Who’s Gonna Win? – Week 5 – 09/22/2017

Podcasts, Sports, Trojan Preview/Who’s Gonna Win?

September 22nd, 2017 by Chris Parks

Chris Parks, Jim Field, Matt Mullenix, and Doug Leonard pick high school football games from around the area on another season of Who’s Gonna Win? We take a look each week at 8 area high school football games and make our selections.

Last Week:

Jim 6-2
Doug 4-4
Matt 4-4
Chris 3-5

Overall Standings:

Jim 21-11
Doug 20-12
Chris 19-13
Matt 19-13


Trojan Preview – Week 5 – 09/22/2017

Podcasts, Sports, Trojan Preview/Who’s Gonna Win?

September 22nd, 2017 by Chris Parks

Chris Parks’ weekly discussion with Atlantic Head Football Coach Mike McDermott. They discuss the loss to Winterset last week and preparations for Creston Orient-Macksburg on Homecoming this week.


GERALD WHEATLEY, 82, of Massena (Svcs. 09/26/2017)


September 22nd, 2017 by Chris Parks

GERALD WHEATLEY, 82, of Massena died Thursday, September 21st at Atlantic Specialty Care. A visitation to celebrate life of GERALD WHEATLEY will be held Tuesday, September 26th from 5:00pm-7:00pm at Roland Funeral Home in Atlantic.

A prayer service will be held on Tuesday, September 26th during visitation with the family at 6:45pm. Open visitation will be held Tuesday, September 26th from 8:00am until the time of family visitation at Roland Funeral Home in Atlantic.

Burial will be at a later date in the Brighton Township Cemetery, northeast of Marne.

Online condolences may be left at www.RolandFuneralService.com

GERALD WHEATLEY is survived by:

Spouse: Sally Wheatley of Omaha, NE.

Children: Steve Wheatley of Clarinda. Rick (Peg) Wheatley of Massena. Jody (Frank) Young of Avoca.

Numerouse Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren.

Red Oak woman arrested on weapon & drug charges following Adams Co. accident


September 22nd, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Deputies with the Adams County Sheriff’s Office today (Friday) arrested a woman on drug, weapon and other charges, as part of an accident investigation. Authorities say Deputies were called to Highway 34 and Loomis Road at around 8:15-a.m., for a vehicle accident. Their investigation determined the driver of the vehicle, 47-year old Iva Ransom, of Red Oak, was a Felon in possession of a firearm, and that she was Possession of a Controlled Substance/marijuana.

Ransom was also issued citations for Driving While Suspended with 18 withdrawals in effect, and for No Insurance/accident related. She was being held in the Adams County Jail on $5,300 bond.

(12:40-p.m. News)

JAMES J. MURRAY, 85, of Irwin (Graveside Svcs.


September 22nd, 2017 by Ric Hanson

JAMES J. MURRAY, 85, of Irwin, died Wed., Sept. 20th. Graveside services and burial for JAMES MURRAY will be held 2-p.m. Tue., Sept. 26th, at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Irwin. Burmeister-Johannsen Funeral Home in Harlan has the arrangements.

Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday, Sept. 25t, from 2-until 8-p.m., with the family greeting friends from 6-until 8-p.m.; Online condolences may be left at www.burmeisterjohannsen.com.

JAMES J. MURRAY is survived by:

His children – Vicki Krohn, of Harlan; Ron Murray, of Manning, and Kristi Murray, of Lake Elsinore, CA.

His step-children: Pam and Pat.

His brothers – Walter (June) Murray, of Manilla, and Dale “Jr.” Murray, of Harlan.

many step-grandchildren and step great-grandchildren.

Audubon Police report 2 arrests


September 22nd, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Audubon Police Chief Matt Starmer reports two arrests. On Tuesday, officers arrested 31-year old Jacob David Otten of Audubon, for Driving While Suspended.  Otten was arrested and released on promise to appear in court, And, on Wednesday, 31-year old Spencer Gordon Heuton, of Audubon, was arrested for Domestic Abuse Assault, Disorderly Conduct and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Heuton was transported to the Audubon County Jail.

