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Anderson receives Melvin Jones award

Posted September 4, 2014 at 6:52 pm

• Larry Anderson receives one of Lions highest awards

Tom Merchant

Sentinel Tribune

If you are at any event sponsored by the Westbrook Lions you will almost always find Lion Larry Anderson somewhere around, if not in front, just as likely working behind the scenes. Larry has been a very active member of the Lions for the past 15 years or so. Recently he was presented with the Melvin Jones Felolow award. Anderson said he was completely surprised when he found out he was getting the award. He said, “I was really honored and speechless when they called me about the award!” If you know Larry very well you know that does not happen often, according

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    Almlie Funeral service has new owners

    Tom Merchant

    Sentinel Tribune

    Westbrook — Partners Seneca Almlie of Tracy and Quinn Horvath of Marshall announced they have purchased Almlie Funeral Service from Steve and Eddi Almlie.

    The two will operate funeral facilities in Tracy, Balaton, and Westbrook.

    Horvath feels the partnership will be good for serving local people. They will have two licensed funeral directors to share each other’s staff.

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    A Slam Dunk for Kate . . .

    •Tim Orth Memorial Foundation held events to raise money to help parents of kids facing high medical costs as a result of accident or illness

    Tom Merchant

    Sentinel Tribune

    Fairfax — The Gibbon Fairfax Winthrop gym was alive with top notch entertainment. The event was sponsored by the Tim Orth Foundation fund raising basketball game with senior boy and girl players from the Red Rock and Tomahawk Conferences.

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    Two injured in car vs bus accident

    Posted September 4, 2014 at 6:20 pm

    According to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Department, on Tuesday, Aug. 26, at approximately 7:48 a.m. the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting a car vs bus accident. Inwood Fire, Inwood Rescue, Lyon County deputies, Iowa State

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    Local group supports Days for Girls initiative

    Posted September 4, 2014 at 6:20 pm

    It’s not something the majority of women in the U.S.A. pay much thought to, but for those living in poverty, domestically and abroad, regularly acquiring feminine hygiene products can be a challenge, if not down right

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    Inwood Christian aims to improve playground

    Posted September 4, 2014 at 6:19 pm

    As Inwood Christian School rolls into another school year, they do so with less playground equipment after removing a wooden play structure that has been in place for over three decades. However, they’ve made plans to replace

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    Roy Hoogeveen chosen as Lester Days Parade Marshal

    Posted August 21, 2014 at 2:23 pm

    Lester’s 125th anniversary celebration is fast approaching, and along with the fun and games, there will be the annual Lester Days Parade. This year, lifelong Lester resident, Roy Hoogeveen, will be leading the way as the 2014 grand

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    Leadership crucial in the U.S. Army

    Posted August 21, 2014 at 2:17 pm

    As an officer in the U.S. Army, JC Van’t Land is developing strong leadership skills.

    He is the son of Rob and Bonnie Van’t Land from Hull, a 2008 graduate of Boyden-Hull High

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    Hull pool is closing soon

    Posted August 14, 2014 at 3:15 pm

    It’s quite a process to close down and empty the pool each year. Todd Woelber is in charge of that. It takes about 48 hours to get the water ready to drain. First he has to shut

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    Ker Splash . . .

    Posted June 11, 2014 at 9:35 pm

    Swimming lessons are underway at the Westbrook Swimming Pool. Above: Swimming instructor Alexa Byers was busy working with the beginners class last Friday afternoon. The weather was perfect and the water was a beautiful aqua

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