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As of 9/21/2020, 5 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Lucas County for a total of 145 confirmed cases. The age groups of the new positive cases are1 adult (age 18-40) 2 middle age adults (age 41-60) and 2 older adults (age 61-80). There are 78 recovered, which leaves 61 active case…

As of September 20, 2020, 4 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Lucas County for a total of 140 confirmed cases. The age groups of the new positive cases are 3 adults (age 18-40) and 1 middle age adult (age 41-60). There are 77 recovered, which leaves 57 active cases and unfortunate…

As of 9/14/2020, 7 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Lucas County for a total of 125 confirmed cases. The age groups of the new positive cases are 2 children (age 0-17), 3 adults (age 18-40) and 2 middle age adults (age 41-60). There are 73 recovered, which leaves 46 active cases …

As of September 13, 2020, 1 new case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Lucas County for a total of 118 confirmed cases. The age group of the new positive case is 1 middle age adult (age 41-60). There are 73 recovered, which leaves 39 active cases and unfortunately 6 deaths.

As of 9/11/2020, 3 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Lucas County for a total of 116 confirmed cases. The age groups of the new positive cases are 2 adults (age 18-40) and 1 middle age adult (age 41-60). There are 68 recovered, which leaves 42 active cases and unfortunately 6 deaths.

As of 9/10/2020, 3 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Lucas County for a total of 113 confirmed cases. The age groups of the new positive cases are 2 adults (age 18-40) and 1 older adult (age 61-80). There are 68 recovered, which leaves 39 active cases and unfortunately 6 deaths.

As of 9/9/2020, 2 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Lucas County for a total of 110 confirmed cases. The age groups of the new positive cases are 1 child (age 0-17) and 1 adult (age 18-40). There are 68 recovered, which leaves 36 active cases and unfortunately 6 deaths.

As of 9/8/2020, 6 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Lucas County for a total of 108 confirmed cases. The age groups of the new positive cases are 1 child (age 0-17), 2 adults (age 18-40) and 3 older adults (age 61-80). There are 67 recovered, which leaves 36 active cases and unfor…

A very nice informative ceremony was held for the Dedication of the World War II Mural at the Lucas County Veterans Memorial Park in Chariton Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, the date which marked the 75th anniversary year of the end of World War II.

As of 9/7/2020, 2 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Lucas County for a total of 102 confirmed cases. The age groups of the new positive cases are 1 adult (age 18-40) and 1 middle age adult (age 41-60). There are 66 recovered, which leaves 31 active cases and unfortunately 5 deaths.

As of Sept. 6, 2020, 1 new case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Lucas County for a total of 100 confirmed cases. The age group of the new positive case is a middle age adult (age 41-60). There are 66 recovered, which leaves 29 active cases and unfortunately 5 deaths.

As of Sept. 3, 2020, two new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Lucas County for a total of 99 confirmed cases. The age groups of the new positive cases are an adult (age 18-40) and a middle age adult (age 41-60). There are 57 recovered, which leaves 37 active cases and unfortunately f…

As of 9/1/2020, 2 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Lucas County for a total of 97 confirmed cases. The age group of the new positive cases are middle age adults (age 41-60). There are 47 recovered, which leaves 45 active cases and unfortunately 5 deaths.

As of 8/31/2020, Lucas County has 95 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Lucas County. There were updates from last Friday and today to account for those who tested positive with antigen testing and updated addresses noted during the investigations, which these account for 4 cases. The …

Pictured are the people who were present for the check presentation from Circle of Life Hospice to the South Central Iowa Community Foundation (SCICF) on the Larry Clark Memorial Gazebo this past Tuesday. In the middle former Circle of Life Hospice Administrator Sherry McDonald (in white) is…

As of 8/27/2020, 3 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Lucas County for a total of 89 confirmed cases. The age groups of the new positive cases are a child (age 0-17), and 2 adults (age 18-40). There are 38 recovered, which leaves 46 active cases and unfortunately 5 deaths. The numb…

As of 8/25/2020, 3 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Lucas County for a total of 86 confirmed cases. The age groups of the new positive cases are middle age adult (age 41-60), and older adult (age 61-80) and an elderly adult (>80). There are 36 recovered, which leaves 45 active…

The Chariton School District welcomes six new teachers for the 2020-21 school year. One of the new teachers is Chariton native Caroline Hunkele, who is a 2014 graduate of Chariton High School.

Each of Iowa’s 99 counties is known for distinctions or peculiarities that set it apart from neighboring counties. For instance, Johnson County is home to the University of Iowa, while Iowa State University is located in Story County.

On Aug. 18 the Lucas County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a domestic assault that occurred at 16874 Hwy 34. When Law Enforcement arrived at the residence Nick Lee fled on foot and was pursued by Sheriff Tharp and Deputy Palmer. Mr. Lee was apprehended and arrested for Interference wi…

Chariton Schools Superintendent Larry Achenbach and the Chariton School Board laid out and had discussion on the schedule plan for the first two weeks of school at their monthly school board meeting Aug. 10. The first day of school in Chariton is Monday, Aug. 24.

Marci Prose is now the Campus Pastor at Grace Pointe Church of the Nazarene in Chariton. Prose began at the church as campus minister in October 2019 and she received her District license on July 10, 2020, to become campus pastor.

Pictured is the ribbon cutting that was held for the new playground at Halferty Park during the ceremony held at the park this past Thursday night. Pictured from left to right in front are: Charlotte Barnes, Vera Peterson and Altha Offenburger of ARC of Lucas County, Chariton City Manager an…

Pictured is the ribbon cutting that was held for the new playground at Halferty Park during the ceremony held at the park this past Thursday night. Pictured from left to right in front are: Charlotte Barnes, Vera Peterson and Altha Offenburger of ARC of Lucas County, Chariton City Manager an…

The Chariton City Council set a public hearing regarding the city contracting solid waste and recycling services for the City of Chariton at the Aug. 3 city council meeting. The hearing was set for Tuesday, Sept. 8, at 5 p.m. at Chariton City Hall.

As of Aug. 5, 2020, 10 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Lucas County for a total of 55 confirmed cases. The age groups of the new positive cases are 1 child (age 0-17), 3 adults (age 18-40), 5 middle age adults (age 41-60) and 1 older adult (age 61-80). There are 30 recovered cas…