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 2014, New additions to Ringgold County's website:

 

  • MILITARY PAGES:
        Capt. Charles E. CANNON, 1965     Robert F. HALEY, 1965 
        AXI Donald "Don" KINNE, 1965     SP4 Dan A. MINNICK, 1965
        Mount Ayr Post #172      PFC Charles Edward SISSEL, K.I.A, Viet Nam 

     

  • NEWS CLIPPINGS:
        CORTHARD'S 90th Birthdays/70th Anniversary     Doris GIBSON, 99th Birthday
        MERCER'S 60th Anniversary     Grace MOSER, 90th Birthday

     

  • OBITUARIES:
        Nova Edna (BAKER) GILES     Betty Louise (MOORE) LOVING
        J. R. MILLER     Kelly Joseph MONAGHAN
        Ronnie Gene "Ron" NEWTON     Randall Alan "Randy" PRATT
        Diana Lynn (WEBER) VICKER     Richard Eugene WEBB

     

  • RETOLD NEWS:
        13 Feb 1964     20 Feb 1964     27 Feb 1964     10 Nov 1966     23 Feb 1989     02 Mar 1989
        09 Mar 1989     12 Feb 2004     19 Feb 2004     26 Feb 2004

     


     2014, New additions to Ringgold County's website:

     

  • FAMILY PAGES:
        Reunion in Texas    JENNINGS' 69th Anniversary

     

  • HISTORY PAGES:
        Heartland Energy Solutions     Ringgold County Conservation Board

     

  • OBITUARIES:

     

      Thank you Gene Lutz and Delbert Spencer for sharing your family obituaries with us.
    A special thank you goes out to Lorelei Rusco for transcribing Ringgold County obituaries from The Lenox Time Table for us. Your generosity is greatly appreciated!

