Community News

  • Card Shower

     Jim and LaDonna Raney will celebrate their 67th anniversary March 4.

    In honor of this special day, their family and friends invite you to congratulate them through a card shower. 

    Send cards to them at 2086 T Ave., Villisca, IA, 50864.

  • Card Shower

    Gene Viner, a former Red Oak resident, will celebrate his 80th birthday Feb. 27. 

    In honor of the occasion, his family is hosting a card shower. 

    Please send cards to him at 600 E. 3rd St., Apt. #13, Villisca, IA 50864.

  • Open House

    Please join the family and friends of Jim Coffman for a surprise open house celebrating his 90th birthday. 

    The event will be held Saturday, Feb. 11, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Montgomery County Family YMCA. Free child care is available. No gifts please.

    If you are unable to attend, you may send cards to: Acorn Acres, 1805 N. 8th St., Apt. 15D, Red Oak, IA, 51566.

  • Engagement Announcement

     Stephen and Linda Dolch of rural Villisca announce the engagement of their son, Matthew Dolch, formerly of Villisca, to Dana Newtson, daughter of Thomas and Aleta Newtson of Springview, Neb.  

  • Card Shower

    Jeannette Gillespie will celebrate her 90th birthday on Jan. 14.

    Her family would like to honor her with a card shower. Cards may be sent to her at 1414 Forest Ave., Red Oak, IA 51566.

  • Card Shower

    Raymond Moree will celebrate his 94th birthday Dec. 21, 2016. 

    In honor of the occasion, his family is requesting a card shower.

    Please send cards to him at Good Samaritan Center, 202 Central Ave. #301, Villisca, IA 50864.

  • Card Shower

     Oliver and MaryJo Herzerb will celebrate their 60th anniversary Dec. 25, 2016.

    Their family would like to honor them with a card shower. 

    Cards can be sent to 106 N. 5th Ave., Villisca, IA 50864.



    Olive Michael is celebrating her 95th birthday. Her family would like to honor her with a card shower.

    Please send cards and messages to 1774 NW 100 RD,  Kingsville, MO, 64061 by Nov. 18.

  • Card Shower


    Mildred Varilek will celebrate her 96th birthday Saturday, Nov. 5.  

    Please send birthday greetings to Arlington Place, Apt. 120, 800 Ratliff Rd., Red Oak, IA  51566. She enjoys hearing from everyone. 

  • Card Shower


    Darrel and Cathi Fulton will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 29. 

    Best wishes can be sent to 3379 120th St., Villisca, IA 50864.