Local News

 Jesse Clawson  Kenneth Miskimins A 27 year old Ottumwa man is back in custody following his arrest Monday. The Wapello County Sheriff’s Department arrested Jesse James Clawson Monday afternoon at the ...

(Keosauqua)— a 60 year old Van Buren County woman has been arrested on a charge of Willful Injury following an incident in Bonaparte Sunday night. The Van Buren County Sheriff’s Department says it received a ...

An Ottumwa man has a lot more gingle in his pocket after winning bid in the Iowa Lottery. Jerry Penniston won 15-thousand dollars in the Iowa Lottery’s Mega Million drawing on October 14th. Penniston matched four ...

On October 8, 2014, the Jefferson County Law Center received a call that a child on a bicycle had been hit by a female driver in a black 4 door car on Fairview Street north of Pence Elementary School and that the ...

Local Sports

OTTUMWA: At 2-2 in the district, the Bulldogs are tied for third place with Iowa City High, one game behind Muscatine (3-1) for second place. Cedar Rapids Prairie (1-3) is a game back in fifth place. If Ottumwa ...

The Des Moines East football team, which was scheduled to host Ames High on Friday night, was forced to forfeit the contest Friday afternoon by the Iowa High School Athletic Association.  Reports from multiple ...

What sticks out about University of Iowa women’s basketball senior Sam Logic? Receiving eight stiches before returning to play against Syracuse? Four career triple-doubles in points, assists, and rebounds? ...

Texas may be in rebuilding mode right now but the advantages the Longhorns have in terms of resources make it only a matter of time until winning football returns to Austin. Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads says it is ...

Obituaries

Candy Sue Carter, 44, of Batavia passed away Saturday, October 11, 2014 at her home. As were her wishes, she will be cremated with a Memorial Service to be held on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at the ...

MARY LAKIN, 93, of West Des Moines, formerly of Ottumwa Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Thursday (today) at St. Mary of the Visitation with burial in Calvary Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. Mary of the ...

DARRELL ADAMS, 68, of 1011 Ingersoll His body has been cremated. Graveside services and inurnment will be 10 a.m. Friday at Ottumwa Cemetery. Military services will be conducted by Walter B. Schafer Post #775 ...

JEANETTE CURTIS, 92, formerly of Ottumwa Arrangements are pending at Reece Funeral Home