Schools welcome public to Early Learning Center

Students have had a little time to settle in to their new digs at the Early Learning Center, and plans are now underway to showcase West Liberty's newest educational gem to the public.

Church of Christ hosts Sept. 24 car show

The Atalissa Church of Christ is sponsoring a car show on the grounds of the church, 319 East Third Street in Atalissa
West Liberty City Council

West Liberty to pursue sister city agreement

West Liberty is pursuing a sister city agreement with the “motor racing capital of Argentina.”

School board candidates

The West Liberty Community School Board of Education is seeking candidates to run for three seats on the board. Nomination packets can be obtained from district business manager Abby Ortiz at the Administration Offices at 1103 Elm Street in West Liberty and should be returned no later than Sept. 21.

Breakthrough against West Burlington

There is no better feeling than getting in victory formation.
Cross Country

Setting season-best times in Tipton

The goal in this sport is cutting time, and West Liberty cross-country athletes did that in spades at last week’s meet at Tipton City Park.

Comets win consecutive invites

The West Liberty volleyball team rebounded Saturday in Williamsburg in tournament action after falling earlier in the week against a ranked Mid-Prairie team.
Latino Culture

Únase a la celebración: Fiesta Latina en West Liberty

Latinos Unidos de West Liberty invita cordialmente a toda la comunidad a su Fiesta Latina anual. Este vibrante evento tendrá lugar este fin de semana, el sábado 16 de septiembre, justo en el corazón del centro de West Liberty.
Local History

Long-ago summers at Cedar County resort spot, Gray’s Ford

Summer’s about gone, but here’s a bit of little known history about where the generations before us spent their summers.
Latino Culture

La secundaria de West Liberty le da la bienvenida a la nueva maestra de inglés

Los pasillos de la escuela secundaria de West Liberty están llenos de emoción a medida que se acerca un nuevo año académico, y con él llega una nueva cara a la lista de docentes. La señorita Cynthia Flores, una graduada de la Universidad de Iowa, está preparada para inspirar y empoderar a los estudiantes de noveno grado. Ha sido integrada a la escuela y trabajara en el departamento de inglés.

Mildred Mather

Mildred E. Mather, 101, passed away Thursday, Aug. 31, 2023, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

Obituary: Paul Richards

Paul Dwight Richards, formerly of West Liberty and Paintsville, Ky., passed away on Aug. 3, 2023, at the Jonesburg, Mo., Nursing & Rehab Care Center. He was born Sept. 7, 1953, to Lewyn and Phyllis Harned Richards. He was a graduate of Paintsville High School, Class of 1972. He had married, later divorced, Linda Swank of Muscatine, and of this union was born their son, Christopher Jon Richards.

Brian Lee James, 65

Brian Lee James, 65, formerly of West Liberty passed away Wednesday, August 2, 2023 at Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha. Funeral services will be held 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, August 8, 2023 …
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