitted to using the card twice — once for a $10.72 purchase at Hy-Vee Gas and once for $40.09 at True Value. Geery admitted to using the card for the purchase at Hy-Vee Gas. Odem was transported to the Jasper County Jail, and Geery was released to appear in court. • Jason L. Ray, 35, of Newton was charged with public intoxication and disorderly conduct after authorities heard a group of people yelling outside the First Avenue Speakeasy at 12:27 a.m. June 6 and stopped to investigate. Ray was charged for allegedly yelling aggressively at a female and being intoxicated. He was transported to the Jasper County Jail.
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A modest proposal Al Jazeera recently covered Chattanooga, Tennessee’s high-speed Internet service (“As Internet behemoths rise, Chattanooga highlights a different path,” June 6). The “Gig,” as it’s affectionately known, operates at one gigabyte per second — about 50 times the U.S. average — charging each customer about $70 a month. It uses a preexisting fiber-optic infrastructure originally built for the electrical power utility. A couple of little-known facts regarding local Internet infrastructure: Telecommunications companies were given billions in subsidies and phone service rate hikes back in the ’90s based on their promise to build local fiber-optic infrastructure for high-speed Internet access — then they simply pocketed the money and never built that infrastructure. The original promise was something like the kind of ultra-high-speed, low-price Internet service available in most of Western Europe. You can get a lot of the facts at the website Teletruth.org. Today, telecommunications infrastructure construction by these companies is down by about 60 percent, while revenues are way up. Instead of near-instant page loads for $40 a month, it’s typical to get gouged for more than $100 and suffer slow speeds and wireless connections that constantly fade out. Believe me, I know — I get my wireless service from AT&T U-verse, and they suck more than a galactic-size black hole. This is a classic example of the oligopoly style Paul Goodman described of the companies in an industry carefully spooning out improvements over many years, while colluding to mark up prices. The telecoms, far from building out their infrastructure to increase capacity, are stripmining their existing infrastructure and using it as a cash cow while using oligopoly pricing to guarantee enormous profits on shoddy service. Hundreds of cities around the United States have high-capacity municipal fiber-optic networks just like Chattanooga’s, originally built to support local government communication functions, but they’re forbidden by law in most states (passed in response to telecom lobbying) from using those to offer Internet service to the general public. Not only that, the telecommunications industry raises hell in the state legislatures even when local school districts propose using their own fiber-optic infrastructure to provide Internet service to the public schools instead of paying Verizon, Cox or AT&T for their sorry products. These telecom companies — which received billions on subsidies for a service they failed to deliver — have the nerve to whine that it’s unfair for them to have to compete with a service subsidized by the taxpayers. So here’s my proposal: In any community like Chattanooga, with an existing fiber-optic infrastructure capable of providing better quality Internet service to a significant part of town, this infrastructure should immediately be put to use for this purpose, with rates set at actual cost of provision. But instead of being administered by the city government, it should be spun off as a consumer cooperative owned and governed by the users. In Cory Doctorow’s novel Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town, dumpster-diving hardware hackers in Toronto attempt to construct a free wireless meshwork using open-source routers built from discarded electronics, persuading neighborhood businesses to host the routers at the cost of electricity. In the real world, schools, public libraries and municipal buildings could host such routers and provide free wireless access to those in the areas covered. In fact, why not take it a step further? Forty years ago, in “Confiscation and the Homestead Principle,” Murray Rothbard argued that government property should be treated as unowned, that it should be claimed (via homesteading) as the property of those actually occupying and using it, and that government services should accordingly be reorganized as consumer or worker cooperatives. Further, he argued that the property of “private” corporations that get most of their profits from state intervention should get the same treatment. The way I see it, the telecom companies that pocketed those subsidies and rate increases back in the ’90s owe customers about $200-odd billion, plus all the profits they’ve subsequently collected via price-gouging. So when local communities with municipal fiber-optic infrastructure organize those Internet service cooperatives like I describe above, they might as well go ahead and void out the telecom companies’ property claims to the “private” infrastructure as well and incorporate that infrastructure into the consumer cooperatives. Those who follow the “net neutrality” debate are rightly outraged that Internet service providers are threatening to gouge customers based entirely on their ability to pay, simply because they can. But the proper expression of this outrage is not hacking at the branches through regulatory legislation. It’s striking at the root: The ability of the telecom companies, thanks to government subsidies and privilege, to get away with such behavior. It’s time to expropriate the expropriators. Kevin Carson is a senior fellow of the Center for a Stateless Society and holds the Center’s Karl Hess Chair in Social Theory.
From river rat to union negotiator Five-year-old Renae Roberts looked up from the mile-long rows of soybeans. The sun was beginning to scorch, and the mosquitoes and heat made it difficult to breath. The machete she was using to chop volunteer corn, its split handle wrapped in black electrical tape, was blistering her hand. R e n a e ’s two years older brother, Steve, was ahead of her, swinging his machete like a golf club, volunteer By Curt Swarm corn flying. Guest Columnist She could see his lips moving, and knew he was cussing, something never allowed at home. Their clothes were soaked from dew, but in another hour it would be too hot, and they could quit for the day — go swimming off the sandbar in the Mississippi. That morning, their mother had set the clock ahead an hour, tricking them into getting up and out into the field early. A rotten trick, if you asked Renae, but effective. The year was 1959. Renae had to urinate. Steve was far enough ahead that he couldn’t see her, if she hid in the beans. She broke off a button weed leaf, its velvety underside would do for toilet paper. She had just squatted down when she heard a noise behind her. She froze. Someone or something was coming. If Steve was up to one of his tricks, she would pelt him with dirt clods. The sound grew closer. A head poked through the bean rows. It was Billy, her pet raccoon. Renae also had two pet squirrels that had been blown from their nest in a storm. She bottle fed lambs on the back porch, and got her hand pecked while gathering eggs. She would witness her mother beat the odds against cancer and survive until she was 80. Renae and Steve were the sixth generation to live on the family farm, five miles east of Kingston, near Meeker’s Landing on the Mississippi River. Renae’s great grandfather had built and lived in a log cabin on the farm. He had a sawmill and was a well-known dairy farmer. Everyday, he would take his milk across the river in a rowboat to Oquawka, Ill., because it was closer than driving to Burlington. Renae’s mother, riding a horse five miles one way, was the
Renae Roberts and her older brother, Steve, in 1959.
first in the family to go to high school. Renae would be the first to graduate from college, going first to what was then Burlington Junior College, then Iowa Wesleyan College in Mt. Pleasant. On Sundays, the family would visit friends and relatives. There was never a call ahead to let them know you were coming. You just showed up. The visit always included a tour of the yard and garden. With a trowel or spade in hand, slips of plants were dug and given as gifts, a show of friendship. No “thanks” were ever mentioned. German stock didn’t show emotion. The tour was a walk of remembering, a memorial garden. “This was Melba’s.” “This was Aunt Martha’s. She had the most beautiful peonies.” Fast forward to today. Renae is the big six-zero. She lives in Illinois, but often returns to Burlington to be close to home and the river. Renae has spent 23 years in the Chicago area as an elementary-school teacher, and 15 years in the teachers’ union as a negotiator. She is thankful for her river upbringing and believes it equipped her well for a career in education and interest-based bargaining/problem solving. Like on the river, you have to read the signs. Where are the currents? Where are the holes? If you get your hand pecked by a cranky old hen, do you wring its neck,
or leave it alone to lay another day? If your crops are wiped out by flood, tough it out until next year. Take care of the less fortunate, and empower them. Work and survive. Their lives on the river were filled with sayings: “It’s time for mushroom hunting when the Redbud leaves are as big as squirrel ears.” “If you can see the underside of the leaves, it’s going to rain.” Her knowledge base is invaluable. All directions were given from the river. When you’re young you want to get away. When you’re old, you return. Renae and her husband, Bob, trowel and cardboard box in hand, traipse the old homestead, a Century Farm, and dig slips. Her mother had the most gorgeous dark red ruby peonies that were handed down from her great-great grandmother, maybe further. The peonies will look great at Raven Rock, their lakeside home in Dixon, Ill. (she had to be close to water) — a bit of the farm and her mother in their own front yard. Have a good story? Call or text Curt Swarm in Mt. Pleasant at (319) 217-0526, email him at email@example.com, or visit his website at www.empty-nestwords-photos-and-frames.com. Curt also reads his stories on www. lostlakeradio.com.
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Reasnor audit report released
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Iowa State Auditor Mary Mosiman has released an audit report on the City of Reasnor. The city’s receipts totaled $163,037 for the year ended June 30, 2013. The receipts included $43,468 in property tax, $40,463 from charges for service, $68,168 from operating grants, contributions and restricted interest, $10,930 from local option sales tax and $8 from unrestricted interest on investments. Disbursements for the
DES MOINES (AP) — An exhibit focusing on Iowa’s place in movie history has been announced by Gov. Terry Branstad. “Hollywood In The Heartland” opens at the State Historical Museum of Iowa on June 27. It features a 6,400-squarefoot exhibit of Hollywood
Skiff Continued from Page 1A “I am very humbled that the board feels that I am the best person to move the organization forward,” Altman said. “I recognize the challenge and that it will take a full effort from all of the wonderful members of the Skiff team, medical community and citizens to make certain that we continue to have the best care close to home.” Altman’s honors include being named Sports Medicine Professional of the Year, appointment to the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Nutrition, and receiving the Olive Farr
year ended June 30, 2013 totaled $177,877 and included $62,699 for community and economic development, $31,424 for general government and $23,300 for debt service. Also, disbursements for business type activities totaled $40,374. A copy of the audit report is available for review in the Reasnor city clerk’s office, in the in the state auditor’s office or online at http://auditor.iowa.gov/ reports/1322-0472-B00F. pdf.