     
        Jerry Wendell ABARR     Richard Alvin ABARR     Anna Mae ARNEAL
        James Duncan ARNEAL     Charles Asa BAILEY     George Franklin BAILEY
        Ella Mae BAKER     Hannah "Mabel" BAKER     Nina V. (REED) BAKER
        Arthur Eland BAUMANN     Leta (SCHOLL) BAUMANN     Gladys (SCOTT) BAXTER
        Viva (LININGER) BEARD     Henry George BECK     Darl Herman BELL
        Martin E. BELL     Berniece H. BENNETT     William Donald BENNETT
        Neal Leonard BENSON     Archibald "Mac" BENTLEY     Mary E. (WOOD) BENTLEY
        W. H. "Bill" BICKEL     Hattie BLADON     Vera (GREEN) BLADON
        Velma (PARKER) BOLTE     Audrey (NICKLE) BOYER     Edith H. BRAND
        Wilma (WOODS) BRANNON     Grant Bernard BROTT     Merle Eldon BROWN
        Anna E. (LEIGH) BRUNER     Ava C. (GREER) BRUNER     Mary B. (Knox) BRUNER
        Edward Monroe BUTT     Francis Ward BUTT     George William BUTT
        James Aaron BUTT     James Solomon BUTT     John Henry BUTT
        Mable G. (BAKER) BUTT     Sidney Elmer BUTT     Corrine R. CALKIN
        Bertha K. CAMPBELL     Derma K. CAMPBELL     Joseph Martin CAMPBELL
        Lillian A. CAMPBELL     Marvin E. CAMPBELL     Goldie A. CARLTON
        Kenneth CARSON     Chris CHRISTENSEN     Mary L. (WISE) CLAYTON
        James Kenneth CLOUGH     Gladys E. COLE     Betty (BLANCHARD) COY
        Margaret H. CREGEEN     James Ralph CREW     Margaret B. DALBEY
        Dallas Edward DARST     Margaret S. DAVENPORT     Vernon L. DAY
        Burl B. DICKERSON     Helen (HORTON) DUEY     John Everett DUEY
        Gerald Henry EMIG     Jerry Lynn EMIG     Lizzie (HICKMAN) EMIG
        Rodney Alan EMIG     Carl Joseph ENGLAND, Jr.     Donald "Don" ENGLAND
        Jennie W. ENGLAND     Paul M. "Buck" ENGLAND     Harold J. ETHINGTON
        Helen C. ETHINGTON     Milton G. FAUROT     Eula (NEVILL) GAULE
        James GAULE     June (BARKER) GOINS     William A. GOODALE
        Connie Sue GORDON     Lawrence Russell GRACE     Delma (LONG) GRIMM
        Fern A. HAMILTON     Maurice H. HANSON     Nellie S. HARPER
        Forrest "Pete" HARVEY     Jean W. HARVEY     Robert HARVEY
        Vera (RUSH) HARVEY     Gary Allen HEIMKE     Ruby (FLETCHER) HEIMKE
        Rev. "Will" C. HENN     Beulah C. HERSOM     Claude Wesley HOGUE
        Clyde Carroll HORTON     Clyde William HORTON     Grace (SHORT) HORTON
        John William HORTON     Vernon Dean HORTON     Earnest HUBER
        Ether Enis HUNTSMAN     Clarence C. IVES     Helen Naomi IVES
        Richard C. "Dick" IVES     Leland Walter JACKSON     Harry Lloyd JOHNSON
        Elsie G. JONES     Euseba G. KAHLEY     Gertrude R. KELLER
        Dennis Ray KERNS     Harold Wayne KERNS     Maurine (NICKLE) KERNS
        Frances A. KLECKNER     Coral S. KNAPP     Alberta (OWENS) KNOX
        Howard KNOX     Howard Leonard KNOX     John Cleveland KNOX
        Lola (NEVILLE) KNOX     Winifred KNOX     Edgar "Glee" LAMB
        Ocle F. (STATON) LAMB     Vernon William LANTZ     Harold Lee LARSON
        Faith C. LEONARD     Charles "Yale" LILLIE     Ivan Lee LONGFELLOW
        Cyrus Edgar LUTZ     James Arthur "Jim" LUTZ     Laura (KIMBALL) LUTZ
        Vera V. (COVERDELL) LUTZ     Daryl LYDDON     Lee Ellsworth LYDDON
        Curtis O. LYNCH     Lola M. (REED) LYSINGER     Irene W. MALOY
        William A. MARCUM     Avis (OLNEY) MAUDLIN     Lela (JOHNS) McKELVEY
        Nella May McMAHILLL     Florence I. MERCER     Ivan Edward MOLER
        Eva L. (GREER) MONK     Verbal Eugene MOREY     Joseph Paul MUHLBAUER
        Clifford Dale NEESE     Horace Baker NELSON     Lyle Earl NELSON
        John Adelbert "Bert" NEVILL     Roth B. NEVILL     Helen OVERHOLSER
        Sharon Sue OVERHOLSER     Martha S. OWENS     James C. PARKER
        Ruby (FRAZIER) PARKER     Reva N. PARKHURST     Donald Lee PARKINS
        Robert Vaughn PARRISH     Maude S. PELTIER     John Elbert PETTENGILL
        Elizabeth (BOWMAN) PINE     Alexandria POORTINGA     Anna (CLAYTON) PORTER
        Grant E. PORTER     Pluma Lee RAY     Addis Milo REED
        Robert George "Bob" REID     Madge HO. REYNOLDS     Russell REYNOLDS
        Clarence Guy REYNOLDS     Lydia K. REYNOLDS     Merril Thomas REYNOLDS
        Douglas A. RICE     Minnie (MINNICK) RICE     Henrietta (VOTAVA) ROOD
        Donald Clarence ROUND     Bert A. ROUTH     Carrie (TINDLE) ROUTH
        Pearl E. (ENGLAND) ROUTH     Candace SCHUMACHER     Orval L. SHAFER
        Clyde M. SHAFFER     Erma (YOUNG) SHAFFER     Myrtle E. SHAFFER
        Mildred B. SHELDON     Lyle E. SHRIMPTON     Mary Etta SKINNER
        Rena Rae SMITH     David M. SOBOTKA     Leonard A. SOBOTKA
        Richard Lee SPURRIER     Bernetta STEPHENS     Evelyn (KNOX) STEPHENS
        L. Wilson STEPHENS     Elbert T. STRANGE     Shirley STRINGHAM
        Dennis Dean STRUM     Rena SWARTWOOD     Lee D. TAYLOR
        Leona H. TAYLOR     Lorabel TAYLOR     Annabelle H. THOMSON
        Vale Ulan THOMSON     Marie L. THORNTON     Beulah Fern TINDLE
        Marilyn B. TINDLE     Mildred (WALTERS) VANATTA     Mary C. VANDERPLUYM
        Paul L. VANDERPLUYM     Beulah Mae VORHIES     Sadie (SHAFER) WALL
        Doris A. WALLACE     Fannie (BAKER) WALTER     Lloyd Adam WHIPP
        Nellie B. WHITMORE     Bernice B. WILEY     Roy I. WILLIAMSON
        Elsie W. WILSON     Otis "Paul" WILSON     Vida L. WILSON
        J. Rew YARYAN     John H. YARYAN     Marcia L. (BUTT) YARYAN
          Susan (HARMON) YARYAN  

