Wayne County Newswire

Wayne County Newswire

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  1. Tom Coates pays his debt to Wayne CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Times-Republican

    ... is an expert on the subject, having owned and operated Consumer Credit of Des Moines for 29 years. RUNNING IN WAYNE COUNTY Coates graduated from Wayne Community High School in 1972. He went to Indian Hills Community College in Centerville his first ...


  2. Justin Cox continues pipeline from Corydon to Iowa CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Times-Republican

    ... Erie, floating on the line between the United States and Canada. Cox was once an avid hunter in the timber of Wayne County. He is now a vegetarian. Each experience is part of what makes him whole. In May, Cox earned his MFA degree in creative ...


  3. Community prepares to get its children back to schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Times-Republican

    For almost two years, Jamie Swearingin, Patty Jones and Von Dodds have been part of the Wayne County Child & Family Abuse Council. As an offshoot, the trio of women and their group will hold the first annual Wayne County Back to School Bonanza Aug. 8 at the Allerton Centennial Building.


  4. Tia McElvain and Heather Moorman grab the torchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Times-Republican

    CHAIRS PREPARE FOR PASSING OF THE TIARA AND CHANGING OF THE LIGHT BULBS Heather Moorman wears a blue Wayne County Fair T-shirt. Tia McElvain sports French tip fingernails and is always ready for a photo op.


  5. Wayne Theatre celebrates 25 years at the moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Times-Republican

    ... OF ICONIC ART DECO BUILDING ON THE CORYDON SQUARE Before May of 1991, there was no movie theater in Wayne County for six years. The doors had closed in 1985, coinciding with the farm crisis. Customers had to take their business out of town. It ...


  6. Locals recall CCC legacy by pointing to Corydon Lake ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Times-Republican

    ... started high school in Corydon in 1940, the Civilian Conservation Corps camp had already planted itself in Wayne County. It was located north of Highway 2, west of where the old Neely Manufacturing building stands. Most of the trees at Corydon Lake ...


  7. Bill Jamerson to bring underdog story of CCC to CorydonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Times-Republican

    ... lead their people out of the Great Depression. On Tues., May 24 at 6:30 p.m., at the Prairie Trails Museum of Wayne County, CCC enthusiast and historian Bill Jamerson will travel to Corydon to help the community remember this too often forgotten ...


  8. Jane Poston Buckley returns to Wayne County with a song written on scratch paperRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Times-Republican

    At Corydon's Fourth of July pie auction, left to right, Devyn Buckley, Marjean Poston and Jane Poston Buckley. From her grandmother's recipe, Devyn made a chocolate pie, bid on by her uncle, Jim Poston.


  9. When the water is pure, trumpeter swans will returnRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | Times-Republican

    ... They molt their feathers once a year. Among those helping with the release were Bonnie Friend, director of Wayne County Conservation, and cancer survivor Holly Welch, who has earned the moniker, 'The Swan Lady.' Members of the Coffey family, the ...


  10. For Juan Martinez, United States citizenship a journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Times-Republican

    ... the special day were his wife, Jennifer, and their children Kaylin, left, and Carlee. Before settling down in Wayne County, Martinez played professional basketball in Spain and Brazil. AFTER INTERNATIONAL PLAYING CAREER, FORMER INDIAN HILLS ...


  11. Keith Davis now longest serving Wayne County sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Times-Republican

    Wayne County Sheriff Keith Davis stands next to the new prescription medicine disposal bin at the sheriff's office. Photo by Jason Selby AFTER TWO DECADES, DAVIS CONTINUES TO FIGHT INCREASE IN SEXUAL EXPLOITATION AND PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE Entering his second decade as sheriff, Keith Davis can say he's done something no other man in Wayne County has ever done.


  12. Time changes, but clock keeps ticking above CorydonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Times-Republican

    ... a toggle switch lever down and watch it-it probably takes 15 minutes.' Currently, Guthrie is the only person in Wayne County with the knowledge of how to change the clock above the Corydon square. In the beginning, a serviceman would come every year ...


  13. Barb and Russ Danielsen hang up the nozzleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Times-Republican

    ... expanded to Allerton in the early 1970s and needed help, Russ gladly accepted an offer to live and work in Wayne County. 'You can't be in a business if you don't love it,' Barb said. After the couple moved to Corydon, Barb taught elementary school ...


  14. 10-year-old dies in southern Iowa skid loader accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Officials with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office say a 10-year-old boy has died after being involved in a skid loader accident in southern Iowa. Deputy Charles Henderson says authorities found Aaron Borntarager injured in a field Saturday afternoon after responding to a report of an accident involving a skid loader near Seymour.


  15. 10-Year-Old Dies in Southern Iowa Skid Loader AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | KCRG

    Officials with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office say a 10-year-old boy has died after being involved in a skid loader accident in southern Iowa.


  16. Jared Chambers keeps auctioneering with Trump cufflinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | Times-Republican

    ... 'The land auction flyers, we got number one and number two in the State of Iowa, and they were both for these Wayne County farms we sold last year.' Chambers has worked for the Peoples Company of Clive, which originated in Indianola, for almost two ...


  17. Citizens play key role in tracking wildlifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... species," she said. Registrations are now being accepted for the 2016 workshops. This year Sac, Clayton and Wayne County Conservation Boards are partnering with the DNR to host the workshops. Trainings will be held on three Saturdays in March: near ...


  18. In hunt for better grain bin, Charles Shivvers grew Wayne CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | Times-Republican

    After he patented and developed his grain dryer, before the design of the Country Clipper, Charles Shivvers made coffee. Photo by Jason Selby AFTER SURVIVING FARM CRISIS, SHIVVERS MANUFACTURING REMAINS ONE OF SOUTHERN IOWA'S MAJOR INDEPENDENT EMPLOYERS In the beginning, turkeys brought Charles Shivvers and his family to Wayne County.


  19. Nation still clears roads with help from late Frank CoatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | Times-Republican

    BEFORE WAYNE COUNTY INVENTOR PATENTED HIS STEEL PLOW, HIGHWAYS WERE SHOVELED WITH WOOD IMPLEMENTS Like several of the other men mentioned in the March 1957 The Iowan article 'The Corydon Way,' Frank Coates Sr. could boast many patents to his name. Per capita, Wayne County might have been one of the patent capitols of the world during the mid-20th century.


  20. Duncan Blount finds the market ripe for storytellingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | Times-Republican

    When Duncan Blount moved to Iowa in 2009, it was a calculated gamble. He came to Wayne County from North Carolina for love, even though the object of his affection, Alyssa Godden, was not yet his girlfriend.