DORINE JONES

Dorine (Pidcock) Jones was born on April 24, 1924, near Beaconsfield, Iowa, to Ethel E. (Manning) and George L. Pidcock and departed this life on September 1, 2018, at Bickford Assisted Living and Memory Care in Urbandale, Iowa. Dorine enjoyed growing up on the farm with all the family pets and the activities of her…

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GAROLD CANNY

Garold Canny, 80, passed away Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the Trinity Center at Luther Park in Des Moines. Funeral service will be 1:00 p.m. Monday, September 17 at the Armstrong Funeral Home in Mount Ayr. Open viewing is from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sunday, September 16 with family present from 4:00 p.m. to…

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ALLEN DALE DAVIDSON

Allen Dale Davidson was born on Dec. 23, 1933 to Dale and Laura Davidson.  He had three sisters, Hazel (Everett), Helen (Bill), Margaret (Bill), and one brother, Ralph (Joan). He attended school in Grant City and played football. After graduating he worked for Bunches Stave Mill building Hwy 136. He was fixed up on a…

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DOROTHY PICKERING

On August 17, 1931, Dorothy entered this world and the life of her parents, William “Bill” and Clara Denney Jefferson, completing their family of three sons, Harold, Lawrence and William (Billy Rowe) in Wall Lake, Iowa. When Dorothy was a girl, the family moved to Grant City, Missouri where she graduated Grant City High School…

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Stewart impresses coach as Raiderettes sweep competition

In a busy week, the Raiderettes put up three more wins to improve to 5-1 on the season. The girls defeated Nodaway Valley before heading to Pleasantville to compete in a triangular against the Lady Trojans and the Lady Indians of Clarke, sweeping the competition.   For more on this story, sign in to the…

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SENATORIAL QUIZ

U.S. Senator Charles Grassley answered a variety of questions from students at Mount Ayr Community High School during his visit to the school Monday afternoon.   For more on this story, sign in to the e-edition.

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Raider ball fields to get upgrades

Upgrades to the softball/baseball complex and personnel matters comprised the bulk of the agenda the regular meeting of the Mount Ayr Community Schools board of directors Monday, September 10.   For more on this story, sign in to the e-edition.

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MARION HENDERSON

A Christian, a wife, and a mother, a journalist, a traveler all describe Marion Henderson who died Saturday, September 1, 2018 at Heritage House in Atlantic, IA. She was born June 28, 1925 in Elko, NV to Ruth and A. E. Cahlan. A year later the family moved to Las Vegas, NV where her father…

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