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  1. Police & Sheriff ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... accident was reported in the 2000 block of West Burlington. Property damage was reported. Scott A. Davis Jr. of Batavia was cited for unsafe stopping. 7:11 p.m. - Suspicious activity was reported. A vehicle, with a man sitting inside, had been ...


  2. Loy James GormanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Loy James Gorman passed away December 27, 2017, at Community Hospital in Grand Junction, CO. He was born in Batavia, IA to Charlie Alva and Mary Elizabeth Loy.


  3. Carol Adam MurphyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Carol Adam Murphy, 69, died December 28, 2017 at Hope Hospice in Bonita Springs, FL in the presence of her beloved children and loving husband. Born on February 17, 1948 in Batavia IA to Walter and Mary Catherine Adam she was the third of 12. Her mother would refer to Carol as her "little baker".


  4. Christmas party for Batavia kids setRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Christmas plates for Batavia's senior citizens will be filled with cookies and other goodies Saturday.


  5. Van Buren appoints special assistant county attorney to prosecute caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... with hours not to exceed 22 hours per week at $13.25 per hour. a Supervisors approved the hiring of Sam Schilb, Batavia, for equipment operator II effective Dec. 11 at a rate of $17.68/hour per union contract. a The board approved a resolution on ...


  6. Mary K. BarrRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Memorials can be made to donor`s choice. Cards and memorials can be sent to: William Box, 707 Church St. Apt. A3, Batavia, IA 52533. Mary was a homemaker and enjoyed gardening, camping, plastic canvasing, cats, and most of all spending time with ...


  7. Police & Sheriff ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... and possession of alcohol under the legal age-second offense. 2:14 a.m. - Christopher Michael Terrell, 45, of Batavia, was arrested at Davis and Fourth in Batavia and charged with operating while intoxicated-first offense and excessive speed. 3:06 ...


  8. Sales tax passes in FairfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... 1 percent local option sales tax. The tax prevailed overwhelmingly in nearly every town including Fairfield. In Batavia, voters were evenly split on the measure. The yes votes and no votes tied at 43 a piece. Jefferson County Elections Clerk Abbie ...


  9. Blood donors eligible for gifts, prizesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... are eligible to give at this drive. All presenting donors will have a choice of a gift card or a long-sleeved shirt. Batavia will host a community blood drive from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Batavia Community/Senior Center. For appointments to ...


  10. Speas: Batavia is making progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    "I like being involved," Speas said. "I try to stay involved with different committees; I've seen a lot of good things, and bad things, in Batavia ... but we keep trying to make progress in the town."


  11. Raymond Earl FilsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... He graduated from Birmingham High School in 1949. Raymond married Martha Marie Holcomb on February 2, 1967 at the Batavia Friends Church in Batavia, Iowa. Martha passed away on February 6, 2004. Raymond was in the United States Army, he served ...


  12. Dorothy Marie MiddlekoopRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Dorothy Marie Middlekoop, 86, of rural Batavia, IA passed away Friday, October 13, 2017 at her home. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at the Cranston Family Funeral Home in Fairfield, IA with Pastor John Kermott officiating.


  13. Supervisors discuss possible first responder training for fire departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... the county?" asked Jefferson County Veterans Affairs Director Ray Chambers, adding that firefighters in Packwood, Batavia and other cities in the county might be interested in the training, too. "Why don't you get me the numbers of those interested ...


  14. Batavia only town with contested racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... losing any sleep over it. Almost none of the towns in Jefferson County have contested races. The only exception is Batavia, where there are more candidates than open seats. Chris E. Davison is running unopposed for mayor. Four candidates are vying ...


  15. Jefferson County Man Killed in Head-On Collision With RVRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    The Iowa State Patrol says an RV driven by 55-year-old Richard Goldberg of Waukesha, Wisconsin, was traveling west on Highway 34, and 21-year-old Joshua Ramos of Batavia, Iowa, was traveling east in a Honda Civic on the same road.


  16. Libertyville: A look back in timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... with serving as director of Camp Golden Valley. Later the conference ran Camp Golden Valley and Libertyville and Batavia became a two-point charge. In 2006, the Methodist Conference realigned the district and it became a three-point charge with ...


  17. Connie S. BaileyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... William "Bill", of 54 years; a son, Scott Bailey of East Pleasant Plain, IA; two daughters, Joy Leafgreen Bailey of Batavia, Ia, and Tina (Darcy Brinkman) Andrew of Mt. Pleasant, IA; three grandchildren, Sheldon (Lindsey Kiechle) Thompson, Bailey ...


  18. Cardinal school board candidate forum WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... day polling locations will be at: Agency Community Center for Dahlonega Township, Agency Township, and Agency; Batavia Senior Citizens Center for Pleasant Township in Wapello County - Pt Polk Township, Locust Grove Township, Des Moines Township. and ...


  19. Donna M. BolingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Donna M. Boling, 84, of Batavia, IA passed away Thursday, August 24, 2017 at the Sunnybrook Living Care Center in Fairfield, IA. As were her wishes, her body has been cremated with a private family burial to be held at a later date.


  20. Donors receive T-shirt voucher, eligible to win vacation packageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Batavia will host a community blood drive from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Sept. 5 at the Batavia Community Center.