LOIS MARIE HILL

Lois Marie (Wyer) Hill was born March 27, 1930 at Minot, North Dakota. She passed away January 14, 2018 at Village Shalom Memory Care in Overland Park, Kansas at the age of 87. On August 17, 1946 she married Benjamin Oliver Hill. He preceded her in death. Also preceding Lois in death were her parents…

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EDWARD JOSEPH ADAMS

Edward Joseph Adams, age 85, of Mount Ayr, Iowa, the son of Michael and Katherine (Gergley) Adams, was born November 7, 1932, at Hiteman, Iowa. He left this life on Thursday, February 8, 2018, from Mount Ayr Health Care Center in Mount Ayr, Iowa. Ed grew up and attended school in Albia, Iowa. He joined…

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REBA RYCHNOVSKY

Reba Rychnovsky, daughter of Verl and Velma (Crum) Watts, was born May 7, 1936 at Cabool, MO Reba grew up near Cabool and attended the Cabool School District through the 10th grade. The family moved to the Diagonal area and she attended and graduated from Diagonal High School with the class of 1954. Following her…

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MARJORIE LOUISE IBBOTSON

Marjorie Louise Ibbotson, 101, longtime resident of the Tingley community, passed away peacefully at her most recent home, the Mount Ayr Health Care Center, on Saturday February 17, 2018. A celebration of Marjorie’s life will be held Saturday, February 24, at 10 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Tingley. There will be an open…

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Raiders season ends at 17-5

Interstate 35 46, MA 35 In a tough contest against Interstate 35 on the road, Mount Ayr fell by 11 to the Roadrunners. The boys traveled north to Van Meter for their Regional game against Interstate-35 who was coming off a 79-49 win over Clarke.   For more on this story, sign in to the…

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Raiderettes fall in Final

The Raiderettes charged their way to the regional finals in Red Oak after downing Interstate-35 and Southwest Valley. They girls faced Treynor for a state tournament berth but their attempt was thwarted by the number two team in the state.   For more on this story, sign in to the e-edition.

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Council approves pool repairs

Some encouraging news about the swimming pool at Judge Lewis Park came out of the regular meeting of the Mount Ayr city council, Monday, February 19.   For more on this story, sign in to the e-edition.

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