     

  • RETOLD NEWS:
        20 Jan 1905     30 Jan 1964     23 Jan 1964     06 Feb 1964     02 Feb 1989     09 Feb 1989
        16 Feb 1989     22 Jan 2004     29 Jan 2004     05 Feb 2004

     

  • SCHOOLS:
        Ellston Alumni Banquet, 1986     Ellston Classes of 1936 & 1937, Courtesy of Karma Dixon
        Grand Valley Class of 1965     MACS Hall of Fame, 2014

     


     2014, New additions to Ringgold County's website:

     

  • BIOGRAPHIES:
        Karen SCHAEFER

     

  • FAMILY PAGES:
        KEENEN 4 Generations     TAYLOR 5 Generations

     

  • MILITARY, SOLDIER PAGES:
        Specialist Lucas SMITH

     

  • NEWS CLIPPINGS:
        DREDGE'S 50th Anniversary     STULL'S 40th Anniversary

     

  • RETOLD NEWS:
        19 Dec 1963     26 Dec 1963     02 Jan 1964     09 Jan 1964     16 Jan 1964     29 Dec 1988
        05 Jan 1989     12 Jan 1989     19 Jan 1989     26 Jan 1989     18 Dec 2003     25 Dec 2003
        01 Jan 2004     08 Jan 2004     15 Jan 2004

     

  • OBITUARIES:
        Margaret Helen "Peggy" "Peg" (EISEMAN) ABARR     Mildred Irene (COLE) BEYMER
        Gabriel Edward "Gabe" BOECKMAN     Jodene Laverne (SCHUSTER) BROWN
        James Kenneth CLOUGH     James Keith HANKS
        David Julian IRVING     Janine Marie (BURRIGHT) KING
        Eunice Irene (ATHERTON) MYERS     Mildred L. (TRIMBLE) NICHOLS
        Isaac W. RUSH     John Robert RUSH
        Margaret Geneva (ANDERSON) RUSH     Nancy (HAMMER) RUSH
        Sirastus Marion RUSH     Edna (PEARCE) SCOTT
        Naomi Lorene (WEEDA) WILSON     John Thomas WORTHINGTON

     

  • SCHOOLS:
        MACHS Basketball, 1973-75     MACHS Concert Band, 2014

     


    2013  New additions to Ringgold County's website:

     

  • MILITARY PAGES:
        Garrett PETERSON & Jackson, USMC

     

  • NEWS CLIPPINGS:
        Al CLOUGH'S Horse, Claim Race Winner     Francis & Elaine WILLIS, 50th Anniversary

     

  • OBITUARIES:
        Edith (STEPHENS) CAMPBELL     Merlin Duane CLEMENT
        Charlotte (RICE) CUNNING     Kathryn Ann "Kathy" (JENSEN) HALL
        Jack Houston HOFFMAN     Dorothy (BIRD) MAIN
        Linda Susan MANNING     Shirley Mae (BLAUER) MARTIN
        Beverly Jean MOORE     G. Doyle MURPHY
        Harold Keith "Short" PARKER     Jimmie Lee "Jim" PEARCE
        Gary Lee SHIELDS     Maddox STARMER

     

  • RETOLD NEWS:
        14 Nov 1963     21 Nov 1963     28 Nov 1963     05 Dec 1963     12 Dec 1963     24 Nov 1988
        01 Dec 1988     08 Dec 1988     15 Dec 1988     22 Dec 1988     13 Nov 2003     20 Nov 2003
        27 Nov 2003     04 Dec 2003     11 Dec 2003

     

