Ringgold County Courthouse built in 1884
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Ringgold county newspaper archives are now online!

The Tingley Vindicator has been digitally scanned and
is now available for viewing! Available issues: 1903-1948

All other Ringgold County Newspapers can be viewed here:


Available issues:

Record News (Ringgold Record/Twice-a-Week News) - 1872-2007
[after 2007 the Record News is available on their website mtayrnews.com

Diagonal Reporter/Progress - 1918-2019
[issues of the Diagonal Reporter prior to 1918 were lost in a fire]

Clearfield Enterprise/Chronicle - 1907-2005

Mt. Ayr Journal - 1892-1924

Kellerton Globe - 1894-1909
[the Globe was published until 1961 but issues between then and 1909 are missing]

Redding Herald - 1919-1957

And many other smaller newspapers!


Last issue of The Kellerton Globe, Thursday, May 25, 1961

Record-News Celebrates 149th Year

Record-News, 150 + Years

Diagonal Progress sold to Paragon Publications, Inc., 2014

The Tingley Vindicator has been digitally scanned and
is now available for viewing! Available issues: 1903-1948


The Mount Ayr Record-News

The Kellerton Globe

The Tingley Vindicator
Ringgold County Columns, Social News & Births
from Mount Ayr Record-News archives:
(births , if known, appear at the bottom of each year's webpage)
1940  1966  2002   2003   2004   2005   2006   2007

2008   2009   2010   2011   2012   2013   2014  2015
  2016   2017
1944 Classifieds

on-going projects, updated as we get them

  • Images of America: Ringgold County, pictorial history book about Ringgold County by Mike Avitt and Sharon R. Becker, Arcadia Publications, 2011.
  • Bonnie and Clyde, the booklet by Sharon R. Becker, Paragon Press, 2011
        NOTE: Proceeds from the sales of this booklet goes to the Grand Valley Community School/Foland
        School Museum in Kellerton.


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    1879 Eugene Fire

    1897 Counterfeiting Ring

    1899 Diagonal Fire

    1917 Drive in Southwestern Iowa & Chautauqua

    1935 Income Tax Law

    1936 Blizzard

    1957 Car Accidents, HUSS, MILLER, NOVAK

    1966 Iowa State Girls H.S. Basketball Tournament, Mount Ayr's Raiderettes

    2010 Iowa State Girls H.S. Basketball Tournament, Mount Ayr's Raiderettes

    2016 Iowa State Girls H.S. Basketball Tournament, Mount Ayr's Raiderettes

    History of 4-H in Ringgold County

    4-H Awards, 2012

    Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame Inductees, Ringgold County:

    DEEMER, Lucille (FARIS), 2002 HAYES, Preston, 2011
    HENDERSON, Milt, 2002 HENSLEY, Judy, 2009
    HUNT, Lois, 2015 MARTIN, Bob, 2003
    McALEXANDER, Earl & Kerri, 2008 PIERSCHBACHER, Jessica, 2006
    RICHARDS, Doyle & Connie, 2008 SCHLAPIA, Cindy, 2014
    SMITH, Alan, 2012 SMITH, Jim, 2010
    SMITH, Mary Ann, 2005 SOBOTKA, Arlene, 2004
    TRIGGS, Merritt & Lorene, 2007 WHITTINGTON, Cheryl, 2014
    BAINUM, Bobbi, 2016 JEANES, Vicki, 2016

    4-H Short Course, 1953

    Girls' 4-H State, 1953

    4-H Record Book Awards, ca. 1994


    Abstract and Title Company, 2006

    ABDINE, Michael Files for American citizenship

    ADAIR'S, Earl 50th Wedding Anniversary

    ADAMS, Bob, 80th Birthday

    ADAMS, Kathryn, 85th Birthday

    Adams Co. Speedway Champions:

    ALLEN, Cindy, Volunteer Award

    ALLEN, Cindy WILLIAM, Northwest Missouri State Hall of Fame

    ALLEN, Esther, 90th birthday

    AKERS, Justin, Graceland Ag Day

    ANDERSON, Quinten & Rita
    50th Anniversary

    ANDERSON, Max & Maxine
    60th Anniversary

    ANDERSON, Terry to IHSAA Hall of Fame, 2008

    ANDREWS, Bill and Phyllis, 50th Anniversary

    ANGUS, Ruth - 95th Birthday;    96th Birthday;    99th Birthday;
                            100th Birthday;   101st Birthday

    Animal Alliance Rescue

    ARCHIBOLD-REED Nuptials, 1923

    Area 10 Art Show, 2005

    ARNEALS' 50th Wedding Anniversary

    ATWOOD-GLORE Wedding

    ATWOOD-SEATON Wedding, 1947

    AUSTIN, Berneeta, 90th birthday

    AUSTIN, Bessie, Birthday Shower

    AUCKER, Ray E., 1994

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    Backwoods Barbie Boutique

    BAILEY, Rep. M. Z. of Diagonal on Torrens System, 1901

    BAILEY, Dr. Samuel On Apple Eating, 1909

    BALL, G. W., 1870

    BALL, G. W. & R. C. HENRY, 1870

    BAKER, Ken & Pat, 50th Anniversary

    BAKER-KING accident, 2016

    Bank of Christ Food Pantry, 2012

    BARKER, Guelda: 85th birthday;  90th Birthday  2017 Birthday

    BARKER, Jerry featured in Mount Pleasant News, 2002

    BARKER, Jerry and Jean, 50th Anniversary

    BARKER, LaViece, 95th Birthday

    BARNES, Patti, 90th Birthday

    BARROW Gang Stops at Caledonia, July 27, 1933

    Beaconsfield Church, 1950

    Beaconsfield Food Festival, 1996

    BEALL, Walter and Dr. P. L. PRENTIS Attend Meeting, 1901

    BEATTY, Adam N. & Sarah RADBOURNE Wedding, 1891

    BECKER, Cassidy, 2015 Iowa Angus Assn. Champion

    BELL, Gaylen and Linda, 50th Anniversary

    BENDER, Karen Honored and Awarded, 2008

    BENNETT, Sheriff Bob, Nomination for Award, 2006

    BENNETT, J. C. Attends Teacher Meeting, 1901

    Benton, 1896

    Benton Post Office, 1982

    BERRYHILL, William D. mystery

    BICKEL, Dale & Marla, 50th Annversary

    BICKERS, Gary & Margaret, 50th Anniversary

    BIERMA, Paul & Marilyn, 40th Anniversary

    BISHOP, Randy,honored in 2012

    Blackmore Corner Friendship Club, Annual Picnic, 2010

    Bluegrass Conference Announced, 1959

    BLUNCK, Bill & Kathi, 50th anniversary

    BLUNCK, Helen's 100th Birthday; Bill's 70th Birthday

    BLUNCK, George D. for Sheriff, 1938

    BLUNCK, Tedde
    son of Mrs. Pauline STRINGHAM & George C. BLUNCK
    Various news articles and wedding announcement

