KENNETH LEONARD “BUTCH” LOVELL, JR.

KENNETH LEONARD “BUTCH” LOVELL, JR. 1951-2021 Kenneth Leonard “Butch” Lovell, 69 of Montrose, IA died Thursday, July 29, 2021 at his home. He was born August 29, 1951 in Keokuk, IA the son of Kenneth Leonard, Sr. and Wilma Mae Nicol Lovell. Kenneth was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp and proudly served…

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$10,000 Reward Offered For Cold Case Information

Nationally Recognized Attorney Pushes To Find Out What Happened To Friend Laura Van Wyhe On October 26, 1996 Laura’s death has always stayed with me, and it has always bothered me that her murder was not solved,” said nationally recognized attorney Anne Champion. Champion is a litigation partner in the New York law office of…

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Clark County Fair Art Open Art Show Results

Results from the Clark County Fair Open Art Show have been announced. The Overall Best of Show Award was given to Mark Glasscock for his graphite/chalk work titled “Ray. People’s Choice Awards went to: 1st-”Grain Bin”, by Cindi Lipper, 2nd-”The Door”, by Serennah Kelly, and “Kirishima”, by Kyre Justice. In the 12 and Under age…

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Water Service Disruption Notice 

Water Service Disruption Notice  On Friday, July 30th, at 9 am there will be a temporary disruption of water service in Kahoka. This will last approximately 2-4 hours, perhaps longer.  We urge residents and business owners to prepare for a lack of water service during this time period. When water service is restored, a 48…

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A Big Step Forward

By Mike Scott Emergency responders in Clark County can respond to calls a little quicker, thanks to a new software program in the Clark County Sheriff’s Office dispatch center. “It will save a lot of time,” said dispatcher Ryan Lewis. Previously, dispatchers either looked at a large wall map, or flipped through pages of a…

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Toys For Tots Coming To Clark County

By Mike Scott “Marines have a soft spot for children,” said Rick Meredith, one of two volunteer coordinators bringing the Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots program to Clark County and Lee County, Iowa. According to the organizations website, toysfortots.org, the basic mission of the Marine Toys for Tots Program is to collect new unwrapped…

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EDITH REVA FINKE

EDITH REVA FINKE Edith Reva Finke, age 70, of Kahoka, MO, passed away on July 25, 2021, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL. Edith was born on December 3, 1950 in Hannibal, MO, the daughter of Thomas Benjamin and M.  Ann (McClure) Rubison.  She was united in marriage to Loyd Finke on August 6, 1971…

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FRANKLIN MONROE (BUD) WINTERS

FRANKLIN MONROE (BUD) WINTERS Franklin Monroe (Bud) Winters, 93 of Kahoka passed away July 23, 2021 at Blessing Health Keokuk, Iowa. He was born on February 16th, 1928 at Gregory Landing Mo., the son of Frank L. Winters and Elsiebelle (Anderson) Winters.  After Elsiebelle’s passing his father married Mae (Jesberg) Winters who was a great part…

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Ayer Takes Championship Title for a Second Time

The Southwest Trap Team traveled once again to Linn Creek, Missouri on June 26, 2021. This time for the Missouri AIM State Shoot. Parents sat under umbrellas while the participants got soaked as they stood on the shooting line. The overcast sky and rain made shooting targets more difficult, but that did not slow down…

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Clark County Farm Family

Shawn and Roberta McAfee’s grandchildren represent the seventh generation of the McAfee family to be engaged in farming in Clark County. The McAfee family settled in Clark county in 1838. They raise hay, cattle and Boer goats on their farm. They have been actively involved in the community and very supportive of Clark County 4-H.…

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