Sports News

The Albia Blue Demon Archers hosted their first home tournament last weekend. This is the first year Albia had a 3D gym. The coaches made the decision to have all archers shoot in both the block and 3D tournaments. “We don’t have the targets to host 3D, let alone practice on a weekly basis. …

Obituaries

Marie Elizabeth Bay, age 71, of Albia, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, at her home in Albia.

Denny Lynn Smith, age 55, of Albia, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, surrounded by his loved ones, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.

Bonnie Louise Gordon, age 91, passed away on Saturday morning, Feb. 2, 2019 at West Ridge Specialty Care in Knoxville. She was born on May 1, 1927 to Clarence and Jennie (Nedderman) Potts.

Opinion

I took my grandson to our house to deliver him from the boredom of being out of school for the ninth time this winter. We had lunch and then started flipping channels, landing on the History Channel’s newest treasure hunt show called “The Curse of Civil War Gold,” which I find out in watchin…