    BONEBRAKE, Lila, 91st Birthday,  96th Birthday

    BOOTH, Alex   2017 Championship

    BOOTHE, Levi 2002 Murder

    BOWEN-KEPHART Dispute, 2010

    BOWEN, Otha & Bertha (WHITE), 50th Wedding Anniversary

    BRAMON, Dwight, 1962

    BRAND'S 50th Anniversary

    BRECKENRIDGE, Bud, 88th Birthday

    BRECKENBRIDGE, E.M. , 50th Anniversary, 1954

    BRECKENRIDGE, Kaye, 80th Birthday

    BRENEMAN'S tobacco crop, 2014

    BRIAR, John and The Buzz Saw, 1901

    Bridge Collapse, May 2011

    BROWN, Bernice, 90th Birthday

    BROWN, Bonnie GEORGE, 80th Birthday

    BROWN, Ed and Karen, 50th Anniversary

    BROWN, J. N. Fire, 1893

    BROWN, Lavon, 90th Birthday

    BRYAN'S, Elmer, 50th Anniversary

    BRYAN, Howard & Lenora 50th Annicersary

    BUCK, Sue, 2015 missionary trip

    Buffalo in Southern Iowa, 2011

    BULLOCK, Doug & Theola, 40th Anniversary

    BULLOCK, Gene and Linda, 50th Anniversary

    BURCHETT, Bob, 90th Birthday

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    CAMPBELL-WHEELER Nuptials, 1905

    CAMPBELL, Emily Worthy Advisor, 2008

    CAMPBELL, Margaret, 90th birthday

    Car Racing Results 2005

    CARNAHAN, F.M. death

    CARPENTER, Morris, retirment 2008

    CARR, Danny, 2nd Place Spelling Champ

    CARR, Sharon, 2015 Daisy Award

    CARSON, Jack & Virginia, 50th Wedding Anniversary

    CARSON, Vera, 90th Birthday

    CASE, Charlie and Diane, Tractor Relay Across Nebraska, 2012

    CASE Golden Wedding, Jacob and Mary, 1892

    CAVENDER ~ NEAS Wedding, 1957

    CAVIN, Mary 90th Birthday

    CAVINESS, H. A., Delphos, 1884

    Cemeteries, Of Grave Concern, 1883

    Centenarians, 2015, Vera DAUGHTON, Helen BLUNCK & Edith WOOD

    Century Farms, 2010
    Century Farms, 2011
        NICKLE Farm, TAYLOR Farm

    CHARTER, Cameron (MICKAEL), awarded 2015

    CHARTRAND, Kathryn: 80th birthday  2012, birthday

    CHAVALA, Dr. Sudarsan, Opens Office

    CHEESE - EVANS - McDONALD Vehicle Accident, 2008

    Chintz Bugs, 1874

    CHRISTNER, Robert & Barbara, 50th Wedding Anniversary

    Circle of Life Rehabilitaion Center, Mount Ayr

    City State Bank, 2015

    CLARK, Gladys - STEELE, Hugh Wedding, 1934

    Old Classified Ads, 1888      Classfied Ads1898     Classified Ads, 1901
        They don't print 'em like these anymore.

    Clearview's Mitten Tree

    CLEMENS, Joe

    CLOUGH, Al & Dorothy, 50th Wedding Anniversary

    CLOUGH'S Horses Place At Prairie Meadows, 2011
    CLOUGH'S Horse Places At Prairie Meadows, 2012
    CLOUGH'S Horse Wins, 2013 Ohio Claim Race

    Coal Prospects, 1883

    COBB'S Century Farm

    COENEN, The Revs. Thomas & Thomas DOOLEY Reassigned, 2010

    COFFMAN'S 60th Anniversary

    COLE, Betty, 90th Birthday

    COMER, Eugene "Gene" & Lucy:
        60th Anniversary, 2010;  65th Anniversary, 2015

    COMER, Ray & Lucy, 63rd Wedding Anniversary, 2013

    COMBS, Teresa & Shane, 2007

    COMBS-SHELDEN Wedding, 1953

    COMBS' 4 Generations

    CONLEY, Ronald "Ron" & Betty, 50th anniversary

    COOL, Jim, former Ringgold County Teacher

    COOPER, Jerry & Judy, 40th Wedding Anniversary

    COREDELL, Butch & Faith, 50th anniversary

    Cottage Opens, 2005

    COURTHARD, Jim & Lora, 90th Birthdays & 70th Anniversary

    COULSON, Jim & Cathy, 40th Anniversary

    COULTHARD Anniversary

    Country By Design Opens, 2004

    Court House News
        HOOVER vs. CB&Q Railroad, 1889
        Ringgold Co. vs. CB&Q Railroad, 1889 & 1891
         Court House Mural, 1916

    COLLIER, Jean and Mary, 50th Anniversary

    COWSERT, Sami , author of childrens books

    COX, Luther, 1943 DeKalb Corn Growers Award

    CRAWFORD, Catherine, 90th Birthday, 92nd Birthday, 93rd Birthday

    CRAWFORD, Kate's legacy

    CRAWFORD, Ellis S. Attends Boy's Camp, 1917

    CREVELING, Marion, 95th Birthday

    Crime Stories:

        ANDERSON - CHAMPLIN Arson, 2005
        Pursuit of Albert BOWEN, Murderer of Philip BOOTH, 1894
        Bank Robbery, Diagonal, 1896
        Bank Robbery, Redding, 1923
        Breach of Promise, GEIGER v. PAYNE, 1895
        Buggy-jacking, 1900
        DENNISON Estate, 1903     Murder ofEGLY, Samuel, 1904
        EMERSON Murder/Suicide, 1919
        GRIFFITH Murder, 1869
        Murder of Sam HAMILTON by his cousin Francis HAMILTON,
        Trial of Ira HAMMOND with implications against Dr. CROFFORD, 1902
         Murder of William MILLS, Mount Ayr, 1880
        The Murder of "Doc" MULLOCK, 1905
        PENNEBAKER Murder, 1929
        Incarceration of PRICE, George, 1903
        The Case Against Windsor RICHARDS, with implications against Dr. CROFFORD, 1903
        Ringgold County Crime Stories
        Murder in Ringgold County, 2007
        The Murder of Thomas SHAY, 1883
        The War of The SHERMANS
        STILL Burglary Ring, 2008
        Rescue of The TALMAN Girls, 1904
        Charges against John WIRTZ, 1904
    CROSS, Max and Pam, 40th Wedding Anniversary

    CUNNINGS' Ribbon Cutting, 2013

    CUNNING, Dan & Judy, 50th Anniversary

    CUNNING, Dwight, 90th Birthday, 93rd Birthday

    CUNNING, Dwight & Charlotte, 65th Anniversary

    CURRY, Dan County Extension Director, 2012

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    DAGGETT, Doug Opens Law Office, 2006

    Daily Fair Boutique

    DAILEY-TAYLOR Wedding, 1954

    DAILEY, George, 87th Birthday

    2002 Dance Honors, Tara BAKER & Rachel SOBOTKA


    DAUGHTON, Bill and Nancy, 50th Wedding Anniversary

    DAUGHTON, Vera, 97th Birthday; 98th Birthday; 100th Birthday

    DAVENPORT, Lyle & Betty, 50th Anniversary

    DAVENPORT, R.B. & Mary, Lightning Strike, 2005

    DAVENPORT, Russell & Floy, 50th Anniversary, 60th Anniversary

    DAVENPORT, Mr. & Mrs. Lyndon, 1964 missionaries to China

    DAVIS - CHUMBLEY Car Wreck, 2009

    The DAVISONS (Rodney, Richard & Robert) and Red Iron, 2011

    Decatur County Personals

    Deer in Ringgold County, 2011

    DEEMER'S 50th Anniversary, 2011

    DEEMER, Vera, 90th Birthday

    Dekko's 2016 awards

    Delphos, Small Town U.S.A.