  • SCHOOL PAGES:
        Diagonal Homecoming, 2013
        MACS 7th Grade Boys Basketball, 2013     MACS 8th Grade Boys Basketball, 2013
        MACHS Boys Varsity Basketball Team, 2013     MACHS Girls Varsity Basketball Team, 2013
        MACHS Bowling Team, 2013     MACS JV Football, 2013
        MACHS National Honor Society, 2013     MACHS Champion Sparks, 2013
        MACHS Wrestling, 2013-14

     


    2013  New additions to Ringgold County's website:

     

  • FAMILY PAGES:
        RINEHART Family Reunion, 2013     WILSON-HOUSE Family Reunion, 2013

     

  • HISTORY PAGES:
        Judge Lewis Park, STULLS & new sign

     

  • NEWS CLIPPINGS:
        Gaylen & Linda BELL, 50th Anniversary     Ed & Karen BROWN, 50th Anniversary
        Paul & Mildred DRAKE, 60th Anniversary     Mike & Joan DUGAN, 40th Anniversary
        Excel Engineering Fire, Diagonal IA     Margaret FLETCHALL, 100th Birthday
        Greggo's Pizza Opening, Mount Ayr     Eugene & Esther McALEXANDER, 60th Anniversary
        Walt & Bev McGINNIS, 50th Anniversary     MisFit CrossFit Opening, Mount Ayr
        Eunice MYERS, 90th Birthday

     

  • OBITUARIES:
        Marilyn (CARR) BESH     Evelyn (WALTERS) BONNELL
        Thelma L. (OSBORN) BONNER     Frances (PARKER) BULLOCK
        Pauletta "Pauly" (BAILEY) BURGHER     Dwight David CUNNING
        Bertha Anna (RICKER) DAY     Kathleen (ThOMAS) FREED
        Beverly (DEEMER) GILLESPIE     Lt. Col. Robert Edward "Bob" GUTHLAND (Ret.)
        Mary Lee (TERILLIGER) HILL     Edwin Wendell KING
        Ruby Louella (GAULE) McGAHUEY     Franklin Leroy "Frank" MORSE
        Dale Elbert QUICK     Charlotte J. (PETERSOHN) ROSENGRANT
        John William "Bill" RUSK     Mildred (ROBINSON) SHIELDS
        Darrell "Rex" SNETHEN     Richard Allen "Dick" TAYLOR
        Thelma Belle (MICKAEL) TIPTON

     

  • RETOLD NEWS:
        19 Sep 1963     26 Sep 1963     03 Oct 1963     10 Oct 1963     17 Oct 1963     24 Oct 1963
        31 Oct 1963     07 Nov 1963     29 Sep 1988     06 Oct 1988     13 Oct 1988     20 Oct 1988
        27 Oct 1988     03 Nov 1988     10 Nov 1988     17 Nov 1988     18 Sep 2003     25 Sep 2003
        02 Oct 2003     09 Oct 2003     16 Oct 2003     23 Oct 2003     30 Oct 2003     06 Nov 2003

     

  • SCHOOL PAGES:
        MACHS Raider Band, Fall of 2013

     

     

     , 2013    New additions to Ringgold County's website:

     

  • BIOGRAPHIES:
        Lyle BOONE     Debbie GILLILAND     Mary MARTSCHING     Logan WIMER

     

  • FAMILY PAGES: ~ Reunion Time!
        ANGUS Reunion     BARKER Reunion     BARNHART Reunion
        BROWN Reunion     FARIS/SAWYER Cousins     FOLTZ Family Reunion
        HAIDSIAK Family Reunion     HUNT Family Reunion     OLNEY Family Reunion
        OVERHOLTZER Reunion     PRITCHARD Family Reunion     SCHLAPIA Family Reunion
        STILL Family Dinner     TAYLOR Family Dinner     Watterson Reunion

     

  • MILITARY PAGES:
        Mount Ayr American Legion, Post 172     SPC Brian MILLER, Iraqi War Veteran

     

