Community News

  • Curtis 80th birthday


    Family, friends and neighbors are celebrating with Ron Curtis for his 80th birthday on Saturday, July 23, 2-4 p.m., at the fellowship hall of the Red Oak First United Methodist Church, 600 Hammond St. If you are unable to attend, greetings can be sent to him at 1 Oak Knoll Rd., Red Oak, IA 51566.

  • Card Shower: Carder 95th Birthday


    Tom Carder is celebrating his 95th birthday on July 22. Please send cards to him at Tom Carder, 800 E. Ratliff Road, Apt. 203, Red Oak, IA 51566.

  • Card Shower: Burke 70th Birthday


    John Burke will be 70 on July 15. He has been a resident at Good Samartian for five years and would appreciate receiving greetings from friends. His address at Good Samaritan is 201 Alix Ave., Red Oak, IA 51566.

  • Card Shower: Barnett 50th Anniversary

     Join the children of Larry and Marty Barnett, as they honor their parents on their 50th wedding anniversary on July 10. Together they have found a friendship, raised a family and built a beautiful marriage. Their children invite you to celebrate this special day with them by sending a card or note to include a memory or simply express your good wishes.  Mail your card to arrive the week of July 3. Cards will reach them at 1604 Oakridge, Red Oak, IA 51566.

  • Card Shower: Celebrating 87th birthday

     Do you know her? Over the years, she and her husband operated several businesses, including Jackie’s House of Beauty, Evans Upholstery, K&K Auto, and Stardom Roller Rink. They taught dancing lessons, including ballroom, disco and square dancing. Jackie Evans is celebrating her 87th birthday on July 1. You can send her cards at 2511 Hollyhock Circle, Lincoln, NE 68521. Jackie and Keith came to Red Oak in 1950.

  • Card Shower: Betty Hossle

     The family of Betty Hossle request a card shower in honor of her 80th birthday.  

    Betty will be 80 on June 27.  Please send cards to 1037 195th St., Emerson, IA 51533.

  • Card Shower: Homer Focht


    Homer Focht will celebrate his 93rd birthday June 30. 

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

  • Robert and Mary Jones 50th Anniversary

     Robert and Mary Jones will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.

    Please join their family in celebrating this special occasion at an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 2, at 46432 Applewood Road in Henderson. Cards only, please. 

  • Card Shower: Hank and Nancy Latus


    Hank and Nancy Latus will soon celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

    Their family requests a card shower in honor of the occasion. Please help them celebrate by sending cards to them at P.O. Box 158, Stanton, IA 51573.

  • Card Shower: Dan L. Peterson