Jefferson Police Report June 10, 2021

3:27am: Steven Bailey advised he went to Sparky’s at 606 Hwy. 30 East, and no employees were present in the business. The officer arrived and employees were inside. They advised they were in the back for a few minutes. 3:45am: An officer checked on a male, who was sitting on...
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Greene County,

Greene County Sheriff’s Report June 10, 2021

9:21am: Deputies responded to the 1000 block of Railroad Street, Grand Junction for a verbal argument. 4:14pm: A deputy responded to the 1200 block of N Avenue for a report of hay bales on the roadway. 5:54pm: A deputy responded to the 1000 block and 1400 block of J Avenue...
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Perry Police Report June 11

To view a log of the calls for service, click here. Officers responded to a report of a theft in the 1800 block of Pattee Street. A 2011 Chevy Silverado pick ofp, registered to Scheib Brothers Inc. and driven by Dane Bradley Scheib of 16446 B Ave., Perry, collided with a legally parked 2020 Dodge SUV, registered to Tye Allan Hegstrom of 102 Fourth Ave., Jamaica. No injuries were reported. Damage was estimated at $1,250.

Perry Police Department Report June 9-11, 2021

Officers responded to the 1800 block of Pattee on a report of a theft. Vehicle 1- silver 2011 Chevy Silverado pick up registered to Scheib Brothers Inc., driven by. Vehicle 2 legally parked 2020 Dodge SUV registered to Tye Allan Hegstrom, 102 4’h Ave.,. Jamaica. Vehicle 2 was parked in...

Betty Ann Adrian of Scranton

Betty Ann Adrian, age 95, of Scranton, IA, passed away on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at Accura Healthcare of Carroll. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Wednesday, June 16,, 2021 at the First United Methodist Church in Scranton with Rev. Karen Patrick officiating. Organist for the service will be Patti Patrick. Casket bearers will be Betty’s friends and family members. Burial will be in the Scranton Township Cemetery.

Xenia urges wise water use during potential drought conditions

BOUTON, Iowa — Because of possible continued drought conditions and above-average demand in May, the Xenia Rural Water District is proactively asking customers to begin practicing wise water usage. This includes:. Relying on rain when possible to water lawns and outdoor vegetation. Turning off water while you brush your teeth,...
Greene County,

Greene County Medical Center Announces Interim CEO

Greene County Medical Center has announced the appointment of an interim CEO. Brian Benson has been named as the hospital’s interim CEO, effective June 15th. Benson has been an employee with UnityPoint Health – Des Moines since 2001. As the interim CEO, Benson will continue the vision of the medical center to improve the health of everyone, including the communities the hospital serves. He will continue his role within UnityPoint Health as a nation-wide search is currently being conducted by the Board of Trustees, with assistance from UnityPoint Health – Des Moines for a permanent CEO.
Carroll County,

Carroll Man Arrested When Unoccupied Truck Strikes Garage Early Friday Morning

A Carroll man was arrested on operating while intoxicated charges after his vehicle struck a garage early Friday morning. The Carroll Police Department responded to the 500 block of E. Bluff Street at approximately 12:20 a.m. The initial investigation revealed 23-year-old Brodrick James Greer was attempting to park a 2005 Nissan Titan in the driveway, but failed to get the truck into park. It rolled backward across the street and struck the garage, causing damages to both the pickup and the structure. Greer recorded a Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of nearly three times the legal limit at .233 and was charged with second-offense operating while intoxicated as well as failure to provide proof of financial liability and failure to maintain control. As of this (Friday) morning, Greer remained in custody at the Carroll County jail.

Carroll Man Charged With May 1 Burglary Scheduled For Trial Later This Summer

A Carroll man accused of breaking into a Carroll business while disrobed has been scheduled for trial later this summer. According to district court records, 30-year-old Jesse Dean Seyler filed a written not guilty plea to one count of third-degree burglary, a class D felony, on Wednesday. His jury trial is slated to begin on Aug. 10 with a pretrial conference set for July 22. Seyler was arrested by the Carroll Police Department on May 3 following an investigation into a May 1 burglary in the 500 block of E. 5th Street. Authorities say evidence collected from security cameras showed Seyler was completely naked when he entered the building and stole a custom bedspread. He faces up to five years in prison and $7,500 in fines if convicted of the charge.

COVID outbreak at Friendship Home

AUDUBON— An outbreak was reported by the Iowa Department of Public Health at an area long term care facility late last week, and as of Thursday, there are four outbreaks at long term care faciliities in the state, reporting 30 total positive cases and one recovered. Across the state there have been.

Iowa DOT Requests Public Input On Proposed Bridge Replacement For Highway 144

The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) is requesting public input for a proposed bridge replacement on Highway 144 in Greene County. State officials are planning to replace the bridge spanning East Buttrick Creek, located about three miles north of Paton, with work expected to begin in 2023. Crews will remove the existing 125’ x 26’ steel bridge with twin 10’ x 12’ box culverts. Highway 144 traffic will be diverted along Highways 30 and 175 while construction is ongoing. The deadline for public input is June 11, but comments received after today (Friday) will be included in project files and considered during planning. To submit a comment, follow the link included below.

Summer strength and conditioning in full swing at Perry

Any and all Perry students are welcome to attend a summer of strength, conditioning, and training at the high school. There is no cost to attend. Students in grades 9-12 meet from 6:30-8 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, with grades 6-8 gathering from 8:15-9 a.m. Monday and Wednesday. The high...

Lots to do Saturday of Bell Tower Festival

The 2021 Bell Tower Festival Mission Impossible 2.0 kicks off today with several activities, and tomorrow holds even more for people to enjoy. Saturday begins with the Jefferson Fire Department breakfast fundraiser at the fire station from 6-10am, followed by the Jefferson Parks and Rec Ding Dong Dash at 8am. A new event of the big wheel races will take place on the south side of the downtown square on Lincoln Way from 9:30-10:30am, which will lead into the Jefferson Rotary Parade at 11.

Loren Fisher of Marshalltown

A Celebration of Life service for Loren Fisher, 71, of Marshalltown and formerly of Perry will be held Saturday, June 26 at 10 a.m. at the Journey Church at 700 E. Olive St. in Marshalltown. A gathering of family and friends will follow the service at Loren’s beloved garage at his home.