While no ghosts emerge from corn—the Shane Hill field is now cattle pasture—the players’...

Dail Whiteley rests with his daughter Cindy in the sunroom of the Corydon Care Nursing & Rehab Center, across the street from Walden Park....

After decade in Poland, Joe and Becca Dowdy find a clearer vision

When LivingStone Church held its first service at the 1930s art deco Wayne Theatre in Corydon, Iowa, it was an appropriate locale for Joe...

Nancy Hamar departs Iowa after decades of service

Over the span of more than 50 years, Nancy Hamar lived long enough in Wayne County to become one of its most respected citizens....

Reunite the Fight brings veterans back together on a Wayne County farm

This April, Wayne County served as a destination for veterans from across the country. Some of them knew each other overseas. Others were complete strangers....

Kevin Cooney

For four decades, before his retirement in 2015, Kevin Cooney’s position as a KCCI news reporter placed him in correspondence with senators, governors, presidents...

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...

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...

Even within the herd, there will always be rebels that do not fit

Bob ‘Action’ Jackson’s time is no longer split in two. For six months, he would raise bison in Iowa. The other six months, he...

Once in lifetime find takes Dale Clark by surprise

Around a year ago, local artifact hunter Dale Clark forgot his walking stick on a hike. When he reached the site, which he recognized...

Josie Paugh toughs out surgery in Manhattan, returns with new hope

In August, 10-year-old Josie Paugh flew to Manhattan for surgery. It was not the first time she had boarded an airplane for Lenox Hill...
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