Award, which is the highest honor bestowed on a member of the Iowa Physical Therapy Association. He was selected to serve as a member of the U.S. medical delegation at the 2003 Pan American Games in the Dominican Republic, the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, and has traveled extensively with the USA Triathlon team. He is a past President of the Iowa Physical Therapy Association. Recently, Altman was named to the Advisory Council of the Iowa Healthcare Collaborative. Altman is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, which is the highest standard of certification for health-care management.
Hamid Continued from Page 1A “This new arrangement has been beneficial to our patients, as well as our staff and providers,” Dr. Hamid said. “It allows us to commit our time and resources to offering the highest quality of care, because JCHV administrators are able to focus on the business side. I also enjoy the continuity of care and collaboration with my colleagues down the street, and I appreciate them utilizing my services when they have patients with complex and high-risk conditions.” “Dr. Hamid is a talented internist who greatly supplements the services provided at Skiff Medical Center and in the health-care community,” said Mark Thayer, clinic administrator for Newton Clinic and JCHV. “He has received world-class training in New York and is board-certified in
memorabilia including Academy Awards won by actresses Cloris Leachman and Donna Reed, both Iowa natives. Items from other Iowaborn actors including John Wayne, Ashton Kutcher, Brandon Routh and Tom Arnold are on display.
Arnold, an Ottumwa native, is scheduled to appear at the exhibit’s premier to talk about his movie making experiences. The exhibit discusses movies made in Iowa including “Field of Dreams” and “Bridges of Madison County.”
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Altman is current club President of iSpeak Toastmasters in Newton. He received his Competent Toastmaster in 1999 and his Competent Leader and Advance Leader Bronze in 2014. In addition to Toastmasters, Altman is an active member of the Newton Kiwanis and currently serves on the elder board at Community Heights Alliance Church. Altman and his wife of 22 years, Sarah, have four children ages 8 through 14. In addition to naming Altman as CEO, the board officially accepted the recommendation of an outside assessment team, Clifton|Larson|Allen, that Skiff should begin the pro-
the practice of internal medicine. In the fairly short time Dr. Hamid has been in Newton, he has been called upon numerous times to co-manage patient care.” As an internist, Dr. Hamid treats adults ages 18 and older for both acute and chronic conditions, as well as providing preventative medicine. He knew from a fairly early age that medicine was the career path for him. “I always scored high in the sciences and enjoyed learning, challenges and competition,” he said. “And I had such admiration of physicians when I would go to them as a child. It seemed they knew everything. I wanted to possess that kind of knowledge.” Dr. Hamid received his initial medical education from Govt. Medical College Srinagar, one of the most reputed medical schools in India. In December 2006, he moved to New Delhi for a hospital-based job in In-
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cess of seeking a partner. Specifically, the board directed the senior leadership team to establish an affiliation team and develop a specific strategy to move this process along as quickly as possible. The board also directed that Altman, in his new role as CEO, devote the majority of his time to leading this effort. To ensure this is possible, the board has approved the development of the position of interim Chief Administrative Officer, who will provide senior-level leadership for the day-to-day administrative, support and financial functions at Skiff; this position will be filled by an external candidate. This individual will work closely
draprastha Apollo Hospital, one of the largest health-care groups in Asia. “I worked in various areas during the next three years,” he said. “Many of my colleagues thought I would end up as a surgeon, but I found myself admiring the work of the internists. They took care of the sickest patients, ran codes, ran ICUs. Even surgeons would ask advice from the internists. Once I decided I wanted to make internal medicine my field of expertise, I moved to the United States to further my medical training.” Dr. Hamid joined SUNY at Buffalo as an internal medicine resident. He finished his post-graduate training in June 2013 and started at NewCare that August. “As I was interviewing at various locations for employment, I found that I kept comparing every other place to Newton,” he said. “It soon became clear to me that it was the best fit. I’m very glad I made that
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with Skiff ’s Chief Nursing Officer, Sheryl Tilus, to manage the daily operations of the hospital while Altman focuses his attention on the affiliation process. “We were blessed to have Steve Long as an extraordinary leader in our community for the past four and a half years,” Altman said, “and he will be deeply missed. My family has called Newton home for the past 20 years, and we are committed to finding a partner to ensure that Newton and Jasper County have a hospital for the long haul.” An announcement regarding the individual named to the interim administrative role will be forthcoming.
choice, as the community here has been extremely welcoming.” “Dr. Hamid has been an exceptional addition to the medical staff at Skiff Medical Center,” said Skiff CEO Steve Long. “His recent training in internal medicine has increased the depth of the practice both for inpatients and outpatients in our community. One of my teenage daughters was recently admitted to Skiff by Dr. Hamid for a difficult-to-diagnose medical condition and I can say from this personal experience that Dr. Hamid combines a very personal bedside manner with a thoroughness that is just outstanding.” Dr. Hamid’s areas of expertise include diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obstructive lung disease, perioperative medicine and preventative medicine. He is accepting new patients at NewCare, 315 W. Third St. N., Newton, and appointments can be made by calling (641) 791-0790.
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Having a baby won’t fix fighting couple’s problems DEAR ABBY: Lately I have been having problems with my live-in boyfriend, “Ethan.” We fight about everything, and he refuses to admit when he’s wrong. Ethan has been sleeping on the couch for a week waiting for me to take the first step and reconcile. He isn’t working and I am, and that is probably what has him so mad. I pay all the bills, and he thinks I feel superior because I’m bringing in money and he’s not. We argue day and night, swear and scream at each other, and he does not appreciate everything I’m doing so we can survive. I have two daughters, he has one, and I’m supporting all of us. Do you think it’s a good idea for us to have a baby? Ethan is desperate for a child with me — even though we can’t get along or communicate. — MARY JANE IN MASSACHUSETTS DEAR MARY JANE: Not only do I think it’s not a good idea, but I think it’s a terrible idea. Babies are expensive, and you’re already carrying a heavy load. I suspect that Ethan thinks a baby will fix what’s wrong in your relationship, but he’s wrong. Don’t do it! It would be a huge mistake. DEAR ABBY: In the summer of 1995, I was a 12-year-old girl living in a motel in a suburb of Cleveland with my mother, older brother and younger sister. We were poor and very hungry. My mother led my younger sister and me to a doughnut shop for our only meal of the day. After waiting for everyone to leave, my mother approached the young woman behind the counter and asked to buy some doughnuts with our foreign coins. It was the only money we had. Instead of turning us away, she told my mother: “We’re allowed to give away a certain number of free doughnuts every day. Just tell me what you want.” (I don’t know if this was true.) It was because of her kindness that my family ate that day. If that kind woman is reading this, I want to say: “Thank you. You made the hunger go away for just a little bit, so a
mother and her children could go a day without pain. You remain forever in a little girl’s heart.” — URSALA IN MESSINA, ITALY DEAR URSALA: I, too, hope your benefactor sees your letter. Her generosity that day provided nourishment not only for your bodies, but also for your faith in the humanity of others — and I am sure you have emulated her example in the years that have followed. After all, isn’t that what acts of kindness are all about? DEAR ABBY: Once a year I invite my mother, who lives in Arizona, to visit me in California. This year, Mom has decided to bring one of my sisters along because “she really needs a vacation.” My sisters live in the same city as Mom and can visit her anytime they please. I see Mom once a year at most, and I do not want to share my limited time with her. How do I let my sisters know they’re not welcome without causing a family rift? — WANTS QUALITY TIME WITH MOM DEAR WANTS: You shouldn’t have to tell your sisters. The person you need to tell is your mother, who should not have invited anyone without clearing it with you first. Because you’re having trouble with what to say to her, read her the second paragraph of your letter to me. She may have been well-meaning, but she was misguided.
