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07/19/2019 - 8:00am
SIGOURNEY- Lake Belva Deer has seen many improvements over the past couple of years as the park has received grants and other funding sources to continue to complete the long worked on project. Soon, another piece of the puzzle will be placed when a major piece of safety equipment is installed at the park: an outdoor storm warning siren. At the July 15 Keokuk County Supervisors meeting, the...
05/08/2019 - 11:34am
SIGOURNEY- An Ollie man is facing multiple charges, including two felonies, after authorities say he held a gun to his wife’s head during a late April incident. Harold Dean Chittick, 28, was arrested on April 29th. According to Deputy Jeff Runnells, Chittick allegedly assaulted his wife sometime the week of April 27th. “Defendant...
05/02/2019 - 9:01am
SIGOURNEY- After several open discussions on the matter at Supervisors meetings, the Keokuk County Supervisors appear to be at the same stage: a holding pattern. At Monday’s Supervisors meeting, the Board meet with Waste Management Representative Dave Schwab regarding the future of Waste Management’s contracts in Keokuk County....
05/02/2019 - 8:59am
KEOTA- A Keota woman is in custody after a home check by federal probation officers yielded a significant amount of methamphetamine. Brandy Kay Reschly was charged on April 23rd, after federal probation officers stopped by her apartment for a home check. According to a criminal complaint filed by Chief Deputy Adam Clark, the federal officers...
04/24/2019 - 8:00am
SIGOURNEY- A Keswick man accused of sexually abusing a child under the age of 12 has been given a new court appointed attorney after apparent attorney-client tensions became insurmountable. William Mann originally was being represented by Sigourney attorney Misty White, however White requested on March 6 to withdraw as Mann’s attorney, due...
04/24/2019 - 7:21am
WHAT CHEER- A What Cheer man is in custody after a Keokuk County Sheriff’s Deputy says that he assaulted a 10-year-old child. Brian William Reeves-Orr, 31, was arrested on April 20th, after authorities were called to a residence in What Cheer. According to a criminal complaint filed by Deputy Jacob Adrian, Reeves-Orr was accused by the child...
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