ALBIA — Everyone has different personalities, gifts and talents. Music therapist Morgan Henderson knows that well, which is why she wanted to have an opportunity to showcase it in her community.
FAIRFIELD — Children facing life-threatening illnesses are not wearing capes, but Little Superheroes Founder Christie Kessel considers them to be superheroes of their own.
ELDON — History came alive for many at Saturday’s Old Iron and Swap Meet organized by Eldon Masonic Lodge. Attendees were taken in by the 1920s and 1930s Model T cars, a car from the ‘50s and all the vintage farming equipment.
FREMONT — At Saturday’s second annual Stink Fest, a person asked Howard Sieren, “Why is this called Stink Fest?” He pointed at the horseradish and said, “Smell this.”
OTTUMWA — There’s not just construction happening all over town. A new course called financial services certificate is in the process of being constructed at Indian Hills.
BLOOMFIELD — Rev. and Mrs. Thomas Shipley of Bloomfield will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary with a gathering for friends and family from 2-4 p.m. Saturday at the Floris Community Center.
OTTUMWA — Mr. and Mrs. Richard Davis of Ottumwa will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary with a celebration at 2 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Davis Street Christian Church, 202 S. Davis St.; it will also be a celebration of Richard's 80th birthday.
UNIONVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Harrington of Unionville will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a celebration, hosted by their children, from 3-5 p.m. at the Legion in Unionville.
MARSHALLTOWN — Mr. and Mrs. Deloy and Davidsen of Marshalltown, formerly of Ottumwa, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary recently with their family and friends at Tremont on Main restaurant in Marshalltown.
OTTUMWA — Rev. and Mrs. Dale Gray, of Des Moines and formerly of Ottumwa, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with a luncheon with family and friends from 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the United Methodist Church in Norwalk.
LIVONIA — Mr. and Mrs. Irvin L. Hogg of rural Livonia will be celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2-4 p.m. Saturday at the Hartford Baptist Church, Hartford, Missouri.
MILTON — Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Wilson of Milton will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house from 1-4 p.m. June 17 at the Grace Activity Center (the former Methodist church) in Milton.
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OTTUMWA [mdash]Kermit B. Smith, 81, of Ottumwa, died at 4:14 p.m. February 18, 2020 at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia, MO. Memorial services at a later date are pending at Reece Funeral Home.
DELTA [mdash] David Edwin Prell, 75, died February 20, 2020 at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City. He was born April 21, 1944 to Frank (Buck) and Claudine Conner Prell in Ottumwa, Iowa. He graduated from Sigourney High School in 1962. On June 4, 1964 he married Lila Fowler in Delta…
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