    Delphos' Barn Owls

    Clay DENNEYS 50th Anniversary

    DENNIS, Thomas & Ann (FLOREA), 66th Anniversary

    DERSCHIED, Hester, 2007 Iowa State Fair winner

    DERSCHIED, Hester, 90th Birthday

    DESSINGER'S 50th Anniversary

    Diagonal Bank, 2010

    Diagonal Bridge, 2009

    Diagonal's Burma Shave Signs

    Diagonal's High School Boys State Basketball Champions, 1938

    Diagonal's Dinner Theater, 2007

    Diagonal Dinner Theatre, 2015

    Diagonal Lion's Club Labor Day Parade, 2011;  2015

    Diagonal Progress sold to Paragon Publications, Inc., 2014

    Diagonal Reunion in Texas, 2011

    Dial Telephone for Diagonal & Redding, 1968

    DICKERSON-BRYANT Wedding, 1953

    DILL, F. M., 1883

    DILLENBURG 25th Wedding Anniversary

    DILLENBURG, Retha, 90th Birthday

    DODGE, Darrell, joins Record-News Staff, 2012

    DOLECHECK, Cecil, 2015 appointments

    DOOLEY, Rev. Thomas & Rev. Thomas COENEN Reassigned, 2010

    DOOLITTLE'S, Clifford, 50th Anniversary

    DOSER'S 50th Anniversary

    Dragoon Trace Nature Center

    DRAKE, Albert, 94th Birthday

    DRAKE, Doris, 90th Birthday

    DRAKE, Joe, 2008 Nominee

    DRAKE, Loren, 101st Birthday

    DRAKE, Paul and Mildred, 60th Anniversary

    DRAKE, Richard, 70th birthday

    DRAKE - PICKERING Accident, 2005

    DREDGE Fire, 2012

    DREDGE 5 Generation

    DREDGE, Meredith and Duane, 40th Wedding Anniversary

    DREDGE, Roena, 80th Birthday

    DREDGE, Royce and Judy, 50th Anniversary

    DRUHL, Rev. Michael, 2011 Assignment

    DUCKWORTH, Mike, retirement 2008

    DUGAN, Ed and Cindy, 25th Anniversary

    DUGAN, Mike and Joan, 40th Anniversary

    DUGAN, Eddie's Guest, Miss Betty HUNTER, 1975

    DUKES, Lela, 95th birthday

    DUKES, Phyllis, 92nd Birthday

    DUNNING, Laura, 87th Birthday, 1902

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    Eagle Sculpture, Ringgold County Courthouse Lawn, 2006

    Early Bird Opens, Mount Ayr

    EASON, Jim & Nina, 60th Anniversary

    EASON, Skip & Donna, 60th Anniversary

    EBERSOLE Fire, 2012

    EDWARDS, John Visits Ramsey Farm

    EGLY, John & Marlee, 35th Wedding Anniversary

    ELLIOTT, Abby, 2016 Dekko award recipient

    ELLIOTT, Brad, 2014 NWMSU award recipient

    Ellston eagle

    New Ellston Library, 2010
    Ellston Library Opens

    ENGLAND, Haylea, 2016 Ringgold County Beef Queen;
        2016 All-Iowa Dance Team

    ENGLAND, Larry & Joyce, 50th Anniversary

    ERICKSON, Robert & Shirley, 50th anniversary

    Estray Notice, 1858
    Estray Notice, 1876

    Equestrian Special Olympics, 2016

    Excel Engineering, Diagonal

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    FARIS, Lee, Vice-President Iowa Cattlemen's Foundation

    FARIS, Lee honored, 2016

    Farm Crisis, 1988

    Fatal Train Wreck, 1917
        McCULLOUGH, Otis of Kellerton, Iowa Killed

    FELLS' 50th Wedding Anniversary, 2011

    FENTON, Velda, 90th Birthday

    FERGUSON'S 50th Anniversary

    FERNANDEZ, Luis, 2007 Murder Victim

    FEURING, Elmer, 90th Birthday

    FIFER, Bill and Rose, 60th Anniversary

    FIFER, Mariah, graduates 2014

    FLETCHALL, Margaret:
        95th Birthday, 99th Birthday, 100th Birthday, 101st Birthday
        102nd Birthday, 103rd Birthday

    FLETCHALL, Permelia, 90th Birthday

    FLOYD, Edman Car Accident, 2010

    FORD, Amy to head Rebekahs

    FORD, John & Amy, 25th Anniversary

    FORD, Charlene, 75th Birthday

    FORD, Larry & Charlene, 50th Anniversary

    Forget-Me_Not Ribbon Cutting, 2002

    FOUSER-ALLEN Wedding, 1953

    FREIHAGE, Larry & Reta, 50th anniversary

    FRENCH, Bart & Pat, 50th Wedding Anniversary

    FROST, Justin Places in Figure 7 Racing, 2008

    FROST, Louise, 80th Birthday

    FUGATE, Tammy Honored, 2010

    FUGATE, Tammy, MS Fund Raiser, 2012

    Full Circle Chiropractic opens, 2007

    FULLER, Elizabeth, Car Accident, 1936

    FULLER & HANDY, car accident, 2015

    FERGUSON'S 50th Anniversary

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  • G

    G & L Bar and Grill fire, Diagonal

    GALLOWAY, Will G. death

    GEORGE, Joann's Birthday

    GEORGE, Wayne & Jo Ann, 60th Wedding Anniversary

    GIBSON, Doris, 97th Birthday98th Birthday99th Birthday;
        100th Birthday;  101th Birthday  102nd Birthday

    GIPSON, David, 50-year Masonic Lodge Member, 2012

    GLENDENNING, Lloyd and LaVerne 60th Anniversary

    GLENDENNING, Paul, Wins Racing Title, 2011

    NASCAR 2011 Honors and Banquet

    Dr. David GOFF on Harding University Faculty, 2010

    GOLLIDAY'S 50th Anniversary

    GORDON - SWANSON Car Accident, 2006

    GOURLEY, Jack and Phyllis, 60th Anniversary

    Great Western Bank, Mount Ayr
    Remodeling, 2006   Bank Anniversary, 2006   Great Western for Sale

    Death of Mr. GREELE, 1880

    GREEN, Mike & Susan,40th Wedding Anniversary

    GREENLAND, Dean and Norma, 60th wedding anniversary

    GREENLAND, Kim, named to IBA Legislative Committe, 2015

    GREENLAND, Max & Pat, 65th Anniversary

    GRIEMANN, Marlene, 80th Birthday

    GRIMES, Thelma, 95th Birthday

    GROSE, Kenny and Brenda house fire, Mount Ayr, 2003
        contribution by Julie Watts

    Larry & Cheryl GROSE, 40th Wedding Anniversary

    Emma GROUT, 1908

    GROVES, Iona, 98th birthday

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    HACKER, Leo "Jocko", 100th Birthday

    Hair Barn Opens, 2004

    HALEY House Fire

    HALL, Darrell & SueAnn, 50th Anniversary

    HALL, Estelle HUNT, 86th Birthday

    HANSON, Velma, 85th Birthday


    HARRIS, Alma, 80th Birthday

    HARRIS, Jim and Mary, 50th Wedding Anniversary

    HAWK, George Accident, 1954

    Birth of HAYES Twins, 2007

    HEART, Matthew, receives medal

    HEMAN, Dennis and Kathy, 45th Anniversary

    HENDERSON, Rev. D. J.'s Revival, 1954

    HENDERSON, Kay, 2007 Volunteer Award

    HENRY, John & Shirley, 65th Anniversary

    HENSLEY, Don & Edith, 50th Wedding Anniversary

    HENSLEY, Raymond & Judy, 50th Anniversary

    HENRY, R. C. & G. W. BALL, 1870

    HERRINGTON, Darlene B., 95th birthday

    HERVEY, Marion, 90th Birthday

    HEWLETT, Don & Marge, 50th Anniversary

    HICKS, Larry Retires

    High School Rodeo Results, 2012

    High School Rodeo Results, 2013

    HOGUE, Irene, 93rd Birthday


    Murder of Homer HOLLAND, Mount Ayr, 1901
    HUNTER MURDER TRIAL, Charged with Slaying Homer HOLLAND, 1901

