New date for FFA pancake breakfast

The FFA pancake breakfast scheduled for Feb. 23 has been rescheduled for Friday, March 2, from 7 to 8:30 am at the Ram Restaurant at Greene County High School.

FFA members will serve pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage and beverages.

The community is welcome. Free will donations will be accepted.

Ornamental and turfgrass applicators course is March 7

Early registration ends Feb. 28

An ornamental and turfgrass applicators continuing instruction course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators will be held Wednesday, March 7. The program can be seen at locations across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) team. Continue reading Ornamental and turfgrass applicators course is March 7

Soup luncheon Saturday in Rippey

The Rippey library staff and board of trustees will host a soup luncheon Saturday, Feb. 17, from 11 am to 2 pm at the library.

Proceeds from a free will donation will be used to supplement the library budget.

All are welcome.

Sneak peak: Scranton Memory Room

~by The Scranton Journal

Volunteers are putting the finishing touches on the Scranton School Memory Room, located in the Community Center. The area has been completely remodeled with new lighting windows, ceiling, carpet, slat wall, insulation, HVAC duct work and lighted display cases. All of the donated items have been catalogued so that a permanent record of the memorabilia is on record. Continue reading Sneak peak: Scranton Memory Room

Hunter safety course slated

A hunter safety training course  will be offered Feb. 27, March 1 and 3. The course, sponsored by the Greene County conservation board, is scheduled for 6:30 to 9 pm on Tuesday and Thursday. The classes will be held at the Milwaukee Road depot in Jefferson. The class on Saturday will be located at Slininger Woods west of Jefferson from 8 am to 4 pm. Continue reading Hunter safety course slated

Jefferson Matters offers design assistance

Jefferson Matters: Main Street is offering building owners in the Main Street district an opportunity for free design consultation with Main Street Iowa design specialists Tim Reinders and Maia Jessen.

A simple form needs to be completed indicating interested areas such as roof work, masonry, site improvements, parking, signage, awnings, transom windows, doors, handicapped accessibility, rear entrance, interior updating, upper floor renovation, ceilings, or windows. Continue reading Jefferson Matters offers design assistance