GILBERT, Iowa – After the day’s meals are done, Deb Purcell, Gilbert Community Schools director of food service, shuffles through a stack of papers. Gilbert, a town north of Ames in central Iowa, serves about 1,400 to 1,600 meals a day.
HARDIN – Having been touched personally by suicide, Samara Gant said she hopes to keep suicide from touching others. Gant is the driving force behind Out of Darkness, an American Foundation for the Prevention of Suicide fundraiser.
WASHINGTON – Stimulus funds and the U.S. Postal Service affect millions of Americans – from Ray and Clay counties to all points across the nation – and Congress is divided along party lines about handling each issue.
HARDIN – The 2020 Hardin-Central varsity softball roster gives Bulldogs coach Brandee Doyle cause for concern About 2021, that is. Through the first week of practice, seven of Doyle’s 16 players were seniors “I don’t like it, but it is what it is,” she said.