Charlie Comfort

08/21/2019 - 11:32am
It’s official: Keota residents will vote on a $1.18 million bond issue in November, to construct a new swimming pool in the community. At the August 19 Keota City Council meeting, the council unanimously voted to place the bond issue on the November city election ballot. The vote came after a previous recommendation from the Keota Pool committee to do so. Work for a new pool has been going...
08/21/2019 - 11:28am
The Keokuk County Supervisors, at their regular meeting on Monday, August 19, formally took action on a sharing agreement between Mahaska County and Keokuk County, for to share the services of Keokuk County Engineer Andy McGuire. A 28E agreement between Mahaska County and Keokuk County was considered by the board after the Mahaska County...
08/14/2019 - 11:03am
It took a Keokuk County Jury of six men and six women only 30 minutes to decide the fate of William Kirby Mann: guilty of one count of second-degree sexual abuse. Mann, of Keswick, stood trial last week, after being accused of inappropriately touching an eight-year-old female. During the three-day trial, the state, led by Assistant Attorney...
08/07/2019 - 10:03am
Helping out a neighbor was the theme of Monday’s Keokuk County Supervisors meeting, as the Board heard a report from County Engineer Andy McGuire on a recent meeting he had with the Mahaska County Supervisors. In October 2018, then-Mahaska County Engineer Dave Shannahan tenured his resignation. Since then, the Mahaska County Supervisors have...
08/07/2019 - 9:58am
Keota residents could soon have a new swimming pool, if plans stay on track. At the August 5 City Council meeting, the Keota City Council discussed the possibility of having a pool bond issue placed on the ballot this November. Keota’s City Pool closed in 2017, due to the condition of the pool at that time. “There was lots of crumbling...
07/19/2019 - 9:51am
SIGOURNEY- Lake Belva Deer has seen many improvements over the past couple of years as the park has received grants and other funding sources to continue to complete the long worked on project. Soon, another piece of the puzzle will be placed when a major piece of safety equipment is installed at the park: an outdoor storm warning siren. At the...
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