Charlie Comfort

05/16/2019 - 8:40am
SOUTH ENGLISH- An 18-year-old teenager is facing two sexual abuse charges after authorities say he abused two young girls. Bentley Patchric Sorden-Schott was arrested on May 8 and charged with two counts of second-degree sexual abuse, Class B Felonies each punishable by up to 25 years in prison. Criminal complaints filed in Keokuk County District Court accused Sorden-Schott of having...
04/17/2019 - 9:26am
PEKIN- The President of the Pekin School Board has tenured his resignation from the board, effective May 1. Steve Copeland, who has served on the board for the past 12 years will be moving out of his director district, prompting the resignation, according to Superintendent Dave Harper. “He will be building a house outside of Hedrick, outside...
04/11/2019 - 8:00am
SIGOURNEY- Joining the Pekin School District, Sigourney Schools recently completed a major project that will eventually see significant energy savings for the district. The Sigourney School District has now become the second school district in Keokuk County to install solar panels on school buildings. According to Superintendent Dave Harper, the...
04/10/2019 - 9:36am
SIGOURNEY- A Sigourney woman is facing two aggravated misdemeanors, after police say her four-year-old child left the house unattended three times. Rozilynn Gay was arrested on April 5 and charged with two counts of child endangerment in reference to two March incidents. According to the Keokuk County Sheriff’s Office, on March 6tharound 6:...
04/04/2019 - 9:04am
The trial of the man accused of killing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts will not be held in Poweshiek County, after prosecutors and defense attorneys agree that a fair trial can be held. Cristhian Bahena Rivera will stand trial in Woodbury County, in far northwest Iowa, later this year. Sioux City is the county seat of Woodbury county....
03/27/2019 - 8:07am
Sigourney- As part of his 99-county tour through the state, Senator Chuck Grassley swung through Sigourney on March 21, stopping at Sigourney Jr-Sr High for a question and answer session with students. Grassley’s visit came on the heels of a factory tour in Fairfield, as well as several other stops on his annual tour. Sigourney students were...
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