Lifestyle Briefs

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ to be shown Oct. 21

"To Kill a Mockingbird" will be shown at the Webster City movie theater Oct. 21. This is the first of a series of classic movies that will be shown at the newly renovated theater. The free movie will be shown thanks to Southfield Wellness Community.Southfield has purchased the rights to show To ...

Rotary Club turkey dinner set for Oct. 25

The annual Webster City Rotary Club turkey dinner will be held Oct. 25 at the Webster City High School cafeteria. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for children 10 and younger. The meal will be served between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.Organizers say the dinner, prepared by Central Catering, promises a ...

DNR Fishing Report

Brushy Creek LakeBluegill - Fair: Fish areas 10-20 feet deep with drop-offs and submerged structure. Walleye - Slow: Walleye fishing has been slow lately but several have been picked up in about 25 feet of water. Black Crappie - Good: Anglers are picking up crappie in 12-20 feet of water and ...

Brad Caruth benefit to be held Saturday

A benefit is planned for a Webster City man who was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash in July.Brad Caruth is recovering from the July 27 accident at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. He sustained a diffuse axonal brain injury. According to benefit organizers, the plans are to move ...

Books, books and more books

The annual fall Friends of the?Kendall Young Library Book Sale is planned for Oct. 29 through 31 at the library.The sale will be open Oct. 29 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. for members of Friends of the Library. Non-members may join at the door for $5.The sale is open to the general public on Oct. 30 ...

Auditions set for next WCCT play

Webster City Community Theatre's next production is the family holiday favorite, "Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells." Auditions are tonight and Tuesday, Monday and Tuesday, at 6 pm at the theatre, 1001 Willson Ave.Director Stephanie Hill will be looking for 4 adult females and 6 adult ...

Isvik inducted into Honor Society

WARTBURG?- The Wartburg College Chapter of the Phi Eta Sigma first-year honoro sciety inducted 72 new members on Sunday.Amy Isvik, a mathematics advising preference major from Jewell, was among those honored.Phi Eta Sigma is the oldest and largest freshman honor society. A student must achieve ...

Boone Boosters 4-H Club

Boone Boosters 4-H ClubThe Boone Boosters 4-h club was held on October 3, 2015 at Hamilton County Extension Office. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Gemma Borer. 7 members and 1 guest answered the role call by saying their favorite hobby. The secretary's report was read by Emma Bailey. The ...

Short Takes

Rotary Turkeydinner ticketson sale nowThe annual Webster City Rotary Club turkey dinner will be held Sunday, Oct. 25 at the Webster City High School cafeteria. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for children 10 and younger. The meal will be served between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.Organizers say the ...

Extension offers resource for retirement planning

Whatever the age, planning for retirement security is an important task. "Retirement: Secure Your Future" is a new resource from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach which can help you prepare. It's found at www.extension.iastate.edu/humansciences/retirement"We Americans are ...

Pumpkin Scarecrow Walk returns to Wilson Brewer Park

Wilson Brewer Park will be having its 2nd Annual Pumpkin Scarecrow Walk beginning on Oct. 12 and continue until Nov. 2.Any businesses or individuals interested in decorating a Pumpkin Scarecrow can register at Fuller Hall through Monday. The cost is $10 per entry and will include a pumpkin, ...

Extension offers resource for retirement planning

Whatever the age, planning for retirement security is an important task. "Retirement: Secure Your Future" is a new resource from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach which can help you prepare. It's found at www.extension.iastate.edu/humansciences/retirement"We Americans are ...

Pumpkin Scarecrow Walk returns to Wilson Brewer Park

Wilson Brewer Park will be having its 2nd Annual Pumpkin Scarecrow Walk beginning on Oct. 12 and continue until Nov. 2.Any businesses or individuals interested in decorating a Pumpkin Scarecrow can register at Fuller Hall through Monday. The cost is $10 per entry and will include a pumpkin, ...

Short Takes

Second SundaySupper setLEHIGH?-The Lehigh United Methodist Church will hold its Second Sunday Supper on Sunday, from 5 to 7 p.m. We will be serving Sausage Links, Pancakes and Scrambled Eggs, with a drink. A free will offering will be held.PEO?NR?plansTuesday meetingNR Chapter of P.E.O. will ...

Short Takes

PEO?EL?chapterto meet todayPEO Chapter EL will meet Thursday at 7 p.m. at Windsor Manor, 1401 Wall St., with Barb Stearns serving as hostess. Nancy Whaley and Faith McDowell are co-hostesses.The Yearbook Committee will introduce this year's theme, "Wild about P.E.O. and ...

New Materials at Kendall Young Library

Adult Fiction:"Streams of Mercy" by Lauraine Snelling"Murder House"?by James Patterson"Come Rain or Come Shine"?by Jan Karon"Devoted in Death"?by J.D. Robb"Satin Island:?A?Novel"?by Tom McCarthy"Get in Trouble:?Storie"?by Kelly Link"Between the Living and the Dead"?by Bill Crider"A?Blink of the ...

Short Takes

PEO?EL?chapterto meet ThursdayPEO Chapter EL will meet Thursday at 7 p.m. at Windsor Manor, 1401 Wall St., with Barb Stearns serving as hostess. Nancy Whaley and Faith McDowell are co-hostesses.The Yearbook Committee will introduce this year's theme, "Wild about P.E.O. and ...

A rootin’ tootin’ time shootin’

Area gun enthusiasts came out to the Boone Valley Izaak Walton League this past Saturday to partake in a friendly shooting competition.The Rootin' Tootin' Good Time Shootin' competition was a multi-stage timed event in which participants shot three different guns at a series of ...