The Ottumwa Courier

News in brief

News in brief
  • Floris Baptist blood drive April 28 FLORIS — Floris Baptist Church will be hosting a community blood drive from 3-6:30 p.m. April 28 inside the church fellowship hall, 502 S. Allen St. Donors who last gave blood on or before March 3 are eligible to donate. To schedule an appointment, c

    April 9, 2014

  • OHS music boosters to meet Monday OTTUMWA — The Ottumwa High School Music Boosters will hold its monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the OHS band room. All high school parents with students in band, orchestra or vocal music are invited to attend.

    April 8, 2014

  • Historical Society elects board members OTTUMWA — The Wapello County Historical Society annual membership meeting was held April 1 at the Railroad Clubhouse. Members present elected Jim Johnson, president; Jeff Messerschmitt, vice president; John Cobler, treasurer; Mary Ellen Schmitz, secr

    April 8, 2014

  • Bulldog Café to serve grilled cheese Friday OTTUMWA — The OHS Bulldog Café will serve lunch on Friday. The cafe, located outside room 212, will serve at 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and noon. The menu will include broccoli and cheddar grilled cheese, tomato soup, carrot cake and a beverage for $6. Meal

    April 8, 2014

  • Awards announced for Fairfield Art Walk FAIRFIELD — Art Walk has announced the awards for the April 4 Spring Garden Celebrations: Books In Bloom. First place and overall winner was The Carnegie Historical Museum. Mark Shaeffer, curator of the museum, designed several displays focusing on t

    April 8, 2014

  • Ottumwa Tea Party to meet Saturday OTTUMWA — The Ottumwa Tea Party, Iowans for a Free Tomorrow, will be hosting Adil Conn from Liberty Iowa at its meeting at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Country Kitchen Restaurant. Liberty Iowa's mission is to promote and defend Iowa principals of individual

    April 8, 2014

  • Commercial Street closed Wednesday OTTUMWA — Motorists are advised that Commercial Street will be closed Wednesday for street patching. Commercial Street will be closed at the intersection of North Market Street, extending about to 100 feet to the east. This work should be complete

    April 8, 2014

  • Egg Hunt in Eddyville Saturday EDDYVILLE — The Eddyville Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Eddyville Elementary School. In case of rain or snow, it will be held on April 19. C C Club invites all children to attend the Easter Egg Hunt. You are never to y

    April 7, 2014

  • Food drive Friday, Saturday OTTUMWA — A food drive for the Ecumenical Lord's Cupboard will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Fareway. Cash and nonperishable food items are needed for the benefit of the food cupboard.

    April 7, 2014

  • Former Major Leaguer to speak at Mid-Day Connection OTTUMWA — The Ottumwa Women's Mid Day Connection will meet Monday at the Hotel Ottumwa, 107 E. Second St. Registration will begin at 11 a.m. with a buffet luncheon at 11:30 a.m. The program will follow, concluding at 1 p.m. Music will be provided by

    April 7, 2014

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