  • NEWS CLIPPINGS:
        Jerry & Jean BARKER, 50th Anniversary     Patti BARNES, 90th Birthday
        Bill BLUNCK, 70th Birthday     Helen BLUNCK, 100th Birthday
        Circle of Life Rehabilitation     Mark & Leza JOHNSON, 25th Anniversary
        Norm & Doris KLEJCH, retirement     Ernest & Judy MERCER, 50th Anniversary
        Rose MERRILL, 80th Anniversary     PCSB Bank opens
        5th Princess Gala, 2013     Leland & Wanda RAUCH, 50th Anniversary
        Record-News, 149th Year     2013 Ringgold County Fair
        Ringgold County at State Fair, 2013     Romano's Pizza gone
        Lowell SCHAEFER, 90th Birthday     Jim & Mary Ann SMITH, 50th Anniversary
        Fred STARK, Lions Governor     Maggie STUCK, dance competition
        Jr. & Mary SWANK, 50th Anniversary     Dale & Sharon WALKUP, 40th Anniversary
        Jim & Joyce WARD, 45th Anniversary     Ella WASKE, Pedal Pull Champion
        Waubonsie Tractor Pull

     

  • OBITUARIES:
        Garry Cecil BJUSTROM     Dean R. "Bud" BRECKENRIDGE
        Patricia L. (BRADY) KIRKMAN CLARK     Mary "Catherine" (DAHLGRAN) CRAWFORD
        Patricia Ruth CREES     Allen Keith ELLIOTT
        Gladys Elizabeth (WICKETT) FARIS     Cleta Lavaun (BURCH) FORCE
        Walter "Byron" HEAD     Roger Allan HORNE
        Maxine (SMITH) KEAN     Glen D. KONOPASEK
        Olivia McGINNIS-TAYLOR     Lois Arlene (HARRIS) NEWBY
        Lola (VANDERFLUGHT) PEPPMEIER     Walter Marion "Walt" PUTNEY Sr.
        Bernard Roe ROUTH     Deborah Jean "Debbie" (HENRY) SHELLEY
        Dan Allen SICKELS     Ronald Eugene "Ron" SMITH
        Judith K. "Judy" (BLUNCK) SNEDEKER     Raelin Jo SUMPTER
        Jack Richard TERRY     Narcissus "Lavon" (BURCHETT) THOMAS
        Hazel F. (SKOW) WALKER     Katherine Fay (BENNETT) WERNER
        Bradley Marion "Brad" WEST     Richard Edward "Rick" WILLIAMS
        Kenneth Eugene "Kenny" WOOD     Pauline (GRAY) WOOD

     

  • RE-TOLD OLD NEWS:
        27 Dec 1962     03 Jan 1963     04 Jul 1963     11 Jul 1963     18 Jul 1963     25 Jul 1963
        01 Aug 1963     08 Aug 1963    15 Aug 1963    22 Aug 1963   29 Aug 1963    05 Sep 1963
        12 Sep 1963     07 Jan 1988     21 Jul 1988     28 Jul 1988     04 Aug 1988    11 Aug 1988
        18 Aug 1988     25 Aug 1988     01 Sep 1988   08 Sep 1988   15 Sep 1988     22 Sep 1988
        26 Dec 2002     02 Jan 2003      03 Jul 2003    10 Jul 2003     17 Jul 2003       24 Jul 2003
        31 Jul 2003      14 Aug 2003      21 Aug 2003   28 Aug 2003   04 Sep 2003     11 Sep 2003

     

  • SCHOOL PAGES:
        1938 Maroon State Champs, 75th Anniversary     Mount Ayr Alumni Reunion
        MACHS Class of 1958 Reunion     Redding Alumni Reunion

       Mount Ayr Raider & Raiderettes, 2012-13:
       Raider Basketball Team    Raiderette Basketball Team    Bowling Teams    Raider Wrestling
       Honoring "Scotty"

       Mount Ayr Raider & Raiderettes, 2013-14:
       New Teachers & Staff    Raider Football Team    Cross Country
       Raiderette Volleyball Team    Sparks Drill Team    Middle School Volleyball Team
       8th Grade Football Team

       MACHS Homecoming, 2013

     

     , 2013    New additions to Ringgold County's website are:

     

  • BIOGRAPHIES:
        Janet (BARKER) KNEDLER     Dr. Peggy WHITSON 

     

  • FAMILY PAGES:
        DILLENBURG Reunion, 2013     MOTSINGER Reunion, 2013     ROUDYBUSH Reunion, 2013
        WAUGH Reunion, 2013     Winter Texas Reunion, 2013

     

  • MILITARY PAGES:
        Pvt. Ivan J. BROWN, WWII

     