    HOLMES & RUSSELL Angus Awards, 2005

    HOLMES, Katelyn: 2013 Angus Honors; 2015 Angus Honors

    HOLMES, Russell, 2013 Angus Honors

    Murder Trial of Floyd HORTON, 1936

    HOOVER Angus Farm Tour, 2012
        Surnames: HOOVER, KIBURZ, McFARLAND

    HOSFIELD, Naomi, 80th Birthday

    HOWIE, Alice, 80th Birthday

    HOVE, Donald & Kay, 50th Anniversary

    HUDSON Brothers

    HULLEY, Julie (MAUDLIN) awarded

    HUNT, Amon, 90th Birthday

    HUNT'S 50th Wedding Anniversary, 2006

    HYNCK'S 'Farmers Song -- The Musical'

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    IBBOTSON, Marjorie, 90th Birthday; 95th Birthday; 100th Birthday

    INGRAM Going Out of Business, Mount Ayr, 1888

    INGRAM, Melvin and Golda FRAME Wedding

    INGRAM, Myron & Shirley, 25th Anniversary

    INGRAM, Myron, Winner!

    INLOES, Jeffrey to U.S. Naval Academy

    Ringgold County at Iowa State Fair:
    1994   2008    2009;   2011   2012;   2013;   2014;   2015

    Celebrating Iowa State University, 150th anniversary

    2015 Iowa Angus Assn. Banquet, Cassidy BECKER & Katelyn HOLMES 2015 Iowa Angus Assn. Show

    ISU 150th Anniversary Quilt, Sharon WASTENEY of Ellston

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    Jay_Lynn-O-Tours, 2002

    JACKSON, Delbert, 90th Birthday

    JACKSON, Esther, 94th Birthday

    JACKSON, Joan, Redding Iowa, Receives Turrett Award, 2008

    JACKSON'S, Leland, 50th Anniversary

    JACKSON, Lucile, 90th Birthday

    JACKSON, Wendell & Joan, 50th anniversary

    Jail Escape, 1932

    JAMES, Rose Marie (JOHNSTON), 80th Birthday

    Jamie's Coffee Mill, 2008 expansion

    JEANES, Vickie & Charlie, 40th Wedding Anniversary

    JEANES, Vickie, Retirement 2013

    JEANES, Vickie, Retirement 2013

    JENNETT, Evonne, 80th Birthday

    JENNINGS, David, 90th Birthday

    JENNINGS, Wilminia (Wilkey), 90th Birthday

    JOHNSON, Bob, Tip & Paws, 2007 sheepdog trials

    JOHNSON, Bob and Ruby Win National Cattledog Trials, 2010

    JOHNSON, Bob & Ruby, 2015 National Cattle Dog Championship

    JOHNSON, Bob and Pace, 2017 Dog Trials

    JOHNSON, Lloyd & Muriel, 50th anniversary

    JOHNSON, Mark and Leza, 25th Wedding Anniversary

    JOHNSTON, Alice May, 90th Birthday

    JOHNSTON, Herbert Theodore and

    JOHNSTON, Horace A. and Martha Jane (YOUNG), 60th Wedding Anniversary

    JOHNSTON, Walter "Neil", 90th Birthday

    JONES, Annabelle, 80th Birthday

    JONES, Edna, 85th Birthday

    JONES' 45th Anniversary    JONES, Curt & Sue, 2012

    JONES' 50th Anniversary
        Carrie Alice (STEVENS) & Albert Marion JONES, 1945

    JONES' 70th Anniversary
        JONES, Wesley & Pearl, 2002

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    KASTER, Ona (STEPHENS) KASTER, 100th Birthday

    Kellerton Auto Wreck, 1967
        Cecil KNEEDLER, Mt. Ayr injured; Leo BIBLE, Torrington, WY killed

    Kellerton Bank, 1930

    Kellerton Boosters, 1912

    Kellerton Businesses
    History of Kellerton's Newspapers

    Kellerton's DNR Building

    Kellerton's Muncipal Building, 2006

    Kellerton's Parks Grant, 2011

    Kellerton's SIPR

    Kellerton Celebrates Street Surfacing

    Kellerton and Mount Ayr Telephone Companies, 1901

    Kellerton Tornado, 1984

    KELLEY, John & Carolyn, 50th anniversary

    KELLY, Michael & Nancy, 50th Wedding Anniversary

    KEMERY, Jerry & Karen, 50th Wedding Anniversary

    KEPHART-BOWEN Dispute, 2010

    KEPLINGER, Adam B. elected mayor of Blockton, 1912

    KEPLINGER-LAY Nuptials, 1938

    KIBURZ, Barb, 90th birthday

    KIBURZ, John, 90th birthday

    KING, Lorraine & Edwin, 65th Wedding Anniversary

    KING-BAKER accident, 2016

    KINTON, Doris, 80th Birthday

    KISARETS, Vova & Laura, Missionaires

    KLEJCH, Norm & Doris retires

    KNAPP, Ariel Fayette, 1943

    KNAPP, David, 2015 book signing

    KNESS, Rev. & Mrs. Paul, 1975 Baptist Convention

    Korean Vets Involved in Law Suit, 2009

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    LAMB, Edgar Ellisworth & Mary Luella (STRINGHAM)/a>, 57th Anniversary, 1937

    LANDPHAIR, Ron & Martha, 40th Anniversary

    LANDPHAIR, Wilber and His Book

    LARSEN, Darlene, 80th Birthday

    LARSEN, Mark & Sue, 50th Anniversary

    The LARSON Brothers of Mount Ayr, 2008

    LARSON, Lewis & Martha, 40th Anniversary

    LAWHEAD, Florence, 90th Birthday

    LAWHEAD, Jane, 2007 Volunteer Award

    LAY, Luther Caleb, 91st Birthday

    Leon Rodeo: 2012, MCLEAD, Caitlyn & Chania VOSS

    The LEONARD Brothers, RAGBRAI 2011

    LEONARD, Lyle Death, 1999

    LESAN, David M. & Sybil Anniversary

    Lesanville, 2003

    Letter Carriers Convention, 1913
        Contribution by Nancee (McMurtrey) Seifert

    LILIENTHAL, Deputy
    Honored with SULLIVAN Brothers Award of Valor, 2005

    LILIENTHAN, Wyatt, Eagle Scout
    More Ringgold County Eagle Scouts, EGLY, John W. III & Brian LOOMIS

    LININGER, Twilla, 90th Birthday;  

    95th Birthday

    LIVINGSTON, Bill & Karla, 50th anniversary

    LIVINGSTON, Niyole, & Tiff, 2015 National Cattle Dog Championship

    LONG, Harriet (JOHNSON), 92nd birthday

    LOOMIS, Deputy Brian, Shot in Line of Duty, 2004

    LORENZ, Velma, 90th Birthday

    LUKO, Rex & Myrna, 50th Anniversary

    LUTZ, Miss Vera, Birthday Surprise
        Contribution by Delbert Spencer

    LYNCH, Bob & Liz, 60th Wedding Anniversary

    LYNCH, David & Nancy, 40th Wedding Anniversary

    LYNCH, Zach recognized, 2012

    Lynn's Sinclair, Closing

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    MAGEE'S 50th Anniversary

