The Ottumwa Courier

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June 12, 2014

Fair Queen, Little Miss contestants announced

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MaKenzie Jensen, the daughter of Joel and Carol Jensen of Ottumwa. MaKenzie will be attending Indian Hills Community College this fall. She is involved in S.A.L.T., Fellowship of Christian Athletes, FFA, anti-bullying club and helps with various food drives. Her school activities include: volleyball, basketball, track, softball, dance team, speech, Junior Red Cross member and band. In her spare time, MaKenzie enjoys taking photos, singing, dancing and spending time with family and friends.

Hailie Rush, the daughter of Marion Rush and Lori Liles of Eldon. Hailie attends Cardinal High School, where she is involved in band, cheerleading and helping the concession stand. Hailie participates in Gothic Days, Batavia Days, Agency’s 4th of July celebration and has helped clean up the Wapello County Fair. In her spare time, Hailie enjoys helping on the farm, swimming, Irish dancing, horse racing and reading.

Dakota Durflinger, the daughter of Bill and Lenore Durflinger of Agency. Dakota attends Cardinal Community Schools, where she is involved in the fall play, musical, softball, basketball, volleyball, student council, dance, archery and FFA. She is a volunteer at Noah’s Ark Animal Shelter and a blood donor. In her spare time, Dakota enjoys reading, writing, drawing, knitting, volleyball and scrapbooking.

Little Miss Contestants:

Autumn Sertterh, the daughter of Brad and Kristen Sertterh of Agency. Autumn attends Cardinal Community Schools and is involved in Clover Kids, YMCA basketball and T-Ball, Daisy Girl Scouts and dancing. Autumn’s hobbies include riding her bike, dancing, drawing and singing.

Lauren Sloan, the daughter of Kevin and Tiffany Sloan of Eldon. Lauren attends Cardinal Community Schools and is involved in Sunday school at Eldon Christian Church, Vacation Bible School and Girl Scouts. Lauren’s hobbies include playing softball, tumbling and swimming.

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    July 22, 2014

  • Governor honors water and wastewater workers OTTUMWA — Gov. Terry Branstad has proclaimed July 20-26, 2014 as "Water and Wastewater Workers of Iowa Week." This week is set aside for cities and towns to honor those workers in the water and wastewater industry for their daily environmental work i

    July 22, 2014

  • Skateboarders and bicyclists reminded of rules OTTUMWA — Parents of youth who skate or bike are asked to remind their children about these rules of the road. • Skateboards, bicycles and roller skates may be used on the sidewalks in residential areas, but riders must always yield the right of way

    July 22, 2014

  • 0723 OTT Live After Five color photo -L -T 'Sez Who' to perform at 'Live After Five'

    OTTUMWA — South Ottumwa Savings Bank continues “Live After Five” at 5 p.m. Friday with “Sez Who” performing in Central Park. “Sez Who” has been performing together for 14 years and plays vintage rock plus a few country numbers. Chris Black, bass and

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

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    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lake Darling events moved to picnic shelter BRIGHTON — All events for the Lake Darling ribbon cutting will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the first boat ramp parking lot area picnic shelter. This will provide protection from the weather and provide for better traffic flow.

    July 21, 2014

  • Smith-Sutton reunion Sunday DRAKESVILLE — The 79th annual Smith-Sutton reunion will be held at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the Drakesville Park, Drakesville. A co-op dinner will be served. Activities this year include a softball game and several kids' games with prizes. All family and

    July 21, 2014

  • USS Missouri reunion Sept. 17-23 KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Shipmates that served aboard the USS Missouri (BB-63) will hold their 41st annual reunion at the Ramada Gateway Hotel in Kissimmee, Florida, Sept. 17-23. All veterans and interested parties along with their family and friends are in

    July 21, 2014

  • Richmond, Milner intersection closing OTTUMWA — Drivers are advised that the intersection of Richmond Avenue and Milner Street will be closed to all traffic beginning Wednesday. Construction crews will be installing a new pressure main starting at the pump station and continuing down Mil

    July 21, 2014

  • Time to register for Indian Hills Tech Camp OTTUMWA — There are still slots available for the Tech Camp being hosted by Indian Hills Community College the week of July 28. Students entering seventh through 10th grades have until noon Thursday to sign up. Camp participants will have the chance

    July 21, 2014

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