Seymour and Wayne roar out of gate, set up Wednesday night game

Playing on their home fields, both Seymour and Wayne looked sharp in the 1st round of the 2019 softball playoffs. The Warriorettes led Mormon Trail...

Garden Road Zoo

When I was a boy, my Vietnam veteran father took us on one of our summer ‘vacations,’ which never stretched far beyond Des Moines...

Early seeding leaves softball coaches frustrated

With 10 games left to play in the regular season, the governing sports body for high school girls in Iowa, the IGHSAU, handed out...

The tree crisis slowly spreads across America

At one time, elms lined West Street in Corydon; their familiar fluted limbs rose over many homes in America. Then came Dutch elm disease. In...

At school in Seymour and Wayne, Martha Comfort lives up to her name

Martha Comfort is one of the more unique entrepreneurs in southern Iowa. Her expertise is preventing sexual abuse, spreading her message in school districts...

Wayne wins annual Doc Douglas baseball tournament

Mormon Trail, Seymour and Wayne all played at the annual Doc Douglas baseball tournament in Corydon on Saturday morning and afternoon. After a thunderstorm...

Garden Road Catfish

Another birthday has passed, and my almost seven-year-old son Grant informed me that now I am old. This is the same boy who helps...

Wade Harman, Denver select Hawkeye Noah Fant in draft

Before the 2019 NFL Draft, some projections had the Denver Broncos selecting former Chariton and Iowa Hawkeye tight end T.J. Hockenson in the first...

Garden Road Superheroes

I actively attempt not to write about my brother in the past tense. At least not too often, mostly for my mother’s sake, but...

A step closer to solving riddle of autoimmune disorders, Dr. Stanley Horner’s work begins

Before Dr. Stanley Horner, D.O., began his service at Wayne County Hospital, he may have already provided a clue to solving the mystery of...
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