Nichols Fire Department serves up pancakes to eager breakfast goers

By Xiomara Levsen Index Editor Around 200 people came to the Nichols Fire Department Sunday, March 19, for its annual pancake breakfast. “It’s a big turn out,” said Nichols Fire Chief …


Evans wins spot at national tournament

West Liberty’s Genna Evans won a spot at the Pepsi Junior Gold Championship bowling tournament by taking second at the girls’ Pepsi Youth State Tournament over the weekend. With the effort, …


Jazz band places first in districts, heads to state competition

After placing first in Class 2A at the Southeast Iowa Bandmasters Association (SEIBA) district jazz festival on March 4, 2023, West Liberty High School Jazz Band I received an invitation to attend …

Obituaries/Family News

Joshua Lee Carter, 41

Joshua (Josh) Lee Carter, 41, of West Liberty, passed away Saturday, March 18. Josh was born on September 29, 1981, in Papillion, Nebraska, to Dale Carter and LuAnn Helm. Josh graduated from …

  • Edward F. Eichelberger, 95

    Edward F. Eichelberger, 95, passed away Wednesday, March 15, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City. …

  • Fern L. Davis, 86

    Fern L. Davis, age 86, passed away Feb. 13, in Mt. Vernon. Fern was born February 17, 1936, in …

  • Jackie Bailey Elliott, 92

    Jackie Bailey Elliott left this earth on Dec. 2, at the age of 92. She was born on Aug. 31, 1930, …

  • Penny Ann Werling, 68

    Penny Ann (Thomsen) Werling, 68, of Atalissa died unexpectedly at her home, Tuesday, Feb. 21 Family …

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