Escaped prison captured in Iowa to return to Nebraska


September 22nd, 2017 by Ric Hanson

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) – An armed Nebraska inmate who escaped and was captured in western Iowa will not fight extradition back to Nebraska. Eric Scott agreed during a court hearing Friday in Council Bluffs to be sent back to Nebraska to face charges related to the escape.

Officials say the 37-year-old Scott was being transported by a Dodge County Sheriff’s Deputy in an unmarked government car on Wednesday when he slipped his handcuffs and used his leg-iron chain to choke the deputy, who was driving. Scott then gained control of the car, shoving the deputy out. Scott was arrested Thursday after he was found walking near the Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office. Officials found the Dodge County deputy’s service weapon on Scott when he was arrested.

Iowa, Nebraska to see high heat on first day of fall

News, Weather

September 22nd, 2017 by Ric Hanson

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – It’s the first day of fall, but residents in Iowa and Nebraska shouldn’t break out those sweaters and boots just yet. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for most of Iowa, covering most of the eastern two-thirds of the state. The advisory is in effect until 7 p.m. today (Friday). Forecasters say high temperatures climbing into the 90s mixed with high humidity will push the heat index to around 100 degrees in some places.

The weather service has also issued a hazardous weather outlook for Nebraska and western Iowa, where the heat index is expected to climb to the upper 90s. The service says a cold front is expected to move into the region early next week and will bring more seasonal temperatures.

Heat Advisory issued for many Iowa Counties


September 22nd, 2017 by Ric Hanson

The National Weather Service has issued a HEAT ADVISORY in effect until 7-p.m. today (Friday), for the following Counties in the KJAN listening area: Sac-Crawford-Carroll-Audubon-Guthrie-Dallas-Cass-Adair-Madison-Adams-Union-Taylor and Ringgold.

* TEMPERATURE…Highs will range from the middle 80s to lower 90s. Peak heat index values in the middle 90s–approaching 100 at times–can be expected this afternoon.

* IMPACTS…Prolonged exposure to heat and humidity may lead to heat-related illness if precautions are not taken. People planning outdoor activities–and people attending or participating in athletic and other outdoor events–today should be cognizant of these unusually warm and humid

Heat Advisory for Iowa Counties in orange until 7-p.m.


A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.

Take extra precautions, if you work or spend time outside. When possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work, the occupational safety and health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency, call 9 1 1.

Additional drug charges filed against 2 Audubon residents


September 22nd, 2017 by Ric Hanson

The Audubon County Sheriff’s Office reports additional charges have been filed against two people who have been arrested on drug charges. Charges of Manufacturing marijuana within 1,000 feet of a school, and gathering where controlled substances are used, were filed today (Friday), against 39-year old Nancy Beth Nelson, of Audubon. The latest charges stem from a search warrant executed Thursday at 530 Leroy Street, in Audubon. Nelson remains in the Audubon County Jail on a $35,000 bond.  30-year old Dustin Douglas Williams, of Audubon, faces an additional charge of Gathering where controlled substances are used.

Williams was previously charged with Manufacturing marijuana within 1,000-feet of a school, and two-counts of Child Endangerment. Those charges were also the result of a search warrant executed today (Thursday) at Williams’ home at 530 Leroy Street. Williams, who was arrested Thursday, remains in the Audubon County Jail, with his bond set at $45,000.

Williams and Nelson were also arrested 1-a.m. Sept. 15th, following a traffic stop on Highway 71 near 130th Street in Audubon County. At that time, Nelson was charged with: Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine over 5 grams: Possession Marijuana; 3 counts of Unlawful Possession of Prescription Drugs; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, No Insurance and Insufficient number of headlights.