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Van Gorp finds perfect fit in life, business with Ooh La La Fashion Boutique By Zach Johnson Daily News Staff Writer Since February, Ooh la la Boutique owner Tonya Van Gorp has found owning her own boutique has been a perfect fit for her life. “My mom’s side of the family lives in Omaha and they’re big shoppers.” Tonya said. “Whenever I am around they love to take me out and go shopping at little boutiques.” Those shopping trips gave Tonya the dream of one day wanting to open her own boutique. “My aunts have always wanted me to open up my own boutique, because she always said, ‘I would be so good at it,’” Tonya said. “I loved the idea, but knew it probably wasn’t going to happen.” On one shopping trip, Tonya and her aunts found a little fashion boutique called “Ooh la la,” Tonya felt a connection with this boutique. “I told them if I ever do open a boutique I would call it ‘Ooh La La Fashion Boutique.’” About five years later, Tonya would find herself on a journey that would eventually lead up to the opening of the boutique. “I have been looking for a job for a while, which isn’t easy,” Tonya said. “I went to DMACC to make my resume look a little better to try to find an office job I am kind of glad it didn’t work out because its certainly not me and this is just me— perfectly.” In February, Tonya found herself surround-
ed by her family and friends and opened up Ooh la la Boutique inside Aleya Salon and Spa. “My family loved finding out that I was going to open a boutique,” Tonya said. “They still keep asking about when am I going to have my grand open house, so they can come back to shop some more.” Having been born and raised in Newton, Tonya has found opening up a business in her hometown has given her a unique sense of community. “You really get that sense of community as certain customers come in and instantly have a connection with them and they feel like family to me,” Tonya said. “We just bond like that and it seems everyone gets to know who you are. It’s nice to be known in your town.” Having her boutique inside Aleya has been a perfect fit for Tonya as many of her repeat customers are Aleya customers. “I love being in Aleya and I love everyone there,” Tonya said. “I love it all from the accessories to the hats and handbags. Also owning my own business and being able to come in and being able to do something that I enjoy is great as well. I have had so many people come in and express how happy they were that I opened the boutique and that it’s perfect for me because they know me as a person.” The boutique sells
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fashion accessories, jewelry, “blingy” hats and handbags along with an assortment of unique accessories that can make for a great gift for someone or yourself. One of the distinct goals for Tonya is having women’s apparel at the boutique. “I have been to one market so far, but didn’t have much luck with women’s apparel,” Tonya said. “I would like to get a denim line, which I am kind of working on right now through working with different apparel markets.” Tonya’s goal with the women’s apparel is making sure it’s a perfect fit for the boutique year round throughout the seasons. “I want it to be
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Daily News Wood unleashes one-hitter in Cardinal victory By Jocelyn Sheets Daily News Sports Editor
NEWTON — Six innings under his belt and no hits allowed. Newton junior Tyler Wood went back on the mound to face Grinnell’s Tigers in the seventh inning. Four pitches in, the nohitter hopes of Wood were dashed. Grinnell’s junior third baseman Denton York connected on a 1-2 pitch and smashed a double. “The win is the most important thing, but I am a little upset. I’m not going to lie,” Wood said after three ground balls later, he had a one-hit, complete game with the Cardinals winning 5-1. “I was pretty close. I was thinking about it but I wasn’t going to talk about it. I gave up that hit. I thought I had the pitch to get it done and he got ahold of it,” Wood added. Wood admitted he had a shaky start to the game. “The first inning I kind of struggled. I got the bases loaded and worked out of the game. Then in the second inning I came out strong and from then on,” Wood said. Aside from two errors — one in the first and one in the sixth, the Cardinal defense made the plays behind Wood. Wood notched nine strikeouts and issued two walks. “The W is the best part and get off the losing streak,” Wood said. “My fastball was working pretty well and I’d throw an off-speed to keep them off balance. This was the farthest I’ve gotten with a no-hit effort.” Newton, which had lost a couple close games of late, was
in another one with Grinnell in Little Hawkeye Conference play. The Cardinals took advantage of two Tiger errors to manufacture a run in the second inning. Mike McCormick reached on a one-out error and moved to second on a passed ball. An errant throw to third allowed Derek Wrage to reach safely, ending up at second base on the play. McCormick attempted to steal home and was tagged out. Jeff Stanton, who had two singles in the game, drove in the run on a base hit. Stanton’s second base hit came with one gone in the fifth. Bryce Tish used a sacrifice bunt to move Stanton to second base. Chandler Sturtz singled to center field and Stanton scored. Wood and the Cardinals worked around an error in the top of the sixth to retire the Tigers. Then they cashed in on a Tiger error in the bottom of the inning. “I was working well but it was good to get those insurance runs. Everybody was hitting the ball and getting on base,” Wood said. “Jordan (Travis) came through with the big hit. He was due. He has been hitting the ball hard all year.” Michael Barr hit a ball hard to second base and reached on an error to open the sixth for the Cardinals. He dashed to second on a passed ball and swiped third base. Evan Shimon drew a walk. Jordan Travis belted a tworun triple over the Grinnell center fielder’s head. “I was just looking for a pitch I could hit. He gave me
Jocelyn Sheets/Daily News Newton junior Tyler Wood is in motion to deliver a pitch in Friday’s home game. Wood took a no-hit, shutout bid into the seventh inning against Grinnell. The Cardinals won 5-1 on Wood’s one-hit performance on the mound.
one right down the middle. I was just trying to hit it to the outfield to score a run,” Travis said. “We’ve been hitting the ball a lot better since the first week of the games. Sometimes we didn’t capitalize on it, but tonight we did.” After York doubled for Grinnell in the seventh, Wood coaxed ground balls
Kaymer closes out wire-to-wire US Open win PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Martin Kaymer returned to the elite in golf with a U.S. Open victory that ranks among the best. A forgotten star for two years while building a complete game, Kaymer turned the toughest test of golf into a runaway at Pinehurst No. 2 on Sunday to become only the seventh wire-to-wire winner in 114 years of the U.S. Open. Kaymer closed with a 1-under 69 — the only play-
er from the last eight groups to break par — for an eights h o t victory o v e r Kaymer Rickie Fo w l e r and Erik Compton, the twotime heart transplant recipient and the only player who
even remotely challenged the 29-year-old German. So dominant was Kaymer that no one got closer than four shots over the final 48 holes. Only a late bogey kept Kaymer from joining Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy as the only players to finish a U.S. Open in double digits under par. He made a 15-foot par putt on the 18th US OPEN See Page 2B
out of the next three hitters. A run scored but the Cardinals sealed with victory breaking a three-game losing skid. Newton co-head coaches Darin Tisdale and Pat Riley agreed it was a big conference win at the end of a long week. The Cardinals improved to 4-3 in Little Hawkeye play and 5-7 overall.
Newton has another long week starting tonight at Oskaloosa for a LHC doubleheader. The Cardinals have 12 games this week, concluding at home for the Cardinal Tournament Saturday at Woodland Park. Newton will play two junior varsity games in the morning and two varsity games in the afternoon.
Spurs capture the NBA title SAN ANTONIO (AP) — From their low moment in the NBA Finals, back to the top of the league. The San Antonio Spurs turned the rematch with the Miami Heat into no match at all. The Spurs finished off a dominant run to their fifth NBA championship Sunday night, ending the Heat’s two-year title reign with a 104-87 victory that wrapped up the series in five games. A year after their heart-
breaking seven-game defeat, their only loss in six finals appearances, the Spurs won four routs to deny Miami’s quest for a third straight championship. Kawhi Leonard, named the finals MVP, had 22 points and 10 rebounds for the Spurs. San Antonio added this title to the ones the Spurs won in 1999, 2003, NBA See Page 2B
Cardinal girls down Tigers in Little Hawkeye play By Jocelyn Sheets Daily News Sports Editor
load the bases. Sydney Jenkins delivered a three-run double, and then scored on an RBI NEWTON — A four-run single by Madison Bagnall. third inning propelled NewIn the sixth, Kaytlin Ahn opened the inning with a ton’s Cardinals to a 7-2 win at single for Newton. With two gone, Davis drove in a run with a base hit. Stock hit a two-run home run. Grinnell turned a walk and hit batter into two runs in the seventh. The Cardinals are 3-10 overall and 2-5 in conference play. Three of the top eight ranked teams ranked in Class 4A are in the Little Hawkeye Conference. Top-ranked Dallas Center-Grimes handed eighth-ranked Oskaloosa its first loss Friday, 1-0. Newton has a busy week starting tonight with a doubleheader at No. 8 Oskaloosa (14-1, 6-1). The Cardinals host fifth-ranked Norwalk (10-2) for a doubleheader Tuesday, then play Pella in conference action at home Wednesday. The Cardinals step out of conference play at the end of the week. They play at Ames Jocelyn Sheets/Daily News Thursday. They are in the Newton third baseman Kari Adams applies the tag as a Grinnell player hits the slides back into the base safely. The Cardinals kept West Marshall tournament at the Tigers at bay throughout Friday’s Little Hawkeye Conference game at home, winning 7-2. Newton broke a five-game losing skid with the State Center Saturday. victory.
home Friday over Grinnell in Little Hawkeye Conference softball play. The victory halted a five-game losing streak for the Cardinals. Ashton Hoffman was in con-
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scored twice in the seventh. Bailey Davis drew a leadoff walk in the third and Lizzie Stock hit into a fielder’s choice but both runners were safe. Kari Adams singled to
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Area baseball, softball roundup By Ben Schuff Daily News Sports Writer C-M baseball earns second win COLLINS — The Colfax-Mingo Tigerhawks experienced success on the road for the first time this season on June 13. Colfax-Mingo defeated CollinsMaxwell/Baxter, 6-1. It was the fewest runs the Tigerhawks have allowed all season. After CMB scored in the bottom of the first, the Tigerhawks scored twice in the second to take the lead. ColfaxMingo added one run in the third and sixth innings and two more in the top of the seventh. CMB’s Hunter McWhirter, who
was the losing pitcher in the game, had two of his team’s five hits. PCM baseball loses two of three The Prairie City-Monroe Mustangs lost two of three over the Father’s Day weekend. PCM lost a conference road game at Saydel, 16-3, on June 13 and then went 1-1 in tournament action at East Marshall on June 14. The Mustangs defeated Cardinal, 10-3, in their opening game at the East Marshall tournament. PCM scored nine runs in the third inning to distance itself from Cardinal. Sophomore Clay Cooper led PCM by going 3-for-4 with four RBIs. Senior Troy Vittetoe also had three hits and scored two runs.