    MAIN, Dorothy, 89th Birthday

    MAIN, Ella & Ralph, 50th Wedding Anniversary

    Maloy, Iowa Robbery, 1956

    Foxtown, Maloy, 2011

    Maloy Rectory & Steve SWANK, 2011

    MARTIN, Robert "Bob", 80th Birthday

    MARTIN, Shirley, Missing and Found, 2012

    MATALONE, Maxine MATHANY, 80th Birthday

    MATTHEWS, Mildred "Millie" (BRUNER) SAYLER, 90th Birthday

    MATTSON~ORTH Wedding

    MAY, Carol, 80th Birthday

    MAY, John , 90th Birthday

    McALEXANDER, Eugene and Esther, 60th Anniversary

    McALEXANDER, Eugene, 90th Birthday

    McALEXANDER, Kenneth and Virginia, 70th Anniversary

    McBRIDE, Bernadine, 90th Birthday

    McCAMMOND v. MACE, 1921

    McCLURE, Craig P., Promotion at University of Alabama

    McCREARY'S 45th Anniversary, 2011

    McCREARY, Mary, 80th Birthday

    McCULLY'S Extreme Home Makeover, 2008

    McDOWELL, Dorothy (HOLMES)
        Celebrates 95th Birthday

    McGAHUEY, Helen's Birthday, 2012;   90th, 2014;  93rd Birthday

    McGAHUEY, Wanda, 90th Birthday

    McGEHEE Birthday

    McGEHEE, Mari, 80th Birthday

    McGINNIS-TAYLOR, Olivia, Memorial Donation

    McGINNIS, Walt and Bev, 50th Anniversary

    McGUGIN, Coach Dan, of Tingley

    McGAHUEY, Wanda, 80th Birthday

    McGAHUEY, Wanda, 85th Birthday

    McMULLEN, Archibald & Susan (McCLAIN), 60th Anniversary

    McNEAR Fire, Mount Ayr, 2000

    McNEIL, G. N. & McMEEKIN, C. W., 1884

    MEESTER 4 Generations

    MEKUS, DMV, Max, honored 2015

    MEKUS, Max & Sandra, 50th Wedding Anniversary

    Medical Society Meeting, 1900

    MERCER, Bill & Norma, 60th Anniversary

    MERCER, Judy & Ernest, 50th Anniversary

    MERCER, Norma (RICE), 80th Birthday

    MERRILL, Rose, 80th Birthday

    MESLE-MORAIN, Sherry, 2014 volunteer award

    Methodist Episcopal Appointments, 1912

    MICKAEL, Alberta (CAMPBELL) Murder Trials

    MILLER, Henry J.

    MILLER, J. R., 90th Birthday, 2010

    MILLER, Levi accident, 2016

    MILLER, Rosa, 90th birthday

    MINNICK, Leona, 80th Birthday

    MINNICK, Lyle & Judy, 60th Anniversary

    MITCHELL 2007 Fire, Sun Valley Lake

    MLINAR, Joseph A. & Libbie Bessie (KUBART), 50th Wedding Anniversary

    Modra 106, opens 2015

    MOLER, Charles & Dorothy TAYLOR, 1947 Car Accident

    MOOBERRY, Duane, 2016

    MOON'S, Normand, 50th Anniversary

    Moonlighters Christmas Concert, 2016

    MOORE'S 25th Wedding Anniversary, Claude D. & Nira "Glee" (STEVENS) MOORE
        Contribution by Deloris (Gravett) & Ramon L. Bear

    MOORE, Vera, 90th Birthday

    MOREN, Joshua & Caroline (PUGH), 60th Anniversary, 1909

    MOSER, Grace, 90th Birthday

    MOSIER, Eugene, 94th Birthday

    MOUNT, Edwin R., 1883

    Mount Ayr Local News, 1888

    Mount Ayr Auto Wreck, 1952
        surnames HARWOOD, MILLS

    Mount Ayr Boy Scouts & Cub Scouts, honored 2015

    Near Mount Ayr, A Buggy - Truck Accident, December 31, 2007

    Mount Ayr Electric Company, 1917

    Mount Ayr and Kellerton Telephone Companies, 1901

    Mount Ayr Elementary School Comes Down, March of 2010

    Mount Ayr Christmas lighting contest: 2014   2015   2016

    Mount Ayr Pool opens, 2013

    Mount Ayr Public Library, New Light, 2011

    Mount Ayr Record-News, old news items:
        Signs Around The Square, Bird GILLILAND & William DOWLING, 1916
        Star Theatre, 1913

    Mount Ayr Record-News Awards, 2011

    Mount Ayr Record News Changes Hands, 2012

    Mount Ayr Volunteer Firemen Awarded

    MUNYON'S Mini-Mart Sale, Kellerton, 2007

    Murder in Mount Ayr, 1880

    Murder in Kentucky, 1901

    K-9 Murphy In Animal Hall of Fame, 2011

    K-9 Murphy Investigates Congressman BOSWELL Home Invasion

    MURPHY-LYONS Nuptials, ca. 1930's

    MURPHY, Pauline (HILLEBRAN), 90th Birthday

    MYER, Tess MYER, 2006 award

    MYERS, Eunice, 90th Birthday

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    NARIGON, Mary Jane, 80th Birthday

    Nature Center

    NEFF-KARR Wedding, 1987

    NEFF, Jim & Phyllis, 50th Anniversary

    NEUMAN'S 70th Anniversary

    NEWTON, Don Drowning, 1999

    NEWTON, Terri, 2016 Dekko award recipient

    NICHOLS, Lyle & Mildred, 60th Anniversary

    NOBLE, Derald & Beverly, 50th Anniversary

    NOBLE, Rollin & Joan, 60th Anniversary

    NOFTSGER, Ruth, 80th Birthday

    NORDINE, Mr. & Mrs. Dennis, 1971

    NORRIS, Anna (RAINS), 100th Birthday, 1964

    NORRIS, Jim, Pheasants Forever honoree, 2016

    NORRIS, Maxine (BARNETT), 97th Birthday

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    Office Bar & Grill, Mount Ayr, Closes in 2008

    Oldest Horse, J. W. ZEZEK of Diagonal, 1929 OLNEY - BEAUCHAMP Wedding

    OLNEY, Dale, 79th Birthday

    O'MAILIA-WALSH Wedding, 1987

    OSBORN, Brenda, Retirement as Kellerton's Post Mistress, 2012

    OVERHOLSER, Jerry & Peggy, 40th Anniversary

    OVERHOLSER'S Place at Parade, 2002

    OVERHOLSER, Opal, 90th Birthday


    OVERHOLTZER, Jim & Lila, 25th Wedding Anniversary

    OXLEY, Leona, 85th Birthday

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    Page County State Bank, merges 2013; Ribbon Cutting; Ground Breaking, 2014

