Police: 3 arrested for stealing over $2,000 worth of vacuums at Fairfield Target
Authorities say all three individuals were observed on security video allegedly placing several Dyson vacuums cleaners in a shopping cart.
UPDATE: Missing Memphis teen found safe in Mercer County
MEMPHIS, Mo. — UPDATE: Scotland County Sheriff Bryan Whitney told KTVO that Hailey Small, 17, of Memphis, was found shortly after 9 a.m. Tuesday in Mercer County. Mercer County Sheriff Jose Lopez picked her up. Small is safe and sound. Arrangements are now being made to return her to Scotland County juvenile authorities in Memphis.
Iowa’s January Housing Statistics
The Iowa Association of Realtors has released its January Housing Statistics. According to the data, 9 single-family homes sold in Jefferson County in January, with a total of 49 on the market. Homes sold for a median sales price of $145,000, a 19.4% decrease compared to January of last year.
The coldest February in Davis County history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Arbela Twp. extends solar moratorium
ARBELA TWP. — Six months wasn’t enough. Back in July, the Arbela Township board voted to have its attorney draw up a six-month moratorium on any solar energy developments within township borders.
Fairfield City Council Appoints Brett Ferrel As Fairfield’s Part-Time Fire Chief
During Monday’s Fairfield City Council Meeting, the council approved the hiring of Brett Ferrel as the city’s part-time Fire Chief. Ferrel previously held the position of Fairfield Fire Chief and is the current Emergency Management Coordinator for Jefferson County.
City of Fairfield Announces Grant for Pleasant Lake Restoration
The city of Fairfield received a REAP Open Spaces Grant through the Iowa DNR to continue habitat restoration work at Pleasant Lake. With the assistance of this grant, the city will remove invasive species, construct a small brush pile for wildlife, conduct a prescribed burn, and plant more native trees. After these objectives are met, the city will then create an addition to the existing boat dock with a canoe and kayak launch.
Boys’ Basketball: Winfield-Mt. Union Returns to State
Fairfield, IA- It’s not often two teams from the same conference collide to decide who will go to the State Tournament, but that’s what happened at Fairfield High School last night for the Class 1A Substate 5 championship. Defense ruled the night, and it was Winfield-Mt. Union that narrowly defeated Holy Trinity Catholic to advance to state 46-41.
Vehicle crashes into home in Gorin after brakes fail
On Wednesday evening of February 21, 2024, an 18-year-old man from Arbela, Missouri, was involved in an accident that resulted in his vehicle striking a house in Gorin, Missouri. The crash occurred at the intersection of Nesbit Street and Main Street around 7:45 p.m. According to the Missouri State Highway...
Jefferson County’s March Century Farm Of The Month
The Carnegie Historical Museum has announced the Century Farm of the Month for March of 2024. The farm is owned by John A. Carlson. This farm has been in the family for 122 years and is located in Round Prairie Township. The family first purchased 50 acres of this farmland in 1902 at $28.00 per acre. Making the Carlson Family Farm a Century Farm.
Fairfield Women’s Club to Host Lasagna Luncheon
The Fairfield Women’s Club is inviting the public to lunch at the historic McElhinney House. The club’s Annual Lasagna Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, February 27 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. The lunch consists of lasagna (meat or vegetarian), salad, pie, and a breadstick for $15....
Today the gas price is close to $2.99 in Fairfield as of 2024-02-26. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.264, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.
Sheriff’s Office: Two Vehicles Stolen, One Recovered
The Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a pair of thefts that occurred over three days. On February 17, the sheriff’s office said a Honda CR125 dirtbike was reported stolen from the yard of a residence on Old Main Street. Two days later, an older model Green...
Gorin Community Seeks Answers
Scotland County, MO – A group of citizens living in and around the tiny town of Gorin have been making waves for the Gorin City Council and Mayor over the last several weeks. The trouble began with an unassuming Facebook post by one of the city’s eldest residents, Dorothy...
Experience Authentic Mexican Cuisine: 5 Fairfield Restaurants You Can't Miss
This article presents a curated list of five Mexican restaurants in Fairfield. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts. Please feel free to leave your comments below!
State Authorities Advise Dog Breeder To Scale Back Their Business
State authorities are advising an Iowa dog breeder to scale back her business after multiple dogs in her care passed away from the cold so the animals in her care can be adequately cared for. A U.S. Department of Agriculture federal inspector paid a visit to the Cantril kennel in...
Southeast Iowa man arrested for allegedly violating probation
FAIRFIELD, IOWA — A southeast Iowa man is back behind bars for reportedly breaking his probation. Brian Maguire, 50, of Birmingham, is accused of a probation violation in Linn County. He is charged with theft in the first degree and conspiracy to commit a non-forcible felony. Maguire was previously...
Fairfield School Board Names 2 Superintendent Finalists
This article has been brought to you by the courtesy of Evan Marten. The Fairfield Community School District School Board has named two finalists for the district’s next superintendent. The finalists are Chad Wahls and Zach Wigle. Each brings extensive experience in educational leadership and a commitment to student...
42nd Annual Spelling Bee Held
Scotland County R-1 School District held its 42nd annual Spelling Bee on Friday, February 16, 2024, at the elementary school gymnasium. There were two competitions: a competition between second and third grade students as well as a competition for fourth, fifth, and sixth grade students. The winner of the second...