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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...
04/12/2019 - 8:00am
Harper – Cheers reached the rafters when Laurie Hornback asked for a round of applause for the Hedrick Volunteer Fireman, as they lined up on the stage of the Carl Craft Civic Center waiting for their turn on the catwalk. For the eighth year in a row, the firemen have donated themselves as models for event, which Hornback created for the...
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 - 9:05am
Iowa law requires all property to be revalued every two years to reflect changes in market value and to keep up with market trends. Research of sales ratio studies, analysis of local conditions, and current construction costs are used in determining assessments. The assessed value represents the value as the property sits on January 1, 2019. Each...
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