    PALMER Drowning, Sun Valley Lake, 2004

    PARISH, Dorothy, 90th birthday

    PARKER, Bessie Jean, 80th Birthday

    PARKER, John 1877 Death

    PARSONS, Mrs. Catherine ~ OGIER, J. A. Wedding, 1930

    PATEL, Drs. Retirement, 2010

    PAYTON 50th Wedding Anniversary, 2011


    PEARCE, Jim & Arlene, 60th Anniversary

    Pedal Pull Winners, Ella WASKE, Jullian KNAPP, Jacob NOVAK, 2012

    Peggy Sue's Opens, 2004   Peggy Sue's Car Show, 2005

    PENNEBAKER, Mary Lou, 86th birthday

    PERRY, Joyce, 80th Birthday

    PERRY, Madge, 91st Birthday, 2010

    PETERS - WHARTON Wedding, 1883

    PETERSON, Henry, 90th Birthday

    Pheasants Forever & Jim Norris, 2016

    Pheasants in Iowa

    PHELPS, Ashley, 2011 Fair Queen at State Fair

    PHILLIPS, Hon. T. J., Democratic Governor Candidate Speaks at Mount Ayr, 1901

    PHILLIPS, Hon. T. J. Notice by Ringgold County Chairman CURRIE, 1901

    Plow Days, 2011

    2017 Piano Recital

    PIERSCHBACHER, Weston, 2008 Rodeo Honors

    Pioneer Musuem, Ellston, 2002

    Platte River Truss Bridge

    Poetry and The Ringgold Record, 1902

    News from Polen, date unknown

    POLLOCK, Jackson Painting, 2008

    POLLOCK, James, 80th Birthday

    POORE'S 60th Wedding Anniversary, 2011

    POORE, Caine accident, 2016

    POTTER, Rev. Lynn, 1981 Sabbatical

    POTTORFF, Jim, 77th Birthday

    POWELL, Nina , 80th Birthday

    POWELL, Virginia, 90th Birthday

    Prairie Chicken Festival, 2012;  2014

    PRENTIS Hatchery, 1936

    PRENTIS, Dick and Marj, 50th Anniversary
        contribution by Julie Watts

    PRENTIS, Dr. P. L. and Walter BEALL Attend Meeting, 1901

    PRENTIS, Dr. P. L., Delphos IA, Candidate for State Auditor, 1901

    PRENTIS ,Dr. Percy L.    New York Times article, 1913
        contribution by Julie Watts

    PRENTIS, Seaman Raymond Promoted

    PRENTIS', Senator Children, 1941

    PRENTIS, Senator X. T. 1955 house fire
        contribution by Julie Watts

    Rennovation of The Princess Theater

    Progress of Princess Theater Rennovation

    Princess Theater Shines

    Princess Theater Gala:
    2009;  201120122013;  2014;  2015


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    QUICK, Ashton - Dance Honors: 2005;   2012

    QUICK, Kenneth & Berta, 60th Wedding Anniversary

    QUICK, Morgan, Champion barrel racer

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    RAGBRAI 2003

    RAINS, Asa Shin

    RAMSEY Divorce, Mount Ayr, 1888

    RAMSEY Projects, 2003
    RAMSEY Super Club Reopens

    RATLEY, Timothy Davis 2008 Death

    RAUCH, Leland and Wanda, 50th Wedding Anniversary

    Rebekah 50-Year Members, 1987

    Redding Fire, April of 2011

    Redding to Host National Cattledog Trials, May of 2011

    Redding Herald, 1957 ~ Courtesy of Friends of Old Redding

    Redding Register, 1910 ~ Courtesy of Friends of Old Redding

    Redding Register, 1912 ~ Courtesy of Friends of Old Redding

    REED, Loreen, 90th Birthday

    REYNOLDS, Helen, 90th Birthday

    REYNOLDS, Waitstill, 90th Birthday

    RICH, Elmer moves his bin, 2008

    RICHARDS, David "Dave": 25 years service  Retirement, 2012

    RICHARDS, Marilyn, 80th Birthday


    RICHARDSON, Frank Murder Trial, Savannah, Missouri, 1901
        Involves W. W. PEASLEY and Matt HIGGINS of Kellerton

    RICKER, Bob Inducted into Hall of Fame, 2010
        RICKER, Bob, 80th Birthday

    RICKER, Darlene, 90th Birthday

    RICKER, Joe & Vicki, 50th anniversary

    RICKER, Joe, 2015 Shrine Bowl

    RICKER, Lucy, 80th Birthday

    RICKER, Michell, 2014 volunteer award

    RINEHART, Homer and Lela, 70th Wedding Anniversary

    RINEHART, Mildred, 102nd birthday

    RINEHART, Tanner, Demolition Derby Winner, 2003

    Ringgold County's New Courthouse, 1926

    Ringgold County Boys' Basketball Tournament, 1927

    Ringgold County Little League Tournament:
        2013;  2015

    Ringgold County Bulletin, Feb. 22, 1945

    Ringgold County Christmas, 2007

    Ringgold County Conservation Board, 2016

    Ringgold County Employees Honored, 2013
       County Officals Take Oath, 2013
       County Officials Take Oath, 2015
       County Officials Take Oath, 2017
       Employees Honored, 2015
       Employees Honored, 2016    Employees Honored, 2017

    Ringgold County Fair:
        1967  2002;  2003;  2004;  2005;   2009;  2012;  2013;  2014;  2015;  2016;  2017

    Ringgold County Goats

    Ringgold County Jail, 2007
        New Law Enforcement Center, 2011

    Ringgold County History Book, 2011
        by Mike AVITT & Sharon R. BECKER, Arcadia Publishing

    Ringgold Record, old news items

        Buffalo Robes, 1874     Call for Whittlers, 1876
        Chicken Ordinance, 1876     Crime and Punishment, 1876
        Egg Fight, 1876     Good Advice, 1878
        Left Horseless,
       BRANUM, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry, 1874
        Minstrel Show, 1875
        Mud Wrestling, 1877     Onion Sociables, 1895
        Pay or Else!, 1877     Pound Parties, 1877
        Smoochin' on the Sabbath, 1877     Tardy Reverends, 1877
        What a Cad!, 1874

    Ringgold County Hospital, Surgical Nurses Week, 2012
       Hospital's 5th Anniversary

    Ringgold County Historical Society, 1990

    Ringgold County Park Shelters Named, 2013

    Reprieve for Ringgold Co. Post Offices, May of 2012

    Ringgold County Snow Geese migration, 2016

    Ringgold County Trumpeter Swan, 2016

    Ringgold County Residents Named to State Boards, 2012

    Ringgold Singers, updated periodically
        includes Dr. Collus LAWHEAD & Mike GREENE

    ROACH Fire, 2005

    ROACH Anniversary

    ROBERG, Iowa State's Conservation Officer of the Year, 2008

    ROBERTS, Oscar & Nettie (STEPHENS), 50th Anniversary, 1954

    ROBERTSON, Betty, 80th Birthday

    ROED, Chet & Annie, 65th Anniversary

    Romano's Pizza Building demolished

    ROUTH, Delbert, 50-year Mason

    ROUTH, Delbert & Bernadine, 60th Anniversary

    ROWE, Ralph and Judy, 50th Wedding Anniversary

    RUBY, Betty, 90th Birthday

    RUCKMAN, John & Patty, 50th Anniversary

    New Rural Mail Routes, Ringgold County, 1902

    RUSK, Bill, retirement, 2007

    RUSK, Thelma, 90th birthday

    RYCHNOVSKY, John & Reba, 60th anniversary

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    S SACKETT'S 50th Anniversary

    SACKETT, Nancy's students at Piano Fest

    SAGE, Viola Marie and Willard S. LEWIS Wedding

    Salon Blush, Diagonal

    Sante Fe Cafe', Mount Ayr

    SAVILLE, Doyle & Jane, 50th Anniversary

    SAVILLE, Ruth, 90th Birthday

    SANDAGE, Harold & Marilyn, 60th Anniversary

    SCHAFER, Jim and Marilyn, 40th Wedding Anniversary

    SCHAEFER, Karen, retires as county recorder

    SCHAEFER, Lowell Raymond & Lois Maxine (COLLIER), 60th Anniversary

    SCHAFER, Joe & John, 20015 Masters Tournment

    SCHAEFER, Lowell, 90th Birthday

    SCHIPPER, Blanchie, 90th Birthday

    SCHLAPIA, Alvin & Mary Ann, 50th Anniversary

    SCHLAPIA, Maralyn, 90th Birthday;

