Area News

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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Bridge to be closed seven months for repairs

A project to replace the bridge over the Platte River on County Highway P-14, Taylor-Ringgold Avenue (also known as the truss bridge) located approximately 2.25 miles north of Blockton will require closing the roadway to traffic from Monday, February 26, until October 1. For more on this story, sign in to the e-edition.

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Board approves new football complex building

After a lengthy discussion at their regular meeting Monday, February 12, the Mount Ayr Community Schools board of directors accepted a bid for the construction of a new restroom/concession building at the football complex.   For more on this story, sign in to the e-edition.

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Public meeting on moving 6th grade Monday

The Mount Ayr Community School District will hold a presentation on Monday, February 19, at 6 p.m. in the high school auditorium concerning a proposal to relocate the sixth grade from the elementary to the secondary building to implement a “middle school model” with the seventh and eighth grades.   For more on this story,…

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Watershed projects will impact county budget

Funding to cover the costs of the operation, maintenance and replacement of watershed projects in Ringgold County will impact the Rural Basic tax in the upcoming county budget.   For more on this story, sign in to the e-edition.

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City hopes to avoid booster station litigation

A new wrinkle in the ongoing discussion concerning performance of the water booster station was discussed at the regular meeting of the Mount Ayr city council Monday, February 5.   For more on this story, sign in to the e-edition.

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