Monthly Archives: January 2013

Chamber honors Jim and Marlene DePriest

Mount Pleasant

Chamber honors Jim and Marlene DePriest as Citizens of the Year   MOUNT PLEASANT—The Mount Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce on Thursday honored music teachers Jim and Marlene Depriest of Mount Pleasant as 2012 Citizens of the Year.   The award, given at the 72nd Annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet and Meeting of the Membership…

Truman State University Alumnus to Donate Personal Collection

  Truman State University Alumnus to Donate Personal Collection from Service with Bush Administration   KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — Former Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Alphonso Jackson will be on the Truman State University campus Feb. 8-9 to dedicate a personal collection of artifacts and to share his experiences with the campus…

Police Chief Announces Retirement

Jim Clark

  Police Chief Announces Retirement   January 24,2013 – Ottumwa, Iowa – With over 30 years in the law enforcement profession, Ottumwa Police Chief Jim Clark has announced that he will be retiring in February.     Chief Clark began his career with the Ottumwa Police Department on July 1, 1982.  As an officer, he was assigned…

Ottumwa Regional Health Center Employees Prepare for Mission Trip to Haiti

Ottumwa Regional

  Ottumwa Regional Health Center Employees Prepare for Mission Trip to Haiti   Ottumwa, IA…Ottumwa Regional Health Center’s parent company Regional Care Hospital Partners along with Medical Mobile Disaster Relief in Nashville, TN, will be building a 40- bed hospital and outpatient clinic in the town of Thomazeau outside of Port-au-Prince.  With this, several staff…

Mediacom Doubles its Ultra-Fast Broadband Speeds:

mediacom

Mediacom Doubles its Ultra-Fast Broadband Speeds: Ottumwa Hits 105 Mbps for Internet Downloads   OTTUMWA, IA  –  January 24, 2013 — Mediacom Communications announced today that it doubled the speeds of its fastest broadband Internet service to provide Ottumwa area residents with download speeds of 105 mega-bits-per-second (Mbps) and upload speeds of 10 Mbps.  The…

ORHC Employees Prepare for Mission Trip to Haiti

Ottumwa Regional Health Center’s parent company Regional Care Hospital Partners along with Medical Mobile Disaster Relief in Nashville, TN, will be building a 40- bed hospital and outpatient clinic in the town of Thomazeau outside of Port-au-Prince.  With this, several staff members will be joining a relief team that will be traveling to the region…

New Staff Chaplain at Ottumwa Regional Health Center

Gary Brooks of Ottumwa has been appointed to the position of Staff Chaplain for Ottumwa Regional Health Center.  Pastor Brooks primary role is to support the spiritual needs of the in and out patients at the hospital along with conducting support groups in the Cancer Center. ” He will also be supporting the needs of…

Ottumwa High School Victory Bell Stolen

On January 2nd, 2013, at approximately 1:30 P.M., officials from the Ottumwa Community School District reported the theft of the Ottumwa High School’s victory bell.  The bell was reported to have been stolen between December 28th and December 31st, 2012.  The bell was mounted on a trailer and described to be bronze in color with…

Spirit of the Community Award

Spirit of the Community Award logo

brought to you by Community 1st Credit Union   This is your opportunity to nominate the person in your community making a positive difference.   Do you know someone within your local community that has made a positive impact?  A hero?  A difference maker?  Someone who has influenced the people of your community in a…