Ben Schuff/Daily News Collins-Maxwell/Baxter shortstop Spencer Gauch tries to catch a throw from the catcher as Colfax-Mingo’s Nate Smith slides into second base in a game on June 13. Colfax-Mingo won, 6-1.
Freshman Luke Greiner picked up the win in his first outing of the season. He pitched 4 2-3 innings and allowed one hit. PCM lost to Hudson, 5-2, in its second game of the East Marshall tournament. Hudson took the lead for good in the fifth by breaking a 2-all tie and then added two more runs in the sixth for the final score. Sophomore Tyler Foster took the loss for PCM. Foster walked six batters in five innings pitched. He allowed only one hit and struck out four. PCM junior Trey Lindsay had two of his team’s six hits against Hudson. C-M softball shutout at A-D-M ADEL — The Tigerhawks saw their three-game winning streak turn into a three-game losing streak over the weekend. Colfax-Mingo lost all of its games at a tournament hosted by A-D-M. The Tigerhawks lost to A-D-M, 3-0, and Ballard, 8-0, on June 13, and then lost to Van Meter, 5-3, on June 14. Colfax-Mingo fell behind early in all three games as their opponents scored in either the first or second innings. The Tigerhawks are now 8-5. PCM softball drops three of four The Prairie City-Monroe Mustangs experienced their first backto-back loses of the season this past weekend. PCM lost two of its three games at a tournament at Eddyville-Blakesburg on June 14. The Mustangs (10-4) beat Sigour-
Lynnville-Sully girls power their way to No. 2 in Class 1A
L-S boys go 1-1 in SICL play By Jocelyn Sheets Daily News Sports Editor
By Jocelyn Sheets Daily News Sports Editor SULLY — Friday the 13th didn’t faze Lynnville-Sully’s softball players nor did Saturday the 14th. The Hawks are on a 13-game win streak after rolling through last week. They gave up just two runs in five games since Wednesday while piling up 58 runs. On Saturday in their home tournament, the Hawks exploded for nine runs in the fourth inning against Des Moines Christian on their way to a 12-2 win. Des Moines Christian scored single runs in the third and fourth innings to make it 3-2. LynnvilleSully ended the day with an 11-0 win over Collins-Maxwell/Baxter in five innings. Lynnville-Sully dominated host Belle Plaine Friday night, winning the South Iowa Cedar League doubleheader, 14-0 and 11-0. They dispatched H-L-V of Victor, 10-0, on Wednesday in SICL play. Lynnville-Sully moved to No. 2 in Iowa Class 1A ranking at the end of the week. The Hawks are 17-1 overall — the lone loss was to Class 4A’s Ballard. They are 10-0 in conference play. Madison Rasmusson garnered all five pitching victories for the Hawks. She allowed 17 hits, — not over four a game —
walked four batters and racked up 25 strikeouts. Of the course of the five games, LynnvilleSully pounded out 38 singles, seven doubles and one home run. Leading the offensive onslaught was Kaisha Ehresman with nine base hits and a double and Rasmusson with eight singles and a double. Shelby Davis had a home run in the win over Des Moines Christian and had four singles and two doubles in the games. Becca Vos connected for four singles and two doubles and Jade Van Rees had three base hits and one single Lysandra James and Saylin Lukehart each hit three singles. Hitting a single each were Kristal Beyer, Brenna Lanser, Rachel VanWyk and Kristin VanderWilt. Lynnville-Sully goes to Iowa Valley tonight in league play and hosts Pella Christian Tuesday in a non-league contest.
US Open: Johnson hits hole-in-one Continued from Page 1B hole, dropping his putter as the ball fell into the center of the cup, just like so many other putts this week. “No one was catching Kaymer this week,” Compton said, who closed with a 72 to earn earned a trip to the Masters next April. “I was playing for second. I think we all were playing for second.” This U.S. Open really ended on Friday. Kaymer set the U.S. Open record with back-to-back rounds of 65 to set the pace at 10-under 130. He began Sunday with a five-shot lead, and after a 10-foot par save on the second hole, Kaymer belted a driver on the 313-yard third hole. The ball landed on the front of the green and rolled to the back, setting up a two-putt birdie. Kaymer finished at 9-under 271, the second-lowest score in U.S. Open history next to McIlroy’s 268 at Congressional in 2011. He won his second major — the other was the 2010 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits in a three-man playoff — and this one wasn’t close. Kaymer has as many majors as Bernhard Langer, the two-time Masters champion and a mentor to Kaymer. Langer sent him text mes-
sages earlier in the week. Kaymer’s father was home in Germany, where he said Father’s Day was celebrated a few weeks ago. “I didn’t get anything for my father that day,” Kaymer said. “So maybe this works.” Among those who congratulated Kaymer on the 18th green was Sandra Gal, a German player on the LPGA Tour. The Women’s U.S. Open takes over Pinehurst No. 2 on Monday. It was another frustrating day for Phil Mickelson, who didn’t come close to completing his career Grand Slam. The six-time Open runner-up failed to break par all week, finishing with a 72 that left him at 7-over 287. The world’s top-ranked player, Adam Scott, turned in a 69 to wind up at 282. Iowa native Zach Johnson had the shot of the day, acing the 172yard ninth hole. Johnson’s 7-iron landed about 20 feet left of the flag, bounced twice, and curled down the slope into the cup. The player flung his club in the air while the gallery roared, then took off on a hand-slapping celebration along both sides of the ropes. After retrieving his ball from the hole, he tossed it into the crowd.
ney before losing to Eddyville-Blakesburg, 11-1 in six innings, and Mt. Pleasant, 3-2, at the one-day tournament. PCM tied Mt. Pleasant at 2-all in the bottom of the sixth inning before allowing the go-ahead run to Mt. Pleasant in the seventh. Jayci Vos batted .500 (5-for-10) in the three games and MaKenna Van Veen went 3-for-7 on the day. The Mustangs also lost at Saydel, 4-3, on June 13. PCM held a 3-1 lead until the Eagles scored one run in the fifth, sixth and seventh innings, resulting in PCM’s second loss of the year. CMB swept at Lynnville-Sully tournament SULLY — Collins-Maxwell/Baxter lost two games to host LynnvilleSully and Melcher-Dallas on June 14. CMB was shutout for the third time this season in a 11-0 loss to Lynnville-Sully. Raider pitcher Mackenzie Schmitz was tagged for eights hits and five earned runs in the loss. She also walked seven batters. Schmitz, Payge Jurgens, Taylor Ross and Megan Ritter each had one hit against the Hawks. CMB also dropped a back-andforth game to Melcher-Dallas, 10-6. Heather Jessen was the pitcher of record, giving up 13 hits and walking three. Avery Hlavacek and Abbie Haupert both hit two doubles in the loss for the Raiders. Ross and Ritter each added a pair of singles.
SULLY — Lynnville-Sully’s baseball team won at home Wednesday night in a close game then lost on the road Friday in another contest that went to the final inning. Being the home team was important in the two one-run games play by the Hawks in South Iowa Cedar League play. H-L-V of Victor tied Wednesday’s game up with two runs in the third inning. Lynnville-Sully responded with a run in its half of the inning, regaining the lead, 3-2. The Hawks maintained their advantage for the next 3 1/2 innings. Lucas Smith threw a complete game for the win. Smith allowed five hits walked five and struck out three. Zach Kaldenberg cranked out two singles for the Hawks. T.J. Cunningham tripled and Daniel Zimmerman singled. At Belle Plaine Friday, the Hawks rallied from a 2-0 first-inning deficit to lead 5-3 by the end of the sixth inning. Belle Plaine scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh to win 6-5. Jake Brand took the pitching loss for LynnvilleSully, going the whole way. He gave up 10 hits, walked three and struck out 10. Zach Maasdam and Payton Scandridge each delivered two singles for the Hawks. Kaldenberg doubled. Sage Ehresman and Zimmerman each had a single. Lynnville-Sully is 6-4 overall and 4-4 in SICL play. The Hawks travel to Iowa Valley tonight and host Montezuma on Wednesday.
NBA: Spurs win fifth championship Continued from Page 1B ‘05 and ‘07. They nearly had another last year, but couldn’t hold off the Heat and lost in seven games. San Antonio rebounded from an early 16-point deficit by outscoring the Heat 37-13 from the start of the second quarter to midway in the third. The celebration the Heat canceled last season was on by the early second half Sunday, when the Spurs had finished digging their way out of an early 16-point hole and opened another huge lead.
LeBron James had 31 points and 10 rebounds for the Heat, who lost their spot atop the NBA to the team that had it so long. The Spurs won four titles in nine years, but hadn’t been back on top since 2007, making Foreigner’s “Feels Like the First Time” and appropriate song choice after the final buzzer. Tim Duncan and coach Gregg Popovich have been here for all of them, and it was the fourth for Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili, who with Duncan are once again the reigning the Big Three in the NBA.
