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After a great start, the Chariton JV 1 boys basketball team wasn’t quite able to hang on in a 67-51 loss to Davis County at Bloomfield Feb. 4. The JV 1 Chargers built a 10-point lead after one period and still led by seven at halftime but were outscored 40-17 in the second half.

Chariton senior Dylan Cain (middle) was recognized in between the Varsity games against Davis County Monday night for being selected to play in the 2020 Iowa Shrine Bowl at the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls on Saturday, July 18. Cain will play in the Shrine Bowl as either a running back or a lineb…

Services for Millie Irving, 94, will be Friday, Feb. 14, 2020 at 11 a.m. at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Chariton. A luncheon will be served following the service. Family will receive friends on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 from 5 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials will be used to p…

Services for Glenys Marie Wheeldon, 81, will be held Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020 at 2 p.m. at the Highland Park Christian Church in Des Moines, Iowa. Visitatin will be held at 1 p.m. also at Highland Park Christian Church.

Good shooting combined with strong second half defense helped lift the Chariton Varsity boys basketball team to a 61-59 win over Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont at Eddyville this past Friday night. The win was the third in a row for Chariton, which moved to 8-8 overall and 6-4 in the conference.

The Chariton Varsity boys basketball team played a good all-around game in a 71-57 win over Pleasantville at Chariton Tuesday night.

The Chariton Varsity girls basketball team struggled in a 69-29 loss to Knoxville on Coaches vs. Cancer Night at Knoxville this past Saturday night. The Lady Chargers struggled to score especially in the second and fourth quarters and couldn’t stop the Lady Panthers defensively for most of t…

The Chariton Varsity wrestlers wrestled at a triangular meet at Des Moines East with Des Moines East and Wayne this past Tuesday night, Jan. 21. The Chargers fell in both of their duals to Wayne, 54-30, and to East, 77-6.

The Chariton Varsity boys played a very good Oskaloosa team tough on the road before falling, 62-52, at Oskaloosa Monday night. The Chargers led by one after one period and trailed by just five at halftime. They were still within striking distance heading into the fourth quarter but couldn’t…

The Chariton Varsity boys basketball team gave a great effort but came up a little short in the end in a 65-53 loss at Albia this past Thursday night. Chariton trailed by just three going into the fourth quarter but couldn’t quite pull off the upset against a very good one-loss team.