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06/19/2019 - 3:24pm
For Austin Bayliss, the saying “no matter where you go in life, never forget where you came from” rings especially true. Never was this more apparent than last Friday, June 14, when Bayliss – the promoter of Central Empire Wrestling – brought his professional wrestling company to Keota for a show during the annual Keota Fun Days. “This is really special to me to be...
06/13/2019 - 3:53pm
Keota had runs score early, but their chances were limited. The Eagles’ runs were matched by Sigourney, and though Keota led by as many as two after 3 ½ innings, Sigourney responded to tie it back up 3-3. They would end up playing extra innings with Sigourney winning it 4-3. Austin Waterhouse pitched through six innings, allowed four...
06/13/2019 - 3:47pm
Summer of fun has begun around Keokuk County. Last weekend, Saturday, June 1st, the What Cheer Fairgrounds hosted the first of the summer figure eight races. With perfect temperatures and no rain, the races were a great way for Keokuk County residents to rev up their summer weekends. Many people from the fair board worked together to pull this...
06/13/2019 - 3:46pm
Recent rainfalls delayed the Keota Education Foundation Golf Tournament by a week. This caused some of the pervious entered contestants to drop out, but for those left to compete in the tournament, held at Lagos Acres, the weather on Sunday, June 9th could not have been much better for a day of golf. John Greiner and Jerry Sheetz had the grill...
06/06/2019 - 8:34am
Editor’s Note: This is part one of a two part series on mental health awareness.   Sigourney - Mental Health Awareness Month was recognized in May, bringing with it a plethora of information in hopes of educating the average citizen on the realities of those who suffer from mental illness. Jan Walker is a therapist with River Hills...
06/06/2019 - 8:32am
Keota –Keota City Council kicked off the June 3rd meeting with a Public Hearing regarding the “Notice of proposed sale of 508 North Davis Street, Keota, Iowa, 52248, by the city of Keota in exchange for property at 506 North Ellis Street, Keota, Iowa, 52248.”  This swap of properties leaves the city with a more valuable...
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