Kings capture Stanley Cup LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings ended the longest postseason in franchise history with the longest game they had ever played. Thanks to Alec Martinez and one beautiful rebound goal, they finished as champions again. Martinez scored 14:43 into the second overtime, and the Kings won the Stanley Cup for the second time in three years with a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers in Game 5. Marian Gaborik scored a tying
power-play goal with 12:04 left in regulation for the resilient Kings, who rallied from yet another deficit before finishing off the Rangers in the longest game in franchise history and the third overtime game at Staples Center in this series. Jonathan Quick made 28 saves and Conn Smythe Trophy winner Justin Williams scored an early goal as Los Angeles added a second title to its 2012 championship, the first in the franchise’s 47-year history.
Monday, June 16, 2014
TER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION TWENTY-FOUR, THENCE NORTH 200 FEET; THENCE EAST 175 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 200 FEET; THENCE WEST 175 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. BEGINNING AT A POINT 20 FEET NORTH OF THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION TWENTYFOUR, TOWNSHIP EIGHTY NORTH, RANGE EIGHTEEN WEST OF THE FIFTH P.M., JASPER COUNTY, IOWA, THENCE NORTH 200 FEET, THENCE EAST 175 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 200 FEET, THENCE WEST 175 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, BEING A PART OF PARCEL A OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION TWENTY-FOUR, AS APPEARS IN THE PLAT IN BOOK 970, AT PAGE 483, IN THE OFFICE OF THE RECORDER OF SAID COUNTY. AKA PARCEL “A” OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 24, TOWNSHIP 80 NORTH, RANGE 18 WEST OF THE 5TH P.M., JASPER COUNTY, IOWA, AS APPEARS IN PLAT IN BOOK 970, AT PAGE 483 IN THE OFFICE OF THE RECORDER OF SAID COUNTY. Street Address 2350 HIGHWAY 224 NORTH, KELLOGG, IA The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale 07/15/2014 Time of Sale 10:00 AM Place of Sale 2300 LAW CENTER DRIVE, NEWTON, IA This sale not subject to redemption. Property exemption: Certain money or property may be exempt. Contact your attorney promptly to review specific provisions of the law and file appropriate notice, if applicable. Judgment Amount $170,558.66 Costs $1,665.00 Accrued Costs PLUS Interest 6.5% OF $155,271.98 FROM 08/01/2013 Attorney HOPKINS, BENJAMIN W. (515) 222-9400 Date 05/15/2014 Sheriff JOHN R. HALFERTY June 9 & 16
this county. The execution ordered the sale of defendant(s) Real Estate Property to satisfy the judgment. The property to be sold is: LOT EIGHT IN PLEASANT PLACE PLAT TWO IN THE CITY OF NEWTON, JASPER COUNTY, IOWA, AS APPEARS IN PLAT BOOK F AT PAGE 34 (NOW SHOWN AT PLAT CABINET A, AT PAGE 86) IN THE OFFICE OF THE RECORDER OF SAID COUNTY Street Address 1425 N. 9TH AVE. PLACE E., NEWTON, IOWA The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale 07/15/2014 Time of Sale 10:00 AM Place of Sale 2300 LAW CENTER DRIVE, NEWTON, IA This sale not subject to redemption. Property exemption: Certain money or property may be exempt. Contact your attorney promptly to review specific provisions of the law and file appropriate notice, if applicable. Judgment Amount $110,352.56 Costs $900.00 Accrued Costs PLUS Interest 5% OF $110,352.56 FROM 06/22/2013 Attorney SAYER, BRIAN (319) 234-2530 Date 05/14/2014 Sheriff JOHN R. HALFERTY June 9 & 16
Estate of Margaret L. Smith, Deceased, who died on or about April 17, 2014: You are hereby notified that on the 5th day of June, 2014, the last will and testament of Margaret L. Smith, deceased, bearing date of the 22nd day of January, 1999,* was admitted to probate in the above named court and that Glenna J. Penny 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 5th day of June, 2014. Glenna J. Penny Executor of estate 2025 W. 15th St. S. Newton, IA 50208 Address *Designated Codicil(s) if any, with date(s) Mark A. Otto, ICIS PIN No: AT0005939 Attorney for executor OTTO LAW OFFICE PLLC 123 W. 2nd St. N., PO Box 1356 Newton, IA 50208 Address Date of second publication 16th day of June, 2014 Probate Code Section 304 June 9 & 16
Street Address 8009 S. 52ND AVE. W., COLFAX,IA The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale 07/22/2014 Time of Sale 10:00 AM Place of Sale 2300 LAW CENTER DRIVE, NEWTON, IA This sale not subject to redemption. Property exemption: Certain money or property may be exempt. Contact your attorney promptly to review specific provisions of the law and file appropriate notice, if applicable. Judgment Amount $26,064.35 Costs $2,009.10 Accrued Costs PLUS Interest 4.6903% OF $26,064.35 FROM 02/14/2014 Attorney FATINO, JOHN (515) 288-6041 Date 06/04/2014 Sheriff JOHN R. HALFERTY June 16 & 23
dered the sale of defendant(s) Real Estate Property to satisfy the judgment. The property to be sold is: LOT SIX OF PLEASANT ACRES PLAT 2 IN THE CITY OF MONROE, JASPER COUNTY, IOWA, Page 3B AS SHOWN BY PLAT BOOK H, AT PAGES 128 (NOW SHOWN IN A – 114A) IN THE OFFICE OF THE RECORDER OF SAID COUNTY. Street Address 106 W. PLEASANT ST., MONROE, IOWA The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale 07/22/2014 Time of Sale 10:00 AM Place of Sale 2300 LAW CENTER DRIVE, NEWTON, IA This sale not subject to redemption. Property exemption: Certain money or property may be exempt. Contact your attorney promptly to review specific provisions of the law and file appropriate notice, if applicable. Judgment Amount $83,056.46 Costs $1,657.50 Accrued Costs PLUS Interest 5.5% OF $73,459.36 FROM 01/02/2014 Attorney SAYER, BRIAN (319) 234-2530 Date 05/22/2014 Sheriff JOHN R. HALFERTY June 9 & 16
Public Notices IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT FOR JASPER COUNTY IN RE: THE MARRIAGE OF ARON L. LEHMAN AND CASEY N. BIRCH UPON THE PETITION OF ARON L. LEHMAN PETITIONER, AND CONCERNING CASEY N. BIRCH RESPONDENT. EQUITY NO. CDCD018490 ORIGINAL NOTICE TO THE ABOVE-NAMED RESPONDENT: You are notified that a petition has been filed in the office of the clerk of this court naming you as the respondent in this action, which prays for Dissolution of Marriage. The name and address of the attorney for the petitioner is Lucas W. Otto, 123 W 2nd St N, PO Box 1356, Newton, Iowa 50208. The attorney's phone number is (641) 792-7000; facsimile number: (641) 792-7001. You must serve a motion or answer on or before the 8th day of July, 2014, and within a reasonable time thereafter, file your motion or answer with the Clerk of Court for Jasper County, at the county courthouse in Newton, Iowa. If you do not, judgment by default may be rendered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. If you require the assistance of auxiliary aids or services to participate in court because of disability, Immediately call your district ADA coordinator at (515) 281-5969. (If you are hearing impaired, call Relay Iowa TTY at 1800-735-2942.) (Seal) CLERK OF COURT JASPER COUNTY COURTHOUSE NEWTON, IOWA 50208 IMPORTANT: YOU ARE ADVISED TO SEEK LEGAL ADVICE AT ONCE TO PROTECT YOUR INTERESTS June 2, 9 & 16 THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT JASPER COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF CARROLL I. HAMMER, Deceased Probate No. ESPR036519 NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS To All Persons Interested in the Estate of Carroll I. Hammer, Deceased, who died on or about May 27, 2014: You are hereby notified that on the 5th day of June, 2014, the last will and testament of Carroll I. Hammer, deceased, bearing date of the 19th day of November, 2009,* was admitted to probate in the above named court and that Lori Rainey 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 5th day of June, 2014. Lori Rainey Executor of estate 903 E. 12th St. N. Newton, IA 50208 Address *Designated Codicil(s) if any, with date(s) Mark A. Otto, ICIS PIN No: AT0005939 Attorney for executor OTTO LAW OFFICE PLLC 123 W. 2nd St. N., PO Box 1356 Newton, IA 50208 Address firstname.lastname@example.org Date of second publication 16th day of June, 2014 Probate Code Section 304 June 9 & 16 NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S LEVY AND SALE Jasper County Sheriff Office 2300 Law Center Drive Newton, IA 50208 641-792-5912 IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT FOR JASPER COUNTY STATE OF IOWA JASPER COUNTY SS DOCKET NO. (SALE NO.) 14-1961(1) COURT NO. EQCV118257 SPECIAL EXECUTION PLAINTIFF: FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION vs DEFENDANT: CHURCH, PENNIE J. - IN REM Defendant: ALLEN J. CHURCH; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC.; - IN REM As a result of the judgment rendered in the above referenced court case, an execution was issued by the court to the Sheriff of this county. The execution ordered the sale of defendant(s) Real Estate Property to satisfy the judgment. The property to be sold is: PARCEL “A” OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION TWENTY-FOUR, TOWNSHIP EIGHTY NORTH, RANGE EIGHTEEN WEST OF THE FIFTH P.M., JASPER COUNTY, IOWA, AS APPEARS IN PLAT IN BOOK 970, AT PAGE 483 IN THE OFFICE OF THE RECORDER OF SAID COUNTY, EXCEPT BEGINNING AT A POINT 20 FEET NORTH OF THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID NORTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION TWENTY-FOUR, THENCE NORTH 200 FEET; THENCE EAST 175 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 200 FEET; THENCE WEST 175 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. BEGINNING AT A POINT 20 FEET NORTH OF THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION TWENTYFOUR, TOWNSHIP EIGHTY NORTH, RANGE EIGHTEEN WEST OF THE FIFTH P.M., JASPER COUNTY, IOWA, THENCE NORTH 200 FEET, THENCE EAST 175 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 200 FEET, THENCE WEST 175 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, BEING A PART OF PARCEL A OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION TWENTY-FOUR, AS APPEARS
NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S LEVY AND SALE Jasper County Sheriff Office 2300 Law Center Drive Newton, IA 50208 641-792-5912 IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT FOR JASPER COUNTY STATE OF IOWA JASPER COUNTY SS DOCKET NO. (SALE NO.) 14-2185(1) COURT NO. EQCV118682 SPECIAL EXECUTION PLAINTIFF: U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO FIRSTAR BANK, N.A., vs DEFENDANT: CUPPLES JR., ALLEN - IN REM DEFENDANT: SPOUSE OF ALLEN CUPPLES, JR., IF ANY; STATE OF IOWA, CHILD SUPPORT RECOVERY UNIT; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE; STATE OF IOWA, DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; - IN REM DEFENDANT: AND PARTIES IN POSSESSION - IN REM As a result of the judgment rendered in the above referenced court case, an execution was issued by the court to the Sheriff of this county. The execution ordered the sale of defendant(s) Real Estate Property to satisfy the judgment. The property to be sold is: LOT THIRTY-NINE OF THE NORTHWEST FRACTIONAL QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST FRACTIONAL QUARTER OF SECTION THREE, TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-NINE NORTH, RANGE NINETEEN WEST OF THE FIFTH P.M. JASPER COUNTY, IOWA, AS APPEARS IN PLAT BOOK D, AT PAGE 7 IN THE OFFICE OF THE RECORDER OF SAID COUNTY, ALSO KNOWN AS “LISTER'S ACRES,” AND LOTS THIRTY-ONE AND THIRTY-FOUR OF THE NORTHWEST FRACTIONAL QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST FRACTIONAL QUARTER OF SECTION THREE, TOWNSHIP SEVENTY-NINE NORTH, RANGE NINETEEN WEST OF THE FIFTH P.M. JASPER COUNTY, IOWA, AS APPEARS , IN PLAT BOOK D, AT PAGE 7 IN THE OFFICE OF THE RECORDER OF SAID COUNTY, CALLED “LISTER'S ACRES,” Street Address 1409 E. 7TH ST. S., AND 1503 E. 7TH ST. S., NEWTON, IA The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale 07/22/2014 Time of Sale 10:00 AM Place of Sale 2300 LAW CENTER DRIVE, NEWTON, IA Redemption: After the sale of real estate, defendant may redeem the property within 120 DAYS REDEMPTION PERIOD FOR THE INTERNAL REVENUE SEVICE Property exemption: Certain money or property may be exempt. Contact your attorney promptly to review specific provisions of the law and file appropriate notice, if applicable. Judgment Amount $71,181.31 Costs $643.00 Accrued Costs PLUS Interest 7.5378% OF $71,181.31 FROM 01/15/2014 Attorney BURKE, THOMAS H (515) 288-6041 Date 06/03/2014 Sheriff JOHN R. HALFERTY June 16 & 23 NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S LEVY AND SALE Jasper County Sheriff Office 2300 Law Center Drive Newton, IA 50208 641-792-5912 IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT FOR JASPER COUNTY STATE OF IOWA JASPER COUNTY SS DOCKET NO. (SALE NO.) 14-1955(1) COURT NO. EQCV118338 SPECIAL EXECUTION PLAINTIFF: METLIFE HOME LOANS vs DEFENDANT: FACILE, MATTHEW A. - IN REM DEFENDANT: AND LISA L. FACILE - IN REM As a result of the judgment rendered in the above referenced court case, an execution was issued by the court to the Sheriff of this county. The execution ordered the sale of defendant(s) Real Estate Property to satisfy the judgment. The property to be sold is: LOT EIGHT IN PLEASANT PLACE PLAT TWO IN THE CITY OF NEWTON, JASPER COUNTY, IOWA, AS APPEARS IN PLAT BOOK F AT PAGE 34 (NOW SHOWN AT PLAT CABINET A, AT PAGE 86) IN THE OFFICE OF THE RECORDER OF SAID COUNTY Street Address 1425 N. 9TH AVE. PLACE E., NEWTON, IOWA The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale 07/15/2014 Time of Sale 10:00 AM Place of Sale 2300 LAW CENTER DRIVE, NEWTON, IA This sale not subject to redemption. Property exemption: Certain
NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S LEVY AND SALE Jasper County Sheriff Office 2300 Law Center Drive Newton, IA 50208 641-792-5912 IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT FOR JASPER COUNTY STATE OF IOWA JASPER COUNTY SS DOCKET NO. (SALE NO.) 14-1968(1) COURT NO. EQCV118517 SPECIAL EXECUTION PLAINTIFF: JPMORGAN CHASE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION vs DEFENDANT: ICENBICE, CASSANDRA J. - IN REM As a result of the judgment rendered in the above referenced court case, an execution was issued by the court to the Sheriff of this county. The execution ordered the sale of defendant(s) Real Estate Property to satisfy the judgment. The property to be sold is: LOT SIXTY IN ELM PARK PLACE NO. 2 IN THE CITY OF NEWTON, JASPER COUNTY, AS APPEARS IN PLAT BOK “E” PAGE 44 IN THE OFFICE OF THE RECORDER OF SAID COUNTY. AKA LOT 60 IN ELM PARK PLACE PLAT NO. 2 IN THE CITY OF NEWTON, JASPER COUNTY, IOWA, AS APPEARS IN PLAT BOOK “E” PAGE 44 IN THE OFFICE OF THE RECORDER OF SAID COUNTY. Street Address 1305 W. 6TH ST. S., NEWTON, IA The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale 07/15/2014 Time of Sale 10:00 AM Place of Sale 2300 LAW CENTER DRIVE, NEWTON, IA This sale not subject to redemption. Property exemption: Certain money or property may be exempt. Contact your attorney promptly to review specific provisions of the law and file appropriate notice, if applicable. Judgment Amount $136,471.85 Costs $1,265.00 Accrued Costs PLUS Interest 4% OF $131,090.51 FROM 11/15/2013 Attorney HOPKINS, BENJAMIN W. (515) 222-9400 Date 5/15/2014 Sheriff JOHN R. HALFERTY June 9 & 16 NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S LEVY AND SALE Jasper County Sheriff Office 2300 Law Center Drive Newton, IA 50208 641-792-5912 IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT FOR JASPER COUNTY STATE OF IOWA JASPER COUNTY SS DOCKET NO. (SALE NO.) 14-2196(1) COURT NO. EQCV118804 SPECIAL EXECUTION PLAINTIFF: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. vs DEFENDANT: ISEMINGER, DAVID D. - IN REM DEFENDANT: MELISSA K. ISEMINGER; CLIFFORD FUDGE & JOSEPHINE R. FUDGE - IN REM DEFENDANT: AND PARTIES IN POSSESSION - IN REM As a result of the judgment rendered in the above referenced court case, an execution was issued by the court to the Sheriff of this county. The execution ordered the sale of defendant(s) Real Estate Property to satisfy the judgment. The property to be sold is: The East Sixty feet of the West One Hundred Twenty feet of the North One Hundred Forty Feet of Lot “X”, Block “C”, Hillcrest Place, Plat No. Two, an addition to the city of Newton, Jasper County, Iowa as shown in Plat Book E, at page 273 in the Office of the Recorder of said county. Street Address 1325 N. 4TH AVE. W., NEWTON, IA The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale 07/22/2014 Time of Sale 10:00 AM Place of Sale 2300 LAW CENTER DRIVE, NEWTON, IA This sale not subject to redemption. Property exemption: Certain money or property may be exempt. Contact your attorney promptly to review specific provisions of the law and file appropriate notice, if applicable. Judgment Amount $169,465.54 Costs $1,790.00 Accrued Costs PLUS Interest 6.625% OF $114,433.14 FROM 04/30/2014 Attorney LAUGHLIN, MATTHEW E (515) 288-2500 Date 06/03/2014 Sheriff JOHN R. HALFERTY June 16 & 23 THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT JASPER COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF MARGARET L. SMITH, Deceased Probate No. ESPR036518 NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS To All Persons Interested in the Estate of Margaret L. Smith, Deceased, who died on or about April 17, 2014: You are hereby notified that on the 5th day of June, 2014, the last will and testament of Margaret L. Smith, deceased, bearing date of the 22nd day of January, 1999,* was admitted to probate in the above named court and that Glenna J. Penny 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
NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S LEVY AND SALE Jasper County Sheriff Office 2300 Law Center Drive Newton, IA 50208 641-792-5912 IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT FOR JASPER COUNTY STATE OF IOWA JASPER COUNTY SS DOCKET NO. (SALE NO.) 14-2066(1) COURT NO. EQCV118465 SPECIAL EXECUTION PLAINTIFF: KISHAN HOSPITALITY, L.L.C., vs DEFENDANT: NEWTON INVESTMENTS, LLC; CLEAR INVESTMENTS, LLC; MAYFLOWER HOSPITALITY GROUP, LLC; FIRST HOSPITALITY GROUP, LLC; PUNEET VIJ; SATISH GULHAR; RAJESH GULHAR, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A/K/A UNITED STATES OF AMERICA SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION; SIOUXLAND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, As a result of the judgment rendered in the above referenced court case, an execution was issued by the court to the Sheriff of this county. The execution ordered the sale of defendant(s) Real Estate Property to satisfy the judgment. The property to be sold is: LOTS A, B, C, D AND E OF THE SUBDIVISION OF LOTS 3 AND 4, BLOCK 7 IN THE CITY OF NEWTON, JASPER COUNTY, IOWA, AND LOTS 1,2,5,6, 7 AND 8, BLOCK 7 IN THE CITY OF NEWTON, JASPER COUNTY, IOWA, AND THE ADJACENT VACATED NORTHSOUTH AND EAST-WEST ALLEYS, AND VACATED NORTH THIRD AVENUE WEST ADJACENT TO SAID LOTS A, B, 1 AND 2; AND ADJACENT TO VACANTED NORTH-SOUTH ALLEY BETWEEN LOTS 2 AND 3. TOGETHER WITH ALL APPURTENANCES, EASEMENTS PERSONAL PROPERTY, EQUIPMENT, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, FIXTURES, PRIVILEGES, LICENSES, INCLUDING HOLIDAY INN FRANCHISE. Street Address 208 W. 4TH ST. N., NEWTON, IA The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale 07/15/2014 Time of Sale 10:00 AM Place of Sale 2300 LAW CENTER DRIVE, NEWTON, IA Redemption: After the sale of real estate, defendant may redeem the property within ONE YEAR UNITED STATES OF AMERICA SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Property exemption: Certain money or property may be exempt. Contact your attorney promptly to review specific provisions of the law and file appropriate notice, if applicable. Judgment Amount $1,815,104.21 Costs $22,942.75 Accrued Costs PLUS Interest 10.1592% OF $1,683,233.78 FROM 07/08/2013 Attorney WETSCH, DAVID L (515) 2236000 Date 05/27/2014 Sheriff JOHN R. HALFERTY June 9 & 16 NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S LEVY AND SALE Jasper County Sheriff Office 2300 Law Center Drive Newton, IA 50208 641-792-5912 IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT FOR JASPER COUNTY STATE OF IOWA JASPER COUNTY SS DOCKET NO. (SALE NO.) 14-2213(1) COURT NO. EQCV118836 SPECIAL EXECUTION PLAINTIFF: FIRST CLASS CREDIT UNION vs DEFENDANT: RUBIO, JESUS A.; - IN REM DEFENDANT: CARMEN K. RUBIO; - IN REM DEFENDANT: AND PARTIES IN POSSESSION - IN REM As a result of the judgment rendered in the above referenced court case, an execution was issued by the court to the Sheriff of this county. The execution ordered the sale of defendant(s) Real Estate Property to satisfy the judgment. The property to be sold is: Parcel “A” in the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section Twenty-one, Township Seventy-nine North, Range Twenty West of the Fifth P.M., Jasper County, Iowa, as appears in Plat Cabinet A, page 323 in the Office of the Recorder of said County. Street Address 8009 S. 52ND AVE. W., COLFAX,IA The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale 07/22/2014 Time of Sale 10:00 AM Place of Sale 2300 LAW CENTER DRIVE, NEWTON, IA This sale not subject to redemption. Property exemption: Certain money or property may be exempt. Contact your attorney promptly to review specific provisions of the law and file appropriate notice, if applicable. Judgment Amount $26,064.35 Costs $2,009.10 Accrued Costs PLUS Interest 4.6903% OF $26,064.35 FROM 02/14/2014 Attorney FATINO, JOHN (515) 288-6041 Date 06/04/2014 Sheriff JOHN R. HALFERTY
NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S LEVY AND SALE Jasper County Sheriff Office 2300 Law Center Drive Newton, IA 50208 641-792-5912 IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT FOR JASPER COUNTY STATE OF IOWA JASPER COUNTY SS DOCKET NO. (SALE NO.) 14-2176(1) COURT NO. EQCV118701 SPECIAL EXECUTION PLAINTIFF: JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOICATION vs DEFENDANT: SMITH, NORIE C.; - IN REM DEFENDANT: PARTIES IN POSSESSION; - IN REM DEFENDANT: UNKNOWN SPOUSE (IF ANY) OF NORIE C. SMITH - IN REM As a result of the judgment rendered in the above referenced court case, an execution was issued by the court to the Sheriff of this county. The execution ordered the sale of defendant(s) Real Estate Property to satisfy the judgment. The property to be sold is: ALL OF LOT “C” AND THE SOUTH SIXTEEN FEET OF LOT “B” IN BLOCK TWO IN BELMONT PARK, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF NEWTON, JASPER COUNTY, IOWA, AS APPEARS IN PLAT BOOK D, AT PAGE 17 IN THE OFFICE OF THE RECORDER OF SAID COUNTY Street Address 305 E. 14TH ST. N., NEWTON, IOWA The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale 07/22/2014 Time of Sale 10:00 AM Place of Sale 2300 LAW CENTER DRIVE, NEWTON, IA This sale not subject to redemption. Property exemption: Certain money or property may be exempt. Contact your attorney promptly to review specific provisions of the law and file appropriate notice, if applicable. Judgment Amount $86,328.53 Costs $1,225.46 Accrued Costs PLUS Interest 2.3787% OF $82,475.20 FROM 01/31/2014 Attorney MCKAIN, KATIE (515) 223-7325 Date 06/02/2014 Sheriff JOHN R. HALFERTY June 16 & 23 NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S LEVY AND SALE Jasper County Sheriff Office 2300 Law Center Drive Newton, IA 50208 641-792-5912 IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT FOR JASPER COUNTY STATE OF IOWA JASPER COUNTY SS DOCKET NO. (SALE NO.) 14-1924(1) COURT NO. EQCV118777 SPECIAL EXECUTION PLAINTIFF: WELLS FARGO BANK, NA. vs DEFENDANT: SPARKS, TERRY D. - IN REM DEFENDANT: SPOUSE OF TERRY D. SPARKS, CREDIGY RECEIVABLES INC., CAVALRY PORTFOLIO SERVICES, - IN REM DEFENDANT: AND PARTIES IN POSSESSION - IN REM As a result of the judgment rendered in the above referenced court case, an execution was issued by the court to the Sheriff of this county. The execution ordered the sale of defendant(s) Real Estate Property to satisfy the judgment. The property to be sold is: THE WEST SIXTY FEET OF LOT SIX, IN BLOCK FIFTEEN IN THE CITY OF MONROE, JASPER COUNTY, IOWA Street Address 208 W. WASHINGTON ST., MONROE, IA The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale 07/15/2014 Time of Sale 10:00 AM Place of Sale 2300 LAW CENTER DRIVE, NEWTON, IA This sale not subject to redemption. Property exemption: Certain money or property may be exempt. Contact your attorney promptly to review specific provisions of the law and file appropriate notice, if applicable. Judgment Amount $81,889.85 Costs $850.00 Accrued Costs PLUS Interest 6.5% OF $77,243.38 FROM 03/19/2014 Attorney SAYER, BRIAN G. (319) 234-2540 Date 05/14/2014 Sheriff JOHN R. HALFERTY June 9 & 16 NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S LEVY AND SALE Jasper County Sheriff Office 2300 Law Center Drive Newton, IA 50208 641-792-5912 IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT FOR JASPER COUNTY STATE OF IOWA JASPER COUNTY SS DOCKET NO. (SALE NO.) 14-2059(1) COURT NO. EQCV118297 SPECIAL EXECUTION PLAINTIFF: WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., vs DEFENDANT: TRAUSCH, JENNIFER L.; - IN REM DEFENDANT: AARON L. TRAUSCH, NORTH IOWA AREA COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS, - IN REM DEFENDANT: AND PARTIES IN POSSESSION - IN REM As a result of the judgment rendered in the above referenced court case, an execution was issued by the court to the Sheriff of this county. The execution ordered the sale of defendant(s) Real Estate Property to satisfy the judgment. The property to be sold is: LOT SIX OF PLEASANT ACRES PLAT 2 IN THE CITY OF MONROE, JASPER COUNTY, IOWA, AS SHOWN BY PLAT BOOK H, AT PAGES 128 (NOW SHOWN IN A – 114A) IN THE OFFICE OF THE RECORDER OF SAID COUNTY. Street Address 106 W. PLEASANT ST., MONROE, IOWA The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows: Date of Sale 07/22/2014 Time of Sale 10:00 AM Place of Sale 2300 LAW CENTER DRIVE, NEWTON, IA This sale not subject to redemption. Property exemption: Certain money or property may be exempt. Contact your attorney
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1997 FORD Conversion Van. Heavy ½ ton, great for towing. New front end and front tires. Runs great. $2400. 515-778-2792
2008 SUNSET Creek by Sunny Brook, 27' travel trailer, 12' slide out, walk in shower, regular size bed, sofa, and table make into a bed. 2 platform rockers and TV included, electric front jack, good condition, $12,000. Call 641-7924935
ATLAS HYDRAULICS is looking to hire a Night Shift Supervisor. Compensation commensurate with qualifications. Submit resume in person at 1801 N. 19th Ave. E. in Newton. WANTED: CDL certified driver three days per week. Please Apply in person at The Salvation Army 301 N. 2nd Ave. E. WANTED
LOOKING TO catch a ride or car pool from Prairie City to 7700 Mills Civic Pkwy, West Des Moines. Monday-Friday 7:30-4:00 or 8:00-4:30. Please call Connie @ 515-681-5610 OLD MILITARY items: German, Japanese, and American, and old Advertising signs. 641-4856591. WANTED: MALE Roommate, 3 bedroom home, possible dog. $125/ month plus 1/3 utilities, in Newton. 641-840-9573.
