Community News

  • 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: Dan L. Peterson


  • 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.

  • Carey 98th birthday


    Darrel Cary, formerly of Red Oak, celebrated his 98th birthday March 26 in Coralville. Darrel also celebrated his 80th class reunion on May 29 in Pawnee City, Neb., at the high school. You can send Darrel a card at 916 14th Ave., Coralville, IA 52241. He would be happy to hear from you.

  • Clayton & Dorothy Johnson Birthdays


    The family of Clayton and Dorothy Johnson request a card shower in honor of their birthdays. Clayton will be 85 on June 8 and Dorothy will be 84 on June 4. Please send cards to 1802 Crestline, Red Oak, IA 51566.

  • Godfrey 70th


    Friends are invited to a 70th anniversary open house luncheon for Don and Ruby Godfrey on Sunday, June 5, 1-4 p.m., at the Emerson Community Building. The couple requests no gifts. Cards may be sent to P.O. Box 212, Emerson, IA 51533.

  • Reception for Keith Perdue

     It’s official. After delivering mail the past 34 years for the United States Postal Service, Keith “Skeeter” Perdue is retiring! Please join family and friends on Saturday, June 4, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Gold Fair Building to help celebrate his years of hard work and dedication.

  • Anna Lee 85th Birthday

     The family of Anna Lee is honoring her with a card shower in celebration of her 85th birthday on June 6, 2016. Cards and good wishes may be sent to her at 1807 Crestline Dr., Red Oak, IA  51566.

  • Community News in Brief: Sept. 30

     Local church sponsors pork chop dinner

     The First Christian Church is sponsoring a pork chop dinner on Thursday, Oct. 9 from 4:30-7 p.m. at 1909 East Summit St. This is an easy way to feed the family before evening activities begin. 

  • Montgomery County Youth Celebrate 4-H Week

     More than six million young people across the country today will celebrate National 4-H Week, an annual celebration of 4-H during the first full week of October. Montgomery County 4-H will leverage National 4-H Week this year to showcase the great things that 4-H offers young people and highlights the incredible 4-H youth in the community who work each day to make a positive impact on the community.