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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...
06/06/2019 - 8:30am
Keota – Keota Fun Days are just around the corner. The Keota Veteran’s Memorial Committee has planned a special finale for the evening of Saturday, June 15, which will honor local veterans and the late Bill Hultman.          Committee Chairman Dave Hobscheidt said that the idea to honor Hultman...
05/29/2019 - 12:31pm
            For local musicians, James and Cass Moore, music is a way of life, passed down from father to son. Considering the legacy that follows James Moore since the early days of the Rock ‘N Flames, it is comforting to know that his music is being seeped into the next generation through Cass.   ...
05/29/2019 - 12:27pm
            After serving as a police officer and human trafficking investigator, Michael (Mike) Ferjak is now spending his retirement educating citizens on the realities of human trafficking through his consulting firm, “I Know a Guy.” Ferjak presented a program Thursday, April 25 at the Marengo Public...
05/25/2019 - 3:48pm
Des Moines – Keota made it back to State meet May 16-18, this time competing in three events with four different athletes. Justin Moeller was the most versatile athlete among the four, competing in two track events and one field event. Moeller earned a couple medals along the way, including one individual medal. He made it through Districts...
05/23/2019 - 1:33pm
Keokuk County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) Commissioners are pleased to announce the 2019 conservation poster winners in each division.  Fynlie Brooks (Pekin – Division 2); Sahraya Probst (Sigourney – Division 3).             The contest includes five divisions...
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