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FOR SALE: Late model 2BR, 2bath mobile home. 16x80, good condition. Deer Run Estates, Colfax. 563-357-0487 or 515-2102835 INCOME PROPERTIES. Tri-plex and Single family home in Baxter. Gross rents, $1575 per month. Call for details. $105,000. 260-246-0982. AUTOMOTIVE
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14 FT ALUMINUM Fishing boat and trailer, Johnson 6 HP gas motor, bow mount foot controlled trolling motor, hand controlled trolling motor, depth and fish finder, swivel seats, hand crank bow mount anchor. $1,500. 641-792-0378. Leave message. 5TH WHEEL Tail Gate, for Chevy truck $75, large box of Legos $50, water skis $75, 4' x 8' 2 wheel trailer $100. 641-792-8186. IGLOO DOG House $50. Child's older Tryke, 1950's or so, needs restored but very cool. Has a fender over front tire. $30. 641792-4664. JOHN DEERE 52” riding lawn tractor, 265 model, has been well maintained, regular & mulching blades included. 641-831-4668. RIDING MOWER for Sale: Cub Cadet LT1018 42” cut, 18.5 HP, 200 hours, will maintained. $750. or OBO. 641-840-2031.
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3 BEDROOM home for sale by owner – Must see. Lovingly maintained, Berg area, 1444 sq. ft. main, finished dry basement, double garage and shed, remodeled kitchen with Bertch cabinets open to large family room, sliders to large deck, hardwood floors. 2003 N. 2nd Ave. E. 515-210-7567. Open house Sunday, June 22nd: 2-6pm FOR SALE: 2BR, 2bath older mobile home. Good condition, will sell reasonably. Located in Deer Run Estates, Colfax. 563-3570487 or 515-210-2835
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1999 ARCTIC Cat 4wheeler ATV, like new, runs great! $1950. 641831-3821. No calls after 8 pm.
1968 BLUE Ford Mustang Convertible. 60,000 miles, 289 Automatic. 641-7924481 or 641-521-7813
2002 GRAY, extended cab Chevy Silverado. Fully loaded with towing package, leather, heated seats, automatic seats, mirrors, etc. 207k miles and some very minor dents/scratches. Engine runs perfect. Recently fully detailed and new battery. $7,000 OBO. Contact Cody if interested at 515-681-1373
AMERICAN Cruiser Class B Van, RE2000, 5.9 L. 360/gas engine, one owner, sleeps 2, air conditioner, furnace, 4 KW Onan Generator less than 30 hours, less than 44,000 miles, dual awnings, back door entry, always garaged when not in use, fully self contained. Asking $24,900 --- Well maintained and ready to go. Due to health conditions we are no longer able to camp. With regrets we are closing an important chapter in our lives. Call 1-641-521-7998 to be seen or for more information.
TWO Taurus SHO's. 1993 Ford Taurus SHO: 81200+ one owner miles. Manual 5 speed overdrive transmission. All options except sunroof. Ultra red crimson color. Very clean, good to excellent condition. Included owners manual, Ford repair manual, Chiltion repair manual, purchase papers, repair records, original floor mats, and 1993 magazine articles. Vehicle is ready to drive anywhere. 1995 SHO: Parts car with lots of good parts. Bad engine and automatic transmission. Good Body, glass, wheels, and more. Asking $3995 for both cars. 641791-2220.
SAIL BOAT, 17 ft., O'Day. Day sailor, trailer, accessories, $1,475.00. 641792-6351
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2007 CHEVY COBALT, RED, 121,2112 MILES. IN GREAT SHAPE. PERFECT FOR ANYONE WANTING A FABULOUS RUNNING CAR WITH UNBEATABLE GAS MILEAGE. WE ARE ONLY SELLING BECAUSE OUR FAMILY IS GROWING AND WE UPGRADED TO A LARGER VEHICLE. ASKING $4,000 OBO. CALL (409) 789-3825 2007 ROCKWOOD Fold down with tip out, queen and king beds, will sleep 8. AC, Thermostat heater , fridge, hot-cold water, excellent condition. $6900. 641-792-8186. BOAT WITH 65 HP motor, good shape, new seats $1500. Includes life jackets and trailer. 641-792-8186.
DAEWOO-DD802L DOZER $20,000. 641-792-4332
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Astrograph Monday, June 16, 2014
Newsflash from the openminded Aquarius moon: When you have but one objective, the rest of your experience will bend to it. This produces a narrow view of the world that may serve your objective quite well. In this case, you had better be quite sure that the objective is worthy of the energy and perspective it demands.
that the latter may be more of an adventure in hanging up on a telemarketer.)
be glad you did. You’ll be better for learning from the experiences of others.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). You are doing so much on your own these days that socializing could seem like a chore. Increase your exposure to people. Otherwise, how are you going to keep up your skills?
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (June 16). You’ll be accused of being a workaholic next month, but they don’t understand that your business is about more than money: It’s a way to get more out of life! Get clear on your goals for 2014 because you’ll meet them by the year’s end with a little help. Loved ones offer the support that is easiest for them to give — that is, unless you ask for specific help. Capricorn and Scorpio people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 4, 25, 44, 15 and 32.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Small, lighthearted revelations are what bond you with others — so do share. As far as anything deeper, write it out first. Become clear in your own thinking, and this will lead to a better connection.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Events that are outside of your control will change the rhythm of your day. Don’t be afraid of this. Assume that the new rhythm will be fine, too, if not more beneficial than if you had been able to rule absolutely.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). There’s adventure ripe for the taking if you’re willing to travel to a new address or answer an unidentified call. (Note
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). It is natural and yet unwise to think that others see the world as you do. Your thought process is as unique as theirs. It is only by assuming that you don’t know that you can come to know. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Keeping the focus on another can be challenging when there’s so much you have to share on a subject. But exercise a little restraint, and you’ll
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22Dec. 21). Experience and mistakes — they are the only way to learn. There is no magic solution, and the one who says there is most likely wants your money. Some degree of skepticism will be wise. Investigate before you buy. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). The reason the action seems to be thwarted is because someone is sitting on the fence waiting to be pushed one way or the other. You’re just the person to nudge things in a positive direction. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). If you’re not going to bring the superstar energy to the task at hand (and
you’re probably still debating whether you’re up to it), the next best thing to bring is kindness. Being nice counts for a lot today. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Feelings, not facts, are at the heart of the matter. When people tell you how they feel, it’s valuable information. Rephrase it back to them in as neutral of a way as possible, and you’ll bond in understanding. ARIES (March 21-April 19). Your loved ones will be the ones most likely to unintentionally offend you, and that’s precisely why you need to tell them when they do things that bother you. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Talent is necessary, but work is more necessary. The one who puts in the most work will win regardless of talent level. Therefore, it is ambition, not talent, that will take you to the top. COPYRIGHT 2014 CREATORS.COM
Monday, June 16, 2014
Newton’s YMCA sponsored a youth track camp at Berg Middle School last week under the direction of David Hook. Clockwise from upper left, on Friday participating in the long jump is Alexandra Riney; running on the track is Casey Sommers; running down the long jump runway is Tallyn Seitz; and leaping into the sand pit is Colin Dykstra on the final day of the camp.
Photos by Ben Schuff, Daily News
Cardinals hold NGSA Night
Newton’s Cardinal softball team recognized the players and coaches of the Newton Girls Softball Association before Friday’s varsity game at Berg Middle School. There are 200 girls, ages 5 to 18, playing in the summer youth program. NHS head coach Ashley Ryan and NGSA board member Jennifer Van Fossen-Roelfs organized the event to bring the high school program and the youth program closer together.
Photos by Jocelyn Sheets, Daily News
Published on Jun 16, 2014