  • NEWS CLIPPINGS:
        Kellerton's DNR Building, 2013     Mount Ayr Pool Opens, 2013
        OVERHOLSER'S 40th Anniversary     PCS Bank merger, 2013

     

  • OBITUARIES:
        Gerald Henry BAKER     Frederick H. "Fred" BARKER
        James "Jim" CLARY     Oliver Kenneth "Ken" EPPERSON
        Jeffrey Lynn FARMER     Connie (FEEBACK) HUFF
        Homer M. LYNCH     Ruth (LEMONDS) NOFTSGER
        Ruth "Colleene" (SKINNER) SAVILLE     Norma Marie (SEARLES) SMITH
        John Mack SNEDEKER     Ida "Beth" (RICHARDSON) TOLAND

     

  • RE-TOLD OLD NEWS:
        20 Jun 1963     27 Jun 1963     30 Jun 1988     07 Jul 1988     19 Jun 2003     19 Jun 2003

     

  • SCHOOL PAGES:
        Grand Valley Honor Roll, 1987     Grand Valley Alumni 
      
       Courtesy of Jenni Boles Determann:
        GV Jr. High Girls Basketball Team, 1985-86     GV Volleyball Team, 1987-88
        GV Homecoming Court, 1988
     
      
        2013 Raider Baseball 2013 Raiderette Softball

       Courtesy of Margaret Bishop & Ed Bryan, MACHS Classes of 1976, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982,
        1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998,
        1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004 , 2005 , 2006, 2007 , 2008


       REUNION TIME! 2013:    MACHS Class of 1955 

     

    , 2013    New additions to Ringgold County's website are:

     

  • CEMETERY PAGES:

       Clearfield Cemetery pages are continued to be   thanks to Tony Mercer and his diligent work in photographing these gravestones for us. Tony has also provided photographs for Thompson Cemetery page and photographed the gravestones at Thompson Cemetery. Barbara has been busy providing gravestone photographs for Clearfield & Rose Hill Cemetery for us. Thank you, Barbara and Tony! You are truly appreciated!

     

  • CHURCH PAGES:
        St. Joseph Catholic Church 

     

  • FAMILY PAGES:
        HOGUE Reunion, 2013     The LUTZ Family       SICKELS Reunion, 2013  

     

  • HISTORY PAGES:
       "The Nation"   

     

  • MILITARY PAGES:
        Draft Registrants, Oct, 1940      Mount Ayr HS Honor Roll, WWII
        WWII Honor Roll, early 1940's Kellerton
       courtesy of Gene Lutz
          WWII Honor Roll, 1940's Mount Ayr
       courtesy of Mike Avitt

     

  • NEWS CLIPPINGS:
        Social News, Oct. 1940     1944 Classifieds
        COMER'S 63rd Anniversary     Leo "Jocko" HACKER, 100th Birthday
        Estelle HUNT HALL, 86th Birthday     Larry HICKS Retires
        High School Rodeo Results, 2013     Russel Holmes, 2013 Honors
        Naomi HOSFIELD, 80th Birthday     Myron INGRAM, Winner!
        MICKAEL Murder Trial       James POLLOCK, 80th Birthday
        Ball Tournaments: 2013     Shelter Houses Named
        SAVILLES' 50th Anniversary     SHELDON'S 60th Anniversary
        SOBOTKA'S 60th Anniversary     Tingley Lions, 2013

     

  • OBITUARIES:
        Gerald BAKER     Madeline R. BALLENTYNE
        Fred BARKER     Junetta (BARNHOUSE) BARRETT
        Albert "Thayer" BENNETT     Irene Marie (TODD) BOHN
        Everal Sumner DOWNIE     William Edwin "Bill" DUKE
        Nicholas "Nick" DUROS     Henry G. ELMER
        Jame Edwin FUGATE     George William GERMAN
        Arthur Vernon GILBERT     Dorothy A. (BRADLEY) GRINDSTAFF
        Myrtle (COOPER) GROEN     Alice M. GROSSER
        Ivan Ray GROUT     Linzy Cook "Bud" HALEY
        Rev. Harold Paul JOHNSON     Lila M. (BROWN) JOHNSON
        Gerald Eugene "Jerry" LAWRENCE     Jay LILES
        Myrtelle Louise LILES     Boyd LUTZ
        Hattie E. (HARR) LUTZ     Robert Ray "Bob" LUTZ
        T. C. [Thomas Conner] LUTZ     Thomas Riley LUTZ
        Ermal (BRECKENRIDGE) McFARLAND     Mable A. (LUTZ) MEYERS
        Daphne (PEAVY) MORRISON     Donna Joyce (Ferguson) MORRISON
        Ruth NOFTSGER     Peter OSMAN
        Ruth Lorene (MILLIKEN) RAINES     Myrle Adrain REASONER
        Loula Evalyn (ERNEST) REECE     Mabel Lucille (FLOREA) SHIELDS
        Diana (MOREN) SIMPSON     Loren Ivan "Butch" SOBOTKA
        Mary Aelene (JOHNSTON) STROBURG     Annabelle Louie (TAYLOR) SWEETEN
        Evalee (CASEY) WHITE     Naomi Darlene (LUTZ) WILSON
        Conrad J. WOODARD