    95th Birthday

    SCHLAPIA, Robert & Cindy, 40th Anniversary

    SCHRADER, Herman

    SCHUSTER, Kathy, 30-Year Ringgold Co. Hospital Employee

    SCHWALBE, Richard, 80th birthday

    SCOTT, Aleta, 90th Birthday

    SEEVERS-YOUNG Wedding, 1943

    SEGO House Fire, Sun Valley, 2005

    Senior Life Solutions, 2014 ribbon cutting
       Senior Life Solutions receives national award, 2015

    SHAFFER, Juanita (MAIN), 90th Birthday & Art Show

    SHAHA Heritage Farm, 2010

    SHAHA, Lyle & Pam, 45th Wedding Anniversary

    SHAY, Norma, 90th Birthday

    SHELDON, E. Ray & Helen, 60th Anniversary

    SHELMAN Fire, 2009

    SHEPHERD, Daniel & Phyllis, 50th Anniversary

    SHIELDS' Prize Is No Prize, 2003

    SHIELDS, Brett Wins Figure 8 Racing Title, 2008

    SHIELDS, Charles Jr. & Mabel, 60th Anniversary

    SHIELDS, Jerry, 2016 honors

    SHIELDS, Joe & Ramadean, 65th anniversary

    SHIELDS, Juanita, 89th Birthday

    SHIELDS, Ronnie, 80th Birthday

    SHIELDS, Mabel's 90th Birthday

    SHIELDS, Mike & Sherry, 40th Anniversary

    SHIELDS, Stacey, honored 2017

    SHELINE, Samuel'S Birthday Surprise, 1893

    SHELLY, Richard, Firefighter Memorial Service

    Shooting in Middle Fork Township, MILLER & SHAFER, 1901

    SICKELS, Bob & Kay, 60th Anniversary

    SICKELS, Don & Faye, 60th Anniversary

    SICKELS, John, 90th Birthday

    SICKELS, Mack & Phyllis, 50th Anniversary

    Simply Voices

    SIVELY, Fred and Virginia, 70th Anniversary

    SKARDA, Harry, 86th birthday

    SMALL, Edna, 80th Birthday

    SMITH, Alan, Inducted into 4-H Hall of Fame, 2012;  2014

    SMITH, Ann, Retirement

    SMITH,Cara honored

    SMITH, Hank, 80th Birthday

    SMITH, Jim Inducted into 4-H Hall of Fame, 2010

    SMITH, Jim and Mary Ann, 50th Wedding Anniversary

    SMITH, Max and Joyce, 50th Wedding Anniversary, 2010

    SNETHEN, Joe, 90th Birthday;


    SNOOK Accident, Boone IA, 2012

    SNYDER-CROY Nuptials, circa 1910-15

    SNYDER'S 71st Wedding Anniversary, Diagonal

    SNYDER, Harold Jay, 95th Birthday;  97th Birthday

    SOBOTKA'S 50th Wedding Anniversary, 2006

    SOBOTKA, Jacob SOBOTKA, Shrine Bowl MVP, 2014

    SOBOTKA, Joe & Bernadine, 60th Anniversary

    SOBOTKA, Lois Ann, 80th Birthday

    SOBOTKA, Matt, 2011 Ed THOMAS Class 1A Award Winner

    SOBOTKA, Patty, 80th Birthday

    SOBOTKA, Wallace & Patty, 60th Anniversary

    Soil & Water Conservation District Awards: 2005; 2017

    Society News, June 3, 2010

    Society Pages News Clippings

    SOVERIGN, Mona, 95th Birthday

    Special Olympics, 2002

    The SPENCER Family, new clippings 1875-1900
        Contribution by Delbert Spencer, research of Loren Spencer Elliott

    SPURRIER-WILSON Closes Office, 2005

    SPENCER, Irene, 90th Birthday, 2010

    Sports Notes, To be updated as new information is received
        1936 Boys' State Basketball Tournament

    STAATS, Robert, 80th Birthday

    Miss STAHL and the Dajeeling, India Flood, 1898

    STAMPER, Don, 90th Birthday

    STANLEY, Arlene, 90th Birthday

    STARK, Fred, named Lions Governor

    STARK, Rod & Patty, 50th Anniversary

    State Candidates, 1901
    State Candidates, STRANAHAN and WALL of Ringgold County, 1902

    Stranded by a Snow Storm, Redding, 1961

    STEELE, Hugh - CLARK, Gladys Wedding, 1934

    STEPHENS, Clarence & Hazel (LUCAS), 50th Anniversary, 1974

    STEPHENS, Dick, retirement from Diagonal School

    STEPHENS, Houston & WEEHLER, Payton, 2015 Rodeo Finals

    STEPHENS, Mr. & Mrs. Jesse & Bessie ULLERY, 1977

    STEPHENS, Marion , Ringgold County Sheriff 1923-26

    STEPHENS, Mary, 90th Birthday

    STEPHENS, Stacy C. & Rosa Belle (BAUM), 50th Anniversary, 1927

    STEVENS' 50th Wedding Anniversary
        STEVENS, Homer R. & Edith May (BEADLE)
        Contribution by Deloris (Gravett) and Ramon L. Bear

    STEWART, Aden & Valiere, 50th Anniversary

    STEWART, Rev. Walter J., 1914

    STILL, Beth, Wins Drake University Honors, 1988

    STILL, Jan & Eldon, 25th Wedding Anniversary

    STILL, Dick & Bonnie, 40th Wedding Anniversary

    STILL, Ethel & George, 50th Anniversary

    Still Smokin', Mount Ayr

    STONER, Tommie, 80th Birthday

    STORHOFF, Cpl. Garrat

    STUTZMAN, Deloris,
        75th Birthday

    STRAIGHT, Rodney & Beverly, 25th anniversary

    STRANGE, Don, 100th Birthday

    STRANGE, Elbert, 40th Anniversary

    STRINGHAM'S 50th Anniversary

    STUART, Betty, 88th Birthday

    STUCK, David & Cheryl, 50th Anniversary

    STUCK, Maggie, dance competition

    STUCK-LINDQUIST Wedding, 1953

    STULL'S 40th Anniversary

    STULL, Burl, 90th Birthday, 2010

    STULL, Rick and Lora, 40th Anniversary

    SUCHER, Richard C. II, Admitted to Iowa Bar

    Subway opens, 2007

    SUMMA, Bonnie, 75th Birthday

    SUNDERMAN, Dr. Nathan & Marissa, joines Hilltop Veterinary Clinic

    Iowa Supreme Court Sets Value of Loss of Limb, 1901

    SWANKS on TV, 2011

    SWANK, Elvin & Cathy, 40th Anniversary

    SWANK, Hilary, Wins Oscar for Best Actress, 2000

    SWANK, Junior and Mary, 50th Wedding Anniversary

    SWANK, Leonard & Charlotte, 50th Anniversary

    SWANK, Margaret, 95th Birthday

    SWANK, Steve & Maloy Rectory, 2011

    SWANSON, Bob, 80th Birthday

    SWANSON, Linda & Bob, 50th Anniversary

    SWCC Art Competition, April 1988
        HS Students Patty BULLOCK, Eddie ALLEE, Heather CLARK,
        Angie McDONALD, Scott JOHNSTON, Shane AUSTIN

