The Ottumwa Courier

News in brief

News in brief
  • Good Shepherd blood drive set BLOOMFIELD — The Good Shepherd Lutheran Church will be hosting a community blood drive from 3-7 p.m. May 5 inside the fellowship hall, 19419 Lilac Ave. Donors who last gave blood on or before March 10 are eligible to donate. To schedule an appointmen

    April 15, 2014

  • First-graders' tip night for science trip Tuesday OTTUMWA — The Eisenhower first-grade classes will be working for tips at Happy Joe's from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 22. The students are raising money to pay for their class trip to The Science Center in Des Moines. Along with their menu, Happy Joe's w

    April 15, 2014

  • Presentation on one-room schools April 29 OTTUMWA — The Wapello County Historical Society will be presenting "A Typical Day in a One-Room School" at 7 p.m. April 29 in the Railroad Club House, located next to the Wapello County Historical Museum, 210 1/2 W. Main St. Sarah Uthoff, of Iowa Cit

    April 14, 2014

  • Tip night to benefit Corn Carnival OTTUMWA — The Blakesburg Corn Carnival Association will hold a tip night from 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Pizza Hut on Theatre Drive in Ottumwa. All of the tips will go directly to the Corn Carnival Association and will go toward funding 2014 Corn Car

    April 14, 2014

  • Book, bake and yard sale for Genealogical Society OTTUMWA — The Wapello County Genealogical Society (WCGS) is having its annual Book/Bake/Yard Sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 25-26 at 1829 E. Main St. in Ottumwa. The sale will include a large selection of books and baked goods. Also, there will be

    April 14, 2014

  • Women's Club Easter Bazaar Friday in Fairfield FAIRFIELD — Fairfield Women's Club, Inc. will hold its annual Easter Bazaar from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the McElhinny House, 300 N. Court. Items for sale include a bake table along with frozen hamballs and chicken casseroles, which may be preo

    April 14, 2014

  • April 25 deadline for historic preservation grant applications DES MOINES — The State Historical Society of Iowa (SHSI) is reminding Iowans that the application deadline for this year’s round of historic preservation and country school grant programs is April 25. SHSI is a division of the Iowa Department of Cult

    April 14, 2014

  • William Penn Easter Egg Hunt Wednesday OSKALOOSA — The annual William Penn University Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by the student group P.A.S.S. (Programing Activities for Students by Students), will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday on the front lawn of Penn Hall. Children of the community are i

    April 14, 2014

  • Bake sale fundraiser for Kidney Walk April 25 OTTUMWA — Organizers of the Southeast Iowa Kidney Walk will be sponsoring a bake sale from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 25 at the clinic side of the Ottumwa Regional Hospital. Money raised from the bake sale will go toward the 2014 Southeast Iowa Kidne

    April 14, 2014

  • IHCC to hold marrow donor registry drive OTTUMWA — O n Thursday, Indian Hills Community College is hosting a donor registry drive to raise awareness about the need for marrow donors and encourage the community to consider joining so more patients can have the transplant they need. If you ar

    April 11, 2014

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