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  1. Trojans salvage split with Bloodhounds at last secondRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Fairfield Ledger

    Ashtyn Drish connects on what would have been a three-run homer in game one of Monday's doubleheader between Fairfield and Fort Madison. Bloodhound left fielder Cameron Bailey went over the wall and caught the hit for the final out of the third inning.

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  2. Muzzled: Trojans sweep Bloodhounds 7-4; 9-1Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Fairfield Ledger

    After stubbing their toes against Mt. Pleasant on Thursday in two losses, the Fairfield Trojans baseball team got back on track Monday by sweeping the Bloodhounds of Fort Madison 7-4; 9-1.

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  3. Community conversation about poverty set in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... to address those issues." Sieda will be hold the conversations at the Jefferson County ISU Extension Office in Fairfield. Participants can choose to attend the sessions held 9:30-11:30 a.m. every Tuesday or those held 5:30-7:30 p.m. every Tuesday. ...

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  4. Spelling beeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Fairfield Ledger

    Retired Fairfield Community School District teacher Gloria Countryman tests children's knowledge of the English language during a spelling bee Friday at the schoolhouse during the Greater Jefferson County Fair. Countryman attended the school in her youth when it sat northwest of Fairfield.

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  5. Peggy C. HickenbottomRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Fairfield Ledger

    Peggy C. Hickenbottom, age 59 of 1175 245th Street, Batavia died Saturday, June 27, 2015 at the Jefferson County Health Center in Fairfield. She had worked at J. & B. Plastics, Harper Brush Company, the Jefferson County Credit Union and the Fairfield Public Library, plus was secretary at Gillespie Dental Office in Ottumwa for over 15 years.

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  6. Historic Victorian Charm with Modern UpdatesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Fairfield Ledger

    One of Fairfield's historical homes features a chef's delight kitchen with large island, bar area, & walk-in pantry. Window seat overlooks a fantastic yard with adjacent office space area & walkout to the wrap-around deck.

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  7. Anna BrowerRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Hawk Eye

    Anna R. Brower, 84, of Lockridge died Thursday, June 25, 2015, at SunnyBrook Living Care Center in Fairfield. Born May 24, 1931, in Cherokee, Kan., she was the daughter of William and Julia Vandris Uttley.

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  8. Cultural mini-grants offered in FairfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fairfield Ledger

    The Fairfield Cultural Alliance is once again offering Cultural Trust Fund mini-grants to nonprofit organizations or individuals sponsored by nonprofit organizations. The small grants, each under $500, will be awarded to cover expenses incurred through the creation of events or projects that benefit the art and/or culture of Fairfield.

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  9. Bill signingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fairfield Ledger

    Representative Curt Hanson, left, attends the bill signing ceremony for House File 603 by Gov. Terry Branstad June 18. House File 603 eliminates an unfair sales tax on users and owners of coin operated laundromats. Also attending the bill signing ceremony was Rick Case, regional sales manager of Dexter Laundry Inc. in Fairfield, and Dave Craig, regional sales manager of Dexter Laundry Inc. in Ames.

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  10. 34th Army Band plays free concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fairfield Ledger

    Fairfield Arts & Convention Center is hosting the 34th Army Concert Band of the Iowa National Guard for a free outdoor concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. The concert will be on the east side of the convention center.

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  11. Board receives bids for Nutmeg Avenue repavingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... of Muscatine at $223,823.50; $229,086.30 from Mike Nelson Concrete of Burlington, West Point and Drish of Fairfield at $220,877, to a low of $218,377 from Jones Contracting Corporation of "We have to take the lowest bid because it's federal and ...

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  12. Elementary 'Watson': seven RBIs for outfielder lead to three tournament winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fairfield Ledger

    Fairfield sophomore Kaylee Watson drove in seven RBIs in four games for the Trojans, leading the way for three wins in a four-game tournament at Clear Creek Amana on Friday and Saturday. The Trojans and Golden Hawks each scored two runs in the first inning.

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  13. Polishville NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Evening Journal

    ... e Bill Peck at 319-694-3495. An answering service is available there. Polishville is located 10 miles northeast of Fairfield on Pleasant Plain Road (W21) to 136th Street, then gravel for 2 A1 2 miles.

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  14. Marlin R. HesseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... He grew up on the family farm in rural Selma. He graduated from Cardinal High School, attended Parsons College in Fairfield and William Penn College in Oskaloosa.

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  15. Can the Trojans end the Warriors perfect 2015?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Van Buren, at 19-0, one of only two baseball teams in the state to be without a loss in 2015, will get a huge test this season as the Fairfield Trojans will travel to Keosauqua on July 8 and take their shot at ruining the perfect season. The teams look very different momentum-wise right now.

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  16. Dan Gable to speak Thursday in FairfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Olympic gold medalist and famed University of Iowa wrestling coach Dan Gable will speak at the Fairfield Arts & Convention Center at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. He will sign copies of his book, "A Wrestling Life - The Inspiring Stories of Dan Gable."

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  17. Conference helps teachers prepare future workforceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... Community College and Ottumwa based Opportunity2, a regional economic development organization affiliated with Fairfield Economic Development Association. The conference was intended to give educators a first hand look at local business and industry ...

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  18. UnPleasant: Trojans dealt first SEC lossesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Fairfield Ledger

    The Mt. Pleasant baseball team jumped into first place in the Southeastern Conference on Thursday night with a two-game sweep of Fairfield, handing the Trojans their first and only losses in conference play.

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  19. Pastor follows new call; Vacation Bible school set in Lockridge,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Fairfield Ledger

    The members of First Lutheran Church in Fairfield have announced that the Rev. Stacy Grau has accepted a new call effective at the end of this month.

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  20. Jack Lee PerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Jack Lee Perry, 74, of Bozeman, Montana, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Father's Day, Sunday June 21, 2015. Jack was born in Fairfield, Iowa on January 19, 1941 to Edna M. Lagle and James V. Perry and grew up in the Fairfield community, graduating from Fairfield High School in 1959.

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