A ceremony commemorating the reading of the Gettysburg Address was held at the Lucas County Veterans Memorial Park in Chariton Tuesday afternoon. Tuesday marked the 156th anniversary of the day the infamous speech was read by then President Abraham Lincoln on Nov. 19, 1863, in Gettysburg, Pa.
On Sept. 19, the Chariton Middle School 8th grade football team charged Reynolds Field to challenge a large group of Blue Demons from the east.
Garold Lee Hoch, 79 passed peacefully Monday, Nov. 11, 2019 at the Legacy Lodge Hospice. Garold was born on Nov. 15, 1939 in Iowa City, Iowa to Linus and Bertha Hoch. He was raised in a small town, Chariton, Iowa.
Weston Scott Siglin was born Aug. 26, 1967 to Larry and Rita Siglin in Leon, Iowa. He passed away on Nov. 2, 2019 in Tulsa Oklahoma. Weston grew up on the family farm in Chariton, Iowa and graduated from Chariton High School in 1986. He moved to Tulsa, Okla. when he was 22 years old to join …