     

  • RE-TOLD OLD NEWS:
        16 Mar 1893     26 May 1895     20 Mar 1918     02 Jun 1920     09 Jun 1927    28 May 1931
        28 May 1935     04 Apr 1940     12 Jun 1952     23 May 1963     30 May 1963     06 Jun 1963
        13 Jun 1963      03 Apr 1965     15 Jun 1967     03 Jun 1971     02 Jun 1988      09 Jun 1988
        16 Jun 1988      23 Jun 1988     22 May 2003    29 May 2003     05 Jun 2003     12 Jun 2003

     

  • SCHOOL PAGES:
        Mount Ayr Commencement Program, 1929, Courtesy of Mike Avitt
       Kellerton Elementary Photos Courtesy of Jean E. Meadows:
        Primary, 1950-51        1st Grade, 1951-52     2nd & 3rd, 1952-53
        4th Grade, 1953-54     5th & 6th, 1956-57
       Kellerton High School Girls Basketball Team, ca. 1943-44, Courtesy of Gene Lutz
       GV Class of 1963, 50th Reunion Courtesy of Sue Kaster Fry
       GV at FHA State Convention: ca. 1980;   ca. 1982;    ca. 1985
       Mount Ayr Middle School Softball & Baseball Teams, 2013
       Grand Valley's Final Bell, Courtesy of Theola Weeda collection
       MACHS Class of 1911  

    REUNION TIME! 2013:

        MACHS Class of 1944      MACHS Class of 1949 
        MACHS Class of 1953      MACHS Class of 1963 
       GV Alumni Banquet    Redding Reunion    Shannon City Reunion    Tingley Alumni Banquet

     

  • RINGGOLD COUNTY SOLDIER PAGES:
        TSgt. William Lloyd ABARR, WWII      John "Francis ATHEY, WWII 
        Clarence BEAMAN, WWII     2nd Lt. Robert A. DULANY, WWII 
        Pfc. Charles Francis FOSTER, WWII     MSgt. John E. HALL, WWII 
        Milton M. "Milt" HENDERSON, WWII     FLO Leo V. HERROLD, WWII 
        Cpl. Carl HOLLAND, WWII     Cpl. Doyle J. HUNTER, WWII 
        Ens. Jeffry INLOES, 2013     S2/C Arlo Millard LINK, WWII 
        Lt. Flavel Baird "Bill" MALOY Jr.      J. R. MILLER, WWII Veteran
        Richard "Ewing" MOORE, WWII      Lawrence Dee "L.D." NORRIS, WWII
        Harold C. PAGE, WWII      Marvin REYNOLDS, WWII
        Clair O. RHOADES, WWII      Max E. SMITH, WWII
        Elmer Glen WENDELL, WWII 

     

       

  • 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 book by Sharon R. Becker, Paragon Press, 2011

     

    1887 - Benton, Iowa - 1987
    Benton's Centennial Book, now on-line
    courtesy of Mount Ayr Public Library.

    Benton Centennial Surname List

     

     

    MALOY, IOWA CENTENNIAL HISTORY: 1887 - 1987
    is now on-line

                                                      Maloy Surname List

     

    Portions of
    TINGLEY, IOWA CENTENNIAL: 1883 - 1983 is now on-line

    Tingley Surname List

     

    State Historical Society of Iowa
    New Hours & Information
    November 7th, 2009 Press Release


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