Archive for: June, 2014

Osky Girls Keep On Keeping On Now 25-2 On Season.

By Matt Saville The Oskaloosa girls are one of the best softball teams in class 4A in the state of Iowa. They are off to one of the best, if not the best, start ever by a Oskaloosa softball team in school history. What they did and how they played this week has done nothing […]

Osky Boys Continue Tailspin Now 12-10 On Season

by Matt Saville For the Oskaloosa boys baseball team the season has been hit or miss. They have played great ball against some of the state’s best teams, but come up short against some of the lesser teams on the schedule. This week proved to be more of the same, as they went 2-3 for […]

Joan Marie Macksey

Joan Marie Macksey July 18, 1926 – June 29, 2014 Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 87 Joan Macksey, 87, of Oskaloosa passed away early Sunday morning, June 29, 2014, at Mahaska Health Partnership in Oskaloosa after a brief illness. Joan, daughter of Francis Joseph and Eugenia Kathryn Lechty Boyle, was born, July 18, 1926, in Iowa […]

Rodney Lee Smith Sr.

Rodney Lee Smith Sr. October 14, 1952 – June 27, 2014 Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 61 Served with Honor ~ United States Military Veteran Rodney Lee Smith,Sr. 61, of rural Oskaloosa and formerly of Bussey died Friday, June 27, 2014, at the VA Medical Center in Iowa City. He was born Tuesday, October 14, 1952, […]

‘The Wall That Heals’ Set To Visit Oskaloosa

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, often called ‘The Wall That Heals’ sits as a lasting memorial to the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice in that decade long war. Honoring the men and women who served in the controversial Vietnam War, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial chronologically lists the names of more […]

Patriot Guard Riders Line Up To Escort An Ottumwa Hero Home

by Shelly Spaur It’s 8:30 am on a Saturday morning in June in eastern Iowa. While many families begin their weekend and children celebrate being out of school, a group of strangers gather in a parking lot. The sound of pipes rumbling fills the air as motorcycles begin to line up. These strangers from across […]

Roger Lee Druliner

Roger Lee Druliner June 29, 1946 – June 26, 2014 Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 67 Roger Druliner, 67, Of Oskaloosa and formerly of Chariton, passed away Thursday afternoon, June 26, 2014 at his home in Oskaloosa. Roger Lee Druliner, son of Harry and Mary Briles (Anderson) Druliner was born June 29, 1946 in Chariton, Iowa. […]

Gov. Terry E. Branstad orders flags at half-staff to honor Cpl. Adam Wolff

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry Branstad has ordered all flags in Iowa be flown at half-staff from 5 p.m. on Friday, June 27, 2014, until 8 a.m. on Monday, June 30, 2014, in honor of Marine Corps Corporal Adam F. Wolff, 25, of Ottumwa, Iowa. Cpl. Wolff was killed following an attack with an improvised […]

Cook Wins Tune-Up To The Stock Car Shootout at Southern Iowa Speedway

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (June 25th, 2014) – With the 19th Annual Budweiser Stock Car Shootout and Inaugural Merv Chandler Memorial only a week away this was the final week to tune them up. The track produced some great racing all night and the Stock Cars seem to always leave the fans on their […]

Local court reporter installed as ICRA President

Brook Blackwell takes association’s reins VIENNA, Va., June 26, 2014–The National Court Reporters Association (NCRA), the country’s leading organization representing stenographic court reporters and captioners, today announced that Brook Blackwell, RPR, CRR, an official court reporter, has been installed as president for the Iowa Court Reporters Association (ICRA). Blackwell, a graduate of AIB College of […]


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