    SWEENEY, Shirley, 90th Birthday

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    TAYLOR, Bob Death, 2012

    Taylor Fiberglass of Diagonal, 50th Anniversary

    TEAL Family News Items

    Tea Time
        Mrs. Harold HUGHES, Mrs. X. T. PRENTIS, and Mrs. Quentin V. ANDERSON

    TEDFORD-VALE Wedding, 1902

    Tedrow Cemetery, Beer Party Busted, 2009

    Tedrow Cemetery Vandalized, July of 2010

    TERREL, Brian of Malory Iowa

    TERRELL, Clara Keenan, 2007 oboe recital

    TERRY, Helen honored, 2012

    TERRY, Dr. Martha Teaching Award, 2011

    TERWILLIGER, Dennis & Alice, 50th Wedding Anniversary

    TERWILLIGER, Kay, 80th Birthday

    THOMPSON, Cleone, 90th Birthday

    THOMPSON, Stewart L. & Barbara (SALTZMAN) WOOD Wedding, 1906

    Timby Steak and Bakery, 2007

    Tingley Bank, 1893

    Tingley Fire, 1894

    Tingley Lions Club, 50th anniversary

    Tingley Lions Ball Club: 2013;  2014

    Tingley Kitchen Band, 2010

    Tingley Meal Site's Anniverary: 2006;  2012; 2014

    Tingley Minors, 2005

    Tingley Neighborhood Center, 2006

    Tingley Sheep Dog Trials: 2005;   2009

    TONEY Divorce, 1902

    1984 Tornado
    2001 Tornado

    TOWNSEND, Roger, Honored by Hy-Vee

    Train Wreck, Lotts Creek Bridge, April, 1910
        Submission by Nancee (McMurtrey) Seifert

    Train Wreck, April, 1946
        SEXTON, Dexter A. of Mount Ayr, critical condition

    TICE, Ronald "Bud", Opens Office in Kellerton

    TRAMMEL, Desirae, Dance Honors, 2012

    TRIGGS' Champion Gilt, 2014

    TRIGGS' Combine Fire, 2012

    TRIGGSES, 2002 Boosters

    TRIGGS, Darlene, 80th Birthday

    TRIGGS, Johnathan, 2016 Judging Contest

    TRIGGS, Lindsey National Track Qualifier, 2005

    TRIGGS, Lorene, 90th Birthday

    TRIGGS, Merritt & Lorene, 40th Anniversary

    TRIGGS, Tyler, 2015 scholarship; 2016 FFA Degree

    TRIMBLE, Clyde Earnest and Mary Faye (BROWN), 50th Anniversary, 1979

    TULL, Howard & Jenesse, 60th anniversary

    TULL, Marlene

    Turkey Vultures, 2012

    Twin Rivers Tornadoes 4-H Club, 2008

    Two Chicks from the Sticks

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    ULLERY, Bessie & Mr. & Mrs. Jesse STEPHENS, 1977

    Undertakers Convention, 1921

    United Methodist Church Service, 2006

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    Van BUSKIRK, Karen, 2007 Volunteer Award

    British photojournalist Charlie VARLEY visits Ringgold County, 2002

    VARNER, Alvin, Promotion, 1968

    VARNER, O. C. & Nina (STEPHENS), 50th Wedding Anniversary

    Volunteer Awards, 2007
        Kay HENDERSON, Jane LAWHEAD, Karen Van BUSKIRK

    VORHIES, Veva, 85th Birthday

    VOTAVA, Jean, 80th Birthday

    VREDENBURG Memorial, 2003

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    WALKER, Hazel, 90th Birthday

    WALKUP, Annabel, 90th Birthday

    WALKUP, Dale & Sharon, 40th Anniversary

    WALTERS, Sister Carolyn, Honored, 2011

    WALTERS, Dale & Doris, 50th Anniversary

    WALTERS, Rex & Ann, 50th anniversary

    WALTERS Family Row, 1904

    WARD, Cathy, 70th Birthday

    WARD, Jim and Joyce, 45th Wedding Anniversary

    WARINS' Century Farm, 2011

    WARIN, Megan, 2015 Ringgold Co. Beef Queen

    Tragic Death of Miss Delia WATTS, 1902

    WAUGH, Jerry, Spelling Champ

    WAUGH, Miranda, Miss Iowa Teen American Coed, 2014

    WAUGH, Socorro, 90th Birthday

    WASKE, Ella, Pedal Pull Champion

    WEBB Family Race With Death, 1916

    WEBB, Gilbert & Norma, 67th Anniversary

    WEEDA, Theola (HIGHTSHOE) FOLTZ, 90th birthday

    WEEHLER, Payton & STEPHENS, Houston, 2015 Rodeo Finals

    WEEHLER, Riley
        2014 National Rodeo Finals; 2015 National Rodeo Finals

    WERNER, Jim & Ann & WERNER Farm, 2012 Honors  Master Farmers, 2013

    WERNER, Maxine, 90th Birthday

    WHITSON'S 50th Anniversary

    WHITSON, Astronaut Peggy Home from Space, April 29, 2008

    WHITE'S, Albert, 50th Anniversary

    WHITE Murder, 2000

    Death of John D. WILFONG, Tingley, Iowa, 1898

    WILLEY, Gerold & Jean, Ayr Days Marshals, 2014

    WILLIAMS' 50th Wedding Anniversary

    WILLIS, Francis & Elaine (SEYMOUR), 50th Anniversary

    WILSON, Bud and Margaret, 50th Anniversary

    WILSON, Luella, 90th Birthday

    WILWERDING, Father Glen, reassigned 2012

    WINKLER, Melissa, 2005 honors

    WIMER, Karen Retirement

    WIMER, Jerry & Karen, 25th Anniversary  50th Anniversary

    WIMER, Lavena, 90th Birthday;  95th Birthday

    WOLFE Fire

    WOLFE-EWING Wedding, 1890

    WOOD-WHEELER Wedding, 1913

    WOOD, Pauline, 5 Generation
        WOOD, Pauline, 5 Generation
        WOOD, Pauline, 94th Birthday

    WOOLLUMS, Jessie, 75th birthday

    WOOLLUMS, Zelma, 99th Birthday, 2010

    Workout Place Opens, 2013

    WURSTER, Howard & Dorothy, 60th Anniversary; 65th Anniversary

    WURSTER, Dorothy, 80th Birthday; 85th Birthday

    Women's Auxiliary Army Corps, 1942

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    YEAGER, Lori Death, 2012

    YEAROUS, Jack & Jean, 45th Wedding Anniversary

    YODER, Drew, 2015 NBA championships

    YOUNG'S, Gerald, 50th Anniversary

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    ZARR, Marlene, 80th Birthday

    ZEZEK, J. W. of Diagonal, Oldest Horse, 1929

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  • Ringgold County Vital Records which have been transcribed from newspaper abstracts, are available for births,   marriages, anniversaries, and divorces,   deaths,  surnames A - M &   surnames N - Z,
    pioneer certificates, and wills.

    122 W. Madison
    Mount Ayr IA 50854

    641-464-2229 (fax)

    The Mount Ayr Record-News is available on-line.

    Ringgold County's Tales from the Front Porch Project
    Share and preserve Ringgold County's oral legends, memories, tall tales, reminiscences, and so on before they are "lost" forever.


    IA old press logo.jpg IOWA OLD PRESS
    An Iowa GenWeb project that collects articles from old Iowa newspapers. Have a look back at the lives and times of our Iowa ancestors as reported in early newspapers. The home page for Iowa Old Press Project, complete with a searchable database, may be accessed at:http://iagenweb.org/iowaoldpress/

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